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  • JETAANY Summer Retreat 2017 Saturday, June 17 – Sunday, June 18, 2017 Taconic Outdoor Education Center Coldspring, NY Bring yourselves. Bring your friends. Bring your kids. There’s something for everyone at the second annual JETAANY Summer Retreat! Activities, overnight lodging and all meals (lunch & dinner on Saturday and breakfast & lunch on Sunday) will be provided. We will be staying in 8-10 person cabins with shared bathrooms. Group transportation can be arranged (at an additional cost) if there is enough interest. Activities include: Hiking Boating Picnicking Low Ropes Course Campfire Sports and Games …and much more. Costs: Regular Program Fee*: register by 5/31 Both Days with lodging: $125/person 1 Day only- no lodging: $62.50/person *Children under 12 years old – half off price Transportation: $10-20 […]<!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons below -->

    (6/17-6/18) Registration Open for the 2017 JETAANY Summer Retreat

    JETAANY Summer Retreat 2017 Saturday, June 17 – Sunday, June 18, 2017 Taconic Outdoor Education Center Coldspring, NY Bring yourselves. Bring your friends. Bring your kids. There’s something for everyone at the second annual JETAANY Summer Retreat! Activities, overnight lodging and all meals (lunch & dinner on Saturday and breakfast & lunch on Sunday) will be provided. We will be staying in 8-10 person cabins with shared bathrooms. Group transportation can be arranged (at an additional cost) if there is enough interest. Activities include: Hiking Boating Picnicking Low Ropes Course Campfire Sports and Games …and much more. Costs: Regular Program Fee*: register by 5/31 Both Days with lodging: $125/person 1 Day only- no lodging: $62.50/person *Children under 12 years old – half off price Transportation: $10-20 […]

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  • By JQ magazine editor Justin Tedaldi (CIR Kobe-shi, 2001-02). Justin has written about Japanese arts and entertainment for JETAA since 2005. For more of his articles, click here. As spring continues and the weather continues to warm, New Yorkers can enjoy activities all over the city both indoors and out. This month’s highlights include: Monday, May 1, 7:30 p.m. An Evening with George Takei BAM Howard Gilman Opera House, 30 Lafayette Avenue $35-$75 Actor and social justice activist George Takei brings his uncanny eloquence and signature wit to BAM. In this very special evening, he shares the story of his Japanese-American family’s forced internment during World War II, a seemingly forgotten part of American history. He also takes audiences through […]<!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons below -->

    JQ Magazine: Nippon in New York — George Takei, Tokyo x Brooklyn, Japan Day @ Central Park

    By JQ magazine editor Justin Tedaldi (CIR Kobe-shi, 2001-02). Justin has written about Japanese arts and entertainment for JETAA since 2005. For more of his articles, click here. As spring continues and the weather continues to warm, New Yorkers can enjoy activities all over the city both indoors and out. This month’s highlights include: Monday, May 1, 7:30 p.m. An Evening with George Takei BAM Howard Gilman Opera House, 30 Lafayette Avenue $35-$75 Actor and social justice activist George Takei brings his uncanny eloquence and signature wit to BAM. In this very special evening, he shares the story of his Japanese-American family’s forced internment during World War II, a seemingly forgotten part of American history. He also takes audiences through […]

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  • By JQ magazine editor Justin Tedaldi (CIR Kobe-shi, 2001-02) for Shukan NY Seikatsu. Justin has written about Japanese arts and entertainment for JETAA since 2005. For more of his articles, click here. What do you get when you take candy-coated J-pop idol fashion, frenetic European folk accordion melodies, and a stuffed pink pig—all happening on the same stage? You get Charan-Po-Rantan, the “alternative chanson” duo of sisters Momo (vocals) and Koharu (accordion). Their music is an eclectic, multi-ethnic mix that combines originals from Koharu with inspired cover tunes ranging from Puffy to “Hava Nagilah” to the Super Mario Brothers theme, creating an infectious live experience. Originally formed in 2009 and signed as Avex recording artists in 2014, Charan-Po-Rantan’s latest album was released in January. This popular live act […]<!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons below -->

    Justin’s Japan: Charan-Po-Rantan Returns to New York

    By JQ magazine editor Justin Tedaldi (CIR Kobe-shi, 2001-02) for Shukan NY Seikatsu. Justin has written about Japanese arts and entertainment for JETAA since 2005. For more of his articles, click here. What do you get when you take candy-coated J-pop idol fashion, frenetic European folk accordion melodies, and a stuffed pink pig—all happening on the same stage? You get Charan-Po-Rantan, the “alternative chanson” duo of sisters Momo (vocals) and Koharu (accordion). Their music is an eclectic, multi-ethnic mix that combines originals from Koharu with inspired cover tunes ranging from Puffy to “Hava Nagilah” to the Super Mario Brothers theme, creating an infectious live experience. Originally formed in 2009 and signed as Avex recording artists in 2014, Charan-Po-Rantan’s latest album was released in January. This popular live act […]

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  • ALL VOLUNTEER SPOTS ARE FULL Join JETAANY at Japan Day in Central Park Sunday, May 14th On Sunday, May 14th (Mothers’ Day), JETAANY and the Japan Society will be hosting the Yo-Yo Balloon Tent at Japan Day in Central Park. We’ll be helping visitors “fish” for Yo-yo Balloons and need volunteers to assist in many areas of the booth – including greeting the guests, explaining the game, prepping water balloons, and assisting children with the game. All volunteers will get a delicious bento lunch, a drink and a free Japan Day t-shirt, plus meet tons of fun people and teach the NYC community a fun Japanese festival game.   Volunteers are needed for two shifts: #1 Morning Shift is FULL #2 Afternoon […]<!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons below -->

    (5/14) Volunteer with JETAANY at Japan Day in Central Park

    ALL VOLUNTEER SPOTS ARE FULL Join JETAANY at Japan Day in Central Park Sunday, May 14th On Sunday, May 14th (Mothers’ Day), JETAANY and the Japan Society will be hosting the Yo-Yo Balloon Tent at Japan Day in Central Park. We’ll be helping visitors “fish” for Yo-yo Balloons and need volunteers to assist in many areas of the booth – including greeting the guests, explaining the game, prepping water balloons, and assisting children with the game. All volunteers will get a delicious bento lunch, a drink and a free Japan Day t-shirt, plus meet tons of fun people and teach the NYC community a fun Japanese festival game.   Volunteers are needed for two shifts: #1 Morning Shift is FULL #2 Afternoon […]

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  • By JQ magazine editor Justin Tedaldi (CIR Kobe–shi, 2001-02) for Examiner.com. Visit his Japanese culture page here for related stories. Spring has sprung in the Big Apple, and that means one thing: a new season of sounds, colors, and spectacular performing arts to match the blossoming sakura trees throughout the city. This month’s highlights include: Now playing Your Name Landmark Sunshine Cinema, 143 East Houston Street $14.50 Written and directed by Makoto Shinkai (5 Centimeters Per Second, Children Who Chase Lost Voices), the highest-grossing internationally released anime film in history finally comes to America! The day the stars fell, two lives changed forever. High schoolers Mitsuha and Taki are complete strangers living separate lives. But one night, they suddenly switch places. Mitsuha wakes up in Taki’s body, and he in hers. This […]<!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons below -->

    JQ Magazine: Nippon in New York — ‘Your Name,’ Miyavi, Charan-Po-Rantan

    By JQ magazine editor Justin Tedaldi (CIR Kobe–shi, 2001-02) for Examiner.com. Visit his Japanese culture page here for related stories. Spring has sprung in the Big Apple, and that means one thing: a new season of sounds, colors, and spectacular performing arts to match the blossoming sakura trees throughout the city. This month’s highlights include: Now playing Your Name Landmark Sunshine Cinema, 143 East Houston Street $14.50 Written and directed by Makoto Shinkai (5 Centimeters Per Second, Children Who Chase Lost Voices), the highest-grossing internationally released anime film in history finally comes to America! The day the stars fell, two lives changed forever. High schoolers Mitsuha and Taki are complete strangers living separate lives. But one night, they suddenly switch places. Mitsuha wakes up in Taki’s body, and he in hers. This […]

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  • Tuesday, April 18th is fast approaching and if you are still in need to file your taxes considering going to HR Block.  This referral program for new clients will donate $20 to JETAANY if you show this referral flyer with our non-profit ID on it.  Download referral letter If you have any questions Contact John Sandoval (JET Alum Mie ’92-’94) john.sandoval@tax.hrblock.com<!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons below -->

    Get your taxes done by HR Block and $20 goes to JETAANY

    Tuesday, April 18th is fast approaching and if you are still in need to file your taxes considering going to HR Block.  This referral program for new clients will donate $20 to JETAANY if you show this referral flyer with our non-profit ID on it.  Download referral letter If you have any questions Contact John Sandoval (JET Alum Mie ’92-’94) john.sandoval@tax.hrblock.com

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  • Join us for our largest networking event of the year! We get 100+ attendees every year so make sure to get your spot! When: Wednesday, March 22nd,  6:30 pm – 9:30 pm Where: Legends Bar, 6 West 33rd Street @ 5th Ave, New York, NY 10001 (Private space downstairs) Questions: Contact Pam Kavalam (president @ jetaany.org) Cost: $15 prepay (Monday, March 20th at noon/ $20 (Wednesday, March 22nd – cash at the door) What you get: We’ll be serving “hearty hors d’oeuvres” included in the entry price. There will be a ***special extended happy hour***  for attendees! And of course, you’ll get the opportunity to meet AMAZING people! RSVP: Get your spot by using Paypal and check out who else is coming on Facebook The […]<!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons below -->

    (3/22) JETAANY’s Annual Meishi Exchange Networking Event!

    Join us for our largest networking event of the year! We get 100+ attendees every year so make sure to get your spot! When: Wednesday, March 22nd,  6:30 pm – 9:30 pm Where: Legends Bar, 6 West 33rd Street @ 5th Ave, New York, NY 10001 (Private space downstairs) Questions: Contact Pam Kavalam (president @ jetaany.org) Cost: $15 prepay (Monday, March 20th at noon/ $20 (Wednesday, March 22nd – cash at the door) What you get: We’ll be serving “hearty hors d’oeuvres” included in the entry price. There will be a ***special extended happy hour***  for attendees! And of course, you’ll get the opportunity to meet AMAZING people! RSVP: Get your spot by using Paypal and check out who else is coming on Facebook The […]

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  • By JQ magazine editor Justin Tedaldi (CIR Kobe-shi, 2001-02). Justin has written about Japanese arts and entertainment for JETAA since 2005. For more of his articles, click here. Tucked between Oscar and cherry blossom season, March offers an unmissable array of concerts, performances and exhibitions, appealing to both modern and traditional tastes. This month’s highlights include: March 1-4, 7:30 p.m. Kodo: Dadan 2017 BAM Howard Gilman Opera House, 30 Lafayette Ave. (Brooklyn) $32-$65 Emanating an ancient cavernous thunder, a group of disciplined, muscled bodies pound traditional Japanese drums with sticks the size of a forearm. With these performances of Dadan (Drumming Man), Japan’s preeminent taiko ensemble, Kodo, celebrates its 35th anniversary and showcases the spectacular sonic possibilities of these time-honored instruments, […]<!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons below -->

    JQ Magazine: Nippon in New York — Kodo, Balloon Ninja, ‘Ghost in the Shell’

    By JQ magazine editor Justin Tedaldi (CIR Kobe-shi, 2001-02). Justin has written about Japanese arts and entertainment for JETAA since 2005. For more of his articles, click here. Tucked between Oscar and cherry blossom season, March offers an unmissable array of concerts, performances and exhibitions, appealing to both modern and traditional tastes. This month’s highlights include: March 1-4, 7:30 p.m. Kodo: Dadan 2017 BAM Howard Gilman Opera House, 30 Lafayette Ave. (Brooklyn) $32-$65 Emanating an ancient cavernous thunder, a group of disciplined, muscled bodies pound traditional Japanese drums with sticks the size of a forearm. With these performances of Dadan (Drumming Man), Japan’s preeminent taiko ensemble, Kodo, celebrates its 35th anniversary and showcases the spectacular sonic possibilities of these time-honored instruments, […]

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  • Date: Wednesday, March 1st Time: 6:30 pm – 8:15 pm Location: Japan Local Government Center (3 Park Avenue, 20th Floor) Registration: Fill out this google doc Cost: Free! *While this event is free, please fill out the form to register as we need an accurate headcount for food. Join JET Alumni Lee Uehara and Alex Varney for a conversation about starting a business, digital marketing/PR fundamentals, useful (and often free) online tools, and general things to keep in mind when bringing a product or service to life and marketing it. Lee is a serial entrepreneur with a string of businesses under her belt, and Alex provides PR, digital marketing, and event management services at an integrated digital marketing/communications firm. Both look forward […]<!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons below -->

    3/1 So You Wanna Start a Business?

    Date: Wednesday, March 1st Time: 6:30 pm – 8:15 pm Location: Japan Local Government Center (3 Park Avenue, 20th Floor) Registration: Fill out this google doc Cost: Free! *While this event is free, please fill out the form to register as we need an accurate headcount for food. Join JET Alumni Lee Uehara and Alex Varney for a conversation about starting a business, digital marketing/PR fundamentals, useful (and often free) online tools, and general things to keep in mind when bringing a product or service to life and marketing it. Lee is a serial entrepreneur with a string of businesses under her belt, and Alex provides PR, digital marketing, and event management services at an integrated digital marketing/communications firm. Both look forward […]

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  • Do you want to share Japanese culture with NYC youth? At this awesome annual event with Big Brothers/Big Sisters (BB/BS) of NYC, we volunteer and help introduce Japanese culture to the kids and their big brother/sister through fun and varied activities including: -Kimono Fitting -Origami -Japanese Writing -Chopstick Challenge -Making Onigiri (Japanese Rice Balls) -Japanese Dancing *The event runs from 12:00-3:00PM, but volunteers will also be needed for setup and cleanup before and after the event. When: Saturday, February 25th 2017 *12:00-3:00PM Where: Boys and Girls Club of America (Financial District) 40 Rector Street 11th Floor What: Volunteer and help introduce Japanese culture to kids RSVP: Via this google doc Cost: No Cost to Attend. Mark yourself as attending on Facebook and email […]<!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons below -->

    (2/25) Japan-a-Mania 2017

    Do you want to share Japanese culture with NYC youth? At this awesome annual event with Big Brothers/Big Sisters (BB/BS) of NYC, we volunteer and help introduce Japanese culture to the kids and their big brother/sister through fun and varied activities including: -Kimono Fitting -Origami -Japanese Writing -Chopstick Challenge -Making Onigiri (Japanese Rice Balls) -Japanese Dancing *The event runs from 12:00-3:00PM, but volunteers will also be needed for setup and cleanup before and after the event. When: Saturday, February 25th 2017 *12:00-3:00PM Where: Boys and Girls Club of America (Financial District) 40 Rector Street 11th Floor What: Volunteer and help introduce Japanese culture to kids RSVP: Via this google doc Cost: No Cost to Attend. Mark yourself as attending on Facebook and email […]

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  • By JQ magazine editor Justin Tedaldi (CIR Kobe-shi, 2001-02). Justin has written about Japanese arts and entertainment for JETAA since 2005. For more of his articles, click here. Stay warm this winter with some hot local events, from an exhibition that will transport you to another time and place, some new an classic anime screenings, and a mash-up multimedia performance you won’t want to miss. This month’s highlights include: Now through May 14 Hello from Japan! Children’s Museum of Manhattan, 212 West 83rd Street $12 children and adults, $8 seniors  Back for the new year, this exhibit highlights how old and new traditions coexist in Japan, giving visitors a family-friendly window into Japanese culture. Children will have fun learning about […]<!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons below -->

    JQ Magazine: Nippon in New York — ‘Your Name’ Premiere, Hougaku Quartet, ‘Girl X’

    By JQ magazine editor Justin Tedaldi (CIR Kobe-shi, 2001-02). Justin has written about Japanese arts and entertainment for JETAA since 2005. For more of his articles, click here. Stay warm this winter with some hot local events, from an exhibition that will transport you to another time and place, some new an classic anime screenings, and a mash-up multimedia performance you won’t want to miss. This month’s highlights include: Now through May 14 Hello from Japan! Children’s Museum of Manhattan, 212 West 83rd Street $12 children and adults, $8 seniors  Back for the new year, this exhibit highlights how old and new traditions coexist in Japan, giving visitors a family-friendly window into Japanese culture. Children will have fun learning about […]

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  • By JQ magazine editor Justin Tedaldi (CIR Kobe-shi, 2001-02). Justin has written about Japanese arts and entertainment for JETAA since 2005. For more of his articles, click here. Start 2017 off right by heading down to your local concert hall, cinema, or arts center for some fantastic new year’s fare. Whether you enjoy movies, travel, or orchestral performances classic video games, treat yourself and catch a break from the cold. This month’s highlights include: Now playing through Jan. 5 Ocean Waves IFC Center, 323 Sixth Avenue $15  New 4K restoration! Rarely seen outside of Japan, Ocean Waves is a subtle, poignant and wonderfully detailed story of adolescence and teenage isolation. Taku and his best friend Yutaka are headed back to […]<!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons below -->

    JQ Magazine: Nippon in New York — Anime films, Final Fantasy Live, Yoshiki at Carnegie Hall

    By JQ magazine editor Justin Tedaldi (CIR Kobe-shi, 2001-02). Justin has written about Japanese arts and entertainment for JETAA since 2005. For more of his articles, click here. Start 2017 off right by heading down to your local concert hall, cinema, or arts center for some fantastic new year’s fare. Whether you enjoy movies, travel, or orchestral performances classic video games, treat yourself and catch a break from the cold. This month’s highlights include: Now playing through Jan. 5 Ocean Waves IFC Center, 323 Sixth Avenue $15  New 4K restoration! Rarely seen outside of Japan, Ocean Waves is a subtle, poignant and wonderfully detailed story of adolescence and teenage isolation. Taku and his best friend Yutaka are headed back to […]

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  • When: Thursday, December 15th, 7:00 pm Where:  Evergreen Shanghai Restaurant & Lounge (10 East 38th Street, New York, NY 10016) Facebook: Let others know you’re attending on our event’s page. Questions:  Contact Wendy Ikemoto at social[at]jetaany.org Come join JETAANY at the annual Bōnenkai and Quarterly Meeting! Let’s celebrate the end of 2016 over Chinese cuisine and good company. If you are interested to get involved or have ideas to share this is a great place to join the planning committees.   This event tends to sell out quickly so be sure to secure your spot through PayPal. After you have paid you will receive an e-mail confirming your spot. It is family style, so each table of 10 people will […]<!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons below -->

    SOLD OUT – (12/15) JETAANY Annual Bonenkai 2016

    When: Thursday, December 15th, 7:00 pm Where:  Evergreen Shanghai Restaurant & Lounge (10 East 38th Street, New York, NY 10016) Facebook: Let others know you’re attending on our event’s page. Questions:  Contact Wendy Ikemoto at social[at]jetaany.org Come join JETAANY at the annual Bōnenkai and Quarterly Meeting! Let’s celebrate the end of 2016 over Chinese cuisine and good company. If you are interested to get involved or have ideas to share this is a great place to join the planning committees.   This event tends to sell out quickly so be sure to secure your spot through PayPal. After you have paid you will receive an e-mail confirming your spot. It is family style, so each table of 10 people will […]

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  • By JQ magazine editor Justin Tedaldi (CIR Kobe-shi, 2001-02). Justin has written about Japanese arts and entertainment for JETAA since 2005. For more of his articles, click here. From the silver screen to the stage to J-pop, November is just as colorful as the autumn leaves drifting through the air. Add these live events to the mix and you’ve got an irresistibly epic rundown. This month’s highlights include: Friday, Nov. 4, various times We Are X Alamo Drafthouse Downtown Brooklyn, 445 Albee Square West $11 East Coast premiere! This award-winning documentary debuted at Sundance and SXSW earlier this year chronicles the back story of the hard rock band X Japan, as its star drummer Yoshiki prepares for a reunion concert […]<!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons below -->

    JQ Magazine: Nippon in New York — ‘We Are X,’ ‘Tonoharu,’ VAMPS, Momoiro Clover Z

    By JQ magazine editor Justin Tedaldi (CIR Kobe-shi, 2001-02). Justin has written about Japanese arts and entertainment for JETAA since 2005. For more of his articles, click here. From the silver screen to the stage to J-pop, November is just as colorful as the autumn leaves drifting through the air. Add these live events to the mix and you’ve got an irresistibly epic rundown. This month’s highlights include: Friday, Nov. 4, various times We Are X Alamo Drafthouse Downtown Brooklyn, 445 Albee Square West $11 East Coast premiere! This award-winning documentary debuted at Sundance and SXSW earlier this year chronicles the back story of the hard rock band X Japan, as its star drummer Yoshiki prepares for a reunion concert […]

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  • Meet & Greet with the East Japan Dream Project When: Wednesday, August 17th from 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm Who: Any JET alumni, particularly those from the Tohoku area Where:  49 West 45th Street, 11th Floor, New York, NY 10036 Cost:  $22 covers sushi, sake, beer, wine and soft drinks. RSVP HERE. Kenshiro Oshima from the East Japan Dream Project has invited two students from Tohoku to give presentations about their life in Tohoku after the events of March 2011. They are in NY for two weeks to study English and fisheries. They will be accompanied by their teacher and others from Japan and will be meeting with Tohoku JET alumni. We’ll share stories over sushi, beer, sake and snacks. Feel free to RSVP for the event on Paypal […]<!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons below -->

    (8/17) Meet & Greet with the East Japan Dream Project

    Meet & Greet with the East Japan Dream Project When: Wednesday, August 17th from 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm Who: Any JET alumni, particularly those from the Tohoku area Where:  49 West 45th Street, 11th Floor, New York, NY 10036 Cost:  $22 covers sushi, sake, beer, wine and soft drinks. RSVP HERE. Kenshiro Oshima from the East Japan Dream Project has invited two students from Tohoku to give presentations about their life in Tohoku after the events of March 2011. They are in NY for two weeks to study English and fisheries. They will be accompanied by their teacher and others from Japan and will be meeting with Tohoku JET alumni. We’ll share stories over sushi, beer, sake and snacks. Feel free to RSVP for the event on Paypal […]

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  • By JQ magazine editor Justin Tedaldi (CIR Kobe-shi, 2001-02). Visit his Examiner.com Japanese culture page here for related stories. After you’ve seen the outdoor fireworks, enjoy some summer events in the cool indoors, whether it’s catching one of the dozens films premiering at Japan Society’s annual festival, or enjoying anything from traditional theater to the latest pop sensation. This month’s highlights include:  Various dates beginning July 6 Studio Ghibli Summer Festival Village East Cinema, 181-189 Second Avenue $10, $15  This month, Village East Cinema presents four films from the legendary Studio Ghibli and Academy Award-winning director Hayao Miyazaki! Every Wednesday and Thursday from July 6 through July 28 offers a chance to enjoy some Japan’s greatest and most influential animated films on the big screen. The morning screenings […]<!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons below -->

    JQ Magazine: Nippon in New York — Studio Ghibli, JAPAN CUTS, Hotei, ‘Takarazuka CHICAGO,’ Kyary Pamyu Pamyu

    By JQ magazine editor Justin Tedaldi (CIR Kobe-shi, 2001-02). Visit his Examiner.com Japanese culture page here for related stories. After you’ve seen the outdoor fireworks, enjoy some summer events in the cool indoors, whether it’s catching one of the dozens films premiering at Japan Society’s annual festival, or enjoying anything from traditional theater to the latest pop sensation. This month’s highlights include:  Various dates beginning July 6 Studio Ghibli Summer Festival Village East Cinema, 181-189 Second Avenue $10, $15  This month, Village East Cinema presents four films from the legendary Studio Ghibli and Academy Award-winning director Hayao Miyazaki! Every Wednesday and Thursday from July 6 through July 28 offers a chance to enjoy some Japan’s greatest and most influential animated films on the big screen. The morning screenings […]

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  • Love Running? Love Ramen? Why not join the JETAANY Rameneers and wear this snazzy running shirt with our brand new logo. You must order by May 9th to get the early bird price of $11.50 per shirt ($12.50 if using PayPal), thanks to JET Alumni Association of New York! In the future, the price will likely be somewhere around $15 to $20. Color options: Red or White Gender: Men or Women Sizes: Small – 3XL T-shirt Quality: The shirts are 100% polyester birds pique knit flatback mesh. Athletic fit with reversed inset side panels and reflective piping. New Balance dry moisture management. Cost: $11.50 per shirt ($1 pay PayPal fee per shirt, unless paying with Venmo) STEP 1: Place Order […]<!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons below -->

    Rameneers Running Shirt

    Love Running? Love Ramen? Why not join the JETAANY Rameneers and wear this snazzy running shirt with our brand new logo. You must order by May 9th to get the early bird price of $11.50 per shirt ($12.50 if using PayPal), thanks to JET Alumni Association of New York! In the future, the price will likely be somewhere around $15 to $20. Color options: Red or White Gender: Men or Women Sizes: Small – 3XL T-shirt Quality: The shirts are 100% polyester birds pique knit flatback mesh. Athletic fit with reversed inset side panels and reflective piping. New Balance dry moisture management. Cost: $11.50 per shirt ($1 pay PayPal fee per shirt, unless paying with Venmo) STEP 1: Place Order […]

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  • JETAANY Summer Retreat 2016 Saturday, July 30, 2016 – Sunday, July 31, 2016 Taconic Outdoor Education Center Coldspring, NY Bring yourselves. Bring your friends. Bring your kids. There’s something for everyone at the first-ever JETAANY Summer Retreat! Activities, overnight lodging and all meals (lunch & dinner on Saturday and breakfast & lunch on Sunday) will be provided. We will be staying in 8-10 person cabins with shared bathrooms. Bus transportation (at an extra cost) can be provided if there is enough interest. Activities include: Hiking Boating Picnicking Low Ropes Course Campfire Sports and Games …and much more. Costs: Program Fee (with lodging): $102.50/person Program Fee (without lodging – one day only): $51.50/person Children under 12 years old – half off price Transportation: $10-20 […]<!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons below -->

    (7/30-7/31) Save the Date: JETAANY Summer Retreat

    JETAANY Summer Retreat 2016 Saturday, July 30, 2016 – Sunday, July 31, 2016 Taconic Outdoor Education Center Coldspring, NY Bring yourselves. Bring your friends. Bring your kids. There’s something for everyone at the first-ever JETAANY Summer Retreat! Activities, overnight lodging and all meals (lunch & dinner on Saturday and breakfast & lunch on Sunday) will be provided. We will be staying in 8-10 person cabins with shared bathrooms. Bus transportation (at an extra cost) can be provided if there is enough interest. Activities include: Hiking Boating Picnicking Low Ropes Course Campfire Sports and Games …and much more. Costs: Program Fee (with lodging): $102.50/person Program Fee (without lodging – one day only): $51.50/person Children under 12 years old – half off price Transportation: $10-20 […]

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  •   On Sunday, May 8th (Mothers’ Day), JETAANY and the Japan Society will be hosting the Yo-Yo Balloon Tent at Japan Day in Central Park.   We’ll be helping visitors “fish” for Yo-yo Balloons and need volunteers to assist in many areas of the booth – including greeting the guests, explaining the game, prepping water balloons, and assisting children with the game.   All volunteers will get a delicious bento lunch, a drink and a free Japan Day t-shirt, plus meet tons of fun people and teach the NYC community a fun Japanese festival game.   Volunteers are needed for two shifts: #1 Morning 8am-12:30 pm #2 Afternoon 12 pm-5:00 pm It’s a super fun day, so we’ll hope you’ll […]<!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons below -->

    (5/8) Volunteer with JETAANY at Japan Day in Central Park!

      On Sunday, May 8th (Mothers’ Day), JETAANY and the Japan Society will be hosting the Yo-Yo Balloon Tent at Japan Day in Central Park.   We’ll be helping visitors “fish” for Yo-yo Balloons and need volunteers to assist in many areas of the booth – including greeting the guests, explaining the game, prepping water balloons, and assisting children with the game.   All volunteers will get a delicious bento lunch, a drink and a free Japan Day t-shirt, plus meet tons of fun people and teach the NYC community a fun Japanese festival game.   Volunteers are needed for two shifts: #1 Morning 8am-12:30 pm #2 Afternoon 12 pm-5:00 pm It’s a super fun day, so we’ll hope you’ll […]

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  • When: Tuesday, March 22nd,  6:30 pm – 9:00 pm Where: Legends Bar, 6 West 33rd Street @ 5th Ave, New York, NY 10001 (Private space downstairs) Questions: Contact Pam Kavalam (president @ jetaany.org) Cost: $15 prepay (until March 16th at noon) / $20  prepay (March 16th – EXTENDED to March 22 at noon)/ $25 (March 22nd – at the door) What you get: We’ll be serving “hearty hors d’oeuvres”  included in the entry price. There will be an extended happy hour  for attendees until 9 pm. And of course, you’ll get the opportunity to meet some amazing people RSVP: Get your spot by using Paypal and check out who else is coming on Facebook Join us for our largest networking event of the year! The […]<!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons below -->

    (3/22) JETAANY’s Annual Meishi Exchange!

    When: Tuesday, March 22nd,  6:30 pm – 9:00 pm Where: Legends Bar, 6 West 33rd Street @ 5th Ave, New York, NY 10001 (Private space downstairs) Questions: Contact Pam Kavalam (president @ jetaany.org) Cost: $15 prepay (until March 16th at noon) / $20  prepay (March 16th – EXTENDED to March 22 at noon)/ $25 (March 22nd – at the door) What you get: We’ll be serving “hearty hors d’oeuvres”  included in the entry price. There will be an extended happy hour  for attendees until 9 pm. And of course, you’ll get the opportunity to meet some amazing people RSVP: Get your spot by using Paypal and check out who else is coming on Facebook Join us for our largest networking event of the year! The […]

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