Las Vegas Spring Festival
February 8-10, 2013
@ The Fremont Street Experience
Come and celebrate the Lunar new year with us at the Fremont Street Experience! The Las Vegas Spring Festival is a three-day celebration showcasing a variety of Asian entertainers, martial artists, and more. Korabo will be performing Friday Feb 8th at 745p, Saturday Feb 9th at noon, and Sunday Feb 10 at noon. There is no admission for this event.
McDonald’s Employee Rally
February 27, 2013
Coronado High School Culture Shock
March 1, 2013
March 20, 2013
@ South Point Hotel Casino & Spa
Korabo will be performing as part of the opening ceremonies of Zenshin Japanese restaurant at the South Point Hotel Casino & Spa. We’ll be performing every half hour from 11a to 1p. Kanpai!
Von Tobel Middle School Carnival
April 6, 2013
@ Von Tobel Middle School
Von Tobel Middle School will be having a carnival and the budding young Von Tobel taiko club will be fundraising to help support their art. Korabo will be there to show support and give a short demo at 245p. The carnival runs noon to 6p.
April 19, 2013
@ The Mirage Hotel Casino pool
Korabo will be performing through out the night at Sake Fever, 7p to 10p. For more info on the event, check out the Sake Fever website.
April 20, 2013
@ The Winchester Cultural Center
Founded in 1993, the Children’s Festival has continued as an annual spring event for 20 years. This year’s Children’s Festival will run from 10a to 3p. Admission is free and the activities include ongoing dance and music performances, arts and crafts, a variety of exotic animals from Roos-N-More, percussion workshops, and carnival games. Korabo will perform at 1p and run a taiko workshop immediately after. Check out the Children’s Festival website for more info.
April 29, 2013
@ The Las Vegas Premium Outlets – North
Korabo will once again be celebrating Japan’s Golden Week at the Las Vegas Premium Outlets between Polo Ralph Lauren and Juicy Couture from noon to 2:00 pm.
A Taste of Asia
May 5, 2013
@ The Clark County Library
Korabo Taiko and Shima Time use traditional folkloric instruments and intricate choreography to create a special concert of exhilarating drum rhythms and heartfelt string
and percussion melodies at the Clark County Library. A demonstration of traditional obon dances will be performed by the Okinawa Kenjin-Kai Dance Group of Las Vegas. Doors will open at 130p and the program begins at 2p. Admission is free and but seats will be given on a first come, first serve basis. For more information, please call 507-3459.
Las Vegas 5K
May 11, 2013
@ Town Square Las Vegas
Korabo will be returning to Town Center this year to encourage the runners of the Las Vegas 5K. We’ll be at the finish line until about 845a.
May 11, 2013
@ The Boulevard Mall
The Pinoy Pride Celebration is a two-day Filipino festival of food, music, cultural performances, and carnival rides. Korabo will be there on Saturday, May 11th to perform at 1pm. Admission starts at $5. Check out the Pinoy Pride website for more information.
Asian Pacific Dreams Festival
May 25, 2013
@ The Green Valley Library
During the month of May, communities celebrate Asian Pacific American’s heritage by highlighting and celebrating the achievements and contributions of Asian and Pacific Americans. Attend this event to find all day demonstrations, cultural events, displays, craft activities, and lectures. This colorful and exciting event is free and open to the public of all ages. The festival runs from 10am to 4pm and Korabo will be performing at 1pm.
Celebrating Japanese Culture & Art at the Discovery Children’s Museum
May 26, 2013
@ the Discovery Children’s Museum
From May 4 through June 7, 2013, Discovery Children’s Museum will celebrate Asian Pacific American Heritage Month. On Sunday, May 26, Korabo will be performing at 1pm and 3pm with a short workshop between. Please visit the event website for more information.
Odyssey Charter School Graduation Ceremony
June 4, 2013
@ Henderson Pavilion
Pearson Community Center Job Fair
August 13, 2013
@ Pearson Community Center Job Fair
We’ll be kicking off the job fair located at 1625 W. Carey Ave., North Las Vegas, NV 89032. Our performance will take place at about 8:30am. If you’re in need of a job, come check it out and best of luck!
Tendo Ryu Hagetsu Ni Mau
August 17, 2013
@ The Plaza Hotel and Casino 1 Main Street
Korabo will be performing as part of a Japanese cultural show with traditional Japanese dances performed by Las Vegas groups. This is very exciting for us as we will have our odaiko on scene, as well as our other taiko and performers! The show begins at noon and tickets cost $40 per person including lunch! Tickets are available at the door. Located in the Triple Crown Ballroom.
Sept 20, 2013
@ Suncoast Hotel & Casino
Lena Prima gave Korabo our very first gig. In January of 2011 Lena invited us on stage with her to play her father, Louie Prima’s famous “Sing Sing Sing” and we are so proud to announce that she has invited us back for a repeat performance during her show at the Suncoast Showroom. To get tickets to this amazing event, please visit the Suncoast website.
Las Vegas Kaminari Taiko’s Fundraising Banquet
Saturday, Sept 21 2013
@ JACL Activities Center, 1401 S Arville Rd
Las Vegas Kaminari Taiko turns 20 this year! In celebration, LVKT will be putting on a series of concerts around the Las Vegas valley, starting with a fundraising banquet at the JACL Activities Center. Each of Korabo’s founding members began their taiko journey with LVKT and we hold a special place in our hearts for them. Korabo has been invited to perform at the fundraising banquet, along with Silverado Taiko and LVKT’s very own kids group, Tako Taiko. Please join us as we help raise money for LVKT. Plates are $35 in advance or $40 at the door. Go to http://www.lvtaiko.com/ to reserve your plate today!
Springs Preserve Asian Harvest Moon Festival
Saturday, Sept 28 2013
@ Springs Preserve
The Springs Preserve will celebrate one of the world’s most time-honored holidays with food and live entertainment at the fourth annual Asian Harvest Moon Festival. Observed by numerous cultures throughout Asia, the Moon Festival is an occasion for family and friends to reunite for lantern parades and to eat moon cakes, the festival’s traditional food. The festival will feature cultural demonstrations, food, crafts and live entertainment, including performances by the Lohan School of Shaolin, Las Vegas Kaminari Taiko, Korabo Taiko, and Nani Ola Hawaiian Dance Company. The event runs from 11am to 5pm and Korabo will be performing at 1230pm. Admission is free for Springs Preserve members, $9.95 for adults, and $4.95 for children. For more information, please visit the Springs Preserve website.
St. Rose Dominican Hospitals Rose Regatta
Dragon Boat Festival
Saturday, Oct 5 2013
@ Lake Las Vegas
In recognition and support of Breast Cancer Awareness month, St. Rose will host the 4th Annual Rose Regatta Dragon Boat Race and Festival at Lake Las Vegas. The community’s collective paddle power will raise funds for St. Rose Dominican Hospitals and their WomensCare Centers of Excellence breast health services. Korabo will be there to support the event with a performance at 1130am. There is no admission for the event.
Passage to the Future: Art from a New Generation in Japan
@ UNLV’s Marjorie Barrick Museum
Friday, Oct 18 2013
The UNLV College of Fine Arts and the Marjorie Barrick Museum are proud to join The Japan Foundation, the Japan America Society of Nevada and the Office of the Honorary Consulate of Japan in the Southwestern debut of this internationally touring exhibition. “Passage to the Future” is a concise yet broad-ranging display of contemporary Japanese art — a showcase of
sculpture, photography, filmmaking, painting, ceramic ware, and installation work — and Korabo Taiko has been invited to perform at the reception on Friday, October 18. Our performance happens at 620p. For more information on the exhibition, please visit the Marjorie Barrick Museum website.
Las Vegas Aki Matsuri
Saturday, Oct 19 2013
@ The Rio
The Japanese Chamber of Commerce of Nevada is organizing the 4th Annual Aki Matsuri and this year it will be held at the Rio All-Suite Hotel and Casino. Korabo has been invited back to perform as part of the entertainment program and will be on stage at 520pm. Korabo will also have a booth at the festival all day. The event begins at 11am and will conclude at 9pm with a bon odori. For more information, please visit the Aki Matsuri website.
Wednesday, November 20 2013
@ Gaudin Ford (Rainbow and 215)
For the past several days, Fukuburger and other local businesses have been collecting canned food, clothes, and toiletries to aid in the Philippines disaster relief. Wednesday, November 20th will be the final day of collection of this campaign and Korabo will be performing at the Fukuburger truck at Gaudin Ford to support the relief efforts. Please join us for this campaign. For more details, visit Fukuburger’s Facebook.
Na Hula Hali’a Aloha Las Vegas Cultural Preservation presents the 2013 Aloha Kalikimaka “E Hula Kakou Christmas” Luncheon Buffet
Saturday, December 7 2013
@ Orleans Hotel & Casino
Na Hula Hali’a Aloha Las Vegas Cultural Preservation presents the 2013 Aloha Kalikimaka “E Hula Kakou Christmas” Luncheon Buffet, Saturday, December 7th at the Orleans Hotel and Casino. Korabo is honored to be a part of the entertainment segment of the program, alongside Tendo Baikoki, Nani Ola, Lohan School of Shaolin, and more. Tickets are $35 each. Doors open at 1030am and the program runs from 11am to 230pm. For more info, please contact Na Hula Hali’a Aloha through their website.