Post Tagged with: "Japanese"

‘You can’t eat hibachi by yourself’

‘You can’t eat hibachi by yourself’

Brooklyn, Business, East Asian, Food August 9, 2018 at 5:58 pm

Join diners as they enjoy a hibachi show in Park Slope complete with food tossing and sake squirting in a video from BRIC TV.

The Harlem Japanese Gospel Choir (Photo via The Brooklyn Ink)

A Japanese Gospel Choir in Harlem

Culture, East Asian, Manhattan October 25, 2017 at 12:11 pm

Members of an all-Japanese gospel choir in Harlem tell The Uptowner how the group provides a sense of comfort as they adjust to life in New York.

Akim Funk Buddha’s Urban Tea Ceremony brings hip hop style to a traditional Japanese ritual. (Photo via Brooklyn Daily Eagle)

Japanese Culture in Full Bloom at Brooklyn Festival

Brooklyn, Culture, East Asian April 22, 2015 at 5:13 pm

The 34th annual Sakura Matsuri (cherry blossom festival) at the Brooklyn Botanic Garden celebrates traditional and contemporary Japanese culture, and will include an urban tea ceremony and a cosplay fashion show, reports Brooklyn Daily Eagle.

Handling the ‘ISIS Effect’

Handling the ‘ISIS Effect’

Bronx, Brooklyn, East Asian, Education, Muslim, Video March 30, 2015 at 2:50 pm

In this episode of “Independent Sources”: The CLEAR Project educates and provides services to Muslims and others caught in the government’s counterterrorism dragnet; “The Bronx Memoir Project” tells stories of the Bronx, as written by its residents; the city’s first dual-language English-Japanese public school program.

Mitsuwa Prepares for the Japanese New Year

Mitsuwa Prepares for the Japanese New Year

Business, East Asian, Featured Posts, Metro Area, Voices' Picks December 12, 2014 at 5:59 pm

Mitsuwa, the largest Japanese supermarket in the tristate area, has seen a decline in Japanese customers since the 1990s but many turn out in December as the community gears up for New Year’s.

Photos of Hasidic life in the early 1990s on display in Crown Heights. (Photo by Chie Nishio via The Jewish Daily Forward)

Hasidic Life Through Japanese Eyes

Brooklyn, Jewish October 28, 2014 at 4:14 pm

Hasidic life of the early 1990s returns to Crown Heights in an exhibit of photographs taken through the lens of Japanese photographer Chie Nishio, reports The Jewish Daily Forward.

‘Lolita’ Fashion Comes to the Lower East Side

‘Lolita’ Fashion Comes to the Lower East Side

Culture, East Asian, Featured Posts, Manhattan September 3, 2014 at 6:07 pm

Child-like? Cute? Elegant? This Japanese fashion trend has avid followers.

Teen Taiko Drumming and J-Pop

Teen Taiko Drumming and J-Pop

Culture, East Asian, Featured Posts, Manhattan, Video, Youth August 27, 2014 at 2:32 pm

High schoolers learned about Japanese culture at a workshop at the Japan Society.

Hiroshima and Nagasaki Bombings Remembered

Hiroshima and Nagasaki Bombings Remembered

East Asian, Featured Posts, History, Manhattan, Voices' Picks August 4, 2014 at 6:06 pm

An interfaith memorial, a concert and a photo exhibit mark the 69th anniversary of the nuclear bombing.

Japanese baseball players and officials. (Photo by Gabriele Pariente via Home Reporter)

Youth Baseball Bridges Japanese and Brooklynites

Brooklyn, East Asian, Sports, Youth August 1, 2014 at 10:51 am

A game between the “Tsunami Kids” of Japan and “Hurricane Sandy Kids” of Brooklyn concluded the first “Brooklyn-Japan Youth Baseball Exchange,” a program that brought together kids affected by the natural disasters, reports Home Reporter.

Burmese Chef Serves Up Japanese Ramen

Burmese Chef Serves Up Japanese Ramen

Maung Htein Linn runs three NYC restaurants with authentic Japanese food he learned to prepare in Japan.

Photos from Brooklyn Based: "Examples of works from the Japanese designers exhibiting at BKLYN Designs: 1. Toe-to-Knee, 2. Oy, 3. Chaki, 4. Hraf, 5. Mature Hat, 6. Barracks, 7. Kurasuhito Kurasutokoro, 8. Aizara, 9. Jozu Kousakusho Co., Ltd, 10. Botanist, 11. Share Woods"

Osaka Designers Add International Touch to Brooklyn Exhibit

Brooklyn, Culture, East Asian May 9, 2014 at 10:26 am

A group of designers from Osaka, Japan – where the borough is “one of the big trending keywords” – will be the first from outside Brooklyn to feature their work at the BKYLN Designs exhibition this weekend, reports Brooklyn Based.

María Román is very proud of the reputation she has gained as a chef in the male-dominated world of sushi. (Photo by Zaira Cortés via El Diario-La Prensa)

Dominican Slices her Way into Male-Dominated World of Sushi

Dominican, Food, Labor, Latino, Voices' Picks, Women May 29, 2013 at 4:52 pm

Kurumazushi restaurant employee María Román tells El Diario-La Prensa how she stepped into the field of sushi preparation. Juggling hundred-pound fish and dismissive clients keep her on her toes but she’s proud to show her daughters that women can do the jobs once restricted to men.

(Photo by hjhipster via Flickr, Creative Commons License)

Riverdale Recalls Its Japanese Past, Royalty Included

Bronx, East Asian, Education, In the News February 20, 2013 at 4:51 pm

Shigeyuki Hiroki, the ambassador and consul general of Japan, stopped by PS 81 in the Bronx’s Riverdale section as part of his research into the city’s Japanese community, reports The Riverdale Press. From the 1970s through the 1990s, a peak number of Japanese students attended the school, including a member of the royal family.

The advertisement on Star Ledger. Denying that Japanese Army has no responsibility on Comfort Women issue during the World War II.

Japanese Ad Rekindles Comfort Women Controversy

East Asian, History, In the News November 20, 2012 at 3:09 pm

A Japanese group has published an “objection advertisement” in New Jersey’s Star Ledger newspaper, rebutting the “Do You Remember?” ad campaign launched by two Koreans, reported Korea Daily.