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Well, it has officially been way too futzin’ long (technical term) since I’ve last updated this. It’s something I’ve thought about occasionally, especially in the past couple of months, but I am only getting around to it now. 694 more words

Matsuri: The Arizona Festival of Japan

So, once again, I am going against my last entry’s claim about what I would be writing about next. I did want to write about my time in Washington DC, but the past couple weeks have been a little crazy between some health issues and trying to plan for my potential field season this summer. 590 more words

U.S. Travel

1960 - DoJones

On a Sunday School outing to the Welsh seaside town of Porthcawl, RJ is ‘roughed up’ by a couple of older boys.

Determined that he will never be physically threatened ever again, … 125 more words


Taiko - What is it?

Contrary to popular belief Taiko doesn’t specifically refer to drums, but rather a broad range of Japanese percussion instruments. These large drums can take up to a massive seven years to prepare! 250 more words


San Jose Taiko Contest


1. NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. San Jose Taiko Live At Rose Lehrman Contest (the “Promotion”) is sponsored by Harrisburg Television, Inc. 3,526 more words


Uzume Taiko Comes to Quest

Quest has no shortage of eclectic shows and events and Uzume Taiko’s appearance at Quest was certainly a re-enforcement of that fact. Performing to a packed house in the Multi Purpose Room, Uzume Taiko’s blend of traditional Japanese culture with Canadian and other worldly influences was an awesome display of talent, overstated expression, enthusiasm, and a true enjoyment for what they were doing. 204 more words

Student Life

Taiko Drumming and other things Japanese at Royal Armouries

Royal Armouries 20th February 2015

I remembered to book the day off but forgot to book the event so I missed out on the first part of what I had hoped to experience… 608 more words