THURSDAY, oct. 27
'RUTHLESS FILM' FEST KICKS OFF IN S. MAUI
ProArts Playhouse presents free 7 p.m. screenings during "Ruthless Film Festival" at its Kihei playhouse. "All About Eve" (1950, Bette Davis) plays tonight. For details, see Backstage and Movies.
TROUBLE IS BREWING ON THE NORTH SHORE — AND IT’S RAUCOUS OF THE BEST KIND. Local band the Troublemakers, featuring Lokahi Sylva on bass and vocals, Poni Brendan on guitar and vocals and Stephan Brown on percussion and vocals, will play at The Shops at Paia Bay during the biggest street party in the bustling beach town, Paia Fourth Friday. Presented by Paia Bay Cafe and Turnbull Fine Art, the free outdoor show will get the crowd going from 6:30 to 8 p.m. And it doesn’t stop there. Paia will be stacked with art demonstrations, entertainment, giveaways, fashion, performances, sales and other specials for its Fourth Friday festivities, which is quickly generating steam amid the County of Maui’s effort to launch weekly street parties around the island. A party with DJ music, a ping-pong tournament, a fashion show and more will start at 7 p.m. at Paia Inn Hotel’s outdoor area, thanks to lululemon athletica Maui, Maui Cyclery and IMRIE; fashion show starts at 8 p.m. Thee Salon will offer music by DJ, THE KIDD and guest performances by belly dancers, a silk aerialist and other entertainment. Agua De Flora presents a performance by “The Mill,” folk/bluegrass played by talented high school students. Indigo will hold a Monster Mash with DJ music. Charley’s will feature The Kryptones and Danni Girl. For details on Paia Fourth Friday, see www.paiamaui.com.
Poni Brendan (kneeling) and Lokahi Sylva are the Troublemakers, along with Stephan Brown (not pictured), the featured band at The Shops at Paia Bay on Paia Fourth Friday; photo provided by the artists. Rebekah Frausto of Lahaina keeps strolls Front Street in 2009; photo from The Maui News archives.
PARTIES AROUND MAUI WITH MAKANI CLASSIC
The Maui Makani Classic is not only an opportunity to watch professional windsurfers vie for prizes and prestige at Ho'okipa Beach Park - it's also an excuse to party during a slew of events starting tonight. The Goya and Quatro party will be held at 6 p.m. at Pauwela Cannery. The Ultra Lounge Party will be held at 6 p.m. Saturday at Neil Pryde in Kahului. And "Pizza with the Pros" will start at 6 p.m. Sunday at Flatbread in Paia. Closing ceremonies will be held at 5 p.m. Tuesday at Maui Tropical Plantation with entertainment and more. Entry is $10. See americanwindsurfingtour.com.
FRIDAY, oct. 28
PROARTS' FILM FEST CONTINUES IN KIHEI
ProArts' "Ruthless Film Festival" continues in Kihei with a 7 p.m. free screening of "Gypsy" (1962, Rosalind Russell). See Thursday's listing.
SATURDAY, oct. 29
GAMES, PRIZES, MORE AT VOLUNTEER EXPO
The fifth annual Volunteer Expo will offer fun and games, along with information by 25 nonprofit agencies on the range of social, cultural and environmental volunteer projects available in Maui. Held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Queen Ka'ahumanu Center, the event will offer kids crafts, videos, prizes and games. Jimmy Mac and the Kool Kats will play; other entertainment will be offered by the Seabury Hall Hawaiian Ensemble and magician Timothy Wenk.
DOUBLE FEATURE PLAY, CONCERT IN LAHAINA
Maui Preparatory Academy Drama Club and teen rock band 7AM present a double-feature performance: "A Year with Frog and Toad" takes the stage at 5 p.m. and a concert follows at 6 p.m. at the Maui Theater in Lahaina. For details, see Backstage.
'RUTHLESS FILM' FEST CONTINUES IN KIHEI
"Ruthless Film Festival" presents "The Women" (1939, Joan Crawford) at 7 p.m. in Kihei. See Thursday's listing.
SUNDAY, oct. 30
'A YEAR WITH FROG AND TOAD' IN W. MAUI
"A Year with Frog and Toad" at 5 p.m. and a concert by 7AM at 6 p.m. takes the Maui Theater stage. See Saturday's listing.
'SUNSET BOULEVARD' SCREENS IN S. MAUI
"Ruthless Film Festival" continues with a 7 p.m. screening of "Sunset Boulevard" (1950, Gloria Swanson). See Thursday's listing.
MONDAY, oct. 31
PROARTS WILL SCREEN 'VALLY OF THE DOLLS'
ProArts will screen "Valley of the Dolls" (1967, Barbara Parkins and Patty Duke) at 7 p.m. in Kihei. See Thursday's listing.