Watch Taiwanese Waves Perform in NYC

Come out to watch Taiwanese Waves perform at the SummerStage NYC! The bands that will perform are: 滅火器 Fire EX. The fantastically frenetic sound of Taiwan’s premier pop punk ambassadors instantly takes you on a joyous voyage into bilingual, cross-cultural fun. Assembled in Kaohsiung, Taiwan at the turn of the century, Fire Extinguisher (shortened to Fire Ex) is led by frontman Sam, with Orio on guitar, and JC on bass (all high school pals). In 2012 they added a drummer, Ti Wu, who…

Julia Kuo with Author of “The Sound of Silence”

The Japanese Tea Garden welcomes San Francisco author Katrina Goldsaito and Taiwanese American artist Julia Kuo (who we have interviewed before) for an interactive reading with live illustrations. Their new book, THE SOUND OF SILENCE, follows a little boy through the hustle and bustle of Tokyo as he searches for the elusive sound. The reading is for all ages, and author and artist will stay for a Q&A and book signing. With koto performance by Yoshio Saito 9:45 a.m. Monday October 3rd (entrance…