Special Events Week of Sept. 29
THURSDAY, SEPT. 29
GET TO THE HEAD OF THE CLASS FOR SLAM
Ellen Peterson and Charlie Beach Back to School Slam 2010.
Photo by Jack Grace Photography.
Photo by Kristina Campbell
Get schooled with Maui Slam Poetry at 9:30 tonight at Casanova in Makawao. Computer nerds, jocks, preps, thesbos, plastics, art freaks and band geeks are called to the front of the class to perform inspired slam poetry and open mic, during the Back to School Poetry Slam competition, which offers $100 in cash for the top prize. Boomshot and Douglas DeBoer will bring turntable sorcery and visual alchemy. Aaron Holmes is guest emcee. Sign up to perform by 9:30 p.m.; prop, costumes and music are welcome. Not performing? Take your seat for up-close entertainment. Cost is $5 before 9:30 and $10 afterward. For details, find Maui Slam on Facebook.
FRIDAY, SEPT. 30
'THE GARDEN OF BE' AT THE IAO THEATER
Tess Cartwright's "The Garden of BE" takes the stage at 7:30 p.m. at the Historic Iao Theater in Wailuku. For details, see Backstage.
SATURDAY, OCT. 1
OKTOBERFEST KICKS OFF AT MULLIGAN'S
Grab your lederhosen and celebrate Oktoberfest at Mulligan's on the Blue in Wailea. Presented by the Rotary Club of Kihei-Wailea, the bash kicks off from 4 to 9 p.m. with German food, drinks, music, dancing, pipes, oompah band and live and silent auctions. Tickets are $45 in advance and $50 at the door. Proceeds support Rotary local and international projects. For details, visit mulligansontheblue.com.
MACC OPERA: DAME KIRI TE KANAWA
Maori opera sensation Dame Kiri Te Kanawa, accompanied by pianist Terence Dennis, will take the stage at 7:30 p.m. at the Maui Arts & Cultural Center's Castle Theater. For details, see Maui Beat.
'GARDEN OF BE' TAKES THE STAGE
"The Garden of BE" plays at 7:30 p.m. at the Historic Iao Theater. See Friday's listing.
SUNDAY, OCT. 2
MAUI FILM FESTIVAL'S 'GEORGE HARRISON'
Maui Film Festival presents a screening of "George Harrison: Living in the Material World" at 6 p.m. at the Maui Arts & Cultural Center's Castle Theater. For details, see Movies on Page 7 and Maui Beat.
'GARDEN OF BE' HAS FINAL PERFORMANCE
Tess Cartwright's "The Garden of BE" performs for the last time at 3 p.m. at the Historic Iao Theater. See Friday's listing.
WEDNESDAY, OCT. 5
ERIN SMITH TO ROCK FREE WAILEA SHOW
Powerhouse Erin Smith will pack a vocal punch during her concert at The Shops at Wailea from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Don't miss the free show with the leading lady of acclaimed local band The Throwdowns.