May 11 - Duo YUMENO recital - 2:00 pm Adults $20, Students $10 Music for Koto, Shamisen and Cello. The New York-based Duo YUMENO -koto / shamisen musician Yoko Reikano Kimura and cellist Hikaru Tamaki - will present its singular fusion of sound which has been praised as "exquisite" and "compelling" in a concert featuring the Midwest premiere of Paraphrase for shamisen and cello by the eminent Japanese composer Toshi Ichiyanagi. The diverse program will feature the duo's commissioned works by Daron Hagen and Marty Regan.
June 1 - SYAA Aloha Breakfast - 9:00am - 1:30 pm Adults $12, Children $8 - the SYAA Basketball Clinic headed by Tyree Momii is holding a breakfast fundraiser, proceeds to benefit the outreach programs of Ravenswood Fellowship UMC and the National Museum of US Army sponsored by the National Veterans Network and the Chicago Nisei Post 1183. The breakfast will include Portuguese sausage, pickled cucumber, spam, rice and eggs. There will also be a bake sale.