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  • Punkspring 2015

    Sun Mar 29, 2015
    This annual punk rock moshfest always attracts a great line-up, and for 2015 you can look forward to Fall Out Boy, Rancid, ... More details
  • Sakura Sa*Kaso Matsuri

    Sat Mar 28 - Sun Mar 29, 2015
    Along with Ueno Park, Asukayama Park is one of the oldest in Tokyo, and people from all over the city have been coming here to ... More details
  • Harukaze 2015

    Sat Mar 28 - Sun Mar 29, 2015
    Nothing like a bit of cherry blossom to make you want to dance all afternoon, eh? The annual Harukaze party again welcomes the ... More details
  • Rhye

    Mon Mar 30, 2015
    Mysterious LA-based electronic duo of Danish instrumentalist Robin Braun and Canadian singer Mike Milosh fooled a lot of ears ... More details
  • Ne-Yo

    Mon Mar 30, 2015
    He's the gentleman of R&B, songwriter to the stars, and the heir apparent to Jacko's mantle as the best dancer in pop – ... More details
  • Sakura Cream Roll

    Until Tue Mar 31, 2015
    Always one to count on when it comes to seasonal sweets, Patisserie Kihachi's sakura dessert contribution is a decadent cake ... More details
  • The Choice Classics: Kenny Carpenter

    Tue Mar 31, 2015
    What's better than an underground party on a weekday? Air's The Choice Classics is bringing house master Kenny Carpenter to ... More details
  • Sakura Cream Roll

    Until Tue Mar 31, 2015
    Always one to count on when it comes to seasonal sweets, Patisserie Kihachi's sakura dessert contribution is a decadent cake ... More details
  • The Japan Cupcake

    Until Tue Mar 31, 2015
    Reconstruction and recovery efforts are still nowhere near over in Tohoku, four years after the triple disaster of 3.11. If ... More details
  • Mastodon

    Wed Apr 1, 2015
    One of the biggest names in American metal, Atlanta's hardcore quartet grind out impressively convoluted, amped-up prog/metal ... More details
  • Sannah Kvist: I Will Forget This Too

    Until Wed Apr 1, 2015
    Exhibiting at Daita's café and gallery Commune for the second year in a row, Swedish photographer Sannah Kvist focuses on ... More details
  • Garden Cinema Favourites

    Until Fri Apr 3, 2015
    Opening in March in the space occupied by art house theatre Garden Cinema until 2011, the new and fancy Yebisu Garden Cinema ... More details
  • Tokyo Kakigori Collection 2015

    Sat Apr 4, 2015
    Kakigori (shaved ice) made a roaring comeback to the spotlight last summer, with the traditional dessert grabbing the attention ... More details
  • RPR Soundsystem

    Sat Apr 4, 2015
    Praised by minimal techno don Ricardo Villalobos, this three-man Romanian unit rarely play together, reserving their ... More details
  • Techno Udon

    Sat Apr 4, 2015
    If noodle making was always this much fun, we might do it more often. Asakusabashi's Tensai Sansujuku is again dragging the ... More details

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