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KPRG Calendar of arts events

IT'S TIME FOR A LOOK AT SOME OF THE ARTS EVENTS CURRENTLY HAPPENING IN OUR COMMUNITY:

The ISLA Center for the Arts at the University of Guam's next exhibit will be the 19th Annual Art-A-Thon; and it will open on Thursday, March 2, and run through April 14. ISLA is located at house number 15, Dean's Circle on the campus of the University of Guam. ISLA's hours are 10 AM to 5 PM Monday through Friday, and 10 AM to 2 PM on Saturdays. Admission to ISLA is always free, and to arrange for a group or school tour, call the ISLA Center at 735-2965.

CAHA's February show features the paintings of Maria Fitzpatrick and Victoria Sayre. The March show will feature the work of Yeon Soon Park and Chul Wan Kim. The CAHA art gallery is located on the 1st floor of the Terlaje Professional Building, 194 Herman Cortez Avenue in Hagatna. Gallery hours are 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM Monday through Friday and admission is free. You can phone CAHA at 300-1204-8.

The Nissan Infinity Showroom is exhibiting, "Junglescapes", paintings by Ric Castro, now through Saturday, February 25. The Nissan Showroom is located in Upper Tumon and the exhibit is open during Nissan's business hours. Admission is free.

Humanitites Guahan announces the opening of the NEH Community Grant Cycle for 2017. The deadline for the cycle workshop is noon February 24. For more information contact Monaeka at 472-4462.

University Theatre will present Arthur Miller's, "The Crucible", Thursday, March 2 through Sunday, March 5 in the UOG Fine Arts Theatre. Thursday through Saturday curtain times are at 7:00 PM. Early performances will be held on Friday, March 3 at 9:00 AM, and on Saturday and Sunday, March 4 and 5 at 2:00 PM. Tickets may be purchased at the box office.

The region's largest music event, "The Tumon Bay Music Festival 2017", will be held from Thursday, March 2 through Saturday, March 11. This educationally-enriched musical event provides seminars, lectures, school visits and over 80 performance opportunities for all ages, over the course of 10 exciting days. For more information visit the festival website: tbmfguam.org, or call 797-6299:

March 2 and 3, Choral Festival, Guam Plaza Hotel, 6 PM
March 4, Solo Festival, Lotte Hotel 8 AM
March 5, Small Ensemble Festival, 9 AM
March 5, Jazz, Rock and Beyond" Guam Museum, 1:30 PM, free admission
March 6 and 7 Winds and Strings Festival, Okkodo High School, 6 PM
March 11 Grand Finale, Micronesia Mall 3PM, free admission

University Music will present, "Get Down with Motown", featuring the Latte Tones and Mangilao Hot Jazz, Friday and Saturday, March 10 and 11 at 7:30 PM. The concert will be held in the UOG Fine Arts Theatre and tickets will be available at the door.

The Japan Club of Guam will hold its, "19th Annual Arts and Crafts Fair", at the Nikko hotel on Sunday, March 12 from 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM. This one day fair features performances and demonstrations, and admission is free.

CAHA is assisting Soroptomist International of Guam and the Guam Council of Women's Clubs for their upcoming art exhibit, "The 12th Annual Women's Art Exhibit." The exhibition will be held March 17-25 at Nissan's Infinity Gallery in Upper Tumon. For specific exhibit information you may contact CAHA at 300-1204-8.

Father Duenas will present their annual songfest titled, "Sounds of the Cinema" on Saturday, March 18 at 7:00 PM.. The performance of film music will be held in the University of Guam fieldhouse and tickets will be available at the door. For more information call 734-2261.

Harvest Christian Academy will hold its, "Piano Festival", on Saturday, March 25 from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM. The festival will be held in the Harvest Auditorium on the school's Canada, Barrigada campus, and admission is free.

The Guam Symphony Society will present the, "Chamber Music Series Concert #3", on Friday, March 31 at 7:00 PM. The concert will feature the comedic musical interpretations of "PDQ Bach". This light-hearted concert will be held at the UOG Fine Arts Theatre, and tickets will be available at the door.

The Guam Museum is now open and currently exhibiting, "The History of the Guam Museum during the Past 90 Years". The museum is open Tuesdays through Sundays, from 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM.

General Announcement

The Guam Symphony Orchestra is a volunteer orchestra, open to all Guam residents. The Symphony rehearses at 7:00 PM on Monday evenings. Rehearsals are held at the University of Guam Fine Arts Building Music Department. Instrumentalists are invited to join by visiting the website at: www.guamsymphony.com, or simply attend a rehearsal.

The Guam Symphony Chorale invites community members who love to sing to join this long-established choral group. For more information, contact Colleen at 735-2740 or email colleen.ann.jennings@gmail.com

The Guam Territorial Band is sponsoring the Guam Percussion Scholarship Fund which is open to drummers and percussionists under 24 years of age. The Scholarship is designed to help support private lessons, special projects, or full-time enrollment at an accredited music institution. For more information contact the Guam Territorial Band at: gtband@gmail.com.

The Guam All-Island Honor band under the direction of Joanne Sosa and Andrew Dongon is open to all middle and high school band students on island. For more information, email guamhonorband@gmail.com or call 988-7347.

The Houamla Collection of African Art is now open for public viewing in Yigo. Volunteer tour guides are needed. Admission is free and more information can be had by calling Dr. Diambra Odi at 653-1466 or 468-5613.

Gef Pago Chamorro Cultural Village in Inarajan offers an interactive experience in Chamorro cooking and crafts. Gef Pago is open Monday through Saturday 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM and on Sunday 8:30AM to noon. There is a small admission fee. More information can be had by calling: 828-1671.

The ISLA Center for the Arts is looking for interested persons to volunteer one or more hours a week to help with its programs. You can be trained to guide tours of ISLA's exhibits, prepare artwork for display, or help in running fundraisers such as the annual Art-A-Thon. The ISLA Center is located at house No.15, Dean's Circle on the campus of the University of Guam. ISLA's hours are from 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM Monday through Friday, and from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM on Saturday. Call ISLA at 735-2965 if you are interested in promoting ISLA's art programs on Guam.

The Guam Visitor's Bureau invites local arts organizations to inform GVB of upcoming events in order to feature those events on its website's calendar. The website is viewed by tourists and local residents, and is another way to inform the public of the diverse kinds of activities available on Guam. Call the GVB's Public Information Officer, Margaret Imaizumi at: 646-5278/9.

The Sunday Inarajan Public Market sells arts, crafts, local produce, and gives tours of the Flores Old Store and History Center from 7:00 to 11:00 AM. Call 828-8040 for more information.

The Inarajan Garden House offers cultural activities, Chamorro language and dance classes. Contact Vince Reyes at 688-8174 for more information.

Jeff's Pirates Cove in Ipan, Talofofo has a seaside museum featuring ancient Chamorro artifacts found in the Togcha coastline area. The museum is opened daily during Jeff's operating hours.

AND THAT'S A LOOK AT SOME OF THE ARTS EVENTS CURRENTLY HAPPENING ON GUAM. IF YOU OR YOUR NON-PROFIT GROUP HAVE AN ART EVENT YOU WOULD LIKE PROMOTED, WE CAN ANNOUNCE IT FOR YOU ON OUR NEXT CALENDAR OF THE ARTS. YOU CAN FAX INFORMATION ABOUT ART EVENTS TO US HERE AT KPRG. OUR FAX NUMBER IS 734-2958.

 

 

 

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