Special Events Week of March 7
THURSDAY, MARCH 7
PROARTS: ‘LEND ME A TENOR’ CONTINUES
ProArts present Ken Ludwig’s “Lend Me a Tenor” at 7:30 tonight in the ProArts Playhouse, located at the Azeka (Makai) Shopping Center. Reserved seating is $20. Tonight is kamaaina night; call for discount information. Tickets are available by calling 463-6550. The show also runs Saturday and Sunday. For more information, see Backstage.
FRIDAY, MARCH 8
MAUI ONSTAGE ‘SHOUT!: THE MOD MUSICAL’
Maui OnStage presents Shout!: The Mod Musical” at 7:30 p.m. Tickets range from $17 to $28. For tickets and more information, call 242-6969 or purchase online at “http://www.mauionstage.com”>www.mauionstage.com. The show also runs Saturday and Sunday. For details, see Backstage.
OLOMANA BY MOONLIGHT
CONCERT AT THE MACC
Join Olomana for an intimate evening of classic hits and music with aloha beginning at 7:30 p.m. at the Maui Arts & Cultural Center’s Pavilion/Courtyard. Tickets are $30 standard, $45 premium table seating and $55 VIP experience on the Morgado Lanai (plus applicable fees). For tickets and details, visit the MACC box office, call 242-7469 or visit www.mauiarts.org.
BHS FINAL WEEK: ‘THE MIRACLE WORKER’
Baldwin High School Performing Arts Learning Center and Thespian Troupe presents the story of Helen Keller in “The Miracle Worker,” at 7:30 p.m. in the Loudon Mini-Theatre on campus. Tickets are $8 adults, $6 students 17 and younger, available at the box office 45 minutes prior to show time. The show also runs Saturday and Sunday (final show). For details, see Backstage.
KKHS FINAL WEEK: ‘UP THE DOWN STAIRCASE’
The King Kekaulike High School beginning acting class presents “Up the Down Staircase” at 7 p.m. at the school cafetorium. Tickets are $6 adults, $4 students, available at the door 30 minutes prior to show time. The show also runs Saturday and Sunday (final show). For details, see Backstage.
LAHAINA SECOND FRIDAY TOWN PARTY
Catch a free concert, learn about the history of Haleakala National Park, take part in a chicken wing eating contest and donate to the Maui Food Bank at Lahaina Second Friday from 6 to 9 p.m. LahainaTown Action Committee presents Concert in the Park honoring Maui Jam on their one-year anniversary in Campbell Park. For details, visit www.mauifridays.com.
FRIDAY NIGHT IS ART NIGHT IN LAHAINA
Stroll through dozens of art galleries in Lahaina town from 6 to 9 p.m. for special gallery shows, featured artists in action and refreshments all free and open to the public. Pick up the walking map of participants from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the Lahaina Visitor Center located at the Old Lahaina Courthouse.
SATURDAY, MARCH 9
PREPARE TO BE DAZZLED BY JAKE SHIMABUKURO
Catch Jake Shimabukuro, who is renowned the world over for lightning-fast fingers on the ukulele, at 7:30 p.m. in the MACC’s Castle Theater. Tickets are $12, $35 and $45 (plus applicable fees). For tickets and information, visit the MACC box office, call 242-7469 or visit www.mauiarts.org.
RED CARPET WALK AT MAYOR’S KOKUA BALL
Enjoy an elegant evening for a good cause at the Mayor’s Kokua Ball Fundraiser from 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. at the King Kamehameha Golf Course. Hollywood Film Producer Ryan Kavanaugh is the honorary chairperson of the event. There will be a silent art auction and entertainment by Deja Vu and the Aloha Ballroom Dance Academy, with open dancing throughout the night. Call (808) 344-4452 or visit www.kokuafund.com for more information.
SUNDAY, MARCH 10
SCREENING OF ‘PIDGIN: THE VOICE OF HAWAII’
Heritage Film Festival presents “Pidgin: The Voice of Hawaii” at 3 p.m. in the Maui Arts & Cultural Center’s McCoy Studio Theater. It profiles the language of Hawaii’s working people in its rise from plantation jargon to a source of island identity. Producer and director Marlene Booth will follow the screening with a Q&A session. Tickets are $10 (plus applicable fees). For tickets and information, visit the MACC box office, call 242-7469 or visit www.mauiarts.org.
KPOP SHOWCASE BY KONOMI DANCE WORKS
Konomi Dance Works LLC’s Maui Kpop (Korean pop) dance workshop will perform a one-hour showcase at 2 p.m. on Queen Kaahumanu Center’s center stage. The show will feature some of the numbers that will be performed at the Kawaii-Kon Convention on Oahu on March 15. For more details, visit www.konomidanceworks.com.
MONDAY, MARCH 11
ST. ANTHONY BAND’S THANK YOU CONCERT
The St. Anthony Symphony Band will be performing from 5:30 p.m. at the St. Anthony Church Center. The concert will be a prelude to the Carnegie Hall Concert the group will be performing at in April.It is also a “thank you” concert for the family, friends, community members and businesses who have made the trip to New York possible. The public is invited.