Kenichi Ebina choreographs and performs a very unique style of dance that demands strength and creativity. It could be called performance art. He has described it as "dancish". Some point to the martial arts aspects, story telling and mime. He often works with multiple versions of himself using … [Read more...]
Linda Sherman lived and worked in Japan for 20+ years as an executive, researcher and consultant, and maintains a strong interest in the country.
Shirley Temple sings two famous Japanese nursery rhymes, "Yuyake Koyake (夕焼け小焼け)", and "Kutsu ga naru (靴が鳴る)", in Japanese. The YouTube poster says that this recording was made on March 11th, 1937, at Japan Polydor Studio in Tokyo, Japan. Shirley Temple was visiting Japan to promote her film … [Read more...]
I ate this dish a lot in Japan "aji tataki". Pulled from the tank and served fresh. Japonica is a great place in New York City for "authentic" Japanese cuisine. Aji is spanish mackerel. Tataki is fresh fish or meat cut up. … [Read more...]
I lived in Japan for more than 20 years so I have special feelings about the place, but I have to say that the blogs that are coming out saying we should not contribute to Japan because they are a rich country are just out of line. Contributions can be done in intelligent ways. Of course we … [Read more...]
For a more robust list of Japan Earthquake Tsunami Nuclear Radiation resources please see my article: http://boomertechtalk.com/social-media-in-times-of-crisis-japan-earthquake-ts...=====CNN has a handful of youtube videos that they are re-running but we would so much appreciate hearing more from … [Read more...]
新年あけましておめでとうございます！ In Japan up until midnight December 31, we say "yoi o'toshi wo"(良いお年を) (Have a good New Year) which is the simple version of: Yoi otoshi o omukae kudasai （良いお年をお迎えください） After midnight and for the next week, we say "Shinnen Akemashite Omedetou Goziamasu" - 'A New Year has … [Read more...]
This blog post is in answer to a humorous tweet from @pbpartygirl Suzy McCoppin: "I'm sick of pretending I like chihuahuas" It was because of the commercial series by money lender AIFUL that featured a caring father holding a chihuahua called Ku-chan in his arms. The point of the ad was that … [Read more...]