New Play: Greater Tuna, Champagne Opening this Friday May 27, Kamaaina Special on Saturday

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New play at the ProArts Playhouse at Azeka starts this Friday May 27th with their Champagne Opening. It looks like a hoot. RESERVED SEATS!  CALL NOW!  463-6520 Welcome to Tuna, Texas—where the population is small, but the personalities are big! Join Thurston and Arles on OKKK Radio as they bring you the daily happenings, complete with […]

Giddy Over “Glee”? Watch it on the big screen at Kihei’s Ambrosia

Rolling Stone: Glee Gone Wild

Every week, The Grid dishes all of the isle’s late night fun. Here’s a recent notable: Even I’ll admit there’s something infectious about Fox’s Glee [and I have a disposition worse than that of Sue Sylvester (Jane Lynch)]. If you’re one of the ukubillions of superfans out there, get your Glee on every Tuesday night […]

2010 “Ku Mai Ka Hula” International Hula Competition Winners Announced

(Ms. Hula Maui 2010, Ashley Tamanaha. Photo By: Richard Marks Photo) During its fifth annual installment held on September 11, 2010,the Ku Mai Ka Hula International Hula Competition awarded Halau I Ka Wekiu — under the direction of Kumu Hula Karl Veto Baker and Michael Lanakila Casupang — with the Leianaikaroselaniomaui Award for excellence in […]

“Crazy, crazy!” Augie T this Saturday at ‘Iao Theater

Shaggy Jenkins crowns Kimo Rice-McGerty as Tin Can Comedy Championsips king

Saturday (September 4), 8pm, ‘Iao Theater, $15/$20 AN ALL AGES SHOW! Augie T makes a Maui stop on his “I Got Left Behind” tour. Go, laugh, and be a part of the live taping for his forthcoming DVD. augietulba.com *** Kimo Crowned Tin Can Comedy King Selecting the opening act for Augie T ‘s September […]

Rob Schneider Isn’t Sick of His Catchphrase…Probably

Whether you SHOULD is another matter.

So I’ve heard several people remark that Rob Schneider — set to appear on-island September 25 as part of the Maui Celebrity Series — must be sick of people repeating his catchphrase, “You can do it!” from The Waterboy. It’s on the poster for his gig; we put it in our calendar listing. Well, I’m […]

Comedian D.L. Hughley, This Saturday at the MACC

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ON THE DL From stages to sitcoms to CNN talk shows, comedian DL Hughley has made the rounds. We talk story ahead of his Maui gig… Saturday (August 14), Castle Theater, MACC, 7:30pm, $39 – $79 You’ve been criticized for playing to stereotypes. Here in Hawaii—from grass skirts to mai tais—we’re about as stuffed with […]

ECLIPSE New Twilight Installment Keeps Up the Sucking

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Eclipse Rated PG13/124 min. One out of Five Stars Just seven months after enduring New Moon, we get chapter three of the popular but vacuous Twilight series. It’s also been nineteen months since that classroom of Kihei Charter School students sent this newspaper a pile of letters protesting my negative review of Twilight. I wasn’t aware […]

TIM BURTON Remaking Good Movies And Turning Them Into Bad Movies Since 1999

Insane, purple shoes.

Let’s say you were cryogenically frozen in 1996 and unfrozen yesterday. (Welcome back.) You might remember Tim Burton (after taking time to stretch your legs, catch up with friends and family and shit your pants over the iPhone) as the offbeat autuer behind darkly comic cinematic gems like Beetle Juice and Edward Scissorhands. So, when perusing the shelves at your neighborhood video store (no one has bothered to tell you about Netflix yet, fearing another pant-shitting episode) you might happen upon Burton’s newly released Alice In Wonderland and think to yourself…

Free Screening: “Dazed and Confused” (1993)

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…start preparing for the return of the turn of the millennium style by sewing some puffy vests.) Anyway… If you still haven’t gotten your fill of free films, The Fuzz Box has got your fix (plus free food and surprises), with ‘90s fan fave, Dazed and Confused (1993). If you’re confused—thinking, “Wait? That movie is set in…

MAPA Spring Extravaganza

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This weekend, the MACC will be swarming with young dancers, nervous and giddy about the three performances of the Spring Estravaganza. On Saturday the 22cnd, at 3 pm, an energetic troop will perform the annual Jazz, Tap, and Hip Hop Revue. Sunday the 23rd, also at 3 pm, the ballerinas will take their turn in […]

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