June JETAADC News

June JETAADC News

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June JETAADC EventsIn this edition of JETAADC ニュース:

  • Message from the Board
  • June JETAADC Events
  • JETAADC in the Community
  • JET Talks
  • Other Events You May Be Interested In…
  • JETAA Member Announcements
  • Best of JET Around the Web

Message from the Board:

Technology Updates – One Hot Website!

The JETAADC board has been working hard to tame and channel the magical power of IT and help keep you in the loop! Our website is now fully functional and chalk-full of information on the latest events and happenings in our community. The site looks better than ever and is updated regularly. Visit it now, and come back often: check out the Blog, JET Talks, Volunteers pages and our Events calendar.

If you have any suggestions or features you’d like to see added to the website, feel free to send an e-mail to technology@jetaadc.org

Cheers,

Brandon
JETAADC Technology Chair

June JETAADC Events

Iron Man Open-Air Screening

Thursday, June 13, 8:00 pm – 10:30 pm
Canal Park
250 M Street Southeast
Washington,DC 20003

June Happy Hour in Virginia

Thursday, June 27, 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
La Tasca (Clarendon)
2900 Wilson Boulevard
Arlington,VA 22201

JETAADC in the Community

Safeway BBQ Battle

Sunday, June 23, 3:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Pennsylvania Avenue, between 9th and 14th Streets NW
Washington DC

Register to volunteer by Thursday, June 6 to Paul at volunteer@jetaadc.org

JET Talks

Thanks to everyone who made our first event such a success! There will be no JET Talks event this month, but stay tuned for our next event!

other events you may be interested in…

Japanese Kumihimo and Traditional Colors: Lecture and Demonstration

Friday, June 14, 2–4 PM

Join master-artist Hoko Tokoro for a lecture and demonstration (translated from Japanese) on the traditional art of Japanese braiding, kumhimo, and fabric dyeing, kusakizome. Kumihimo is a Japanese technique for making a complex multi-strand braid, used to tie together a samurai warrior’s traditional armor. Kusakizome are fabrics dyed with plant juices extracted from flowers, leaves, stems, and roots, resulting in a soft, subtle color contrast. Free; no reservations required; space is limited. This program is presented in partnership with the Japan-America Society of Washington, DC.

Smithsonian Folklife Festival: One World, Many Voices

June 26 – 30, July 3 – 7

The One World, Many Voices: Endangered Languages and Cultural Heritage program at the 2013 Smithsonian Folklife Festival will highlight language diversity as a vital part of our human heritage. Cultural experts from communities around the world will demonstrate how their ancestral tongues embody cultural knowledge, identity, values, technologies, and arts.

JETAADC Member News

Big promotion? New baby? Appearing on Jeopardy? Brag about Share your latest accomplishment with the JET community. Email newsletter@jetaadc.org with your news in 100 words or less to appear in the next installment of JETAADC ニュース.

The Best of JET Around the Web

See what the JETAA USA Disaster Relief Fund has done recently on jetwit.com.

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