(Left to Right: Mike Love, Sam Ites) They don't call it Stella for nothin'. This South side restaurant is nothing short of stellar -- of note, their lineup is top-notch; and September 17 and 18 with Paula Fuga and Mike Love, featuring James "Hutch" Hutchinson (on bass, of Bonnie Raitt fame) and Sam Ites (percussion), was no exception the example. Under Stella Blues warm, … [Read more...] about Paula Fuga and Mike Love put on another stellar set of shows at Stella Blues’ Supper Club
When Scott Johnson of Dogtowne Design approached me earlier this week about being the beneficiary of ZEPTEMBER (an epic tribute concert on Friday, September 24 at Mulligans on the Blue), I was speechless. My shyness in accepting help was overcome by overwhelming gratitude* -- not to mention the fact it's going to be a, well, epic tribute concert. Since then, it's been a … [Read more...] about A whirlwind of wonderful… Plans for ZEPTEMBER just get better and better!
In 1870, Tiffany & Co. (no doubt for marketing purposes) published passages purportedly of Gregorian tradition, poetically describing birthstones attributed to each month. September's stanza reads, "A maiden born when autumn leaves / Are rustling in September's breeze / A sapphire on her brow should bind / To bring her joy and peace of mind." Sapphires—a crystalline … [Read more...] about Birthdays Beats and Benefits
Weekend Theater Round-up Theater-loving Mauians are spoilt for choice this summer. If the artsy Market St. scene is your thing, head to Gallerie Ha for a special performance of WARGATE. Sponsored by the Maui Live Poets Society (MLPS), poet/actor Wide Garcia will perform his original--and satirical--two-act monologue recreating World War II nostalgia. Guests are invited to share … [Read more...] about All the Island’s a Stage
The who/when/where is easy to remember: Tin Can Comedy every Tuesday night at Mulligan's on the Blue, 9pm. Here's what kind of funny business to expect, week-to-week... JULY 13 - Championships Round One Winner snags first entry into finals, and a $50 cash prize. JULY 20 - "Musical Night" $75 cash prize and a chorus-worth of bragging rights. JULY 27 - Championships Round … [Read more...] about Schedule: Tin Can Comedy Championships