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
Oct. 19-21, 26-28
Fri. 5:30-8 p.m.
The General Education Co-Curricular Special Events committee
will be presenting “unusual” films which will run
for 10 weeks this fall. The next films include Strange Days
on Planet Earth, Oasis of the Pacific:Time is Running Out,
and Tying the Knot. Contact Phyllis Frus at firstname.lastname@example.org
for more info.
Thank Goodness it’s Friday @ HPU
Oct. 21, Fri.
Join the Associated Students of Hawai‘i Pacific University
(ASHPU) 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.
‘Olelo Makuahine: New Hawaiian Language Based
Oct. 22, Sat. 8:30-4 p.m.
Hawai‘i Loa Campus
The Hawaiian Historical Society presents ‘Olelo Makuahine,
a conference where teachers, researchers, and writers of Hawaiian
history will engage in the legacy of Native Hawaiian history
through articles in the Hawaiian language. Registration fee
$25. Call 537-6271 for more information.
Intercultural Preview Day
Oct. 28, 11-2 p.m.
Come get a sneak peak at one of HPU’s biggest celebrations.
For more information, call the Student Life Office, 544-0277.
Oct. 28, 5:30 p.m.
At St. Andrew’s Priory. 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.
ASHPU Monsters’ Ball
Oct.30, Sat. 10 p.m.
Come celebrate a spook-tacular evening at the annual Monsters’ Ball.
Planet Hollywood. For more information, call the Student Life
Music & Dance
Pipeline Cafe,every Wed. 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.
First Annual Halloween Party
Pipeline Cafe, Mon. Oct. 31, 10p.m.
102.7 Da Bomb and IMF Visions presents their first annual Halloween
party. Dress to impress for the $1000 cash Halloween Costume
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.
At the Academy of Arts
Hawai‘i Craftsmen Annual Juried Exhibition
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.
1001 Days: The Art of Pakistani Women Miniaturists
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
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
Oct. 20-Jan. 22 (Second Rotation)
Alexander Samuel MacLeod (1888-1956) arrived in Hawai‘i
in the 1920’s and was an active member of the Honolulu
arts community. MacLeod was celebrated for his direct and sympathetic
representations of rural Oahu 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 are poignant 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 Ukiyo-e
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 info.
At the Contemporary Museum
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. 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
May Chee: An overview of
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 info.
World Film Festival
Global Lens 2005
The Doris Duke Theatre
The Global Film Initiative was founded by 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 1 p.m., 4 p.m., and 7:30 p.m. Call 532-7200
for more information.
Hollow City (Na cidade vazia)
In the aftermath of the Angolan revolution, N’dala, orphaned
at age 11, 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?
Set in an urban apartment building where neighbors, friends,
and family live in close quarters, this film focuses on three
male protagonists. The filmmaker also explores themes, depicting
the three phases of manhood in patriarchal Turkish society.
Chamber Music Hawaii Honolulu Brass Quintet-Distant Voices
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