japanese culture

Sushi Demonstration Rescheduled for Saturday, May 25

To help us celebrate Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, Carl Rosa, from the Sushi Club of Houston, will be on hand on Saturday, May 25, for a free sushi demonstration!  Come join us in the Children's Meeting Room at 12:30 p.m. for this informative and entertaining presentation. All are welcome and no registration is required.

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PEN & PAINTBRUSH BOOK CLUB

A View of Mt. FujiThe Pen and Paintbrush Book Club, which partners the Barbara Bush Library with the Pearl Fincher Museum of Fine Arts, will be reading "36 Views of Mount Fuji" by Cathy Davidson this summer. This non-fiction work, has been described as "one of the best explanations of Japanese culture, and our problems in understanding it, that has come along in years." You are invited to join the discussion of this book on Thursday, August 4, at 1:30pm in the museum conference room. It will be followed by a tour of the museum's current exhibit entitled "Views of Mt. Fuji", led by Education Director Rosemary Hickman.

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Japanese Program Leaves a Strange Taste in Participants’ Mouths

The Aldine Branch would like to thank Carl Rosa from the Japan-America Society of Houston for coming to the branch last Thursday and enlightening customers on the Japanese culture. The highlight was without a doubt the over thirty different flavors of Kit Kat bars Mr. Rosa has collected while traveling to the country. Nothing exemplifies Japanese ingenuity like a potato flavored Kit Kat. I’m more of a buttered corn Kit Kat person myself though. Yum!Man with Kit Kats

 

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Texas Library Snapshot Day 2010: Club Anime!

 
On April 29th, 2010, the Atascocita Branch Library observed Texas Library Snapshot Day and Club Anime! was happy to participate. Click on the blog post to venture beyond the teaser and take a video sneak peak into our monthly teen program featuring anime, Pocky, and random Caramel dancing.

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