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Japanese Garden Hosts Dinner, Concert Event on Sept. 24

Published: September 15, 2010

The Earl Burns Miller Japanese Garden at CSULB will host a Concert Under the Stars featuring members of the Japanese music groups Kokoro Taiko Kai and the Yoko Awaya Music Conservatory at 6:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 24.

Kokoro Taiko Kai is a Japanese drumming ensemble based in Long Beach that performs at public and private events throughout Southern California. Yoko Awaya is a 10th degree performer and teacher of the koto, a traditional stringed harp, as well as other Japanese musical instruments and forms.

The evening features drum, koto and shakuhachi flute music along with a bento picnic dinner, wine or sake, and dessert.

Proceeds will benefit the Miller Japanese Garden’s educational and cultural activities. Admission is $60 per person for the public and $50 for Miller Garden members and includes free parking.

For more information or to make a reservation, visit the Japanese Garden website or call 562/985-2169.

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