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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 feature the artwork of University of Guam art students, from Thursday, May 4 through June 23. 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.

Academy of Our Lady of Guam and Father Duenas present the musical, "Beauty and the Beast", in three performances at the Father Duenas Phoenix Center. The first will be the Gala opening on Thursday, April 20 beginning at 5:30 PM - with dinner, then, without dinner, on Friday, April 21 at 7:00 PM, and on Sunday, April 23 at 3:00 PM. Tickets for the Gala opening will be pre sold, and for the performances only, they may be purchased at the door.

Harvest Christian Academy presents their ukulele and choral concert on Friday, April 21 and their orchestra concert on Friday, April 28. Harvest Academy will also perform their band concert on Thursday, May 4. The concerts will be held at 7:00 PM in the Harvest Auditorium on the school's Canada, Barrigada campus, and admission is free.

CAHA's April show features the paintings of 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.

University Theatre will present Kaufman's play, "The Laramie Project", from Thursday, April 27 through Saturday, the 29 in evening performances at 7:00 PM, and on Friday, April 28 at 9:00 AM, and Saturday and Sunday, April 29 and 30 at 2:00 PM. Tickets will be available at the door.

St. John's School will present the play, "Arsenic and Old Lace", directed by Karen Flores, on Friday and Saturday, April 28 and 29 at 7:00 PM in the church parish hall. Tickets will be available at the door.

The 6th annual, "Allied Dance Force Competition and Showcase", with founder C'zer Medina, will be held on Saturday, April 29 at the Micronesia Mall center court. The performances will be held from 2:00 to 4:00 PM and admission is free.

University Music will present an instrumental recital with performers from the Guam Symphony. The recital will be held on Sunday, April 30 at 7:00 PM and will be held in the University's Fine Arts Theatre. Admission is free.

The, "29th Annual Guam-Micronesia Island Fair", will be held from Wednesday through Sunday, May 3 through 7. The fair will be held at the Paseo de Susanna in Hagatna this year, and admission is free. For more information call the Guam Visitor's Bureau at 646-5278/9, or visit the GVB website at www.guamvisitorsbureau.com

University Music will present, "Plug Into a Spring Concert", on Friday and Saturday, May 5 and 6 at 7:00 PM in the University of Guam Fine Arts Theatre. The concert will feature the Latte Tones and the Mangilao Hot Jazz Band. Tickets will be available at the door.

Body Arts Dance Studio will present, "Post Modern Jukebox", on Sunday, May 7 at the Sister Roberto Center in Perezville. The 10:00 AM performance will feature beginning dancers, while the 2:00 and 6:00 PM performances will feature advanced dancers. Tickets are available at the door and at the Body Arts Studio. For more information call Body Arts at 477-6622

University Music will present its, ‘Spring Student Recital", on Wednesday, May 10 at 7:00 PM. The recital will be held in the UOG Fine Arts Theatre, and will feature vocal and instrumental soloists. Admission is free.

GATE Theatre will present, "A Journey of Musical Magic", directed by Ernest Ochoco, on Thursday and Friday, May 11 and 12. The performances will be held in Southern High School's Auditorium at 7:30 PM. Tickets will be available at the door.

General Announcement

The Guam Museum is now open Tuesdays through Sundays, from 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM.

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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