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HPU Events

The Gin Game
HPU Theatre, Hawai‘i Loa Campus
March 17 - April 26
HPU’s award-winning director Joyce Maltby takes on an acting challenge in a two-person show about coming to grips with the hand life has dealt them. Maltby’s co-star is long-time professional actor Don Pomes. The D. L. Coburn play is directed by Mitchell Milan, who starred as Harpagon, the miser, in HPU’s production, last season, of Moliere’s comedy, The Miser. Plays 7:30 p.m. Thursdays; 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays; and 4 p.m. Sundays. $3 HPU students; $14 other students, seniors, military; $20 general admission. Discounted ticket prices on Thursdays. Call for reservations: 375-1282.

HPU Annual Exhibiton
HPU Art Gallery, Hawai‘i Loa campus
March 19 through April 28
Open daily 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Featuring artwork in various media by artists from the HPU community. For more information e-mail or call Lynne Ledward in Student Activities: lledward@hpu.edu, 544-0287.

The Color of Fear
Warmer Auditorium
March 13, 5:15 - 8:10 p.m.
An insightful, groundbreaking film about the state of race relations in America as seen through the eyes of eight North American men of Asian, European, Latino, and African descent. For more information, e-mail or call Dan Morgan dmorgan@hpu.edu, 544-1409.

Faculty Reading
Warmer Auditorium
March 16 , 12:30 p.m.
Come watch as Kathleen Cassity, Leilani Madison, Adele NeJame, Deborah Ross, Catherine Sustana, Patrice Wilson, and others share their favorite literary pieces. For more information, e-mail Adele NeJame at anejame@hpu.edu.

Moonlit Serenade
First Prebyterian Church
March 17 at 7 p.m.
Come out and support HPU’s very own International Vocal Ensemble. The performace will be free, but donations are encouraged. For more information, call Kala‘i Stern at 544-1127.

Wanderlust: The Student Literary Magazine
Lower Bishop Room 402
March 21
HPU students are welcomed to submit their own poetry, fiction, drama, and creative nonfiction literary pieces. Be sure to include your name and contact information when submitting. For more information, call Dr. Catherine Sustana at 544-1107.

“Over 21” fundraising cocktail party for Miss Hawai‘i USA
Rumours at Ala Moana Hotel
March 27, 4-9 p.m.
Party with HPU’s own Miss Hawai‘i USA, Radasha Ho‘ohuli, and help send her to Baltimore, Md., for the April 21st Miss USA competition. Tickets are $10 presale, $15 at the door. Pupus and entertainment. For reservations, tickets: e-mail radasha@hotmail.com.

Résumé Writing Workshop
Career Services Center
March 30, noon - 1 p.m.
Wondering how to put together your résumé? Let this FREE service be your starting point. 1132 Bishop St. (FH building), Suite 502. Space is limited. Sign up by e-mail csc@hpu.edu or call 544-0230.

Viewpoints Film Series

The Corporation (U.S., 2004)
Sea Warrior Center
March 15 & 16, 1 - 3 p.m.
Warmer Auditorium
March 17, 5 - 8:30 p.m.

Spirited Away (Japan, 2002)
Sea Warrior Center
March 22 & 23, 1 - 3 p.m.
Warmer Auditorium
March 24, 5 - 8:30 p.m.

Music & Dance

Latin Fever
Pipeline Cafe
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.

Upcoming Concerts
Pipeline Cafe
Mar. 18 at 8 p.m.
Jive Record’s T-Pain will be performing live for this 18-and-over event.
Mar. 25 at 7 p.m.
Koch Record’sTalib Kweli will perform live for this 18 and over event.
Mar. 30 at 9 p.m.
Barrington Levy will perform at this 18-and-over event.
For more information, call 589-1999.

Spring Break Beach Party
Pipeline Cafe
Mar. 29 at 9 p.m.
DJ Rectangle will perform at this party that will have live music, go-go dancer championships, and tons of prize giveaways. For more information, call 589-1999.

Jazz Minds Art & Café
Offers live jazz six nights a week, Monday through Saturday, at 1661 Kapiolani Blvd.
Mondays, Mar. 13, 20, 27
Monologue Contest, weekly winners, hosted by Gene DeFrancis, 7-9 p.m.
Subliminal with Maria Ramos, 9 p.m.-1 a.m.
Tuesday,Mar. 14
Jazz open mic with Chad Host, 8-11 p.m.
Tuesday,Mar. 28
Jazz sensation David Margens Trio, 9-12 a.m.
Wednesdays, Mar. 15 & 29
Hot jazz artist’s collaboration with Jerome James and Aalieyah at 9 p.m.
Wednesday, Mar. 22
Jazz singers Ginai and Keith Scott, 9 p.m.
Thursday, Mar. 16, 23, 30
Groove Improv Artists with DeShannon Higa: urban jazz, 9 p.m.-midnight. (Randy Wheeler-sax/video, Jerome Jones drums, Maria Remos-vocals).
Fridays, Mar. 17, 24, 31
Comedy Open Mic with Andy Bumatai, 7:30-9 p.m.
Friday, Mar. 17
Honolulu Jazz Quartet, 9:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m.
Saturdays, Mar. 18 & 25
Rolando Sanchez and Salsa Hawai‘i, Latin jazz, 8 p.m. Call 945-0800 or visit www.honolulujazzclub.com.

Honolulu Symphony

Masterworks Concert: The Incomparable Renée Fleming
Neals S. Blaisdell Concert Hall
March 24, 8 p.m.
March 26, 4 p.m.

Recognized as one of the greatest artists of our day, American soprano Renée Fleming’s vocal artistry is acclaimed worldwide as the “gold standard of soprano sound.” The two-time Grammy Award winner’s sensuous voice, interpretive skills, and stylistic versatility are sought after in recordings and onstage venues worldwide.

Honolulu Pops: Elvis Costello
Neals S. Blaisdell Concert Hall
March 31, April 1, 8 p.m.
Grammy Award-winning, Oscar-nominated, Rock and Roll Hall of Famer, Elvis Costello has followed his own musical curiosity in a career spanning more than 25 years from new wave and pop to soul and classical. For information on these and other Honoluu Symphony concerts go to honolulusymphony.com. For tickets, call 792-2000.

At the Academy of Arts

Golden Threads: New Works by Lea Ingram and Bud Spindt
Through Mar. 17
Intricately patterned quilts by Kauai artist Lea Ingram and richly colored glass vessels by by Honolulu artists Bud Spindt are featured in an exhibition of reflections on the joy of spiritual connection.

Honolulu Print Maker’s 78th Annual Juried Exhibition
Through 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.

Kapa Moe
Through April 9
This textile gallery will display distinct features of Hawaiian kapa through embellished surface designs. Call 532-8700 for more information.

Through April 9
A group of seven artists come together to form an awe-inspiring exhibition that presents two-dimensional works in painting, drawing, and collage as well as the opportunity to reveal their own emotional and intellectual impetus behind their expression and art.

Bhutan: Mountains, Myths, and Mysteries
Through April 9
Self-taught photographer and avid world traveler Celiamarie Moore presents a collection of work she aquired during her weeks spent in the Himalayan kingdom of Bhutan.

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 of Göttigen
Through 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.

Claude Monet:
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, call 532-8700.

Chinese Painting of the Shanghai School
Through July 15
This exhibitition will showcase works from the most influential artists who lived and worked in Shanghai during the second half of the 19th century. Bringing these works together will showcase the relationship between art and society at the end of the Qing dynasty.

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.

Mar. 14
Marvelous Materials: How do they make them? tour led by Myra Kent.
Mar. 21 & 26
The Spell of Shell tour led by Carol Bonham.
Mar. 28 & April 2
The Art of 18th and 19th Century Hawai’i tour led by Mary Flynn.

Films at the Doris Duke Theatre
Join the Doris Duke Theatre e-mail newsletter to hear about upcoming films. To subscribe, send an e-mail to film@honoluluacademy.org. For more information, call 532-8700.

Why We Fight
Mar. 17, 18, 23, 25, 28, 29 at 1 p.m.
Mar. 17, 18, 19, 25, 26 at 4 p.m.
Mar. 17, 18, 19, 25, 269, 27, 28, 29 at 7:30 p.m.

This powerful documentary asks how a nation of, by, and for the people has become the savings and loan of a system whose survival depends on a state of constant war. The documentary isn’t heavy-handed, just disturbing.

Mar. 30 and 31 at 1p.m. and 7:30 p.m.
Mar. 31 at 4 p.m.

An adolescent boy named Gyuri struggles to make sense of his life during and after his survival of the concentration camp. This is one of the most powerful cinematic treatments of the Holocaust.

At the Contemporary Museum

Personal Affects: Power and Poetics in Contemporary South African Art
Through 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 ideology.

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
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 public art.


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.

The Songmaker’s Chair
Kumu Kahua Theatre
Mar. 16 - April 15 at 8 p.m.
This play takes audiences on an adventure into the lives of migrant peoples who now call Auckland and Aotearoa home. This story will focus on conflict, continuity, and the change that is undergone in three generations of an extended Samoan family. For more information, call 536-4222.

Special Events

Dancing in Paradise
Radisson Prince Kuhio Waikiki Hotel
Mar. 18
Sisters Offering Support and Prevent Child Abuse Hawai‘i are hosting a second chance prom to raise funds for both organizations so they can continue providing child abuse prevention services. For more information or tickets, call 941-5554.

Encore Sale, Treasures, and Collectibles
Hawai‘i Theatre Center
Mar. 18 at 7 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Gently used furniture, furnishings, art, rugs, costume jewelry, mirrors, accessories, musical instruments, household items, and much more will be on sale. Admission into the event is $5. For more information, call 528-0506.

Great Chefs Fight Hunger
Restaurant Row Lawn
Mar. 24 at 6:15 - 8:30 p.m.
Twelve of Hawai‘i’s top chefs will prepare delectable dishes for the Hawai‘i Foodbank. Call 836-3600 ext. 223.

Celebrate Kaimuki
Chaminade University Campus
Mar. 25 at 11 a.m.
This day-long event will give the community an opportunity to explore what Wai‘alae Avenue has to offer. Free guided Kaimuki trolly rides will be given. There will also be activities on campus featuring crafts, games, food, and displays. For more information, call 739-5272.

Shanghai Bistro Cooking Classes
Shanghai Bistro
Mar. 25 at 10 a.m.
Come and learn how to make sweet sesame balls (jindue) and all types of spring rolls with Chef Chih Chieh Chang. Registration is $25 and includes lunch. For more information or to make reservations, call 955-8668.

Diamond Head Crater Celebration
Diamond Head Crater
April 1 at 8 p.m.
Crater alumnus Steve Miller returns with his band to headline the show inside the extinct volcano. Other performers will be there including the Honolulu Symphony under the baton of Grammy-nominated pops conductor Matt Catingub with such special guests as Yvonne Elliman and Na Leo. Tickets $125 and up. For more information, call 735-7000.

Aloha Stadium
The Dublin, Ireland-based band will be in Hawai‘i performing for the first time in two decades. For more information, call (877) 750-4400.


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