Mochi Magic – Summer 2022 Virtual Cooking Workshop

July 12th, 2022

Mochi Magic – Summer 2022 Virtual Cooking Workshop

July 12, 2022

Mochi Magic – Summer 2022 virtual cooking workshop with chef Kaori Becker, author of the Mochi Magic cookbook. Workshop menu: mochi pancakes with red bean and whipped cream, red bean-filled mochi cupcakes. Recorded by the Japanese Cultural and Community Center of Northern California on July 12, 2022.

Order your copy of the Mochi Magic cookbook at http://bit.ly/mochimagiccookbook

More information on Kaori Becker’s other cooking content and her mochi shop in Columbus, Ohio, check out her social media! Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/kaoriskitchen ; Instagram: http://www.instagram.com/the.mochi.shop

 

JA Talks: Language Instruction For Us By Us – A Discussion with the Co-Founders of Japanese For Nikkei

July 11th, 2022

JA Talks: Language Instruction For Us By Us – A Discussion with the Co-Founders of Japanese For Nikkei

July 11, 2022

Japanese American (JA) Talk with Mimi Okabe, PhD and Catherine Sachi Kikuchi, MA, TESL, Japanese Canadian co-founders of the online Japanese language learning platform Japanese For Nikkei. Originally recorded by the Japanese Cultural and Community Center of Northern California on July 11, 2022.

For more information on Japanese For Nikkei’s online language courses, go to: http://www.japanesefornikkei.com

Japanese For Nikkei Discount for Center Members!

We are pleased to announce the Center’s newest partnership with Japanese For Nikkei! Members of the Center are eligible to receive a $50 discount off the earlybird enrollment price for Japanese For Nikkei’s Fall course beginning in September, and are now eligible for a $60-75 enrollment discount year-round. Please contact the Center’s Programs Department directly at programsevents@jccccnc.org to receive your discount code.

 

June 2022 Wagashi Sweets Virtual Workshop

June 19th, 2022

June 2022 Wagashi Sweets Virtual Workshop

June 19, 2022

June 2022 Wagashi (Traditional Japanese Confections) Sweets Workshop taught by Larry Sokyo Tiscornia and Kimika Soko Takechi. Recorded by the Japanese Cultural and Community Center of Northern California on Saturday, June 19, 2022.

J-Chat Japanese Language Lesson for Beginners and Intermediate Speakers with Dr. Lisa Hofmann-Kuroda

June 17th, 2022

J-Chat Japanese Language Lesson for Beginners and Intermediate Speakers with Dr. Lisa Hofmann-Kuroda

June 17, 2022

Japanese language lesson for beginner and intermediate Japanese conversational learners by Dr. Lisa Hofmann-Kuroda as part of the monthly J-Chat virtual conversational Japanese language exchange program of the Japanese Cultural and Community Center of Northern California (JCCCNC/the Center), sponsored by the JET Alumni Association of Northern California (JETAANC). Recorded by the Center on Friday, June 17, 2022. Lesson slides available for download at: https://www.jcccnc.org/wp-content/uploads/2022/05/J-Chat-Lesson-Materials-Lesson-14-6-17-22.pdf

J-Chat sessions are held on the 3rd Friday of each month from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Pacific Time, and consist of a short language lesson for beginning and intermediate speakers, followed by small breakout groups of program participants facilitated by Japanese-speaking volunteers. Small groups are assigned based on skill level (beginner, intermediate, and advanced). Lesson slides are provided in advance of each session, and session recordings are provided Registration fees: $3 Center members, $5 general public, free registration for volunteer facilitators and JETAANC members with promo code.

Register for the next J-Chat session online: http://bit.ly/jchatconversation
More information on the Center: https://www.jcccnc.org
More information on JETAANC: http://www.jetaanc.org

The Healing Art of Kintsugi – Virtual Craft Workshop

June 11th, 2022

The Healing Art of Kintsugi – Virtual Craft Workshop

June 11, 2022

Video recording of The Healing Art of Kintsugi virtual craft workshop taught by Alexandra Kitty, Canada-based artist and author of The Art of Kintsugi: Learning the Japanese Craft of Beautiful Repair. Recorded by the Japanese Cultural and Community Center of Northern California on Saturday, June 11, 2022.
For more information about Alexandra Kitty, go to: www.alexandrakitty.com For more information about the Center’s programs and activities, go to: https://www.jcccnc.org

Author Talk: Inclusion: How Hawai’i Protected Japanese Americans From Mass Internment with Author Tom Coffman

May 12th, 2022
Author Talk: Inclusion: How Hawai’i Protected Japanese Americans From Mass Internment with Author Tom Coffman

May 12, 2022

Author talk with Tom Coffman on his book Inclusion: How Hawai’i Protected Japanese Americans From Mass Internment, Transformed Itself, and Changed America, about the WWII history of the Hawai’ian islands and the policymakers and local leaders whose decisions prevented the unjust mass incarceration of the Japanese American community experienced by their counterparts on the West Coast of the mainland United States. Recorded by the Japanese Cultural and Community Center of Northern California on May 12, 2022.

For more information on other programs and events from the JCCCNC, go to: www.jcccnc.org
Event co-sponsored by the National Japanese American Historical Society and the Northern California Western Nevada Pacific District of the Japanese American Citizens League.

Kaiseki – Spring 2022 Virtual Cooking Workshop

April 30th, 2022

Kaiseki – Spring 2022 Virtual Cooking Workshop

April 30, 2022

Kaiseki -Spring 2022 Virtual Cooking Workshop taught by Larry Sokyo Tiscornia and Kimika Soko Takechi. Recorded by the Japanese Cultural and Community Center of Northern California on Saturday, April 30, 2022.
For more information on the Center’s programs and activities, go to www.jcccnc.org

J-Chat Japanese Language Lesson for Beginners and Intermediate Speakers with Dr. Lisa Hofmann-Kuroda

April 15th, 2022

J-Chat Japanese Language Lesson for Beginners and Intermediate Speakers with Dr. Lisa Hofmann-Kuroda

April 15, 2022

Japanese language lesson for beginner and intermediate Japanese conversational learners by Dr. Lisa Hofmann-Kuroda as part of the monthly J-Chat virtual conversational Japanese language exchange program of the Japanese Cultural and Community Center of Northern California (JCCCNC/the Center), sponsored by the JET Alumni Association of Northern California (JETAANC). Recorded by the Center on Friday, April 15, 2022. Lesson slides available for download at: https://www.jcccnc.org/wp-content/uploads/2022/03/J-Chat-Lesson-Materials-Lesson-12-4-15-2022.pdf

J-Chat sessions are held on the 3rd Friday of each month from 6:00-8:00 p.m. Pacific Time, and consist of a short language lesson for beginning and intermediate speakers, followed by small breakout groups of program participants facilitated by Japanese-speaking volunteers. Small groups are assigned based on skill level (beginner, intermediate, and advanced). Lesson slides are provided in advance of each session, and session recordings are provided Registration fees: $3 Center members, $5 general public, free registration for volunteer facilitators and JETAANC members with promo code.

Register for the next J-Chat session online: http://bit.ly/jchatconversation
More information on the Center: https://www.jcccnc.org
More information on JETAANC: http://www.jetaanc.org

J-Chat Virtual Japanese Conversational Language Exchange Program – Session 11, March 2022

March 18th, 2022

J-Chat Japanese Language Lesson for Beginners and Intermediate Speakers with Dr. Lisa Hofmann-Kuroda

March 18, 2022

Japanese language lesson for beginner and intermediate Japanese conversational learners by Dr. Lisa Hofmann-Kuroda as part of the monthly J-Chat virtual conversational Japanese language exchange program of the Japanese Cultural and Community Center of Northern California (JCCCNC/the Center), sponsored by the JET Alumni Association of Northern California (JETAANC). Recorded by the Center on Friday, March 18, 2022. Lesson slides available for download at: https://www.jcccnc.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/07/J-Chat-Lesson-Materials-Lesson-11-3-18-2022.pdf

J-Chat sessions are held on the 3rd Friday of each month from 6:00-8:00 p.m. Pacific Time, and consist of a short language lesson for beginning and intermediate speakers, followed by small breakout groups of program participants facilitated by Japanese-speaking volunteers. Small groups are assigned based on skill level (beginner, intermediate, and advanced). Lesson slides are provided in advance of each session, and session recordings are provided Registration fees: $3 Center members, $5 general public, free registration for volunteer facilitators and JETAANC members with promo code.

Register for the next J-Chat session online: http://bit.ly/jchatconversation
More information on the Center: https://www.jcccnc.org
More information on JETAANC: http://www.jetaanc.org

March 2022 Wagashi Sweets Virtual Workshop

March 5th, 2022

March 2022 Wagashi Sweets Virtual Workshop

March 5, 2022

March 2022 Wagashi (Traditional Japanese Confections) Sweets Workshop taught by Larry Sokyo Tiscornia and Kimika Soko Takechi. Recorded by the Japanese Cultural and Community Center of Northern California on Saturday, March 5, 2022.