Beginning Shodo

Afternoon Session: Wednesday, November 13, 20192:00 PM to 4:00 PM Evening Session: Thursday, November 14, 2019 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM The Encorepreneur Cafe1548 NE 15th Ave. Portland This Meetup is for anybody who wants to learn shodo (Japanese Calligraphy). No experience is required. Beginners are welcome. You will learn basic knowledge and techniques in relaxing and friendly atmosphere.…

Coffee and Conversation

Tuesday, November 12, 20192:00 PM to 3:30 PM The Encorepreneur Cafe1548 NE 15th Ave. Portland October’s conversation was a great success. Let’s keep this momentum going in November! The proposed topic for this session is how we approach the topics of death, dying, and health with our friends, family, and loved ones. Have you gone through a…

Jingi

Kinji Fukasaku’s Battles Without Honor and Humanity (Jingi Naki Tatakai)

Wednesday, October 23, 20195:30 PM to 8:00 PM The Encorepreneur Cafe1548 NE 15th Ave. Portland 1973’s Battles Without Honor and Humanity totally changed the way yakuza (gangsters) were portrayed in Japanese film. Previously, filmmakers depicted them as heroes, or focused on the honorable yakuza. For Battles Without Honor, the screenplay was adapted from the recollections of a…