Oct 19

Japan America Society Round-up 10.19.10

Gail Cetnar Meadows (ALT, Hiroshima-shi 2007-10), co-founder of Hiroshima JET webzine the Wide Island View, shines a light on some of the upcoming events of various Japan America Societies…

JAS of Kentucky

  • The Horse in Japan Exhibit Tours – If you love horses and Japan, this program’s for you. Berea College will host a symposium and exhibit with artifacts from the Edo and Meiji periods in Japan, including wood blocks (ukiyo-e), examining the cross-cultural meanings of the horse in society. Tours will be available in English as well as Japanese.
    • Date: Saturday, Oct. 30
    • Time: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
    • Place: Frost Building, Room 218, Berea College, Berea, Kentucky
    • For more information, click here.

JAS of Greater Austin

  • Japanese Home Style Cooking Class – Learn how to make authentic Japanese food in this hands-on, intimate and practical cooking class. Participants will learn easy recipes that don’t require many special ingredients or tools.
    • Date: Sunday, Oct. 24
    • Time: 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
    • Place: Ryu of Japan, 11101 Burnet Road, Austin, Texas
    • For more information, click here.

JAS of the State of Washington

  • Green Energy Event – This event, titled “Adding‘$Green¥’ to the Bottom Line”, brings together speakers from four companies all involved in some aspect of green energy. Two of the companies have green energy products at different stages of development, the third is responsible for developing an electric vehicle charging infrastructure in a six-state region, and the fourth represents a consulting firm and will provide a broad overview of green energy in both Japan and the United States. Additionally, there will be a demonstration by Canycom of one of their all-electric utility vehicles before the event.
    • Date: Wednesday, Oct. 27
    • Time: 5 to 8:30 p.m.
    • Place: PACCAR Hall Seattle UW Campus
    • For more information, click here.

Do your Japan America Society have an upcoming event that you’d like to share with JetWit readers? Email Gail Cetnar Meadows the info.

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