“I was filled with sadness. I didn’t know what to do,” the street artist told NY Japion. “I looked for a space to create art.”
‘I could sense panic in the emails I receive from my instructors.’ News site NY Japion interviews a Japanese exchange student who was studying in New York when the pandemic struck, and has since returned to Japan.
Tea Master Yoshitsugu Nagano teaches the Samurai Tea Ceremony Class each week and hosts tea ceremonies once a month in Manhattan, covering the tradition, history, and formalities of the longtime Japanese ritual.
‘I am often told to stop doing so many things at once and just focus on one thing. But I want to introduce trending food from Japan to the world, so I tend to do a lot,’ Yagi, who opened his first sushi restaurant in the East Village in 1984, tells NY Japion.