The Kauai Old Time Gathering, sponsored by Hale Puna and Kokee Lodge, is today through Sunday in Kokee State Park. The gathering is a celebration of the traditional musics of North America and the Hawaiian Islands and an opportunity for fans and musicians to learn how to perform different styles on a variety of instruments in workshops, classes and jams.
“Above the fold.” That is a line in the Hawaii Children’s Theatre musical production of “Newsies.” It’s a scene where some of the newsboys are talking about a competing newspaper’s coverage of their strike against the New York “World” for an increase in their purchase price of papers.
South Korean singer CL, formerly with girl group 2NE1 under YG Entertainment, has just released a song in the U.S. with The Black Eyed Peas. CL is featured on the track “Dopeness,” where she solo raps in English in parts of the song and has a heavy presence in the music video. “Dopeness” has over 2.5 million views on YouTube.