Garden to host concert, dinner

LONG BEACH - The Earl Burns Miller Japanese Garden at Cal State Long Beach will host an open-air concert Sept. 24 featuring Japanese music groups Kokoro Taiko Kai and the Yoko Awaya Music Conservatory.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. Admission is $60 per person for the public and $50 for Miller Garden members, and includes free parking. Proceeds will benefit the garden's educational and cultural activities. For more information, or to make a reservation, call (562) 985-2169 or visit

********** Published: September 16, 2010 - Volume 9 - Issue 22