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Speaking of the pending production of All My Sons, HPU theatre manager Andrew Meader pointed out that “We have five weekends of shows for a total of 19 performances.”


Writers for Poetry award

HPU, the Hawai‘i Literary Arts Council, and the State Foundation for Culture and the Arts currently seek entries for the Fourth Annual James M. Vaughan Award for Poetry. The award will recognize a Hawai‘i writer for an outstanding poem or group of poems. The winner will receive a $500 cash award and have his or her works featured in the Hawai‘i Pacific Review, the annual literary magazine published by HPU.


Kill Bill: homage to kung-fu genre

What’s Kill Bill like? Well, take the scene from Pulp Fiction where Butch (Bruce Willis) chooses a samurai sword as his weapon of vengeance and proceeds to hack away at those who took him captive. Keep the momentum of that scene going for 95 minutes, and you’ve got Kill Bill. If you haven’t already seen Kill Bill, you should. It’s been six years since Quentin Tarantino’s last movie, Jackie Brown (a movie I always thought was underrated), and the wait has been worth it.


Louis Vuitton Hawai'i presents: 23rd Hawaii International Film Festival (HIFF)

The 23rd annual Hawai‘i International Film Festival, sponsored by Louis Vuitton of Hawai‘i, kicks off Oct. 30, and will continue through Nov. 9 with films showing at Signature Dole Cannery Theatres, the Doris Duke Theatre at the Honolulu Academy of Arts, and Hawai‘i Theatre Center. Hiff’s goal is to present films that inform, excite, and motivate the community.

HIFF: Melvin Goes to Dinner

Both disturbing and comforting the International film entitled Melvin Goes to Dinner will leave its viewers emotionally exhausted. This comedy/drama has such a strong and conversational dialogue, that it retains almost a Woody Allen kind of tint to it


HIFF: Kops makes fun of rural police officers

Swedish film director Josef Fares has done it again! HIFF 2002 successfully introduced Jalla Jalla to Hawaiian audiences, and this year HIFF introduces the second movie, Kops, made by the young director.


Ashanti - R&B princess

Ashanti, the princess of hip-hop and rhythm and blues is coming to the Blaisdell Arena on Oct. 30 at 7 p.m. for one exclusive concert. The 23-year-old singer, whose full name is Ashanti Douglas, has become one of the top female artists in today’s media.


HPU gallery show: a home for habitats

“Habitat”: another word for home, a place to live. On Oct. 5, the HPU art gallery on the Hawai‘i Loa campus, opened its doors on a multitude of habitats, physical and mental, in its latest exhibit, “The Place I Live In.”


All My Sons announces cast

HPU theater director Joyce Maltby recently announced the cast for the University’s fall production of Arthur Miller’s mid-20th century tragedy All My Sons, another in the schools continuing presentation of American classics.



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