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Kyodo Taiko this Saturday at Bishop City Park

Press release “Kyodo Taiko brings the art of Japanese drumming to Bishop” During its early days in ancient Japan, taiko drumming was mainly for ceremonial and religious purposes, used to beckon rain for a bountiful harvest or to chase away pests. It was also used as musical accompaniment for traditional Japanese theater, but it did […]

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Partial closure at White Mountain Research Station

Under hard times in State government, cutbacks have come down on the University of California.  As a result the White Mountain Research Station in Bishop has suffered budget cuts and plans to partially close down its Owens Valley Facility this winter and spring. According to a press release, the Research Station will close its dormitory […]

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