Psychology Symposium Series
First Hawaiian Tower Room 306
Feb. 22 at 12:30 - 2:30
Dr. Lisa Sanchez-Johnson will discuss eating disorders, obesity,
and smoking. For more information, call 544-1410.
Secrets of Success Seminar: Time Management
Union Bishop Building Suit 211
Feb. 23 at 2 - 3 p.m.
Learn how to balance out classes, studying, work, and your
personal life. If you would like handouts for this seminar
or more information, call 544-1198.
Sea Warrior Center
Feb. 22 & 23 at 1 - 3 p.m.
Feb. 24 at 5 - 8:30 p.m.
The Palestinian-Israeli conflict through the eyes of a young
woman who must netoiate her way around roadblocks, soldiers,
and overworked officials in order to get to her wedding.
Feb. 24 at 12 - 2 p.m.
Come and show off your singing talent, read your own poetry, or come and enjoy
the company of others. This event is being sponsored by the Open Mic Club and
the Creative Writing Club. For more information, call 544-1107.
Viewpoints Film Series: “Enron: The Smartest
Guys in the Room”
Sea Warrior Center
Mar. 1 & 2 at 1 - 3 p.m.
Mar. 3 at 5:30 - 8 p.m.
A multidimensional study of one of the biggest business scandals
in U.S. history. A discussion to follow after the film. For
more information, call 544-1116.
Secrets of Success Seminar: A “Major” Decision
Union Bishop Building Suite 211
Mar. 3 at 2 - 3 p.m.
Learn how to choose which major is best suited for you with
this discussion group. If you would like handouts for this
seminar or more information, call 544-1198.
Spring 2006 Business and Technology Career Fair
First Hawaiian Tower
Mar. 3 at 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Employers from the business and technology industry will be
present to provide company/organization information and answer
questions related to the types of career (internships, part
time and/or full time) opportunities that are available in
their areas. For more information, call 544-0230.
Ko‘olau Writing Workshops
Hawai‘i Loa Campus
Mar. 4 at 8:45 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Novice and seasoned writers are welcome to attend Hawai‘i
Pacific University’s 9th Annual Ko‘olau Writing
Workshops. A $10 donation is requested, $5 for students. Parking
is free. For more information or to reserve your seat now,
The Cutting Edge: Extreme Fiber
HPU Art Gallery
Through Mar. 10 at 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
An exhibition featuring the work of the Hawai‘i Handweavers’ Hui.
This exhibition will present a selection ranging from traditional
to modern textile/fiber pieces which challenge the viewer to
determine their construction. Call 544-0287 for more information.
Music & Dance
Every Wed. at 9 p.m.
Come to Pipeline for “Latin Fever” every Wednesday.
DJ’s will be spinning salsa, merengue, cha cha, bachata,
reggae, and Latin house in two separate rooms. Complimentary
dance classes will be given from 9-9:30 p.m. by Jerome Ramos.
Jazz Minds Art & Café
Offers live jazz six nights a week, Monday through Saturday,
at 1661 Kapiolani Blvd.
Mondays, Feb. 20 & 27
Monologue Contest, weekly winners, hosted by Gene DeFrancis,
Jazz, hip hop, big band, 9 p.m.—2 a.m.
Tuesdays, Feb. 21 & 28
Auditions and Open Mic, jazz improv 8-10 p.m., hip hop for
singers/MCs 10 p.m.- midnight.
Wednesday, Feb. 22
New York-style jazz with the NewJass (sic.) Quartet with Justin
James, 9 p.m. (Ryan Kunimura-tenor sax, Dave Chiorini-bass,
Thursday, Jan 23
Wu Clan Band with Mike Lee, 6-8 p.m., Jazz Minds 945-0800
Thursday, Feb. 23
Groove Improv Artists with DeShannon Higa: urban jazz, 9 p.m.—midnight.
(Randy Wheeler-sax/video, Jerome Jones drums, Maria Remos-vocals.)
Friday, Feb. 24
Comedy Open Mic with Andy Bumatai, 7:30—9 p.m.
Friday, Feb. 24
Honolulu Jazz Quartet, 9 p.m.- midnight.
Saturday, Feb. 25
Rolando Sanchez and Salsa Hawai‘i, Latin jazz, 8 p.m.
Call 945-0800 or visit www.honolulujazzclub.com.
Feb. 25 at 10 p.m. - 4 a.m.
Featuring top island bands for the 18-and-over crowd. DJ music
will follow the concert
At the Academy of Arts
Golden Threads: New Works by Lea Ingram and Bud Spindt
Feb. 22 - Mar. 17
Intricately patterned quilts by Kauai artists Lea Ingram
and richly colored glass vessels by by Honolulu artists Bud
are featured in an exhibition of reflections on the joy of
Honolulu Print Maker’s 78th Annual Juried Exhibition
Feb. 22 - Mar. 17
The biggest print exhibition of the year featuring works by
contemporary print makers statewide. The exhibition is organized
by the Honolulu Print Makers.
The Shining One:
The Tale of Genji in Edo
Through March 5
The first 2006 exhibition of the Michener Collection of Japanese
woodblock prints focuses on how the famous Japanese novel The
Tale of Genji (Genji Monogatari) was visually interpreted during
the Edo period (1615-1868) and its impact on society.
Through April 9
This textile gallery will display distinct features of Hawaiian
kapa through embellished surface designs. Call 532-8700 for
Persian Visions: Contemporary Photography From Iran
Through April 16, 2006
More than 60 works provide a rare and revealing view of Iranian
life in an exhibition showcasing the first survey of contemporary
Iranian photography to be presented in the United States. Among
Iran’s most celebrated photographers, these 20 artists
use this medium for cultural expression and self-exploration.
PORTRAITS OF PERSONS, VIEWS OF PLACES, AND HISTORICAL
REPRESENTATIONS OF REMARKABLE INCIDENTS: JOHN WEBBER’S IMAGES OF HAWAI‘I
Through April 30
As the first pictorial records of Hawai‘i—its people,
their personal ornamentation, habitations, sacred sites, their
interaction with Westerners, and finally, the tools they used—Webber’s
drawings and prints are crucial records of the Hawaiian people
and their culture before its Westernization, and they provide
a fascinating glimpse into Hawai‘i’s past.
Art After Dark: Life in the Pacific of the 1700s:
The Cook/Forster Collection of The Goerge August Univeristy
Feb. 23 - May 14
An extraordinary exhibition of Pacific objects collected during
the voyages of Captain James Cook between 1768 and 1779. This
exhibit represents the most comprehensive presentation of 18th-century
cultural objects from the Pacific.
Port-Goulphar, Belle-Île, 1887
Through May 2006
Visitors to the Academy’s newly renovated Western art
galleries are in for a special treat. You will discover a marine
subject by Claude Monet, Port-Goulphar, Belle-Île, 1887,
on generous loan from the Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney.
This splendid painting by Monet predates the Academy’s
depiction of water lilies by some 30 years and represents a
period of increased travel for the artist. For more information,
Tour and Tea
Tours are led by volunteer docents that have completed a rigorous
two-year training program. Visitors will explore the galleries,
learn more about art and culture, and socialize over a cup
of tea. Discussions in the galleries offer insight into many
cultures and time periods. For more information , call 532-8700.
Feb. 21 & 26
A visit to Old England tour led by Stephen McClaran.
Feb. 28 and Mar. 5
Baroque and Rococo decorative tour led by Jean Culbertson.
Films at the Doris Duke Theatre
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For more information, call 532-8700.
Mar 1 - 3
Albert Wendt is one of the South Pacific’s leading novelists,
poets, and dramatists. This documentary is based on Wendt’s
essay, “The New Oceania.” It presents a history
of cultural renewal in the Pacific and celebrates the explosion
of creative activity by Pacific Artists.
Sima Ural presents a clever, funny, and ironic docudrama tracing
the story behind the stereotypical “dusky maidens” —portraits
of sexualized Polynesian women in velvet paintings.
The Land Has Eyes (Pear Ta Ma ‘on Maf)
Mar 1 at 1 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.
The story of Viki, a young Pacific Islander who redeems her
family’s name by exposing the secrets of her island’s
most powerful and important people.
Tama Tu (Sons of Tu: The God of War)
Six Maori battalion soldiers wait for night to fall in the
ruins of a ruined Italian home. This film is on the short list
for the Oscar for best short.
Big Waves & Tall Tales
Mar 2 at 1 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.
Spectacular short stories from surfing’s wild frontier!
This documentary features stunning film footage, gargantuan
waves and dramatic accounts that will take you on a “surfari” that
you will never forget.
Polynesian pride and cultural identity are challenged when
young men from Samoa and Hawai‘i journey stateside to
realize their boyhood dreams.
Mar 3 at 1 p.m., 4 p.m., and 7:30 p.m.
An investigation begins after a girl is found dead in a small
town. It will call into question our established assumptions
about the characters and their lives in their town.
Caress (after Roland Barthes)
An artistic work based on A Lover’s Discourse: Fragments
by philosopher Roland Barthes. Co-presented by UH Art Deparment.
Tristram Shandy: A Cock and Bull Story
Mar 4 - 9 at 1 p.m., Mar. 4 - 8 at 7:30 p.m., Mar. 5 at 4 p.m.
A hilarious inventive adaptation of the classic 18th-century
comic novel The Life and Opinions of Tristam Shandy, Gentleman
by Laurence Stern. Witty, sly, and entertaining in its characterizations,
this film is a must-see.
At the Contemporary Museum
Catalyst Artist in Residence: Shepard Fairey
Through Feb. 26
Fairey’s epic art and cultural campaign began in 1990
with his “Andre the Giant Has a Posse” sticker.
Fairey completed a number of projects while in residence here
in Honolulu, including an installation on the screen windows
surrounding the gallery exterior, lanterns in the Monkey Pod
Tree, and an installation at Makiki Skate Park.
The Art of Alan M. Leitner
The artist will discuss his work from process to content. He
will touch on both the figurative and abstract aspects of his
painting and how it relates to alchemy, and how its roots are
dawn from abstract expression.
Personal Affects: Power and Poetics in Contemporary South
Feb. 24 - May 7
An exhibition that showcases artists on the cutting edge, most
of whom have received little or no exposure in New York. Features
an extraordinary line up of 17 artists working in diverse media.
Tropical Reflection: Drawings, Paintings, and Sculpture
Through June 6
Internationally recognized artist Jun Kaneko known primarily
for his large ceramic forms exhibits for the first time drawings
from his Hawaiian Series. These bold and elegant drawings will
be shown alongside several of his sculptures. A native of Japan,
Kaneko is influenced by Asian aesthetic sensibilities and Zen
Over There: Paintings
Through June 6
Originally from Berlin, Germany, Erika Klara Luecke uses abstraction
with a formal structure in her paintings to record the past.
Luecke has a degree in painting from the Academy of Arts, Berlin
and has exhibited at numerous galleries throughout Germany.
The Contemporary Museum at First Hawaiian Center presents her
first major exhibition in Honolulu.
Art in Public Places
Mar. 3 through Sept. 2
A Hawai‘i Arts Season 2006 highlight event featuring
performance artists, walking statues, and a live band. A special
exhibition chronicling the history and process of commissioning
Curators Talk with Sophie Perryer
Feb. 22 at 7 p.m.
Sophie Perryer, co-curator of this exhibition, will discuss
contemporary Sotuh African culture and arts. Open to the
public with free admission.
Film Screening: The Luggage is Still Labeled: Blackness in
South African Art
Mar. 1 at 7 p.m.
Film showing in conjunction with the exhibition of Personal
Affects. Open to the public with free admission.
Ho‘ohuli, to Turn Around
Through Mar. 12, 2006
Daily 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Eager to learn the Native Hawaiian arts? Come and celebrate
a theme of restoration as Bishop Museum prepares to undergo
a major renovation of Hawaiian Hall which features the works
of Native Hawaiian contemporary artists alongside special Museum
collection items. Tickets are available along with kama‘aina
and military rates. For more information, call 847-3511.
Army Community Theatre
Feb. 23 - Mar. 11 at 7:30 p.m.
Based on T.S. Eliot’s Old Possum’s Book of Practical
Cats, the musical will be directed by Vanita Rae Smith, with
choreography and associate direction by Grace Bell Humerickhouse.
For more information, call 438-4480.
Army Community Theatre
Feb. 26, Mar. 5, 12
A thriller/drama by Byron Lavery with Jo Pruden and Richard
McPherson. For more information, call 438-4480.
University of Hawaii Kennedy Theatre
Mar. 3,4,10,11 at 8 p.m. & 5 at
The myth of Rama as a Bollywood film noir. Told from the point
of view of Ravana, Rama’s nemesis, the archetypal story
is expressed through a mix of stylization and musical fusion.
For more info, call 955-7655.
Broadway at Shanghai Bistro
Every Fri. and Sun at 8 p.m.
Broadway at the Bistro is a live entertainment cabaret show
that stars Don Conover at the keyboards and vocalist Rex Nockengust.
Admission is $20. For reservations, call 955-8668.
Borders Books, Music, Movies and Cafe
Feb. 22 at 10:30 a.m.
Feb. 24 at 8 p.m.
Damon Williams will perform his CD Reborn
Feb. 25 at 8 p.m.
Nai Pali will perform their self-titled debut CD Na Pali.
Sunset on the Beach
Feature: Madagascar (PG)
Feature: Cinderella Man (PG-13, edited)
Feature: Tentative premiere of Beyond the Break
Feature: Zathura (PG)
3rd Annual Hawai‘i Dines
Various Local Restaurants
Diners and restaurants come together to fight AIDS. Participating
restaurants in O‘ahu will donate a portion of their proceeds
to support Life Foundation, Hawai‘i’s oldest and
largest AIDS organization. Go to www.oahudines.org.