Island Events: Feb. 6, 2014
TODAY, FEB. 6
BAD BOYS OF DANCE COMES TO MAUI
Bad Boys of Dance’s mission is to push the boundaries of dance to deliver the most exciting shows in the world. Catch them at 7:30 p.m. in the Maui Arts & Cultural Center’s Castle Theater. Cost is $12 to $42 (plus appliable fees). For tickets, visit the MACC box office, call 242-7469 or buy online at “http://www.mauiarts.org”>www.mauiarts.org.
FRIDAY, FEB. 7
TWO NIGHTS OF ‘FLOWERS OF HAWAI’I’
Kumu Kahua Theater presents Lee Cataluna’s “Flowers of Hawai’i,” which features 10 vignette playlets on family relationships. Show starts at 7:30 in the Maui Arts & Cultural Center’s McCoy Studio Theater and again at 7:30 p.m. Saturday. Cost is $25 and half price for children 12 and younger (plus appliable fees). For tickets, visit the MACC box office, call 242-7469 or buy online at www.mauiarts.org.
COMEDIAN JO KOY PERFORMS LIVE
Headlining comedian Jo Koy will perform at 7:30 p.m. at the Maui Arts & Cultural Center’s Castle Theater. Recommended for mature audiences. Cost is from $25 to $45 (plus applicable fees). For tickets, visit the MACC box office, call 242-7469 or buy online at www.mauiarts.org.
THREE-DAY LANAI FILM & MUSIC FESTIVAL
The 4th annual Lanai Hawaiian Culture, Film & Music Festival runs Friday through Sunday at the Four Seasons Resorts’ Lodge at Koele. Music will also be presented at this free event during the weekend in Lanai City. Presentations include the screening of “Malama Ko Aloha,” about Hawaiian legend Aunty Nona Beamer; a performance by slack key guitar master Dennis Kamakahi; and a number of workshops. Other musicians performing include Benny Uyetake, Sheldon Brown and nose flutist Calvin Hoe, plus many others. For details visit www.lanaifilmfestival.com.
DA BRADDHAS ON STAGE AT FIRST FRIDAY
Join Da Braddhas at First Friday in Wailuku from 6 to 9 p.m. Entertainment includes Derick Sebastian, Dr. Nat Rio Ritmo and others. Check out the free documentary, “A Look at Black History & Cultural Significance,” at 6 p.m. at the Historic Iao Theater. Market Street will close at 5:30 p.m. For more information, visit www.mauifridays.com.
SATURDAY, FEB. 8
EXPERIENCE THE SOUNDS OF JAKE SHIMABUKURO
Worldwide-phenomenon Jake Shimabukuro will perform at 7:30 p.m. in the Maui Arts & Cultural Center’s Castle Theater. For tickets and details, visit the MACC box office, call 242-7469 or buy online at www.mauiarts.org.
CELEBRATE CHINESE NEW YEAR AT TOPAZ
The final Topaz Lion Dance with Ben Seng Au will be at 7 p.m. in front of the store. Enjoy music by Alika Nako’oka. Topaz Goldsmith & Gallery is located at Dolphin Plaza in Kihei.
OBSERVE AND PLAY FAMILY DAY WITH KAPA
Parents and children are invited to Schaefer International Gallery to see the “Mohala Hou Ke Kapa,” watch kapa demonstrations and make a small piece of art to take home from 10 a.m. to noon in the Maui Arts & Cultural Center. The event is free and open to the public.
SUNDAY, FEB. 9
SUSHEEL BIBBS IN ‘MEET MARY PLEASANT’
The African American Heritage Foundation of Maui presents “Meet Mary Pleasant,” a one-woman enactment, at 1 p.m. in the Hale Mahaolu Akahi Community Center in Kahului. Starring Susheel Bibbs, a singer, award-winning filmmaker and actress, the enactment will depict Mary Ellen Pleasant, known as “The Mother of Civil Rights” in California. The show is free. For details, call 214-8572.