Archive for February, 2013

  • <div class="at-above-post-arch-page addthis_tool" data-url="https://jetaany.org/2013/02/27/free-invitation-jet-alums-attend-international-restaurant-food-service-show/"></div>JETAANY members are invited to the International Restaurant & Food Service Show this weekend at the Jacob Javits Center from March 3rd to 5th (Sunday to Tuesday). Sakai City is having a booth to exhibit its excellent Japanese knives and will be holding seminars daily with a famous Sushi chef,  Mr. Sato from Nobu restaurant. They will be held from 12 pm – 1 pm each day of the show. The event will be free (normally costs around $65) if you use a special JETAANY only code to register on their website by March 2nd. To get the code, please email Ayuko Ono (ono@jlgc.org) from the JLGC.  You are welcome to pass this information to your friends. Most importantly please […]<!-- 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/2013/02/27/free-invitation-jet-alums-attend-international-restaurant-food-service-show/"></div><!-- AddThis Share Buttons generic via filter on get_the_excerpt -->

    Free(!) Invitation to JET Alums to Attend the International Restaurant & Food Service Show

    JETAANY members are invited to the International Restaurant & Food Service Show this weekend at the Jacob Javits Center from March 3rd to 5th (Sunday to Tuesday). Sakai City is having a booth to exhibit its excellent Japanese knives and will be holding seminars daily with a famous Sushi chef,  Mr. Sato from Nobu restaurant. They will be held from 12 pm – 1 pm each day of the show. The event will be free (normally costs around $65) if you use a special JETAANY only code to register on their website by March 2nd. To get the code, please email Ayuko Ono (ono@jlgc.org) from the JLGC.  You are welcome to pass this information to your friends. Most importantly please […]

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  • <div class="at-above-post-arch-page addthis_tool" data-url="https://jetaany.org/2013/02/27/416-april-book-club-hare-amber-eyes/"></div>When: Tuesday, April 16, 7 pm – 9 pm Where: Flatiron Building, 14th floor, 175 Fifth Avenue Cost: $2/$3 for snacks (bring your own beverages) RSVP/Questions: Make sure to register via the Facebook event HERE or email Liz Mathew at eimathew-at-gmail-dot-com [since your name needs to be on the security guest list to allow entry into the building, RSVP is required.] This month’s book will be The Hare with the Amber Eyes by Edmund de Waal. Read the Amazon description below: Edmund de Waal is a world-famous ceramicist. Having spent thirty years making beautiful pots—which are then sold, collected, and handed on—he has a particular sense of the secret lives of objects. When he inherited a collection of 264 tiny Japanese wood and ivory carvings, called […]<!-- 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/2013/02/27/416-april-book-club-hare-amber-eyes/"></div><!-- AddThis Share Buttons generic via filter on get_the_excerpt -->

    (4/16) April Book Club: The Hare with the Amber Eyes

    When: Tuesday, April 16, 7 pm – 9 pm Where: Flatiron Building, 14th floor, 175 Fifth Avenue Cost: $2/$3 for snacks (bring your own beverages) RSVP/Questions: Make sure to register via the Facebook event HERE or email Liz Mathew at eimathew-at-gmail-dot-com [since your name needs to be on the security guest list to allow entry into the building, RSVP is required.] This month’s book will be The Hare with the Amber Eyes by Edmund de Waal. Read the Amazon description below: Edmund de Waal is a world-famous ceramicist. Having spent thirty years making beautiful pots—which are then sold, collected, and handed on—he has a particular sense of the secret lives of objects. When he inherited a collection of 264 tiny Japanese wood and ivory carvings, called […]

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  • <div class="at-above-post-arch-page addthis_tool" data-url="https://jetaany.org/2013/02/27/visit-gutai-splendid-playground-exhibition-guggenheim-museum/"></div>Gutai: Splendid Playground presents the creative spectrum of Japan’s most influential avant-garde collective of the postwar era. Founded by the visionary artist Yoshihara Jirō in 1954, the Gutai group was legendary in its own time. Its young members explored new art forms combining performance, painting, and interactive environments, and realized an “international common ground” of experimental art through the worldwide reach of their exhibition and publication activities. Against the backdrop of wartime totalitarianism, Gutai forged an ethics of creative freedom, breaking through myriad boundaries to create some of the most exuberant works and events in the history of Japanese and international avant-garde art. The Gutai: Splendid Playground exhibition runs from February 15–May 8, 2013 at the Guggenheim Museum. The exhibition […]<!-- 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/2013/02/27/visit-gutai-splendid-playground-exhibition-guggenheim-museum/"></div><!-- AddThis Share Buttons generic via filter on get_the_excerpt -->

    (3/16) Visit to the Gutai: Splendid Playground Exhibition at the Guggenheim Museum

    Gutai: Splendid Playground presents the creative spectrum of Japan’s most influential avant-garde collective of the postwar era. Founded by the visionary artist Yoshihara Jirō in 1954, the Gutai group was legendary in its own time. Its young members explored new art forms combining performance, painting, and interactive environments, and realized an “international common ground” of experimental art through the worldwide reach of their exhibition and publication activities. Against the backdrop of wartime totalitarianism, Gutai forged an ethics of creative freedom, breaking through myriad boundaries to create some of the most exuberant works and events in the history of Japanese and international avant-garde art. The Gutai: Splendid Playground exhibition runs from February 15–May 8, 2013 at the Guggenheim Museum. The exhibition […]

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  • <div class="at-above-post-arch-page addthis_tool" data-url="https://jetaany.org/2013/02/26/meishi-exchange-2013/"></div>Tuesday, March 12th @ 6:30pm Smithfields NYC 215 W 28th St, New York (btwn 7th & 8th ave) Reserved private space on the second floor Prepay via PayPal $11 pre-pay admission includes two drinks & appetizers ($15 at the door) Questions contact JETAANY President Monica Yuki president (at) jetaany.org<!-- 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/2013/02/26/meishi-exchange-2013/"></div><!-- AddThis Share Buttons generic via filter on get_the_excerpt -->

    Meishi Exchange~March 12th

    Tuesday, March 12th @ 6:30pm Smithfields NYC 215 W 28th St, New York (btwn 7th & 8th ave) Reserved private space on the second floor Prepay via PayPal $11 pre-pay admission includes two drinks & appetizers ($15 at the door) Questions contact JETAANY President Monica Yuki president (at) jetaany.org

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  • <div class="at-above-post-arch-page addthis_tool" data-url="https://jetaany.org/2013/02/24/jq-magazine-creating-life-jet-youtube/"></div>By Eliot Honda (Ehime-ken, 2009-2012) for JQ magazine. Born and raised in Honolulu, Eliot was an ALT placed in Uwajima City of Ehime Prefecture. Prior to JET, Eliot worked as a freelance video editor mainly in the commercial and corporate world in San Francisco. Following JET, he returned to Honolulu and joined his mother in real estate. He currently has made a JET Introduction video, and has a YouTube series in the works called Sister City Ties, showing the beauty of the friendship between Honolulu and Uwajima. My father always preached that “everything happens for a reason.” My being placed in Uwajima was no exception. Uwajima, as I would come to find out, had strong ties to my home of […]<!-- 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/2013/02/24/jq-magazine-creating-life-jet-youtube/"></div><!-- AddThis Share Buttons generic via filter on get_the_excerpt -->

    JQ Magazine: Life After JET on YouTube

    By Eliot Honda (Ehime-ken, 2009-2012) for JQ magazine. Born and raised in Honolulu, Eliot was an ALT placed in Uwajima City of Ehime Prefecture. Prior to JET, Eliot worked as a freelance video editor mainly in the commercial and corporate world in San Francisco. Following JET, he returned to Honolulu and joined his mother in real estate. He currently has made a JET Introduction video, and has a YouTube series in the works called Sister City Ties, showing the beauty of the friendship between Honolulu and Uwajima. My father always preached that “everything happens for a reason.” My being placed in Uwajima was no exception. Uwajima, as I would come to find out, had strong ties to my home of […]

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