APRIL 2017 ARTS & CULTURE EVENTS

 

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April 21, 2017, 6:00 – 7:00 pm
Stevenson Middle School and Chiefess Kamakahelei Middle School Joint Concert
Kukui Grove Shopping Center
We will combine the two bands, one from Oahu and one from Kauai, with over 100 students.
Contact:  Sarah Tochiki

 

Friday, Saturday, Thursday, Saturday; April 21, 22, 27, 29; 7:00 pm
Sundays; April 23, 30; 2:00 pm
KPAC – Kauai Performing Arts Center presents
“Nice Work If You Can Get It”
Music by George Gershwin; Lyrics by Ira Gershwin;
Book by Joe DiPietro
Directed by Dennis McGraw
Kauai War Memorial Convention Hall
Tickets:  Adults $12; Students $10
Tickets available from cast members and at the door; No ticket outlets
KPAC is a Hawaii State Department of Education Program

 

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Saturday April 22, 8:00 am
PMRF Mini Sprint Triathlon
Pacific Missile Range Facility, Barking Sands, Kauai
Open to the General Public
Spaces limited so sign up early – Deadline is April 12
Register at www.active.com    
$10 + active.com fees
FREE to active PMRF & family

 

Saturday, April 22, 7:00 pm
Makana & Friends Present
A Tribute to Slack Key Master Sonny Chillingworth
VIP (includes front row couch seating, meet & greet, autographed CDs, photos with artist) -- $150 (very limited availability)
Premium: $55
General Admission: $35
Kauai Christian Academy Community Center, 4000 Kilauea Road
Tickets on sale very soon!
Info:  www.MakanaMusic.com/Gigs

 

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MAY 2017 ARTS & CULTURE EVENTS

 

Monday, May 1, 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
May Day Lei Contest
Kauai Museum

 

May 5, 2017, 7:00 pm
Kauai Community College Wind Symphony and Kauai Youth Honor Band Concert
Featuring guest conductor Mr. Michael Nakasone, retired Bandmaster with the Royal Hawaiian Band
Kauai Community College Performing Arts Center
FREE with donations accepted.

 

May 6, 2017, 7:00 pm
Kauai Community College Jazz Ensemble Spring Concert
with Guest Bands from Chiefess Kamakahelei Middle School
and Kauai High School
Featuring guest artist Mr. Abe Lagrimas, Jr.
Kauai Community College Performing Arts Center
FREE with donations accepted

 

Saturday, May 6; 2:00 pm and 5:00 pm shows
"Passport to Dance"
Kauai Dance Theatre's Spring Concert
Kauai War Memorial Convention Hall, Lihue
$12 tickets, FREE for ages 3 and younger
Proceeds benefit the dance scholarship program
and Ohana Keiki Kauai.
Janie Crane, Director, 332-9737
www.KauaiDanceTheatre.com

May 7, 2017, 4:00 pm
Kauai Community College Symphony Orchestra Spring Concert
Featuring Beethoven's Symphony No. 1 in C-major, Sibelius' Finlandia, and much more!
Kauai Community College Performing Arts Center
FREE with donations accepted

 

May 10, 2017, 7:00 pm
17th Annual Chiefess Kamakahelei Middle School Band Spring Concert
Featuring over 250 students in grades 6-8 on a variety of music.
Kauai War Memorial Convention Hall
FREE with donations accepted


 

Saturday, May 13, 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
May Day by the Bay 2017
Featuring Hawaiian music performed by groups from Kauai and throughout the state; hula, cultural demonstrations, Kauai made products craft fair, displays by community groups, Hawaiian food, silent auction
Wai’oli Beach Park, 4378 Hee Road, Hanalei
Cost:  Free

 

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Kauai Community Players

May 12 – 28
Kauai Community Players present
Talley’s Folly
Pulitzer Prize-winning play by Lanford Wilson
Directed for KCP by Nellie Foster
Takes place in a Victorian boathouse in Lebanon, Missouri, in 1944.

 

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Friday, May 26; Doors 7:00 pm/Show 7:30 pm
Maria Muldaur & Her Red Hot Blusiana Band, Hawaii Tour 2017
New Orleans-flavored Blues, R&B, Swamp Funk;
nominated for Best Traditional Female Blues Artist, Blues Foundation
“Midnight at the Oasis, 1974 Mega Hit – “Steady Love” 39th album
Signed Instrument auction benefitting Kauai Lifeguard Association
Kauai Marriott Resort Ballroom, 3616 Rice St, Lihue
Tickets $40; Gold Circle $55
Call (808) 896-4845
www.lazarbear.com
Contact Venue: (808) 245-5050

 

Saturday, May 27, 8:00 am – 4:00 pm
8th Annual Pedal to the Meadow
from Kekaha to Koke’e
Sunday, May 28
Mana time Trial and Cycle on the Strip Criterium in Kekaha/Mana
Register:  www.PedaltotheMeadowKauai
Entry fees vary ages 10 and up
www.Facebook.com/PedaltotheMeadowKauai/BicycleRacingKauai     

Sunday, May 28, 9:00 am start time
27th Annual Banana Poka Round Up
Great musicians, weave a basket, take a hike, enjoy the forest, play games, eat snacks, silent auction, booths about native plants and animals; parking at the park; shuttle van up the hill
Historic Civilian Conservation Corps Camp
Above Kokee Lodge
Contact:  info@kokee.orgwww.kokee.org

 

JUNE 2017 ARTS & CULTURE EVENTS

 

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Saturday, June 10, 8:00 am – 2:00 pm
The King’s Celebration & Parade
Historic County Building, Lihue
Cost:  FREE
Contact:  Melissia Sugai, (808) 635-7205

 

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June 24, 2:00 – 6:00 pm
Kauai Humane Society & Junior Achievement presents
2017 Dog House Beer Fest
Small bites from restaurants & beers from Hawaii & the mainland
Local entertainment,
Kauai Sheraton, Poipu
Tickets $75 online, www.kauaihumane.org
Tickets $90 at the door after June 16
Ages 21 and older – ID at the door
Contact:  Laura, (808) 632-0610, ext 108laura@kauaihumane.org

 

JULY 2017 ARTS & CULTURE EVENTS

 

AUGUST 2017 ARTS & CULTURE EVENTS

 

Saturday, August 5, 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Sunday, August 6, 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
16th Annual Heiva I Kauai 2017
2-day colorful Tahitian cultural festival
Solo competition, group competition
Tahitian dance & coconut husking contests
Polynesian arts, Crats, jewelry, clothing, food
Kapaa Beach Park
Cost $6/ Children under six are free
Contact:  Sally Jo Manea, (808) 822-9447

 

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