All posts tagged "Events"

  • French festival on Saturday, 25th March

    The French Institute of Japan (L’Institut français du Japon) holds its annual fun event this Saturday, the 25th March at its headquarters in Ichigaya, Tokyo.  The event showcases all that’s good about the French culture from music,...

    • Posted March 23, 2017
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  • Family Anime Festa 2017

    Every year, Anime Japan Organization puts together a big event just for children featuring popular Japanese anime characters such as Anpanman, Chibi Maruko, Pokemon, Doraemon, Thomas, Sailor Moon, and a long list of many others. Don’t know...

    • Posted March 17, 2017
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  • New Zealand Will Give You a Free Trip If You Agree to a Job Interview

    By Cailey Rizzo The tech industry in Wellington, New Zealand, is actively looking to recruit tech experts from around the world—and they’re offering a free trip to the country for anyone who can prove their merit. The...

    • Posted March 1, 2017
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  • Here’s your chance to make a difference in the lives of children

    On March 16th 2017, Ohana International School is hosting “Give“,  a fundraising event that provides educational opportunities for children in Tohoku, Japan and Cambodia. Last year’s fundraising effort helped raise more than JPY 1.2 million to support...

    • Posted February 17, 2017
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  • Trainwreck (2015)

    A raunchy romantic comedy but at a gut level, it’s hard not to be truly disgusted at the behavior of this woman who clearly is an alcoholic with no self respect. The gags are there. There is...

    • Posted February 15, 2017
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  • My Life As A Zucchini

    (My Life as a Courgette) is an animation film that revolves around a nine-year-old boy who’s called “Courgette”, French word for Zucchini. His mother dies and is put up at a foster home where he meets a...

    • Posted February 15, 2017
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  • Moana

    I took my 6-and-9-year olds to see it and I was elated that Disney (finally) put out a movie I felt was appropriate for them. Moana does a beautiful job capturing the spirit of the Polynesian people...

    • Posted February 15, 2017
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  • Joy

    Joy is a drama based on the real-life Joy Mangano (Jennifer Lawrence), inventor of the Miracle Mop. There are lots of highs and lows in her story — including a dysfunctional family, financial insecurity, and a deep...

    • Posted February 15, 2017
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  • Cate Blanchett plays CAROL

    CAROL will haunt you with its tale of love denied and forbidden and a woman’s quest to live authentically while facing social prejudices and bigotry that force her to make a difficult choice. Director Todd Haynes, as...

    • Posted February 15, 2017
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  • Still Alice

    With utmost grace and deep empathy, Moore delivers another sensitively sketched performance — this time of a woman on the verge of losing her memories and, in a way, her life. The role earned her the Best...

    • Posted February 15, 2017
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  • Collateral Beauty

    The fabulous cast saves this sentimental holiday drama, but it still ultimately feels more like a big-budget Hallmark Christmas movie than an awards-caliber film. Collateral Beauty isn’t bad, but it’s also not as memorable as would be...

    • Posted February 15, 2017
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  • Fun events at Huis Ten Bosch This Spring!

    Spring is just around the corner. If you’re planning a vacation escape to see the breathtaking tulip fields in Europe but don’t want to make the long trip, a “slice of Holland” does indeed exist in Japan,...

    • Posted February 15, 2017
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  • UME FESTIVAL

    When the weather gets warmer and the plum (ume) petals start to take shape, you know that the big Hanami season is just a few weeks away. The plum blossoms with its own charm and oriental aroma...

    • Posted February 14, 2017
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  • Family Fun at the ISSH Family Festival

    The International School of the Sacred Heart’s annual Family Festival is coming up on Saturday, 18th March 2017. Each year is special and this year is no different. Showcasing an array of authentic food & drinks (some...

    • Posted February 14, 2017
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  • Tokyo Marathon, Feb 26

    The race is on! Tokyo Marathon 2017 takes to the streets with 2 running courses. 500 runners will attempt to run the 10-km race and 35,500 competitors for the 42-km race. An undisclosed cash prize awaits the...

    • Posted February 14, 2017
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  • LA LA LAND

    Other than a few swear words, this feel-good musical is watchable by kids 10 years old and above. For a film that starts with a slightly campy musical number that could alienate viewers just as easily as...

    • Posted February 13, 2017
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  • Stargazing

    President Barack Obama, Danmitsu, Lady Gaga, Brad Pitt, Elvis Presley, are in town. Madame Tussauds, the world-famous wax works from good old blighty Tussauds was once limited to a grimy corner in Baker Street, London but now...

    • Posted December 12, 2016
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  • The Meddler

    Marmie, a middle-aged widow decides the best thing to do after her husband’s death is to move to Los Angeles to be with her daughter, Lori. Lori loves her mother, but Marnie’s constant opinions and suggestions are...

    • Posted November 29, 2016
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