Saturday, December 05, 2015

SEVEN - Tokyo 2016 - Join us!

As part of the MARCH TO MARCH and International Women’s Day 2016, Sarajean Rossitto and Rachel Walzer are happy to announce the Black Stripe Theater presentation of the internationally acclaimed documentary play SEVEN in mid-April 2016.   Want to be part of this exciting experience? Join our initial meeting on Dec 19, at 5:30-7:30pm! 

Final auditions will take place in January but we would like all interested - even if you have no theater experience - to join one of our teams! Please sign up here:
https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1izQ5fX8dp7vdsoEFmluW0PvKUCYS-VjPy7ixtSXuapg/viewform?usp=send_form

More info about the meeting will be sent to everyone to signs up.

ABOUT SEVEN - A DOCUMENTARY PLAY
SEVEN tells the true stories of seven women who bravely fought for the
well-being of women, families, and children around the globe:
- in Russia, protecting women from domestic violence;
- in Cambodia, rescuing girls from human trafficking;
- in Guatemala, giving voice to the poor;
- in Afghanistan, empowering rural women;
- in Nigeria and Pakistan, fighting for women’s education and rights;
- in Northern Ireland, promoting peace and equality.

We are looking for:
- At least 7 women actors from various backgrounds and of
various ages. Non-native English speakers who are comfortable
communicating in English are most welcome.
- A production team to help with scheduling, costumes, music, & performance support.
- Singers, dancers, various artists.  Persons with experience in choreography also encouraged to join. All genders, ages and nationalities welcome!
- A diverse promotion team to help with ticket sales, PR, outreach & marketing to embassies, universities and international organizations as well as the general public.

Any questions? contact us  seventheplaytokyo (at) gmail (dot)com

Tuesday, November 10, 2015

November/December 2015


Tokyo Community News

Our last mailing for the year - many events are coming up as 2015 comes to a close. Hope to see you at one of these.  Enjoy! Sarajean

Events

Band Night for TELL, Vol. 13
Saturday November 14, 6:00pm
http://telljp.com/event/bandnight13/



Japan Platform Fukushima Symposium
Monday 16 November, 4:30 - 8:00 pm
sign up before Nov 12
http://www.japanplatform.org/event/20151116fukushima/

Bianco e Barolo for Books
Saturday 21 November 5:00pm - 11:00pm
Find out more https://www.facebook.com/events/1671925596384779/

TELL 20th Annual Connoisseurs’ Auction
Tuesday 24 November, 7:00-10:30 pm
http://telljp.com/event/auction/

Tokyo Run for the Cure®/ Walk for Life 2015 November 28, 2015 (Sat)
Time: 10:00AM – 2:30PM
Place: Hibiya Park / around the Imperial Palace
Types: 5K/10K Run and 5K Walk
Participation fees: 5,000yen (adults), 2,500yen (children 6-12 year-old), https://www.facebook.com/events/672867812857736/ Registration http://runforthecure.org/en/tokyo-run/


FEW Bonenkai,
Friday Dec 11, 7:00-10:00pm

FEW will hold its annual bonenkai at the Pink Cow in Roppongi
It's a Jame Bond theme - so wear gold read or black or dress like your favorite Bond villian. We will be raising money for Mirai no mori and Second Harvest Japan.   FEW Members ¥5,000, Guests ¥7,000, FEW Member-Guest Pair ¥11,000, Guest-Guest Pair ¥13,000
Get  More info on the FEW website: www.fewjapan.com

Community Organizing  Workshop @ TUJ
Saturday December 12th10:00-16:30
A skills-based workshop focusing on knowledge and skills that can be use by anyone to get people involved in their communities and bring about social change. We will engage in group work using the the methods, and skills for issue, network, coalition, and plan development.
https://www.tuj.ac.jp/cont-ed/courses/seminars/COS101-FA15.html

December Giving Month is being organized by the Japan Fundraising Association http://giving12.jp/en/



The Annual Fundraising Japan conference will be held Feb 13-15, organized by the Japan Fundraising Association. Get more info here:  http://jfra.jp/frj/

 

ORGANIZATION UPDATES

Mirai no Mori
Join us as corporate sponsor:
http://mirai-no-mori.jp/donate?lang=en

Mirai no Mori is looking for volunteers to help with fundraising events and grant proposal writing. Contact us with your availability for more information http://mirai-no-mori.jp/contact?lang=en

Asian Rural Institute
New videos posted online
Info in English
日本語


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Community Theater
Black Stripe Theater presents Confusions

by Britain's most prolific playwright, Alan Ayckbourn, Nov 13-15. Reserve your tickets!

All tickets are 2500yen. Book by email: blackstripetheater@gmail.com
Be sure to include the following in your email:
1) Your full name  2) The number of tickets
3) The performance date and time
Find out more http://blackstripetheater.com/



Tokyo Comedy Store Improvzilla
Friday November 27, 7:30~10:00
Find out more http://www.tokyocomedy.com/


Pirates of Tokyo 5th Anniversary Show
Sunday, November 29, 6:30pm - 9:30pm
Find out more:
https://www.facebook.com/events/1417984688528942/




The Goat, or Who Is Sylvia?

Presented by Neptune Theatre Company & TIP Second Stage, January 21-24, 2016

Buy your tickets here:
http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/2315924




 

University Events


Sophia University

Book launch - Disasters and Social Crisis in Contemporary Japan


Nov 30, 6:30-8:00pm


Get more information http://icc.fla.sophia.ac.jp/


Temple University, Japan Campus

 

Get more info here https://www.facebook.com/tuj.icas/


UNU

Understanding and Communicating Risks Post-Fukushima

Friday Nov 13, 3:00 PM
 

“Saving More People from the Scourge of War?”, a Conversation with Mr Edward Mortimer

 Friday November 27, 6:30 p.m.

Opportunities

Damion - long time active PSC member does charity yoga - Have a look:

NGO jobs => Second Harvest Japan has several Job opportunities available.
 Find out more http://www.2hj.org/recruit/

Japan Fundraising Association sponsors workshops for fundraising skills development throughout Japan http://jfra.jp/



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Sunday, November 08, 2015

Black Stripe Theater presents 'Confusions' Nov 13-15

This week, Nov 13-15

Black Stripe Theater presents 'Confusions' by Alan Ayckbourn. Reserve your tickets today!

SHOW DATES:
Friday November 13th at 7:30pm
Saturday November 14th at 2.30pm and 7.30pm
Sunday November 15th at 2.30pm and 6.30pm
VENUE:  
Theatre Rapport in Higashi Nagasaki (This black box venue on the Seibu Ikebukuro line, two stops from Ikebukuro Station.  Website: http://www.t-rapport.e-w-arts.biz/
Tickets 
All tickets are 2500yen.
Book tickets by email: blackstripetheater@gmail.com
Please be sure to include the following in your email:
1) Your full name  2) The number of tickets
3) The performance date and time
About the show
'Confusions' by Britain's most prolific playwright, Alan Ayckbourn, is a collection of five short interlinked one-act plays exploring the themes of loneliness and infidelity. Stressed mother of 3, Lucy, copes with motherhood and nosey neighbours, while travelling salesman husband, Harry, tries to get a girl back to his hotel room. Pillar of the community Mrs Pearce discovers what her husband has really been up to on his business trip, while Gosford tries to maintain some respect at a fete where everything is going wrong. This hilarious collection has something in it for everyone -and the children will enjoy it too!