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IONTW – May 7, 2017

Matsuri Japanese Arts Festival in Santa Rosa TODAY 11 am – 5 pm. The film of George Takei’s Allegiance will be showing in Sebastopol May 9. All I needed to know:  or at least 7 Things I Learned When I … Continue reading

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IONTW – April 2, 2017

Amazing fun with cut paper! Here’s a local one. And a couple for the plate o’ shrimp file – pencils and death. The pencils are at CW Pencil Enterprise, which Helen Hiebert mentioned in her blog/newsletter and Alisa Golden had … Continue reading

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IONTW – October 23, 2016

TODAY, October 23! Book talk at North Bay Letterpress Arts. Alastair Johnston will discuss his book Dreaming on the Edge: Poets and Book Artists in California, which documents 150 years of the book arts in California. Next Saturday, October 29, … Continue reading

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IONTW – August 28, 2016

SHOWERTHOUGHTS! No, not that… what do you think I am? (Wait, don’t answer that!) It’s a subreddit for you to share all those thoughts, ideas, or philosophical questions that race through your head when in the shower. Showerthought is a loose term … Continue reading

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TAIKOZ!

Awesome concert! The program was a wonderful mix of traditional Japanese pieces and modern works composed by members of the group. It had a nice balance between high energy pieces and more contemplative ones. The group is very technically accomplished, … Continue reading

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TAIKOZ First Ever Northern California Appearance

TaikOz is the preeminent Japanese taiko drumming ensemble from Australia. They travel to the USA for the first time to present one of a kind performances featuring their works for Taiko and Shakuhachi. These shows are the only ones that prominently feature … 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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