EVENTS

Movie + Mochi: Satoshi Kon’s Tokyo Godfathers

Movie + Mochi: Satoshi Kon’s Tokyo Godfathers

Wednesday, December 11, 20195:30 PM to 8:00 PM The Encorepreneur Cafe1548 NE 15th Ave. Portland Please note, this event will be on the SECOND Wednesday of December, since people get so busy as it gets close to Christmas/New Years Tonight we celebrate the holiday season with mochi and a movie! Come make your own mochi…we will have
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December Shodo + Japanese Language Celebration

December Shodo + Japanese Language Celebration

Thursday, December 12, 20196:00 PM to 8:00 PM The Encorepreneur Cafe1548 NE 15th Ave. Portland Join us for a special session in December: -Japanese Language Exchange-Shodo Lesson-Create New Year’s Cards with Calligraphy We will make 年賀状(Nengajo) – Japanese New Year’s greeting card – together. We will write with “chopstick pen” and paint with “watercolor pencils”. No experience
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Beginning Sumi-E-Ink Paintings on Rice Paper

Beginning Sumi-E-Ink Paintings on Rice Paper

Artist & Designer Instructor: Nancy Smith Klos Thursdays 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. SEPTEMBER 12TH & 19th – Hydrangeas and other Fall floralsOCTOBER 17TH & 24TH – Gourds-The HarvestNOVEMBER 7TH & 14TH & 21ST – Pines, Ferns, Chrysanthemums DECEMBER 5TH–Cancelled. Please join us next week. DECEMBER 12TH – More MUMS and Ikebana arrangements at The
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Tuesday Evening Mah Jong in December: Special Riichi Addition

Tuesday Evening Mah Jong in December: Special Riichi Addition

Tuesday, December 17, 20195:00 PM to 8:00 PM The Encorepreneur Cafe1548 NE 15th Ave. Portland Come on by for our Mah Jong meetup! Beginners are welcome. Masaki and Erin can teach simplified Chinese rule including scoring. If you have your own Mahjong set, please bring yours. We can also play and teach Japanese Riichi Mahjong and Chinese
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Friday Afternoon Mahjong

Friday Afternoon Mahjong

Every Friday1:00 PM to 4:00 PM The Encorepreneur Cafe1548 NE 15th Ave. Portland *We will not have Mahjong on Friday November 29 because of Thanksgiving Holiday. Come on by for our Friday afternoon Mahjong! Masaki, an organizer, can teach how to play simplified Chinese rule Mahjong, so beginners are welcome. We may divide into beginners
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Age-friendly Co-working FREE WORK DAY

Age-friendly Co-working FREE WORK DAY

Free Office Workspace For Ages 55+ 50% Off Day Pass For Under 55 Wednesday, December 4 | 11 AM – 6 PM The Encorepreneur Cafe 1548 NE 15th Ave, Portland Free snacks, pastries, coffee, and tea all day! Networking with Small Business Guru Jackie B. Peterson at 4:30pm Staff on hand to provide resources, advice,
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Beginning Shodo

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.
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Friday Afternoon Mahjong–Special Exchange Edition at Calaroga Terrace

Friday Afternoon Mahjong–Special Exchange Edition at Calaroga Terrace

Friday, November 15, 20191:00 PM to 4:00 PM Pacifica Senior Living Calaroga Terrace1400 NE 2nd Ave. Portland Please note: This Friday session is at Calaroga Terrace. This time our club will be visiting a group of Mahjong players at Calaroga Terrace–they will teach us the American Mahjong rules. This is also an excellent way to socialize with
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Keisuke Kinoshita’s Ballad of Narayama (Narayama-bushi Kō)

Keisuke Kinoshita’s Ballad of Narayama (Narayama-bushi Kō)

Wednesday, November 20, 20195:30 PM to 8:00 PM The Encorepreneur Cafe1548 NE 15th Ave. Portland Please note, we are showing this film on the 3rd Wednesday in November, to avoid conflict with the Thanksgiving holiday. Here’s another great in the history of Japanese cinema! The Ballad of Narayama, directed by Keisuke Kinoshita’s and released in 1958, is
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Coffee and Conversation

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
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November Japanese/English Conversation & Cultural Cafe

November Japanese/English Conversation & Cultural Cafe

Thursday, November 21, 20196:00 PM to 8:00 PM The Encorepreneur Cafe1548 NE 15th Ave. Portland This Meetup is for anybody who wants to learn Japanese language and culture, practice English and Japanese conversation. The venue is shared office space with relaxed atmosphere. We would like to plan activities such as short Japanese lessons and cultural presentations utilizing
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Kinji Fukasaku’s Battles Without Honor and Humanity (Jingi Naki Tatakai)

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
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Tuesday Evening Mah Jong in October: Special Riichi Addition

Tuesday Evening Mah Jong in October: Special Riichi Addition

Tuesday, October 15, 20195:00 PM to 8:00 PM The Encorepreneur Cafe1548 NE 15th Ave. Portland Come on by for our Mah Jong meetup! Beginners are welcome. Masaki and Erin can teach simplified Chinese rule including scoring. If you have your own Mahjong set, please bring yours. We can also play and teach Japanese Riichi Mahjong and Chinese
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October Japanese/English Conversation & Cultural Cafe

October Japanese/English Conversation & Cultural Cafe

Thursday, October 17, 20196:00 PM to 8:00 PM The Encorepreneur Cafe1548 NE 15th Ave. Portland This Meetup is for anybody who wants to learn Japanese language and culture, practice English and Japanese conversation. The venue is shared office space with relaxed atmosphere. We would like to plan activities such as short Japanese lessons and cultural presentations utilizing
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Keisuke Kinoshita’s Twenty-Four Eyes (Nijū-shi no Hitomi)

Keisuke Kinoshita’s Twenty-Four Eyes (Nijū-shi no Hitomi)

Wednesday, September 25, 20195:30 PM to 8:30 PM The Encorepreneur Cafe1548 NE 15th Ave. Portland Although this movie is not well known to audiences in the United States, Kinoshita’s film was extremely popular when it came out in 1954 and for many years afterwards. The topic is still relevant, let’s see if we think the film holds
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September Japanese/English Conversation & Cultural Cafe

September Japanese/English Conversation & Cultural Cafe

Thursday, September 19, 20196:00 PM to 8:00 PM The Encorepreneur Cafe1548 NE 15th Ave. Portland This Meetup is for anybody who wants to learn Japanese language and culture, practice English and Japanese conversation. The venue is shared office space with relaxed atmosphere. We would like to plan activities such as short Japanese lessons and cultural presentations utilizing
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Coffee and Conversation

Coffee and Conversation

Tuesday, October 8, 20192:00 PM to 3:30 PM The Encorepreneur Cafe1548 NE 15th Ave. Portland Our new program, Coffee and Conversation is a place to meet and discuss important topics with other community members. This is a hosted conversation where mutual respect, dialogue, and sharing our experiences help bring us to a greater understanding of what is
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Tuesday Evening Mah Jong in September: Special Riichi Addition

Tuesday Evening Mah Jong in September: Special Riichi Addition

Tuesday, September 17, 20195:00 PM to 8:00 PM The Encorepreneur Cafe1548 NE 15th Ave. Portland Come on by for our Mah Jong meetup! Beginners are welcome. Our Mahjong teacher, Susan, and the staff, Masaki and Erin can teach simplified Chinese rule including scoring. If you have your own Mahjong set, please bring yours. We can also play
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Tuesday Evening Mah Jong in August: Special Riichi Addition

Tuesday Evening Mah Jong in August: Special Riichi Addition

Tuesday, August 20, 20195:00 PM to 8:00 PM The Encorepreneur Cafe1548 NE 15th Ave. Portland Come on by for our Mah Jong meetup! Beginners are welcome. Masaki and Erin can teach simplified Chinese rule including scoring. *****Do you want to learn and play Riichi (Japanese rule)?Masaki will prepare instruction materials and teach this time. If
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