Gift your Maui Movie Buff with Tickets to the Firstlight Film Festival

  Christmas season is movie time at the gorgeous Castle Theatre where the FirstLight Film Festival goes off with the Academy screenings. Fill your film critic’s stocking with Fast Passes, a $48 four-film ticket that gives the bearer VIP access and priority admissions using the FastPass Line and can be shared by two or more […]

This Saturday, Sept. 1: BAMP Project presents totally 80′s Live featuring Flock Of Seagulls

Mike Score. Photo: Andrew Hurley/Wikimedia Commons

  It’s time to rock out  80’s style! BAMP presents Totally 80’s Live featuring award-winning techno-pop group Flock of the Seagulls this Saturday. Known for their video hits “Space Age Love Song” and “I Ran (So Far Away),” the British group was reformed after breaking up by head singer Mike Score in 1995. Since then […]

This Thursday, Aug. 16: “Biomimicry: Learning from the Natural World” at the MACC

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By Megan Hazen Biomimicry “studies Nature and attempts to imitate its designs and processes to solve human problems,” states a press release I’ve just received. You can learn all about it at a conversation at the Maui Arts & Cultural Center featuring Bryony Schwan, Executive Director of the Biomimicry Institute in Montana, and Sam Gon, Director of […]

MauiTime Best of Maui BEST AKAKU PROGRAM: MACC Moment @Akakutv @MauiArtsCulture #BOM2012

Akaku’s The MACC Moment is no frills entertainment information. Sure, there’s adjectives thrown in there, but that’s just a formality. It’s like, Wham! Here’s a kind and friendly face telling you about a major MACC event coming up.  Up next is on a strictly need-to-know basis: Name. Date. Time. Place. Some background information. Bam! Feast your eyes on some […]

This Friday, June 8: Kenny Loggins at the MACC

By Megan Hazen The versatile Grammy-winner Kenny Loggins will put on a show at Castle Theater. Loggins, who back in the 1970s was half of the musical duo Loggins & Messina, is today best known for his solo work and movie soundtrack compositions (Footloose, Top Gun, et al). Songs he’s expected to bring to the […]

MORRISSEY ON MAUI, Fri., May 18 @MauiArtsCulture – Tix on sale Fri., Mar. 9

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THIS JUST IN: BAMP PROJECT PRESENTS MORRISSEY LIVE ON MAUI AND OAHU *** >>> Tickets go on sale this Fri., Mar. 9 at 9am. If you quit eating and smiling between now and then, you’ll be sufficiently emaciated and depressed enough to attend the show (Morrissey’s first in 20 years–see the BAMP press release below). […]

THREE CHEERS FOR PINK MARTINI @MauiArtsCulture – Fri., Feb. 17


THREE CHEERS FOR PINK MARTINI FRI., FEB. 17 – Portland’s Pink Martini is one of the few ensembles on Earth that can sculpt music into something that’s visceral yet palatial, rooted yet transmuted. And MauiTime’s own Ynez Tongson is one of the few writers on-isle who uses language in a way that’s supremely lithe and […]

Rasta Thomas’ Bad Boys of Dance @MauiArtsCulture – Thu., Feb. 16

Rasta Thomas' Bad Boys of Dance

RASTA THOMAS’ BAD BOYS OF DANCE THU., FEB. 16 – The Bad Boys of Dance is “a fresh, new dance company comprised of the most talented and versatile young male dancers in the world today… each hand selected [for] his extraordinary physical abilities and artistry.” The company’s founder Rasta Thomas says he started the group […]

TONIGHT: The Airborne Toxic Event @MauiArtsCulture, Fri., Jan. 20


TONIGHT: The Airborne Toxic Event at the Maui Arts & Cultural Center FRI., JAN. 20 – Sorry hippies, this isn’t an event about Chemtrails–it’s a concert by the Los Angeles-based hipster band acronymically known as TATE (named after section two of Don DeLillo’s book White Noise). “I’m trying to get down an emotion, a scene […]

SoundWave Opens MACC’s Starry Night Cinema Event on Sunday, Jan. 15


By Amanda Thomas SoundWave has been a predominant fixture in the Maui music scene for well over a decade, with guitarists Jack Fisher and Harry Davisson playing music and practicing yoga together since 1978. After recruiting Bill Baldwin on bass, keyboardist Mike Elam and elusive drummer Patrick McDowell, SoundWave began booking private parties, weekly shows […]

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