Online Movie: Kinji Fukasaku’s Black Lizard

Wednesday, April 22, 20207:00 PM to 9:00 PM PDT **We will send out the link to join the movie on the day of the event** From the director that brought you Battle Royale! Kinji Fukasaku’s Black Lizard is a zany jewel heist film from 1968 featuring a spectacular female jewel thief and her battle of wits with…

Getting Started with Zoom and Skype

Many people are relying on video chat and online meeting tools to stay in touch during the coronavirus pandemic. We’ve put together some step-by-step guides on how to get started with Skype and Zoom, for both desktop computer and smartphone. We’ve tried to make them as easy as possible to follow along, even for people…

Virtual Japanese Culture Happy Hour: Tribute to Ken Shimura

Thursday, April 30, 20206:00 PM to 7:00 PM PDT Tribute to the great Japanese comedian, Ken Shimura, who passed away from coronavirus. Let’s watch his short comedies with English subtitle. Feel free to grab a beer or your favorite drink. His slapstick humor, physical comedy and naïve persona made him a household name in the country for…

Mayumido on YouTube

Feeling anxious and stressed? Join one of our newest teachers, Mayumi Hasegawa, in this brief lesson from her breathing and movement class. (Make sure the closed captions (“CC”) are ON!) Mayumi teaches a breathing and movement course based on kokyuho, qigong, yoga, and aikido. In this video, she shares a short introductory exercise that you…