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Island Events • January 9, 2020

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Must Go: Robi Kahakalau will be part of the Artist 2 Artist performance Friday at MACC.

FRIDAY, JAN. 10

HENRY KAPONO & THE HAWAIIAN STYLE BAND

Continuing Henry Kapono’s Artist 2 Artist music/talk-story series, this edition features the Hawaiian Style Band at 7:30 p.m. in MACC’s McCoy Studio Theater. Conceptualized in the ’90s as a “revolving band,” Hawaiian Style Band, led by Bryan Kessler and Wade Cambern, redefined contemporary Hawaiian music. The addition of Grammy-nominated and multiple Na Hoku Hanohano award-winner Robi Kahakalau completed the collection of distinctive vocal harmony of Hawaiian Style Band. Many of their songs remain iconic island anthems, including “Love and Honesty,” “Let’s Talk Story,” “Rhythm of the Ocean,” and “Live A Little.” Tickets: $35, $45, $65 (plus applicable fees).

HAWAII PREMIER OF ‘CURIOUS INCIDENT’

ProArts presents the Hawaii premier of “The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time,” by Simon Stephens, based on the novel by Mark Haddon, directed by Mark Collmer. Performances are at 7:30 p.m. today and Saturday, 3 p.m. Sunday at the ProArts Playhouse in Kihei. Performance will continue Thursdays-Sundays, Jan. 16-26. Tickets are $26. For more information or to purchase tickets for any ProArts event call 463-6550 or visit www.proartsmaui.com. “The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time” contains adult content, and may not appropriate for children.

Molly Oberg appears in the Hawaii premier of “Curious Incident.” Peter Swanzy photo.

ANNUAL ONSTAGE DANCE COMPANY DANCE REVUE

OnStage Dance Company presents their 2nd annual Dance Revue. The original dance showcase, choreographed by Erin Kowalick, Dejah Padon, Jaidah Gertrude, Felicia Chernicki-Wulf, Erin McCargar, Rachel Lockhart and Jessica Dungans Barton, will showcase a variety of styles including tap, jazz, modern, ballet, musical theater, contemporary and lyrical. Performances are at 7:30 p.m. today and Saturday, 3 p.m. Sunday at Historic Iao Theater. Tickets range from $25 to $30. To purchase tickets for any Iao Theater event call 242-6969 or order online at mauionstage.com.

SATURDAY, JAN. 11

TRIBUTE TO EMIL RICHARDS IN KIHEI

A tribute to vibraphone/percussion legend Emil Richards will be presented at Kihei Charter School from 6 to 9 p.m. A part time Maui resident and a regular at Blackie’s Bar, Richards, who passed on in December, specialized in major movie and TV soundtracks. His eclectic resume included recording and touring with such diverse artists as George Harrison, Frank Sinatra, Joni Mitchell, and Frank Zappa. The event will showcase members of the original “Jazz at Blackie’s” band who played with him including drummer Paul Marchetti, keyboardist Sal Godinez, John Zangrando on saxophone, Danny M on bass, vocalist/percussionist Estaire Godinez, Gene Argel on keyboards, and bassist Marcus Johnson. Also performing at the tribute are members of the Jazz Maui Players featuring percussionist Peter Dela Croce, guitarist Prem Brosio, Danny M, trumpeter Jake Thomas, saxophonist Joie Yasha, clarinetist Michael Guzalak, and, vocalists Tanama Calibri and Shea Derrick. Tickets are $15 available online at Jazzmaui.org. Seating is limited. Proceeds benefit Jazz Maui’s music education programs in which Richards participated, teaching workshops and youth clinics.

Kalani Pe‘a will perform Wednesday at The Shops at Wailea. Antonio Agosto photo.

SUNDAY, JAN. 12

HALAU WILL CELEBRATE 15 YEARS OF HULA

Halau Kekuaokala’au’ala’iliahi, under the direction of ‘Iliahi and Haunani Paredes, present Ke’ala’iliahi, a fragrant offering of aloha celebrating 15 years of hula at 5 p.m. in MACC’s Castle Theater. A preshow program starts at 3 p.m. in the courtyard, with entertainment, silent/live auctions, and Hawaiian arts & craft marketplace. Tickets: $36, General admission (plus applicable fees).

WEDNESDAY, JAN. 15

AARP MOVIES FOR GROWNUPS: ‘JUDY’

Nominated for two Movies for Grownups awards, including Best Actress and Best Time Capsule Movie, “Judy” will screen at 6 p.m. in MACC’s McCoy Studio Theater. The film follows showbiz legend Judy Garland to swinging London in 1968 for a five-week sold-out concert run and features some of her best-known songs. This free event is open to the public, however registration is required and seating is first-come, first-served. Register by phone: (844) 418-2281 or at aarp.cvent/Judy_Kahului.

FREE PERFORMANCE BY KALANI PE’A

Grammy Award-winning Hawaiian musician Kalani Pe’a will perform free at The Shops at Wailea from 5:30 to 7 p.m. With his 2016 debut album “E Walea,” Pe’a became the first Hawaiian recording artist to ever win a Hoku and a Grammy Award for the same album. His sophomore album “No ‘Ane’i,” also won a Grammy in the Best Regional Roots Music Album category.

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