Entertainment Wrap-Up: 12-20-19

  • JP Sears’ Hawaiian Island tour hits Kahilu Theatre 7:30 p.m. Dec. 27. (Courtesy photo)

Christmas Parade Extravaganza Monday at Aloha Theatre

Ever been inspired by the Macy’s Annual Thanksgiving Day Parade, Disneyland/world parades, or any live-interactive performances?


Are you a performer who wants to take their musical theatre skills to the next level?

Here’s your turn to gain professional training in the entertainment world by joining Rachel Carr in Christmas Parade Extravaganza on Monday.

Filled with Disney inspiration, students will learn the how-tos of performing in multiple shows a day, and the “behind the scenes” elements involved with large-scale parades and outdoor performance events. This one day only workshop from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday at Aloha Theatre welcomes pre-teens and teens (ages 10-18) of all theatrical backgrounds to attend.

Tickets cost $35 before Saturday, $50 after.

Info: info@apachawaii.org or 322-9924

Dances of Universal Peace Jan. 12

The Dances of Universal Peace is a 40-year-old tradition of dancing to chants from a variety of the world’s religions in a simple moving meditation. Newcomers are welcomed. Dress casual, no previous experience or dance partner needed.

It will be held 5-6:30 p.m. Jan. 12 at the New Thought Center in Kealakekua.

$3-10 donation appreciated.

Info: Swami 323-3344

Chanukah celebration at Beth Shalom Dec. 29

The Kona Beth Shalom community Chanukah celebration will be 4-7 p.m. Dec. 29 at the Old Kona Airport State Recreation Center Pavilion.

Everyone is invited.

Info: konabethshalom.org

Self-help standup show at Kahilu Theatre Dec. 27

JP Sears takes his uplifting humor that’s accumulated over 300 million video views and brilliantly adapts it to the stage for his live stand up comedy show.

Heavy on the satire, Sears slices through the nuances of the new age community, self-help movement, health practices, and his own life that’ll have you laughing at yourself while feeling inspired to live your best life.

Sears is an emotional healing coach, international teacher, speaker at events, world traveler, and curious student of life. His work empowers people to live more meaningful lives. JP speaks and performs at numerous events, conferences, festivals, and retreats around the world.

Sears’ Hawaiian Island tour hits Kahilu Theatre 7:30 p.m. Dec. 27

Tickets: $38.50/$40.50/$43.50 + service charges – Limited VIP tickets for $92.50, available at Kahilu Theatre Box Office at 67-1186 Lindsey Road or by phone 885-6868 or online at http://kahilutheatre.org

‘Ohrlando’s’ opens New Year with concerts

Not only in Vienna but all over the World the New Year gets welcomed with entertaining classical music.

Big Island’s New Year starts with music with “Ohrlando” and his wife Ursula. The two musicians will offer a special musical gift to the community: A colorful bouquet of Salon Musique. An entertaining classical program with waltzes, polkas, dances, and more. You may dance or simply move your legs to the salon melodies of the 19th and 20th century.


Two concerts will be held 3 p.m. Jan. 5 at a private residence in Kailua-Kona with after concert party 3 p.m. Jan. 12. Free admission, but $20 per person donation welcomed.

Reservation and directions contact roland.maurer@gmx.ch or call 315-7666.

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