LIVE: Takao Run Folk Song & Arts Group @ The Egg, 5/28/14

June 5th, 2014, 4:00 pm by Greg


Review and photographs by Andrzej Pilarczyk

How many times any given year do we residents of Nippertown get a chance to see and hear the traditional and contemporary music, dance, opera or theater from any Asian country? Well, if you were at The Egg recently to see the Takao Run Folk Song & Arts Group’s performance in celebration of Taiwanese-American Heritage Week, you got a real treat with a little bit of all the arts in that one two-hour-plus presentation.

This fun-for-the-whole-family affair was the Taiwanese equivalent to a cultural U.S. State Department tour abroad. As is the norm at those functions, the lobby outside the theater was filled with tables featuring informational posters, brochures and maps, as volunteer or official “ambassadors” stood nearby ready to answer any inquiries about the lovely island country of Taiwan.

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