A family jam

When 11-year-old Kailani Hart started recording her first single, “Wild Hart,” she didn’t have the whole thing written.

‘Foosa hungry!’

The Kilauea School Performing Arts Program invites the community to escape the zoo of life tonight and Saturday starting at 6 p.m. at the school’s cafeteria when the curtain rises on “Dreamworks Madagascar — A Musical Adventure Jr.”

Kauai performers join jazz greats

David Braun, owner of Hanalei Strings, will be among the performers at the All Angels Jazz Festival that opens Friday and continues through Sunday at St. Michael and All Angels Episcopal Church.

‘Jazz Singer Night 2’ is coming

On Friday, Feb. 8 at 7 p.m., New Orleans Jazz Professor Matt Lemmler will feature “Kauai Island Singers Showcase Jazz Singer Night 2,” featuring six Kauai-based singers/students — Barbara Pendragon, Melissa Mojo, Christine Melamed, Dhyana Dunville, Diana Leone and Mary Ellen Kopitzke — singing jazz classics from the great American songbook.

What a drag!

In a somewhat out-of-character move, Kauai Concert Association will host its first drag performer on Tuesday, Feb. 19, at the Kauai Community College Performing Arts Center.

String playing in Poipu

Kimberly Hope wants people to take out their semi-formal and formal wear for Valentine’s Day. Teaming with Aowl Owen, the duo will present a concert featuring original music by both of the artists on Feb. 14 at Kauai Christian Fellowship in Poipu.

Welcome to Broadway

Kauai Voices will present “Broadway, Baby!,” an evening of timeless and cherished songs from Broadway musicals, this January and February in venues across the island.