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WorldBeat Center, the home of San Diego Taiko - Japanese Drumming Department

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As a non-profit multi-cultural arts organization we are dedicated to promoting, presenting & preserving the African Diaspora & Indigenous cultures of the world through Music, Art, Dance, Education, Sustainability & Technology. We are located in beautiful Balboa Park in the heart of San Diego, California. Through consciousness raising the WorldBeat Center promotes peace within our San Diego community by providing on-going programs and services that nurture the spirit of children, the elderly, and everyone in between. Our main goal is then to create unity within diversity.

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Sustainable Building

The WorldBeat Center received LEED Silver Certification in 2012 largely due to its energy and water efficiency efforts, installation of Solatube Daylight Systems and with assistance from the Green Assistance Program (GAP) through the San Diego Green Building Council. The WorldBeat Center staff is excited to attempt LEED Platinum during the recertification process in 2019.

Recent Activity at WBC!

Earth Day Plant Music Concert

Join us for a one-of-a-kind music concert, like nothing you have experienced before.  This year’s event will feature 5 different plants playing music, creating a concerto for those in attendance. The concert will be led by plant music therapist and sound healer,...

Music of the Plants – A Healing Sound

An Unknown Field: The Music of the Plants By Xiangyu Ren, (Ruth), an international intern for WorldBeat Center from the University of Shanghai who is majoring in Physics. This is her second year in college and is exploring her potential career opportunities. It can be...

Noise Pollution

This article is written by Xiangyu Ren, (Ruth), an international intern for WorldBeat Center from the University of Shanghai who is majoring in Physics. This is her second year in college and is exploring her potential career opportunities.Vroom! Beep! Beep! Can you...

2018 Highlights at WorldBeat Center

A lot of blessings have come to the WorldBeat Center this past year. I was recognized as Woman of the Year for the 53rd Congressional District by Todd Gloria thanks to the Balboa Park Cultural Partnership. Thanks to Whole Earth Acres Nursery and Baker Creek Heirloom...

Upcoming Events at WorldBeat Center Fall -Winter 2018

Make sure you stay up to date with our upcoming events! This weekend is the Return of the Gods Festival, next week we have the 3rd session of our Children's Summer Camp and then it's our Marcus Garvey/ SummerSplash 2 Day Celebration. Save the image below for our...

Welcome to Afrofuturism

Image by Jessi Jumanji Click the image above to read Makeda's latest article on the Indian Voices Newspaper. To read this month's full Indian Voices Issue click here.

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