Free ​Baltimore Japan Arts Festival

Fri-Sat -- Sept 28-29, 2018

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Nippon Motion presents: BALTIMORE JAPAN ART FESTIVAL
Baltimore Japan Art Festival (BJAF) is an annual event in the Station North Arts District of Baltimore, that features art, films and (new this year) Aki Matsuri, an all-ages outdoor event to be held in the The Ynot Lot (corner of North Ave & Charles St), featuring food & craft workshops, traditional Japanese festival games/activities, musical performances, and more. Don't miss the opening night Japanese dance party [NEW DELI WAVE].

ALL EVENTS ARE FREE UNLESS OTHERWISE NOTED!
See more info on Facebook.

SCHEDULE
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FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 28

Night is Short, Walk on Girl (BJAF / Anime Night at The Charles)
8pm | The Charles Theater (1711 N Charles St)
- film screening featuring a Q&A with Yusuke Nakamura (character designer)

• 「 New Deli Wave (BJAF 2018)
10pm | The Crown (1910 N Charles St)
- a Japanese music + visual dance party (mashup of 「DELI FANTASY」& A Night of Japanese New Wave & Obscure)
- featuring DOKI DOKI JEFF (virtual DJ set "from Osaka"), Nikila & Logicoma

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 29

• Aki Matsuri
11am | The Ynot Lot (1904 N Charles St)
- all-ages outdoor event featuring workshops, food, games & performances (hosted by Baltimore Kawasaki Sister Cities)

• "Blue | Now | New: Yusuke Nakamura"
2pm | Rosenberg Gallery - MICA Brown Center (1301 W Mt Royal Ave)
- exhibition reception/meet & greet with featured guest Yusuke Nakamura

• "How Art is for Everyone"
5pm | Falvey Hall - MICA Brown Center (1301 W Mt Royal Ave)
- lecture / Q&A hosted by featured guest illustrator Yusuke Nakamura

• New York Japan Cinefest
8pm | Falvey Hall - MICA Brown Center (1301 W Mt Royal Ave)
- screening of selections from the 2018 NYJCF lineup, featuring Q&A with guest directors Yasu Suzuki (The Apologizers) & Nick Hughes (Hatis Noitdocumentary)
- preceded by a screening of selected shorts from MICA/ Film and Video students

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< Free Admission & Registration to All Events* >

*excluding "Night is Short, Walk on Girl" screening at The Charles Theater on 9/28

[ Pre-Register for limited-seating events ]
https://bjaf2018.eventbrite.com/

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