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Coming events / activities


Sunday March 5, 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.: Fund raising lunch, Location: Uncle Joe's Hong Kong Bistro, 891 14th St #100, Denver.

There are limited tickets available, and no ticket sales at the door. Click here to purchase tickets (use code TAK when you sign up).




Tuesday March 21, 7:00 p.m.: Regular monthly meeting, Location: Home of Steve & Kitty Comstock. Click here to sign up (tell us who is coming) and get the address. (If the email link does not work for you, just send me an email directly: steve@trainersfriend.com)

Click here to see who has already signed up to come.



Find out about the Committee calendar, budgets, and so on ...

Plans for 2017 (.pdf document) (Last updated 17 February, 2017)

Working budget for 2017 (.pdf document) (Last updated 16 November, 2016)

Why Denver Takayama is relevant to the larger community - Japanese, Japanese-American, all interested in Japan - in Denver and Colorado (.pdf document) (Last revised 1 February, 2017)

Technical paper on emails
(.pdf document - Some thoughts on how to make email safer from hackers and more effective) (Written 26 March, 2015)


 Web pages from past events 

High schools student exchange to Japan June 8-22, 2016

Japan in Depth October, 2015

Visit by high school students from Takayama August 5-10, 2015

55th anniversary celebration page July 2, 2015

Introduction to Japan April, 2015


Upcoming and on-going events / activities outside the Committee that may be of interest:

... March 12-19 ...
CU Boulder International Film Series, Spring 2017 edition, includes seven Japanese films, six of which are sponsored by the Japan Foundation and the Japanese consulate in Denver. Schedule is here (webpage) - scroll down to see the March dates; a printable pdf version of the whole schedule is here (pdf document). There are lots of details including prices and maps on the IFS web site.

Here's a better web page and a better pdf flier in terms of the films the consulate office is sponsoring.


... March 24-26 ...
2nd annual Colorado Anime Fest at the Renaissance Denver Stapleton. Anime showings, cosplay, costumes, wigs, makeup, props, and a Japanese culture room presided over by our own Gil Asakawa. Details here (website)


... September 11, 2016 - May 28, 2017 ...
"Shock-Wave" - exhibition at the Denver Art Museum (DAM), exploring the impact of Japanese designers on French (and Western) fashion in the 1980's-1990's. Exhibition is included in general admission. Admission to the DAM is free for children under 18. Details are here (web page).


... September 25, 2016 - October 1, 2017 ...
"From the Fire" - exhibition at the Denver Art Museum (DAM), exploring contemporary Japanese ceramic arts. Exhibition is included in general admission. Admission to the DAM is free for children under 18. Details are here (web page).



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