Archive for March, 2012

  • <div class="at-above-post-arch-page addthis_tool" data-url="https://jetaany.org/2012/03/31/nihongo-dake-movie-night-jiro-dreams-sushi/"></div>Come to our first ever Nihongo Dake Movie Night! Jiro Dreams of Sushi tells the story of Jiro Ono, a world famous sushi chef with a small restaurant in a Tokyo subway station. Critics have given the film high praise as a “thoughtful and elegant meditation on work, family, and the art of perfection, chronicling Jiro’s life as both an unparalleled success in the culinary world, and a loving yet complicated father.” The film is playing at IFC Center (323 6th Avenue) at 8:00pm. Anyone interested in joining should meet at the movie theater at 7:30 to get tickets (pay individually), buy refreshments and find seats. For questions, please contact Kendall Murano at vicepres at jetaany.org Hope to see you […]<!-- AddThis Advanced Settings above via filter on get_the_excerpt --><!-- AddThis Advanced Settings below via filter on get_the_excerpt --><!-- AddThis Advanced Settings generic via filter on get_the_excerpt --><!-- AddThis Share Buttons above via filter on get_the_excerpt --><!-- AddThis Share Buttons below via filter on get_the_excerpt --><div class="at-below-post-arch-page addthis_tool" data-url="https://jetaany.org/2012/03/31/nihongo-dake-movie-night-jiro-dreams-sushi/"></div><!-- AddThis Share Buttons generic via filter on get_the_excerpt -->

    Nihongo Dake Movie Night – Jiro Dreams of Sushi

    Come to our first ever Nihongo Dake Movie Night! Jiro Dreams of Sushi tells the story of Jiro Ono, a world famous sushi chef with a small restaurant in a Tokyo subway station. Critics have given the film high praise as a “thoughtful and elegant meditation on work, family, and the art of perfection, chronicling Jiro’s life as both an unparalleled success in the culinary world, and a loving yet complicated father.” The film is playing at IFC Center (323 6th Avenue) at 8:00pm. Anyone interested in joining should meet at the movie theater at 7:30 to get tickets (pay individually), buy refreshments and find seats. For questions, please contact Kendall Murano at vicepres at jetaany.org Hope to see you […]

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  • <div class="at-above-post-arch-page addthis_tool" data-url="https://jetaany.org/2012/03/28/jq-magazine-concert-review-larcenciel-madison-square-garden-storm/"></div>By Sam Frank, an ALT who taught English in Hiraizumi-Cho, Iwate-ken, from 2002-04 and worked in Shirahama-cho, Wakayama-ken as a JET from 2004-06, for JQ magazine. He currently manages the New York division of UnRated magazine and works as a project manager/Web producer at Arrow Root Media. A few years ago I went to the MTV Video Music Awards in Japan, and noticed something interesting. Whenever categories came up where American artists went against Japanese artists, nine out of ten times, the American would win, and not even be in attendance to accept the award. It seemed so unfair to compare American artists to their Japanese counterparts when you think about how many American bands have sold out stadiums in Tokyo […]<!-- AddThis Advanced Settings above via filter on get_the_excerpt --><!-- AddThis Advanced Settings below via filter on get_the_excerpt --><!-- AddThis Advanced Settings generic via filter on get_the_excerpt --><!-- AddThis Share Buttons above via filter on get_the_excerpt --><!-- AddThis Share Buttons below via filter on get_the_excerpt --><div class="at-below-post-arch-page addthis_tool" data-url="https://jetaany.org/2012/03/28/jq-magazine-concert-review-larcenciel-madison-square-garden-storm/"></div><!-- AddThis Share Buttons generic via filter on get_the_excerpt -->

    JQ Magazine: Concert Review – L’Arc~en~Ciel Take Madison Square Garden by Storm

    By Sam Frank, an ALT who taught English in Hiraizumi-Cho, Iwate-ken, from 2002-04 and worked in Shirahama-cho, Wakayama-ken as a JET from 2004-06, for JQ magazine. He currently manages the New York division of UnRated magazine and works as a project manager/Web producer at Arrow Root Media. A few years ago I went to the MTV Video Music Awards in Japan, and noticed something interesting. Whenever categories came up where American artists went against Japanese artists, nine out of ten times, the American would win, and not even be in attendance to accept the award. It seemed so unfair to compare American artists to their Japanese counterparts when you think about how many American bands have sold out stadiums in Tokyo […]

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  • <div class="at-above-post-arch-page addthis_tool" data-url="https://jetaany.org/2012/03/23/hand-hand-concert-fukushima-student-performance-free/"></div>Please join us for the “Hand in Hand” First Concert on Wednesday, March 28th, 2012 to support those still recovering in eastern Japan. To spiritually support and gain recognition for those still striving toward recovery in those disaster stricken areas, a total of 90 students of all ages, from elementary school through college, come from Fukushima, Miyagi and Iwate to perform Mahler’s Symphony #2 “Resurrection” with The Friends of Japan Orchestra, comprised of members from the New York City Opera Orchestra. “Hand in Hand” First Concert will not only become a treasured memory for these young students, but it will also help restore their hope and confidence in a better future. This is a special opportunity for American audiences to directly receive passionate musical “thank you” for […]<!-- AddThis Advanced Settings above via filter on get_the_excerpt --><!-- AddThis Advanced Settings below via filter on get_the_excerpt --><!-- AddThis Advanced Settings generic via filter on get_the_excerpt --><!-- AddThis Share Buttons above via filter on get_the_excerpt --><!-- AddThis Share Buttons below via filter on get_the_excerpt --><div class="at-below-post-arch-page addthis_tool" data-url="https://jetaany.org/2012/03/23/hand-hand-concert-fukushima-student-performance-free/"></div><!-- AddThis Share Buttons generic via filter on get_the_excerpt -->

    Hand in Hand Concert (Fukushima student performance) FREE

    Please join us for the “Hand in Hand” First Concert on Wednesday, March 28th, 2012 to support those still recovering in eastern Japan. To spiritually support and gain recognition for those still striving toward recovery in those disaster stricken areas, a total of 90 students of all ages, from elementary school through college, come from Fukushima, Miyagi and Iwate to perform Mahler’s Symphony #2 “Resurrection” with The Friends of Japan Orchestra, comprised of members from the New York City Opera Orchestra. “Hand in Hand” First Concert will not only become a treasured memory for these young students, but it will also help restore their hope and confidence in a better future. This is a special opportunity for American audiences to directly receive passionate musical “thank you” for […]

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  • <div class="at-above-post-arch-page addthis_tool" data-url="https://jetaany.org/2012/03/19/422-nj-subchapter-hanami-essex-county-branch-brook-park/"></div>When:  Sunday, April 22nd,  10:00 am – 3:00 pm Where: Essex County Branch Brook Park (Clifton Avenue and 7th Avenue, Newark, NJ)   RSVP:  Sign up via the Facebook event Questions: Email Rachelle de Leon and Fernando Rojas at njrep@jetaany.org Join us on April 22nd for a hanami picnic at the Essex County Branch Brook Park Bloomfest! A packed schedule of events includes cultural demonstrations, children’s activities, live music, a crafter’s marketplace, food, and more!Check out the website here: http://www.essexcherryblossom.com/index.php/events/bWe plan to order bento lunches for everyone. We are working with a local Japanese bento restaurant. More details on ordering your bento coming soon! If you’re interested in coming, please e-mail Fernando Rojas and Rachelle de Leon at NJrep@jetaany.org or post on this wall! Otanoshimi!<!-- AddThis Advanced Settings above via filter on get_the_excerpt --><!-- AddThis Advanced Settings below via filter on get_the_excerpt --><!-- AddThis Advanced Settings generic via filter on get_the_excerpt --><!-- AddThis Share Buttons above via filter on get_the_excerpt --><!-- AddThis Share Buttons below via filter on get_the_excerpt --><div class="at-below-post-arch-page addthis_tool" data-url="https://jetaany.org/2012/03/19/422-nj-subchapter-hanami-essex-county-branch-brook-park/"></div><!-- AddThis Share Buttons generic via filter on get_the_excerpt -->

    (4/22) NJ Subchapter: Hanami @ Essex County Branch Brook Park

    When:  Sunday, April 22nd,  10:00 am – 3:00 pm Where: Essex County Branch Brook Park (Clifton Avenue and 7th Avenue, Newark, NJ)   RSVP:  Sign up via the Facebook event Questions: Email Rachelle de Leon and Fernando Rojas at njrep@jetaany.org Join us on April 22nd for a hanami picnic at the Essex County Branch Brook Park Bloomfest! A packed schedule of events includes cultural demonstrations, children’s activities, live music, a crafter’s marketplace, food, and more!Check out the website here: http://www.essexcherryblossom.com/index.php/events/bWe plan to order bento lunches for everyone. We are working with a local Japanese bento restaurant. More details on ordering your bento coming soon! If you’re interested in coming, please e-mail Fernando Rojas and Rachelle de Leon at NJrep@jetaany.org or post on this wall! Otanoshimi!

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  • <div class="at-above-post-arch-page addthis_tool" data-url="https://jetaany.org/2012/03/19/larchenciel-complimentary-tickets-325-concert-msg/"></div>Japan’s leading rock-band, L’Arc~en~Ciel is having their world tour concert in New York City, “L’Arc~en~Ciel WORLD TOUR 2012 at Madison Square Garden” on Sunday March 25th at 8:00pm. JETAANY is working to support the success of the concert and is giving out complimentary tickets to invite you to the show. Our purpose is to make a successful concert by inviting as many members as possible from our community. It is our great pleasure to invite you to enjoy and heat up the show. Please use the below link to provide your contact information and a valid e-mail address.  You can reserve up to 4 tickets.  Once confirmed you will receive a link to Ticketmaster to retrieve your complimentary tickets to print yourself. […]<!-- AddThis Advanced Settings above via filter on get_the_excerpt --><!-- AddThis Advanced Settings below via filter on get_the_excerpt --><!-- AddThis Advanced Settings generic via filter on get_the_excerpt --><!-- AddThis Share Buttons above via filter on get_the_excerpt --><!-- AddThis Share Buttons below via filter on get_the_excerpt --><div class="at-below-post-arch-page addthis_tool" data-url="https://jetaany.org/2012/03/19/larchenciel-complimentary-tickets-325-concert-msg/"></div><!-- AddThis Share Buttons generic via filter on get_the_excerpt -->

    L’Arc~en~Ciel complimentary tickets for 3/25 concert at MSG

    Japan’s leading rock-band, L’Arc~en~Ciel is having their world tour concert in New York City, “L’Arc~en~Ciel WORLD TOUR 2012 at Madison Square Garden” on Sunday March 25th at 8:00pm. JETAANY is working to support the success of the concert and is giving out complimentary tickets to invite you to the show. Our purpose is to make a successful concert by inviting as many members as possible from our community. It is our great pleasure to invite you to enjoy and heat up the show. Please use the below link to provide your contact information and a valid e-mail address.  You can reserve up to 4 tickets.  Once confirmed you will receive a link to Ticketmaster to retrieve your complimentary tickets to print yourself. […]

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