TODAY, MARCH 8
SPRING WIND QUINTET FREE PERFORMANCE
The Chamber Music Hawaii Spring Wind Quintet, recognized as one of the nation's leading wind quintets, will present a free performance at 6:30 tonight at Wailuku Public Library, 251 High St. The quintet, a major force in the development of chamber music in Hawaii, will perform a selection of classical music and some arrangements of traditional Hawaiian songs. The program will also include demonstrations of how each instrument's sound is made, how the quintet performs together and a question-and-answer session. For more information, call the library at 243-5766.
Second Friday, Lahaina
Menehune Mayhem, Kuau
FILM SCREENING TO KICK OFF SURF EVENT
To kick off Ian Walsh's ninth annual Menehune Mayhem surf contest and celebration, the Maui pro surfer and Red Bull will be screening "Red Bull Soundwave" Walsh's Jaws film at 9 tonight. The 21-and-older event will be held at Lulu's Lahaina.
FRIDAY, MARCH 9
SOUNDS OF LAHAINA TO SWEEP STREETS
Lahaina's Second Friday street party will showcase the sounds of Lahaina throughout Front Street and its surrounding areas from 6 to 9 p.m. A blessing by the cast of " 'Ulalena" will be held at the sea wall adjacent to Hard Rock Caf. Live music at Campbell Park will feature Wilmont Kahaiali'i, 5 to 6 p.m.; Al Nip, 6 to 7 p.m.; and Eddie Tanaka, 7 to 8 p.m. Other entertainment includes The Global Battle of the Bands finals at 8 p.m. at Hard Rock Caf; Kahaiali'i, 6 to 9 p.m. at The Pioneer Inn; Visibly Shaken, 8 to 10 p.m. at Moose McGillycuddy's; Maui Jazz Society, 7 to 10 p.m. at Longhi's Lahaina; and live music at Kimo's and Blue Lagoon. Hula halau Keala Kahinano O Puna will perform at 5:45 p.m., followed by a karaoke contest hosted by Toddy Lilikoi, at The Wharf Cinema Center. For details on Second Friday art exhibitions, see In View on Page 17.
FINAL WEEKEND OF BHS' 'HAIRSPRAY'
Baldwin High School Performing Arts Learning Center and Baldwin Theatre Guild's production of "Hairspray" is in its final weeked with performance at 7 p.m. in the auditorium. For details, see Backstage on Page 5.
FREE CINEMA NIGHT: 'CLOSE ENCOUNTERS'
The Maui Arts & Cultural Center and Maui Film Festival's new free family film night, Starry Night Cinema, will screen "Close Encounters of the Third Kind" at 7 p.m. outdoors at the MACC pavilion and amphitheater. For more details, see Movies on Page 7.
FINAL WEEKEND OF MOS' 'GREASE' AT IAO
Don't miss the final weekend of Maui OnStage's "Grease" with a performance at 7:30 p.m. at the Historic Iao Theater in Wailuku. For more information, see Backstage on Page 5.
OVERTONE WILL TAKE THE STAGE AT MACC
South African a cappella group Overtone, comprising six young men discovered by Dina Eastwood and Clint Eastwood in 2009 and brought to America to record the soundtrack to Clint's "Invictus," will perform at 7:30 p.m. at Maui Arts & Cultural Center's McCoy Studio Theater. For , see Maui Beat on?Page 3.
SATURDAY, MARCH 10
MENEHUNE MAYHEM'S SURF, PRIZES, MUSIC
Join pro surfers for a swell time at the ninth annual "Ian's Walsh's Menehune Mayhem" surf competition and celebration Saturday at Ho'okipa Beach Park in Kuau. The daylong amateur youth surf contest from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. includes prizes, a scavenger hunt and activities, and features live performances by one of Honolulu's top DJs, DJ Eskae, along with Red Red Bull Thre3style champion, DJ Compose. Charley's in Paia will again host the after-competition party at 9 p.m. For more information and entry forms, visit Hi-Tech Surf Shops islandwide.
'HAIRSPRAY' PLAYS AT BALDWIN AUDITORIUM
Baldwin High School Performing Arts Learning Center and Baldwin Theatre Guild's production of "Hairspray" continues with a performance at 1 p.m. in the auditorium. See Friday's listing.
'GREASE' PERFORMS AT THE IAO THEATER
Maui OnStage's "Grease" takes the stage at 7:30 p.m. at the Historic Iao Theater. See Friday's listing.
SUNDAY, MARCH 11
FOOD, MUSIC, MORE AT 2012 LOBSTERFEST
Rotary Club of Wailku's annual fundraising LobsterFest, featuring a Dixieland band with Philip Smith, the Gentlemen of Jazz and Ellen Belarose, kicks off at 1 p.m. Sunday at the Maui Arts & Cultural Center's pavilion and courtyard; gates open at 12:30 p.m. For food details, see Side Orders on Page 20.
LAST CHANCE FOR 'HAIRSPRAY' AT BHS
Baldwin High School Performing Arts Learning Center and Baldwin Theatre Guild's production of "Hairspray" continues with shows at 2 and 7 p.m. in the auditorium. See Friday's listing.
DON'T MISS OUT ON 'GREASE' AT IAO
"Grease" takes the stage at 3 p.m. for its final performance at the Historic Iao Theater. See Friday's listing.
MONDAY, MARCH 12
MOS' ONO!: 'SONGS FOR NEW WORLD'
Maui OnStage's monthly free ONO! series returns to the Historic Iao Theater with "Songs For a New World," a musical revue by Jason Robert Brown, at 6:30 p.m. For more information, see Backstage on Page 5.