Does This Belong To You? – Checking Out The MACC’s Lost & Found

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The other day I was flipping through radio stations on my way to work when I happened to catch a brief item on American Public Media’s Performance Today on Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts in New York–specifically, the mundane and sometimes unique items that the center’s lost and found department deals with every year. That […]

Lahaina Arts Society Honors George Allan as Living Treasure

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On June 25, the Lahaina Arts Society (LAS) held their annual meeting and celebration at Lahaina’s Pioneer Inn. Each year, LAS honors one of their members with a Living Treasure Award to recognize that individual’s outstanding service to the organization. This year’s recipient is Maui artist George Allan, who has helped shape the society through his contributions […]

This Monday through Sunday, July 28-August 3: Jazz Maui 2014

Beautiful, smooth music will resonate across Maui next Monday as the Arts Education for Children Group (AECG) presents the second annual Jazz Maui music festival. Jazz Maui doesn’t simply showcase concerts, but also allows local music students to participate in workshops under the leadership of artists like Tommy James, the music director of the Duke Ellington Orchestra. The week-long […]

This Monday through Saturday, July 28-Aug 3: Jazz Maui 2014

Arts Education for Children Group is presenting Jazz Maui 2014. It starts Monday, July 28 and runs through Saturday, Aug. 3. The festival will  feature performances from Valery Ponomarev, Tommy James and Hawaii’s Amy Hānaiali’i. Jazz Maui will also provide various workshops for musicians including one on horns with Valery Ponomarev, a Big Band Swing seminar with Tommy James and a […]

Tickets on Sale for Soja and Michael Franti and Spearhead Concert on Maui

Summertime shows are on a roll. We just got this announcement and thought you’d want to know. Press release from BAMP said it the best: BAMP PROJECT AND TOM MOFFATT PRESENT SOJA WITH SPECIAL GUESTS MICHAEL FRANTI AND SPEARHEAD  FRIDAY, AUGUST 29TH ON MAUI and SATURDAY, AUGUST 30TH ON OAHU HONOLULU, HI — (Thursday, June 19th,2014) – BAMP Project and […]

This just in! Matisyahu and Steel Pulse on Maui & Kauai with Makua Rothman

Reggae fans its the first music festie of the year no? I am just the messenger here because the Bamp Army said it so well in their press release below: BAMP PROJECT PRESENTS MATISYAHU AND STEEL PULSE WITH MAKUA ROTHMAN  JUNE 14TH ON MAUI JUNE 15TH ON KAUAI Tickets on Sale Friday, May 2nd  HONOLULU, HI — (Tuesday, […]

TEDxMaui 2014 Set for September

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You’ve got a few months to plan, but TEDxMaui is returning to the Maui Arts & Cultural Center on Sept. 28 for its third year. The daylong event, which is independently produced under license from TED will feature presenters and performers who have passion, curiosity and creativity to change the world with their revolutionary ideas, […]

Gift your Maui Movie Buff with Tickets to the Firstlight Film Festival

  Christmas season is movie time at the gorgeous Castle Theatre where the FirstLight Film Festival goes off with the Academy screenings. Fill your film critic’s stocking with Fast Passes, a $48 four-film ticket that gives the bearer VIP access and priority admissions using the FastPass Line and can be shared by two or more […]

Maui Arts & Cultural Center’s Happiest Hours and Interview with Angel Salavec

Angel Salavec Maui Arts & Cultural Center–Pavilion Courtyard bars How did you get a job there? My boss Luana Argel witnessed my hard work ethic and positive attitude while setting up for another vendor and offered me a job. Luckily I already had prior experience as a bartender, and was looking for another job!   […]