TODAY, FEB. 23
IKAIKA BLACKBURN TO PLAY FREE SHOW
Live Hawaiian music continues on Front Street as the Hawaiian Music Series features Ikaika Blackburn and guests from 6 to 7:30 tonight at the Baldwin Home Lawn in Lahaina. Blackburn, leader of isle groups Keahelawemalie and Na Hoa, is recognized as a gifted Hawaiian falsetto singer. Relax under the stars and enjoy the free concert presented by The Lahaina Restoration Foundation. Call LRF at 661-3262 or visit www.lahainarestoration.org.
“Grease” photo by Jack Grace.
Ikaika Blackburn (right) photo provided by Lahaina Restoration Foundation.
High Seas Dixieland Band photo by Bruce Wheeler.
Trey McIntyre Dance Project photo of dancer Brett Perry by Air.
BALLET'S BEAUTY AT THE MACC TONIGHT
The beauty of ballet and its many forms come to the Maui Arts & Cultural Center's Castle Theater at 7:30 tonight with the Trey McIntyre Dance Project. Acclaimed choreographer McIntyre, who has created more than 80 works for top dance companies, formed the dance project in Idaho. "Our goal is to use the inherent beauty of ballet vocabulary to create dances that authentically and clearly convey the emotion and grace of life's journey, while meaningfully engaging audiences in the experience," he said. Don't miss the opportunity to see his work unfold before your eyes. Tickets are $12, $30, $40 (plus applicable fees), available from the MACC box office, 242-7469 and www.mauiarts.org.
GET CAUGHT IN 'THE MOUSETRAP' IN KIHEI
"The Mousetrap" plays at 7:30 p.m. at ProArts Playhouse in Kihei. For details, see the review on Page 6.
FRIDAY, FEB. 24
HIGH SEAS PLAYS AT BRIGIT & BERNARD'S
The High Seas Dixieland Band members will bring their authentic New Orleans jazz to Mardi Gras celebrations at Brigit & Bernard's Garden Caf in Kahului. The band, which has played together for more than 20 years, will perform from 6 to 9 p.m.; the event includes an all-you-can-eat southern buffet. For details and reservations, call 877-6000.
AT STELLA BLUES
Hailed as one of Hawaii's most successful groups, HAPA - comprising Barry Flanagan and Ron Kuala'au - returns to the Stella Blues Cafe stage for a performance marking 20 years since the release of the duo's debut album. The dinner and show ($60) starts at 6 p.m.; show only ($30) begins at 7:30 p.m. For more information and reservations, visit stellablues.com or call 874-3779.
SEABURY'S 'CHERRY ORCHARD' OPENS
Seabury Hall's "The Cherry Orchard" opens at 7 p.m. at its on-campus performance studio in Makawao. For more information, see Backstage.
FREE CINEMA NIGHT WITH 'DOLPHIN TALE'
Starry Night Cinema, the new free, family film screenings presented by Maui Film Festival and County of Maui, will screen "Dolphin Tale" at 7 p.m. outdoors on the A&B Amphitheater lawn. Bring a blanket or beach chair to relax in front of the giant screen, and enjoy casual dining, drink specials, music and activities. Gates open at 5:30 p.m. For more information, visit www.mauiarts.org.
KAMEHAMEHA DRAMA PRESENTS 'OUR TIME'
Kamehameha Schools Maui presents "Our Time" at 7:30 tonight at its Kula campus. For details, see Backstage.
'GREASE' PLAYS AT THE IAO THEATER
Maui OnStage's "Grease" plays at 7:30 p.m. at the Historic Iao Theater in Wailuku. For details, see Backstage.
'THE MOUSETRAP' PERFORMS IN KIHEI
ProArts' production of "The Mousetrap" plays at 7:30 p.m. in Kihei. See Thursday's listing.
SATURDAY, FEB. 25
HIGH SEAS PLAYS AT BRIGIT & BERNARD'S
The High Seas Dixieland Band will play from 6 to 9 p.m. at Brigit & Bernard's Garden Caf in Kahului. See Friday's listing.
'LIVING IN LIGHT' FILM PREMIERES IN HAIKU
The world premiere of "Living in Light," a 90-minute documentary narrated by Neale Donald Walsch and produced by Paul Gangnier, kicks off with a reception at 7 p.m., followed by the screening at 8, with pupus, music and dancing to follow at The Studio Maui in Haiku. The film "explores new spiritual insights into the true nature of our being." Tickets are $15 in advance and $20 at the door. For more details, call Studio Maui at 575-9390.
SEABURY PRESENTS 'CHERRY ORCHARD'
Seabury Hall's "The Cherry Orchard" plays at 7 p.m. in Makawao. See Friday's listing.
'OUR TIME' PLAYS AT KAMEHAMEHA
Kamehameha Schools Maui presents "Our Time" at 7:30 tonight at its Kula campus. See Friday's listing.
TAKE A BITE OUT OF CAKE AT THE MACC
Take a bite out of American alternative rock band CAKE when they rock MACC's Castle Theater at 7:30 p.m. For more information, see Maui Beat.
PUNK ROCK DOUBLE BILL HEADS TO KIHEI
Punk bands Ill Repute and M.D.C. will rock Stella Blues Cafe in Kihei during a double-bill concert that includes Campfire, Order of the White Rose, Breakaway Demon Sex at 8 p.m. See Maui Beat.
MAUI ONSTAGE'S 'GREASE' AT IAO
Maui OnStage's "Grease" plays at 7:30 p.m. at the Historic Iao Theater. See Friday's listing.
'MOUSETRAP' PLAYS AT PROARTS IN KIHEI
ProArts' "The Mousetrap" plays at 7:30 p.m. in Kihei. See Thursday's listing.
SUNDAY, FEB. 26
'GREASE' TAKES THE STAGE AT IAO THEATER
"Grease" takes the stage at 3 p.m. at the Historic Iao Theater. See Friday's listing.
'THE MOUSETRAP' PLAYS IN S. MAUI
ProArts' "The Mousetrap" plays at 3 p.m. in Kihei. See Thursday's listing.