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October
Calendar

Desiree Ramirez, editor

HPU Events
Seen: New Work by Mary Mitsuda
Oct. 2-Nov. 18
Local artist Mary Mitsuda will open at the HPU Art Gallery at the Hawai‘i Loa campus. The exhibition will feature new paintings with enigmatic landscape, dripped lines, and veils of color. Free. Call 544-0287 for more information.

Viewpoints Film Series
Warmer Auditorium
Oct. 5-6, 12-13, Wed. & Thurs.
12-2p.m.
The General Education Co-Curricular Special Events Committee will be presenting “unusual” films which will run for 10 weeks this fall. The films are feature films and documentaries including Hotel Rwanda and Shake Hands with the Devil. Contact Phyllis Frus at pfrus@hotmail.com for more info.

Thank Goodness it’s Friday @ HPU
Oct. 7, 14, and 21, Fri.
Join the Associated Students of Hawai‘i Pacific University at the weekly TGIF events: a great way to kick off the weekend, have fun, and win prizes. For more information call the Student Life Office, 544-0277.

Support the Lady Sea Warriors!
Oct. 7, 14-15
Support your championship Lady Sea Warriors against rivals BYU Hawai‘i and UH Manoa. For time and place, call HPU Athletics 544-0211.

Health, Science, and Social Services Career Fair
Oct. 15, Time TBA
A great opportunity for networking and job options. For more information call the Student Life Office, 544-0277.

Halloween Hoop-la
Oct. 28, 5:30 p.m.
A time to meet new people and take your date out for something out of the ordinary. For more information, call the Student Life Office, 544-0277.

Art & Poetry
First Friday Gallery Walk
Friday, Oct. 7, 5-9 p.m.
Enjoy the Hawai‘i State Art Museum, a carnival atmosphere, and downtown galleries. Celebrate art in all its forms, forms, including tattoos, music, and street theater. Free.

GIRL FEST: Women Challenging Paradigms
Sept. 7-Oct. 9, Tues.-Sat.11 a.m.-6 p.m.
This multimedia exhibition is free and will present works of emerging and established female artists from Hawai‘i and abroad. Free. Presented by Safe Zone Foundation and The ARTS at Marks Garage, 521-2903.

Music & Dance
Bombasstic Tuesdays
Pipeline Cafe, Tues. Oct. 4, 10p.m.
Come to Pipeline Cafe for a night of entertainment with DJ Sandman and the gang from 102.7 Da Bomb. 21 and over. $1.00 drinks.

Latin Fever
Pipeline Cafe,Wed. Oct. 5, 9p.m.
Come to Pipeline for “Latin Fever” every Wednesday. DJ’s will be spinning salsa, merengue, cha cha, bachata, reggaeton, and Latin house in two seperate rooms. Complimentary dance classes will be given from 9-9:30p.m. by Jerome Ramos. 18 & over.

Everclear Concert
Pipeline Cafe, Sat. Oct. 8, 7p.m.
Believe it or not, Everclear is still around and will be in town to rock Honolulu’s alternative music fans. Tickets are available thru ticketmaster outlets. 18 & over.


Reel Big Fish and Goldfinger
Pipeline Cafe,Mon. Oct. 10, 6p.m.
Attention ska fans, get your suspenders on and get ready for Reel Big Fish and Goldfinger. This show is sure to be a rowdy time, so wear comfy shoes.The show starts at 7p.m. and is for all ages.

DVD Release Screening of Cream and Eric Clapton
Pipeline Cafe,Thurs. Oct. 13, 7p.m.
KPOI 105.9 will be presenting the DVD screening of classic rock veterans Cream and Eric Clapton. Doors open at 6p.m. and tickets are available at ticketmaster outlets. 21 & over.

Honolulu Symphony Masterworks Season
Journey Through Imagination
Blaisdell Concert Hall, Oct. 14, 16
Led by conductor Samuel Wong, The Ahn Trio will enchant audiences with their exquisite blend of sound. The trio is composed of three sisters who play the violin, piano, and cello. Their techniques are superb making the performance exciting for all. Purchase tickets over the phone at 792-2000 or online at honolulusymphony.com.

Fantastic Intensity
Blaisdell Concert Hall, Oct.21, 23
Korean-American violinist Jennifer Koh is inspired by the landscape and music of Scotland. She has dazzled audiences around the world and will be performing in Honolulu with classical poise and elegance. Purchase tickets over the phone at 792-2000 or online at honolulusymphony.com.

Theater
The Full Monty
Diamond Head Theatre, Sept.23-Oct. 9
Come enjoy the stage play and get an eyeful of fun from the stage adaptation of the film, The Full Monty. Tickets available at 733-0277 or online at www.diamondheadtheatre.com.

At the Academy of Arts
Hawaiian Idyll: The Prints of John Kelly
Sept. 8-Oct. 23

Hawaiian Idyll: The prints of John Kelly

John Kelly (1878-1962) became one of the most beloved portrayers of Hawaiians and their island lifestyle. Kelly depicted scenes of daily activities in Hawai‘i using hula dancers, housekeepers, and fisherman, among others as his models. Kelly’s work personified the beauty and grace of old Hawai‘i. The exhibition will feature impressions of some of Kelly’s best-known work and will survey his career as a printmaker.
Call 532-8700 for more information.

Hawai‘i Craftsmen Annual Juried Exhibition
Oct. 5-30
Hawai‘i Craftsmen will present a current overview of fascinating works by artists and craftsmen statewide. Hope Daniels, editor in chief of NICHE and American Style Magazine, is this year’s juror.

A Thousand and One Days: The Art of Pakistani Women

Miniaturists
Oct. 6-Dec. 11
A Thousand and One Days is an exhibit of 51 contemporary miniature paintings by eight Pakistani women artists featured in the Arts of the Islamic World Gallery. Curator Enrico Mascelloni explores boundaries of experience in a time where for centuries women were subservient to men. The artists represented in A Thousand and One Days include both women who live in Pakistan and several who are recent expatriates. Call 532-8700 for more info.

Yakimono: 4000 Years of Japanese Ceramics
Oct. 12-Dec. 11
A full range of masterpieces of Japanese ceramics from the Jomon period of 20th century B.C. through the Showa period of 20th century A.D. are here to represent the pinnacle of Japanese ceramic art. Ceramic objects of this rank have never been shown in Hawai‘i before. In addition to the exhibition, a number of special programs will be offered including Japanese and English language docent-led tours, three public lectures, and several demonstrations including traditional Japanese tea ceremony. Free. Call 532-8700 for more information.

A.S. MacLeod: Prints of Hawai‘i at War and Peace
July 21-Oct. 16 (First Rotation)
Oct. 20-Jan. 22 (Second Rotation)
Alexander Samuel MacLeod (1888-1956) arrived in Hawai‘i in the 1920s and was an active member of the Honolulu arts community. MacLeod was celebrated for his direct and sympathetic representations of rural O‘ahu and Hawai‘i’s native population. After supervising a staff of Army artists in WWII, MacLeod created a body of prints depicting those who served in the military. Some of his lithographs arepoignant reminders of Hawai‘i’s contributions of the war effort.
Call 532-8700 for more information.

Into the Light: The Shifting Palette in Edo and Meiji Period Ukiyo-e Prints
Oct. 19-Jan. 8, 2006
Explore aspects of the palette in woodblock (ukiyo-e) printmaking. The exhibition includes a number of prints that depict travel and landscape, actors, and beautiful ladies, among other subjects. Call 532-8700 for more information.

Evening Cool Japan, Edo period, late 18th-early 19th century.
At the Contemporary Museum
The Contemporary Museum Biennial Exhibition of Hawai‘i Artists
At Maui Arts & Cultural Center
Sept. 17-Oct. 16
The seventh presentation of a tradition begun in 1993, the Biennial Exhibition of Hawai‘i Artists reflects the diversity and range of work being done in Hawai‘i today. Featured artists include: Charles Cohan of Honolulu (printmaking); Sergio Goes of Honolulu (photography); Claudia Johnson of Haiku, Maui (fiber); Jacqueline Rush Lee of Honolulu (installation); Michael Lee of Honolulu (turned and carved wood); Michael Marshall of Hilo (painting); and Christopher Reiner of Honolulu (sculpture). Marcia Morse wrote the essays. Call 237-5235 for more information.

Situation Comedy: Humor in Recent Art
Sept. 9–Dec. 31
Recent work by artists from around the world that draws on various notions of the comedic: slapstick farce, the absurd, parody, irony and sarcasm, jokes, and bad taste. Situation Comedy will also strategically utilize unexpected spaces of participating venues, outside of the traditional exhibition galleries, to play off of the comedic aspects of the work. The exhibition will feature work in various media, from video and sound installations to paintings, sculpture, drawings, and photography.

David Hamma: A Year of Sundays
Oct. 7-Jan. 31
Maui artist David Hamma uses various line qualities to create sensuous and organically inspired works of art. The exhibit will feature works from 2002 to present. Call 526-1322 for more info.

May Chee: An overview of
Ceramic Works
Oct. 7-Jan. 31
May C. Chee expresses her interests, influences, technical and design abilities through her distinctive ceramic exhibit. The selection of works will be from early 1970 to late 1990. Call 526-1322 for more info.

Film
World Film Festival

Global Lens 2005
The Doris Duke Theatre
Sept. 30-Oct. 15
The Global Film Initiative was founded by in partnership with the Museum of Modern Art in New York and promotes cross-cultural understanding through cinema by presenting acclaimed films from Asia, Africa, Latin America, and the Middle East. Global Lens 2005 features 10 films from Vietnam, Angola, Algeria, Bosnia, Argentina, Mali, Turkey, Uruguay, and China. General film times are 1p.m., 4p.m., and 7:30 p.m. Call 532-7200 for more information.

Lili’s Apron (El delental de Lili)
Sept. 30, Oct. 1
Ramon and Lili’s married life is dramatically affected by Argentina’s sudden economic crisis. When Ramon is laid off, he devises a desperate plan to make money but hides its implications from Lili. Filmmaker Galperin approaches this serious tale with humor and charm, balancing the story on the edge of very dark satire.

Filmed on a shoestring budget in provincial Xi’an, this deceptively simple first feature concerns a young unemployed man who finds his life improving when, innocently at first, he starts wearing a policeman’s uniform. Shot on video, Diao’s slice of life is filled with sly humor, subtle metaphors, and the confident, gritty look of realism.

Kabala
Oct. 4-5
Magic lends a hand in this feature about a young man’s troubled relationship with his native village in Mali. When the holy well of the ancestors is contaminated, Hamalla, newly versed in modern technology, returns from exile. Kouyate’s poetic vision cleverly bridges the film’s themes of technology and the power of traditional ways.

Buffalo Boy (Muoa len trau)
Oct. 6-7
Set in southern Vietnam, this powerful coming-of-age tale is a richly textured reflection on the rhythms of daily life. The flooded landscape serves as backdrop for the mythic story of a relationship between a father and son, the cycles of life, and the inescapable flow of all things.

Whisky
An inspired and beautifully assured tragicomedy about the owner of a small, outdated sock factory, his loyal, humble assistant, and his successful younger brother. The three take a seaside trip in which farce, jealousy, and betrayal lead them to places of no return.

As Follows (El Siguiente)
Oct. 8-9
An adolescent boy gets ready to celebrate his Bar Mitzvah.

Daughter of Keltoum (Bent Keltoum)
Oct. 10-11
Young Rallia, raised in Switzerland, travels to an isolated and barren Berber settlement in the Atlas Mountains of Algeria. Her desperate search for her biological mother leads her on a journey of discovery of her extended family and traditional Berber culture.

Fuse (Gori vatra)
Oct. 12-13
This brilliantly controlled debut is an unflinchingly honest and darkly funny depiction of a community struggling to hide its unlawful activities and unhappy alliances while attempting to establish some sort of democracy two years after the war has ended and right before former U.S. President Clinton arrives for a visit.

Today and Tomorrow (Hoy y manana)
Oct. 14-15
The unavoidable downward spiral of Argentina’s middle class during the current economic crisis is vividly brought to life by the adventures of young, street-smart Paola. She becomes increasingly disillusioned and desperate, leading her to the darker corners of Buenos Aires’s nightlife.

Hollow City (Na cidade vazia)
Oct. 16-17

In the aftermath of the Angolan revolution, N’dala, orphaned at age eleven, arrives in Luanda and begins his journey alone in the unfamiliar and unwelcoming city. He meets Ze and his friends, who drift among the Luanda homeless, and is drawn into their existence of survival.

What’s a Human Anyway?
(Insan nedir ki?)
Oct. 18-19
Set in an urban apartment building where neighbors, friends, and family live in close quarters, this film focuses on three male protagonists. Director Reha Erdem lends a light touch to the film’s narrative twists while also creating a slightly nutty, circus-like environment. The filmmaker also explores more serious themes, depicting the three phases of manhood in patriarchal Turkish society.

Performances
Chamber Music Hawaii Honolulu Brass Quintet-Distant Voices
Oct. 31
Need a night of entertainment? Join us for an evening of fresh and original compositions for brass quintet. Four modern composers create sparkling sonorities and colorful textures to keep you interested.

Special Events
The Eagles: Tickets on sale now
Nov. 29-30, Dec. 2
The Eagles will be performing three shows in Hawai‘i at the Blaisdell Center. This show will definitely sell out, buy your tickets now at ticketmaster outlets or call 591-2211.

Lakers vs. Golden State preseason tickets on sale now
Oct. 11-12
Tickets for the Los Angeles Lakers preseason games vs. the Golden State Warriors at the Stan Sheriff Center went on sale July 30. Order via telephone 944-2697 or online at etickethawaii.com.

Educator’s Appreciation
Weekend
Oct. 14-18
Come to a full day of appreciation for your educator at Borders Books. Discounts for all educators. Call 591-8995 for more information.

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