Gardena Obon Dance Set for Aug. 14

GARDENA — Gardena Buddhist Church, 1517 W. 166th St., will hold its 2022 Obon Dance on Sunday, Aug. 14. Taiko performance begins at 4:30 p.m., followed by dancing at 5 p.m. Masks are recommended. Public dressing rooms will not be available this year. Many Obon favorites will be featured along with “Kangi-E,” a new dance created…

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