Japanese Culture

Aki Matsuri – A Japanese Fall Festival in Austin

It's that time of year again. The temperatures are finally reasonable, and there's a touch of Fall in the air… Read More

Isamu Taniguchi Japanese Garden Revisited

As you may remember, I visited the Isamu Taniguchi Japanese Garden at Zilker Botanical Garden a couple of years ago… Read More

Tsugaru Shamisen, Jazz, and How Much American Girls Can Eat

Below is the slideshow from the Oyama X Nitta Tsugaru Shamisen concert at St. Matthew's Episcopal Church on Monday, April… Read More

Oyama x Nitta Tsugaru Shamisen Benefit Concert

The Japan-America Society of Greater Austin (JASGA) continues its efforts to raise money for the Japanese Earthquake and Tsunami Relief… Read More

Slideshow from JASGA’s Japanese Taiko & Dance Performance

On Thursday, March 24th, 2011, the Japan-America Society of Greater Austin (JASGA) hosted a Japanese Taiko & Dance Performance at… Read More

Upcoming Event: UT Japanese Association’s Fall Festival

If you're looking for something to do this weekend, head over to Gregory Gym Plaza on the UT campus for… Read More

Event: Hanayagi Academy Japanese Dance Recital

I had the pleasure of attending the 2010 Classical Japanese Dance Recital by Hanayagi Dance Academy today (Sunday, February 28th)… Read More

From this month’s Japanese Culture Salon … Japanese Table Manners.

From this month’s Japanese Culture Salon … Japanese Table Manners… Read More

JASGA’s November Culture Salon: Shakuhachi

The Japan-America Society of Greater Austin is hosting two incredible cultural events this week, the first of which is its… Read More