Archive for November, 2012

  • <div class="at-above-post-arch-page addthis_tool" data-url="https://jetaany.org/2012/11/12/sandy-relief-volunteer-opportunities/"></div>There are many organizations offering volunteer opportunities to help New York’ers recover from Super Storm Sandy.  Below are a few organizations that members have already been volunteering with.  JETAANY will be organizing a group volunteer event with NY Cares but in the mean time check out the below organizations. New York Cares - http://www.nycares.org/ Register with New York Cares and sign up as an individual for projects around the city. New opportunities are announced daily!! New York Cares is also ramping up their annual coat drive to help victims of the storm stay warm this winter. Or, donate to the organization and support their operations across the city. IsraAID - https://www.facebook.com/israaid IsraAID is one of the organizations that went to Japan and has been helping them rebuild Tohoku since 3/15/2011.  Now they […]<!-- 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/2012/11/12/sandy-relief-volunteer-opportunities/"></div><!-- AddThis Share Buttons generic via filter on get_the_excerpt -->

    Sandy Relief Volunteer Opportunities

    There are many organizations offering volunteer opportunities to help New York’ers recover from Super Storm Sandy.  Below are a few organizations that members have already been volunteering with.  JETAANY will be organizing a group volunteer event with NY Cares but in the mean time check out the below organizations. New York Cares - http://www.nycares.org/ Register with New York Cares and sign up as an individual for projects around the city. New opportunities are announced daily!! New York Cares is also ramping up their annual coat drive to help victims of the storm stay warm this winter. Or, donate to the organization and support their operations across the city. IsraAID - https://www.facebook.com/israaid IsraAID is one of the organizations that went to Japan and has been helping them rebuild Tohoku since 3/15/2011.  Now they […]

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  • <div class="at-above-post-arch-page addthis_tool" data-url="https://jetaany.org/2012/11/12/2012-jetaany-board-directors-election-results/"></div>We are pleased to announce the results of the Board of Directors elections that closed on October 31st. Thank you to all of those who voted. The newly elected Board of Directors members: Jim Gannon (reelected for a second term) Kirsten Henning Jennifer Jakubowski Justin Tedaldi They will join current board members Clara Solomon, Amber Liang, Megan Miller Yoo, Randall David Cook, Steven Horowitz, and President Monica Yuki in providing general oversight and guidance to JETAANY’s Executive Board and membership. Please join the members of the Board, the executive committee and fellow alumni at the Bonnenkai in early December. Bios of the board members can be found: https://jetaany.org/about/board-of-directors/ If you have any questions or comments on the elections process or the Board in general, […]<!-- 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/2012/11/12/2012-jetaany-board-directors-election-results/"></div><!-- AddThis Share Buttons generic via filter on get_the_excerpt -->

    2012 JETAANY Board of Directors Election Results

    We are pleased to announce the results of the Board of Directors elections that closed on October 31st. Thank you to all of those who voted. The newly elected Board of Directors members: Jim Gannon (reelected for a second term) Kirsten Henning Jennifer Jakubowski Justin Tedaldi They will join current board members Clara Solomon, Amber Liang, Megan Miller Yoo, Randall David Cook, Steven Horowitz, and President Monica Yuki in providing general oversight and guidance to JETAANY’s Executive Board and membership. Please join the members of the Board, the executive committee and fellow alumni at the Bonnenkai in early December. Bios of the board members can be found: https://jetaany.org/about/board-of-directors/ If you have any questions or comments on the elections process or the Board in general, […]

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  • <div class="at-above-post-arch-page addthis_tool" data-url="https://jetaany.org/2012/11/12/kidfamily-friendly-events-november/"></div>Tots/Kid Cooking Class Series: Yummy Animal Snacks & Fruit Turkeys & Fruit Santas Thursday, November 15th 2:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. and 3:45 p.m. to 4:45 p.m. (Two separate sessions) 76th Street and Central Park West This is the perfect activity to do just before public school playgrounds open – and as an afterschool special activity! Come with your children and learn together how to make snacks in the form of animals. We’ll make tasty and healthy treats – and then gobble them up! (These are nut-free and dairy-free snacks.) *Please bring an apron for your little one. Caregivers are welcome. Indoor stroller parking is also available. Suggestion donation: $16 per participating child, per session. The fee pays for materials and […]<!-- 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/2012/11/12/kidfamily-friendly-events-november/"></div><!-- AddThis Share Buttons generic via filter on get_the_excerpt -->

    Tots/Kid Cooking Class Series

    Tots/Kid Cooking Class Series: Yummy Animal Snacks & Fruit Turkeys & Fruit Santas Thursday, November 15th 2:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. and 3:45 p.m. to 4:45 p.m. (Two separate sessions) 76th Street and Central Park West This is the perfect activity to do just before public school playgrounds open – and as an afterschool special activity! Come with your children and learn together how to make snacks in the form of animals. We’ll make tasty and healthy treats – and then gobble them up! (These are nut-free and dairy-free snacks.) *Please bring an apron for your little one. Caregivers are welcome. Indoor stroller parking is also available. Suggestion donation: $16 per participating child, per session. The fee pays for materials and […]

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  • <div class="at-above-post-arch-page addthis_tool" data-url="https://jetaany.org/2012/11/11/jq-magazine-jqa-maynard-plant-monkey-majik-bands-2012-tour/"></div>By Preston Hatfield (Yamanashi-ken, 2009-10) for JQ magazine. Preston moved from San Francisco to New York City in January 2012 and is now accepting submissions from people who want to be his friend. Abduct him from his house in the middle of the night, or find him on Facebook and ask about his JET blog in which he details his exploits and misadventures in that crazy Land of the Rising Sun we all love. Multinational pop rockers Monkey Majik are teaming up with shamisen heroes the Yoshida Brothers, the duo known for their traditional sound and pluck, for a three-date North American tour that kicks off Nov. 14 at Manhattan’s Marlin Room at Webster Hall, followed by the Mod Club in Toronto Nov. 18 and the […]<!-- 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/2012/11/11/jq-magazine-jqa-maynard-plant-monkey-majik-bands-2012-tour/"></div><!-- AddThis Share Buttons generic via filter on get_the_excerpt -->

    JQ Magazine: JQ&A with Maynard Plant of Monkey Majik on the Band’s 2012 Tour

    By Preston Hatfield (Yamanashi-ken, 2009-10) for JQ magazine. Preston moved from San Francisco to New York City in January 2012 and is now accepting submissions from people who want to be his friend. Abduct him from his house in the middle of the night, or find him on Facebook and ask about his JET blog in which he details his exploits and misadventures in that crazy Land of the Rising Sun we all love. Multinational pop rockers Monkey Majik are teaming up with shamisen heroes the Yoshida Brothers, the duo known for their traditional sound and pluck, for a three-date North American tour that kicks off Nov. 14 at Manhattan’s Marlin Room at Webster Hall, followed by the Mod Club in Toronto Nov. 18 and the […]

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  • <div class="at-above-post-arch-page addthis_tool" data-url="https://jetaany.org/2012/11/11/justins-japan-month-arts-events-music/"></div>By JQ magazine editor Justin Tedaldi (CIR Kobe-shi, 2001-02) for Examiner.com. Visit his Japanese culture page here for related stories. Hurricane Sandy may have wreaked havoc on the Eastern Seaboard, but New York is holding strong in November with a bounty of Japan-related events from MoMA to Madison Square Garden. Nov. 6 Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind Box Set Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind is an epic fantasy tale written and illustrated by legendary Studio Ghibli director Hayao Miyazaki, creator of My Neighbor Totoro, Spirited Away, Howl’s Moving Castle and Ponyo. A modern masterpiece (made into its own classic film adaptation in 1984), the entire series is now available in this deluxe box set containing two hardcover volumes with interior color pages and full-color double-sided […]<!-- 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/2012/11/11/justins-japan-month-arts-events-music/"></div><!-- AddThis Share Buttons generic via filter on get_the_excerpt -->

    Justin’s Japan: A Whole Month of Arts, Events, Music

    By JQ magazine editor Justin Tedaldi (CIR Kobe-shi, 2001-02) for Examiner.com. Visit his Japanese culture page here for related stories. Hurricane Sandy may have wreaked havoc on the Eastern Seaboard, but New York is holding strong in November with a bounty of Japan-related events from MoMA to Madison Square Garden. Nov. 6 Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind Box Set Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind is an epic fantasy tale written and illustrated by legendary Studio Ghibli director Hayao Miyazaki, creator of My Neighbor Totoro, Spirited Away, Howl’s Moving Castle and Ponyo. A modern masterpiece (made into its own classic film adaptation in 1984), the entire series is now available in this deluxe box set containing two hardcover volumes with interior color pages and full-color double-sided […]

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