Tokyo Events This Week: Roast Battles and Pub Quizzes

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Tokyo events for Monday, February 18 to Sunday, February 24, 2019

This week brings a mix of events to satisfy an array of interests—art, music, trivia, comedy and traditional festivals.

Lantern Festival

Lunar New Year wraps up with a lantern festival held on the 15th and final day of celebrations. Set your eyes on a display of paper lanterns on which people’s hopes and dreams for the year ahead will be written. Plus lion dances.

 Lantern Festival

Dates:Mid Feb, 2020
Entry:Free

Amnesty International Pub Quiz

A night of pub trivia and prizes all while helping out a good cause.



 Amnesty International Pub Quiz

AITEN Pub Quiz
Dates:20th Feb, 2019
Entry:
Adults:
On the door: ¥1,000

Hope Quiz Night at Hobgoblin

Another pub trivia night, this one with a special (and belated) Valentine’s Day round. The night’s proceeds go towards helping the neglected poor become self-reliant.

 Hope Quiz Night at Hobgoblin

Hobgoblin Hope Quiz
Dates:15th May, 2019
Entry:
Adults:
On the door: ¥1,000

Berlin Party: 6th Anniversary!

Berlin Party is celebrating its 6th anniversary at Shibuya’a Ruby Room. The get down will feature a slew of DJs, free vegan burritos and happy-hour specials.

 Berlin Party: 6th Anniversary!

Belin Party 6th Anniversary
Dates:21st Feb, 2019
Entry:Free

Downtown Drinks #35

Join the TC gang and fellow cheapos for a drink (or few) and casual mingling at Commune 2nd. This is our 35th casual meet-up and all are welcome—from readers to travelers to mysterious strangers.

 Downtown Drinks #35

Commune Downtown Drinks Background
Dates:22nd Feb, 2019
Entry:Free

Some no Komichi – Fabric Dyeing Festival

If you’re of the opinion that indoor art galleries are a little overdone, then we suggest checking out the Some no Komichi festival. In tribute to the dye producers that were common in the area until the 1950s, long brilliantly colored kimono fabrics will be hung by wires above Myoshoji River. It’s a great way to appreciate art, tradition and city all at once.

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 Some no Komichi - Fabric Dyeing Festival

Dates:Late Feb, 2020
Entry:Free

National Museum of Western Art – Free Admission Day

Check out the extensive permanent collection at the Museum of Western Art in Ueno Park for free. Works include paintings from the late Medieval period through to the 20th century and modern French sculpture.

 National Museum of Western Art - Free Admission Day

Dates:25th May, 2019
Entry:Free

Tokyo LoveHotels Vol.5 #CRUSHONYOU

Tokyo LoveHotels is an art event organization based in Tokyo, gathering local and international talents to share a night of art, music, experiences and love.


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Love Hotels Event
Dates:23rd Feb, 2019
Entry:
Adults:
On the door: ¥1,000

Your Hood’s a Joke: Asia Debut

An international roast battle where rounds consist of two comedians squaring off to rep thier country, town or neighborhood.

 Your Hood's a Joke: Asia Debut

Your hood's a joke comedy roast
Dates:23rd Feb, 2019
Entry:
Adults:
Advance sales: ¥1,500
On the door: ¥2,500
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Tags: Art Events, Downtown Drinks, Fun, Lantern, Museums, Nightlife, Pub, Social
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