Posts made in March, 2015

Japanese Films at Mpls St. Paul International Film Festival

Posted by on Mar 26, 2015 in Local Japan Related Events | 0 comments

        Minneapolis St. Paul International Film Festival is bringing two great movies from Japan! “Hello Jun-ichi” などが催され、 “Tokyo Fiancee”. Click this link for trailers and more...

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Harukaze: “Yukionna”; May 31, 2015

Posted by on Mar 26, 2015 in イベント, General | 0 comments

Harukaze: “Yukionna”; May 31, 2015

Date: Sunday, May 31 Time: 3:00 PM Location: Sundin Music Hall, Hamline University; 1531 Hewitt Ave, St. Paul World Premiere of concert opera “Yukionna” (Snow Witch): this Japanese legend is told through this opera written by award-winning composer Asako Hirabayashi (writer/composer) and script adapted by Steven Epp (The Moving Company, Theatre de la Jeune Lune). Based on the ancient Japanese folktale, this world premiere opera re-imagines the heart-wrenching tragedy of the Snow Witch, Yukionna — a story of a love torn between human desire and the brutal instincts of Mother Nature. Featuring performances by breathtaking soprano Momoko Tanno, and some of the...

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JASM Professional Group; April 15th, 2015

Posted by on Mar 19, 2015 in イベント, General | 0 comments

JASM Professional Group; April 15th, 2015

This year’s first JASM Professional Group meeting will be held on April 15th! The JASM Professionals Group — put on by JASM’s Young Professionals Group Committee — provides networking opportunities primarily for business professionals at social events. Here, fellow professionals can tell stories about their experiences in Japan as well as share interests in the culture and society both from a personal and professional perspective. Meetings are currently scheduled to take place every other month at a Japanese restaurant. This also provides an opportunity to try different Japanese restaurants in the Twin Cities area and for interested members to...

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Japanese Americans in the Military Intelligence Service During World War II: Photo Exhibition

Posted by on Mar 18, 2015 in Local Japan Related Events | 0 comments

“The Minnesota Historical Society, in co-sponsorship with the TC JACL Education Committee is pleased to announce an exhibition of photographs related to the role of the Nisei servicemen and women of the Military Intelligence Service during WWII.” The Exhibit will be held at Historic Fort Snelling Visitors Center. Visit the Twin Cities JACL website for more...

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“Kizuna: Stitching Hope” Hosted by JSA, AJI, JCafe, and the Japanese Department at the University of Minnesota Twin Cities on March 13th, 2015

Posted by on Mar 5, 2015 in Local Japan Related Events | 0 comments

“Kizuna: Stitching Hope” Hosted by JSA, AJI, JCafe, and the Japanese Department at the University of Minnesota Twin Cities on March 13th, 2015

Especially in times of tragedy and recovery, “Kizuna” or “Bonds” between people can bring great power, resilience, and hope. Hosted by the student groups Japan Student Association (JSA), Asobou Japanese Immersion Club (AJI), などが催され、 (J-Cafe Minnesota (JCafe), as well as by the Japanese Department at the University of Minnesota, “Kizuna: Stitching Hope” hopes to raise awareness for the post-recovery efforts for areas of Japan that were affected by the earthquake and the subsequent tsunami disaster on March 11th, 2011. Come experience the warmth and hope of “Kizuna” first-hand through one of the post-recovery success stories: The...

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