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As we navigate the COVID-19 crisis together, Soy Paper will feature virtual Japan-related events from local organizers. Additionally, our new link blog will highlight other cool stuff around the web. If you have any suggestions or need anything at all, send me an email or find me @soypaperla on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook.

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Upcoming Virtual Events

Virtual Concert: Goh Kurosawa

July 13 @ 12:30 pm - 1:00 pm

GOH (Goh Kurosawa) is a musician armed with Honey Beast (his guitar), Lucky8 (his amp), fresh original songs, electrifying soundscapes, and stunning arrangements of familiar global melodies. Goh is often referred to as a 'musical wakonyosai' (音の和魂洋才) or the bicultural music samurai.

Virtual Lecture Series: The Who’s Who of Japanese Deities

July 16 @ 7:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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One event on July 30, 2020 at 7:00 pm

One event on August 13, 2020 at 7:00 pm

One event on August 27, 2020 at 7:00 pm

An introduction to the categories of Buddhist deity. Four lectures, 30 minutes per session. Free admission. RSVP required.

Attendees will not only receive insights into Japanese culture through the lens of business communications and how Japanese etiquette practices can benefit today’s increasingly prevalent virtual meetings, but they can also interact with the hosts and ask their own questions.

Soba in the Summer Garden

July 18 @ 11:00 am - 12:45 pm

Join Sonoko Sakai for a 105 minute online workshop on the art of making traditional Japanese Soba from scratch.

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