April 15, 2018
The world famous Japanese percussion group will perform their modern, high-energy performances showcasing the ancient art of Japanese drumming that have transfixed audiences worldwide. Tao: Drum Heart combines highly physical, large-scale drumming with contemporary costumes.
"The serene beauty of the Japanese Garden at the Fort Worth Botanic Garden serves as a backdrop for a fest featuring Japanese music, Sakura dancers, sword and martial arts demos, bonsai and ikebana displays, vendors selling artwork, jewelry and gifts, and a food court. Activities for children include kimono dress-up, Japanese story time, orgami, calligraphy, crafts, games, temporary tattoos, Japanese fish painting, koi fish feeding" (Guidelive.com)Read more »
The U.S.- Japan Council is pleased to host the Japan-Texas Economic Summit, to be held in Houston, Texas May 7 - 9, 2018. Following the highly successful Japan-Hawaii Economic Summit in 2017, the Japan-Texas Economic Summit will bring together business leaders, investors, state and local officials, and economic development organizations from across the Lone Star State and Japan. Texas is a leading destination for foreign direct investment from Japan, and we will welcome government and business representatives from the Government…Read more »
Now the top-selling female artist in the world, Yayoi Kusama overcame impossible odds to bring her radical artistic vision to the world stage. For decades, her work pushed boundaries that often alienated her from both her peers and those in power in the art world. Kusama was an underdog with everything stacked against her: the trauma of growing up in Japan during World War II, life in a dysfunctional family that discouraged her creative ambitions, sexism and racism in the…Read more »
This event will highlight the accomplishments and challenges of women in leadership. The panel will discuss personal successes and challenges, and how building a leadership network for women and men can help one’s career. The event also features two experienced executive coaches and trainers who will conduct career and skill-building exercises that assist with upward mobility.Read more »
A conversation with Ambassador Tom Schieffer (former U.S. Ambassador to Australia and Japan), followed by a panel discussion on Structuring and Protecting Business Investments in the United States.
JASDFW members are invited. Free admission and validated garage parking (with ticket). To register, email your contact information to firstname.lastname@example.org.Read more »