Martin County Library System Press Releases

March 30, 2011

Blake Library to Host Fushu Daiko Drummers April 14


Celebrating the Harvest of the Mind, Body and Spirit


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:                                                                      

DATE: MARCH 30, 2011                                                                             

CONTACT:  PUBLIC RELATIONS (772) 221-1403             

Fushu Daiko drummers to enliven National Library Week


WHO:         Sponsored by the Friends of the Blake Library, Inc., in support of Martin County libraries

WHAT:      Chautauqua South: Fushu Daiko Drummers
In celebration of National Library Week and as part of Martin County Library System’s Chautauqua South arts and education series, the South Florida-based Japanese percussion group Fushu Daiko will perform Thursday, April 14 at 6:30 p.m. at the Blake Library in Stuart.  Recommended for all ages, the performance is free and open to the public. No tickets or reservations are required.

Experience the powerful and dramatic performance of the taiko drums interspersed with the soothing sounds of the koto, a traditional Japanese harp. In addition, learn about Japanese traditions, costumes, music, musical instruments and aspects that have united our two countries since the end of the Second World War.

Since being started in 1990 by husband and wife Charles and Yoshiko Cane, Fushu Daiko, with its talented and diverse group of drummers and musicians, has performed around the world and at many of South Florida’s finest festivals and events.

WHEN:      Thursday, April 14, 6:30 p.m.

WHERE:    Blake Library, John F. Armstrong Wing, 2351 SE Monterey Road, Stuart 

HOW:        Free and open to the public.  No tickets or reservations required. 

For more information call (772) 221-1403, pick up a Library Connection or Chautauqua South brochure at any branch library, or visit the library website at



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