Performance


TODAY, Jan. 5 

LE HOT CLUB DE HILO PLAYS GYPSY JAZZ 

Where: The Blue Dragon Musiquarium, Kawaihae Harbor 

When: 6 p.m. Jan. 5 

Details: Le Hot Club de Hilo — the Big Island’s gypsy jazz band — performs hot swing music of the 1930s and ’40s. Come to listen; come to dance. $5 cover. Reservations suggested. 

Contact: 882-7771, hal@halglatzer.com 

‘THE SESSIONS’ 

Where: Palace Theater, 38 Haili St., Hilo 

When: 7 p.m. Jan. 5 

Details: Also, Sunday, Jan. 6, at 2:30 p.m., Monday/Tuesday, Jan. 7-8, at 7 p.m. Starring Helen Hunt, John Hawkes, William H. Macy. 

Contact: 934-7010, info@hilopalace.com 

HITCH HIKING DANCE MACHINE 

Where: Honokaa People’s Theatre, 45-3574 Mamane St., Honokaa 

When: 2 p.m. Jan. 5-6 

Details: Hitch Hiking Dance Machine: A one-person live comedic theater performance about hitchhiking the Big Island by Eric Dodson. Free. 

Contact: Honokaa People’s Theatre, 775-0000, hpt@honokaapeople.com 

SUNDAY, Jan. 6 

LE HOT CLUB DE HILO PLAYS GYPSY JAZZ 

Where: Hilo Elks Lodge, 150 Kinoole St., Hilo 

When: 6 p.m. Jan. 6 

Details: Le Hot Club de Hilo — the Big Island’s gypsy jazz band — performs hot swing music of the 1930s and ’40s. Come to listen; come to dance. All tickets $10 at the door. 

Contact: Hal Glatzer, 895- 4816, hal@halglatzer.com 

TUESDAY, Jan. 8 

MUSICALITY WITH MURAT AND MICHELLE ERDEMSEL 

Where: Honokaa People’s Theatre, 45-3574 Mamane St., 

When: 7 p.m. Jan. 8 

Details: Musicality with world-class Argentine Tango dancers Murat and Michelle Erdemsel: One-hour lecture on musicality as art, followed by tango class, practice. Free. 

Contact: Honokaa People’s Theatre, 775-0000, hpt@honokaapeople.com 

FRIDAY, Jan. 11 

‘A ROYAL AFFAIR’ 

Where: Palace Theater, 38 Haili St., Hilo 

When: 7 p.m. Jan. 11-12 

Details: Also on Sunday, Jan. 13, at 2:30 p.m., and Monday and Tuesday, Jan. 14-15, at 7 p.m. Starring: Alicia Vikander, Mikkel Boe Folsgaard. Rated R, 137 minutes. A Royal Affair is the true story of an ordinary man who wins the queen’s heart & starts a revolution. It’s a gripping tale of brave idealists who risk everything in their pursuit of freedom for their people. 

Contact: Palace Theater, 9347010, info@hilopalace.com 

COMING 

KRIS FUCHIGAMI 

Where: Prince Kuhio Plaza 

When: 6:30-7:30 p.m. Jan. 11 

Details: Special ukulele performance at Center Court on second Friday of each month. 

Contact: 959-3555, beverly. crudele@ggp.com 

THE WALL AT ‘IMILOA 

Where: ‘Imiloa Astronomy Center, 600 ‘Imiloa Place, Hilo 

When: 7 p.m. Jan. 11 

Details: ‘Imiloa Friday night planetarium Program presents “The Wall,” where the classic Pink Floyd album is brought to life with a stunning full-dome digital interpretation of the sounds and imagery of the album’s music. Show dates are Jan. 11, 25; Feb. 1, 8, 22; March 8, 22, 29. 

Contact: 969-9703, info@ imiloahawaii.org 

TERRAPIN STATION 

Where: Hawaiian Sanctuary, 12-mile marker, Kalapana Road 

When: 7-11 p.m. Jan. 12 

Details: Shake your bones to the rockin grooves of Terrapin Station, playing music of Grateful Dead, others. All ages. $10 sliding scale. 

Contact: Diana Webb, 854-7902 

PATO BANTON LIVE IN CONCERT 

Where: Honokaa People’s Theatre, 45-3574 Mamane St., Honokaa 

When: 7 p.m. Jan. 13 

Details: International reggae superstar brings hits such as “Gwarn,” “Don’t Sniff No Coke,” “Baby Come Back,” “Legalize It” and more to the big stage. Limited $10 advance tickets at Music Exchange-Hilo, Kona, Waimea and Taro Patch Gifts in Honokaa; $15 at door. 

Contact: 775-0000, hpt@ honokaapeople.com 

HILO COMMUNITY CHORUS INITIAL REHEARSAL 

Where: UHH Rehearsal Room, UH-Hilo 

When: 6:30 p.m. Jan. 14 

Details: The Hilo Community Chorus will begin preparation for a May 12 concert of American music — half spirituals, half music of Randall Thompson and Aaron Copland. Rehearsals each Monday evening from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. The concert will be at the Palace Theater in Hilo. 

Contact: Tom McAlexander, 985- 7192, tommac@hawaii.rr.com 

KAI HOOPII IN VOLCANO 

Where: Kilauea Visitor Center, HVNP 

When: 6:30 p.m. Jan. 16 

Details: Listen to the sweet falsetto voice of Kai Hoopii, sharing music of his ohana from Kahakuloa, Maui. Free. 

Contact: Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, 985-6011, havo_interpretation@nps.gov 

KE OLA PONO NO NA KUPUNA OF HILO 

Where: Prince Kuhio Plaza 

When: 10:30 a.m. Jan. 17 

Details: Alu Like kupuna from Hilo share their music and hula at Center Court. 

Contact: 959-3555, beverly. crudele@ggp.com 

AUDITIONS FOR VOLCANO VARIETY SHOW 

Where: VAC Niaulani Campus 

When: 4 p.m. Jan. 17 

Details: Also on Saturday, Jan. 19, at 10 a.m. Auditions for Volcano Variety Show open to all ages and talents. Application fee $15 per act. Email Julie@volcanoartcenter.org

 

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