The Kailua Village Artists featured member for the month of March is photographer Whitney Steele.
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The Irish poet Brendan Francis said, “If you have a talent, use it in every which way possible. Don’t hoard it. Don’t dole it out like a miser. Spend it lavishly like a millionaire intent on going broke.” It appears that 13-year-old Aidan James is doing just that. With his trendy spiked hair and thick-rimmed hipster glasses, this young musician performs like a boss.
Big Island artist and instructor Patti Pease Johnson will teach the techniques of pastel paintings and drawings in a Soft Pastel Still Life workshop from 9 a.m. to noon March 14 at Volcano Art Center.
The Blue Sea Artisans Gallery featured artist for the month of March is multimedia artist Sue Mailander.
Robert Mealy, concertmaster of the Boston Early Music Festival Orchestra and a 2015 Grammy winner, leads the five players of Quicksilver in a program of early chamber music from Central Europe, much of it inspired by exotic folk tunes at 7 p.m. Wednesday at the Kahilu Theater Gallery in Waimea for a requested donation of $20.
Massive Company, one of Aotearoa’s (New Zealand’s) most well-respected theater companies, will perform “The Brave” at 7 p.m. Thursday at Kahilu Theatre in Waimea.
Aloha Performing Arts Company is making final preparations for its seventh annual gala fundraiser, this year titled “Around the World With APAC.” The benefit event will feature gourmet food catered by the Sheraton Kona Resort & Spa at Keauhou Bay, fine wine, locally brewed beer, live and silent auctions, and live entertainment by APAC volunteers. Entertainment will consist of medleys from “Jekyll & Hyde” and “Evita” as well as a set by APAC’s Aloha Teen Theatre and a sneak preview of the shows remaining in the season.
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A man and a child enjoy the last minutes of the day at Kaunaoa Beach at Mauna Kea Resort. Iris Yap/Community Contributor
Hawaiian Cultural Center participates in Honokaa event
Results of the American Contract Bridge League play at the Kona Bridge Club:
A Hawaiian monk seal was spotted on the beach at Kiholo Bay. Adam Atwood/Community Contributor
HCFCU presents free business seminar
“Classic Rock” is the theme of this year’s 22nd annual Ukulele Festival at Hawaii Preparatory Academy. The event begins at 7 p.m. Saturday. The performance, which is free and open to the public, will be held at Gates Performing Arts Center, located at HPA’s upper campus in Waimea.
The second ABC Read to Me Family Literacy Read Aloud Program was held Jan. 29, at Kealakehe Elementary School.