The Beat must go on…

While TCP took a break from teaching classes, many of us were busy repairing the drums for the use by our students. Ronen Zilberman came down to help capture some of the TCP Ohana hard at work! Thank you Ronen (and Erica!)!!!

https://www.civilbeat.org/2020/02/slideshow-the-beat-must-go-on/

While you are at it….check out some photos taken at Bonenkai 2019

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HERbeat

OUR Chizuko Endo will soon depart to join many other female taiko drummers from around the country, JAPAN, and CANADA for a 2 week residency of international cultural exchange and collaboration in creating a one-of-a-kind performance, HERbeat at the Ordway Center for the Performing Arts in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The concert will take place on LEAP DAY. February 29th, 2020. Sponsored by TaikoArts Midwest. Be There!

https://www.taikoartsmidwest.org/herbeat

https://bringmethenews.com/minnesota-lifestyle/at-the-ordway-the-women-of-herbeat-take-taiko-by-storm

http://mspmag.com/arts-and-culture/herbeat-taiko-women-all-stars/?fbclid=IwAR0FkPotMRcu-O_VykBTOQm2kLMzSHEFUON7soBNJUef72HlXwaQTx_n1oY#.XkQN7ZqQajM.facebook

Yamamba Crew! Taiko Luminaries Chieko Kojima and Kaoly Asano will perform Yamamba at the HERbeat concert. February 29th at the Ordway Theatre in Minneapolis!
HERbeat begins…..
Thank you to Taiko Arts Midwest for bringing us all together!
Brrrr…..I arrived at 5:30 am on 2.14.2020 to -16 degree weather!
Excited and Appreciative!

Ohana Festival Moiliili Field events cancelled

Due to recent weather conditions, the City and County of Honolulu and the Japanese Cultural Center of Hawaii determined that Moiliili Field is NOT suited for the Ohana Festival on Sunday, January 12th. Therefore, Taiko Center of the Pacific’s performance at the Ohana Festival has been cancelled.

SUNDAY, January 12th is the FIRST DAY OF SUNDAY CLASSES for TCP’s Spring I 2020 session. Register by clicking on the “store” above OR just come to class and register on site (Washington Middle School).

NEXT UP for public performances is Market City’s Lunar New Year Celebration on Saturday, January 18 at 10 am. Taiko Center of the Pacific, Chinese Lion Dance, and THOUSANDS of FIRECRACKERS. COME, CELEBRATE with us!!! Happy New Year!

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