New York Buddhist Church 61st Annual Obon Dance Festival!

Category: photography,taiko
MTW @ 7:55 pm on September 7, 2010

After helping my good friend and fellow photographer Chris Cheng set up his own website, I realized I should actually make an attempt to update my own blog. Earlier this summer, I attended this year’s NYC Obon Festival in Bryant Park.  You may remember my post from the same event in 2008.  This year’s was even better, [...]

New York Buddhist Church 59th Annual Obon Dance Festival!

Category: Personal,taiko,TCNJ
MTW @ 9:35 pm on July 24, 2008

Last Sunday, a number of us had the opportunity to go to the New York Buddhist Church‘s 59th Annual Obon Dance Festival in Bryant Park, NYC. Most of us had never been to an Obon before, so we weren’t sure exactly to expect, but it turned out to be a very enjoyable experience and I’m [...]

2008 Intercollegiate Taiko Invitationals @ Stanford University!

Category: Personal,taiko,TCNJ
MTW @ 7:34 pm on June 6, 2008

On the weekend on May 23-25, myself and two other members of TCNJ Taiko, Chris Leone and Stephanie Pypniowski, had the opportunity to travel out to Stanford University in California to attend the 2008 Intercollegiate Taiko Invitationals.  This was the 14th annual gathering of collegiate Taiko players from across the country, which started in 1995 [...]