Unlike any musical group I've ever heard, Kodo is a group of Japanese drummers that perform on a worldwide scale but remain rooted in the local community and rich cultural traditions of Japan's Sado Island.
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Berlin was rumbling in early 2013 when David Bowie was appearing all over the city in the form of posters for his surprise album The Next Day, his first in a decade.
We, the audience, sit here watching the last bits of The Great Fiscal Cliff Tragicomedy. In Act V, all join hands and simultaneously kick a huge can labeled "Everything Else" down the road.
Obama is engaged in the latest round of political conflict at home, all too reminiscent of the tiresome campaign just past, while real conflicts brew in global hot spots.
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Toyota pioneered the "Q circle" system, which involved workers at all levels tackling problems in small groups. The "Toyota Way" became almost a religion within the car business.
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