Island Events • November 14, 2019
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THURSDAY, NOV. 14
CHOREOGRAPHER PRESENTS ‘WEAVE’
The Maui Arts & Cultural Center presents a return of Rosy Simas Danse and the Maui premier of her new dance project, “Weave.” The performance is in Castle Theater at 7:30 pm. The performance of “Weave” will include dancers from the local community who were auditioned this past summer by Simas during a visit to Maui. Simas is a Minneapolis-based Native American choreographer (Seneca). Weave is a dance project drawn from the interwoven and interdependent nature of our world. “Weave” tickets are $20, $35, $45 plus applicable fees. MACC members receive a ten percent discount and kids 12 and under are half-price.
LIMU FESTIVAL PAYS TRIBUTE HANA WOMAN
Na Mamo O Mu’olea announces the 10th Hana Limu Festival at Helene Hall in Hana from 6-10 p.m. tonight and Friday, and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at Hana Bay Beach Park. Hands on activities, live music and hula, food, prizes, and of course, limu. All events are free. This year’s festival pays tribute to Hana-born educator and ethnobotanist, Isabella Kauakea Aiona Abbot, who was one of the world’s leading experts on limu. As the first native Hawaiian woman to earn a Ph.D. in science, Abbott’s work and passion continues to inspire others.
ONE-WOMAN SHOW AT PROARTS PLAYHOUSE
Laura Cole (“Singin’ in the Rain,” “The Producers,” “The Nerd”) brings her hit one-woman show to ProArts Playhouse in Kihei at 7:30 p.m. “OMG, Remember When?!” is a comedic and poignant cabaret-style show of standards and musical theatre songs that stir up humorous nostalgia . . . even the most melancholy ballad can flash back to a hilarious memory. Guest performances by Steven Dascoulias, Michael Pulliam, and Sara Jelley and accompaniment by Sal Godinez and Danny M. Tickets $15. Call (808) 463-6550 or visit www.proartsmaui.com.
FRIDAY, NOV. 15
LITTLE CHEF BIG CHEF GALA SUPPORTS YOUTHS
The Boys & Girls Clubs of Maui’s Little Chef Big Chef Gala will take place from from 6 to 9:30 p.m. at the Fairmont Kea Lani, Maui. Little Chef Big Chef is a culinary arts program that features seven youth teams of 10 members from Boys & Girls Clubs of Maui. Each team is paired with one of Maui’s top chefs to create signature pupu for guests at the event. The culmination is an evening of culinary tastings, friendly competition and live entertainment. This premier gala also features hosted drinks, dinner, a silent auction, dancing and a photo booth. Funds raised will remain on Maui to serve more than 2,300 club members and an additional 7,000 youths through outreach programs each year. To reserve a spot or for more information, contact Mandy Trella at firstname.lastname@example.org or visit BGCMaui.org.
‘PLAY ON!’ CONCLUDES AT BALDWIN HIGH
The Baldwin Theatre Guild concludes “Play On!” by Rick Abbot, directed by Linda Carnevale. Performances are at 7:30 p.m. today and Saturday, 3 p.m. Sunday in the Loudon Mini-Theatre on the Baldwin High School campus in Wailuku. Tickets are $8 adults, $7 seniors, $6 students, $3 age 10 and under and are available at the box office 45 minutes before show time.
‘CATCH ME IF YOU CAN THE MUSICAL’ OPENS
Seabury Hall Performing Arts presents “Catch Me If You Can The Muscial.” Performances are at 7 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, Nov. 15 through 23, and 3 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 24 at the A’ali’ikuhonua Creative Arts Center on the Seabury Hall campus in Makawao. Tickets are $15 for adults, $13 seniors, $8 students, with $2 discounts if purchased in advance. For more information or to purchase tickets online visit www.seaburyhall.org.
RENOWNED PIANIST TO PERFORM IN MAKENA
Ebb & Flow Arts will present a free recital with renowned pianist Naomi Niskala at Makena’s Keawala’i Congregational Church at 7:30 p.m. Niskala will perform Roger Sessions’s “Piano Sonata No. 1,” two works by Robert Helps including his “Three Hommages,” “Mementi” by Vivian Fine, which was composed in honor of the 150th anniversary of Schubert’s death, Arnold Schoenberg’s legendary “Opus 19,” and “In the Mists,” by renowned Czech composer Leos Janacek.
SATURDAY, NOV. 16
HERITAGE FESTIVAL AT WO HING MUSEUM
Chinese culture will be celebrated at the Chinese Heritage Festival at Wo Hing Museum and Cookhouse from 4 to 8 p.m. at 858 Front St. Admission is free.