Category Archives: PRESS

[Upcoming Event] Detroit Film Theater Presents “Asako I & II”

jcden/ September 4, 2019/ OTHERS, PRESS

“Asako I & II” (Japan/France/2018—directed by Ryusuke Hamaguchi) An intoxicating pop romance, as well as a charming snapshot of the everyday magic and mystery of falling in love, director Ryûsuke Hamaguchi’s clever adaptation of a Japanese best-selling novel begins when Asako (Erika Karata), a shy young student from Osaka, meets and falls head over heels for a drifter, Baku, who

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Mari Katayama Special Exhibition at University of Michigan Museum of Art

jcden/ August 14, 2019/ OTHERS, PRESS

Mari Katayama Special Exhibition at University of Michigan Museum of Art Japanese artist Mari Katayama (born 1987) features her own body in a provocative series of works combining photography, sculpture, and textile. Born with a developmental condition, the artist had both her legs amputated at the age of nine and has worn prosthetics ever since. In order to fill a

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“Paper-Craftsman Resident and Cultural Exchange” Program with Masters TomomiHisashi Kano.

jcden/ August 10, 2019/ OTHERS, PRESS

“Paper-Craftsman Resident and Cultural Exchange” Program with Masters TomomiHisashi Kano of Obara, Toyota City Papercraft Masters’ Kano will introduce their culture’s traditional art craft to locals in the Detroit area. Implementing an academic approach, the program will help develop a cultural exchange with young artists allowing them to appreciate Japanese culture. In addition, this idea will help promote and globalize

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[Upcoming Event] DFT Animation Club: Mirai

jcden/ August 10, 2019/ OTHERS, PRESS

DFT Animation Club: Mirai The movie screening event by DFI Animation Club, “Future Mirai”. An original feature-length animation directed by Mamoru Hosoda.     DATE: 2:00 p.m. | Sat, Aug 31 & Sun, Sep 1, 2019 LOCATION: Detroit Film Theatre   For more details: http://www.dia.org/events/dft-animation-club-mirai

Ms. Masayo Ishigure, a Koto Performer!!

jcden/ February 23, 2019/ OTHERS, PRESS

Profile of Ms. Masayo Ishigure, a Koto Performer!! Koto Performance at Friday Night Live at 7pm & 8:30pm on March 1st (Fri), at Rivera Court. She also performs Koto at 3:45pm-4:00pm and Koto Workshop at 2pm-3pm on March 2nd (Sat) in Hina-Matsuri 2019 event. *click image for PDF.

NEO Japanesque, Fusion Music Performers!!

jcden/ February 22, 2019/ OTHERS, PRESS

Neo Japanese’s thoughts of ”IMAGINE JAPAN” Fusion Music Performance:2pm-3:30pm on March 2nd (Sat) & March 3rd (Sun) at Auditorium Check the profiles of NEO Japanesque & Ms. Masayo Ishigure now!!

Japan Gallery opens at the DIA –Local4-

jcden/ April 6, 2018/ PRESS

Japan Gallery opens at the DIA –Local4- Click On Detroitの『Local4』での取材動画。 デトロイト美術研究所は、伝統的な作品と現代的な作品を組み合わせた恒常的な日本の美術館のギャラリーを開設しています。 Click On Detroit | Local 4 | WDIV

DIA Launches Permanent Japanese Art Gallery –Huffington Post-

jcden/ January 11, 2018/ PRESS

DIA Launches Permanent Japanese Art Gallery –Huffington Post- By Rebecca Chen, Research Intern, East-West Center in Washington. She is a graduate student at Georgetown University. Note: this article originally appeared in the East-West Center’s Asia Matters for America/America Matters for Asia initiative on January 9, 2018. The Detroit Institute of Arts (DIA) launched a permanent Japanese art gallery in early

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Japan Cultural Days -culturalsource-

jcden/ December 17, 2017/ PRESS

Japan Cultural Days -culturalsource- Kikuno-kai Japanese Dancers: Awa Odori Parade Awa Odori is Japan’s largest dance festival, traditionally held in August in Tokushima Prefecture. Choreographed dancers and musicians dance, sing and chant as they parade through the streets. In the Rivera Court, the Kikuno-kai dancers, wearing traditional costumes, perform a shortened version of these dances. Audience participation is welcome! 詳しくは…

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