Performance


TODAY, Jan. 19 

‘THE “ODD COUPLE’ 

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

When: 7 p.m. Jan. 19 

Details: Neil Simon’s biggest comedy hit, “The Odd Couple,” is running. Friday and Saturday at 7 p.m. through Feb. 9. Director Arval Shipley has directed it numerous times 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 

AUDITIONS FOR VOLCANO VARIETY SHOW 

Where: VAC Niaulani Campus 

When: 10 a.m. Jan. 19 

Details: 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 

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 

SUNDAY, Jan. 20 

KAMUELA PHILHARMONIC 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 is free. 

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

MONDAY, Jan. 21 

RED HOT BLUES WITH COLIN JOHN, 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 Herzog: Hendrix meets Hawaii, Mississippi meets mana of the islands, guitar and glass bottleneck slide. $10 at door. 

Contact: 775-0000, hpt@ honokaapeople.com 

TUESDAY, Jan. 22 

WAIMEA COMMUNITY CHORUS 

Where: St. James Episcopal Church, Kawaihae Road, Waimea 

When: 6:45 p.m. Jan. 22 

Details: Waimea Community Chorus begins its 19th Annual Spring Season leading up to concerts on June 8-9. New members welcome. Registration begins tonight. Rehearsals every Tuesday at 7 p.m. New members may join until Feb. 5. 

Contact: Miguel Bray, 938- 3062, hawaiimiguel@gmail.com 

FRIDAY, Jan. 25 

‘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. Also: Feb. 1, 8, 22; March 8, 22, 29. 

‘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. The film time frame is during the making of Hitchcock’s seminal movie, “Psycho.” 

Contact: 934-7010, info@hilopalace.com 

BLUEGRASS & ACOUSTIC NIRVANA WITH LAURIE LEWIS & TOM ROZUM 

Where: Church of the Holy Apostles, 1407 Kapiolani St., Hilo 

When: 7 p.m. Jan. 25 

Details: Enjoy an evening of lively music as Grammy-nominated artists Laurie Lewis & Tom Rozum travel to Hilo on their Aloha Tour. They have recorded more than a dozen albums and performed around the globe. They are widely regarded as among the leading lights of modern bluegrass performers. Donation requested. 

Contact: Carey Yost, 982- 7292, cyost@hawaii.edu 

COMING 

SCOTT HUCKABAY, MALI NALI & LOVE MACHINE 

Where: Uncle’s Kava Bar, Kaimu 

When: 4:20 p.m. Jan. 26 

Details: Guitar wizard Scott Huckabay performs original sonic guitar alchemy with Mali Nali and vintage psychedelia of Love Machine. Visit www.scotthuckabay.com. 

Contact: George, (808) 276- 4341, pinkjimi23@yahoo.com 

VOLCANO ART CENTER HULA ARTS AT KILAUEA 

Where: VAC Gallery, HVNP 

When: 10:30 a.m. Jan. 26 

Details: Hula Arts at Kilauea with kumu Leilehua Yuen and Manu Josiah. A 50-minute narrated demonstration at the hula platform near VAC Gallery. Free. Bring sitting mat and sun/rain gear. Hands-on cultural demo 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at VAC Gallery. Free, but park entrance fees apply. 

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

SUNDANCE FILM FEST STAR ‘AI WEIWEI — NEVER SORRY’ AT UHH 

Where: UH-Hilo Campus, University Classroom Building Room 127, 200 W. Kawili St., Hilo 

When: 7 p.m. Jan. 29 

Details: Winner of the Sundance Film Festival Special Jury Prize 2012, this film is about Ai Weiwei, China’s most famous international artist and its most outspoken domestic critic. It is the inside story of a dissident for the digital age who inspires global audiences and blurs the boundaries of art and politics. Against a backdrop of strict censorship and an unresponsive legal system, Ai expresses himself and organizes people through art and social media. The film provides a nuanced exploration of contemporary China and one of its most compelling public figures. Part of the Global Lens international film series. Free admission. 

Contact: UH-Hilo International Student Services Office, 974-7313, mel 

 

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