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2017 / Honolulu: Shrine music and dance of old Tokyo performance at Izumo Taishakyo Mission, Sept. 2

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An Evening of “Edo Sato Kagura” – Shrine Music & Dance of Old Tokyo a performance/demonstration featuring: Kyosuke Suzuki (Edo Sato Kagura musician and dancer) Kenny Endo Taiko Ensemble (musical accompanists) Saturday, September 2, 2017, 6:00 pm Izumo Taishakyo Mission, 215 N. Kukui Street, Honolulu, HI 96817 This event is free. Reservations required at...
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2017 / Honolulu: Summer Taiko Intensives to offer shrine music and dance classes, Aug. 28 – Sept. 1

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Taiko Center of the Pacific presents 16th annual Summer Taiko Intensives from Aug. 28 –  Sept. 1 in Honolulu, Hawaii. A variety of classes will be offered including: shrine dance movement, small rope-lashed taiko, transverse bamboo flute, upright taiko, Japanese Festival taiko ensemble music, and the Korean Changgo (hour-glass shaped drum). This year, special...
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2017/Makoto Taiko with Grammy winner Koji Nakamura to present “RISE!” concert at Arcadia Performing Arts, May 6

Makoto Taiko in Pasadena presents “RISE!” – its 11th Annual Concert on Saturday, May 6 at 7:00 pm at Arcadia Performing Arts Center, 188 Campus Drive, Arcadia, CA 91007. Tickets are $9.99 – $29.99. 20% discount all tickets until April 1. To buy tickets, visit www.makototaiko.org Makoto Taiko’s RISE! is a powerful concert of...
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2017 / Sedona Taiko workshop and concert, Jan. 28

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Rhythm of the Earth – Workshop/Concert Series Saturday, January 28 1-3 p.m. Workshop 7-9 p.m.  Concert Sedona Posse Grounds Hub 525 B Posse Ground Road, Sedona, AZ 86336 Pone: 928-282-1660 “Rhythm of the Earth” concert- produced and performed by Ken Koshio and Hiro Hayashida – echoes with a sound that could only come from soulful...
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2016 / L.A. Downtown’s public art exhibition kick-off event to feature taiko performance, Nov. 12

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We Are Los Angeles public art exhibition Nov. 12 through Nov. 17 Grand Park, 200 North Grand Park Los Angeles, CA 90012 We Are Los Angeles kick-off event Saturday, Nov.12, 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. We Are Los Angeles is a public art exhibit and celebration of California Community Foundation’s 100 years of service...
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2016 / Taiko: Kenny Endo conret at Orange County Buddhist Church, Oct. 30

Orange County Buddhist Church Presents| ENNY ENDO & Friends in Concert Sunday October 30, 2016 at 2:00 pm Orange County Buddhist Church 909 S. Dale Avenue Anaheim, CA 92804 One of the leading personas in contemporary percussion and rhythm, KENNY ENDO is at the vanguard of the taiko genre, continuing to carve new territory Japanese...
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2016 / Japan’s famous taiko artist and dancer to provide workshops in Arizona, Sept. 28, Oct. 3, 4

Sedona Chieko Kojima Taiko

  Email from Ken Koshio of Wakonkan Dojo, Phoenix, Arizona, on September 21, 2016 Dear my people, I am so excited to invite you to participate and learn from the amazing Chieko Kojima, marvelous dancer and Taikoist from Kodo. She will be in Phoenix the week of Sept 27- October 5 and will be...
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2016 / Japan’s famous taiko artist to perform at Japanese garden in Phoenix, Oct. 1

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Email from Ken Koshio of Wakonkan Dojo, Phoenix, Arizona on Sept. 21, 2016 Performances by Chieko Kojima of KODO from Japan: Saturday, October 1, at 10:00 am Japanese Friendship Garden, 1125 N. 3rd Avenue, Phoenxi, AZ https://www.phoenix.gov/parks/arts-culture-history/japanese-friendship-garden Saturday, October 1, Sedona Posse Grounds Hub, 7 pm, Sunday, October 2, El Puente, Theater Festival and...
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2016 / Classic Buddhist tale to be performed by KODO’s Chieko Kojima with TAIKOPROJECT at East West Players’ theater, Sept. 15 – 25

Chieko Kijoma Road to Kumano 2016

Road to Kumano Choreographed by Chieko Kojima Music performed by TAIKOPROJECT Sept. 15 thru Sept. 25, 2016 Thursday, Friday, Saturday at 8PM Saturday and Sunday matinee at 2PM Ten performances only David Henry Hwang Theater at the Union Center of the Arts 120 Judge John Aiso Street, Los Angeles, CA 90012 + East West...
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