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Kumu Kahua Theatre Announces the 50th Season Festival of Plays Photo Kumu Kahua Theatre Announces the 50th Season Festival of Plays
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 2, 2021

Kumu Kahua Theatre has announced their entire 50th Season of productions will be available to watch free of charge – with a subtitle option - for one weekend in August 2021. On the morning of August 7th, 2021, a playlist of the 50th season of Kumu Kahua Theatre will be available to watch on YouTube until midnight on August 8th.

Kumu Kahua Theatre Will Perform UNTITLED TMT PROJECT By Susan Soon He Stanton in June Photo Kumu Kahua Theatre Will Perform UNTITLED TMT PROJECT By Susan Soon He Stanton in June
by Stephi Wild - May 22, 2021

Kumu Kahua Theatre presents Untitled TMT Project by Susan Soon He Stanton. This is the final show of the 50th season of Kumu Kahua Theatre, and fifth full production to be performed live and presented digitally, available everywhere via a private web link only.  

THROUGH THE NIGHT Debuts May 10 on PBS Photo THROUGH THE NIGHT Debuts May 10 on PBS
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Apr 6, 2021

An official selection at the 2020 Tribeca Film Festival as well as at DOC NYC and AFI DOCS, Through the Night is an intimate cinema verité portrait of three working mothers whose lives intersect at a 24-hour daycare center in New Rochelle, New York.

Nathaniel Rateliff Debuts Cover of Leonard Cohen's 'There Is A War' Photo Nathaniel Rateliff Debuts Cover of Leonard Cohen's 'There Is A War'
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Oct 30, 2020

Nathaniel Rateliff is now sharing a cover of Leonard Cohen’s “There Is A War” performed with Kevin Morby and Sam Cohen.

The Steppas Release New Single 'Stay' On Easy Star Records Photo The Steppas Release New Single 'Stay' On Easy Star Records
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Oct 16, 2020

Hawaiian Reggae band The Steppas have released their new single 'Stay.'

Kumu Kahua Theatre Announces 50th Season Photo Kumu Kahua Theatre Announces 50th Season
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 12, 2020

Kumu Kahua Theatre has commissioned five new plays to present for its 50th season, each taking place in one decade of the existence of the theatre.  Because of precautions taken to reduce the possibility of spreading Covid-19, Kumu Kahua Theatre is exploring options of presenting these shows, including outdoor and online performances.

Nathaniel Rateliff Premieres Video for 'Willie's Birthday Song' Photo Nathaniel Rateliff Premieres Video for 'Willie's Birthday Song'
by Kaitlin Milligan - Apr 29, 2020

To celebrate Willie Nelson's birthday, acclaimed musician Nathaniel Rateliff premieres the Rett Rogers-directed video for “Willie's Birthday Song” today.

Nathaniel Rateliff Debuts New Song to Celebrate Willie Nelson's Birthday Photo Nathaniel Rateliff Debuts New Song to Celebrate Willie Nelson's Birthday
by Kaitlin Milligan - Apr 24, 2020

Today, acclaimed musician Nathaniel Rateliff shares “Willie's Birthday Song,” the latest installment of The Marigold Singles and a tribute to Willie Nelson. The Marigold Singles is an ongoing project to raise money for The Marigold Project

2020 Southern California Slack Key Festival Returns to the Redondo Beach Performing A Photo 2020 Southern California Slack Key Festival Returns to the Redondo Beach Performing Arts Center
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 2, 2020

Kala Koa Entertainment celebrates 13 years of bringing the biggest and brightest names in Hawaiian music to the mainland with the 2020 Southern California Slack Key Festival returning to the Redondo Beach Performing Arts Center on Sunday, January 19 at 2:00 p.m.

Nathaniel Rateliff Kicks Off 'The Marigold Singles' with John Prine Photo Nathaniel Rateliff Kicks Off 'The Marigold Singles' with John Prine
by Kaitlin Milligan - Dec 13, 2019

Acclaimed musician Nathaniel Rateliff's first installment of The Marigold Singles featuring legendary songwriter John Prine debuts today on Stax Records. The Marigold Singles will raise money for The Marigold Project, Rateliff's foundation that supports community and nonprofit organizations working on economic and social justice. The first installment is comprised of Rateliff performing new versions of two beloved Prine songs—“Sam Stone” a duet with Prine and “Summer's End” featuring Courtney Marie Andrews.

Global Indigenous Leaders To Gather In NY For The 5th Annual Indigenous People's Day  Photo Global Indigenous Leaders To Gather In NY For The 5th Annual Indigenous People's Day Celebration At Randall's Island
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 11, 2019

The 5th Annual Indigenous People's Day Celebration and Columbus Day protest returns to New York City's Randall's Island on October 13 and 14. It's FREE and open to all. Register at www.indigenouspeoplesdaynyc.eventbrite.com.

Anchorage Concert Association Announces Ten More Shows Photo Anchorage Concert Association Announces Ten More Shows
by Julie Musbach - May 7, 2019

Anchorage Concert Association, the state's largest arts and entertainment presenter, announces  10 more shows from its 2019/2020 season line-up

Lotus World Music & Arts Festival Celebrates 25 Years Photo Lotus World Music & Arts Festival Celebrates 25 Years
by Tori Hartshorn - Sep 24, 2018

The 25th annual Lotus World Music & Arts Festival will fill the streets of downtown Bloomington, Indiana with sights and sounds from around the globe (September 27-30, 2018).  Thirty international artists, free large-scale art installations, and events for all ages will fill 14 downtown Bloomington venues with palpable energy and an eclectic blend of global sound and spectacle. Venues range in style from the historic Buskirk-Chumley Theater, to contemplative church settings, to pavement-quaking outdoor dance tents and even a pop-up 360° video-immersion space. Music genres span continents and cultures, including Colombian marimba, Hawaiian hula, Malian desert groove, high-energy Congolese soukous, Swedish folk rock, contemporary American string music, and more.  A complete list of artists is available below or at lotusfest.org.  All-inclusive, weekend, and single-day passes are available for online, phone, and walk-up purchase via the BCT Box Office.  

BWW Review: BALLET HAWAII'S NUTCRACKER at Neal Blaisdell Concert Hall Photo BWW Review: BALLET HAWAII'S NUTCRACKER at Neal Blaisdell Concert Hall
by Ashley Timm - Dec 16, 2017

The holidays simply aren't complete without a delightful Hawaiian-style production of The Nutcracker. Ballet Hawaii celebrates the imaginary adventures of a young girl and a prince with its 40th Anniversary Season and this unforgettable performance.

Photo Flash: Performers Gifted with Squigs Drawings at Jim Caruso's Cast Party
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2017

On Monday, January 9, Birdland once again hosted Justin "Squigs" Robertson as special guest artist-in-residence at Jim Caruso's Cast Party. Over twenty impromptu performers were delighted by the gift of an original "Squigs," swiftly drawn during their performance on the Birdland stage.

Mitchell Charles to Release Young Adult Fantasy Adventure Audiobook
by Christina Mancuso - Mar 22, 2016

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., March 22, 2016 /PRNewswire/ Mitchell Charles announced today that his young adult fantasy adventure novel, The Kingdom of Oceana, will be released as an audiobook in May 2016.

THE SOUL KEYS is Released
by Christina Mancuso - Jan 14, 2016

HILO, Hawaii, Jan. 14, 2016 /PRNewswire/ Hawai'i resident Alan McNarie's newly released second novel, The Soul Keys, is a satiric fantasy that runs a bit on the wild side. It answers such burning questions as: What if you found a flying saucer, but nobody was in it? Why are all butterflies insane? How could a talking armadillo end up in your bathtub? Why would the Oakland Bay Bridge consider becoming a dragon? And, of course, what are the three keys to unlock the soul and end the world?

DoubleTree by Hilton Adds Hawaii Conversion to Its Global Pipeline
by Robert Diamond - Jun 1, 2015

Hilton Worldwide (NYSE:HLT) announced today the signing of a franchise license agreement to open DoubleTree by Hilton Hilo-Naniloa, which will join DoubleTree by Hilton's 100,000-room portfolio and nearly 40,000-room global pipeline. The oceanfront property, formerly the Hilo Naniloa Hotel and Golf Club, will undergo an $18.5 million large-scale transformation. The 12-story, 3-tower, 388-room property plans to fully convert in December 2015.

To Celebrate Life Breast Cancer Foundation Hosts 2013 Stepping Out Gala and Fashion Show Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2013

To Celebrate Life Breast Cancer Foundation brings the excitement of Las Vegas in the 1960's to Marin as they present their 18th annual gala and fashion show STEPPING OUT - VIVA LAS VEGAS! The Foundation's largest annual fundraiser will feature 34 women and two men, all breast cancer survivors, as they walk the runway today, September 28th at the Marin Center Exhibit Hall, 10 Avenue of the Flags, San Rafael.

To Celebrate Life Breast Cancer Foundation to Host 2013 Stepping Out Gala and Fashion Show, 9/28
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2013

To Celebrate Life Breast Cancer Foundation brings the excitement of Las Vegas in the 1960's to Marin as they present their 18th annual gala and fashion show STEPPING OUT - VIVA LAS VEGAS! The Foundation's largest annual fundraiser will feature 34 women and two men, all breast cancer survivors, as they walk the runway on Saturday, September 28th at the Marin Center Exhibit Hall, 10 Avenue of the Flags, San Rafael.

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