TODAY, FEB. 27
'THE PLAY'S THE THING' AT PROARTS IN KIHEI
ProArts' "The Play's the Thing" continues at 7:30 p.m. in the ProArts Playhouse in Kihei. Additional performances are 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and the last show is at 3 p.m. Sunday. For tickets and more information, see Backstage or call 463-6550.
“The Tempest” cast Cy Leal (from left), Garrett Harrell, Cameron Baker, Vanessa Satoza, Stephany Fatheree, Judy Malano and Elizabeth Marian.
Photo by Jack Grace
Jan Kasprzycki’s “Lingering Light”
Photo provided by Turnbull Fine Art
FRIDAY, FEB. 28
KKHS PRESENTS 'THE TEMPEST' ON CAMPUS
King Kekaulike High presents Shakespeare's "The Tempest" at 7 p.m. in the school cafetorium. The show continues 7 p.m. Saturday; the last performance is at 3 p.m. Sunday. Tickets are $8 for adults and $6 for students, available only at the door a half hour before the show.
'FIDDLER ON THE ROOF' AT THE PLAYHOUSE
"Fiddler on the Roof" is presented by the Maui Academy of Performing Arts at 7:30 p.m. at the Steppingstone Playhouse in Queen Ka'ahumanu Center. The show continues 7:30 p.m. Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday through March 16. Tickets range from $18 to $24. Visit www.mauiacademy.org, call 244-8760 or purchase through the customer service kiosk.
BALDWIN PRESENTS 'HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL'
Baldwin High School Performing Arts Learning Center and Baldwin Theatre Guild presents "High School Musical." The show opens tonight at 7 in the Baldwin High School auditorium. Performances continue 7 p.m. Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday. Tickets are $12 for adults, $10 for seniors and $7 for children 17 and younger. The box office opens 45 minutes before showtime. Seating begins at 6:30 p.m.
'THE DIVINERS' OPENS AT SEABURY HALL
"The Diviners," presented by Seabury Hall Performing Arts, opens tonight at 7 in the 'A'ali'ikuhonua Creative Arts Center. The show continues 7 p.m. Saturday and 3 p.m. Sunday. Admission is $12 for adults, $10 for senior citizens and $5 for students. For tickets and more information, call 573-1257 or visit www.seaburyhall.org.
'LA CAGE AUX FOLLES' OPENING NIGHT GAY-LA
Maui OnStage invites you to the opening night "gay-la" event of "La Cage Aux Folles" at the Historic Iao Theater in Wailuku. Doors open at 6:30; performance is at 7:30 p.m. Prices range from $40 to $50. For more information on special activities and prizes, see Backstage on Page 5, visit www.mauionstage or call 242-6969. Show continues to March 16.
SATURDAY, MARCH 1
OBSERVE AND PLAY FAMILY DAY AT MACC
Parents and children are invited to Maui Arts & Cultural Center's Schaefer International Gallery to see the kapa exhibit, watch kapa demonstrations and make a small piece of art to take home. The event takes place from 10 a.m. to noon and is free. For details, visit www.mauiarts.org or call 242-7469.
FRESH WORK FOCUS OF FESTIVE PAIA OPENING
Explore exciting, new work at Paia Contemporary Gallery's first exhibition of the year, which kicks off with a festive reception from 6 to 8 p.m. The show features sculptor Caprice Pierucci of Texas and painter Michael Kessler of New Mexico. In conjunction with the opening, fashion designer Tamara Catz will be hosting a special event at her boutique next door, with live music, a fashion show and kombucha bar. For details, call the gallery, 83 Hana Highway, at 579-8444 or visit www.paiacontemporarygallery.com.
TURNBULL FINE ART TO HOST JAN KASPRZYCKI
Renowned artist Jan Kasprzycki will unveil his latest body of work during a reception from 6 to 9 p.m. at Turnbull Fine Art, 137 Hana Highway, Paia. Kasprzycki, who paints in abstract and representational styles, is known for scenes of radiant flowers and pastorals of quiet magnitude, according to a gallery release. "I'm a colorist," Kasprzycki said. "It is color that takes my hand and tells it what to do." Wine and pupu will be served. For information, call Turnbull Fine Art at 579-9385 or visit www.turnbullfineart.com.
'THE SECRET GARDEN' RENAISSANCE FAIRE
"The Secret Garden," a Renaissance Faire, is presented by ROOTS School from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Makawao Union Church Community Hall. Admission is $5 per person and costumes are encouraged. All proceeds to benefit ROOTS, a school providing children with "Real Ongoing Opportunities To Soar."
NATHAN AWEAU AND JEFF PETERSON LIVE
Nathan Aweau and Jeff Peterson, playing and recording under the name of Mamo, perform at 7:30 p.m. at the Maui Arts & Cultural Center's Yokouchi Pavilion & Courtyard. Admission ranges from $30 to $65. For tickets, visit the MACC box office, call 242-7469 (from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday to Saturday) or buy online at www.mauiarts.org.
LAHAINA WHALE AND OCEAN ARTS FESTIVAL
Lahaina Town Action Committee hosts the Lahaina Whale and Ocean Arts Festival from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the Banyan Tree Park. Artists display their marine-themed art for sale, while musicians and hula troops entertain. Lots of activities for the keiki. Free admission, nonperishable food donation encouraged for the Maui Food Bank.
BEATLES' SING ALONG AT MULLIGAN'S IN KIHEI
Celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Beatles coming to America, featuring Louise Lambert, The Houseshakers and others from 7 p.m. at Mulligans on the Blue. Tickets are $15 in advance or $20 at the door. Prizes for Best Beatles and '60s costumes. For more information or tickets, visit www.louiselambert.com or call 205-3971 or Mulligans at 874-1131.
SUNDAY, MARCH 2
CELEBRATE GIRL'S DAY AT KA'ANAPALI BEACH
Ka'anapali Beach Hotel celebrates "Hinamatsuri" Girl's Day with a special brunch from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. The Japanese Cultural Society of Maui will have hands-on crafts, display of antique traditional dolls, performances and more. For details and tickets, call 667-0124.