Archive for May, 2013

  • <div class="at-above-post-arch-page addthis_tool" data-url="https://jetaany.org/2013/05/03/531-edo-pop-exhibition-japan-society/"></div>When: Friday, May 31st, 6 pm – 9 pm Where: Japan Society, 333 E 47th St  New York, NY 10017 Cost: FREE! RSVP/Questions: Facebook event HERE or email Ann Chow at membership@jetaany.org JETAANY is organizing a group outing to see Edo Pop: The Graphic Impact of Japanese Prints. “Edo Pop playfully juxtaposes classic ukiyo-e prints from such masters as Katsushika Hokusai and Utagawa Hiroshige with contemporary works inspired by these artists and their works. Delve into alluring worlds created by the power of the Edo period and contemporary popular culture in which change is the only constant.” (Japan Society synopsis) Gallery Associate Cory Campbell from Japan Society will be giving a tour/short introduction to JETAANY members. Find out more about the works […]<!-- 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/2013/05/03/531-edo-pop-exhibition-japan-society/"></div><!-- AddThis Share Buttons generic via filter on get_the_excerpt -->

    (5/31) EDO POP Exhibition @ Japan Society

    When: Friday, May 31st, 6 pm – 9 pm Where: Japan Society, 333 E 47th St  New York, NY 10017 Cost: FREE! RSVP/Questions: Facebook event HERE or email Ann Chow at membership@jetaany.org JETAANY is organizing a group outing to see Edo Pop: The Graphic Impact of Japanese Prints. “Edo Pop playfully juxtaposes classic ukiyo-e prints from such masters as Katsushika Hokusai and Utagawa Hiroshige with contemporary works inspired by these artists and their works. Delve into alluring worlds created by the power of the Edo period and contemporary popular culture in which change is the only constant.” (Japan Society synopsis) Gallery Associate Cory Campbell from Japan Society will be giving a tour/short introduction to JETAANY members. Find out more about the works […]

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  • <div class="at-above-post-arch-page addthis_tool" data-url="https://jetaany.org/2013/05/02/619-june-book-club-tokyo-year/"></div>When: Wednesday, June 19, 7 pm – 9 pm Where: Flatiron Building, 175 Fifth Avenue Cost: $2/$3 for snacks (bring your own beverages) RSVP/Questions: Make sure to register via the Facebook or email Liz Mathews 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 Tokyo Year Zero. Read the Amazon description below: It’s August 1946—one year after the Japanese surrender—and women are turning up dead all over Tokyo. Detective Minami of the Tokyo Metropolitan Police—irreverent, angry, despairing—goes on the hunt for a killer known as the Japanese Bluebeard—a decorated former Imperial soldier who raped and murdered at least ten women amidst the turmoil of post-war Tokyo. As […]<!-- 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/2013/05/02/619-june-book-club-tokyo-year/"></div><!-- AddThis Share Buttons generic via filter on get_the_excerpt -->

    (6/19) June Book Club: Tokyo Year Zero

    When: Wednesday, June 19, 7 pm – 9 pm Where: Flatiron Building, 175 Fifth Avenue Cost: $2/$3 for snacks (bring your own beverages) RSVP/Questions: Make sure to register via the Facebook or email Liz Mathews 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 Tokyo Year Zero. Read the Amazon description below: It’s August 1946—one year after the Japanese surrender—and women are turning up dead all over Tokyo. Detective Minami of the Tokyo Metropolitan Police—irreverent, angry, despairing—goes on the hunt for a killer known as the Japanese Bluebeard—a decorated former Imperial soldier who raped and murdered at least ten women amidst the turmoil of post-war Tokyo. As […]

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  • <div class="at-above-post-arch-page addthis_tool" data-url="https://jetaany.org/2013/05/02/yukata-bar-crawl-save-date-61/"></div>Get those Yukata and Jinbe out of storage because JETAANY is doing a Yukata Bar Crawl through Brooklyn.  On Saturday June 1st we will make three stops at JET owned bars from Cobble Hill to Park Slope! Bar Great Harry     —->     Mission Dolores    —->    Owl Farm Come join the fun!  We will be passing out bandanas to tie on arms or foreheads in case you don’t have a Yukata to wear.  Everyone dressed up will receive $1 off all beers at the designated bars. Yukata Bar Crawl Map ~2pm: Meet at Bar Great Harry, @ 280 Smith St, Brooklyn. There will be a board saying “JETAANY Yukata Bar Crawl”.  Light Snacks will be served to […]<!-- 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/2013/05/02/yukata-bar-crawl-save-date-61/"></div><!-- AddThis Share Buttons generic via filter on get_the_excerpt -->

    6/1 Yukata Bar Crawl

    Get those Yukata and Jinbe out of storage because JETAANY is doing a Yukata Bar Crawl through Brooklyn.  On Saturday June 1st we will make three stops at JET owned bars from Cobble Hill to Park Slope! Bar Great Harry     —->     Mission Dolores    —->    Owl Farm Come join the fun!  We will be passing out bandanas to tie on arms or foreheads in case you don’t have a Yukata to wear.  Everyone dressed up will receive $1 off all beers at the designated bars. Yukata Bar Crawl Map ~2pm: Meet at Bar Great Harry, @ 280 Smith St, Brooklyn. There will be a board saying “JETAANY Yukata Bar Crawl”.  Light Snacks will be served to […]

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  • <div class="at-above-post-arch-page addthis_tool" data-url="https://jetaany.org/2013/05/02/nhk-english-language-tv-channel-york/"></div>NHK started broadcasting a free English-language TV channel 24/7 in the New York City area called NHK World TV. It will cover News, Life, and Style programs about Japan and Asia.  Make sure to check out Cool Japan and Journeys in Japan to revive those fond memories back on the JET Program JETAANY member Scott Hiniker(Nagasaki’96-’98) has worked for NHK for the Japanese channel for 13 years and the new English-language channel is now a part of his job assignment as well. Link to all the shows on NHK World TV:  http://www3.nhk.or.jp/nhkworld/english/tv/genre/index.html It can be seen for free in NYC area on the following cable TV systems: Time Warner Cable – New York City Channel#771 HD Time Warner Cable – […]<!-- 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/2013/05/02/nhk-english-language-tv-channel-york/"></div><!-- AddThis Share Buttons generic via filter on get_the_excerpt -->

    New NHK English Language TV Channel in New York

    NHK started broadcasting a free English-language TV channel 24/7 in the New York City area called NHK World TV. It will cover News, Life, and Style programs about Japan and Asia.  Make sure to check out Cool Japan and Journeys in Japan to revive those fond memories back on the JET Program JETAANY member Scott Hiniker(Nagasaki’96-’98) has worked for NHK for the Japanese channel for 13 years and the new English-language channel is now a part of his job assignment as well. Link to all the shows on NHK World TV:  http://www3.nhk.or.jp/nhkworld/english/tv/genre/index.html It can be seen for free in NYC area on the following cable TV systems: Time Warner Cable – New York City Channel#771 HD Time Warner Cable – […]

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