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Keep up to date with Uzume Taiko tours, shows, workshops, and everything else in between. We will update our blog regularly when we have some amazing things to say. Thank you for supporting us and we hope to see you drumming soon.

DOXA Film Festival: Stock Characters: The Cooking Show

Uzume Taiko's Jason Overy and Bonnie Soon composed a musical score and worked with Director, Elaine Carol and the cast of this production to create an 'Iron Chef' inspired taiko drum piece for the original theatrical play. This documentary film tracks the creative process of the making of the play. Check it out at the DOXA Film Festival on Friday!

Stock Characters: The Cooking Show

Elaine Carol, Canada, 2011, 52 mins 

Friday May 11 | 1:00 PM | Pacific Cinémathèque

Reimagine CBC Celebration

Reimagine CBC Celebration today!

WHAT: An interactive event bringing together seasoned professionals, up-and-coming CBC talent, outside experts, media innovators, musicians and citizens in a celebratory atmosphere that will add new energy to the CBC and help to articulate a fresh vision for public media in Canada.

Uzume Taiko Spring 2012 News

UPCOMING CONCERT! UZUME TAIKO ENSEMBLE will perform a new evening concert, ''DRUMS ON AIR'' at the NORMAN ROTHSTEIN THEATRE on Wednesday, JUNE 13 at 8:00 PM. Performers include Bonnie Soon, Jason Overy, Eileen Kage, Curtis Andrews and Alcvin Ryuzen Ramos. The musicians have been working together over the past year to develop the show. Keep posted for more details on purchasing concert tickets.

Japan Earthquake Relief Fundraising Event

Special Guest Master Taiko Drummer from Japan, Art Lee joins Tetsu Taiko, Linda Ohama, Deadbeat Ninjas, Eileen Kage, Leslie Komori, JaVan, Chibi Taiko, Bonnie Soon, Isami Goma, Cheongdoong, Yuaikai Ryukyu Taiko and Sawayaka in a Fundraising Concert for Japan. Proceeds go towards rebuilding schools in Onagawa, Japan. There will be lots of taiko drumming! The event takes place on Friday, April 27 at 7:00 PM at Nikkei Place, 6688 Southoaks Crescent in Burnaby. Tickets are $20. advance and $25. at the door. Contact Jill: 604.644-8362 or Nicole: 778.554-2415 for tix or more info.