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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:

CAHA's February exhibit will feature art work by Maria Fitzpatrick and Viktoria Sayrs. The March show, "Mes Chamorro" will feature art work dealing with Pre-War Guam.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 Guam Museum's new exhibit in Gallery A is titled, "Treasures of FestPac", and features art and artifacts from the 2016 all-Pacific Festival of the Arts held on Guam. The exhibit runs now through April 1st. For more information about the Guam Museum in Agana, visit www.guammuseum.org, or call 989-4455.

Harvest Christian Academy will present its Faculty Recital on Friday, February 16 at 7:00 PM. The recital offers vocal and instrumental music and will be held in the Harvest Auditorium on the Harvest campus in Canada, Barrigada. Admission is free.

The Guam Museum will present a panel discussion about the 2016 Festival of Pacific Arts and Culture on Saturday, February 17 at 2:00 to 4:00 PM. The event will take place in the Museum Indoor Theatre and admission is free.

The ISLA Center for the Arts at the University of Guam is now exhibiting the, "Annual Art-A-Thon" show which will run through February 23. The next show, "The CLASS Conference Exhibit", will run March 9 through 30. The ISLA Center 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.

The Tumon Bay Music Festival 2018 will be held March 1-10. The public is invited to 5 sessions: March 1 and 2 The Choral Festival, March 3 and 4 The Solo and Small Ensemble Festival, March 5 and 6 The Band and Orchestra Festival, and March 10 Jazz, Rock, and Beyond, and the Festival Finale Concert. Venues, concert times, and other information will soon be available at tbmfguam.weebly.com and also TBMF on Facebook.

The 20th Annual Japan Club of Guam Arts and Crafts Fair will be held Sunday, March 4 from 10 AM to 4 PM in the Nikko Hotel's Tasi Ballroom in Tumon. Traditional arts, crafts, dances will be demonstrated and displayed. Admission is free. For more information call 646-8066.

CAHA announced that the Springfield Museum of Missouri is calling for entries for a competition titled, "Watercolor USA 2018". Artists (age 18+) using water-media as a critical component in their work may enter. Art work that pushes the boundaries of traditional aqueous media is encouraged. Cash awards of $3000, $2000, $1500, $1000 will be made. Entries must be submitted online. Deadline is March 6, 2018. For full guidelines and to apply go to: http://www.sgfmuseum.org.

University Theatre will present Harold Pinter One-Act plays, "The Collection", and, "The Lover", at the University of Guam Fine Arts Theatre. Performances will be held Thursday, March 8 through Sunday, March 11. Evening performances will be given at 7:00 PM, March 8 - 10, and matinees include Friday, March 9 at 9:00 AM and Sunday, March 11 at 2:00 PM. Tickets will be available at the door.

The Guam Council of the Arts and Humanities, CAHA, will offer Chamorro Month events and activities on Saturday, March 10 at GPO, and on Sunday, March 11 at the Agana Shopping Center. The activities will run from 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM. There is no admission charge.

The Guam Symphony will present a concert titled, "The Sounds of Spring: A Family Pops Concert" on Saturday, March 17 at 7:00 PM and Sunday, March 18 at 3:00 PM. The concert will be held in the University of Guam's Fine Arts Theatre and tickets will be available at the door.

General Announcement

The Guam Museum is open Tuesdays through Sundays, from 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM. For more information about the museum and its exhibits, visit www.guammuseum.org. or call 989-4455. Senior citizens, children under 6 years of age, and Museum Members are admitted free. A small admission charge applies to all others.

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 open for public viewing in Yigo 9 AM to 7 PM on Saturdays and by appointment on other days. Volunteer tour guides are needed. Admission is free and more information can be had by calling 653-1466.

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.

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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