Island Events • April 4, 2019

Featured events this week

Emily Blunt as Mary Poppins • Friday at MACC; courtesy the MACC.

THURSDAY, APRIL 4

HIP-HOP HITS MAUI WITH EVOLVED ATMOSPHERE

Hip-hop’s Atmosphere has not only survived two decades of making music, but continues to thrive. Catch the dynamic group perform at 7:30 p.m. in Castle Theater at Maui Arts & Cultural Center in Kahului. Tickets are $29.50 and $39.50 (plus applicable fees). To purchase tickets or for more information, visit the box office, call 242-7469 or go online to www.mauiarts.org.

BE ENCHANTED BY ART AT ENCHANTRESS GALLERY

The public is invited to an artist reception and live-painting demonstration featuring seascape artist Walfrido Garcia and abstract artist Lane Swan from 6 to 9 p.m. at Enchantress Gallery in The Shops at Wailea. For information on the artists and gallery, visit www.enchantressgallery.com

Dancers performing in “Boys in Trouble” • Monday at Omori Studio A, MACC; LYDIA DANILLER photo.

FRIDAY, APRIL 5

NAVIGATE WAILUKU AT FRIDAY TOWN PARTY

Wailuku First Friday Town Party offers food booths and trucks, arts and crafts, shopping, entertainment and more from 6 to 9 p.m. on Market Street. This week’s highlights include music by Kuaola, Ahumanu and Luna Overdrive, plus a Hawaiian voyaging and navigation exhibit, Kui A Lei workshop and an open-house party for pop-up shop Rag Queen of Maui. Admission is free. For more information, visit www.mauifridays.com.

CIRCUS COMES TO TOWN WITH SUPERHERO THEME

See aerial ballet, clown antics and motorcycle daredevils as The Super American Circus 2019 opens its tent flaps at 7:30 p.m. on the Baldwin High School campus. Additional shows are at noon, 4 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Saturday and 1 p.m., 4 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Sunday. Ticket prices range from $28 ($14 for children ages 3 to 12) to $49.50 for ringside seats and can be purchased at www.superamericancircus.com or www.ticketmaster.com.

Lukas Nelson (center) & Promise of the Real • Tuesday & Wednesday at Paia; courtesy the artists.

MARY POPPINS RETURNS TO BIG SCREEN AT MACC

The sequel to 1964’s original film about a family’s magical nanny, “Mary Poppins Returns” dazzles again at 7 p.m. (gates open at 5:30) on the MACC’s Starry Night Cinema screen outdoors in the A&B Amphitheater. Set up your low beach chairs and blankets early, then enjoy the pre-movie festivities. Admission is free. Visit www.mauiarts.org or call 242-7469 for information.

AUTHOR, PLANT ECOLOGIST GRACES THE GREEN ROOM

Dr. Robin Wall Kimmerer, author of “Braiding Sweetgrass: Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge, and the Teachings of Plants,” presents at 7 p.m. in McCoy Studio Theater at the MACC as part of the Merwin Conservancy’s Green Room series. Tickets are $25 and $10 for students with ID (plus applicable fees) and include post-presentation book signing and reception. To purchase tickets or for more information, visit the box office, call 242-7469 or go online to www.mauiarts.org.

SATURDAY, APRIL 6

SCREENING CELEBRATES FILMMAKER’S LIFE, WORK

The reimagined, full-spirited adaptation of director Bob Stone’s magical “Taylor Camp,” which documented the creation of a 1969 hippie commune on Kauai, screens at 7:30 p.m. in the MACC’s Castle Theater. Tickets are $18 (plus applicable fees) and include a courtyard celebration at 5:30 p.m. For tickets and information, visit the box office, call 242-7469 or go online to www.mauiarts.org.

POLISH YOUR STICKS FOR MEMORIAL GOLF TOURNEY

The 31st annual Pundy Yokouchi Memorial Golf Tournament, a major fundraiser for MACC arts and education programs, kicks off at 7 a.m. at The Dunes at Maui Lani, with registration at 6 a.m. Entry fee for a two-person team is $300 and includes a full day of fun, prizes, lunch, refreshments and more. Call 243-4237 for registration and information.

MONDAY, APRIL 8

DANCE WORKSHOP, MORE FOR LGBTQ COMMUNITY

Led by professional dancer Sean Dorsey, an innovative dance and creativity workshop geared toward the LGBTQ community and allies takes place from 5 to 6:30 p.m. in the MACC’s Omori A studio. The $10 nonrefundable registration fee includes discount coupons for next week’s Sean Dorsey’s “Boys in Trouble” dance show (April 11). On Tuesday, Dorsey and a distinguished panel discuss Trans rights and cultural/racial justice at 6 p.m. in Morgado Hall at the MACC. Admission is free. For tickets and information, visit the box office, call 242-7469 or go online to www.mauiarts.org.

TUESDAY, APRIL 9

MAUI FAVE LUKAS NELSON & BAND ROCK CHARLEY’S

Fresh with songwriting credits for “A Star is Born” and a killer album, Lukas Nelson is back performing on island with Promise of the Real. Catch them at 9 p.m. today and Wednesday at Charley’s Restaurant & Saloon in Paia. Tickets are $45 and available at www.charleysmaui.com.

ABSTRACT COLLAGE CLASS FOR CREATIVE GROWNUPS

Cross Currents at the MACC offers an abstract art collage class taught by Maui artist Sidney Yee from 6 to 8 p.m. in the McCoy Multi-Purpose Room. The $30 fee covers instruction, materials and Yee’s upcoming reception and exhibit later this month. Register by Friday by calling 243-4287.

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