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Alohahas to perform at Improvaganza on Oahu

The Alohahas Improv and Sketch Comedy Company will perform at the ninth annual Improvaganza Hawaii Festival of Improv, held on Oahu, Sept. 25 to 28. The Alohahas’ unique style of improvisation melds together a short-form style with long-form narratives and story-telling using audience suggestions. The Alohahas will be featured on the festival’s lineup for Sept. 25 and will perform a totally improvised 20-minute show in front of a live audience.

‘Abstract Only!’ winners announced

The 2014 “Abstract Only!” exhibit was held in the main gallery of the Wailoa Center in August. Close to 1,000 visitors attended this year’s show and the vote for People’s Choice Award winner was tallied resulting in a tie between “Free Floating,” a large mixed media watercolor by Juli Ann Niemeyer and “The Light at the End,” an acrylic painting by Bob Douglas. The next “Abstract Only!” exhibit will be in August 2016.

Kahilu Theatre screens science documentary

Kahilu Theatre will screen “Particle Fever,” a documentary following six scientists during the launch of the Large Hadron Collider, marking the start-up of the biggest and most expensive experiment in the history of the planet, pushing the edge of human innovation.

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‘Jekyll and Hyde’ cast announced

Miguel Montez, immediate past board president of Aloha Performing Arts Company, has been cast in the dual role of Henry Jekyll and Edward Hyde in APAC’s fall production of the Gothic musical thriller “Jekyll and Hyde.” Montez has played many characters at the Aloha Theatre, including the King in “The King and I,” Jud Fry in “Oklahoma!” Toxie in “The Toxic Avenger,” and The Monster in last season’s “Young Frankenstein.” His leading lady, Emma Carew, will be played by the newly elected Aloha Performing Arts Company board president, Melissa Geiger Atwood. She has been an ensemble member in many recent productions, and played Auntie Em and Glinda the good witch in last year’s production of “The Wizard of Oz.” Emma’s father, Sir Danvers Carew, is played by David Fero, and the role of John Utterson, Jekyll’s best friend, is taken by Matt Mohi. Fero and Mohi were recently seen in supporting roles in “Fiddler on the Roof.”

Tiny Treasures exhibit held at Volcano Art Center

The Volcano Art Center will present “Tiny Treasures II,” an invitational exhibit of small sculpture and jewelry, created for the show by a host of well-known Hawaii Island artists. The exhibit opens on Saturday with a reception with the artists from 5 to 7 p.m. and concludes Nov. 9.

Satin Dolls Cabaret coming to the Aloha Theatre Saturday

The Satin Dolls Cabaret show will return to the Aloha Theatre in Kainaliu for a 7:30 p.m. show Saturday. The performance pairs dance and jazz as it was originally featured in cabaret shows. The show features Binti Bailey and the Satin Dolls dancing to the live music of the Casablanca Jazz Quartet. Reserved seats are on sale at