2013

January      

6                      Ikebana (Flower Arrangement) [Pictures]

27                    Chanoyu (Tea Ceremony)

31                    Corporate Program with Glen Fukushima, “Resetting U.S. Policy in Asia: Implications for Japan”

February

3                      Ikebana (Flower Arrangement)

10                    Sushi Club

24                    Chanoyu (Tea Ceremony) (Sunday, 2:00-3:30 pm)

28                      Suffering Sobriety: Alcoholism and Masculinity in Japan (5:00-6:30 PM, 331 SSB at UMSL)

March 

3                      Ikebana (Flower Arrangement)  [Pictures]

24                    Chanoyu (Tea Ceremony

27                    Sushi Club (Kampai)

April 

13                     Japanese Speech Meet

14                     Ikebana (Flower Arrangement)

TBA                  Sushi Club

28                     Chanoyu (Tea Ceremony) (Sunday, 2:00-3:30 pm)

29                     The Japanese Government announced that the Order of the Rising Sun, Gold Rays with Neck Ribbon, will be conferred upon  Dr. Merry White, in recognition of her significant contributions to the development of Japanese studies and the introduction of Japanese culture in the United States of America.

May 

5                        A Celebration of Japanese Culture (MO History Museum) (1:00-3:00pm, Missouri History Museum)  [Pictures]

12                      Ikebana (Flower Arrangement)

19                      Chanoyu(Tea Ceremony) (Sunday, 2:00-3:30 pm)

TBA                    Sushi Club

24                      St. Louis Charter School’s Multicultural Fair (From 9:00 am)

30                      A presentation given to students in the American Culture Studies at  Washington University, “Japanese Americans in St. Louis” by Chikako Usui and Linda Austin

June

2                        Ikebana (Flower Arrangement)

9                        Chanoyu (Tea Ceremony)

TBA                    Sushi Club

16                      Ikebana (Flower Arrangement)

30                      Chanoyu (Tea Ceremony) (Sunday, 2:00-3:30 pm)

July   

14                      Ikebana (Flower Arrangement) (2:30-3:45 pm) “Shoka Shimputai”

TBA                    Sushi Club

21                      Ikebana (Flower Arrangement) (2:30-3:45 pm) “Shoka Shimputai”

28                      Chanoyu (Tea Ceremony), U-City location with Hatsuko Eilers  (2:00-3:30 pm)

August       

4                         Ikebana (Flower Arrangement) (2:30-3:45 pm) “Nageire or Jiyuka”

25                       Ikebana (Flower Arrangement) (2:30-3:45 pm) “Moribana”

28-September 4               St. Louis/Ishimomaki Friendship 2013

31-September 2               Japanese Festival, Missouri Botanical Garden

September

19                           Annual Golf Event, Fund Raising Golf Outing for the Japanese Language School for Children (Pevely Farms Golf Club) (From 7:30 am)

26                           Shibusawa Professorship & JAS sponsored lecture, Dr. Merry White, Boston University, Professor of Anthropology, Coffee Life in Japan (University of California Press) (From 4:30 to 6:00 pm)

October

1                            Film Live Your Dream (the story of Taylor Anderson) SSB 331 4:30–6:30pm

13                          Teahouse Island Tour (MO Botanical Garden) 2:30-3:30 pm

20                          Ikebana (Flower Arrangement)

27                          Chanoyu (Tea Ceremony)

November

3                            Ikebana (Flower Arrangement)

14                          JAS Annual Dinner

17                          Chanoyu (Tea Ceremony)

December

8                            Ikebana (Flower Arrangement)

22                          Chanoyu (Tea Ceremony)

27                          JAS Night at the Ballet: The Nutcracker, 7pm

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