Archive for August, 2013

  • <div class="at-above-post-arch-page addthis_tool" data-url="https://jetaany.org/2013/08/13/828-japanese-heritage-night-citifield-mets-phillies/"></div>Wednesday August 28th at 7:10pm 4th Japanese Heritage Night at Mets Citifield   Inviting JETAANY, friends and family to the 4th Annual Japanese Heritage Night at Mets Citi Field on Wednesday August 28th at 7:10pm to watch the New York Mets play the Phillies!  There will be pre-game entertainment from Japanese Folk Dance Institute This year, JETAANY will be purchased a block of tickets in the Promenade Reserved area for $26 a piece Tickets purchased through JETAANY will support the Japanese Community through the Japanese American Association’s committee on Aging Issues. The funds will be distributed to NYC area organizations involved with caring for senior citizens. TICKETS with JETAANY Sold Out Any questions contact Monica Yuki at president@jetaany.org Deadline to pre-purchase ticket with 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/2013/08/13/828-japanese-heritage-night-citifield-mets-phillies/"></div><!-- AddThis Share Buttons generic via filter on get_the_excerpt -->

    8/28 Japanese Heritage Night @ Citifield (Mets vs Phillies)

    Wednesday August 28th at 7:10pm 4th Japanese Heritage Night at Mets Citifield   Inviting JETAANY, friends and family to the 4th Annual Japanese Heritage Night at Mets Citi Field on Wednesday August 28th at 7:10pm to watch the New York Mets play the Phillies!  There will be pre-game entertainment from Japanese Folk Dance Institute This year, JETAANY will be purchased a block of tickets in the Promenade Reserved area for $26 a piece Tickets purchased through JETAANY will support the Japanese Community through the Japanese American Association’s committee on Aging Issues. The funds will be distributed to NYC area organizations involved with caring for senior citizens. TICKETS with JETAANY Sold Out Any questions contact Monica Yuki at president@jetaany.org Deadline to pre-purchase ticket with the […]

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  • <div class="at-above-post-arch-page addthis_tool" data-url="https://jetaany.org/2013/08/13/6026/"></div>When: Sunday, August 25th, 3 pm – 6 pm Where: Clark Park, 43rd and Baltimore Ave., Philadelphia Questions: For more information visit the Philly Obon page or email njrep[at]jetaany.org Come to Philly’s first obon festival! Wear your yukata/jinbei and watch Kyo Daiko (a local taiko group) perform. See who else is going and let you friends know you plan to be there on facebook.        <!-- 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/2013/08/13/6026/"></div><!-- AddThis Share Buttons generic via filter on get_the_excerpt -->

    (8/25) Philadelphia Obon Festival

    When: Sunday, August 25th, 3 pm – 6 pm Where: Clark Park, 43rd and Baltimore Ave., Philadelphia Questions: For more information visit the Philly Obon page or email njrep[at]jetaany.org Come to Philly’s first obon festival! Wear your yukata/jinbei and watch Kyo Daiko (a local taiko group) perform. See who else is going and let you friends know you plan to be there on facebook.        

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  • <div class="at-above-post-arch-page addthis_tool" data-url="https://jetaany.org/2013/08/12/823-viewing-karate-kid-intrepid-sea-air-space-museum/"></div>When: Friday, August 23rd, 7:30 PM Where/Meet-up spot: Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum: 12th Ave and 46th St. There will be a long line in front; we’ll try to have a JETAA sign. RSVP on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/147484698792610/  Questions/Contact: Admit that The Karate Kid was your favorite movie at age nine at this free showing on the deck of the Intrepid. Bask in the glory days of Mr. Miyagi and Daniel-san while surrounded by retired fighter jets. (Your nine-year-old self also thinks fighter jets are cool.) Details can be found here: http://www.intrepidmuseum.org/SummerMovieSeries.aspx Email Alexei (alexeisensei@gmail.com) with questions.     <!-- 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/2013/08/12/823-viewing-karate-kid-intrepid-sea-air-space-museum/"></div><!-- AddThis Share Buttons generic via filter on get_the_excerpt -->

    (8/23) Viewing of the Karate Kid @ Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum

    When: Friday, August 23rd, 7:30 PM Where/Meet-up spot: Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum: 12th Ave and 46th St. There will be a long line in front; we’ll try to have a JETAA sign. RSVP on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/147484698792610/  Questions/Contact: Admit that The Karate Kid was your favorite movie at age nine at this free showing on the deck of the Intrepid. Bask in the glory days of Mr. Miyagi and Daniel-san while surrounded by retired fighter jets. (Your nine-year-old self also thinks fighter jets are cool.) Details can be found here: http://www.intrepidmuseum.org/SummerMovieSeries.aspx Email Alexei (alexeisensei@gmail.com) with questions.     

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  • <div class="at-above-post-arch-page addthis_tool" data-url="https://jetaany.org/2013/08/10/jq-magazine-book-review-yokohama-yankee-2/"></div>By Michael Glumac (Miyazaki-ken, 2008-09) for JQ magazine. Michael is currently enrolled as a graduate student in international affairs, and has been a music publicist and artist manager. Pages of Leslie Helm‘s new book Yokohama Yankee seem as though they might be perfectly at place in a Dan Brown novel, and this I mean in the most complimentary manner possible. Really. Helm’s non-fiction account of his family’s five generations as outsiders in Japan possess none of the mixed metaphors or historical incongruence so mocked in the Da Vinci Code author’s oeuvre. Portions of Yokohama Yankee, though, where Helm explores remote regions of Japan to uncover the story of his ancestors, possess genuine intrigue surpassing any poorly imagined scuffle with murderous druids. In an effort to learn about his German great-great-grandfather […]<!-- 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/2013/08/10/jq-magazine-book-review-yokohama-yankee-2/"></div><!-- AddThis Share Buttons generic via filter on get_the_excerpt -->

    JQ Magazine: Book Review — ‘Yokohama Yankee’

    By Michael Glumac (Miyazaki-ken, 2008-09) for JQ magazine. Michael is currently enrolled as a graduate student in international affairs, and has been a music publicist and artist manager. Pages of Leslie Helm‘s new book Yokohama Yankee seem as though they might be perfectly at place in a Dan Brown novel, and this I mean in the most complimentary manner possible. Really. Helm’s non-fiction account of his family’s five generations as outsiders in Japan possess none of the mixed metaphors or historical incongruence so mocked in the Da Vinci Code author’s oeuvre. Portions of Yokohama Yankee, though, where Helm explores remote regions of Japan to uncover the story of his ancestors, possess genuine intrigue surpassing any poorly imagined scuffle with murderous druids. In an effort to learn about his German great-great-grandfather […]

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  • <div class="at-above-post-arch-page addthis_tool" data-url="https://jetaany.org/2013/08/08/sunset-boat-cruise-photos/"></div>           160+ JETAANY and friends enjoyed a three hour cruise around Manhattan for stunning views of the New York City skyline and Statue of Liberty.  Check our more photos on facebook.<!-- 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/2013/08/08/sunset-boat-cruise-photos/"></div><!-- AddThis Share Buttons generic via filter on get_the_excerpt -->

    Sunset Boat Cruise Photos

               160+ JETAANY and friends enjoyed a three hour cruise around Manhattan for stunning views of the New York City skyline and Statue of Liberty.  Check our more photos on facebook.

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