Japan Society Film Festival July 1st ~16th Volunteers needed

Volunteers are guaranteed to see many great contemporary films, free of charge, and become a part of one of the most dynamic national film scenes around. Volunteers duties include ticket handling, ushering and will call/registration and require arrival 90 minutes prior to the start time of the screening(s) they are helping out with. Contact to get involved or with Questions: Film@japansociety.org Details: http://japansocietyfilm.tumblr.com/post/712376245/call-for-volunteers-for-japan-cuts-festival-of?ref=nf Screening Schedule http://www.japansociety.org/japancuts

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    This month’s Nihongo Dake Dinner will be at the critically-acclaimed and famously priced Setagaya Ramen in the East Village. Join us at 7:30 pm on June 30th for ramen just the way you remember it – shio broth that is practically a revelation with springy, irresistible noodles and all of the trimmings (per nymag.com). This month, do not pay up front, but rather pay for what you get the night of. Please RSVP to Kendall Murano (kendall.murano@gmail.com) or with the JETAANY group on facebook.com. What: Nihongo Dake Ramen When: Wednesday, June 30th Time: 7:30pm – 9:00 Where: Setagaya Ramen 141 First Ave., New York, NY (map and directions: http://nymag.com/listings/restaurant/ramen-setagaya/)
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  • Nihongo Dake…Ramen!

    This month’s Nihongo Dake Dinner will be at the critically-acclaimed and famously priced Setagaya Ramen in the East Village. Join us at 7:30 pm on June 30th for ramen just the way you remember it – shio broth that is practically a revelation with springy, irresistible noodles and all of the trimmings (per nymag.com). This month, do not pay up front, but rather pay for what you get the night of. Please RSVP to Kendall Murano (kendall.murano@gmail.com) or with the JETAANY group on facebook.com. What: Nihongo Dake Ramen When: Wednesday, June 30th Time: 7:30pm – 9:00 Where: Setagaya Ramen 141 First Ave., New York, NY (map and directions: http://nymag.com/listings/restaurant/ramen-setagaya/)

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    Learn and Experience Sumi-e Painting! When: Saturday, July10 from 3:00 - 4:30 pm Where: Kinokuniya Bookstore (1073 Avenue of the Americas, New York, NY 10018) https://bookweb.kinokuniya.co.jp/ohb/02/contents/eb04.html Cost: $20  (including lecture and material fee) Application deadline: July 8, 2010 The charms of sumi-e (ink paiting) lie in the mysterious harmony between charcoal and water, the relation between paper and ink, and the beauty of ink gradation. Japanese-Canadian sumi-e artist, Hiroshi Yamamoto, graduated from Kyoto Industrial Design Institute and Kyoto Japanese Art School.  Mr. Yamamoto studied traditional arts and history including sumi-e and Nihonga style painting. He also practiced under Mr. Rokuro Yamamoto, a specialist in Nihonga, and is deeply influenced by the works of Tohaku Hasegawa, a 16th century artist. He has had over 20 individual exhibitions in both Japan and Canada. He will give you a […]
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  • Sumi-e Painting Workshop

    Learn and Experience Sumi-e Painting! When: Saturday, July10 from 3:00 - 4:30 pm Where: Kinokuniya Bookstore (1073 Avenue of the Americas, New York, NY 10018) https://bookweb.kinokuniya.co.jp/ohb/02/contents/eb04.html Cost: $20  (including lecture and material fee) Application deadline: July 8, 2010 The charms of sumi-e (ink paiting) lie in the mysterious harmony between charcoal and water, the relation between paper and ink, and the beauty of ink gradation. Japanese-Canadian sumi-e artist, Hiroshi Yamamoto, graduated from Kyoto Industrial Design Institute and Kyoto Japanese Art School.  Mr. Yamamoto studied traditional arts and history including sumi-e and Nihonga style painting. He also practiced under Mr. Rokuro Yamamoto, a specialist in Nihonga, and is deeply influenced by the works of Tohaku Hasegawa, a 16th century artist. He has had over 20 individual exhibitions in both Japan and Canada. He will give you a […]

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    Interested in becoming more than just a JETAANY member? Come out to our Quarterly Meeting and find out how JETAANY is run from the inside! Note: If you are a volunteer for the Pre-Departure Seminar, attendance at the 8-9pm meeting is mandatory. Where:  Japanese Local Government Center (3 Park Avenue between 33rd and 34th, 20th Floor) When: Wednesday, June 16 Time: 7-8pm General Meeting (Open to all) / 8-9pm Pre-Departure Planning (Mandatory for confirmed Pre-Departure Seminar Volunteers)
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    Interested in becoming more than just a JETAANY member? Come out to our Quarterly Meeting and find out how JETAANY is run from the inside! Note: If you are a volunteer for the Pre-Departure Seminar, attendance at the 8-9pm meeting is mandatory. Where:  Japanese Local Government Center (3 Park Avenue between 33rd and 34th, 20th Floor) When: Wednesday, June 16 Time: 7-8pm General Meeting (Open to all) / 8-9pm Pre-Departure Planning (Mandatory for confirmed Pre-Departure Seminar Volunteers)

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