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Wailoa Center hosts miniatures show

Wailoa Center’s Fountain Gallery will present the Minihune Miniatures Club display opening from 5 to 7 p.m. Feb. 6. “Any Town, Anytime” is an exhibit where attendees can see a 1950s peddler’s cart with 15 cent hot dogs next door to a modern day tea shop, around the corner from a Victorian conservatory and just down the street from the Craftsman style house that belongs to a rock ‘n’ roll witch. This collection of creative shops and houses combines different eras, occupations and fantasies.

Chamber ensemble performing in February

Ohrlando’s Chamber Ensemble will offer the last concerts of the winter season in February. Mary Collier (on violin and Jing Jing Tsong on violoncello will join Roland Maurer on oboe and bassoon and Ursula Hesse on harpsichord for a Baroque and early classic program. A collection of sonatas and concert pieces from the 18th century in varied combinations of instruments will be performed by the four musicians. Music from Italian, French, German and also Bohemian composers are planned.

Waimea Arts Council announces youth art show

March is Youth Art Month and the Waimea Arts Council is inviting students in sixth through 12th grades, in schools or home-schooled, throughout the North and South Kohala and Hamakua districts, to submit works of art to be juried and displayed at the Firehouse Gallery from March 4 through 21.

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McGivern leads cast for ‘Evita’

Montreal-based writer and performer Molly McGivern has returned to Kona to play the title role in “Evita,” the next production of Aloha Performing Arts Company. Regular APAC audience members will recall her as Maria in the 2005 production of “The Sound of Music,” as well as Janet in “The Rocky Horror Show” and Audrey in “Little Shop of Horrors.”

HPA students performing Feb. 6

Kindergarteners and first-graders at Hawaii Preparatory Academy will present “Hansel and Gretel Eat Right!” at 2:15 p.m. Feb. 6. The musical performance, which is free and open to the public, will be held at Gates Performing Arts Center on the school’s upper campus in Waimea.