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May 02

[Event] PNWJETAA Seattle Storm: Opening Game & Ramu Tokashiki Edition

PNWJETAA will be hosting a group at the Seattle Storm’s opening game on May 22nd, Key Arena, at 4PM!   Thanks to the Consulate General of Japan Seattle for helping us arrange special group price tickets – the Consulate General will be attending, as well as Japanese community groups, and several national Japan media groups, …

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Oct 22

[Event] Iron Chef Cook-Off – Seattle Edition!

Every year, JETAA Portland​ hosts their annual Portland Iron Chef Cooking competition and PNWJETAA has attended the last three years; it’s always been a WOKing good time! You could say we’re… BUTTER off from attending. This year, Portland has graciously allowed PNWJETAA to guest-host the 2015 Iron Chef Cook Off: Seattle Edition! We’ll be taking a …

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Oct 09

Antiques, Modern twist to Chado & Jazz – Fun October Events to Check Out!

As the weather starts to change and the temperature begins to drop, here are some fun indoor events you may wish to check out! Through October 11th – Catch the last days of the Kyoto Art & Antiques Sale in Georgetown!  Vintage clothing (haori starting from $10 & yukata from $25), textiles, artwork, tansu and …

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Sep 04

[Volunteer] Aki Matsuri 2015

Ready to fall into Aki Matsuri (bad buns win again! I’ve been waiting two years to use this line just one more time!) The Eastside Nihon Matsuri Association will be holding its 18th annual Aki Matsuri, presented by the Eastside Nihon Association, on the weekend of September 12-13! There’s always taiko performances, art displays, lots of vendors, and …

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Jul 09

[Event] Bon Odori it up with PNWJETAA!

Bon Odori is coming up for the weekend of July 18ths and 19th!  Join PNWJETAA at the Beer Garden and on the main dancing thoroughfare for dancing, ice treats, soba, teriyaki burgers, onigiri, and more! Find us in the Beer Garden (please remember to bring your ID and sunblock!) and feel free to dress up in your …

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Aug 22

Volunteer for 2013 Aki Matsuri!

  Ready to fall into Bellevue? (bad puns win!) AKI MATSURI! 秋祭りだよ! The Eastside Nihon Matsuri Association will have it’s annual Aki Matsuri on the weekend of September 7th-8th! There will be several interesting shows (Shinji Harada!) and presentations, including one by local alumni member, Patrick Reymann! Patrick and Masakatsu Matsumoto will be presenting, “Castles …

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May 05

SIFF 2013

Every year, the Seattle International Film Festival brings movies from around the world to theaters. We’re happy to highlight the ones from Japan below. Capturing Dad What started out as an adventure of two young girls to reconnect with their long lost dad becomes a journey of self-discovery, reconciliation, growth, and love. The Great Passage …

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