Kahului – Volunteers Karen Maeda (from left, first photo), Sharmen Graydon and Donna Ponce take a break to “surf” the photo-op area set up for Observe & Play Family Day at the Schaefer International Gallery earlier this month. Photo courtesy the Maui Arts & Cultural Center. • Wailuku – Carol Lem (left, second photo) and Sharyn Stone take in performances during the Maui Fringe Theater Festival at the Historic Iao Theater mid-month; Jack Grace photo.
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Kihei Bar & Grill’s Assistant Manager Janay Brash Domion (left) and GM Dan Stock show off the restaurant’s bright new look. The Maui News / CARLA TRACY photo
Leoda’s Kitchen & Pie Shop General Manager Rosie Robbins and Executive Chef Alex Yago showcase the amazing array of handcrafted foods at the Olowalu hot spot. The Maui News / CARLA TRACY photo
Stopwatch Sports Bar & Grill will kick off halftime with complimentary pupu for armchair quarterbacks by Kitchen Manager Miah Visoria (left). Also catering to food and beverage needs are Server Raycheal Williams and Cook Josh Nelons. The Maui News / CARLA TRACY photo
Dancers and aerial performers from last year’s ArT=Mixx Supernova; BRYAN BERKOWITZ photo.
South African classical guitarist Derek Gripper • Tonight at McCoy Studio, MACC; courtesy the MACC.
Henry Kapono • Friday at McCoy Studio, MACC; courtesy the MACC.
Robi Kahakalau • Friday at McCoy Studio, MACC courtesy the MACC.
Miniature whales race in whale regatta • Saturday at Maalaea; courtesy Pacific Whale Foundation.
Derek Gripper, South African classical guitarist, visits the McCoy Studio Theater tonight. Photo courtesy the MACC
Robi Kahakalau (above) joins Henry Kapono at the Maui Arts & Cultural Center’s Artist-2-Artist series at 7:30 p.m. Friday in the McCoy Studio Theater in Kahului. Tickets are $35, $45 and $65 (plus applicable fees). For tickets or more information, visit the box office, call 242-7469 or go online to www.mauiarts.org. Photo courtesy the MACC
Courtesy Fathom Events
Funny man George Lopez returns to Maui for first time in seven years. Photo courtesy the artist
Equal parts old-time clown and Monty Pythonesque silly, Tomas Kubinek performs at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 8 in Castle Theater at the Maui Arts & Cultural Center in Kahului. Tickets are $30 and $40 (plus applicable fees), with half-priced tickets for children 12 and younger. To purchase tickets, visit the box office, call 242-7469 or order online at www.mauiarts.org. Photo courtesy the artist