WEST HAWAII TODAY | BIG ISLAND ENTERTAINMENT SCENE FRIDAY, JULY 21, 2017 | 7 BINTI: CONTINUED FROM PAGE 5 assassinated. You get to go through and see the room where he spent his final moments. I came back from there and wrote a song. That’s how I write songs — they’re based on things that have moved me in some way.” “I always think about music and how it can move people and touch people. That is what is important to me. I’m just trying to make sure I’m a part of that and surrounded by that.” Check out Bailey from 6:30-9:30 p.m. on Saturday at Gertrude’s Jazz Bar in Kailua-Kona. There is a $5 cover charge. For more information on upcoming performances visit Binti Bailey Music Facebook page at www.facebook. com/Binti-Bailey. ■ KEYS PHOTOGRAPHY/SPECIAL TO WEST HAWAII TODAY ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT people’s choice award for best script of the festival, will be awarded to the winning script, which will then be forwarded to APAC’s Artistic Kokua Committee for consideration as a possible future mainstage production. Tickets to OPF XXIV are $5 per night, or a festival pass is available for $15. Tickets and passes are available online at www.apachawaii.org, by calling 322-9924 between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. Tuesday through Friday, or at the theater box office beginning one hour before performance time. Info: 322-9924. Call for entry Juried art exhibition seeks entries West Hawaii Community Health Center in partnership with Donkey Mill Art Center is hosting its third annual Art Is Healing multimedia juried art exhibition as it works to continue building a permanent collection of art for the health center locations throughout West Hawaii. The Art Is Healing initiative brings together the power to bridge differences and connects individuals of different backgrounds and experiences. Through art, West Hawaii Community Health Center wants to make connections by sharing stories and sharing individuals truth, building empathy, compassion, and a healthy respect for one another. Interested artists are encouraged to interpret and explore the concept of Art Is Healing and may submit pieces from all disciplines in visual arts including wood, fiber, clay, metal, drawing, painting, prints and photography. Artists are limited to two submissions and each art piece must include a completed entry form with description and signed agreement. This year, Art Is Healing will be juried by two professional artists who will dedicate their time and expertise to the exhibit. Art Is Healing jurors are photographer Laurel Schultz, whose work explores fragments and figments of the natural world as a lens on human nature. And, journeyman artist William Wingert, who paints on location at his Kainaliu studio and hosts life drawing sessions there every week. Entry submission deadline is Sept. 8. All artwork must be hand-delivered to West Hawaii Community Health Center’s Kealakehe location at 74-5214 Keanalehu Drive between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. West Hawaii Community Health Center will host its Art Is Healing opening reception for the exhibition on Oct. 20. Info: Email nala@westhawaiichc. org or call 331-6472. ■ ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT ➠ Continued from page 6 HAWAI‘I PERFORMING ARTS FESTIVAL presents OUR FESTIVAL FINALE! VAL UNDERWOOD HPAF Artistic Director GILBERT & SULLIVAN’S The M I K A D O This British comic opera, first performed in 1885, continues to delight audiences around the world. Set in then-exotic and far distant Japan, Gilbert & Sullivan’s romp pokes fun at British politics and politicians, thinly disguised as Japanese. Audience invited to wear kimono. Sunday, July 23 4pm, Kahilu Theatre,Waimea $17, $27, $37 www,KahiluTheatre.Org • 885-6868 Sponsored by Marilyn & Carl Bernhardt Opera for Kids! Kids aged 5-14 experience opera’s backstage process first hand behind the scenes of “The Mikado” at Kahilu Theatre. Parents must accompany children under 12. Sunday, July 23, 2 pm Kahilu Theatre, Waimea *Free with reservation. Call 333-7378 or email email@example.com. Includes child’s admission to “The Mikado” at 4 pm. Sponsored by Dr. Marcia Wishnick & Stanley Wishnick Friday, July 21 Young Singers Showcase 7pm, Davies Chapel, HPA Campus, Waimea *Free Monday, July 24 Sunset Sonatas 4 pm, Davies Chapel, HPA Campus, Waimea *Free *Free = Requesting donation of a non-perishable food item for Waimea’s Food Bank 2017 Festival sponsored in part by Hawaii Tourism Authority, The Lematta Foundation, Law Offices of Ian Mattoch, The Shops at Mauna Lani, Deviants from the Norm, The Anderson Beck Fund of the Hawaii Community Foundation, Margareta and Staffan Encrantz and many others who support exceptional music education.
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