Island Events • June 6, 2019
Featured events this week
THURSDAY, JUNE 6
DELTA BLUES ALIVE AND WELL AT MACC’S McCOY
Presented by Blues Bear Hawaii, Chris Thomas King — on tour behind his “Hotel Voodoo” release — shares his undisputed mastery of contemporary and traditional Delta blues at 7:30 p.m. at McCoy Studio Theater at Maui Arts & Cultural Center in Kahului. Tickets are $30, $45 and $65 (plus applicable fees).
FRIDAY, JUNE 7
FIND FABULOUS FUN WEAR AT MAPA COSTUME SALE
Searching for something outside of the island wear box? Check out Maui Academy of Performing Arts’ costume sale from 5 to 8:30 p.m. at the MAPA Main Studio, 2027 Main St. in Wailuku. Shop for everything from formal gowns to dance outfits priced from $2 to $5 during Wailuku First Friday town party. For more information, visit www.mauiacademy.org.
‘ALOHA SUMMER’ THEME OF WAILUKU TOWN PARTY
Wailuku First Friday presents “Aloha Summer” town party from 6 to 9 p.m. on Market Street. Enjoy food booths and trucks, art, crafts, local shopping, a free 10-minute introductory Mystery Maui Escape Room “Grouchy Grandma” game, live painting with Taryn Alessandro, Hawaiian voyaging and navigation exhibit, and free entertainment by Jordan Soon, PM HHB and Friends, Gene Argel, Get Up + Dance and more. For information, visit www.mauifridays.com.
SEE ULTIMATE SOLO ARTIST KELLER WILLIAMS AT MACC
Exciting and unpredictable, Keller Williams has defined the term “independent artist” with his engaging live performances. See what all the fuss is about when he takes the stage at 7:30 p.m. in the MACC’s McCoy Studio Theater. Tickets are $30, $45 and $65 (plus applicable fees).
CAT-AND-MOUSE CAPER ‘SLEUTH’ OPENS IN KIHEI
ProArts Playhouse opens the mystery “Sleuth” at 7:30 p.m. with additional performances at 7:30 p.m. Thursdays through Saturdays and 3 p.m. Sundays through June 23 at ProArts Playhouse in Azeka Shopping Center Makai in Kihei. Tickets are $26. For more information or to purchase tickets for any ProArts event, call 463-6550 or visit www.proartsmaui.com.
SATURDAY, JUNE 8
IT’S WORLD OCEANS DAY AT MAUI OCEAN CENTER
Bring your ohana and celebrate World Oceans Day with hula lessons; presentations, interactive demos and exhibits; coconut weaving; entertainment by Hui o Na Wai ‘Eha, Marty Dread and Maui Community Band; and more from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Maui Ocean Center — all included with the price of admission to The Aquarium of Hawaii. For more information, visit www.mauioceancenter.com.
LIVE MUSIC, POETRY AND SPIRITUAL DISCOURSE
“Rumi and the Inner Music” nurtures your spiritual side beginning at 7 p.m. at Mangala Yoga, 810 Kokomo Rd, #102 in Haiku. Admission is free. For more information, visit www.knowthyself.org.
MONDAY, JUNE 10
ONO! RETURNS WITH BIG ‘METEOR SHOWER’ FUN
Maui OnStage’s ONO! series returns with a staged reading of “Meteor Shower” by Steve Martin at 6:30 p.m. at the Historic Iao Theater in Wailuku. This Tony-nominated absurdist couple’s comedy by the legendary artist contains adult themes and may not be appropriate for all audiences. As always, ONO! performances are free to attend. For more information, visit www.mauionstage.com.
WEDNESDAY, JUNE 12
MAUI FILM FEST OPENS WITH DOCS AND TASTE
Maui Film Festival opens tonight with Taste of Summer from 5 to 7 p.m. on the grounds of host Grand Wailea, A Waldorf Astoria Resort followed by award presentations to actor Paul Rudd and award-winning cinematographer, director and producer Louie Schwartzberg at 7:30 p.m. Screening after the awards are documentaries “Fantastic Fungi: The Magic Beneath Us” (directed by Schwartzberg) and “Stuffed.” Individual tickets to TOS are sold out, however there are still passes available that include food-related MFF events as well as individual tickets for screenings. For tickets and more information, visit www.mauifilmfestival.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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