Island Events: November 17, 2016

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Kamehameha Schools Maui Hawaiian Ensemble • Today; photo courtesy Karee Carlucci/Lahaina Restoration Foundation.

TODAY, NOV. 17

MAUI FILM FESTIVAL’S FIRST LIGHT KICKS OFF

Maui Film Festival presents FirstLight: Academy Screenings on Maui at the Maui Arts & Cultural Center’s Castle Theater in Kahului. There will be screenings beginning at 3 p.m. today and Tuesday. For more information, visit www.mauifilmfestival.com.

FREE LAHAINA HAWAIIAN MUSIC SERIES CONCERT

Join the Kamehameha Schools Maui Hawaiian Ensemble at Lahaina Restoration Foundation’s free monthly Hawaiian Music Series concert from 6 to 7:30 p.m. on the Baldwin Home Museum lawn. Blankets and low beach chairs are welcome. For more information, call 661-3262 or visit www.lahainarestoration.org.

“Flowers for Algernon” • Final Weekend; photo courtesy Michael Pulliam.

CATCH ‘I MOVING LAB’ DANCE PERFORMANCE

An intercultural and indigenous-based contemporary movement and ensemble, “I Moving Lab,” will perform at 6 p.m. in the MACC’s McCoy Studio Theater. Admission is free. A discussion with the artists will follow the performance. For more information, visit www.mauiarts.org.

OPEN MIC NIGHT WITH MUSIC CLUB AT UH-MC

The University of Hawaii Maui College presents Open Mic from 5 to 8 p.m. in the Multi-Purpose Room on campus in Kahului. All are welcome to perform at this family event. Admission is free, along with food and beverages. For more details, call 205-1241.

WILLIE K AND HIS BAND IN WAIKAPU GOLF CLUB

The Dover Quartet • Saturday; photo courtesy MACC.

Catch the final dinner show with Willie K and the Warehouse Blues Band at the King Kamehameha Golf Club in Waikapu. Dinner will begin at 6:30 tonight for $70. Show only is $25 at 8 p.m. On Sunday, enjoy a Hawaiian music jam during brunch with seatings at 9 a.m. and noon for $50 for adults and $25 for children, including tax and tip. For reservations or more information, call 866-5025.

FRIDAY, NOV. 18

FINAL WEEKEND TO SEE ‘FLOWERS FOR ALGERNON’

Baldwin Performing Arts and Baldwin Theatre Guild present “Flowers for Algernon.” Performances will be at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday and at 3 p.m. Sunday at Baldwin High School Loudon Mini-Theater on the school campus in Wailuku. Tickets are $8 for adults, $7 for senior citizens and $6 for students. The box office opens 45 minutes prior to the show.

FESTIVITIES AT THE MAKAWAO FALL JUBILEE

Maui Third Friday Town Party presents Makawao Fall Jubilee from 6 to 9 p.m. Enjoy a night of music by local duet, Captain Velvet and The Chop Suey Jazz Orchestra on the main stage. There will be a in-store silent auction in participating stores and Keiki Zone at Komoda Bakery’s parking lot. For more information, visit www.mauifridays.com.

HUI NO’EAU WAILEA FOOD & WINE CELEBRATION

Join the 10th annual Hui No’eau Wailea Food & Wine Celebration, a fundraiser for the visual arts center from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Hotel Wailea in Kihei. Enjoy an elegant evening of exquisite cuisine and fine wines. Standard tickets are $150 ($75 tax deductible); premium tickets are $250 ($170 tax deductible) with premium tables of 8 available. For more details, visit www.huinoeau.com or call 572-6560.

NAHKO & MEDICINE FOR THE PEOPLE AT THE MACC

Nahko & Medicine for the People will perform at 7:30 p.m. in the MACC’s Yokouchi Pavilion & Courtyard. Gates will open at 6 p.m. Nahko describes his music as a mix of hip hop and folk rock with a world message. Tickets are $29 in advance and $34 the day-of-show (plus applicable fees). For more details, visit www.mauiarts.org.

SATURDAY, NOV. 19

ENJOY THE SOUNDS OF THE DOVER QUARTET

The Dover Quartet, one of the most in-demand ensembles in the world, will perform at 7:30 p.m. in the MACC’s McCoy Studio Theater. Tickets are $45 (plus applicable fees). MACC members receive a 10 percent discount. All ticket-holders are entitled to a parking pass that guarantees a spot in the MACC’s main parking lot. Contact the box office if you did not receive one when picking up your tickets. Call 242-7469.

ENJOY KULA SCHOOL’S HARVEST FESTIVAL

Support Kula School’s Harvest Festival, a fundraiser to provide enrichment programs for its students from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Enjoy live entertainment, a silent auction, Restaurant Row, pony rides, hay rides and more. For more details, visit www.kulapta.org.

‘PEOPLE ARE CRAZY’ OVER BILLY CURRINGTON

Billy Currington will perform at 6:30 p.m. in the MACC’s A&B Amphitheater. Tickets range from $39 to premium seats at $89 (plus applicable fees). For more details, call 242-7469.

CATCH VINCENT LINARES AS FATHER DAMIEN

Enjoy a one-man show about Father Damien, minister among the leprosy patients of Molokai, by Vincent Linares at 6 p.m. at St. John’s Episcopal Church in Kula. A calabash offering benefiting the Upcountry food bank will be available. For more details, call 878-1485.

FREE MAUI MINYO KAI RECITAL IN WAILUKU

Enjoy the fifth anniversary recital of Maui Minyo Kai with special guest Maui Taiko at 2:30 p.m. in the Maui Okinawa Cultural Center. Admission is free. The cultural center is located at 688 Nukuwai Place, across from Sack N Save in Wailuku.

LEARN ABOUT ELECTRIC VEHICLES AT FUN EVENT

Maui Electric Co. is hosting a free Go EV event that will give attendees the chance to learn about electric vehicles from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at its auditorium in Kahului. The Go EV will feature an EV ride and drive, charging station demonstrations, informational booths, food and prizes. MECO is located at 210 W. Kamehameha Ave., Kahului.

SUNDAY, NOV. 20

WAVE OF GRATITUDE AT MAUI OCEAN CENTER

Maui Ocean Center and Seascape Restaurant will be hosting a flapjack breakfast fundraiser for Boy Scouts Local Troop 808 from 8 to 10 a.m. Tickets are $8 and will include breakfast, entertainment, a silent auction and a chance to meet the troop. Tickets may be purchased by calling 280-6241 or email brad.breitbach@gmail.com.

SCHEIDEMAN STARS AS EINSTEIN IN SOLO SHOW

Enjoy a performance of “An Evening with Albert Einstein,” by Rick Scheideman at 6:30 p.m. in the Pioneer Inn courtyard in Lahaina. Tickets are $22 at the door, or call (303) 507-0987 for reservations. Seating is limited and reservations are recommended.

WEDNESDAY, NOV. 23

BRITISH BLUES SOUNDS WITH JOHN MAYALL

The godfather of British blues John Mayall will perform at 7:30 p.m. in the MACC’s Castle Theater. Tickets range from $35 to $65 (plus applicable fees). For more details, call 242-7469 or visit www.mauiarts.org.

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