THURSDAY, OCT. 6
HAWAIIAN MUSIC SERIES IN LAHAINA
Joshua Kahula, the lead singer of Maui's "Nuff Sedd," is fresh off the band's second album release to perform with Preston Ako during a free Hawaiian Music Series concert from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on the Baldwin Home Museum lawn in Lahaina. Enjoy the traditional and contemporary Hawaiian sounds under the shade trees; low beach chairs, blankets and mats are welcome. Call 661-3262 or visit www.lahainarestoration.org.
'Sharing, Shopping & Symphony' * Wailea
Lily Meola, “Sharing, Shopping & Symphony” performer, photo provided by Nancy Meola
Hawaiian Music Series * Lahaina
Hawaiian Music Series photo of Preston Ako (left) and Joshua Kahula provided by Lahaina Restoration Foundation
Maui 'Ukulele Festival * Kahului
Maui ‘Ukulele Festival’s Richard Ho‘opi‘i photo provided by the MACC.
'SYLVIA' TAKES STAGE IN KAMA'AINA NIGHT
ProArts' "Sylvia" takes the stage at 7:30 tonight in Kihei for a discounted Kama'aina Night. See Backstage.
FRIDAY, OCT. 7
'MIDSUMMER' PLAYS AT SEABURY HALL
Seabury Hall's "A Midsummer Night's Dream" plays at 7 p.m. For details, see Backstage.
TAJ MAHAL, HULA BLUES BAND AT MACC
Taj Mahal and the Hula Blues Band play the Maui Arts & Cultural Center's Castle Theater at 7:30 p.m. For details, see Maui Beat.
'IF YOU LOVE ME' AT HISTORIC IAO THEATER
"If You Love Me,"an original play written by Keali'iwahine Hokoana and directed by Derek Nakagawa, takes the stage at the Historic Iao Theater for one weekend, starting at 7:30 tonight. For details, see Backstage.
'SYLVIA' PERFORMS AT PROARTS PLAYHOUSE
ProArts' "Sylvia" plays at 7:30 p.m at its Kihei playhouse. See Thursday's listing.
SATURDAY, OCT. 8
'CASINO NIGHT' TO BENEFIT NONPROFITS
Try your luck during J. Walter Cameron Center's annual fundraising benefit at 5 p.m. at the King Kamehameha Golf Course. With the theme, "Casino Night! Viva Las Vegas!" the event, a fundraiser for local nonprofits, promises to be packed with live music, a dinner, dancing and legal gambling tables including black jack, roulette, craps and more. For tickets and other details, see www.jwaltercameroncenter.org.
'SHARING, SHOPPING & SYMPHONY' STARTS
Give and receive with the first "Sharing, Shopping & Symphony" from 5 to 9 p.m. at The Shops at Wailea. A champagne reception, pupus, a silent auction and live entertainment will be held at the Windermere Valley Isle Properties location; proceeds will benefit local nonprofits. Performers include harpist Lisa Porter at 5 p.m.; Maui Pops with Lily Meola at 6 p.m.; Bentley Kalaway at 7 p.m.; Mondo Kane at 7:30 p.m. and a special musical guest at 8 p.m.
'MIDSUMMER' TAKES SEABURY'S STAGE
Seabury Hall's "A Midsummer Night's Dream" plays at 7 p.m. See Friday's listing.
'IF YOU LOVE ME' PLAYS IN WAILUKU
"If You Love Me"plays at the Historic Iao Theater at 7:30 tonight. See Friday's listing.
PROARTS' 'SYLVIA' TO TAKE THE STAGE
ProArts' "Sylvia" continues with a performance at 7:30 p.m. in Kihei. See Friday's listing.
SUNDAY, OCT. 9
PROARTS' 'SYLVIA' PERFORMS IN KIHEI
ProArts' "Sylvia" continues with a matinee performance at 3 p.m. in Kihei. See Friday's listing.
WILLIE K STORE, CD PARTY IN WAIEHU
The Willie K combo store opening/CD release party and birthday bash kicks off from noon to 4 p.m. at the Waiehu Beach Center. For details, see Maui Beat.
'IF YOU LOVE ME' AT THE IAO THEATER
"If You Love Me"plays at 3 p.m. at the Historic Iao Theater. See Friday's listing.
PRAY FOR JAPAN WITH MUSIC, MORE
Maui-based volunteer effort Pray for Japan will present live music and free pupus from 5 to 10 p.m. Sunday at Kai Wailea restaurant at The Shops at Wailea. A silent and live auction will be held. All proceeds will go toward Japanese victims of the tsunami. See www.prayforjapanfrommaui.com.
'MIDSUMMER' TAKES SEABURY'S STAGE
Seabury Hall's "A Midsummer Night's Dream" takes the stage at 7 p.m. See Friday's listing.
WEDNESDAY, OCT. 19
MAUI LIVE POETS SOCIETY READINGS
The Maui Live Poets Society kicks off a monthly program featuring poetry readings with a 90-minute reading at 6:30 p.m. at Makawao Public Library. For details, call 573-8785.