Island Events • May 10, 2018
THURSDAY, MAY 10
‘PEANUTS’ IS TASTY TREAT AT PROARTS PLAYHOUSE
ProArts Playhouse concludes “You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown” at 7:30 p.m. with additional performances at 7:30 p.m. Thursday through Saturday and 3 p.m. Sunday at the ProArts Playhouse in Kihei. Tickets are $26. For tickets and information, call 463-6550 or visit www.proartsmaui.com.
FRIDAY, MAY 11
LAHAINA TOWN PARTY IS A ROCKIN’ GOOD TIME
Don’t miss Lahaina Second Friday Town Party from 5 to 9 p.m. at Campbell Park. Enjoy ono eats, vendor booths, arts and crafts, keiki activities, Lahaina merchants and groups such as Maui Writers Ink, and free entertainment including Hawaiian Music Jam featuring Maui Music Mission, Uncle George Kahumoku Jr. and more. For specific times and details, visit www.mauifridays.com.
‘WALL-E’ STARS AT MACC’S STARRY NIGHT CINEMA
Bring the family to a free outdoor screening of the animated classic “WALL-E!” at 7:30 p.m. at Maui Arts & Cultural Center in Kahului. Gates open at 6 p.m. with music by DJ Hands, a keiki art activity and a prize giveaway. Low-back beach chairs and/or blankets welcome. Food and drinks will be available for purchase. Seating is first come, first served. In the event of rain, screening moves to Castle Theater. For more information call 242-7469 or visit www.mauiarts.org.
STEINBECK CLASSIC TALE SHINES AT MAUI ONSTAGE
You can still catch Maui OnStage’s take on John Steinbeck’s “Of Mice and Men” — the story about George Milton and Lennie Small during the Great Depression — at 7:30 p.m. tonight and Saturday, 3 p.m. Sunday at the Historic Iao Theater in Wailuku. Tickets range from $20 to $40. For tickets and more information call 242-6969 or order online at www.mauionstage.com
SPECIAL STORYTIME FOR SPECIAL KEIKI, PARENTS
Children’s speech language pathologist Yuejiao “Rachel” Liu will read Eric Carle’s “The Very Lonely Firefly” and other stories at 10 a.m. at Kihei Public Library, followed by keiki crafts and an information session for parents and caregivers seeking services. For more information call 875-6833.
CLASSICAL MUSIC FEST CLOSES IN GRAND STYLE
The 2018 Maui Classical Music Festival winds down with a final slate of performances featuring music by Ponce, Brahms and Faure beginning at 7 p.m. at Keawala’i Congregational Church in Makena. For more information, call 298-1862 or visit www.mauiclassicalmusicfestival.org.
MELE MEI MA MAUI AT LAHAINA BANYAN TREE
Mele Mei celebrates Hawaiian music with performances by legendary musicians and Na Hoku award-winners. Catch Mele Mei ma Maui from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. today and Saturday at Lahaina Banyan Court Park. Admission is free. For more information, visit www.melemei.com.
CATCH ORIGINAL REVUE CREATED BY STUDENTS
The Baldwin High Performing Arts Learning Center and Baldwin Theatre Guild presents annual “Variety Show Extravaganza” featuring singing, dancing and skits at 7 p.m. with additional performances at 7 p.m. Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday at the Loudon Mini-Theatre at Baldwin High School campus in Wailuku. General admission tickets are $5 and are available at the box office 30 minutes prior to show time.
SATURDAY, MAY 12
LEARN THE FINE ART OF GARDEN-POT PAINTING
Garden pot-painting workshop kicks off at 10 a.m. at Maui Nui Botanical Gardens, 150 Kanaloa Ave. in Kahului. Learn basic painting techniques, general plant care and planting with native species. Email firstname.lastname@example.org for reservations or call 249-2798 for more information.
MONDAY, MAY 14
EXHIBIT SCREENING OF COSMOS-RELATED FILM
In conjunction with the biennial student art exhibit, “Young Creatives: Intergalactica” (open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Schaefer International Gallery), “The Connected Universe” screens at 7:30 p.m. at the MACC’s McCoy Studio Theater. General admission tickets are $20 (plus applicable fees). For tickets and more information, call 242-7469, visit the box office or go online at www.mauiarts.org.
ONO! BRINGS MUSIC OF 21ST CENTURY TO LIFE
ONO! presents “12 from 21: The Music of 21st Century Broadway” at 6:30 p.m. at the Historic Iao Theater in Wailuku. Admission is free. All ONO! or “one-night only” events are free. For more information, visit www.mauionstage.com.
WEDNESDAY, MAY 16
DISCOVER CLASSIC MARK TWAIN WITH PAPA LOPAKA
Writer, English literature scholar and long-time reader of classic books, Papa Lopaka (Robert DeVinck) presents a dramatic reading of the illustrated comic book based on Mark Twain’s “The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn” at 3 p.m. at Kihei Public Library. Small snacks are provided by the Kay A. Edwards Memorial Fund. Admission is free. For more information, call 875-6833.
BLUES GUITARIST JOSH SMITH WAILS AT MACC
Blues “Boy Wonder” Josh Smith, who released his first album at age 14, takes the stage with his Power Trio at 7:30 p.m. in the MACC’s McCoy Studio Theater. Tickets are $45 and $60 (plus applicable fees). For tickets and information, call 242-7469, visit www.mauiarts.org or go to the box office.
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