Performance


TODAY, March 9 

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. 

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

TUESDAY, March 12 

DAWN UPSHAW, SOPRANO 

Where: UH-Hilo Performing Arts Center, 200 W. Kawili St. 

When: 7:30 p.m. March 12 

Details: Famed lyric soprano, America’s foremost operatic ambassador, sings Schubert, Ravel, Bartok, Ives, and William Bolcom, accompanied by Gilbert Kalish, piano. Tickets $25/$20/$12 at usual outlets and at the door.; www.hawaiiconcertsociety.com 

Contact: Judy Wakely, 935- 5831, tgeballe@gmail.com 

SHERI FOX & DIRK YOSHINA WITH BROWN FAT RHYTHM SECTION 

Where: The Elks Club, 150 Kinoole St., Hilo 

When: 7-10 p.m. March 16 

Details: Sheri Fox & Dirk Yoshina with The Brown Fat Rhythm Section. Come dance your socks off on the eve of St. Patty’s Day. From classic rock to R&B to pop and funk. Bring your boogie shoes. 

Contact: Andy Aquino, 959- 5960, Toshikatsuboshi@ hawaiiantel.net 

BLUEGRASS + HAWAIIAN MUSIC = PILIGRASS 

Where: Palace Theater, 38 Haili St., Hilo 

When: 8 p.m. March 23 

Details: Bluegrass meets Hawaiian music in a lively concert featuring slack-key guitarist Keoki Kahumoku, ukulele virtuoso Brittni Paiva, and the Aloha Bluegrass Band. Tickets from box office $20 in advance, $25 at door. 

Contact: 934-7010, hal@halglatzer.com 

THE IMPOSSIBLE 

Where: Palace Theater, Hilo 

When: 7 p.m. March 11-12 

Details: Also on Sunday, 2:30 p.m. Starring: Ewan McGregor, Naomi Watts, Tom Holland. Directed by Juan Ant onio 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 

KE OLA PONO NO NA KUPUNA OF HILO 

Where: Prince Kuhio Plaza 

When: 10:30 a.m. March 15 

Details: Alu Like kupuna share music, dancing, arts and crafts at Center Court. 

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

‘HAPPY PEOPLE — A YEAR IN THE TAIGA’ 

Where: Palace Theater, Hilo 

When: 7 p.m. March 15 

Details: Also, Sunday, March 24, 2:30 p.m.; Monday, Tuesday, March 25-26, 7 p.m. Directed by Werner Herzog & Dmitry Vasyukov. Visually stunning documentary about people in the heart of the Siberian Taiga. Written and narrated by Herzog, it follows a Siberian trapper through four seasons in a culture virtually untouched by modernity. 

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

COMING 

‘MOZART REQUIEM’ 

Where: Palace Theater, Hilo 

When: 7 p.m. March 16 

Details: Also, Sunday, March 17, at 4 p.m. Wolfgang Mozart’s “Requiem” comes to life in collaboration among Kanilehua Chorale, the University of Hawaii at Hilo Performing Arts Department and the Palace Theater. Admission $15, $5 for students with ID, on sale now at the Palace Box Office and Basically Books. 

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

 

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