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4 | FRIDAY, APRIL 21, 2017 BIG ISLAND ENTERTAINMENT SCENE | WEST HAWAII TODAY Dinner show, dance party and night market planned Legendary fusion belly dancer and visionary choreographer Myra Krien and her dance company will be featured Sunday during The Spice Box Dinner Show, Dance Party and Gypsy Night Market in Kailua-Kona. They will be joined by special guests Island Spice Dance Company, Nouveau Gypsy Belly Dance, Ariel Poling of Sudeeka, Nelleke from Kauai and others to create an enticing and dynamic fusion dance performance. Included in the ticket price, which is $30 for general admission and $40 for front-row seats, is a five-course meal prepared by the Edible World Institute’s culinary school. The dinner and show get underway at 6 p.m. A highly sought after workshop instructor and choreographer, Krien’s workshops are often described as “profound and inspirational.” Born in San Francisco, the granddaughter of Zen philosopher Alan Watts, Krien grew up in a family of intellectuals and artists committed to higher consciousness. She studied with Jamila Salimpour at age 3, eventually becoming the opening act for Sony recording artist Ottmar Liebert in 1996. She is also the creator of SEED (Self Esteem, Empowerment, and Education through Dance, a youth mentoring after school dance program operating in multiple places around the world, including Kona via Stephanie Bolton of Island Spice Dance Company and Nouveau Gypsy Belly Dance who will be performing. Rounding out the evening will be a Latin Dance Party featuring the Big Island’s favorite salsa DJ, DJ Eyal Fitoussi spinning classics on vinyl mixed with world rhythms. Also taking place Saturday night is the free Gypsy Night Market with crafts and imports from 20 local vendors, a refreshment oasis, and aromatic hookah lounge. The market opens at 5 p.m. The Edible World Institute is located at 75-5699 St. in Kailua-Kona. Tickets are available online at www.eventbrite. com/e/the-spice-boxtickets 33370630454 or at the door (cash only). Tickets for just the Latin Dance Party are $10 cash at the door from 8:30 to 11 p.m. ■ WEST HAWAII TODAY The Edible World Culinary Institute will feature visionary dance fusion choreographer Myra Krien and company on Sunday during The Spice Box Dinner Show, Dance Party and Gypsy Night Market in Kailua-Kona. COURTESY PHOTO/SPECIAL TO WEST HAWAII TODAY Krien ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT Shows & events West Hawaii County Band performs The West Hawaii County Band, under the direction Bernaldo Evangelista, performs at 6:30 p.m. this evening at Hale Halawai. This concert will include classical music such as Dukas’ “The Sorcerer’s Apprentice,” made famous in Disney’s groundbreaking movie, “Fantasia,” music from “The Wizard of Oz,” and the Hawaiian favorite Na Lei O Hawaii. The band will also present “Bravura,” a circus march of a style sometimes called a “screamer” because of its fast tempo and intricate rhythms. This performance is part of the band’s monthly Free Friday Concert Series sponsored by the Hawaii County Parks and Recreation Department and the West Hawaii County Band Friends, a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization. The next concert is May 19. The West Hawaii County Band is a community and civic band comprised of approximately 20 musicians from all walks of life. It rehearses weekly and performs regular monthly concerts at Hale Halawai. The repertoire of the band includes march favorites, traditional brass band music, big band tunes and Hawaiian traditional tunes. Info: www.westhawaiiband.com. Kahilu Theatre hosts Family Fun Day Kahilu Theatre will host a free Family Fun Day from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. in conjunction with Healthy Keiki Fest presented by North Hawaii Community Hospital on Saturday in Waimea. The Family Fun Day is free and open to the public. The event will be full of family fun and entertainment, inside and surrounding the theater including live performances by students from Kahilu Performing Arts Class and a screening of Disney’s “Moana.” Information about Kahilu Theatre’s summer programs will also be available. Schedule of events: 9:30 a.m.: Excerpts from 13 the Musical, performed by members of the Kahilu Youth Troupe 10:30 a.m.: Hula performance from the KPAC (Kahilu Performing Arts Classes) Hula class 10:45 a.m.: Singing performance from the KPAC Simply Singing Class 11 a.m.: Excerpts from Dance of the Bees featuring KPAC students from multiple classes 12:30 p.m.: Screening of Disney’s “Moana” in the main theater Info: www.kahilutheatre.org. Chamber Orchestra of Kona performs Sunday Chamber Orchestra of Kona will perform a “March into April” concert at 3 p.m. Sunday at the Sheraton Kona Resort & Spa at Keauhou Bay convention center. Directed by Michael Cripps, the orchestra will play several marches and pieces including Aaron Copland’s Outdoor Overture and an arrangement of Igor Stravinsky’s Firebird Suite. General admission is $10 and preferred seating is $20. Children under age 18 are admitted free. Purchase tickets at www. chamberorchestraofkona.com or at the door. Inaugural ‘The Art of Jazz’ Monday evening in Kona The Art of Jazz is Monday evening at Gertrude’s Jazz Bar in Kailua-Kona. The inaugural invitational exhibit will feature artists such as Ed Kayton, Verna Keoho, Hamilton Kellogg, Sure Garrod, Mark Martel, Sid Nakamoto, Joann Heutmaker, Ginger Sandell, Clive Salmon, Kira Kamamalu, Vicki Penny-Rohner, and more. Curated by Art Director Kira Kamamalu, the Kona Art Scene Exhibition Series event will also features prizes for Best in Show and People’s Choice. Info: www.gertrudesjazzbar.com. Henna tattoo art featured at teen party night For the final North Kohala Library Teen Night of the school year, henna tattoo artist Cynthia Buckles will demonstrate the steps in creating simple and beautiful henna tattoos from 6 to 8 p.m. on Monday. Materials will be provided for participants to practice the art of henna tattoo and Cynthia will give create a small henna tattoo for each participant. Refreshments will be provided. Info: 889-6655. Honokaa Jazz Band Ensembles Talent Show Tuesday Honokaa High School Jazz Band Ensemble Talent Show is Tuesday at 7 p.m. at the Honokaa People’s Theatre. The concert will honor the graduating seniors and include a wide variety of popular music. Led by director Gary Washburn for over 40 years, the school has won an award from the Grammy Foundation. Its Jazz Band tours the state annually for International Jazz Appreciation Month. Info hpt@honokaapeople.com. FOLK sponsors children’s poetry workshop A children’s poetry workshop will be held from 3 to 4 p.m. on Wednesday at the Kailua-Kona Public Library. Join this workshop to draw out your inner poet, get creative with mixed media, and share your work with other poets. Light refreshments will be served. Program is suitable for ages 7-12. Workshop is limited to the first 20 children. RSVP online or pick up a paper ticket 15 minutes before the workshop begins. Children must be accompanied by a parent or an adult caregiver. This free program is sponsored by the Friends of the Libraries, Kona. Info: 327-4327. Continued on page 5 ➠


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