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First-ever electronic taiko developed with help from world-famous Japanese drum troupe

Kodo drummers help modern technology blend with one of Japan’s most traditional instruments. 332 more words


Seven Sundays of Music

You can be taken by surprise when you walk through the doors of the Old Dutch Church during our unique program “Seven Sundays: A Celebration of Music in Worship”. 564 more words

Sleepy Hollow

Danger - Percussion (太鼓)

Recommend if you like: Justice, dramatic film scores, Porter Robinson

Expectation: Danger, aka Franck Rivoire, is a French producer known for his dramatic, cinematic approach to electronic music.  387 more words

Quick Review


Two weekends ago was the Sawtelle/West LA Obon Festival, hosted by the West Los Angeles Buddhist Temple. I went last year for the first time and returned this year because I’d liked it so much. 443 more words


Si Monyet

Salah satu novel favorit saya adalah “Taiko” yang ditulis oleh Eiji Yoshikawa, penulis yang sama novel legendaris “Musashi”. Tidak sedikit orang penggemar Musashi yang belum pernah mendengar novel Taiko ini, padahal menurut saya, isinya jauh lebih menarik ketimbang Musashi. 247 more words


WaterFire Full Lighting—August 5th

Join us at WaterFire this Saturday, August 5th, and support the fight against Hepatitis C! You won’t want to miss our riveting basin AND boat performances, including an original piece written this year by our former director!

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Remembering Firsts

As my time here comes to an end, I have been doing a lot of reflecting, typically in the form of taking pictures and writing.  I still have a bunch of farewell parties I need to write posts about, but in the meantime, I thought it might be nice to share one of the pieces I’ve written: 687 more words