World Taiko Conference Nov 20-22, 2020 TOKYO (HI time)

https://en.wtctokyo.com

See Ivan Munoz’ highly acclaimed film “Taiko Film: Healing Beats” on line for free until November 22 (Sun, Japan standard time)

https://en.wtctokyo.com/films

TAIKO FILM

Free to view online :  Nov.  7th (Sat) ー Nov. 22  (Sun) (Japan Standard Time)

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Taiko Film is a documentary that introduces us to the enthralling world of Taiko. We will learn about its origins, history and evolution throughout centuries, its many applications and styles, its expansion to the world and its influence in modern culture, both Eastern and Western.

The documentary includes interviews with relevant taiko figures, as well as other personalities related to this artistic discipline, and performances of several groups and styles.

The project is an ode to Music in general, and to taiko in particular. A praise for music’s best qualities through an instrument with a sound capable of transmitting/ sharing emotions, bringing people together and promoting dialogue.

GENDER: Documentary

FORMAT: HD- 16:9- Color.

SHOOTING LOCATIONS: Japan – United States – Spain- Argentina

RUNNING TIME: 74 minutes

LANGUAGE: Original version with subtitles in English/ Spanish/ Japanese

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https://en.wtctokyo.com/films

Password: WTCTFE

NEW CLASSES – YOGA and TAIKO TAILORED WORKOUTS

Need some destressing during these difficult times? or some physical exercise to help stay in shape for in-person taiko (or for the holidays)? JOIN US!

Two awesome instructors. Two awesome classes.

HATHA FLOW YOGA with Riki Aihara 5:30 pm on Tues Nov 10 and 17

TAIKO TAILORED WORKOUTS with Emily Harada 2 pm on Sun Nov 15, 22, 29, Dec 6.

https://taiko-center-of-the-pacific-387153.square.site

FALL Session II continues online Oct 25 – Dec 10

JOIN US as we continue to move and learn new things with taiko on ZOOM. This fall, we also offer three NEW classes: private shinobue (bamboo flute) lessons for beginners, Hatha Yoga Flow (2 days only, Tuesdays November 10, 17 at 5:30 pm), and Taiko Tailored Workshop (4 classes only, Sundays November 15, 22, 29, December 6 at 2 pm). PLUS Taiko Tots (ages 2+), Family Taiko, Youth Beginning-Advanced; Adult Beginning-Advanced; Edo Bayashi, and Drills for Skills. To Register:

https://taiko-center-of-the-pacific-387153.square.site

Adult Beginning Taiko – “Nice & Easy!”
Taiko Tots (ages 2+ w/ parent/guardian)

Youth Intermediate – Teens Taiko
Family Taiko (Parent & Child Together)
Youth Performing Ensemble
Taiko for the Deaf Community

Friday, October 23 Concert

Kenny Endo and Taiko Center of the Pacific Concert with special guests:
Jeff Peterson (guitar), Todd Yukumoto (sax), and SheenRu Yong (dance)

Friday, October 23, 2020 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM (Hawaii time)

Kenny Endo on odaiko. Photo by Marcia Campbell

An evening of traditional & contemporary music for taiko
SCEP Live Online Fall LIVE STREAM Concert Series
FREE (registration required)
To Register, click here:
https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSe1leNsXdeZd6ob_5WQrUpgQ1T60LAzvzoqESxZhn28okFZRg/viewform?gxids=7628

Special Guests Todd Yukumoto (sax) and Jeff Peterson (guitar) join Endo in the concert.
Photo by Marcia Campbell
Guest, Contemporary dancer SheenRu Yong

The concert honors two of Kenny’s mentors: Barbara B Smith, esteemed ethnomusicologist who just celebrated her 100th birthday, and William P Malm, foremost academic expert of Japanese music who recently donated a set of Edo Bayashi instruments which will be showcased.

The concert also celebrates Kenny’s 45th anniversary of playing taiko.

SCEP Live Online concert series is a joint effort between the UH Mānoa Outreach College, UH Mānoa Music Department, the East-West Center Arts Program, and Friends of Manoa Library.

For those interested in supporting Endo and Taiko Center of the Pacific activities, please visit: https://www.paypal.com/donate/?cmd=_s-xclick&hosted_button_id=XDA2S274ZS9TS

Donations to Taiko Arts Center, a federally approved 501c3 non-profit organization, are tax-deductible to the full extent of the law. Mahalo in advance for your consideration and support.


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Mahalo for your “Give Aloha” support!

Give Aloha

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“Give Aloha” is Foodland’s Annual Community Matching Gifts Program.  It was created in 1999 to honor Foodland’s founder, Maurice J. “Sully” Sullivan to continue his legacy of giving back to the community. Normally donations are accepted ONLY during the month of September but the donation period has been extended to 9 pm, Friday, October 2.
Customers can donate up to $249 to their favorite non-profit organization and Foodland will match a portion of your donation.  This is a great way to increase the value of your donation.  Taiko Arts Center, a 501c3 non-profit organization, participates in the “Give Aloha” program.  Please consider making a donation to TAC this September.  TAC’s “Give Aloha” code is 78462.
You must have a Ma’ika’i card in order for Foodland to make the matching gift.  If you do not have a Ma’ika’i card, you can simply apply for one at the cash register.  The Ma’ika’i card also gives you great discounts at Foodland supermarkets.  Just tell the cashier that you want to make a “Give Aloha” donation to Taiko Arts Center.  

Supporters can also make donations ONLINE!!!!

Please visit:
https://shop.foodland.com/shop/give_aloha/d/21920225

As Taiko Arts Center is a 501c3 non-profit organization, your donation is tax-deductible to the full extent of the law!

Please consider making a donation to Taiko Arts Center today! Mahalo for your support!