Our February Happy Hour will be at AUX BACCHANALES, Kioicho. We will add mini talk from Mr. Roland Kelts, COLUMBIA SOA '95. He has been introducing Japanese Pop Culture to the world. He also writes about contemporary Japanese literature, the Japanese economy, and the Tohoku region affected by the disasters of March 11, 2011. He can talk about these experiences. (Lecture is conducted in English)
Here's Roland's bio
Mr. ROLAND KELTS
Roland Kelts is the author of the critically acclaimed bestseller Japanamerica: How Japanese Pop Culture has Invaded the US. He writes for several publications, such as The New Yorker, Time, The New York Times, Harper’s Magazine, The Christian Science Monitor, Newsweek Japan, The Los Angeles Times, The Yomiuri, and The Japan Times, and he’s an authority on contemporary Japanese culture and media.
Kelts is a frequent commentator on CNN, NPR, NHK, and the BBC. Recently, Kelts delivered lectures for TED Talks in Tokyo and The World Economic Forum in Tianjin, China. He was a 2017 Nieman Fellow in Journalism at Harvard University and he is currently working on a new book. He lives in Tokyo and New York City.
His blog: http://japanamerica.blogspot.com/
Monthly happy hour will be every second Thursday night of the month.
Please mark your calendar.
Date: February 8, 2018 (Thursday)
Time: 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Place: AUX BACCHANALES (Kioicho Store)
Admission: Yen3,000.-per person for drinks and snacks
(19:00-19:30 Lecture and 19:30-21:00 Happy Hour)
Address of the venue :Shin Kioicho Bldg. 1F, 4-1 Kioicho, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo Tel.03-5276-3422 / Fax. 03-5276-3501
(There is a party space in the back of the store and this is the place)
The place is very close to Hotel New Otani.
RSVP is not necessary but if you let me know your intention to participate that would be great.
I would like to get some idea on how many people are coming.
2月のハッピーアワーはいつものオーバカナルで行います。今回はColumbia University SOA 95年卒のRoland Kelts氏を迎えジャーナリスト、作家として日本のポップカルチャーを紹介してきた同氏の話を伺いたいと思います。（講演は英語になります）
場所：オー バカナル 紀尾井町 （AUX BACCHANALES）
〒102-0094 東京都千代田区紀尾井町４−１ 新紀尾井町ビル １F
19:30-21:00: Happy Hour