"Joy and pleasure are as real as pain and sorrow and one must learn what they have to teach. . . ." -- Sean Russell, from Gatherer of Clouds

"If you're not having fun, you're not doing it right." -- Helyn D. Goldenberg

"I love you and I'm not afraid." -- Evanescence, "My Last Breath"

“If I hear ‘not allowed’ much oftener,” said Sam, “I’m going to get angry.” -- J.R.R. Tolkien, from Lord of the Rings

Wednesday, March 08, 2017

Culture Break: Kodo: O-Daiko

Kodo is a fascinating group -- basically a group of drummers (although in recent years they've started adding singing and flute to their repertoire) who live on a small island in Japan and periodically go on tour. I've seen them live both times they came to Chicago, and each time they were amazing. Here's my take on their last stop here.

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