Island Events • June 27, 2019
Featured events this week
THURSDAY, JUNE 27
BREAKOUT ART EXHIBIT AND AUCTION FUNDRAISER
Emerging new artists of Maui including Dina Cline, Kristen Chiara-Gann, Marisela Bracho, Megan Frame, Kirk Boes, Jim Knoeppel and Robert Gann are on display from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. today through Friday. A reception and silent auction to benefit Mana’o Radio, Lokahi Pacific and the exhibiting artists will be held Saturday at the Pono Building, 62 Market St. in Wailuku (next to Historic Iao Theater). Doors open at 5 p.m., reception and silent auction runs from 6:30 to 10 p.m. For more information, call 281-6275.
‘KEEP ON KEEPING ON,’ JAZZ FESTIVAL SCREENING
The fourth annual Jazz Maui East Meets West Festival includes a screening of the documentary “Keep on Keeping On.” The film follows 93-year-old jazz legend Clark Terry to document his mentorship of 23-year-old blind piano prodigy Justin Kauflin as he prepares to compete in an elite, international competition. Screening is at 7 p.m. at King Kekeaulike Performing Arts Center in Pukalani. Tickets are $10 at door.
TAKE COMMAND OF YOUR FINANCIAL FUTURE
Retirement strategist Lis Arcienega, walks the public through the process of assessing financial goals and setting the things in motion that can help bring them to fruition. She will also talk about a new retirement paradigm in which folks take a break from work, gain some new technological skills and then rejoin the workforce in a different capacity, possibly repeating the pattern several times. Admission is free, but reservations are recommended by calling 871-5554 or visiting www.akaku.org/salon.
HAWAIIAN MUSIC SERIES FREE LAHAINA CONCERT
Relax under the stars and enjoy a free concert featuring Dwight Kanae on the Baldwin Home Museum lawn on the corner of Dickenson and Front Streets in Lahaina brought to you by The Lahaina Restoration Foundation. Blankets, mats and low beach chairs are welcome. Performance is from 6 to 7:30 p.m. For more information, call 661-3262 or visit www.lahainarestoration.org.
FRIDAY, JUNE 28
DANCE CLASSES WITH JAZZ MAUI CONNECTIONS
In association with Jazz Maui’s East Meets West Festival, special dance classes are being offered by SAMMAY Dizon, a Bay Area-based choreographer /producer and interdisciplinary performance artist at Omori Dance Studio A at Maui Arts & Cultural Center in Kahului. Today: 1 to 2 p.m. — In8 Flow; 3 to 4 p.m. — Hip hop. Saturday: 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. — Hip hop; 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. — Rooted rhythms. Cost is $10 per class. To register or get more information about the classes, call Bryant Neal at 283-3576. Registration is not available at MACC box office.
FOURTH FRIDAY TOWN PARTY IN KIHEI ROCKS
Come to the south shore of Maui for Kihei’s Fourth Friday Town Party from 6 to 9 p.m. at Azeka Shopping Center Mauka. Enjoy ono food booths and trucks, arts and crafts, plenty of great local shopping and free entertainment including Kaleo Phillips, Dezman Yap and Kapua’s Entertainment. Complimentary parking at Azeka Makai, Kihei Plaza and St. Theresa Church. For more information, visit www.kiheifridays.com.
FOLK POP SENSATION STREETLIGHT CADENCE
Alternative folk-pop sensation Streetlight Cadence, who began as street performers trying to earn grocery money while college students in Honolulu, performs at 7:30 p.m. in McCoy Studio Theater at MACC. Tickets are $25, $35 and $45 (plus applicable fees).
ONE-NIGHT-ONLY SWING & SOUL DANCE PARTY
Come join the fun with Louise Lambert, Maui’s Swing Queen, and R.E. Metoyer’s Blues Rock & Soul Review at Gig’s Place Studio, 330 Ohukai Rd., Unit 106, in Kihei. Arrive early to learn a few couples’ dance moves before the band begins to play. East Coast Swing Intro Dance Class begins at 6:30 p.m. West Coast Swing Intro Dance Class begins at 7 p.m. Band plays from 7:30 to 10 p.m. Tickets are $20 in advance and may be purchased at www.louiselambert.com or by calling 205-3971.
NIGHT OF MUSIC TOUCHES THE HEART AND SOUL
Join Joe Marshalla for a night of music and story sure to touch the heart and soul. He will be joined by Tim Flood on lead guitar. Performance is at 7:30 p.m. at Temple of Peace, 575 Haiku Rd., Haiku. For more information, call 575-5220.
SATURDAY, JUNE 29
MULTIMEDIA SHOWCASE FROM EBB & FLOW ARTS
Ebb & Flow Arts presents multimedia show featuring four short films, a stage composition based on Ovid’s “Echo and Narcissus” and dramatic readings of Jean Giono’s “The Man Who Planted Trees” as well as selected poems by W.S. Merwin. Admission is free; donations are appreciated. Performance at 7:30 p.m. at ProArts Playhouse at Azeka Shopping Center Makai in Kihei. For more information, visit www.ebbandflowarts.org or call 876-1854.
KATIE THIROUX TRIO HEADLINES JAZZ MAUI
Celebrated and internationally renowned bassist and vocalist Katie Thiroux lights up the night with her all-star trio of Justin Kauflinn and Matt Witek, and guest artists Sheryl Renee, Mike Lewis and Paul Contos at 7:30 p.m. in McCoy Studio Theater at the MACC. Tickets are $35 and $45 (plus applicable fees). (See Maui Beat in this issue for more information.)
SUNDAY, JUNE 30
SUNSET JAZZ: BENEFIT FOR MUSIC EDUCATION
The Altitude Deck, 650 Lipoa Pkwy. in Kihei, presents live jazz, a dessert bar and a Maui sunset from a covered roof-top venue with spectacular mountain to ocean views beginning at 5 p.m. This non-alcoholic event features Latin jazz and blues with Joie Yasha, Sal Godinez, Danny M, Mike Lewis and guest artists. Contemporary jazz is provided by the debut project Concept 2 by Jazz Metropolis’s Lee Norris, and features Sanada and Prem Brosio. Tickets are $10. For more information, call 283-3576 or visit www.altitudedeck.com.
* To purchase tickets or request information for events at the Maui Arts & Cultural Center in Kahului, call 242-7469, visit www.mauiarts.org or head to the box office (unless otherwise specified in event listing).
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