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Tongva Park’s Family Saturdays continue throughout the summer, featuring a performance of ancient music of the Americas in June, the traditional Japanese art of taiko drumming in July, and August’s “Family Dance Jam”, an inter-generational movement workshop designed for all ages.
On Saturday, July 23rd, come to Tongva Park for a demonstration and workshop of taiko drumming, one of Japan’s oldest and most revered musical traditions. Performers from the Taiko Center of L.A. will be playing traditional taiko music and sharing insights about the history and cultural significance of this ancient art. The audience will also be invited to participate in a taiko workshop and play these beautiful drums themselves, culminating in an interactive performance with both musicians and audience.
Occurs June 25th, July 23rd and August 27.