- JQ Magazine: Fathom Events Bring Totoro, Macross to the Big Screen
- JQ Magazine: Anime NYC Returns with Special Screenings, Exclusive Guest Panels
- JQ Magazine: Book Review — ‘No Pianos, Pets or Foreigners!: My Life in Japan in the ’80s’
- JQ Magazine: Book Review — ‘The View from Breast Pocket Mountain’
- JQ Magazine: Book Review — ‘The Japanese Sake Bible’
Support the JETAANY Gala
Archive for November, 2013
Posted on November 16, 2013 | No CommentsByÂ C-M DaeleyÂ (Saga-ken, 2008-2011) forÂ JQÂ magazine. C-M is a poet, rap lyricist, and travel enthusiast currently working as an English teacher in Tokyo. For a look at some of his other writing, poetry and lyrics, check out his blog atÂ http://spikedaeley.wordpress.com. With todayâ€™s 24-hour global news cycle, it is sometimes difficult to keep even the most severe events in public memory. The Great East Japan Earthquake that struck on March 11, 2011 has not received much recent coverage in global news, but the issues faced by those still rebuilding remain monumental. Fortunately, there has been significant international aid from a number of sources, one of which is theÂ JETAA USA Earthquake Relief Fund. This grant has raised almost USD $90,000 and has been used […]
Posted on November 15, 2013 | No CommentsBy JQ magazine editor Justin Tedaldi (CIRÂ Kobe-shi, 2001-02) forÂ Shukan NY Seikatsu. Visit his Examiner.com Japanese culture pageÂ hereÂ for related stories. Since its launch in 2008, social network J-COLLABO has been working with numerous artists to make innovative Japanese-themed collaborations accessible to the public. Now it has taken the next step in its evolution with J-LABO Brooklyn, which had its pre-opening party in Park Slope last month. â€œJ-LABO is a place where the conventions of intercultural chemistry are challenged and the possibilities of creative collaboration and experimentation are deeply explored as a unifying effort between Japanese culture and the cultures of the world,â€ explained John Figueredo, marketing and PR supervisor for J-COLLABO. â€œArtists who gather under J-LABO can collaborate, create and implement […]
Posted on November 12, 2013 | No CommentsWelcome Back Happy Hour!! Come out and meet the new batch of alumni that just finished the JET program and letâ€™s welcome them to New York in true JETAANY style with a happy hour at Faces & Names. Saturday November 23rd at 8:30pm Faces & Names (backroom) 159 West 54th street and 7th Ave, New York, NY www.facesandnames.com Check out who is going on facebook.
Posted on November 12, 2013 | No CommentsWhen:Â Saturday,Â November 23rd, Â 2:30 pm â€“ 6:15 pm Where:Â Nippon Club (145 West 57th St) Cost:Â No costÂ – open to anyÂ JET Alum RSVP: By filling out the Career Survey HERE Questions:Â EmailÂ Pamela Kavalam at email@example.com Did you just return from Japan or move to New York and are looking to start your career? Or perhaps have been back for a while and are looking to transition intoÂ a new position or field? If so, make sure to attend the Career Forum next Saturday. We will have terrific JET alumni and industry experts speaking about interviewing, networking, resume tips and more! Â Make sure to RSVP by filling outÂ this form.
Posted on November 11, 2013 | No CommentsBecome more involved in JETAANY and help shape it’s direction! The JETAANY Board of Directors is currently recruiting new board members to replace outgoing members who have completed their two year term. JETAANY is a 501(c)(3)nonprofit organization and hence requires a Board of Directors. Overall governance and guidance of the organization lies in the hands of the Board, which also serves to advance the organizationâ€™s mission and provide a platform for ideas for the executive committee. The Board is comprised of a group of experienced former JETs and one non-JET, all who have a keen interest in the continued success of the JET Program and JETAANY. The Board is distinct from the executive committee, which is the group of individuals […]