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Lolita Fashion: Costume or Culture?

misako lolita

On Wednesday, the Japan Society provided the NY Lolita Community with a precious gift. They showered us with a panel, fashion show, and meet and greet with the one and only Misako Aoki. Not even an ice storm could keep … Continue reading

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Hiromitsu Agatsuma Live at Japan Society

agatsuma shamisen concert

I made my way to New York via Detroit with a brief layover in Chicago. While many of my friends were perfectly content to continue on in the greater Detroit area, I followed the advice of Doctor Who wholeheartedly, “RUN!” … Continue reading

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日本語のクラス (Nihongo no Kurasu)


I have learned more in 20 sessions of Japanese than I did in a few years of Spanish and French.  The Toyota Learning Center at Japan Society in NYC has really done an impressive job both with the selection of … Continue reading

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Friday was the conclusion to the Japanese language – part 1 lessons I have been attending at Japan Society.  To learn something, really learn it, I like to throw myself in fully.  Short of moving to Japan, I am actively … Continue reading

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Sakura, Kabuki & Me

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In a little departure from my previous posts to celebrate Hanami, today’s is a portrait.  Was able to get all gussied up earlier, as we went down to the city to a Kabuki performance at Japan Society.  The show was … Continue reading

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Eradicate Boredom


Confession – it drives my nuts when I hear someone say they are bored.  How can anyone possibly be bored!?   There are just way too many happy and interesting things to occupy one’s time with.  If you already know it … Continue reading

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