Events

The information provided in this calendar is intended to introduce Japan-related events in the Greater Boston, and New England area.
Events directly sponsored by the Japan Society of Boston are denoted with the JSB logo.

For all other events please check directly with the organization producing it to confirm all times, dates and event details. The Japan Society of Boston is not responsible for any changes or inaccuracies in information about events not sponsored by the JSB.

Upcoming events

    • 26 Jul 2015
    • 09 Aug 2015
    • Kushi Institute, 198 Leland Road, Becket, MA 01223

    Kushi Institute presents

    Kushi Institute 2015 Summer Conference 

    July 26th – August 9th, 2015






    This is a unique 2-week educational program featuring classes on health, wellness and organic macrobiotic cooking.  

    Kushi Institute, founded in 1978 by Michio and Aveline Kushi, is the leading macrobiotic educational center in the world. 

    More information here 

       


    • 29 Jul 2015
    • 09 Aug 2015
    • Massachusetts

    Organised by Massachusetts Peace Action and various groups


    70 YEARS : NEVER AGAIN

     

    - Hiroshima & Nagasaki Week in MA-

    Join Massachusetts Peace Action, peace groups, people of faith, youth, community groups, and all people who care about the future of humanity at events across Massachusetts


    May 28 - August 5: 70 days 4 Peace Vigil

    70 days 4 Peace is a vigil to be held on the University Lutheran Church stoop, 66 Winthrop St, Cambridge, MA during the 70 days leading up to the 70th anniversary of the bombing of Hiroshima.

    The time: 7:00 pm-7:16 pm every evening because at 8:16 am Japan time/ 7:16 pm Eastern Time was the time the bomb was dropped. 
     

    * Final day of the vigil on August 5 : Hiroshima and Nagasaki are still with Us


    July 29Nuclear Savage: Screening and discussion

    First Church in Cambridge, 11 Garden St, 7pm.

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    August 4-9Abolish War: Let Us Walk Together.


    Hearing the Cry of Survivors of Hiroshima and Nagasaki.  Peace Walk in Leverett, Concord, Lexington, Arlington, Boston, Amherst, and Northampton.

    August 6, 3pm:  Boston Remembers Hiroshima and Nagasaki


    also on JSB's event calendar 


    August 6, 7:00 pmCambridge Friends Meeting: 

    Collaborative reading of Thomas Merton’s “Original Child Bomb,” and then floating candle boats on the Charles near the Meeting House.  5 Longfellow Park, Cambridge MA.


    August 7, 8:00 pmConcert in Observance of the Hiroshima and Nagasaki Bombings

    also on JSB's event calendar

     

    August 9th, 5:30Watertown:  Gathering with candle boats.  

    also on JSB's event calendar


    August 9, 6pm: Peace & Planet Poetry & Art Night.

      Youth-led event at Out of the Blue Too Art Gallery, 541 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge.





    • 06 Aug 2015
    • 3:00 PM
    • First Church in Boston(66 Marlborough Street) / Copley Square

    Massachusetts Peace Action presents

    Boston Remembers Hiroshima and Nagasaki

     August 6, 2015,  3:00PM - 5:30 PM

     First Church in Boston(66 Marlborough Street) , then Copley Square

    We will meet up at the First Church in Boston, 66 Marlborough Street, where we will have dancers, music, speakers, and other information. We will then have a procession to Copley Square, where we will have more speakers, dance, and music. 

    • • Leverett Peace Pagoda walkers

      • Talks by Elaine Scarry, Fumi Inoue, David Rothauser, Peter Moyer, Denise Simmons, Rashin Khosravibavandpouri, Guntram Mueller

      • Songs by Ann Goodwin

      • Soran Bushi dancers

      • Koto by Akino and Yoshino Watanabe

    • Massachusetts Peace Action
    • 07 Aug 2015
    • 8:00 PM
    • Church of the Advent, 30 Brimmer Street (corner of Mt Vernon Street) Boston MA 02108

    Concert in Observance of 

    the Hiroshima and Nagasaki Bombings

    広島•長崎の記憶を伝える 原爆平和コンサート

    Friday, August 7, 2015,  8pm

    Church of the Advent 

    30 Brimmer Street (corner of Mt Vernon Street) Boston MA 02108

     

     $10 suggested donation 

    Featuring:

    Chorus Boston

    Singing contemporary and traditional Japanese music. 

    Aaron Larget-Caplan classical guitar Playing selections from his most recent CD, The Legend of Hagomoro.

    Bowed Metal Music

    Peter Warren & Matt Samolis Meditative ambient drone soundscapes from a custom-made resonant acoustic metal instrument, the 'Steel Cello'. 

    This concert is being offered as an opportunity to gather, reflect, and meditate on the atomic bombings of August 6th and 9th, 1945. The tragic effect of these events continues to be significant, even to this to this day. So again we gather to remember and to celebrate the healing power of music, community, and our wonderfully enduring cultures.

    CONTACT:Matt Samolis ( 857-383-9786 | 34owls@gmail.com)

    • 08 Aug 2015
    • 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
    • Mabel Louise Riley Seminar Room (Meeting Room 156), Museum of Fine Arts, 465 Huntington Avenue Boston


    Museum of Fine Arts, Boston presents

    Lecture "Daughters of the Samurai"




    August 8, 2015
    2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

    Mabel Louise Riley Seminar Room (Meeting Room 156), 
    Museum of Fine Arts, 465 Huntington Avenue Boston


    Hear the fascinating tale of of five young girls were sent by the Japanese government to the United States in 1871. Their mission: learn Western ways and return to help nurture a new generation of enlightened men to lead Japan.

    Janice Nimura
    Author of Daughters of the Samurai: A Journey from East to West and Back

    Ticket Required


    MORE INFO HERE

    • 09 Aug 2015
    • 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
    • Grace Vision Church, 80 Mt Auburn Street and Watertown Square

    Watertown Citizens for Peace, Justice and Environment presents

    Remembering Hiroshima and Nagasaki – Building a Nuclear Free World

    August 9, 2015, 5:30PM - 8:30 PM

    For a commemoration of the nuclear attack on the Japanese cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki by the United States in 1945 – the first use of nuclear weapons by any country – that caused over 100,000 deaths and years of misery and suffering for thousand of survivors.

    5:30 PM – Film showing of  "Article 9 Comes to America"

     Grace Vision Church, 80 Mt. Auburn Street, Watertown. 

     The showing is free.  There is limited parking in a lot aside the church and additional street parking. Accessible for those using a wheelchair.

    7:00 PM – Silent march from Grace Vision to Watertown Square

    7:30 PM – Silent Vigil

    8:00 PM – Music and Testimonials

    8:30 PM – Launching of the Candleboats

    More information here 

    • 15 Aug 2015
    • 05 Sep 2015
    • Lacoste Gallery, 25 Main Street, Concord, MA 01742

      

    Summer Tea

    Group Show

      

    August 15- September 5, 2015

    also featuring guinomi

    Suzuki Goro
    Ron Hand
    Shigemasa Higashida
    Jun Isezaki
    Koichiro Isezaki
    Warren MacKenzie
    Scott Parady
    Don Reitz
    Tim Rowan
    Jeff Shapiro
    Hans Vangso

    Lacoste Gallery


    • 29 Aug 2015
    • 2:30 PM
    • Boston Aikikai Aikido Dojo, 54a Hyde Park Ave, Jamaica Plain, Boston, MA

    Ohara School of Ikebana presents

    Ikebana Class (Japanese Flower Arrangement)


    Saturday, August 29, 2015,  2:30 - 4:30 PM

    Boston Aikikai Aikido Dojo, Jamaica Plain, Boston, MA

    This ongoing class provided by the Ohara School of Ikebana is open to first time, beginner and advanced students.  No experience is necessary. Appropriate for ages 16+.

    More Information Here

    • 12 Sep 2015
    • 5:00 PM
    • Moksa Restaurant 450 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge, MA

    UMASS Boston JSB presents 

    Tokyo Night 


    September 12th, 2015 

     Moksa Restaurant Cambridge 
    450 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge, MA 

      The goal of “TOKYO NIGHT” is to familiarize Japaese sake and plum wine and the event is divided in two parts: 

    1st part: 17:00-19:30, $25  (Japanese food and 2 drinks )
     2nd part 20:00-22:00, $20 (3 drinks )
     
    Drinks include Japanese Sake, Plum wine, or Soft drink.  Food includes sushi and Japanese appetizers. 


    More information here 

    • 14 Sep 2015
    • Showa Boston Institute, 420 Pond Street, Jamaica Plain

    The Showa Boston - Japan Society
    Language Program Fall Semester

    Starts the week of September 14


    Our Japanese Program offers:
    • 17-week Japanese courses
    • Experienced native teachers
    • Japanese college students as conversation practice partners
    • Affordable tuition
    • Free parking
    Enroll Now/More Information

    This program is intended for adult men and women (high school students included)


    • 07 Oct 2015
    • 7:30 PM
    • Bowker Auditorium, 100 Holdsworth Way, Amherst, MA

    UMass Amherst presents

    RAKUGO: COMICAL TALES FROM JAPAN


    Japanese Storyteller Motoko & Musician Masayo Ishigure on Koto and Shamisen

    Wednesday, October 7 at 7:30 p.m.

    Bowker Auditorium, 100 Holdsworth Way, Amherst, MA

    • 25 Oct 2015
    • 3:00 PM
    • Jordan Hall, 30 Gainsborough Street, Boston


    Nobuyuki Tsujii Concert

    In Performance with 

    the Longwood Symphony Orchestra

    Sunday, October 25, 3:00pm

    at Jordan Hall, Boston


    Tickets On Sale Now


    JSB MEMBERS GET 10% DISCOUNT 

    if you order tickets before September 15!


    Click HERE to get the Coupon Code



    NON JSB MEMBERS 

    please purchase tickets ONLINE


    Japan's phenomenal pianist, NOBUYUKI TSUJII, will join the LONGWOOD SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA, conducted by Ronald Feldman in performing Beethoven's Piano Concerto No. 5 ("The Emperor").  

    The event is jointly presented by The Japan Society of Boston and theLongwood Symphony Orchestra. 

    MORE INFORMATION HERE



Past events

25 Jul 2015 Family Fun Day
24 Jul 2015 JSB Members Event : The Reischauer Memorial House Visit
17 Jul 2015 32nd Annual Black Ships Festival
10 Jul 2015 Gwich-in Women Speak: The Sacred Place Where Life Begins
29 Jun 2015 Meet Masanori Murakami -Japan’s First Major Leaguer, and Book Signing
24 Jun 2015 (copy) 90 Kids from Kyoto, Japan
14 Jun 2015 90 Kids from Kyoto, Japan
10 Jun 2015 Lecture "Gilded-Age Bostonians and Old Japan: An Ironic Love Affair"
30 May 2015 Cherry Blossom Festival
26 May 2015 2015 Annual Dinner
18 May 2015 Noh Theatre Boston 2015 "Holy Mother in Nagasaki"
17 May 2015 One Peaceful World Day
14 May 2015 Beginner Japanese Flower Arranging---TRY a Hands-On Class
14 May 2015 Associates' Panel: Yoshiro Kaji (Tokyo Gas Co., Ltd.), Wataru Suda (Ministry of Finance), Jin Nishikawa (Asahi Shimbun), Japan’s Economic Challenges in Comparative Perspective
13 May 2015 Webiner - Background for the Bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki: A Chronology
12 May 2015 Associates' Panel: Haruo Iguchi (Nagoya University), Miri Izuka (Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism), Ken Usui (Ministry of Foreign Affairs), Japan;s Search for Security
12 May 2015 A Teahouse Re-imagined
11 May 2015 the East Coast premiere of TOKYO FIANCEE
10 May 2015 Chorus Boston Spring Concert
09 May 2015 the 4th annual Brookline Cherry Blossom Festival
07 May 2015 Advancing the Status of Women in a Globalizing Japan: A 70-Year Retrospective
04 May 2015 The Outsider: Book talk with author Patricia Gercik
03 May 2015 An Afternoon of Japanese Culture
01 May 2015 Conference: Examining Lessons from Japan’s Lost Decades: Economics, Security and Society
28 Apr 2015 Tom Ginsburg (University of Chicago Law School), Judicial Reputation and Legal Reform in Japan
26 Apr 2015 Japan Festival Boston
25 Apr 2015 Pucker Gallery Public Opening
24 Apr 2015 From Horizontal To Vertical: Translating American Fiction Into Japanese
23 Apr 2015 Book reading and a talk by Phyllis Birnbaum
22 Apr 2015 RAD SMITH PROGRAM IN JAPANESE ART, Naoya Hatakeyama: Personal Landscapes
21 Apr 2015 Ikebana and Creative Floral Design Demonstration
19 Apr 2015 Special Ikebana floral design demonstration with Keiko Thayer featuring ceramics by Yoshinori Hagiwara
16 Apr 2015 The Policy Agenda of Prime Minister Abe and the U.S.-Japan Relationship
15 Apr 2015 The Great Wave of Hokusai and the Great Wave of 3-11: Japanese Artists’ Responses to Nature
15 Apr 2015 GEDDES JAPANESE MOVIE SCREENING: PING PONG
14 Apr 2015 Panel: Power, Trust, and Governance in Advanced Democracies
10 Apr 2015 The Task of Historians in the Age of the Anthropocene
10 Apr 2015 Associates' Panel: Doo-seung Kim (Korea Institute for Defense Analyses), Kayo Matsushita (Ministry of Foreign Affairs), Kazuyuki Sakamoto (Sankei Shimbun), America's Allies in East Asia
09 Apr 2015 "Howard Zinn in Japan : Civil Rights, The Vietnam War, and Solidarity in Hiroshima"
08 Apr 2015 MIT/Harvard Cool Japan presents
07 Apr 2015 Joseph S. Nye (Harvard Kennedy School), Is the American Century Over?
05 Apr 2015 Tamagawa Daigaku, TAIKO & DANCE Group
03 Apr 2015 Anime Boston 2015
31 Mar 2015 Updates from Tohoku & A Night of Remembrance
31 Mar 2015 Transnational Black Humor: Somewhere between 9.11 and 3.11
31 Mar 2015 Stephen Bosworth (Harvard Kennedy School), The U.S. Strategy Toward an Evolving Asia
28 Mar 2015 Showa Boston's Interactive Japan Event
26 Mar 2015 Associates' Panel: Banri Ito (Senshu University), Hidehiko Oshima (Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries), Daisuke Kasama (Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry), Japan in the World Economy
24 Mar 2015 Wei-hsin Yu (University of Maryland), Employment Characteristics and Family Intentions in Japan
21 Mar 2015 Biting The Sun - A Reading of Haiku
19 Mar 2015 The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP): Politics in Washington and Geopolitics in Asia
18 Mar 2015 Shinichi Konno Lecture
13 Mar 2015 Gallery Opening Reception, OBENTO AND BUILT SPACE: JAPANESE BOXED LUNCH AND ARCHITECTURE
10 Mar 2015 Survival and Recovery from the Tohoku Disaster
09 Mar 2015 Tohoku Tomo Week at the Five Colleges
08 Mar 2015 American-Japanese Cultural Concert Series VI
08 Mar 2015 Cranes on the Square @ Copley Square
08 Mar 2015 3.11 Japan Memorial Charity 2015 - Remembrance of Earthquake and Tsunami -
05 Mar 2015 Japan's Aging Society and the Role of Higher Education
04 Mar 2015 Geddes Japanese Movie Screening: Norwegian Woods
03 Mar 2015 Sino-Japanese Crisis (In)Stability in the East China Sea
27 Feb 2015 Japanese Rakugo Storytelling with ENGLISH SUBTITLES !
27 Feb 2015 Realigning Hirohito's Broken Limbs:Wounded Servicemen and Wartime Japanese Society
24 Feb 2015 Pink Globalization: Hello Kitty’s Trek Across the Pacific
24 Feb 2015 The Rails Race: Japan and China in Global Infrastructure Politics
24 Feb 2015 HISTORIC PRESERVATION in JAPAN and BOSTON
20 Feb 2015 Hunting for Power: Falconry and the Sixteenth-Century Unification of Japan
18 Feb 2015 Geddes Japanese Movie Screening: Linda Linda Linda
18 Feb 2015 Tour and Discussion of Friendship of Isabella and Okakura Kakuzo
16 Feb 2015 Japanese Language Classes - Spring Semester
14 Feb 2015 Valentine's Day flower arranging by Ikebana Artist
05 Feb 2015 Book Talk ‘Where the Dead Pause, and the Japanese Say Goodbye,’ by Marie Mutsuki Mockett
05 Feb 2015 Three Arrows of Abenomics: Achievements and Prospects
03 Feb 2015 Medieval Japan & Medieval Europe: Compare & Contrast
30 Jan 2015 Pinocchio
25 Jan 2015 Boston Children's Museum Annual Japanese New Years Celebration
16 Jan 2015 Lunch Talk by Yukio Okamoto, “Prospects for Japan and its Economic Competitiveness” - JSB Members Free Event!
15 Jan 2015 Webiner - Cultural Encounters: Teaching Japan in World History
11 Jan 2015 Japanese Association of Greater Boston - New Year Celebration!
13 Dec 2014 Odaiko New England, Winter Extravaganza
09 Dec 2014 Komeito: Politics and Religion in Japan
07 Dec 2014 Chorus Boston, Winter Concert
29 Nov 2014 Kaji Aso Studio's Artists Marketplace
23 Nov 2014 Showa Boston's 25th Annual Japanese Cultural Festival
16 Nov 2014 The 11th Annual Boston Tea Party - Japanese Tea Ceremony
15 Nov 2014 Hans Vangso: Bold Simplicity-Opening Reception with the artist
14 Nov 2014 Symposium-Constitutional Revision in Japan
08 Nov 2014 Kodo 香道 ーIncense Appreciation
07 Nov 2014 Job Fair: Boston Career Forum 2014
02 Nov 2014 Japanese Noh and Global Theaters
30 Oct 2014 The Japanese Kimono-Now and Then : Registration is closed
28 Oct 2014 Negotiating with North Korea: Proliferation, Peninsular Stability, Power Consolidation
28 Oct 2014 Let It Snow: Winter Scenes in Snow Globes and Japanese Prints
26 Oct 2014 Oyster Grand Tasting: A Gastronomic Celebration of Oysters
21 Oct 2014 Why China Cannot Rise Peacefully and What That Means for Japan
19 Oct 2014 The 4th Annual Boston Japan Film Festival- “Post-disaster Civil Society”
18 Oct 2014 Japan Day at the Mattapan Branch of the Boston Public Library
18 Oct 2014 Shigemasa Higashida: Accidental Beauty-Opening Reception with the artist
17 Oct 2014 Ikebana Demonstration with Sogetsu Master Instructor Yoka Hosono
15 Oct 2014 Demystifying Pearl Harbor Diplomacy & Some Fictions Surrounding It: A Talk with Ambassador Takeo Iguchi
01 Oct 2014 Learning to Lead: Lessons from Japan
28 Sep 2014 Sapporo Junior Jazz School live at Concord-Carlisle High School
26 Sep 2014 Sapporo Junior Jazz School live at the Needham High School Auditorium
22 Sep 2014 Panel Discussion with Shonen Knife
09 Sep 2014 Inside Japan's Nuclear Meltdown
07 Sep 2014 Potter's Talk with ceramic artist Miraku Kamei XV, and a discussion on Takatori ware with Dr. Andrew L. Maske
03 Sep 2014 FREE ONLINE COURSE! Visualizing Japan (1850s-1930s): Westernization, Protest, Modernity
30 Aug 2014 OPENING RECEPTION! In Praise of Garden Shadows: Photos of Japan
24 Aug 2014 Natsu Maturi Summer Festival
23 Aug 2014 O-Bon Festival at Showa Boston
16 Aug 2014 Warren MacKenzie-Opening Reception at the Lacoste Gallery
08 Aug 2014 Sumie Kaneko's J-Trad & More . . .
07 Aug 2014 Movie Night at Showa Boston!
06 Aug 2014 Lunch and Behind the Scenes Tour of the State House!
31 Jul 2014 Swimming at Showa Boston!
24 Jul 2014 Tanabata at Showa Boston!
16 Jul 2014 The Art of Flowers - Japanese Flower Arranging Classes For Beginners--Location Change!!!
08 Jul 2014 Nuclear Disaster and Restoration of Fukushima
26 Jun 2014 Sadao Watanabe in Concert! JSB Members Enter to win a pair of tickets
26 Jun 2014 Sadao Watanabe in Concert! $5 Discount for JSB Members
07 Jun 2014 Come Support the Japanese Women's Leadership Initiative
07 Jun 2014 Japan Festival Boston 2014
06 Jun 2014 Reception with Yasuhisa Kohyama
29 May 2014 Win a copy of "Dream Window", "The Inland Sea"
27 May 2014 Win Yukata from Kyoto!! Giveaway for this week!!!
25 May 2014 Takashi Murakami's film : JELLYFISH EYES
24 May 2014 KIDS Activity Paper Extravanganza at Showa Boston
19 May 2014 The Art of Flowers - Japanese Flower Arranging Classes For Beginners
19 May 2014 Win Books and Gifts from Japan!
16 May 2014 KENJI MIZOGUCHI, TRAGIC POET OF THE JAPANESE CINEMA MAY 16 – JUNE 23
14 May 2014 Member Appreciation Month - Win Sake and Gifts from Gionbayashi Musicians from Kyoto!
10 May 2014 Artist Demonstration: Contemporary Japanese Basketmaking with Morigami Jin
10 May 2014 2014 Brookline Sakura Matsuri
08 May 2014 2014 Annual Dinner
07 May 2014 Gion Festival in Boston: Celebrating the 55th Year of the Kyoto-Boston Sister City Relationship
04 May 2014 3.11 Memorial Tea Ceremony
02 May 2014 Member Appreciation Month - Win A Pair of Red Sox Tickets
01 May 2014 Win a Round Trip Ticket to Anywhere*
30 Apr 2014 Rad Smith Lecture: Cutie and the Boxer
29 Apr 2014 Japan in a Global Depression: Deflation and Economic Growth in the late 19th Century
29 Apr 2014 Ikebana and Creative Floral Design Demonstration
27 Apr 2014 Behind the Mask Theater: Cat Mountain
25 Apr 2014 Yoko Miwa Trio performance at Regattabar
24 Apr 2014 Complimentary Tickets to Handel's Samson
22 Apr 2014 Lecture: Tadashi Yanai "Design + Management=Innovation"
16 Apr 2014 The Art of Flowers - Japanese Flower Arranging Classes For Beginners
15 Apr 2014 Writing Between Languages and Cultures with Yoko Tawada
09 Apr 2014 The Most Impressive Dragon in the MFA
04 Apr 2014 "Touching the Grass: Citizen Science in Fukushima"
01 Apr 2014 KYOGEN featuring Kyoto-based actors KATSUMI YANAGIMOTO and SHIN’ICHI YUTANI
01 Apr 2014 "Constitutional Revision, Collective Self-Defense, and the US-Japan Alliance"
28 Mar 2014 Screening of the film "Kokoyakyu: High School Baseball"
27 Mar 2014 Concert featuring the Ozora Strings with the Boston Higashi School Jazz Band
21 Mar 2014 Bending Adversity: Japan and the Art of Survival
21 Mar 2014 Anime Boston 2014
18 Mar 2014 “Fukushima-Strategies and Lessons in Anticipating and Managing a Global Health and Environmental Crisis”
12 Mar 2014 Heart of Japan: an evening of Kabuki dance and music.
12 Mar 2014 How to make a Bento Box Lunch
09 Mar 2014 "Cranes on the Square"
11 Feb 2014 2014 John E. Thayer, III Award - Nominations now being accepted
05 Feb 2014 POSTPONED DUE TO WEATHER - Address by the Japanese Ambassador to the U.S. The Honorable Kenichiro Sasae
29 Jan 2014 Japan Business Forum: JAPAN UPDATE
23 Jan 2014 Saving 10,000: film screening and discussion
19 Jan 2014 Japan Society & Boston Children's Museum Annual Japanese New Years Celebration
23 Dec 2013 Jiro Dreams of Sushi
15 Dec 2013 Odaiko New England: The Winter Extravaganza
06 Dec 2013 X Years Later: film screening and discussion
06 Dec 2013 Japanese Impressionism and Jamesian Precisions: Contending with Natsume Soseki’s Meian (Light and Dark), 1916
03 Dec 2013 A Roadmap for Decommissioning the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant
24 Nov 2013 Potter's Talk with Randy Johnston
24 Nov 2013 Showa Boston's 24th Annual Japanese Cultural Festival
23 Nov 2013 Yamato - The Drummers of Japan
22 Nov 2013 Happy Hour and Networking Event
22 Nov 2013 City of Screens: Cinematic Topography of Postwar Tokyo
19 Nov 2013 The Art of Flowers - Japanese Flower Arranging Classes For Beginners
19 Nov 2013 Open Recruitment in Japan’s Political Parties
14 Nov 2013 Sister Cities: Tokyo, New York, Kyoto, Boston Observations by Mitch Weiss
09 Nov 2013 Tim Rowan: Conversation with the Artist
07 Nov 2013 Future Beauty: Avant-Garde Japanese Fashion - Preview and Reception RSVP by Nov 7
03 Nov 2013 The 10th Annual Boston Tea Party - Japanese Tea Ceremony
02 Nov 2013 “Abenomics and Japan-US Relations”
01 Nov 2013 Mozart and Beethoven
24 Oct 2013 SYMPOSIUM: “Japan’s Continuing Nuclear Nightmare”
21 Oct 2013 "Lessons learned from the 2011 Tohoku Earthquake and Tsunami: Our Role in Risk Reduction for Future Disasters"
20 Oct 2013 The Larz Anderson Bonsai Collection Celebrating 100 Years
19 Oct 2013 The Larz Anderson Bonsai Collection Celebrating 100 Years
18 Oct 2013 Yokohama Yankee: My Family’s Five Generations as Outsiders in Japan
15 Oct 2013 Kitanodai Gagaku Ensemble with Tiger Okoshi
15 Oct 2013 All About the Japanese Flute
09 Oct 2013 "Can Abenomics Save Japan?" Japan Business Forum with
08 Oct 2013 Selling Deng Xiaoping in China and Japan
08 Oct 2013 Ikebana Demonstration with Toshiko Kobiki
05 Oct 2013 14TH JOHN MANJIRO FESTIVAL
04 Oct 2013 From Temple Workshop to Urban Atelier: Buddhist Sculpture in Japan in the Tenth Century
04 Oct 2013 Ikebana International Show at the Tower Hill Botanic Garden
02 Oct 2013 Win a pair of tickets to - Kitanodai Gagaku Ensemble with Tiger Okoshi
29 Sep 2013 "A Conversation Surrounding Brother Thomas's Ceramics and the dialogue between Spirituality and Art"
28 Sep 2013 The Larz Anderson Bonsai Collection Celebrating 100 Years
27 Sep 2013 Bach Mass in B Minor - Free Tickets for JSB Members
26 Sep 2013 "Service Learning Strengthening Character Across Cultures: Japan and the United States"
25 Sep 2013 Katsura Sunshine - Japanese Rakugo Comic Story Telling in English
25 Sep 2013 Lecture: Japanese Foreign Policy and ODA"
20 Sep 2013 The Kennedy Legacy and U.S.-Japan Relations
12 Sep 2013 Skysong: A concert by Zenkyu
10 Sep 2013 Locally Brewed Sake Tasting - Member Networking Event
08 Sep 2013 Foreign Affairs: Five Artists from Japan
06 Sep 2013 被災地からのレポート - Report from the Disaster Zone
29 Aug 2013 O-Bon Festival at Showa Boston
25 Aug 2013 Jazz Brunch with the Yoko Miwa Trio
05 Aug 2013 Friendship Summer Day Camp
23 Jul 2013 Bang on a Can: new Music from Japan
20 Jul 2013 Yoko Miwa Trio performance at Les Zygomates
18 Jul 2013 15th Annual Forest Hills Lantern Festival
18 Jul 2013 30th Annual Black Ships Festival
11 Jul 2013 Artist Talk: Roger Shimomura
01 Jul 2013 Japanese House Tours at the Children's Museum
28 Jun 2013 Sumie Kaneko's J-Trad & More . . .
27 Jun 2013 Looking Back Looking Forward: The Sculpture of Michio Ihara
06 Jun 2013 2013 Annual Dinner
19 May 2013 Japan Festival 2013
17 May 2013 Sake Tasting - SOLD OUT
16 May 2013 Win a Pair of Red Sox Tickets
11 May 2013 Sakura Matsuri Japanese Festival at Brookline High School
02 May 2013 Win a Business Class Ticket to Japan on the direct JAL Flight
02 May 2013 Handel - Jephtha
26 Apr 2013 A Report from Tohoku: Ofunato
20 Apr 2013 Toshio Shibata in Conversation
18 Apr 2013 Yoko Miwa Trio performance at Regattabar
16 Apr 2013 Ikebana Demonstration - Sogetsu Massachusetts
06 Apr 2013 Extending Tradition: Pottery by Yoshinori Hagiwara - Opening Reception with the Artist
02 Apr 2013 Rikuzentakata Two Years later: An Update from the Field after the 3/11 Disaster
30 Mar 2013 THE HARVARD FILM ARCHIVE PRESENTS: ART THEATRE GUILD, AN INTRODUCTION
23 Mar 2013 Koichiro Isezaki: Opening reception with the Artist
14 Mar 2013 Anime Film Screening and Book Talk
11 Mar 2013 Japanese Disaster Relief Fund Boston Final Report on Tohoku and Screening of "Live Your Dream: The Taylor Anderson Story"
11 Mar 2013 Symposium: U.S.-Japan Internationalizing Higher Education
10 Mar 2013 Rad Smith Program on Japanese Art presents: Ikenobo Ikebana - 550th Year Celebration
10 Mar 2013 "Cranes on the Square"
03 Mar 2013 3.11 Memorial Tea Ceremony
01 Mar 2013 Kamioroshi: The Descent of the Gods
26 Feb 2013 2013 Global Reel: Kokoyakyu: High School Baseball
26 Feb 2013 2012 John E. Thayer, III Award - Nominations now being accepted
16 Feb 2013 Portugal, Jesuits, Japan: Spiritual Beliefs and Earthly Goods
13 Feb 2013 Yuto Kanazawa & Earthwards performance at Scullers
02 Feb 2013 Lethal Beauty: Samurai Weapons and Armor
01 Feb 2013 The 23rd Japan-America Grassroots Summit 2013 - In Shimane
31 Jan 2013 Japan Business Forum with Izumi Kobayashi
25 Jan 2013 FREE TICKETS -Purcell - The Indian Queen
19 Jan 2013 THE HARVARD FILM ARCHIVE PRESENTS: The Films of Susumu Hani
13 Jan 2013 Japan Society & Boston Children's Museum Annual Oshogatsu New Year's Celebration
09 Jan 2013 Sumie Kaneko - CD Release Party
09 Dec 2012 The 9th Annual Boston Tea Party - Japanese Tea Ceremony
06 Dec 2012 Japan Business Forum with Dr. Hiroyuki Fujita
18 Nov 2012 Showa Boston's 23rd Annual Japanese Cultural Festival
18 Nov 2012 THE HARVARD FILM ARCHIVE PRESENTS ICHIRO KATAOKA, BENSHI
14 Nov 2012 Yoko Miwa Trio performance at Scullers
10 Nov 2012 Breaking Barriers: the Ceramic Art of Jeff Shapiro and Shigemasa Higashida - Opening Reception
09 Nov 2012 Mozart - Jupiter performance at Symphony Hall
05 Nov 2012 Welcome Reception for Consul General Akira Muto
02 Nov 2012 Shuki: The Intimate Vessels of Sake - Opening Reception
31 Oct 2012 Free Tickets to Tonight's Dress Rehearsal of MADAMA BUTTERFLY at the Shubert Theatre
30 Oct 2012 Japan Friendship Concert: Honoring the Legacy of Shuji Isawa
26 Oct 2012 Assessing Emergency Response to the 3.11 Earthquake/Tsunami/Nuclear Accident in Japan ARNOLD HOWITT
19 Oct 2012 JAID Aki Matsuri Showcase and Reception
19 Oct 2012 Boston Career Forum - 2012
18 Oct 2012 Chihiro Yamanaka Trio
16 Oct 2012 Toyo Ito, "What Was Metabolism? Reflections on the Life of Kiyonori Kikutake"
12 Oct 2012 Fires and Fights: Urban Conflagration and Society in Nineteenth-Century Edo-Tokyo
12 Oct 2012 Ikebana Demonstration - Sogetsu Massachusetts 40th Anniversary
07 Oct 2012 Video Game Orchestra Live at Symphony Hall
02 Oct 2012 Challenging the Hegemony of English: Translating Haruki Murakami’s IQ84 in Europe
02 Oct 2012 The Mikado
10 Sep 2012 Castles in the Sky: Miyazaki, Takahata, and the Masters of Studio Ghibli
07 Sep 2012 "The History of Yesterday: Japan from Lehman Shock to Compund Disaster"
26 Aug 2012 Reischauer Memorial House Visit and Habitat Wildlife Sanctuary Nature Walk
15 Aug 2012 Bon Odori Celebration
15 Aug 2012 Japanese Language Classes - Fall Semester
13 Aug 2012 Sake and Burger Night
08 Aug 2012 Win tickets to the Museum of Science
04 Aug 2012 Summer Festival at Ebisuya Japanese Market
19 Jul 2012 29th Annual Black Ships Festival
14 Jul 2012 Japanese Tea Ceramics Workshop
12 Jul 2012 14th Annual Forest Hills Lantern Festival
02 Jul 2012 Godzilla - Screening of the 1954 Original Film
23 Jun 2012 Arnold Arboretum 日本語ツアー
18 Jun 2012 Sake Tasting and Dinner
09 Jun 2012 “90 Kids from Kyoto, Japan” at the Children's Museum
07 Jun 2012 Screening of - Fukushima 2011: Chronicles from the Heartland
03 Jun 2012 Potter's talk with Ken Matsuzaki
30 May 2012 Win a copy of "My Japanese Table" by Debra Samuels
23 May 2012 Win a copy of "Cultures of War" by John Dower
22 May 2012 Win a set of 3 music CDs
19 May 2012 Cherry Tree Planting - Pawtucket RI
18 May 2012 Coffee Life in Japan - Booktalk with Corky White
17 May 2012 Pilgrimage to Hokusai's Waterfalls - Opening Reception
17 May 2012 Win a set of JSB note cards
17 May 2012 Win a copy of "The Book of Incense" by JSB member Kiyoko Morita
12 May 2012 The Tiger Okoshi Quintet
12 May 2012 Perceptions in Clay - Ceramics by Kentaro Kawabata
12 May 2012 Brookline Sakura Matsuri
11 May 2012 Great Power Politics and the Future of Asian Regionalism
06 May 2012 Potter's talk with Jan Kollwitz
05 May 2012 Tea Bowls and Sake Cups: A Kindred Spirit
04 May 2012 Chorus Boston’s 15th Anniversary Concert
02 May 2012 Rad Smith Program on Japanese Art presents Reiko Sudo
02 May 2012 Japanese Lunch Table at MIT
02 May 2012 Jiro Dreams of Sushi - Now playing at both the Coolidge Corner Theater and the Kendall Square Cinema
01 May 2012 Concert - The Kioi Sinfonietta
01 May 2012 The World at our Doorsteps: Moving Towards a Global Orientation in Our Schools
01 May 2012 Win 2 Business Class Tickets to Japan on the new direct JAL Flight
01 May 2012 Win a signed copy of "Coffee Life in Japan"
29 Apr 2012 Haru Matsuri 2012: Japan Spring Festival in Boston.
28 Apr 2012 Art in Bloom at the MFA
22 Apr 2012 Koto and Flute Workshop at Kaji Aso Studio
22 Apr 2012 Japan Airlines - Non-Stop Boston to Tokyo Inaugural Flight
21 Apr 2012 The 2nd Annual Japanese Language Contest - Entry Deadline March 14
18 Apr 2012 2012 ANNUAL DINNER
17 Apr 2012 Demonstration of Ohara School Ikebana
09 Apr 2012 Concert - Kitanodai Gagaku Ensemble & Members of the Boston Symphony Orchestra
06 Apr 2012 Japan Under Reconstruction - Webcast
06 Apr 2012 anime BOSTON 2012
05 Apr 2012 "Sakura in Japanese Culture" - Webinar
29 Mar 2012 Film Screening: Jiro Dreams of Sushi
27 Mar 2012 Yoko Miwa Trio performance at Regattabar
27 Mar 2012 An Evening of Kabuki Dance
23 Mar 2012 Tomo: Friendship Through Fiction
21 Mar 2012 TAO: The Art of the Drum
20 Mar 2012 "Origins of Japan’s Electric Power and the Fukushima Disaster: A Historical Perspective"
17 Mar 2012 "Hope for Tohoku" Benefit Concert and Reception
15 Mar 2012 "A Century of Sakura" - Concert at Pucker Gallery
14 Mar 2012 Boston Premiere of "Pray for Japan"
14 Mar 2012 The 2nd Annual Japanese Language Contest - Entry Deadline March 14
11 Mar 2012 International Seafood Show Japan Pavilion
10 Mar 2012 Smith Remembers Fukushima
09 Mar 2012 "Digital Archive of Japan's 2011 Disasters"
06 Mar 2012 Leading Edge CleanTech Innovations
05 Mar 2012 VOICES FROM TOHOKU: A Panel Discussion on Recovery Efforts in Japan’s Disaster Zone
03 Mar 2012 Yoko Kida and her Friends - Concert
03 Mar 2012 "Fine Lines" - Yoshiko Yamamoto
28 Feb 2012 "Kizuna: New Forms of Social Capital in Disaster Japan"
22 Feb 2012 Japanese Lunch Table at MIT
20 Feb 2012 The DocYard Presents a screening of "Campaign" by Kazuhiro Soda
20 Feb 2012 Japanese Language Classes - Spring Semester
10 Feb 2012 "The Anime Screen: Towards a Media Ecology of Animation"
04 Feb 2012 Manjiro: The Rock Opera
04 Feb 2012 Iridescence: New Porcelains by Hideaki Miyamura - Opening Reception
02 Feb 2012 Welcome Reception for Bobby Valentine
02 Feb 2012 "After Kim Jong Il: The Korean Peninsula and East Asian Security"
01 Feb 2012 Kaji Aso Studio - Winter Session Begins February 1st
27 Jan 2012 "The Geography of Ginseng and the strange Alchemy of Needs"
15 Jan 2012 Japan Society & Boston Children's Museum Annual Oshogatsu New Year's Celebration
31 Dec 2011 Manami Morita performing at First Night Boston
20 Dec 2011 A Report on Second Visit to Tohoku by Atsuko Toko Fish
13 Dec 2011 "The Rise of Industrial Policy in China: Japanese Lessons, Chinese Adaptations, 1980-2012"
09 Dec 2011 "Broken City: The Great Kanto Earthquake and Film Aesthetics in 1920s Japan"
08 Dec 2011 The Power of Two - A Documentary
06 Dec 2011 Japanese Lunch Table at MIT
06 Dec 2011 "Building Resilience: Social Capital in Post-Disaster Recovery"
04 Dec 2011 Artist Demonstration: Japanese Calligraphy
03 Dec 2011 Tea Ceremony Presentations at the Art Complex Museum
02 Dec 2011 Screening of "Chernobyl Heart" and Panel Discussion "What can we possibly do after Japan's nuclear crisis?"
20 Nov 2011 Showa Boston's 22nd Annual Japanese Cultural Festival
18 Nov 2011 The Great East Japan Earthquake – Innovating for the Future
17 Nov 2011 Yoko Miwa Trio performance at Regattabar
17 Nov 2011 Experimental Chamber Music Union Concert
16 Nov 2011 "Deng Xiaoping: China and Japan" - A booktalk by Ezra Vogel
16 Nov 2011 Japanese Lunch Table at MIT
15 Nov 2011 Bonsai Exhibition and Demonstration
14 Nov 2011 Shun Kanda & James Wescoat: MIT Japan 3/11 Initiative
14 Nov 2011 kodo 香道 ーIncense Appreciation
12 Nov 2011 "Smokeless Kiln with a Smile"
12 Nov 2011 "One Big Hapa Family" Film Screening
11 Nov 2011 Boston Career Forum - 2011
09 Nov 2011 Remembering Japan: An evening of music, poetry, and art
04 Nov 2011 Kenzaburo Oe, Keynote Speaker at 20th Annual Meeting of the Association of Japanese Literary Studies
03 Nov 2011 Hamada: A Pottery Lineage - Opening Reception
03 Nov 2011 In Conversation with Nobel Laureate Kenzaburo Oe and Susan Napier
02 Nov 2011 Japanese Lunch Table at MIT
01 Nov 2011 Culture Day in Japan: Living National Treasures and Tangible Cultural Properties
30 Oct 2011 "Afternoon of Shakuhachi and Koto Music #13"
30 Oct 2011 The 8th Annual Boston Tea Party - Japanese Tea Ceremony
28 Oct 2011 "Hope as the New Normal: National Recovery Through the 3/11 Disaster"
28 Oct 2011 Ikebana International Show at the Tower Hill Botanic Garden
24 Oct 2011 Asian Music and Cultural Festival
24 Oct 2011 Vietnam National Symphony Orchestra
21 Oct 2011 "Eulogizing Shinran: Kakunyo and the Making of Shin Buddhism"
19 Oct 2011 "Through Hiroshima Eyes: Reflections and Art of an A-Bomb Survivor"
19 Oct 2011 Invitation Program for Japanese American High School Students
18 Oct 2011 "Miku, Virtual Idol, as Media Platform: Transforming Media Creativity"
18 Oct 2011 "The U.S., China, and Japan in the Changing Global System"
17 Oct 2011 Midnight Miku Dance Party
17 Oct 2011 Joichi Ito: Enabling Emergent Voices And Expression Through Technology
17 Oct 2011 "Miku, Beyond the Character: The Cutting Edge of Miku Miku Dance Software"
16 Oct 2011 Japanese Music: Traditional to Contemporary
15 Oct 2011 The Impression—That Never Leaves - Artist Reception
14 Oct 2011 "The Equal Employment Opportunity Law and the Institutionalization of Sex Segregation in Japan"
14 Oct 2011 HIROMI: The Trio Project feat. Steve Smith & Anthony Jackson
13 Oct 2011 Fall 2011 Geddes Japanese Movie Series - Welcome Back Mr. MacDonald
12 Oct 2011 Japanese Lunch Table at MIT
07 Oct 2011 JET Program 2012 - Applications now available online
25 Sep 2011 Tea Ceremony Presentations at the Art Complex Museum
22 Sep 2011 "Japan After the Earthquake and Japan-US Relations"
18 Sep 2011 "For My Crushed Right Eye – The Visionary Films of Toshio Matsumoto"
16 Sep 2011 "Recovery and Reconstruction in Japan: Harvard Reports from the Field" A Panel Discussion
14 Sep 2011 "My Japanese Table" a book talk and o-bento demonstration by Debra Samuels
13 Sep 2011 "Rebuilding Japan" A Panel Discussion
12 Sep 2011 Japanese Language Classes - Fall Semester
12 Sep 2011 "A Thousand Cranes: An Evening to Benefit the JDRF-B"
10 Sep 2011 Streaming: From Textile to Clay - Artist Reception
02 Sep 2011 “Forbidden Kyoto: An Encounter with Green Tea”
26 Aug 2011 "O-Bon Festival" at Showa Boston
21 Aug 2011 On Their Own: Robert Castagna
19 Aug 2011 Traditional Japanese Festival Dancing and Taiko Drumming at Showa Boston
18 Aug 2011 "Sumie-Unplugged" A Japanese Jazz vocal & Shamisen concert
12 Aug 2011 "Uchiwa decorating and Tanzaku-wish making" at Showa Boston
08 Aug 2011 "Swallowing the Sun"
05 Aug 2011 "Tanabata- Festival of Summer Stars"
05 Aug 2011 "Swimming and Suika-wari" at Showa Boston
05 Aug 2011 The Makioka Sister's
31 Jul 2011 Tea Ceremony Presentations at the Art Complex Museum
20 Jul 2011 Yoko Miwa Trio performance at Regattabar
17 Jul 2011 "We Love Japan" Disaster Relief Concert
14 Jul 2011 13th Annual Forest Hills Lantern Festival
14 Jul 2011 The 28th Annual Black Ships Festival
08 Jul 2011 Bamboo, Silk and Tea. A concert of Japanese music and a rite of memorial
26 Jun 2011 Tea Ceremony Presentations at the Art Complex Museum
22 Jun 2011 Chihiro Yamanaka performance at Regattabar
12 Jun 2011 Meet 90 Kids from Kyoto, Japan
11 Jun 2011 Kamishibai - Japanese Storytelling
09 Jun 2011 2011 ANNUAL DINNER
04 Jun 2011 ARTISTS FOR JAPAN hosted by the Taiko Community of Greater Boston
03 Jun 2011 Body of Water
02 Jun 2011 Japanese Disaster Relief Fund Benefit Concert
27 May 2011 Film Screening: Masterworks of Keneto Shindo
26 May 2011 Effects Of Nuclear Radiation - a Lecture By M.I.T. Professors
17 May 2011 "A Report Back from Tohoku"
14 May 2011 My Room: Life and Death in the Mountain - Artist Reception
14 May 2011 Kamishibai - Japanese Storytelling
11 May 2011 Spring Sake Tasting
01 May 2011 Benefit Concert for Japan at New England Consevatory
30 Apr 2011 Opening Reception with Ali Clift & Yoshinori Hagiwara at Pucker Gallery
22 Apr 2011 anime Boston 2011
21 Apr 2011 Film and Public Lecture: "Godzilla" in Japan and the World
21 Apr 2011 Now through April 30th Saketinis and special menu items
21 Apr 2011 Concert - J.S. Bach St. John Passion
20 Apr 2011 Cast Me If You Can
17 Apr 2011 Kaiseki at Clio and Uni
17 Apr 2011 Sushi Spectacular to Benefit Japan
13 Apr 2011 "Crisis in Japan and the Road to Recovery"
11 Apr 2011 Film Screening: Anpo: Art X War by Linda Hoagland
10 Apr 2011 Special Benefit Concert for Japan
09 Apr 2011 "Sake 101" at o ya
03 Apr 2011 Fundraiser at Oishii Sushi Boston
31 Mar 2011 A New Innocence: Emerging Trends in Japanese Architecture
31 Mar 2011 “The Great Earthquake & Japan's Future?” A Talk by Ambassador Kawato
28 Mar 2011 Kyogen Comedy and Mime with Katsumi Yanagimoto
27 Mar 2011 "One Heart For Japan"
26 Mar 2011 "Pleasure of Paradox" - Artist Reception
26 Mar 2011 Tatsuzo Shimaoka: A Tribute - Opening Reception
25 Mar 2011 Bach Society Orchestra Featuring Ryu Goto
24 Mar 2011 Japanese Film Night: "My Neighbor Totoro" at Harvard
24 Mar 2011 FORUM: JAPAN--The Earthquake & The Worldwide Aftershocks
21 Mar 2011 A Vigil for Japan
16 Mar 2011 "Japan's Nuclear Crisis"
14 Mar 2011 "The Elusive Tea Bowl" Visiting Artist Workshop - Harvard Ceramics Program
13 Mar 2011 Kodo Drummers return to Boston
13 Mar 2011 Rad Smith Program on Japanese Art - "A Day About Japanese Tea"
09 Mar 2011 Banryu-ichi - Informal Networking Event
08 Mar 2011 Leading Edge CleanTech Innovations
27 Feb 2011 Japanese Children's Music
26 Feb 2011 Water Rhapsody '11 - Artist Reception
25 Feb 2011 "Hearing Things: Natsume Soseki, William James, and the Vagaries of Possesion"
18 Feb 2011 A New Innocence: Emerging Trends in Japanese Architecture
18 Feb 2011 The Way of the Peaceful Warrior: A Demonstration of Japanese Martial Arts

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