Engaging Dogen's Zen
Aug
20
2:00pm 2:00pm

Engaging Dogen's Zen

Join us for a special introduction and presentation on the Sōtō Zen tradition with the minds behind Engaging Dōgen’s Zen. Our panelists are all leaders at the Northwest Zen Community – an open temple that strives to protect and preserve the time-tested Zen practice founded by Dogen Zenji.

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英月カフェ
Aug
5
2:00pm 2:00pm

英月カフェ

真宗佛光寺派 京都・大行寺 ご住職の英月さんによるトーク&サイン会 「英月カフェ」を4年ぶりに開催いたします!最近の日本人は、ダメだ、ダメだと否定ばかりしています。しかし本当にダメなのでしょうか。実はほめていいこともたくさんあるのではないでしょうか。そんな日本人に対して親鸞聖人「正信偈(しょうしんげ)」に学ぶ「肯定する生き方」を、当日は英月さんがやさしく説いてくださいます。「大丈夫!」ありのままでいい。すべてを肯定して、いのちをたのしみましょう...

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Kids' Book Day
Jul
29
1:00pm 1:00pm

Kids' Book Day

Come join us for an afternoon of story times for kids. Local children's book authors will be in store to read and sign their books for you. We will follow that up with our first story time in Japanese! Authors scheduled to appear: Kena Sosa, JB Bean, Todd Steinberg, Toshia Stelivan, Caroline Barthen, Gene Legler, Stephenie Barker.

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Jul
1
2:00pm 2:00pm

Aneesah Perkins

Kinokuniya welcomes author and entrepreneur Aneesah Perkins. Her current project is her book "LOVE BANK" which she has already turned into a stage play, TV show, and movie. Come meet Aneesah Perkins and get a signed copy of "LOVE BANK."

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Jun
17
2:00pm 2:00pm

Mike Farris

Mike Farris is an entertainment attorney and litigator who recently represented the winning plaintiff in the $13.25 million Fifty Shades of Grey litigation in Fort Worth.Come join us and meet Mike Farris. He will be signing several of his titles for you!

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Jun
10
2:00pm 2:00pm

Junko Mizuno

Ravina the Witch? is a picture book for grown-ups!  Renowned artist Junko Mizuno published this very original work in French in 2014 and now, the English edition is coming out this June! Join us for this rare opportunity to see Junko's live drawing followed by a Q&A session and book signing.

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May
27
2:00pm 2:00pm

Keiko's Journey

Join us for special performance of Keiko’s Journey -the story of a young girl’s experience growing up in post-war Japan and America. Author Kay Hirai will be performing a drama reading from her book, featuring a new conversation with her mother, Fujiye, revealing more secrets that have never been published.

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 Javaka Steptoe
May
20
3:00pm 3:00pm

Javaka Steptoe

"Jean-Michel Basquiat and his unique, collage-style paintings rocketed to fame in the 1980s as a cultural phenomenon unlike anything the art world had ever seen. But before that, he was a little boy who saw art everywhere: in poetry books and museums, in games and in the words that we speak, and in the pulsing energy of New York City"

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Anime Central 2017
May
19
to May 21

Anime Central 2017

  • 5555 North River Road Rosemont, IL, 60018 United States (map)
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Thank you to everyone who came by our booth at ACEN 2017 in Chicago!

Many people visited our booth and we were impressed by all the cool cosplayers! We hope everyone enjoyed the convention and we'll see you next year! 

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