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Museum tour in English: Yokoyama Taikan at the Yamatane Museum of Art (Feb. 9)

Update, Feb. 5: due to cancellations, we have space for just a few people.  I will give a tour at  the Yamatane Museum of Art in Tokyo on Friday Feb. 9 at 10:30 am, guiding visitors through the  exhibition Yokoyama Taikan … Continue reading

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Museum tour in English: paintings of beautiful women at the Yamatane Museum of Art (Sept. 22)

(UPDATE: THIS TOUR IS NOW FULL.) Please join me at the Yamatane Museum of Art in Tokyo on Friday Sept. 22 at 10:30 am, when I’ll give a guided tour in English of the exhibition, Uemura Shōen and Quintessential Binjinga, Paintings … Continue reading

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Ticket Giveaway: Flower exhibition at the Yamatane Museum

Masks of the world in a beautiful Art Deco residence, and a guided tour in English by yours truly: what’s not to like? To help publicize my gallery talk on Friday June 5 at 3 pm, I’m giving away a pair of tickets to Masks – Beauty of the Spirits at one of my favorite […]

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Discover Another Kanagawa: Join Me in Ashigara, Feb. 11

Gracious…this trip booked up entirely in less than two hours after sign-ups opened. I’m very sorry for those who didn’t get the chance to sign up before it filled.  I think this shows what a need there is for quality … Continue reading

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Sashimi sides: field-guide to raw fish garnishes

In my Nov. 29 column in The Japan Times, I wrote about what a reader described as the “the stringy piles of daikon radish” that come with sashimi.  As I explained, the daikon is called “tsuma,” written with this character: … Continue reading

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Discover Another Kanagawa: Join Me in the Tanzawa Mountains Nov. 28-29

Need a get-away into real nature? I’ve got just the trip for you! Come with me on an easy overnight excursion — fully guided in English — to the nearby Tanzawa mountains. We’ll learn about the area’s fascinating natural history … Continue reading

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Discover Another Kanagawa: Join Me in Oyama, Oct. 31

This trip is now full; it booked up less than a week after registration opened. Let me know if you’d like to be on the waiting list in case of cancellations, and please consider joining our upcoming trips to Tanzawa … Continue reading

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