In Brief | Arts 6-14-13


Festival accepting surf films through Oct. 15

Submissions are being accepted for the 10th annual Kona Surf Film Festival, planned Dec. 13 and 14. There is no fee to enter or form to fill out. Send films or inquiries to Kona Surf Festival, 74-4908 Mamalahoa Highway, Holualoa, HI 96725. The entry deadline is Oct. 15. Festival organizers are also in need of corporate sponsors. For more information, visit konasurffilmfestival.org.

SKEA receives money for art camps

The Kukio Community Fund has awarded the Society for Kona’s Education and Art $5,000 in support of SKEA’s art camps.

“Green Growing Things” camp sessions are slated from Monday through June 21 and June 24 to 28. Campers meet from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday through Friday; field trips are planned from 9 a.m. to noon Wednesday. Teaching artists and crafters will lead campers, ages 6 through 11, in activities including pottery, drama, music, drawing and multimedia projects. Tuition is $125 per week; partial scholarships are available.

SKEA is located between mile markers 105 and 106 on Mamalahoa Highway in Honaunau. Call 328-9392 for more information or to register.

Theater improvisation workshop is Saturday

Sketch comedy company The Alohahas will hold an interactive workshop on the art of improvisation from 2:30 to 5:30 p.m. Saturday at the Aloha Performing Arts Company Loft, above Kiernan Music, at 79-7401 Mamalahoa Highway, Kainaliu.

Participants will explore the basic vocabulary and technique of improv through scenes and games in a welcoming environment. The workshop is open to those 18 and older. The workshop fee is $20 per person, payable by cash or check; registration is first come, first served. To register in advance of the workshop, for more information or directions, call Rich Mears at 333-8695. Make checks payable to APAC (Aloha Performing Arts Center, a nonprofit organization).

For more about The Alohahas, call Roxanne Fox at 345-2751, visit thealohahas.com or email thealohahas@gmail.com.