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David Friend Recital HallMarch 31, 2015 6:00 PM
921 Boylston Street
Boston, MA 02115
CHANGE OF LOCATION  Due to the overwhelming number of RSVPs, we have changed the venue to David Friend Recital Hall at 921 Boylston Street, Boston, MA 02115.   Join us for a night of remembrance and presentations by speakers on Updates from Tohoku   ~ A Journey to New Life ~ Free and open to the public   EVENT PROGRAM:  6:00 - 6:15: Registration & Opening Remarks 6:15 - 7:15: Presentations by speakers & performance by TOMODACHI Berklee scholars 7:15 - 8:00: Reception   SPEAKERS:      Shun Kanda Director MIT Japan 3/11 Initiative Anne Nishimura Morse  William and Helen Pounds Senior Curator of Japanese Art Museum of Fine Arts, Boston Megumi Ishimoto Founder Women's Eyes   PERFORMANCE BY:     Shun Kumagai Sendai, Miyagi, Japan Alto Saxophone, Berklee College of Music student TOMODACHI Suntory Music Scholarship recipient     Takeru Saito Fukushima, Japan Piano, Berklee College of Music student TOMODACHI Suntory Music Scholarship recipient    HOSTED BY:    Consulate General of Japan in Boston, Berklee College of Music, Fish Family Foundation,  Japan Society of Boston, U.S.-Japan Council, TOMODACHI Initiative SUPPORTED BY:                      Japanese Women's Leadership Initiative     Japanese Women's Club of Boston                                            Boston-Japan Medical Relief Initiative                       Boston Higashi School, Boston-Japan Medical Relief Initiative, Center for Gender in Organizations at Simmons College, Emerson College, Harvard College Japan Initiative, Harvard for Japan, Harvard University Reischauer Institute of Japanese Studies, Japanese American Citizens League New England Chapter, Japanese Association of Greater Boston, Japanese Boston Support Line, Japanese Women's Club of Boston, Japanese Women's Leadership Initiative, JREX, MIT-Japan Program, Showa Boston Institute, Tewassa, World in Tohoku SPECIAL THANKS TO:  Misao Kaneko  Fukui Takaya   SPEAKER BIOS:  Shun Kanda is a director of the MIT Japan 3/11Initiative assisting with the disaster reconstruction projects in Minami Sanriku, Miyagi-ken. It provides a mechanism for faculty and student exchange between MIT and universities in the Tohoku region for the study and implementation of disaster-resilient planning. In collaboration with the Minami Sanriku mayor, the initiative brings together the towns community leaders and residents, Miyagi University, and the University of Tokyo. Kanda is an architect/urban designer currently teaching architectural design studios in the Master of Architecture program. Since 2004, he has initiated and conducts the Veneto Experience, an international workshop in Italy centered on learning from Venice and Carlo Scarpa. Kanda is Director of Architectural Studies of the MIT-Japan Program. He has also been appointed as a Distinguished Visiting Professor at Keio University for Fall 2011-13. Kanda has been at MIT since 1979. He divides his time between teaching and professional practice. He is Principal of Kanda Associates Architects, Inc., based in Cambridge and Tokyo. Kanda has also taught at numerous institutions worldwide and extensively written on related topics. Kanda has an MArch from the Harvard Graduate School of Design, a BArch from Case Western Reserve University, and has conducted post-graduate research in housing and urban design while with N. John Habraken at the Stichting Architecten Research in the Netherlands. His recent projects have a master plan for the Boston Higashi School, several housing projects for the Massachusetts Office of Communities and Development, and private residences. In Japan, current projects primarily include community and urban design consulting for the cities of Kanazawa, Osaka, Tokyo and other regional towns throughout Japan.  Anne Nishimura Morse is the William and Helen Pounds Senior Curator of Japanese Art at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. A graduate of Radcliffe College (78), she received her Masters degree from Harvard University (80) in East Asian Regional Studies and Ph.D. (09) in the History of Art and Architecture at Harvard. During her twenty-five year tenure at the Museum, Morse has organized many critically-acclaimed exhibitions including Courtly Splendor: Twelve Centuries of Treasures from Japan (1990), Object as Insight: Japanese Buddhist Art and Ritual Practice (1996), Okakura Tenshin and the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (Nagoya/Boston Museum, 1999), The Dawn of the Floating World 1650-1765: Early Ukiyoe Treasures from the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (Royal Academy of London, 2001) and Drama and Desire: Japanese Paintings from the Floating World 1690 1850 (2006). She was also responsible for The Art of the Japanese Postcard: The Leonard A. Lauder Collection at the MFA (2004) and The Much-Recorded War: The Russo-Japanese War in History and Imagery (2005). The catalogues for both the Dawn of the Floating World and The Art of the Japanese Postcard were cited by the New York Times in its annual list of the best art books of the year. From 1992 through 2006 in collaboration with teams of scholars from Japan, Morse completed a fourteen-year project to recatalogue the Museums renowned collections of Japanese painting and sculpturethe largest of such holdings outside Japan. The surveys have resulted in numerous publications and exhibitions, including one devoted to masterpieces from the MFA s Japanese collections at the Tokyo National Museum in 2012. Morse has been a visiting professor at Amherst College and Mount Holyoke College and lectured for three summers for the Teaching East Asia program at the University of Colorado, Boulder. Megumi Ishimoto is the founder of Womens Eye, a nonprofit that began as an organization supporting women in disaster-stricken areas, especially in evacuation centers and temporary houses. It has grown to connect communities with people who are able to work on rebuilding from the viewpoint of women who are pillars of daily life. Womens Eye held 280 workshops between September 2011 and March 2014, with a total of 2,800 participants, with a number of activities such as knitting, cooking, exercising, gathering people who were separated from their communities, motivating elderly women isolated in evacuation centers and temporary housing, and fostering a community for people with similar issues. Ishimoto is a 2014 fellow of the Japanese Women's Leadership Initiative, a program established by Atsuko Fish and currently operated by the Fish Family Foundation and Simmons College. She has also participated in the TOMODACHI - J.P. Morgan NGO Leadership Program in 2013. Ishimoto has an M.A. in International Contribution from the University of Tokyo with a major in cultural anthropology. Her major thesis was on NGO and Fundraising in Japan. Her background is in NPO management, accounting and executive assistance. BERKLEE STUDENT BIOS: Shun Kumagai started to play music at the age of 10 after his father suddenly bought him a saxophone. He then began to take lessons from Mr. Yuzaburo Ichinohe and Mr. Osamu Sato. When Kumagai was 15, he decided that he wanted to play music professionally. Music has always been a constant in his life and helped get him through stressful and difficult times. He hopes to use him musical skills on the saxophone to encourage people to do the same. When Kumagai was 20 years old he enrolled in Koyo Conservatory and was taught by Mr. Randall Conners and Mitsuhiro Huruya. He was awarded a scholarship and second place in the Nigata Jazz Contest in Japan at age 21. He was also a finalist in the Kobe Next Jazz Competition in Japan. After Kumagai graduated Kyoto Conservatory he auditioned and was accepted to Berklee College of Music. When asked about his desire to go to Berklee, Kumagai replied "Berklee College is one of the largest colleges for contemporary music in the world. It is also one of the worlds most honored institutions for the study of Jazz. I believe that I could acquire a great education, and create great experience and music at Berklee. Takeru Saito has been studying classical piano since he was 5 years old. During his elementary and high school years, he would accompany the school chorus group in concert. It was in high school that Saito was introduced to jazz music and started playing in his high school jazz club. Saito draws his musical inspiration from Bill Evans and Herbie Hancock. He has studied with the great Yuki Arimasa and has performed as a professional piano player around Tokyo and Fukushima for years. Saito has participated and performed in two university held jazz festivals called Jazz Line and Jazz Promenade. He has also performed as a session host band invarious jazz clubs. In addition on performing, Saito also composes jazz tunes.
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Big Apple Circus
City Hall PlazaMarch 31, 2015 11:00 AM
Congress Street and North Street
Boston, MA 02108
The 'Big Apple Circus,' held at the Boston City Hall Plaza, is sure to be loved by all. Come and have a fun filled experience watching trapeze artists, clowns, and the whole circus crew! Check the website for show times, as they vary.
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Now That's What I Call The '00s!
6B LoungeMarch 31, 2015 9:00 PM
6 Beacon Street
Boston, MA 02108
Are you a child of the noughties? Do you vividly remember Channing Tatum's breakout performance in Step Up? Is your Spanish awesome because you grew up shaking it in the age of reggaeton? Did you worship at the altar of the Neptunes and Lil Jon every weekend? Well, then, have we got the party for you! Every third Thursday of the month, Thursday Night Music Club will explore the music of the '00s, featuring Mickey Grouse and J. Boom. Think Britney, J-Kwon, T-Pain, Beyoncé, NSync, and more! Also, if you're interested in a free Uber ride to this event, please sign up using the code Now2000 or this link:  https://get.uber.com/go/Now2000
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Itil Training Program – Are You Looking To Reboot Your Career?
BostonMarch 31, 2015 8:30 AM
Boston
Boston, MA 02108
EZcertifications would like to present to you our upcoming ITIL Certification Prep Training Workshop Location: Boston, MA Date: 30th31st Mar 2015 This is an Instructor-led Classroom Training which will help you to prepare for the ITIL Foundation examination conducted by PMI, USA.  For your convenience, we conduct ITILFoundation Classroom Training every month!  If you cant make it to this one, join us next month! Click here for our calendar of upcoming ITIL Foundation Training Sessions About ITIL Foundation Training: ITIL Foundation is one of the most widely adopted approaches, used globally by IT Service Management. It provides a practical, no-nonsense framework for identifying, planning, delivering and supporting IT services to any business.  Recognition of this credential also increases your professional marketability to employers and higher salary levels. The benefits of having ITIL Certification are: ü  Improves IT Services   ü  Reduces Costs ü  Improves Customer Satisfaction          ü  Improves Productivity. About EZcertifications: EZcertifications is a Global Education Provider in the area of Professional Certification Courses. We provide high quality and cost-effective training solutions to meet individual and organizational training requirements in mission-critical areas of Project Management, IT Service Management, Information Security, Enterprise Architecture, Business Analysis & Agile/Scrum. Enroll Now Take advantage of our Classroom Training and World class e-learning content. Benefits of ITIL Foundation Training through EZCertifications: ü  High pass/success rate with Money-back Guarantee ü  2 days of Instructor-led classroom training ü  Examination on the 2nd day ü  APMG& CSME accredited Training Content ü  3 Months online access to our e-learning content ü  2 full length simulation tests ü  Earn 24 PDUs for PMP CCR Enroll Today!  We Make it EZ for You! Kind Regards, Kris Mohan, Training Manager Contact Us Toll Free:1- 866- 438-0220 Email: kris.mohan@ezcertifications.com Website: www.ezcertifications.com.
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Itil Foundation: The Logical Step To Improving Your Career!
BostonMarch 31, 2015 8:30 AM
Boston
Boston, MA 02108
EZcertifications would like to present to you our upcoming ITIL Certification Prep Training Workshop Location: Boston, MA Date: 30th to 31st Mar'15 This is an Instructor-led Classroom Training which will help you to prepare for the ITIL Foundation examination conducted by PMI, USA.  For your convenience, we conduct ITILFoundation Classroom Training every month!  If you cant make it to this one, join us next month! Click here for our calendar of upcoming ITIL Foundation Training Sessions About ITIL Foundation Training: ITIL Foundation is one of the most widely adopted approaches, used globally by IT Service Management. It provides a practical, no-nonsense framework for identifying, planning, delivering and supporting IT services to any business.  Recognition of this credential also increases your professional marketability to employers and higher salary levels. The benefits of having ITIL Certification are: ü  Improves IT Services   ü  Reduces Costs ü  Improves Customer Satisfaction          ü  Improves Productivity. About EZcertifications: EZcertifications is a Global Education Provider in the area of Professional Certification Courses. We provide high quality and cost-effective training solutions to meet individual and organizational training requirements in mission-critical areas of Project Management, IT Service Management, Information Security, Enterprise Architecture, Business Analysis & Agile/Scrum. Enroll Now Take advantage of our Classroom Training and World class e-learning content. Benefits of ITIL Foundation Training through EZCertifications: ü  High pass/success rate with Money-back Guarantee ü  2 days of Instructor-led classroom training ü  Examination on the 2nd day ü  APMG& CSME accredited Training Content ü  3 Months online access to our e-learning content ü  2 full length simulation tests ü  Earn 24 PDUs for PMP CCR Enroll Today!  We Make it EZ for You! Kind Regards, Kris Mohan, Training Manager Contact Us Toll Free:1- 866- 438-0220 Email: kris.mohan@ezcertifications.com Website: www.ezcertifications.com.
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Sign Up For Pmp Boot Camp Today! Not For The Faint Of Heart!
BostonMarch 31, 2015 8:30 AM
Boston
Boston, MA 02108
EZcertifications would like to present to you our upcoming 4 day PMP Boot Camp in: Location:  Boston, MA Date: 30th Mar to 02sd Apr 2015 This is an Instructor-led Classroom Training which will help you to prepare for the PMP examination conducted by PMI, USA.For your convenience, we conduct PMP Classroom Training every month!  If you cant make this one, join us next month! Click here for our calendar of upcoming PMP Training Sessions About PMP: Project Management Institutes (PMI)Management Professional (PMP) ®credential is one of the most important industry recognized certifications for Project Managers. Globally recognized and greatly in demand, having PMP® Certification demonstrates that you have experience, education and the competency to lead and direct complex projects at any level.This recognition is also seen through increased marketability to employers and higher salary levels. About EZcertifications: EZcertifications is a Global Education Provider in the area of professional certification courses. It provides high quality and cost-effective training solutions to meet individual and organizational training requirements in mission-critical areas of Project Management, IT Service Management, Information Security, Enterprise Architecture, Business Analysis &Agile/Scrum. Enroll Now  Take advantage of our Classroom Training & world class e-learning content. Training Benefits provide by EZcertifications: 4 Days of intense classroom training by an Experienced Certified Faculty Member35 contact hours certificate satisfying a key prerequisite for the PMP® exam Hardcopy of PMP® Handbook Hardcopy of PMBOK 5th Edition An Exam Prep Study Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge, Fifth Edition, Project Management Institute, (2013)Simulation Test (given on the last day)90 days online access to our e-learning content - Approved by PMI, USAFree access to Webinar classes conducted by seasoned Faculty Members3 PMP Simulation Tests (600 PMP Questions)PMP Exam Application Form assistanceGet Vital Support - through e-mail, online chat, telephone and webinars. We are a Global Registered Education Provider (Global REP) of PMI®in the area of professional certification courses.  We provide high quality and cost-effective training solutions to meet individual and organizational training requirements in mission critical areas of Project Management, IT Service Management, Information Security, Enterprise Architecture, Business Analysisand Agile/Scrum. Enroll Today!  We Make It EZ For You! Click Here for more information on our unique training programs. For further queries please contact us Toll Free at 1-866-438-0220 Kind Regards, Kris Mohan, Training Manager, Kris.mohan@ezcertifications.com  www.ezcertifications.com
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