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Do you know of a source for taiko drum instruction, shoji screen preparation, an on-site traveling sushi maker?

The JASP often receives requests like these and we would be happy to add your business or skill to our list.

Please email your valuable information to the JASP Operations Manager, Setsuko Hayes.


Bonsai Society
Founded in 1967, the American Bonsai Society, Inc. is the pioneering national bonsai organization for North America, including Mexico, the United States, and Canada.

Echo International
Consultants for International Understanding
3 Gateway Center
Pittsburgh, PA 15222

Japanese Language Classes
Free every other week at the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh Main and East Liberty Branch.
See the Carnegie Library Events page for details.

Japanese Speaking Physician
Teiichi Takeda, MD.
UPMC Shadyside Family Health Center
5215 Centre Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15232

Kawaii Gifts
Cute and interesting Japanese gifts
5413 Walnut St
Pittsburgh, PA 15232

Origami Club of Pittsburgh
Free meetings held the 3rd Saturday of each month at the Squirrel Hill Branch, Carnegie Library.
12 noon – Beginner Folders
1:15 pm – Advanced Folders
An affiliate of  www.origami-usa.org

Sogetsu Pittsburgh Study Group
There are many different schools of ikebana, but SPSG studies Sogetsu ikebana, the most contemporary school and one that believes that ikebana can be arranged any time, anywhere with any materials by anyone.
Email Contacts:
Reiko Nakajima
Vanda Wall

Tea Ceremony Demonstrations
Yoko Motoyama
Charge for demonstration only: Thin Tea: $150
Charge for demonstration only: Special Temae: $200(1)
Charge for demonstration only: Thick Tea: $250
Email: yokohm@comcast.net

Tokyo Japanese Food Store
Specialty Japanese food store
5853 Ellsworth Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15232