Acts & Openings

The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged)

7 p.m.

tonight

two performances left

“In by 7 and out by 8:40,” is how actor Ross Martineau describes, “The Complete Works.” The entire show takes 90 minutes for the players to perform Shakespeare’s 154 sonnets and 37 plays. Shows are on Friday and Saturday nights through March 15.

The KAPA Rehearsal Space and Theatre is located at 4411 Kikowaena Road in Puhi. Call to reserve a seat, but pay at the door, 246-8985. Tickets are $18 for adults and $15 for students and seniors.

‘Stone Soup’

7 p.m.

tonight and tomorrow night

Island School Theatre

The Island School fifth grade presents “Stone Soup,” a children’s play by Karen Boettcher-Tate, directed by Peggy Ellenburg.

Set in the medieval town of Whisker, this play is about getting beyond gender bias and following your dreams. Two brave knights have come to town to claim their reward for vanquishing the infamous dragons, “Flotilla” and “Atilla,” when they are discovered to be girls in disguise. Now no one believes they are really knights except one young man, whose dream is to become a great chef. Together and with the help of some “magic stones,” they teach the village a valuable lesson.

Tickets: $3 in advance, $10 individual, family pass (available at the Island School office and from cast members) $4/$15 at the door.

Artist gallery reception 2 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Saturday

Church of the Pacific

The Church of the Pacific is proud to coordinate the first North Shore artist reception Saturday, showing the work of North Shore artists.

The church offers its facilities for community events that benefits locals and visitors.

Dispaying their art: Patrice Pendarvis, Nancy Forbes, Ileana Carrena, Elizabeth Ferris, Dawn Lundquist, Betty Jean Nativio, Robert Miller, Marion Wilhite, Patricia Marsh, Dana Nadeau, Eric Gregory who also represents Bob Wright Photography along with his own photos, Lois Coleman.

During this four-hour reception, many of the artists will be demonstrating how they paint. Showing how they create their art was the idea of Patrice Pendarvis.

During this time the members of the Church of the Pacific will be offering light pupus from their cookbook, which will also be on sale during the event for $10.

The evening entertainment will fill the hall with music performed by Margaret Frazier and Cathy Gott.

The Church of the Pacific is located on Kuhio Highway and Kapaka Road, across from Princeville Stables. For more information or to participate, please contact Jeni at The Church of the Pacific office 826-6481.

E Kanikapila Kakou presents 25 years of Hawaiian music

6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Monday

Island School Main Hall

E Kanikapila Kakou continues its 25th anniversary celebration by providing grassroots Hawaiian music Monday at Island School with presenters Makana and Stephen Inglis, superlative slack key musicians. Join the music loving community Monday to learn Hawaiian music-technique in a festive and supportive atmosphere.

Instrumental instruction begins at 6 p.m.; general audience participation at 7 p.m. A donation in the calabash helps defray the expense of copying song sheets.

EKK 2008 Hawaiian Music Program is funded in part by the Hawai‘i Tourism Authority, the county of Kaua‘i Office of Economic Development and Garden Island Arts Council supporters. Space made available by Island School. For more information, contact GIAC at 245-2733 or visit gardenislandarts.org.

The National Museum of the American Indian presents workshop for Native Hawaiians

9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Monday

Kaua‘i Community College

Learn how to care for cultural items in your home. This workshop is for Native Hawaiians interested in learning more about or starting and maintaining a cultural center or museum and for those who have items in their homes who wish to have practical advice on care.

The purpose of this day-long workshop is to bring the resources of the National Museum of the American Indian to Hawai‘i for the purposes of collaboration, to be a resource in the care of cultural items stored in your home and to promote and perpetuate dialogue in the Native Hawaiian community on the benefits, drawbacks and realities of having a cultural center or museum.

Part 1: Caring for cultural items in your home: Emily Kaplan, Conservator at the National Museum of the American Indian will advise on the storage, cleaning and disaster preparedness of items already cared for in your home.

Discussions will be facilitated by Jill Norwood (Tolowa, Karuk, Yurok) and Maile Andrade. You may bring those cultural items which might have specific issues or problems for the conservator and collections manager to see directly.

Part 2: Starting a cultural center or museum: Roberta Conner (Umatilla), Director of the Tamastslikt Cultural Institute on the Umatilla Indian Reservation in Pendleton, Oregon will be discussing the benefits and sometimes difficult realities of having a cultural center or museum.

“Hawai‘i’s Remarkable Women of the

20th Century”

6 p.m. Thursday at KCC Technology Building Room 114

In honor of Women’s History Month, the Kaua‘i County Committee on the Status of Women will hold a free screening of the film “Hawai‘i’s Remarkable Women of the 20th Century.” It is a three-part production (1 hr, 25 min) of KITV, Honolulu, which includes short biographies of Liliuokalani, Rell Sunn, Harriet Bouslog, Mother Marianne, and Anna Rice Cooke, among others.

The movie starts at 6 p.m. at Kaua‘i Community College, Technology Building, Room 114 (near Performing Arts Theater).

For information, call Michael Gmelin 245-8253/8233.

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