MINIDOKA SWING BAND
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"We dedicate our band to our founder and creator, Robbie Tsuboi, 1949-2010, and who inspired us to continue being the Minidoka Swing Band!"
Wednesday, November 24, 2010
Wednesday, October 27, 2010
The Minidoka Swing Band, under the direction of Larry Nobori, will be playing at the Reception for the Urban League of Portland's Annual Awards Dinner. Performance time is 5:30pm to 6:30pm. Dinner follows at 6:30pm.
Monday, September 6, 2010
The Minidoka Swing Band was invited to participate in the dedication of the Seattle NVC Foundation's Japanese American Memorial Wall remembering WWII vets and internees of the the WWII Internment camps. The dedication was held in Seattle, WA on Sunday, September 5, 2010. See attached story for more information, Our many thanks to the NVC foundation for including us in their dedication ceremony.
Monday, June 7, 2010
Friday, July 30, 2010 - Twenty year Anniversary and Re-dedication of the Japanese American Historical Plaza, Portland, OR. Party at the Bill Naito Legacy Fountain downtown Portland, after the re-dedication with the Minidoka Swing Band. Dedications begins at 5pm, Portland Taiko play and 6pm and the Minidoka Swing band plays at 6:30pm.
The Minidoka Swing Band has been invited to play at the dedication of a wall of honor which will pay tribute to the Japanese Americans of World War II. Come to Seattle on September 5, 2010. The dedication will take place at the Nisei Veterans Hall at 12th Avenue South and South Jackson Street.
Monday, May 17, 2010
Christine McFadden, a student at Stanford University, wrote this article as a special to the magazine Pacific Citizen. Christine is from Portland, OR and a former member of Unite People, a Portland JACL Youth Group. Thank you Christine!