With classic, island-style humor, Augie T has been a mainstay of the Hawai‘i comedy scene for decades. This Friday, Augie T will take the stage at the Maui Arts and Cultural Center for his “Last Stand” event at the Castle Theater, with guests Daryl Bonilla and Jose Dynamite. This event is a part of Augie’s final comedy tour. After 27 years of performing, the classic comedian … [Read more...] about Augie T’s Last Stand: Talking story with Hawai‘i’s comedy legend before his final tour stops at the MACC
I’m at the warehouse of Maui Academy of Performing Arts, in the wardrobe sewing room where a lot of costume magic is going down in a warm dusty corner of this old Wailuku building. Fans are humming from all corners of the space, and an electric saw screeches nearby as wood, fabric, and paint are coming together in stunning fashion to create the ambiance of this production of … [Read more...] about Into the Woods With Director David Johnston and Los Angeles Costumer Jojo Siu
Explaining the appeal of the Maui Film Festival is as easy as selling a double scoop chocolate ice cream cone to a child. It’s all about that first night at the Celestial Cinema: the audience sits outside on a warm night, surrounded by hundreds of filmgoers, taking part in a cinematic Woodstock. Although the event is on a golf course at the Grand Wailea, the setting feels more … [Read more...] about ‘Passionately Created, Intelligently Designed and Endlessly Inspiring’ – Talking story with Maui Film Festival’s Founder, Barry Rivers
Not long after taking my seat in the Maui Arts and Cultural Center's Castle Theater a little while before the start of Rep. Tulsi Gabbard's April 20 Town Hall meeting, I noticed a couple guys standing against the far wall. They wore civilian clothes, but something about the way they were standing just screamed cop to me. Though there were still some seats available on the … [Read more...] about Was Rep. Tulsi Gabbard afraid of her constituents at her Maui Town Hall meeting?
This Sunday, Feb. 5, you can watch the BIG NFL Game with the Patriots vs. Atlanta (aka, the Super Bowl) at the Maui Arts and Cultural Center. You can follow the action indoors at the Castle Theater or catch it outdoors at the MACC Pavilion. Guests will be able to purchase hot and cold beverages, snacks and food from the venue or food trucks that will be on the scene. What's … [Read more...] about Watch the Super Bowl at the Maui Arts and Cultural Center