Performance


TODAY, March 2 

‘QUARTET’ 

Where: Palace Theater, Hilo 

When: 7 p.m. March 2, 4-5 

Details: Also Sunday, March 3, at 2:30 p.m. Starring Billy Connolly, Maggie Smith, Michael Gambon, directed by Dustin Hoffman. Three retired musicians get a special shock when a new arrival to their retirement home turns out to be their former singing partner. 

Contact: Palace Theater, 934- 7010, info@hilopalace.com 

VOLCANO VARIETY SHOW 

Where: VAC Niaulani Campus 

When: 6:30 p.m. March 2; 2 p.m. March 3 

Details: Sketch, comedy, music, dance appropriate for all ages. Tickets $8/$5. 

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

NIGHT OF IMPROV 

Where: Ocean View Community Center, 92-8924 Leilani Circle 

When: 7:30 p.m. March 2 

Details: The Alohahas Improv- Comedy-Sketch troupe will be performing their first show of the year. Cost is $10, 18 years and over. The show line-up will consist of five cast members performing a series of improvisational games with suggestions from the audience. Visit www.thealohahas.com. 

Contact: Roxanne Fox, 345- 2751, thealohahas@gmail.com 

TUESDAY, March 5 

A WALK INTO THE PAST 

Where: Whitney Vault, HVNP 

When: 10 a.m. March 5 

Details: Meet Thomas Jaggar (actor Dick Hershberger) and learn what drew him to the Kilauea Volcano. Every other Tuesday at 10 a.m., noon and 2 p.m. Meet at Kilauea Visitor Center. The performance is free; park entrance fees apply. 

Contact: Suzi Bond, 982-7344, kden73@aol.com 

FRIDAY, March 8 

KRIS FUCHIGAMI 

Where: Prince Kuhio Plaza, 111 East Puainako St., Hilo 

When: 6:30 p.m. March 8 

Details: Ukulele performance at Center Court. 

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

THE IMPOSSIBLE 

Where: Palace Theater, Hilo 

When: 7 p.m. March 8-9, 11-12 

Details: Also on Sunday, 2:30 p.m. Starring: Ewan McGregor, Naomi Watts, Tom Holland. Directed by Juan Antonio Bayona. Account of a family caught, with tens of thousands of strangers in the mayhem of the Southeast Asia tsunami, one of the worst natural catastrophes of our time. Based on true story of journey of hope and survival. 

Contact: 934-7010, info@hilopalace.com 

ONGOING 

HILO HULA DAYS 

Where: Mo’oheau Bandstand 

When: 11 a.m. Tuesdays 

Details: Hilo Improvement Program, Downtown Improvement Association welcome cruise ship passengers. Live Hawaiian music and hula. from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. every Tuesday, or when a ship is in port during the week. Free; www.downtownhilo.com. 

Contact: Eden Patino, 935- 8850, eden.c.patino@gmail.com 

HAWAIIANA LIVE 

Where: Palace Theater, Hilo 

When: 11 a.m. Wednesdays 

Details: Now in seventh year: 45-minutes of Hawaiian hula, chant, songs, “talk story” and hands-on learning with cultural practioner Leilehua Yuen. Call for special group rates. 

Contact: 934-7010, info@hilopalace.com 

COMING 

HULA ARTS AT KILAUEA 

Where: Hula Platform near VAC Gallery, HVNP 

When: 10:30 a.m. March 9 

Details: Na Mea Hawaii Hula Kahiko performance featuring Halau Hula Manaolana ‘O Kohala, visiting halau, Hula Halau Pi’o O Ke Anuenue of Ashland, Ore., and Halau Hula Keao ‘O Kala of Pahoa under the direction of kumu hula Roy Leabig. Their performance honors late kumu hula Raylene Kawaia‘ea. Free; park fees apply. 

 

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