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TSUKASA TAIKO & TAIKO LEGACY - a leading community program for Japanese drumming and performing arts

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Taiko Legacy 11 & Reduction 2, December 20- 21, 2014

Taiko Legacy 11 &
Reduction 2 - 2014

December 20- 21, 2014
The Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago

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Upcoming Performances

Thursday, July 10
456 N. Clark St. Chicago, IL 60654

Sunday, July 13
Japan Day
Japan Town in San Francisco
1610 Geary Boulevard, San Francisco, CA 94115

Saturday, July 19 @5pm
Evanston Festival
Centennial Park
Sheridan Rd. at Clark St.

Sunday, July 20 @7am
Rock N Roll Marathon

Sunday, July 20 @3pm
Clark St. Festival
Clark St. btwn. Morse & Touhy
6950 N. Clark St. Chicago, IL 60626

Sunday, July 20 @6pm
China Town Summer Festival
Wentworth Ave. from Cermak Rd. to 24th Pl. Chicago 60616

Monday, July 21
Montessori Language Academy @9am
Forest Park, IL 60130
(private educational program)

Saturday, July 26 @1pm
Millennium Park Family Fun Festival
Family Fun Performance Stage
Millennium Park, Chase Promenade North
201 E. Randolph St., Chicago, IL 60601

Sunday, July 27
4999 Old Orchard Center
Skokie, IL 60077

Saturday, August 2
Mitsuwa Bon Odori
100 E. Algonquin Rd.
Arlington Heights, IL 60005

Sunday, August 3 @1pm & 3pm
Destination Asia Festival
The Morton Arboretum
4100 Illinois Route 53
Lisle, IL 60532

Thursday, August 7 @5pm
Oak Park Festival

Saturday, August 9
Yoko Noge's Japonesque at Ginza Festival
Midwest Buddhist Temple
435 W Menomonee, Chicago, IL 60614

Tuesday, August 19 @ 5:30 pm
The Miyumi Project featuring Tsukasa Taiko
The Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago (MCA Chicago)
220 East Chicago Avenue Chicago IL 60611

Thursday, August 21 @6pm
Argyle Night Market
Argyle between Sheridan Rd. and Kenmore

Sunday, August 24 @1pm
Millennium Park Family Fun Day
Family Fun Performance Stage
Millennium Park, Chase Promenade North
201 E. Randolph St., Chicago, IL 60601

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2014 - Taiko Legacy 11

Embrace the community with a journey of Taiko arts
Coming back to MCA!

Annual Taiko Legacy Concert at Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago

Saturday, December 20
Taiko Legacy 11 & Reduction

Sunday, December 21
Taiko Legacy 11

Featuring Tsukasa Taiko and GenRyu Arts (SF)


JASC: Japanese American Service Committee of Chicago

AIR midwest

Celebrating its 67th year of serving the community, the mission of the Japanese American Service Committee of Chicago is to preserve and raise awareness of Japanese American culture and heritage, and promote the physical and spiritual well-being of Japanese Americans and the greater multicultural community in the Midwest. Visit for more information.

AIRMW: Asian Improv aRts Midwest

AIR midwest

Asian Improv aRts Midwest's mission is to build a vital, self-empowered Asian American community in the Chicago area by advancing the understanding and profile of Asian and Asian American cultures through the traditional and contemporary cultural arts. AIRMW is dedicated to creating productive relationships with artists, community and institutions in order to produce high quality arts programs that accurately reflect the multi-cultural, multi-ethnic reality of Chicago and the nation. Visit for more information.



Tsukasa Taiko is a program of Asian Improv aRts Midwest and the Japanese American Service Committee of Chicago and is supported in part by the Illinois Arts Council, the MacArthur Fund for Arts and Culture at the Richard H. Driehaus Foundation, the Alphawood Foundation, Corbett, Duncan & Hubly pc, JCCC Foundation and The Joyce Foundation.

Tsukasa Taiko, acknowledgments

Our annual Taiko Legacy show is hosted by the Edlis Neeson Theater at the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago.

Museum of Contemporary Art

Special thanks to our Media providers:
Ken Carl Photography, LLC.
Mayumi Lake
Larry Philipee
Adebukola Bodunrin