Japan

Cherry Blossom Festival – Sakura Square

Posted on Jun 12, 2018 in #coloradoasian, APA, Arts & Culture, Japan | 0 comments

  Japanese American Resource Center of Colorado 46th Annual Cherry Blossom Festival at Sakura Square Saturday & Sunday, June 23rd – 11AM – 6PM | June 24th – 11AM – 4PM | Free Admission Fans of taiko, teriyaki chicken, sake and Japanese artwork and wares won’t want to miss this year’s Cherry Blossom Festival – “Sakura Matsuri” in Japanese.  The Cherry Blossom Festival celebrates Japanese heritage and culture through live entertainment, food and drink, a marketplace and informative exhibits and demonstrations. If you have questions about any of the activities, please email:...

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A Talk Called O’Kaeri

Posted on Mar 28, 2018 in #coloradoasian, Immigration, Japan | 0 comments

This Sunday at Sakura Square:  “A Talk Called O’Kaeri” with  Ken Tagawa Retracing the Path of Our Grandparents Connecting Once Again with Our Relatives in Japan Sunday, April 1st | 11AM | Free Sakura Square Mezzanine Ken Tagawwa will be talking about how he retraced the path of his grandparents and made connections to his roots back in Japan.  If your interested in retracing your path to your long lost relatives, Ken will help answer questions on how he retraced his family path. Download the announcement for more info…

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Hear Alito – from Takayama, Japan

Posted on Aug 7, 2017 in #coloradoasian, Arts & Culture, International, Japan, Music, Uncategorized | 0 comments

Alito, Women’s Chorale from Takayama, Japan The Denver-Takayama Sister Cities Project is hosting a concert by Alito, a women’s choir from Takayama, Japan. The group will sing traditional and contemporary Japanese and western songs during the cultural exchange performance. Friday, August 11th, 4:30 PM Simpson United Methodist Church 6001 Wolff St., Arvada A free concert of traditional Japanese songs. Download the announcement for more information. Questions? Kaitlyn Lyle, (303) 923-6865 Saturday, August 12th, 5:00-6:30 PM First Baptist Church 1373 Grant St., Denver $20, DSCI...

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Nat’l Rice Ball Day and the Rice King

Posted on Apr 19, 2017 in #coloradoasian, Film, Food, Japan | 0 comments

It’s National Rice Ball Day — that’s right! From Foodimentary.com * The rice balls preserve very well, and can even be used to preserve meats or other foods within its airtight seal. * Rice balls date back at least as far as the 11th Century and is traditionally Japanese…. * Another word for the rice ball is “Onigiri”, a word commonly misused to refer to sushi. Onigiri means ‘to hold on to’. * Popular onigiri fillings include tuna salad, salmon flakes, seafood salad, konbu (a type of sea vegatable), umeboshi (a sour bright-red pickled Japanese plum) and...

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Farewell to Consul General of Japan Makoto Ito

Posted on Mar 9, 2017 in #auroraasian, #coloradoasian, Community Service, Japan | 0 comments

Saying farewell to Consul General Makoto Ito, Consulate General of Japan at Denver — the Partnership Co-Chairs Andrea Amonick and Chance Horiuchi enjoyed Mr. Ito’s and his wife Grace’s ‘gracious’ hospitality!      

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Animals Out of Paper

Posted on May 20, 2016 in #auroraasian, #coloradoasian, APA, Arts & Culture, Featured, Japan, Theatre | 0 comments

Animals Out of Paper

What do animals, paper and tea have in common?    Theatre Esprit Asia (TEA) presents the production by Rajiv Joseph, “Animals Out of Paper”: When a world-renowned origamist (Llana) opens her studio to a teenage prodigy (Suresh), a student of her boyfriend (Andy), she discovers that life and love can’t be folded neatly into a perfect design. A quirky and poignant comedy/drama by Rajiv Joseph, author of Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo, that has been hailed as “pitch-perfect” by the NY Times. Performances run through June 5th Aurora Cultural Arts District Gallery Theatre 1400 Dallas...

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