Programs and Activities

Performing Arts

music
Chicago Asian American Jazz Festival

The CAAJF features the finest in contemporary Asian American music.
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Miyumi Project

Tatsu Aoki and his band, The Miyumi Project featuring Tsukasa Taiko celebrate the collaboration between African-American and Asian-American jazz artists with a multi-generational group fusing Avant Garde jazz with taiko drumming.
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Tsukasa Taiko

Tsukasa Taiko is a program of Asian Improv aRts Midwest that offers taiko drum instruction, education, and performances.
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Toyoaki Shamisen

Chicago’s renowned musician, Tatsu Aoki, presents his new work of a 300-year legacy of Japanese cultural arts.
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Shubukai

Shubukai presents cultural arts and educational presentations throughout Chicago and the Midwest, and is committed to maintaining and sustaining the core aesthetics of Japanese classical dance in Chicago and the Asian American community.
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Dance
Shubukai

Shubukai presents cultural arts and educational presentations throughout Chicago and the Midwest, and is committed to maintaining and sustaining the core aesthetics of Japanese classical dance in Chicago and the Asian American community.
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Tsukasa Taiko

Tsukasa Taiko is a program of Asian Improv aRts Midwest that offers taiko drum instruction, education, and performances.
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Theater
Our Perspective

Curated by Mia Park and produced by Asian Improv Arts Midwest’s AA Arts Incubator, “Our Perspective” is a series of four play reading events at the Goodman Theatre, and presented as a part of Steppenwolf Theatre’s LookOut Series.
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Asian Improv aRts Midwest is providing technical assistance to other arts and community-based organizations.