Tag Archive: culture

Mar 28

New day! – Hanami will be on Sunday 4/2! @ UW Quad 1-3 PM

Hardcore Hanami Time! Sunday, April 2nd , 1-3 PM                       Rain or Shine – There is no Plan B! Bundle up & bring snacks to share & warm drinks!  We’ll try to figure out the best place to hang out in the quad if it rains. See you Sunday! UPDATE: All buildings will be closed on …

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Sep 14

Aritsugu – A cut above the rest! (Kinokuniya Event)

“Reflections on Japanese Cooking” Saturday, Sept. 17 @ 12:30 pm Beginning with 16th century sword making traditions for the Imperial House of Japan to arguably some of the finest cutlery produced today, Fujiwara Aritsugu and his name are still synonymous with fine blades. Celebrating a new book simply titled, “Aritsugu“, Kinokuniya Bookstore in Seattle is hosting a special presentation this …

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Aug 29

Japan Fair – Bellevue’s newest Japan-Related Event Debuts This Labor Day Weekend!

Check out the newest Japan-related event to debut on the “Eastside” this weekend in Bellevue!  Carrying on the legacy set by “Aki Matsuri”, Japan Fair 2016 promises to showcase traditional and new Japanese arts and culture.  Explore the “Market Place” and information booths to learn about the newest products and technology from Japan. Pre-order the great …

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May 11

Upcoming Movie – Seattle International Film Festival Edition

I WISH             June 3rd at 6:30pm at the Egyptian Theatre June 6th at 4:00pm at the Egyptian Theatre Twelve-year-old Koichi lives with his mother and retired grandparents in Kagoshima, in the southern region of Kyushu, Japan; his younger brother, Ryunosuke, lives with their father, a guitarist in a rock …

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Feb 14

Upcoming Movies

SECRET WORLD OF ARRIETY               Widely released – playing at many theaters! From February 17th on From the legendary Studio Ghibli (Spirited Away, Ponyo) comes The Secret World of Arrietty, an animated adventure based on Mary Norton’s acclaimed children’s book series The Borrowers. Arrietty (voice of Bridgit Mendler), a …

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Jan 30

Shinnenkai Music Performance!

And…if there already wasn’t enough reason to come by Shinnenkai, we’ll also have a very special performance by our own JET Alum, Shun Endo!  Please take a look at the video below for a sneak peek of one of the songs he will be performing. See you there! Music Video: マル・マル・モリ・モリ

Jan 23

Dinner and a Movie Night – Norwegian Wood!

Have an open Friday this week?  Come out for dinner and a movie with PNWJETAA! Norwegian Wood, based on the famous Haruki Murakami book, is playing with the Seattle International Film Festival at the Uptown starting this Friday.  We’re planning on meeting for dinner at Genki Sushi then walking over to the Uptown for the …

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