Weekly Update 11/25


Dear Members and Friends of JASH,




Happy Thanksgiving! This year, we are more than ever grateful for the tremendous love and support from our JASH Community. Although we cannot gather for the holidays, we wish you and your loved ones good health and happiness.

Upcoming Programs


Virtual Program

Art in Conversation

With Miwako Tezuka

Wednesday, Dec. 9, 2020

4:00pm – 5:00pm HST

Free


Co-sponsored with Hawai‘i Contemporary.

Join Dr. Tezuka, associate curator for Hawai‘i Triennial 2022, in conversation with Katherine Don, executive director of Hawai‘i Contemporary. A noted specialist of post-war Asian art, Dr. Tezuka will discuss her transnational approach to curating, drawing examples from her rich and diverse curatorial practice as both an independent and institutional curator, working across foundations and museums.


For details and to register, click here.

Virtual Program Women Who Lead: Serving the Community through the Cherry Blossom Festival Thursday, Dec. 10, 2020 6:30pm – 7:30pm HST Free

In this next installment for our “Women Who Lead” webinar series, we welcome the 68th Cherry Blossom Festival Court to learn about their journey serving the community through the COVID-19 pandemic. They will also share the lessons they've learned through the Cherry Blossom Festival Queen Contestant experience, reflect on leadership for Japanese-American women, and their hope for the future and life after the Cherry Blossom Festival. Click here to view our speaker biographies. For details and to register, click here.


Shared Events


Hosted by Lighthouse


Virtual Program

Japanese College Fair 2020 Fall Online Nov. 4 – Dec. 3, 2020

4:00pm – 6:00pm HST Free


Lighthouse presents an online Japanese College Fair webinar series, which will runs through December 3, 2020. Over the month, 32 universities throughout Japan will present their programs and answer questions from the audience. You must pre-register for the presentations you wish to attend.


To view the schedule of presentations and to register, click here.



Hosted by the Hawaii International Film Festival




Hybrid Program

40th Hawaii International Film Festival

Nov. 5 – 29, 2020


The Hawaii International Film Festival (HIFF) celebrates its 40th anniversary this fall with a blend of in-theater screenings and online offerings. In this year’s lineup, there are several of films speaking to the experiences of contemporary Japanese-Americans and how they navigate connecting with their culture. Go out to see a movie in their limited, regulated screenings, or enjoy HIFF from the comfort of your own home!


For details and to register, click here.


Hosted by Japan Society



Virtual Program

Crafting the Perfect Sake in Kanagawa

Tuesday, December 8, 2020

1:30pm HST

Free


In Kanagawa Prefecture, sake brewers take advantage of their bountiful natural surroundings, like the pristine waters that originate on nearby Mount Tanazawa. Izumibashi Sake Brewery, located in Kanagawa, is one of the few breweries in Japan that grows, harvests, and mills its own rice for sake production, assuring the utmost quality and control from start to finish. In this program, sake expert John Gauntner illuminates the unique nature of Kanagawa sake, and Izumibashi President Yuichi Hashiba gives a behind-the-scenes look at the brewery facility through an exclusive virtual tour. The program will conclude with a virtual sake and food pairing.


For details and to register, click here.

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