Music is the healing force of the world! Learn about Project Ahimsa’s work supporting music education for children in India as well as their support for the families of post 9-11 hate crime victims. Also, Somei Yoshino Taiko Ensemble – www.taikoensemble.com – mixes Japanese street music, non-traditional drumming, and dance. They’ll also talk about their May 20 show – part of the API Cultural Center’s Asian Pacific Heritage month performances. And, "dancing with lions". Gang Situ is a major Pacific Rim composer and along with Wang Hong – a lead master musician in Melody of China – hear how they’ll have a new musical dialogue and dance with the Dragon Horse Lion Dance Association on May 16 at Herbst Theatre, SF. Plus music, calendar and more.