We were excited to see that KQED's Spark TV has made the upcoming International Taiko Festival an event pick! Heidi Varian, author of The Way of Taiko, will be there and Seiichi Tanaka, who wrote the foreword, will be signing copies of the book live! Come for the booksigning and stay for the completely amazing taiko performances...
International Taiko Festival
The (39th annual) International Taiko Festival showcases the thundering power of taiko musicians from around the world. Under the guidance of Grand Master Seiichi Tanaka, The San Francisco Taiko Dojo along with special guests, will perform traditional and contemporary drum rhythms, dance and martial arts.
Where: Yerba Buena Center for the Arts Theater, 700 Howard St., San Francisco
When: September 15 at 2pm & 7:00pm and September 16 at 2pm
Phone: (415) 978-2787
Cost: $42 & $36, senior & student discounts available
Also, Heidi Varian's appearance on the radio show "Pacific Time" is now online!