Japanese Culture Blog

Hadley Hauser’s Furikake French Fries

July 24, 2018/by Caleb Fair

City Pop シティポップ

June 27, 2018/by Caleb Fair

Spring into the Season with Sakura Mochi Layer Cake

May 2, 2018/by Caleb Fair
Joshua Kaiser

Do you know Matcha? – An interview with Joshua Kaiser, Founder and CEO of Rishi Tea & Botanicals

March 1, 2018/by Caleb Fair
Japanese Arts Foundation

Introducing the Japanese Arts Foundation

July 18, 2017/by Trian Alexander
Shinobu Yaguchi

Interview with Japanese Movie Director: Shinobu Yaguchi

March 8, 2017/by Caleb Fair
Matcha Strawberry Pocky Cake

The Pursuit of Wagashi – Meet Hadley Hauser

February 27, 2017/by Caleb Fair
Yuki Tanada

Interview with “Round-Trip Heart” director Yuki Tanada

December 13, 2016/by Caleb Fair

“Miss Hokusai” Anime Movie Review

November 1, 2016/by Caleb Fair
Hanauta Duo

Musical Group: Hanauta Duo Interview

October 31, 2016/by Caleb Fair
Wabi Sabi

Wabi/Sabi Revisited

August 10, 2016/by Jennifer Lopez
Renee’ C. Baker

Interview With Renee’ C. Baker

June 15, 2016/by Jennifer Lopez
Sophia Wong Boccio

Interview with Sophia Wong Boccio

May 3, 2016/by Trian Alexander
I Am Monk Poster

I Am a Monk | Movie Review

May 1, 2016/by Trian Alexander
Three Stories of Love

Three Stories of Love | Movie Review

April 6, 2016/by Jennifer Lopez
Only Yesterday | Isao Takahata

Only Yesterday | Movie Review

April 6, 2016/by Jennifer Lopez
Mochi

Mochi: They Just Don’t Make Them Like They Used To

March 14, 2016/by Jennifer Lopez
Shigaraki chawan by Yū Sugimono

侘び寂び Wabi/Sabi

February 22, 2016/by Jennifer Lopez
Chanoyu Japanese Tea Ceremony

The Finger and the Moon

December 24, 2015/by Jennifer Lopez

Interview with “Poison Berry in My Brain” director, Yuichi Satoh

December 4, 2015/by Jennifer Lopez
The World of Chado

The World of Chadō

November 21, 2015/by Japanese Culture Center
Japanese Culture Center New Years Ceremony

Estunengieko – Ringing out the year with practice!

January 2, 2015/by JCC
Promotion photo of Mozawa's Fallen

Fallen Exclusive with Mozawa’s Artistic Director Matthew Ozawa

October 29, 2014/by JCC
JCC 2014 Open House

Cultural and Martial Arts Demonstration Open House at the Japanese Culture Center in Chicago 10/11/14

October 5, 2014/by JCC
Shodo (Japanese Calligraphy) art displayed at the Japanese Culture Center in Chicago.

Toyo Shojin Rengo Shodo (Japanese Calligraphy) Demonstration at the Japanese Culture Center in Chicago

October 2, 2014/by JCC
Ramen

Delicious, Traditional Ramen in Portland, Oregon at biwa Japanese Restaurant

September 29, 2014/by JCC
Hokusai One Hundred Ghosts

Ghosts and Demons Japanese Prints Exhibit at the Art Institute of Chicago

September 26, 2014/by JCC
Morihei Ueshiba Kiai

Research study shows grunting (kiai) improves performance

July 23, 2014/by JCC
Benefits of meditation

Meditators may be benefiting from changes in their brains

February 3, 2014/by JCC
Meditation Buddha

Meiso ho and Kokyo ho (Zen Meditation and Breath Techniques)

February 1, 2014/by JCC