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12/1/11, DeGrazia Students Explore Japanese Culture: by Andrea Rivera, AZ
11/2011, Beating the Processional Heart: by Emily Gindlesparger, Zocalo Magazine, pg 6
6/30/11, Odaiko Sonora drums up fun at OV library: Photos by A.E. Araiza, AZ
6/8/11, Odaiko Sonora (taiko drumming) at 2nd Saturday Downtown, by Carolyn Classen, TucsonCitizen.com
11/7/10, Not Your Ordinary Weekend: by Inger Sandel, photo by Steve Meckler, AZ Daily Star.
11/7/10. Join the “Dance of Death” in All Souls Procession tonight!, by Carolyn Classen, TucsonCitizen.com
10/21/10, Bon Odori, Tucson style, by Carolyn Classen, TucsonCitizen.com
9/7/10, Drums heard in the desert: Fort Thomas Elementary and Fort Thomas High Schools host taiko residency
6/3/10, Odaiko Sonora (taiko drummers) to perform in Sahuarita, by Carolyn Classen, TucsonCitizen.com
5/4/10, Day of Action for the arts: Numerous events held downtown to raise awareness about art funding. Dean Knuth.
11/20/09, KOLD clip from after Taiko Plus! concert.
11/20/09, Odaiko Sonora is back: Taiko Plus! 1st show in 2 years for Tucson drum ensemble, by Gerald Gay, AZ
11/19/09, Dance, Drum, Mime: Odaiko Sonora enlists some friends for their first full concert in two years, by Margaret Regan. Tucson Weekly
7/2/09, A Different Drum: Poetry veteran and taiko performer Karen Falkenstrom celebrates a much-deserved honor, by Margaret Regan. Tucson
List: This Week's Hot 5 Events: Rhythm Industry Review Dec.
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the Other Arts District & Arts
Bring New Life to Tucson Industrial Zone by Gerald Gay, AZ
Daily Star, Caliente (links killed by AZ Daily Star)
and Loud—Plus Mimes! Local performing artists show off
works in progress to help pay the rent by James Reel. Tucson
8/24/08, Jinsei Foundation Natsu Matsuri in Durango, CO. (link killed by Durango
Wamer's Mythos AZ Daily Star. (link killed by AZ Daily Star)
on the Move honors 12 (incl. Karen), AZ Daily Star. (link killed by AZ Daily Star)
from the Arts For the world music buff: Get with the beat. (link killed by AZ Daily Star)
members create their own by Jim Davis, AZ Daily Star,
Accent. (link killed by AZ Daily Star)
Profile byAshley Jordan-Nowe, Tucson Business Edge.
Talents, Tucson Citizen.
find a home by Gerald Gay, AZ Daily Star, Accent. (link killed by AZ Daily Star)
Beat of a Different Drum: Using the Arts in Outreach to Science/Engineering
Students and Faculty, Jeanne Pfander & Barbara Williams
1/16/07, Fit in Tucson by Jennifer Duffy:"Drumming
up Fun" Photos by Jeffrey Scott, AZ Daily Star. (link killed by AZ Daily Star)
of Diligence by Gerald M. Gay, AZ Daily Star, Accent. (link killed by AZ Daily Star)
Tao of Drumming by Anne Mirocha, Tucson Weekly, CityWeek
Need of Space: performing arts community mourns loss of Ortspace
studios, Tucson Weekly
This! by James Reel, Tucson Weekly
drummers also learn Japanese phrases Andrea Rivera, AZ
Daily Star, Northwest Section. (link killed by AZ Daily Star)
11/3/05, Tucson Weekly, "Dance
to the Big Beat" by Margaret Regan
5/19/05, Tucson Weekly "Taiko
Takes Off" by James Reel
1/17/04, AZ Daily Star, Accent "Lost
in vibration" by Gerald M. Gay. (link killed by AZ Daily Star)
Fall 2007 —
(51KB Word doc) 4th Southern AZ Taiko Showcase, Dec. 9, 2007
Spring 2007 —
(545KB pdf) 3rd Annual Southern AZ Taiko Showcase, May 19, 2007
2006 — Shidara on August 26, 2006
2006 — 2nd Annual Showcase of Southern AZ's Japanese
Drumming Groups in Asian American Pacific Heritage Month, May
2005 — Event focuses on Southern Arizona's Japanese
Drumming groups, May 20, 2005