THURSDAY, NOV. 10
MAPA'S FREE PUPPET OPERETTA UPCOUNTRY
The Maui Academy of Performing Arts will present a free performance of "Tales from Here & There," a puppet operetta, at 10 a.m. at Makawao Public Library. For more showtimes and other details, see Saturday's listing.
Kurtis Lamkin • Haiku
Ice Sculpting Contest • Lahaina
Maui chef and ice artist Chris Kasin photo provided by Gilbert & Associates.
FREE W. MAUI SHOW WITH TERESA BRIGHT
Hawaiian music's soulful singer Teresa Bright will perform a free concert from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. today at the Baldwin home lawn in Lahaina as part of the Lahaina Restoration Foundation's ongoing Hawaiian Music Series. The multi-Na Hoku Hanohano award winner has also received Hawaii Academy of Recording Arts' highest honor of "Female Vocalist of the Year." For details, call LRF at 661-3262 or visit www.lahainarestoration.org.
SLAM POET KEALOHA TO PERFORM ON LANAI
Hawaii's "unofficial slam poet laureate" Kealoha, an internationally-acclaimed poet and storyteller, will offer a free performance at 1:45 p.m. at Lanai Public & School Library. The one-hour show, which combines storytelling, movement, music, theater and interactive speaking, is suitable for ages 12 and older. For details, call the library at (808) 565-7920.
'PACIFIC VIBRATIONS' SCREENS FOR BENEFIT
"Pacific Vibrations," a 1970s classic surf film, will screen at 6:30 p.m. at Maui Preparatory Academy in Napili. The documentary, filmed in 1969 by Lahaina's John Severson, hall-of-fame surfer, artist and founder of Surfer Magazine, will be shown as a benefit for the school. Severson, grandfather of Maui Prep 2nd-grader Zoe Gonzales, will introduce the film. Advance tickets are $5 at Lahaina Music; cost is $8 at the door. Doors open at 6.
KURTIS LAMKIN TO PLAY KORA CONCERT
Kurtis Lamkin, an established poet and musician from Charleston, S.C., will perform from 8:30 to 10 tonight at The Studio Maui in Haiku. Lamkin plays the kora, a West Africa stringed instrument made from a large gourd. Mana'o Radio's Kathy Collins will host the event. Tickets are $15 presale and $20 at the door. For details, www.thestudiomaui.com.
TATTOO ENTHUSIASTS UNVEIL INK IN S. MAUI
Unroll the sleeves and take out the tribals. Show Me Your Tats, an event for tattoo enthusiasts to show off their ink and talk story with others in the tattoo community, kicks off at 8 tonight at South Shore Tiki Lounge in Kihei. Maui Brewing Co. specials will be offered. DJ Slackin' plays at 10 p.m. For details, 280-5249.
COMEDY SHOW TAKES CASANOVA'S STAGE
Power Up Productions presents Stand Up Comedy Live at 10 p.m. at Casanova in Makawao. For details, see Backstage.
FRIDAY, NOV. 11
MAUI FILM FESTIVAL PRESENTS 'THRIVE'
Maui Film Festival presents the Maui portion of the world premiere of "Thrive" at 7 p.m. at the Maui Arts & Cultural Center's Castle Theater. For details, see Movies.
KKHS' 'FIGHTING FOR MY SELF' PLAYS
King Kekaulike Drama presents "Fighting for My Self" at 7 p.m. at the high school. For details, see the Review.
'SNOW WHITE AND THE SEVEN DWARFS'
Don't miss the final weekend of Baldwin High School's "Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs," starting with a show at 7:30 p.m. at the school's Loudon Minitheater. For details, see Backstage.
SATURDAY, NOV. 12
2 FREE SHOWS: 'TALES FROM HERE & THERE'
Maui Academy of Performing Arts presents two free performances of "Tales from Here & There" at 10 and 11:30 a.m. at Queen Ka'ahumanu Center's Steppingstone Playhouse. For details, see Backstage.
ICE BECOMES ART IN SCULPTING CONTEST
Chainsaws. Three hundred pounds of ice. And a rapidly morphing, i.e. melting, artistic medium. Hawaii's only annual ice sculpting contest returns to Lahaina Cannery Mall from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday and Sunday as 10 artists from Hawaii and Japan vie for prize money. Catch the 2011 International Ice Sculpting Competition before the art returns to its original watery state. Entry is free. For details, see www.lahainacannerymall.com.
PERFORMANCE OF 'FIGHTING' AT KKHS
KKHS' "Fighting for My Self" plays at 7 p.m. See Friday's listing.
TWO OPTIONS TO SEE 'SNOW WHITE' AT BHS
BHS' "Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs" plays twice at 2 and 7:30 p.m. at the school's Loudon Minitheater. See Friday's listing.
SUNDAY, NOV. 13
'WORD BECOMES FLESH' AT THE MACC
Marc Bamuthi Joseph's "Word Becomes Flesh" - a fusion of poetry, hip-hop dance, live music and visual art - will take the stage at 7:30 p.m. in the Maui Arts & Cultural Arts Center's Castle Theater. For details, see Backstage.
'FIGHTING FOR MY SELF' PLAYS KKHS
KKHS' "Fighting for My Self" plays at 3 p.m. See Friday's listing.
BALDWIN'S 'SNOW WHITE' CONTINUES
BHS' "Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs" will have its final performance at 5 p.m. See Friday's listing.
MONDAY, NOV. 14
FREE ONO! AT IAO: 'THE ROCK OF AGES'
Maui OnStage presents its monthly free ONO! performance, "The Rock of Ages," at 6:30 p.m. at the Historic Iao Theater. For details, see Backstage.
TUESDAY, NOV. 15
'WORD BECOMES FLESH' ON MOLOKAI
As part of the MACC's "Artist in the Community" program, Marc Bamuthi Joseph and The Living Word Project will perform excerpts from "Word Becomes Flesh" at 6 p.m. at Molokai's Kalaniana'ole Hall. See Sunday's listing.