Outside the Gate

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Outside the Gate

by: Hisano Yamazaki | .
AFN | .
published: November 22, 2012
(This was updated on Nov. 22)

I’m Hisano Yamazaki with what’s happening outside the gate.

Take in the stars and planets from the walk-through planetarium! Tokyo’s Roppongi Hills Mori Arts Center Gallery takes you through the universe of 13 billion light years at “The Star Cruise Planetarium” Nov. 23 through Feb. 11. Journey through a threedimensional outer space and feel the infinite expanse and beauty of our universe.
Put the pedal to the metal and visit Fuji Speedway Nov. 25 for the Toyota Gazoo Racing Festival. Professional drivers will demonstrate Lexus racing cars, Formula One, Super GT, historic cars and more.
Or, witness radical driving skills at the exciting drifting competition “D1 Grand Prix: Tokyo Drift” in Odaiba, Dec. 1 and 2.
Going on Now!
Until Dec. 3: Piece of Peace—World Heritage Exhibit Built with Lego Brick at PARCO Art, Tokyo. www.tokyoweekender.com/2012/11/piece-of-peace
Until Dec. 25: WHISKY HILLS 2012 at Roppongi Hills, Tokyo. www.tokyoweekender.com/2012/11/whisky-hills-2012/
Nov. 17-Dec. 9: Jingu Gaien Ginkgo Festival at Jingu Gaien area, Tokyo
Tokyo. In Yokosuka, at Ootori Jinja Shrine (Suwa Jinja Shrine), Yokosuka; Hashimoto Shin.mei Dai Jinja Shrine, Sagamihara City
Nov. 21-23: Organic Trade Fair BioFach 2012 at Tokyo Big Sight www.biofachjapan.com/en/default.ashx
Nov. 23-25: Good Design Exhibition 2012 at Tokyo Big Sight www.g-mark.org/gde/2012/index.html
Until Nov. 25: Performing Arts Festival “FESTIVAL/TOKYO” www.festival-tokyo.jp/en
Until Dec 9: The Japan Fine Arts Exhibition “NITTEN” at The National Art Center, Tokyo www.nitten.or.jp/english/index.html
Until Dec. 23: Masterworks from the Collections of the Prince of Liechtenstein at The National Art Center, Tokyo
Until Jan. 20 (extended): Tutankhanmun and the Golden Age of the Pharaohs at The Ueno Royal Museum, Tokyo
Until Feb. 24: Special Exhibition: The Chocolate at National Museum of Nature and Science, Tokyo
Coming Soon!
Nov. 30-Dec. 1: World’s TV Commercial Festival at Shinjuku Milano Movie Theater 1, Tokyo
Nov. 30-Dec. 2: Super October Fest in Tokyo Dome
Nov. 23-Feb. 11: Star Cruise Planetarium at Roppongi Hills Mori Arts Center Gallery, Tokyo
Dec. 1, 8, 15, 22: Odaiba Rainbow Fireworks Display at Odaiba Kaihin Park area, Tokyo (7 p.m.-7:10 p.m.)
Autumn Foliage Lit Up
Until Dec. 2 at Keio Mogusa-en, Hino City, Tokyo (Foliage lit up & bamboo lanterns)
Until Dec. 25 at Hotel Chinzanso, Tokyo
Nov. 22-Dec. 9 at Rikugien Garden, Tokyo
Nov. 23-25 at Edo-Tokyo Open Air Architectural Museum, Tokyo
Nov. 23-Dec. 9 at Hasedera Temple, Kamakura
Nov. 26-Dec. 9 at Yasukuni Jinja Shrine, Tokyo, Nov 26-Dec 9
Nov. 23-Dec. 2 at Oyama Afuri Jinja Shrine, Isehara City, Kanagawa
Nov. 28-Dec. 2 at Oiso Joyama Park, Oiso Town, Kanagawa
Concerts
Nov. 22-23: Lost Prophets @ Akasaka Blitz, Tokyo (Nov. 22); Yokohama Bay Hall (Nov. 23)
Dec 3: Nickleback @ Nippon Budokan, Tokyo
Dec. 6-7: The Jacksons @ Tokyo International Forum
Dec. 12: Daniel Powter @ Akasaka Blitz (tickets on sale now)
Dec. 22-23: Boys II Men @ Pacifico Yokohama
Musicals, Performing Arts
Now-Dec 9: Tribute to Michael Jackson “THRILLER LIVE” @ Roppongi Blue Theater, Tokyo
Dec. 15-16: Disney on Classic ~ a Magical Night 2012 @ Tokyo International Forum; Nov. 22 @ Kanagawa Kenmin Hall, Yokohama; Dec. 6 (Special
Concert) @ Suntory Hall, Tokyo; Dec 7 (Special Concert) @ Yokohama Minato Mirai Hall; Dec 15-16 (Final Concert) @ Tokyo International Forum
Nov 23-28: RAIN—A Tribute to The Beatles @ Tokyu Theater Orb, Tokyo,
Dec. 5-9: Broadway Musical “Burn the Floor” @ Tokyu Theater Orb, Tokyo
Dec 8-9: Japanese Taiko Drum Performance Group “TAO” @ Bunkamura Orchard Hall, Tokyo, http://www.drum-tao.com/en/index.html
(Events are subject to change. Please contact your base tour office for more information.)
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