THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 18
NEW SLACK KEY SHOW WILL FEATURE BROTHER NOLAND
George Kahumoku Jr.'s new monthly Slack Key Show will feature Brother Noland at 7:30 tonight at MACC's McCoy Studio Theater. For more information, see Maui Beat on Page 3.
ISLE’S OWN ONE INITY AT GREAT AMERICAN SMOKEOUT-MAUI
Get back to local roots with one of Maui’s favorite homegrown roots-reggae bands, One Inity, during the Great American Smokeout Event — Maui from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at Kalama Park in Kihei. With hits like “Greener,” “Jah Will Be There,” “Deliverance,” and “One Life,” the band will be sure to get the crowd singing and skanking to their original songs. The Great American Smokeout Event — Maui will include food booths, prize giveaways and a youth talent show. Additional entertainment will be provided by Island Souls, REAL Youth West Side band and others. Presented by the Coalition for a Tobacco Free Hawaii, the celebration aims to provide healthcare education and awareness, to support smoke-free beaches and to spur youth involvement in Maui County. Entry is free. For more information, call Coalition for a Tobacco-Free Hawaii, Maui coordinator Eva Valdez at 870-6104. For details on One Inity, visit www.oneinity.com.
Magician Brenton Keith will have many tricks up his sleeve during the Kula School Harvest Festival.
Honolulu-based rockabilly band Hell Caminos will swing into action Saturday at Stella Blues in Kihei.
Rachel Schutz, soprano, will make a guest appearance during the Ebb & Flow Arts Ensemble concert Sunday.
Maui Arts & Cultural Center concert is the right way to “Wrong Way:” Sublime with Rome’s Rome Ramirez (from left), Eric Wilson and Bud Gaugh are gearing up to get down at 6 p.m. Sunday.
Jason Rodriguez & Joe Foster photo
FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 19
'THE DROWSY CHAPERONE' CONTINUES AT SEABURY
"The Drowsy Chaperone" will play at 7 p.m. at the Seabury Hall Performance Studio to kick off its final weekend onstage. For details, see Backstage on Page 5.
'WONDERFUL WIZARD OF OZ' TO TAKE THE S. MAUI STAGE
During its final weekend of performances, "The Wonderful Wizard of Oz" will take the stage at 7:30 p.m. at the ProArts Playhouse at Azeka Mall in Kihei. For details, see Backstage on Page 5.
SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 20
KULA SCHOOL FEST TO HOLD FUN, FOOD, ENTERTAINMENT
The 23rd annual Kula School Harvest Festival "Our Keiki, Our Future" from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. will come packed with entertainment, food and fun for the whole family. Games, prizes, bouncing castles, pony rides, a slide and obstacle course, and a kiddie bookstore will be offered for keiki; and crafts, a silent auction, produce and flowers will be in store for adults. Performances include Gary and Abe Hawaiian Music, Melinda Caroll, Kula Hip-Hop Crew, Halau Pomaika'i O Kalani, King Kekaulike High School Marching Band, Brenton Keith & his Bag O' Tricks, Mrs. Walker's Jammin' Jr. Kindergarten, Cyrus Clarke, Kula Daddies and Isle of Maui Pipe Band. Entry is free. For details, call 283-9280.
PROARTS' 'THE WONDERFUL WIZARD OF OZ' CONTINUES
"The Wonderful Wizard of Oz" will play at 4 and 7:30 p.m. at the ProArts Playhouse at Azeka Mall in Kihei. See Friday's listing.
'ALOHA KALIKIMAKA' SET TO FEATURE HARP, JAZZ SOUNDS
The fifth annual "Aloha Kalikimaka" Gala Fundraiser from 6 to 10 p.m. will offer an evening of festival holiday adornments, isle cuisine and drinks, along with holiday entertainment featuring harpist Celia Canty and Benoit JazzWorks. Held at the historic Yokouchi Estate in Wailuku, the event will benefit the Pacific Cancer Foundation. Designer Christmas trees and wreaths, holiday dining table decor packages and celebrity artist ornaments will be auctioned. For tickets and more information, call the Pacific Cancer Foundation at 243-2999 or visit www.pacificcancerfoundation.org.
'THE DROWSY CHAPERONE' WILL PLAY AT SEABURY HALL
"The Drowsy Chaperone" will play at 7 p.m. at the Seabury Hall Performance Studio. For more information, see Friday's listing.
JOHN MAYALL BAND TO PLAY AT MACC'S CASTLE THEATER
The John Mayall Band will perform at 7:30 p.m. at the Maui Arts & Cultural Center's Castle Theater. Shemekia Copeland will open the show. For details, see Maui Beat on Page 3 or www.mauiarts.org.
HONOLULU'S HELL CAMINOS WILL PLAY AT STELLA BLUES
There's one place for rock on the Maui rock this weekend:?Stella Blues in South Maui. The Hell Caminos, a psychobilly band from Honolulu, will headline a concert with Order of the White Rose and The Sausage Act at 10 p.m. Tickets are $10. Moving from rockabilly into punk and swing, Hell Caminos proves musical versatility can be right next door (or a couple islands over). For details, call Stella Blues at 874-3779.
SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 21
'WONDERFUL WIZARD OF OZ' FINAL PERFORMANCES TODAY
"The Wonderful Wizard of Oz" will close its run with final performances at 1 and 4 p.m. at the ProArts Playhouse at Azeka Mall in Kihei. See Friday's listing.
LAST CHANCE TO CATCH 'THE DROWSY CHAPERONE'
"The Drowsy Chaperone" will close its run with a final performance at 3 p.m. at the Seabury Hall Performance Studio. For more information, see Friday's listing.
EBB & FLOW ARTS ENSEMBLE CONCERT AT MACC THEATER
Ebb & Flow Arts specializes in fusing contemporary music, art and multimedia events to connect artistic expressions and cultures. With a concert a 5 p.m. at MACC's McCoy Studio Theater, the Ebb & Flow Arts ensemble, which includes some of Hawaii's leading musicians including Ignace Jang, violin, Scott Anderson, clarinet, and Robert Pollock, composer/pianist and founder of Ebb & Flow Arts, will premiere composititions commissioned by Michael-Thomas Foumai and Eunhye Park, and will perform works by Maurice Ravel, Ralph Vaughn Williams and Pollock. Cellist Joanna Morrison and soprano Rachel Schutz will make special guest appearances. A pre-concert discussion will start at 4 p.m. For details, see Maui Beat on Page 3.
SUBLIME WITH ROME GETS READY FOR MACC
Sublime with Rome will play at the MACC events lawn at 6 p.m. Gates open at 4:30. The Dirty Heads will open. For details, see Maui Beat on Page 3.
TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 23
FIRSTLIGHT FILMS SET FOR CASTLE THEATER
Maui Film Festival's FirstLight films continue with screenings of "Fair Game" at 6 p.m. and "Nowhere Boy" at 8 p.m. Tuesday at the Maui Arts & Cultural Center's Castle Theater. For details and ticket information, see Movies on Page 7 or visit www.mauifilmfestival.com.
WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 24
CATCH FEATURE FILMS AT CASTLE THEATER
FirstLight will feature showings of "Waiting for Superman" at 6 p.m. and "127 Hours" at 8 p.m. Wednesday at MACC's Castle Theater. See Tuesday's listing.