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Millennial Madness -- Deals for Thrifty 'Thirty-somethings' (and under)

ZEALnyc | Posted 11.16.2016 | Arts

By Mercedes Vizcaino, ZEALnyc Contributing Writer, November 16, 2016 Living in New York and exploring all the wondrous cultural opportunities the cit...

Movie Review: Japanese Musicals And Chinese Martial Arts

Robert Brenner | Posted 04.07.2016 | New York
Robert Brenner

We tend to think of the movie musical, like jazz and comic books, as a unique American art form. But other countries have made forays into this genre....

The Centuries-Old Cats Of Japanese Prints Are The Internet's Newest Obsession

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 05.06.2015 | Arts

Utagawa Kunitoshi (1847–1899), Newly Published All Cats, 1884. Color woodblock print; 22 ½ x 16 inches. Courtesy of Hiraki Ukiyo-e Foundation. ...

'Every Moment Of Life Is An Important Ingredient For My Work'

Posted 09.24.2013 | Arts

Japanese performance artist Mariko Mori weightlessly floats between diverse topics from consumerism and technology to ancient Japanese Jōmon culture ...

First NIghter: Basil Twist in Manhattan, IPA in Brooklyn

David Finkle | Posted 11.20.2013 | Arts
David Finkle

Anyone looking around New York City for something to do this weekend might want to check out the Japan Society in Manhattan and/or the Brooklyn Museum...

Remixed Prints From Modern Japan

Posted 03.10.2013 | Arts

The classic example of Japanese art may be "The Great Wave Off Kanagawa" by Katsushika Hokusai, where a dangerous swell rises above two helpless boats...