A jellyfish is seen. Giovanni Paciello/Community Contributor
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Coffee farmers group plans barbecue
The results of the American Contract Bridge League play at At the Kona Bridge Club have been announced.
Guitar virtuoso Eric McFadden will play at Laverne’s Sports Bar at 8 p.m. Saturday.
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.
Kealakehe High School alumus Gato Scatena, class of 2000, has released his first feature film in theaters. Titled “Mantervention,” the film is about a recently dumped young man who turns to his best friend for help mending his broken heart.
The Big Island Film Festival at The Fairmont Orchid, Hawaii is seeking submissions from Hawaii and around the world. Officials selections will screen during the 10th annual festival, May 21 to 25.
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 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.
Broadway star to perform here
Broadway star to perform benefit concerts in West Hawaii
A butterfly was spotted in Honomalino. Mary-Kay Cochrane/Community Contributor
Kohala Center plans book talks, nature walks
The police officer who cited a homeless man for soliciting money in June said the man was obstructing traffic, which was the root of the officer’s decision to charge him with aggressive solicitation.
Three pyramid butterflyfish swim in Honaunau. Barry Fackler/Community Contributor