Island Events • March 1, 2018
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TODAY, MARCH 1
THE REAL STORY BEHIND HIROSHIMA’S NUKE BLAST
Writer, teacher and peace activist Melinda Clarke presents her journey of discovery regarding the atomic blast in Hiroshima from 6 to 8 p.m. at Akaku Upstairs Salon (333 Dairy Road) in Kahului. The presentation will include her quest leading to interviewing A-Bomb survivors; confiscated video documenting the devastation; her essay and words of hope in avoiding war through the Kellogg-Briand Pact. RSVP for this free event at 871-5554 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
WINTER / DERRINGER ARE ‘STILL ALIVE AND WELL’
See Edgar Winter and Rick Derringer in concert in their ‘Still Alive and Well’ — A Tribute to Johnny Winter Hawaii Tour 2018 at 7:30 p.m. in the Castle Theater at the Maui Arts & Cultural Center in Kahului. Tickets are $46, $61 and $76, with a limited amount of $91 Gold Circle seats (plus applicable fees). For more information or to purchase tickets, visit the box office, call 242-7469 or go online towww.mauiarts.org.
FRIDAY, MARCH 2
ANCIENT INDIAN MUSIC AT TEMPLE OF PEACE
Enjoy an evening of ancient Indian music featuring traditional melodies and rhythms (raga and tala)
performed by Daniel Paul on tabla drums and Will Marsh on the sitar (12-stringed lute) beginning at 7:30 p.m. at Temple of Peace located at 575 Haiku Road in Haiku. Tickets are $15, purchased in advance at www.eventbrite.com or $20 at the door. For more information, visit www.willmarshmusic.com orwww.tabladaniel.com.
UNCOVER FUN IN SPOOF OF CLASSIC ‘THE 39 STEPS’
John Williams and Patty Lee star in the spoof of Hitchcock’s political thriller, “The 39 Steps” by Patrick Barlow opening at 7:30 p.m. in ProArts Playhouse in Kihei. Additional performances are at 7:30 p.m. Thursdays through Saturdays and 3 p.m. Sundays through March 25. Tickets are $26. For more information or to purchase tickets for any ProArts event, call 463-6550 or visit www.proartsmaui.com.
WAILUKU TOWN PARTY HAS FOOD, MUSIC, MORE
First Friday Town Party features arts, crafts, shopping, food booths, trucks and more from 6 to 9 p.m. on Market Street in Wailuku. Free entertainment includes Get up & Dance, Maui 8-Track Players and the Ritz-Carlton’s Celebration of the Arts presenting John Cruz, Keiki of Punana Leo O Maui and Ikaika Blackburn with Na Hoa. Also, Fresh Island Art Gallery features “It’s a Party” with art by Sean Baba and Art on Market is selling “Bucks for Ducks” to benefit Imua Family Services. For more information, visit www.mauifrridays.com.
COMIC RETELLING OF ‘THE PRINCESS AND THE PEA’
Baldwin Theatre Guild presents “Once Upon a Mattress” — a humorous twist on the Hans Christian Anderson classic — at 7 p.m. at the Baldwin Auditorium on the H. P. Baldwin High School campus in Wailuku. Additional performances are at 7 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, 2 p.m. Sundays through March 11 with an additional 2 p.m. matinee on March 10. Tickets are $12 for adults, $10 for seniors, $7 for kids ages 12 to 17 and $5 for ages 11 and under and are available at the box office 45 minutes before show time. For more information, call 984-5673.
MAUI ONSTAGE SAYS TO ‘COME TO THE CABARET’
The curtain rises on Maui OnStage’s presentation of “Cabaret,”at 7:30 p.m. in the Historic Iao Theater in Wailuku. Based on the John Van Druten play “I Am a Camera” and the Christopher Isherwood novel “Goodbye to Berlin,” the story takes place in a seedy, avant-garde Berlin cabaret, overseen by a gender-bending Emcee, during the rise of the Nazi Party. Additional performances are at 7:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, 3 p.m. Sundays through March 18. Tickets range from $20 to $40. To purchase tickets or for more information, call 242-6969 or order tickets online at www.mauionstage.com.
SATURDAY, MARCH 3
BRIAN REGAN PERFORMS HIS BRAND OF STAND-UP
Comedian Brian Regan has a Netflix special and a recurring role on a series plus much more under his belt. He brings his stand-up act to the stage at 8 p.m. in Castle Theater at the MACC. Tickets are $57.50 (plus applicable fees). For more information or to purchase tickets, visit the box office, call 242-7469 or order online at www.mauiarts.org.
FLORAL GARDENS IN KULA HOSTS MUSIC LAULIMA
Enchanted Floral Gardens of Kula celebrates Maui visitors and the kamaaina hands that have helped EFG grow with a music laulima today from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. with continuous music including Benny Uyetake, Maui Blues Co. and Jim Spector on classical/flamenco guitar. The celebration continues from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday with Laurie Balubar, Richard Dancil, Swing Star, and John Zangrando and Gene Argel. Also enjoy catered food, natural healers, hula and psychic palm readings. Daily admission is $10 for kamaaina, $8 for seniors and $12 for visitors. For more information, call 727-2180.
SUNDAY, MARCH 4
GIRL’S DAY FESTIVAL AT KA’ANAPALI BEACH HOTEL
Enjoy all things feminine, including kimono dress-up by Maui Minyo kai, photo ops in kimono, four-generation Hinamatsuri doll collection, Maui Taiko drums, Japanese calligrapher and crafts, celebration brunch and Hawaiian music during Hinamatsuri Girl’s Day Festival from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Ka’anapali Beach Hotel. Prices are $48 for adults and $25 for children between 6 and 12 years of age. For more information and reservations, call 667-0124 or visit www.tikiterracerestaurant.com.
FIND TREASURES, GOODS AT ANNUAL PAIA BAZAAR
Sample traditional Japanese foods and peruse antiques, Japanese collectibles,new and used furniture, crafts, produce and rummage bargains from 7 to 11 a.m. at the Paia Mantokuji Soto Zen Mission on Hana Highway across from the Paia Community Center. For more information, call 579-8051.
MONDAY, MARCH 5
CABARET NIGHT AT CAFE DEL VINO IN MAALAEA
Enjoy dinner and a cabaret show from 5 to 9 p.m. at Cafe del Vino on the upper level of Maalaea Harbor shops. Seatings are at 5:30, 6 and 6:30 p.m. Show begins at 7 p.m. and includes performance and four-course feast (plus tax and tip). For prices, reservations and more information, call 868-0732.
TUESDAY, MARCH 6
CAFE MEETING HOPES TO HELP WITH LIFE, DEATH
Doorway Into Light Executive Director Reverend Bodhi Be hosts Death Cafe at 6 p.m. at Fernando’s Mexican Grill in the Ka’ahumanu Center in Kahului. The first of a monthly first-Tuesday discussion group, the objective is to increase awareness of death, thereby helping people make the most of their finite lives. The discussion is free. For more information, call 575-7870.
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