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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 April show features art work by John Dierking. 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 ISLA Center for the Arts at the University of Guam is now exhibiting, "UOG Undergraduate Exhibit", which will run now through April 20. 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 Breaking Wave Theatre Company will present Mitch Albom's play, "Tuesdays with Morrie", directed by C. J. Ochoco, in performances at the Guam Reef Hotel in Tumon. Thursday, April 19 is the Gala performance with dinner at 6:00 PM; the Friday and Saturday curtains are at 7:00 PM, and the final performance is Sunday, April 22 at 2:00 PM. Tickets may be purchased at the door. More information is available by visiting breadkingwavetheatre@gmail.com

DanzJazz Dance Studio will present its informal Spring Dance Recital on Saturday, April 21 at 7:00 PM at the Micronesia Mall Center Court. There is no admission charge.

The War in the Pacific National Historic Park at the entrance to the Navy Base is offering a "Storytime at the National Park", for children ages four and under. It will be held on Wednesday, April 25 from 10:00 to 11:00 AM. The program will offer story, song and art. For more information call 333-4050.

University Theatre will present Paul Colaizzo's play, "Really, Really", April 26 through 29. Evening performances will be given on the 26th, 27th, 28th at 7:00 PM, and matinees include Friday, April 27 at 9:00 AM, and Sunday, April 29 at 2:00 PM. Performances will be held in the University of Guam Fine Arts Theatre and tickets will be available at the door.

St. John's School will present, "The Adventures of Batman and Robin", directed by Karen Flores, on Thursday, Friday and Saturday, April 26, 27, and 28. Performances will be held in the Dale Jenkins gym at 7:30 PM and tickets will be available at the door.

The Guam DOE Allied Dance Force Dance Team Competition and Showcase will be held on Saturday, April 28 at the Guam Museum. The event is in conjunction with the Guam Youth Festival, and there is no admission charge. The winners of the competition will give a performance showcase on May 5 at the Micronesia Mall Center Court. Admission is free.

Body Arts Dance Studio will present a dance concert titled, "Body Arts Goes to Hollywood"' featuring movie soundtracks with all original choreography. The dance concert will be held on Sunday, May 6 at the Sister Roberta Center at the Mercy Heights gym. Show times are 10:00 AM for beginning classes, while the show group and advanced classes will perform at 1:00 and 5:00 PM. Tickets will be available at the door. For more information call 477-6622.

The Annual Guam-Micronesia Island Fair is scheduled to be held May 2 through 6 at the Paseo in Hagatna. There is no admission charge. Call 646-5278/9 for more information.

University Music will conclude the academic year with departmental concerts on Friday and Saturday, May 4 and 5 at 7:00 PM in the UOG Fine Arts Theatre. University Singers and the UOG Jazz Band will be featured.

A ballet Spring dance recital titled, "Around the World in 80 Days", directed by Dennis Malilay, will be performed on Saturday, May 5 at 12 noon. The recital will be held at the Guam Museum. Those under the age of 15 will be admitted free while tickets for adults will be available at the door. For more information call 727-3522.

University Music will present its UOG student recital on Wednesday, May 9 at 7:00 PM in the UOG Fine Arts Theatre. The recital features vocal and instrumental soloists performing a variety of music. There is no admission charge.

The Guam Symphony will present, "O Sole Mio", the season's grand finale fundraiser on Saturday, May 12 at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Tumon Bay. The fully plated dinner will begin at 6:00 PM with no-host cocktails. The program includes vocal soloists and the Guam symphony orchestra performing classical and Broadway musical selections. For more information visit www.guamsymphony.com.

The Guam Museum's, "Treasures of Festpac", exhibit has been extended to May 20. The exhibit features art and artifacts from the 2016 all-Pacific Festival of the Arts held on Guam. For more information about the Guam Museum in Agana, visit www.guammuseum.org or call 989-4455

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.

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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