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October
Calendar

Jesse Szymanski, editor

HPU Events


Music on the Mall
Nov. 3 at 1 -3 p.m.
Take an afternoon break to enjoy to some live music on upper Fort Street located on the downtown campus. For more details call Student Life, 544-0277.

Maunawili Falls Hike
Nov. 11, 8:30 a.m.-6 p.m.
Join RIO “Hiking Aloha Aina” for a scenic Hike to Maunawili Falls. For more information contact Blade Shepherd-Jones, razor513@hotmail.com.

Sugar Rats Disco
Hawai‘i Loa campus
Through Nov. 17
An exhibition of work by Vince Hazen will open at the HPU Art Gallery. For more information, call 544-0287.

Music & Dance


Upcoming Concerts
Pipeline Cafe
Oct. 31 at 6 p.m.
Concert with the Electric Chick Magnets.
Oct. 31 at 10 p.m.
Retro Halloween party. 21 and over welcome.

Latin Fever
Pipeline Cafe
Every Wed. at 9 p.m.
Come to Pipeline for “Latin Fever” every Wednesday. DJs 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.

At the Contemporary Museum


Dreaming of a Speech Without Words: The Paintings and Early Objects of H. C. Westermann
Through Nov. 19
Dreaming of a Speech Without Words also includes early painted objects, sculptures, and drawings, many of which have never been shown publicly. Through a dialogue between and among these early works, the exhibition attempts to shed light on Westermann’s enthusiasm for painting in the beginning of the 1950s and the implications this had for his development as an artist best known at the end of the decade for his finely crafted wooden sculptures. For more information, call 526-0232.

Hawai‘i Theatre


Hawai‘i Theatre Docent Tours
Tuesdays at 11 a.m.
Experience Hawai‘i’s history as you tour the renovated Hawai‘i Theatre, built in 1922 and proclaimed the “Carnegie Hall of the Pacific.” A mini-concert on the Robert Morton Theatre Organ is included as Honolulu’s past comes alive thanks to trained docents who share colorful anecdotes about this jewel of Chinatown.


Early Torii Masters: Pioneer Artists of Japanese Theatre Prints
Through Nov. 19
The development of Torii-style Kabuki prints has long been credited to the schools founder, Torii Kiyonobu I. Following family tradition, he became very successful in the production of Kabuki books, prints, and paintings.

In the Bag: Handbags, Purses, and Carrying Cloths
Through Dec. 31
The extraordinary beauty of bags, purses, and carrying cloths reveals wonderful surprises, both ancient and modern. Used to transport, bags are the most diverse and prolific of accessories. Over 100 treasured objects of splendor, covering a myriad of styles, shapes, and forms from 30 countries will be on view.

Enriched by Diversity
Ongoing through 2006
Tuesday - Saturday at 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

A semi-permanent installation featuring two- and three-dimensional works by over 250 Hawai‘i-based artists from the Art in Public Places Collection. Inspirational themes in the installation revolve around rediscovering Hawaiian heritage, Asian roots, social consciousness, the land, sea, and cultural traditions.

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.

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.

Stolen
Oct. 31 at 1 p.m.
Want to know more about stolen art? In 1990, thieves disguised as Boston police officers gained access to Boston’s Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum and committed one of the largest art heists in modern history. This movie takes audiences on a thrilling journey through the worlds of art and crime.

Heading South (Vers Le Sud)
Oct. 30 and 31 at 7:30 p.m.
Set in Haiti during the late 1970s and based on stories by Dany Laferriere, the heat comes from the summertime tropical setting and a trio of women who vacation in Haiti.

Performances


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.

Live Jazz at Thirtynine Hotel Street
Every Tues. at 9 p.m.-1:30 a.m.
Sit in on a session preformed by New Jassquartet, one of the hottest live Jazz acts in town. Featuring Justin James on precussion, Saxaphonist Ryan Kunimura, and Mark Tanouye on keyboards. Special guest appearences weekly. Admission is $5 with a valid 21 + I.D. Seating is limited, so arrive early. For more information, call 599-2552.

Special Events


Filipinos in Hawai‘i
Bishop Museum
Through Nov. 27 at 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
At the turn of the 20th century, Filipino immigrants came to Hawai‘i seeking better working conditions and wages and to improve their overall quality of life. This year, in celebration of the Filipino Centennial, Bishop Museum has an exhibit that features performing and visual arts, artifacts, and other aspects of this unique culture. General admission to this event is $14.95 with special prices for kama‘aina. For more information, call 847-3511.

Treasures of Hawai‘i’s Past
Mission Houses Museum
Every Tues.-Sat.
“ Treasures of Hawai‘i’s Past” contains some of the most intriguing and significant pieces held in the collections of the Mission Houses Museum. This remarkable exhibition will feature a diversity of items such as watches, toys, clothing, quilts, and books. Each of these objects conveys a fascinating story of the life and times of the 19th-century missionaries, foreigners, and Hawaiian royalty living in 1800’s Hawai‘i. Admission is $5. For more information contact Margo Vitarelli 531-048.

World Hula Festival
Waikiki Shell
Nov. 9, 10, and 11 at 5:30 -9 p.m.
The 15th Annual World Invitational Hula Festival brings together halau hula from all over the world to celebrate Hawaiian culture through the performance art of the hula. Participants perform both ancient and modern hula. Tickets can be purchased at UH Campus Center, Brigham Young University- Hawai‘i, Foodland/Sack and Save (state wide except School Street in Honolulu). Or to charge by phone call, Ticketmaster toll free at 1-877 750-4400 Monday - Saturday 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. For more information contact them online at, home.comcast.net/~worldhula.

Nov. 3 at 10 a.m.
Celebrate Arbor Day at Outrigger Waikiki On The Beach. Hundreds of native plants will be given away in commemoration of Arbor Day including plumeria and ti leaf samples that will pass airport inspection. At Outrigger Waikiki On The Beach, events will includes special activities appropriate for the whole family. Experts on native Hawaiian plants will be present to talk to plant enthusiasts. Admission is free. For more information call Ethan Chang 921-9731.

 

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