Performance


TODAY, Jan. 12 

‘A ROYAL AFFAIR’ 

Where: Palace Theater, 38 Haili St., Hilo 

When: 7 p.m. Jan. 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 

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 

SUNDAY, Jan. 13 

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 

MONDAY, Jan. 14 

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 

WEDNESDAY, Jan. 16 

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 

THURSDAY, Jan. 17 

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

Contact: Julie Callahan, 967-8222 

FRIDAY, Jan. 18 

‘THE “ODD COUPLE’ 

Where: E.H. Cultural Center, 141 Kalakaua St., Hilo 

When: 7 p.m. Jan. 18 

Details: Neil Simon’s hilarious and biggest comedy hit “The Odd Couple” opens, running. Friday and Saturday at 7 p.m. through Feb. 9. Director Arval Shipley has successfully directed it numerous times in the past at his Gallery Theater in Southern California. This comedy is about six men who play poker every Friday night at Oscar Madison’s New York eight-room apartment. One night, one of the five — Felix Unger — is late; his wife has kicked him out. The two very different men become roommates, as the play takes an outrageously funny look at divorce and middle-aged men. Tickets $12/$10. 

Contact: Claudine Perreira, 961-5711, admin@ehcc.org 

‘MAUNA KEA SKIES’ AT ‘IMILOA 

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

When: 7 p.m. Jan. 18 

Details: On the third Friday of each month, learn about the Hawaiian night sky at the monthly “Mauna Kea Skies” talk where astronomers from the Mauna Kea observatories speak about recent discoveries and the science behind them. 

Contact: 969-9703, info@ imiloahawaii.org 

COMING 

KOREAN STORYTELLING AND SINGING 

Where: VAC Niaulani Campus 

When: 7 p.m. Jan. 19 

Details: “One Hundred Ten Years Ago, Pak Hungbo Came To Hawaii,” by Chan E. Park, narrates the Korean migration to Hawaii. For tickets, call Bonnie at 333-2730 or email artsforall-hawaii@hotmail.com

Contact: Julie Callahan, 967- 8222, julie@volcanoartcenter.org 

KAMUELA PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA WINTER CONCERT 

Where: The Mauna Lani Bay Hotel & Bungalows Pavilion 

When: 4 p.m. Jan. 20 

Details: Winners of the Kamuela Philharmonic Orchestra’s Second Annual Concerto Competition will be featured. Eugene Son, 11, will perform “Piano Concerto No. 1” (first movement) by Mendelssohn; Noe Baladad, 15, will play “Piano Concerto No. 2” (first movement) by Saint Saens. Both are students of Thomas Yee of Honolulu. Evan Lin, 17, a student of Joanna Fan of Honolulu, will be the soloist for Prokofiev’s “Piano Concerto No. 3” (first movement). Also on the program will be Beethoven’s “Symphony No. 7.” Admission to the concert is free. 

Contact: Kaori Mitani, 896- 2153, contact@kamuelaphil. com 

‘THE WALL’ AT ‘IMILOA 

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

When: 7 p.m. Jan. 25 

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. Other show dates: Feb. 1, 8, 22; March 8, 22, 29. 

RED HOT BLUES LIVE WITH COLIN JOHN AND PETE HERZOG 

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

When: 7 p.m. Jan. 21 

Details: Red Hot Blues Live with Colin John and Pete Herzong: Hendrix meets Hawaii, Mississippi meets mana of the islands, guitar and glass bottleneck slide. $10 at door. 

Contact: 775-0000, hpt@ honokaapeople.com 

‘HITCHCOCK’ 

Where: Palace Theater, Hilo 

When: 7 p.m. Jan. 25-26 

Details: Also, Sunday, Jan. 27, at 2:30 p.m., and Monday/ Tuesday, Jan. 28-29, at 7 p.m. Starring: Anthony Hopkins, Helen Mirren, Scarlett Johansson 

 

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