THURSDAY, JAN. 12
FINAL WEEKEND OF 'RUTHLESS!' IN KIHEI
"Ruthless! The Musical" takes the stage to kick off its final weekend at 7:30 p.m. at the ProArts Playhouse in Kihei. For details, see Backstage.
Kauana Torres Kahele photo provided by the MACC.
MACC SOLO SESSIONS WITH KUANA KAHELE
The MACC's Solo Session series features Na Palapali's Kuana Torres Kahele at 7:30 tonight in the McCoy Studio Theater. For details, see Maui Beat.
CASANOVA THE SPOT FOR COMEDY SHOW
Power Up Comedy's stand-up show takes the stage at 10 p.m. at Casanova in Makawao. For details, see Backstage.
FRIDAY, JAN. 13
LOTS TO CELEBRATE AT SECOND FRIDAY
To celebrate Front Street being named one of American Planning Association's 10 Great Streets in America in 2011, Lahaina's Second Friday Town Party will stack the street with food, cultural demonstrations and a flash mob. The party from 6 to 9 p.m. features entertainment at various restaurants, a flash mob by " 'Ulalena" performers outside Hard Rock Cafe at 6 p.m. and Chinese New Year activities and crafts at Wo Hing Museum. Art night and restaurant promotions will be included, along with shopping discounts at select locations.
SECOND FREE LANAI JAZZ FEST KICKS OFF
The second annual free Lanai Jazz Festival, featuring Grammy winner Skip Martin from Dazz Band and Kool & the Gang, kicks off from 6 to 9 p.m. at Manele Bay. For details, see Maui Beat on Page 3. For a full schedule, see www.LanaiJazzFestival.com.
'ONE HOT WINTER'S NIGHT' ON IAO STAGE
"One Hot Winter's Night" will take the stage at the Historic Iao Theater at 7:30 p.m. See Backstage.
'RUTHLESS!' PLAYS AT PROARTS PLAYHOUSE
"Ruthless! The Musical" plays at 7:30 p.m. at the ProArts Playhouse in Kihei. See Thursday's listing.
FREERADICALS PLAYS AT STELLA BLUES CAFE
Performing tunes from its CD "SoulFire Radio," the Freeradicals Projekt brings its funky hip-hop grooves to Stella Blues Caf at 9 p.m. For details, see Maui Beat.
SATURDAY, JAN. 14
LANAI JAZZ FESTIVAL CONTINUES ALL DAY
Lanai Jazz Festival starts at 9 a.m. at Coffee Works and continues through the day at various locations. See Friday's listing.
PROARTS PRESENTS 'RUTHLESS!' MUSICAL
"Ruthless! The Musical" performs at 7:30 at the ProArts Playhouse in Kihei. See Thursday's listing.
MACEO PARKER WILL BRING FUNK TO MACC
Maceo Parker performs with his band at 7:30 p.m. at the Maui Arts & Cultural Center's Yokouchi Pavilion Courtyard. See Maui Beat.
SUNDAY, JAN. 15
FREE JAZZ FESTIVAL WRAPS UP ON LANAI
Lanai Jazz fest starts at 9 a.m. at Blue Ginger Blue Ginger Caf and continues from 10 a.m. to noon at The Lodge at Koele. See Friday's listing.
LAST CHANCE TO SEE PROARTS' 'RUTHLESS'
"Ruthless! The Musical" will give its final performance at 3 p.m. at the ProArts Playhouse in Kihei. See Thursday's listing.
FREE 'STARRY NIGHT' FILMS START AT MACC
The MACC's newest free series, "Starry Night Cinema," starts with a screening of Sony Pictures' "Surf's Up" at 6:30 p.m. outdoors at the Yokouchi Pavilion. See Movies.
JAZZ, DANCING AT TIMBA IN LAHAINA
Join Maui Blackie and Sara Gadarian for an evening of jazz and dancing with Gene Argel and five-piece band, plus guest saxophonist Eric Schneider, from 7 to 10 p.m. at Timba in Lahaina. See Maui Beat.
MONDAY, JAN. 16
MARCH, FESTIVITIES TO MARK MLK JR. DAY
Presented by the African American Heritage Foundation of Maui, Martin Luther King Jr. Day peach march and festivites will start at 11 a.m. at UH-Maui College's Kaahumanu parking lot.