Performing Arts

Plays, concerts

Author Talk: Margret Elson @Central CMR

3rd floor Community Meeting Room

Margret Elson, author of The piano and the couch: music and psyche, will read from and talk about her latest book, which includes actual case studies of performers in crisis with whom Margret worked.  Musician and psychotherapist Elson takes us on an odyssey through the unconscious worlds of her musician clients, revealing their journeys through darkness and surprise, and ultimately into the light. 

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Taiko Drumming w/Kristy Oshiro @Central CMR

Come and learn about Japanese art of taiko! Feel the thunderous sounds of the drums vibrating through your body as language, culture, and history combine into an exciting educational experience. Come see this amazing one person show where you will be introduced to this aspect of Japanese music and culture through drumming, story telling, and bamboo flute music. You will even get a chance to play the drums yourself! 

All ages.

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An Evening With Black Cedar @Claremont

Join us for re-created, re-discovered, and re-imagined chamber music.

Black Cedar’s accolades include multiple grants from the Zellerbach Family Foundation and the San Francisco Friends of Chamber Music, and an invite to the National Flute Association Convention. They have performed over 60 concerts throughout California and their critically- praised debut album, A Path Less Trod , was released in 2016.

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