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April/May
Calendar

Christina Failma, editor

HPU Events

Intercultural Day
Fort Street Mall
April 20 begins at 10 a.m.
With students hailing from over 100 countries throughout the world, Hawai‘i Pacific University is rich in cultural diversity. Intercultural Day celebrates HPU students by showcasing their unique symphony of cultures to the people of Hawai‘i and visitors from around the globe! For more information, call 543-8088.

The Cherry Orchard
Hawai‘i Loa Campus
April 20 & 21 at 8 p.m.
April 22 at 4 p.m.

Come see one of the universally acknowledged masterpieces of world theater. It takes place at the turn of the 20th century in Russia, on the grounds of Lyubov Ranevskaya’s estate, famed for its beautiful cherry orchard For more information, call 372-1282.

Decisions, Decisions
April 25, 12:30 p.m.
Academic advisor, Jennifer Gonzales, will be giving a presentation on choosing the right undergraduate major at the Career Service Center Conference Room. First Hawaiian Tower in room 502.

HPU Annual Exhibition
Hawai‘i Loa Campus
Through April 27 at 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Come and see this annual exhibition of work by student artists, faculty, staff, and alumni opens at Hawai‘i Pacific University. For more information about this mixed media show call 544-0287.

TGIF - End of the Year BBQ
Hawai‘i Loa Campus
April 27 at 12 - 6 p.m.
ASHPU goes all-out with this BBQ and fun at the Hawai‘i Loa campus. You won’t want to miss this TGIF! For more information, call 544-0277.

Music & Dance

The Jazz Scene
Live Jazz at Thirtynine Hotel

39 North Hotel St.
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 percussion, saxaphonist Ryan Kunimura, and Mark Tanouye on keyboards. Special guest appearences weekly. Admission is $5 with a valid 21+ I.D. For more information, call 599-2552.

Jazz Minds
Every Thursday at 10 p.m.
If you like Jazz then you have to hear The Randy Wheeler Quartet groove at Jazz Minds on Kapiolani Blvd. For more information call, 945-0800.
April 24 at 9 p.m. - 1 a.m.
Gilbert Batangan Quartet with Abe Lagrimas on drums and xylophone and Jon Hawes on bass.
April 25 at 9 p.m. - 12 a.m.
Satomi Jazz Trio with Jeremy Ward on bass and Shinya Yarimizo on drums.
April 26 at 9 p.m. 1:30 a.m.
Randy Wheeler Quartet with the live groove of underground New York jazz.
April 27 at 9 p.m. - 1:30 a.m.
The Fort Union Dugout, with the Spacifics, Seph 1 and Risup, hip hop dance jazz.
April 28 at 9:30 p.m. - 1:30 a.m.
Playing will be Tempo Valley with the groove of New York urban jazz.
April 29 at 9 p.m. - 1:30 a.m.
Selecta Zacharijah featuring Ras Mikey of Isouljahs, dance hall reggae.
April 30
Unscene Foundation Simunye presents “We Are One” hosted by Seph1 and special guests, featuring Open Mic Hour for poets, emcees, and singers.

Next Door
Every Fri. at 9 p.m.
Located at 43 North Hotel Street, Next Door features resident DJs Ira and Silvana who keep the party going until the early morning. For more information, call 548-6398.

Contemporary Museum

In the Galleries
Makiki Heights
Saturdays 10:30 a.m. - noon
Artists Geoffrey Chadsey and Jenny Holzer present a special program in conjunction their exhibitions. Free, but space is limited and registration required. Call 237-5217 for more information.

Hawai‘i Theatre

Hawai‘i Theatre Hana Hou! - The New Traditionalists
April 27
The spring series continues with this amazing concert showcasing Makaha Sons. For more information, call 528-0506.

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.

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.

At the Academy of Arts

Enriched by Diversity
Ongoing through 2007
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 who 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.Send an e-mail to film@honoluluacademy.org. For more information, call 532-8700.

Bishop Museum

The Canoe: An Alaskan and Polynesian Tradition
Hawai‘i Maritime Center, Pier 7, Honolulu Harbor
Ongoing
In conjunction with the Alaskan Native Heritage Center, this exhibition will show visitors the similarities and differences in voyaging traditions between Hawaiians and Alaskans. For more information, call 847-3511.

Lost Marine Cultures: China and the Pacific
Archaeological exhibition of the maritime civilizations that flourished from 7000-3000 B.C.E. in China and the Pacific. These cultures are believed to be the ancestors of the Austronesians whose descendants eventually colonized most of the Pacific islands, reaching as far as Hawai‘i, New Zealand, and Easter Island.

NOAA’s Science on a Sphere
Cooke Rotunda, Jhamandas Watumull Planetarium
Ongoing Permanent Exhibit
This new addition to the museum gives visitors the opportunity to see the world as the astronauts do; it also allows us to see the effects global warming has on our earth. For more information, call 847-3511.

Richard T. Mamiya Science Adventure Center
Ongoing Permanent Exhibit
Explore the mechanics of tsunamis in the wave-making machine or watch a volcanic erruption in this new 16,500-foot facility. See the islands of Hawai‘i in a new way. For more information, call 847-3511.

Special Events

Cooks Tour of Honolulu
Every Sat at 8:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.
Insider’s guide to Asian cooking with Walter Rhee, chef-instructor and food scientist. Learn about fresh meat and seafood, vegetables, fruits, sauces, herbs and spices, and the best places to buy ingredients. $15 tour fee (cash only) includes sampling. Reservations required. Call 391-1550 or e-mail eat_hawaii@yahoo.com.

 

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