KABUL, Afghanistan — A month after the Taliban seized power in Afghanistan, the music is going quiet.
Soulful Hawaiian singer Paula Fuga (pronounced Funga) gave a marvelous performance Sunday night at the Mauna Kea Beach Hotel for 70 of her Big Island fans. The outdoor event was the first live public presentation for the Kahilu Theatre since it paused shows back in early August due to high COVID case numbers.
Blayne Asing will perform “Alive From Home” live from Kahilu Theatre on Sept. 24.
Kamehameha Schools invites ‘ohana and friends to gather in the comfort of their own home for the streaming of the 20th annual “Tribute to Kamehameha III – A Birthday Celebration for Ka Lani Kauikeaouli.” This free ‘aha mele (concert) broadcast airs from 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday at www.ksbe.edu/kauikeaouli.
AMSTERDAM — A drawing newly attributed to Vincent van Gogh that has never been displayed publicly before is going on show at the Amsterdam museum that bears the Dutch master’s name.
Performing arts and music education has changed more than any other school subject as learning went virtual last year. With students returning to the classroom, practicing with classmates is challenging, and upcoming public concerts have been canceled.
NEW YORK — A new film reveals and renews the tensions that went into creating the Sept. 11 museum beneath the memorial waterfalls and reflecting pool at the World Trade Center.
NEW YORK — Oakland filmmaker Peter Nicks had already made two well-regarded documentaries capturing the flawed institutions of his city and their role in shaping local lives: 2012’s “The Waiting Room,” about a public hospital, and 2017’s “The Force,” about the Oakland Police Department during a wave of shootings and protests.
With a talented 60-member cast and three weeks of sold-out performances, the Disney musical “Beauty and the Beast” was just what Hilo’s Palace Theatre needed for a comeback after being closed for 16 months. The show also served as the inaugural production of the Palace’s newly created Youth Theatre Program.