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2014 Rhythms of Cuba – Day 3

< previous I go out again in the morning, the other way on the Malecón today. There are fishermen again, and some out in boats on the water too. The waves occasionally send some spray over the wall, and there … Continue reading

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2014 Rhythms of Cuba – Day 2

< previous First glow of color on the horizon, get up, slip on some clothes and out the door. I take the stairs down, there’s a book shelf on floor 6. Out on Avenida de los Presidentes and right toward … Continue reading

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this weekend needs a weekend!

More time! Or I need to figure out how to be in more than one place at once. So many awesome events. In the Bay Area: Saturday 10/4/2014: Nikkei Angel Island Pilgrimage – program exploring the history of the 85,000 Japanese … Continue reading

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festive attire and etc.

I was going to say fashion, then thought that might be a stretch. But you can wear things at the Accordion Festival that will get a level of appreciation they might not anywhere else. Seen on other t-shirts: To dance is human. To polka … Continue reading

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Cotati Accordion Festival

USE AN ACCORDION, GO TO COTATI For the 23rd year running, people did, filling La Plaza Park to enjoy a plethora of accordion entertainment. If you’ve never been, you’re missing out. Although I must admit that one day of the … Continue reading

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Taiko and Japanese Culture Camp

This year was the 10th anniversary of Taiko and Japanese Culture Camp, held at the Enmanji Temple in Sebastopol. The camp started with just taiko, then expanded to include other aspects of Japanese culture. World’s Cutest Nephew participated as a … Continue reading

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Obon Odori

Obon is a remembrance and celebration of your ancestors. In Japan people will travel to their hometowns and visit family gravesites. They clean up the sites and make offerings. There is also the associated festival and dancing. The Enmanji Temple … Continue reading

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