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I thought it would never come, but spring is finally here! It started with the graduation of my ninth graders in March, along with the announcement of which teachers were moving to new schools for the next school year, as well as the realization that my favorite color might no longer be blue. 483 more words


Matsuri! Japanese Arts Festival

Last Sunday Bettina and I met at the Japanese Arts Festival in Julliard Park, Santa Rosa. Matsuri is the yearly festival to share and promote Japanese Arts & Culture. 194 more words

IONTW – May 6, 2018

My homie Luther Burbank made it into the Atlas Obscura!

Typesetting as sport! (h/t Frankie)

And all you two-spacers rejoice!

Next Saturday, May 12 in San Jose – … 14 more words



The first time I ever heard a performance by Kodo was in February 2012, in Vienna. I hesitated at first because the ticket was very expensive, but the whole group came all the way to Vienna already — how could I miss this unique chance? 500 more words


Drum Tao 2018: World-renowned Japanese Taiko drummers are back in Manila!

Catch Drum Tao – Samurai Drum Rock!‬
‪The return of the world-renowned Japanese eclectic martial arts, dance and Wadaiko drum-playing extraordinaires with costumes created by fashion designer Junko Koshino. 31 more words

Haiku to Japadog

16 April 2018 – Sunshine & relative warmth in a soggy week, perfect for our visit to Sakura (“flowering cherry tree”) Days at the VanDusen Botanical Garden. 425 more words