Kenny Endo performing at Big Drum: Taiko in the United States exhibition opening, July 13, 2005. Photograph by Nobuyuki Okada.

 


Taiko For Families, a hands-on taiko experience for the whole family featuring Hydaiko, October 1, 2005. Photograph by Nobuyuki Okada.

 


Lesley Handa of Hydaiko provides a demonstration at Taiko For Families, October 1, 2005. Photograph by Nobuyuki Okada.

 


Taiko For Families, October 1, 2005. Photograph by Nobuyuki Okada.

 


Taiko For Families, October 1, 2005. Photograph by Nobuyuki Okada.

 


Yoko Fujimoto of KODO, Nobuko Miyamoto of Great Leap, PJ Hirabayashi of San Jose Taiko, and Bombu Taiko members at the National Museum for a special presentation of Triangle Project: Journey of the Dandelion, October 16, 2005.

 


David Gonzalez and Heidi Varian perform at an event that highlighted the contributions of Seiichi Tanaka. Two projects were presented: The Way of Taiko written by Heidi Varian, and The Spirit of Taiko, a documentary by Gayle Yamada, Steve Dung, and Dianne Fukami. November 5, 2005. Photograph by Gary Ono.

 


Heidi Varian performs at an event where she also discussed her new book, The Way of Taiko, November 5, 2005. Photograph by Nobuyuki Okada.

 


David Gonzalez and Heidi Varian perform at a film screening and book signing of projects celebrating Seiichi Tanaka, November 5, 2005. Photograph by Nobuyuki Okada.

 


The Spirit of Taiko was screened at the program. Filmmakers Gayle Yamada and Steve Dung answered audience questions, November 5, 2005. Photograph by Nobuyuki Okada.

 


Chris Reid, master percussionist and founder of Bang-A-Drum led a workshop that allowed kids to use instruments and learn songs from all corners of the globe, November 19, 2005. Photograph by Nobuyuki Okada.

 


Participants of the Multicultural Drumming Workshop for Kids played percussive instruments from around the world, November 19, 2005. Photograph by Nobuyuki Okada.

 


Participants of the Multicultural Drumming Workshop for Kids led by Chris Reid, owner of Bang-A-Drum, play percussive instruments from around the world, November 19, 2005. Photograph by Nobuyuki Okada.