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Japan’s Hippest Island

It was a bit disconcerting, being led to a bench in a pitch-black room and being told to sit there, wait, and let my eyes…

The Japan National Tourist Organization (JNTO) Captured Alternatively

The Japan National Tourist Organization’s (JNTO) presence in an alternative fashion was captured at 60 Pier, Chelsea Piers in New York, Thursday November 1, 2007….

The Exhibition of Ei Kawakita in New York City

Translator and Mr. Kawakita October 18th, 2007 was the opening reception to Mr. Kawakita’s painting exhibition “Mu- On Space and Nothingness.” He has been an…

Museum Paradise in Ito

Dresses made of Kimono fabric at Izu Glass & Craft Museum I first read James Clavell’s Shogun more than 20 years ago, so I’m rereading…

Futuristic A-Typical Kimono Fabric Costumes

I enjoyed participating in the opening reception for Ms. Naruo’s design last night at the Nippon Club. The clothing emphasizes geometric stitching and the materials…

Yoriko Inakazu at The Nippon Club, Sept. 6, 2007

A special reception and opening exhibition was hosted last evening at The Nippon Club for Yoriko Inakazu. The exhibition title is known as “Harmonizing Traditional…