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Isamu Noguchi at Yorkshire Sculpture Park

Isamu Noguchi at Yorkshire Sculpture Park

Date: Current – 22 February 2009 Venue: Yorkshire Sculpture Park, West Yorkshire, WF4 4LG Tel: 01924 832631 Email: mailto:info@ysp.co.uk Web: http://www.ysp.co.uk/or http://www.noguchi.org/ Yorkshire Sculpture Park The first major European exhibition of work by Isamu Noguchi, one of the greatest artists of the twentieth century.  With its historic landscape, formal gardens and award-winning Underground Gallery, Yorkshire […]

Jazz on the Road

Jazz on the Road

Date: 18 December 2008 Venue: The Old Queens Head, 44 Essex Road, London N1 8LN Email: jazzontheroad66@gmail.com WEb site: www.myspace.com/jazzontheroad or www.youtube.com/watch?v=iLsRze898Sk Organiser: Commodo Depot Inc London’s jazz movement has remained vibrant since the 80’s, and Jazz Dance continues to thrive. Japanese dancer Maki has been a member of world famous dance company ‘Jazzcotech Dancers” […]

Tokyo Confirmed as World’s Culinary Capital with 36 More Michelin Stars

Tokyo Confirmed as World’s Culinary Capital with 36 More Michelin Stars

Michelin has released its selection of recommended hotels and restaurants in the MICHELIN guide Tokyo 2009. The new edition features 203 establishments in all, a number that includes 173 restaurants and 30 hotels. Tokyo is tied with Paris for the number of three-star eateries. “Tokyo’s gastronomy has improved and evolved in the course of the […]

The Japan Foundation Touring Exhibition: out of the ordinary/extraordinary: japanese contemporary photography

The Japan Foundation Touring Exhibition: out of the ordinary/extraordinary: japanese contemporary photography

Date: 24 January 2009 – 17 October 2009 Venue: Various nationwide (see below) 24 January to 28 March 2009 – Oldham Gallery, Oldham. 16 April to 23 May 2009 – Millais Gallery, Southampton. 30 June to 26 August 2009 – Rugby Art Gallery and Museum, Rugby. 5 September to 17 October 2009 – Wrexham Arts […]

A Playreading of ‘Halcyon Days’ with an appearance by playwright, Shoji Kokami

A Playreading of ‘Halcyon Days’ with an appearance by playwright, Shoji Kokami

Date: 16 January 2009 from 6.20pm Venue: The Japan Foundation, London This is a rare and exciting opportunity to experience, in English, a reading of Halcyon Days, written by Shoji Kokami, one of Japan’s most popular playwrights and directors. The story centres around three people and a ghost who are brought together by a ‘suicide […]

Love and Honor (Takuya Kimura, Rei Dan)

Love and Honor (Takuya Kimura, Rei Dan)

Date: 12 December 2008 ~15 January 2009 Venue: The Institute of Contemporary Art, The Mall, London SW1Y 5AH Tel: 020 7930 3647 Web site: http://www.ica.org.uk/ Growing tired of his menial job tasting the Shogun’s meals for poison, Shinnojo Mimura (Takuya Kimura) dreams of opening a dojo for children. His hopes are dashed however, after some […]

Candy Art & Picture-Story Show

Candy Art & Picture-Story Show

Date & Venue 9 Dec – Daiwa Japan House, Daiwa Foundation Japan House, 13/14 Cornwall Terrace, London NW1 4QP 12 Dec – Kitchen studio in West London 13 Dec – The Japanese School in Acton Dokudami Komachi is a two-women performance unit, performing traditional Japanese arts. Amezaiku is a traditional Japanese folk art of sculpting […]

Japanese Cinema for Busy People II Special

Japanese Cinema for Busy People II Special

Date: 3 December 2008 from 6.30pm Venue: Japan Foundation, London The Japan Foundation will host this special lecture as a supplement to our successful series Japanese Cinema for Busy People II. In this event, Jasper Sharp will provide an insight into the history and development of one of the most intriguing genres of Japanese cinema, […]

London United Korean Fan Club

London United Japanese Fan Club