Check out the Full TaikoLegacy 9 Gallery . Photo courtesy of Ken Carl 773 294 6025 Ken Carl Photography, LLC.

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

Taiko Legacy 10 & Reduction, December 21- 22, 2013

Taiko Legacy 10 & Reduction
Photo Gallery

Photo courtesy of Ken Carl Photography, LLC

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Upcoming Performances

Saturday, April 26
Haiku Festival @10:30am
Harold Washington Library
400 South State Street
Chicago, IL 60605

Friday, May 2
International House @5:30pm
The University of Chicago
1414 E. 59th St.
Chicago, IL 60637

Saturday, May 3
University of Wisconsin-Platteville @2pm
1 University Plaza, Platteville, WI

Monday, May 5
Asian Leadership Business Councils Closing Celemony
(Private event)

Saturday, May 10
Chicago Futabakai Japanese School -Saturday School-
(Private educational program)

Sunday, May 11 @3pm
Northwestern University
633 Clark St.
Evanston, IL 60208

Wednesday, May 14
Northside College Prep
(Private educational program)

Friday, May 16 @5pm
Japan Club Festival
The University of Chicago

Saturday, May 17
Kellogg Japan Night
Northwestern University : Jacob Center
2001 Sheridan Rd. Evanston, IL 60208

Sunday, May 18 @4:30pm
International House Festival of Nations
The University of Chicago
1414 E. 59th St.
Chicago, IL 60637

Thursday, May 29
Poplar Creek Public Library
1405 S. Park Ave.
Streamwood, IL

Thursday, June 5
MIYUMI project
The University of Chicago
Logan Center

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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