This Sunday, we'll be performing for the Segerstrom Center's Party on the Plaza in Costa Mesa at 2:10 pm. It's free, so if you're in the area, come on out and join us to celebrate the National Day of Philanthropy! Then next Saturday, we'll be performing for a private event in Irvine for Kuraray America. Closing out the year, we'll be performing for a couple of schools and then starting to prepare for 2016! We have a lot of exciting creative projects planned for the next few years, and we're excited to share them with you as they get confirmed!
Thank you to everyone who came out to our concerts with Quetzal at the Japanese American National Museum last month! In other news, we have just started our third season on the ArtsTeach roster and have already had fantastic educational performances at Hawes Elementary School in Huntington Beach and Washington Elementary School in Redondo Beach. This Fall, we'll also be visiting El Marino Language School in Culver City, and Arroyo Vista Elementary School in South Pasadena as part of the ArtsTeach program. Stay tuned for exciting news about some upcoming 2016 projects!
Tonight (and tomorrow), we share the stage at JANM's Democracy Forum in Little Tokyo with Grammy Award-winning Chicano rock band Quetzal! Tickets are still available for both shows, so feel free to walk on up and purchase at the door. For more information, visit our show page here and hope to see you this weekend!
Maz, Bryan, and Courtney are back from two weeks in South America as part of the Japan Foundation's JAILA program. Stay tuned for the full report on our blog! In other news, our collaborative concerts with Chicano rock band Quetzal is coming up on Sept. 18 & 19 at the Japanese American National Museum, supported by the Ford on the Road program, and registration for new introductory class for adults and youth is now open! For registration and class information, click here!
Today, Maz, Bryan, and Courtney head out to South America for a two-week performance and workshop tour coordinated by the Japan Foundation! If you're in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Asuncion/Encarnacion, Paraguay, or Salvador, Brazil, come on out and see us!
Today we're heading up to Mt. Shasta for the ShastaYama Taiko Festival! If you're in the area, come on out and join us for a fantastic evening of taiko up in beautiful Mt. Shasta!
Thank you to everyone who came out to Rhythmic Relations 2015, good job to all the performers for putting on a fantastic show, and a big thank you to all our behind-the-scenes volunteers--our Kitsune parents, videographers Jenny and Mike, photographer extraordinaire Kim, our sound designer Glenn, and lighting designer Scott! Thank you to all of you for all supporting our work and our groups. Up next, this Saturday, we'll be heading up to Sacramento for a special concert at the Sacramento Asian Sports Foundation, and doing daily performances at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park!
Rhythmic Relations 2015 is today! There are still good seats available to purchase at the door, so come on out to UCLA's Freud Playhouse and join us for two fantastic concerts at 3 pm and 8 pm! We are proud of all the new work that has been created for our new Our Many Sides CD and all the time put in by our students in Bombu Taiko and Kitsune Taiko. See you there!
Tomorrow we're heading out to the Anaheim Marriott Hotel to perform for the Enagic Global Convention, so if you're attending the event, see you soon! If you missed our in-studio interview/performance on KCAL9, you can watch it online here!
And tickets are still available for Rhythmic Relations 2015, which is in just two weeks!!
Congratulations to UCI Jodaiko for hosting a fantastic Intercollegiate Taiko Invitational! This week, we'll be heading t