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  • <div class="at-above-post-cat-page addthis_tool" data-url="https://jetaany.org/2019/11/12/12-6-2019-bonenkai/"></div>Send off 2019 and ring in 2020 at the JETAANY Bonenkai! Come out for all-you-can-eat hotpot in Chinatown at 99 Favor Taste (Grand St location) as we say “cheers” to 2019. Everyone is welcome – JETs, Friends of JETs and colleagues! Date: Friday, December 6Time: 6:00-8:30pmPlace: 99 Favor Taste, Grand Street location (285 Grand St, New York, NY 10002)Tickets include unlimited hotpot and a beverageQuestions: Contact Jessica at vicepresident@jetaany.org Buy your ticket now as this event will sell out!<!-- 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-cat-page addthis_tool" data-url="https://jetaany.org/2019/11/12/12-6-2019-bonenkai/"></div><!-- AddThis Share Buttons generic via filter on get_the_excerpt -->

    (12/6) 2019 Bonenkai

    Send off 2019 and ring in 2020 at the JETAANY Bonenkai! Come out for all-you-can-eat hotpot in Chinatown at 99 Favor Taste (Grand St location) as we say “cheers” to 2019. Everyone is welcome – JETs, Friends of JETs and colleagues! Date: Friday, December 6Time: 6:00-8:30pmPlace: 99 Favor Taste, Grand Street location (285 Grand St, New York, NY 10002)Tickets include unlimited hotpot and a beverageQuestions: Contact Jessica at vicepresident@jetaany.org Buy your ticket now as this event will sell out!

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  • <div class="at-above-post-cat-page addthis_tool" data-url="https://jetaany.org/2019/11/03/jetaany-at-anime-con-2019-11-15-17/"></div>(11/15 to 11/17)What: Anime NYC 2019 – JETAANY Info Booth and Panel Volunteer Sign-UpWhen: Friday, November 15th to Sunday, November 17th.  The panel will take place at 11am on Saturday, November 16th!Time: 9:00am to 10:00pm on Friday & Satuday.  9:00am to 6:00pm on SundayWhere: The Jacob Javits Convention Center, 429 11th Ave, New York, NY 10001Register: Cognito Form. Please email Kimberly @ secretary@jetaany.org, if you have any questions! JETAANY will be hosting its own panel at Anime NYC called – So You Wanna Teach English In Japan.  The panel will take place at 11am on Saturday, November 16th!  Our Special Panelist Guests include: Mr. Tony Waldman (voice actor), Ms. Stacy Smith (translator, publisher), and Ms. Ann Chow (actress).  We will also be working our JETAANY/JET Informational booth for all three […]<!-- 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-cat-page addthis_tool" data-url="https://jetaany.org/2019/11/03/jetaany-at-anime-con-2019-11-15-17/"></div><!-- AddThis Share Buttons generic via filter on get_the_excerpt -->

    JETAANY at Anime-Con 2019! [11/15-17]

    (11/15 to 11/17)What: Anime NYC 2019 – JETAANY Info Booth and Panel Volunteer Sign-UpWhen: Friday, November 15th to Sunday, November 17th.  The panel will take place at 11am on Saturday, November 16th!Time: 9:00am to 10:00pm on Friday & Satuday.  9:00am to 6:00pm on SundayWhere: The Jacob Javits Convention Center, 429 11th Ave, New York, NY 10001Register: Cognito Form. Please email Kimberly @ secretary@jetaany.org, if you have any questions! JETAANY will be hosting its own panel at Anime NYC called – So You Wanna Teach English In Japan.  The panel will take place at 11am on Saturday, November 16th!  Our Special Panelist Guests include: Mr. Tony Waldman (voice actor), Ms. Stacy Smith (translator, publisher), and Ms. Ann Chow (actress).  We will also be working our JETAANY/JET Informational booth for all three […]

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  • <div class="at-above-post-cat-page addthis_tool" data-url="https://jetaany.org/2019/11/03/jq-magazine-nippon-in-new-york-madama-butterfly-yayoi-kusama-anime-nyc/"></div>By JQ magazine editor Justin Tedaldi (CIR Kobe–shi, 2001-02). Justin has written about Japanese arts and entertainment for JETAA since 2005. For more of his articles, click here. From the silver screen to the theatrical stage to J-pop, November is just as colorful as the autumn leaves tumbling through the air. Add these live events to the mix and you’ve got an irresistibly epic rundown. This month’s highlights include: November 6, 9, 13, 16, 22, 25 Madama Butterfly Metropolitan Opera House, 30 Lincoln Center Plaza $37-$460 Leading sopranos Hui He and Ana María Martínez share the heartbreaking title role of Puccini’s doomed geisha, with tenors Piero Pretti and Andrea Carè as the American naval officer who abandons her. Paulo Szot and Markus Brück share the role 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-cat-page addthis_tool" data-url="https://jetaany.org/2019/11/03/jq-magazine-nippon-in-new-york-madama-butterfly-yayoi-kusama-anime-nyc/"></div><!-- AddThis Share Buttons generic via filter on get_the_excerpt -->

    JQ Magazine: Nippon in New York — ‘Madama Butterfly,’ Yayoi Kusama, Anime NYC

    By JQ magazine editor Justin Tedaldi (CIR Kobe–shi, 2001-02). Justin has written about Japanese arts and entertainment for JETAA since 2005. For more of his articles, click here. From the silver screen to the theatrical stage to J-pop, November is just as colorful as the autumn leaves tumbling through the air. Add these live events to the mix and you’ve got an irresistibly epic rundown. This month’s highlights include: November 6, 9, 13, 16, 22, 25 Madama Butterfly Metropolitan Opera House, 30 Lincoln Center Plaza $37-$460 Leading sopranos Hui He and Ana María Martínez share the heartbreaking title role of Puccini’s doomed geisha, with tenors Piero Pretti and Andrea Carè as the American naval officer who abandons her. Paulo Szot and Markus Brück share the role of […]

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  • <div class="at-above-post-cat-page addthis_tool" data-url="https://jetaany.org/2019/11/01/2019-onigiri-making-workshop-sun-11-17/"></div>For the second year in a row, JETAANY, JAA, and the Consulate will be joining in a pre-Thanksgiving community volunteer effort on November 17th to make onigiri, or riceballs, for a good cause that will benefit people of all ages. We’ll be participating in an “Onigiri Action” event started by the Japanese nonprofit, Table for Two, in which each social media posting of our onigiri will provide 5 school meals to children in need in the U.S. and East Africa (this is funded by Japanese corporations). More info HERE Additionally, this year, we will be able to donate the onigiri to Japanese seniors at Isabella House, an independent living center for elders in Inwood. Please join us! Sunday, November 17th […]<!-- 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-cat-page addthis_tool" data-url="https://jetaany.org/2019/11/01/2019-onigiri-making-workshop-sun-11-17/"></div><!-- AddThis Share Buttons generic via filter on get_the_excerpt -->

    2019 Onigiri Making Workshop [Sun, 11/17]

    For the second year in a row, JETAANY, JAA, and the Consulate will be joining in a pre-Thanksgiving community volunteer effort on November 17th to make onigiri, or riceballs, for a good cause that will benefit people of all ages. We’ll be participating in an “Onigiri Action” event started by the Japanese nonprofit, Table for Two, in which each social media posting of our onigiri will provide 5 school meals to children in need in the U.S. and East Africa (this is funded by Japanese corporations). More info HERE Additionally, this year, we will be able to donate the onigiri to Japanese seniors at Isabella House, an independent living center for elders in Inwood. Please join us! Sunday, November 17th […]

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  • <div class="at-above-post-cat-page addthis_tool" data-url="https://jetaany.org/2019/10/28/jetaanys-trivia-night/"></div>Do you know: What is the air-speed of an unladened swallow? Where does one find Rodents Of Unusual Size? Join our host, Ann Chow (Hyogo-ken, 2007-2009, JET Membership Development Chair 2013-2017), to test your knowledge on categories ranging from Japan to pop culture over good food and drinks and awesome company at JETAANY’s Trivia Night! Friends of JET welcome! There will be prizes for the teams that get the most correct answers. Teams will be formed on-site, with no less than 3 (preferably at least 4) people and no more than 6 people per team. *Note: Light Japanese appetizers will be served. You can also bring your own food and drinks. Pricing:Early Bird price (online until 11/8/19): $5.27Regular price (online […]<!-- 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-cat-page addthis_tool" data-url="https://jetaany.org/2019/10/28/jetaanys-trivia-night/"></div><!-- AddThis Share Buttons generic via filter on get_the_excerpt -->

    JETAANY’s Trivia Night [Friday, November 15th]

    Do you know: What is the air-speed of an unladened swallow? Where does one find Rodents Of Unusual Size? Join our host, Ann Chow (Hyogo-ken, 2007-2009, JET Membership Development Chair 2013-2017), to test your knowledge on categories ranging from Japan to pop culture over good food and drinks and awesome company at JETAANY’s Trivia Night! Friends of JET welcome! There will be prizes for the teams that get the most correct answers. Teams will be formed on-site, with no less than 3 (preferably at least 4) people and no more than 6 people per team. *Note: Light Japanese appetizers will be served. You can also bring your own food and drinks. Pricing:Early Bird price (online until 11/8/19): $5.27Regular price (online […]

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