TEDxRedding 2013 Speaker Lineup Released

REDDING, Calif. – For the second year, TEDxRedding will bring together practical visionaries from the Redding area and beyond to share “ideas worth spreading.”  The event, at the historical, art deco Cascade Theatre, offers a curated afternoon of speakers and performers… Continue Reading

‘Get Outta Town’ and March to a Different Drummer

We were fortunate to have the Mt. Shasta Taiko Drummers in Redding, two years in a row, for the ArtHop anniversary in July. What a treat! I am mesmerized by them every time. I’m not just in awe of the… Continue Reading

Japanese Drum Fest ShastaYama Returns to Mt Shasta

In the alpine beauty of Northern California, at the base of majestic Mount Shasta, a cultural phenomenon has taken hold. ShastaYama — Shasta Taiko’s festival of Japanese taiko drumming, dance, and music — merges art and nature to uplift spirits and celebrate life.

Shasta Taiko will be celebrating its 26th year by presenting its 7th Annual ShastaYama Festival on Saturday, July 30th at Mount Shasta’s Shastice Park. Founding members of Shasta Taiko and the Festival, Russel Baba and Jeanne Mercer, are recognized pioneering taiko leaders who are com Continue Reading

Shasta Taiko Performance Drums up Cash for Japan

What: Shasta Taiko Benefit Performance for Japan
When: Saturday (May 21), 5 p.m.
Where: Elementary School Gymnasium, 234 California Highway 3, Weaverville, CA 96093
Cost: Adults (13 – 59 years) $15, Couples $25, Children (6 – 12 years) and Seniors $5, Age 5 and under free. Advance tickets … Continue Reading

ShastaYama Taiko Festival Returns to Mt. Shasta

What: ShastaYama 6th Annual Taiko Festival When: Saturday, Jul 31, 6 p.m. Where: Shastice Park, Mount Shasta (Rockfellow & Adams) Tickets: $25 (18 & up), $20 (13-17), $15 (5-12), 4 & under free w/adult ticket Tickets available here. In the… Continue Reading