WHO/WHAT: Taiko artist Kenny Endo and the Taiko Center of the Pacific present “AME – Tears of the Earth,” a virtual live-stream concert. Featured special guest performers include Peter Rockford Espiritu and Tau Dance Theater (hula and contemporary dance), Todd Yukumoto (saxophone and flute), Abe Lagrimis, Jr. (‘ukulele, vibraphone and drum set) and Nawahine Lonzilotti (cello and vocals).
“Ame – Tears of the Earth” is a composition originally created by Endo in response to the tragic events of 9/11. He dedicated it to the victims of aggression prevalent in today’s world. This concert is to speak out against hate and violence aimed at people of color and diverse backgrounds.
WHEN/WHERE: Saturday, May 22, at 6:30, HST. Live-streamed from the Hawaii Theatre. Register at hawaiitheatre.com/upcoming-events/ or bit.ly/AmeTearsoftheEarth, or call (808) 528-0506.