Showing posts from March, 2010

Kiss of the Spider Woman

fliers and more details about the show:

Black Strip Theater presents:
Kiss of the Spider Woman

The 16th Career Strategies Seminar (CSS)

Rockin’ Your Career On Any Stage At Any Age
Sunday, March 28th 9.00am – 6.00pm,
Location: Azabu Hall, Temple University

This all-day event open to FEW members and non-members is going to be
packed with opportunities for women at all stages of their careers to
connect, learn and inspire each other to truly make their lives here
in Japan stand out and shine.

This action-packed event will feature Yukiko Ogasawara, the President
of The Japan Times as Keynote Speaker, followed by the first set of
workshops for the day-all of which are guaranteed to inspire and motivate you.

There is no better day for making valuable connections with other
like-minded women.
advanced registration: (Friday March 26)
FEW Members & students: 10,000 yen
Non-members: 12,000 yen
*As long as you register by Friday 5pm you can pay the early bird
price at the door on Sunday.
(If you pre-register but are unable to attend, please be prepared to
pay the prepaid amount)
On the dayall…

Kiss of the Spider Woman

Black Stripe Theater will present Manuel Puig’s Kiss of the Spider
Woman, directed by Timothy Harris and Graig Russell and featuring
Kevin Hand and Chris Parham

Friday April 16 (7.30 pm), Saturday April 17 (2.30 pm & 7pm), Sunday
April 18 (2 pm & 7.30 pm).

Venue: Theatre Iwato, Iwato-cho, Shinjuku-ku

The nearest station is Ushigome-kagurazaka (Exit A3) on the Oedo Line.

Other close stations are Kagurazaka (Exit 1) and JR Iidabashi (West Exit).

Tickets: ¥2,500 advance purchase (by April 10), ¥2,500 for students
and ¥3000 for all other tickets.

For tickets, contact Walter Roberts by e-mail or visit

Volunteer opportunity in Tokyo for someone who is bilingual

Volunteer opportunity:
Living Dreams a volunteer-run non-profit organization focusing its efforts on improving the lives of kids who live in children’s homes/orphanages in the Tokyo area needs your help! If you are interested in helping Living Dreams with their LAST (Learning, Arts, Sports, and Technology) programs, or can help with communicating/coordinating with the children’s homes, please contact them to set up an interview. Find out more or contact Amy for more information:

Living Dreams is 100% volunteer-run non-profit organization. It focuses its efforts on improving the lives of kids who live in children’s homes/orphanages in the Tokyo area. With constant and personal communication across a network of 24 children’s homes, Living Dreams strives to deliver effective and enriching opportunities to as many children as possible by conducting needs assessment at all of the homes to find out what the exact needs are, by forming a partnership with …

Nonprofit NGO work opportunities in Japan

Field Coordinator Position in JapanWith the support of the US-Japan Foundation, we are excited about expanding our ArtLink exchange program to include twelve full partnerships between American and Japanese classes in the 2010-11 school year.We are looking to bring on board a bilingual field coordinator in Japan to help support this program. While we are non-profit organization, we can offer the exchange coordinator a stipend of $1200 ($100 per class) to:ohelp recruit the 12 classes in Japan ohelp translate in the teacher training session we will run in Mayomake sure all teachers receive and understand the guideline materialsoin September and October, keep in touch with the Japanese art teachers to make sure they will be able to meet the dead

Recent disaster information: data and donation info

Recent disaster information: data and donation info

Updates on the Feb Earthquake in Chile
The following organizations are accepting cash and in-kind donations: AmeriCares, Oxfam, Save the Children, World Vision, Un techo para Chile, the Chilean Red Cross, KSAR Chile, SOS Children’s Villages, Global Giving, ShelterBox, Habitat for Humanity, Operation USA, International Medical Corps.

Donate to Japanese organizations supporting efforts in Chile:

March 4 Earthquake in Taiwan

March 8 Earthquake in Turkey

Nonprofit NGO work opportunities in Japan

WANTED: JAPAN Youth Venture Director

Ashoka ( is the world’s largest association of social entrepreneurs — men and women who are creating new institutions and system-changing solutions for the world’s most urgent social problems. Since 1980, Ashoka has pioneered the field of social entrepreneurship, electing and connecting more than 2,000 individuals with system-changing ideas in over 70 countries.

Ashoka’s Youth Initiative has harnessed the innovations and efforts of Ashoka’s social entrepreneurs in the field of youth development to create the Youth Venture program that is building a movement of young social entrepreneurs. (See Ashoka believes that young people globally are key to Ashoka’s overall vision of developing a productive, innovative and engaged civil society. By investing in and building a movement of young social “Venturers” around the world, Ashoka aims to change fundamentally the role of young people in society and to foster in young…