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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 Guam Council on the Arts and Humanities Agency Gallery is now showing, "Scenes by the Sea", featuring the paintings of Viktoria Sayers, Jull Mudd, and Laurel Levy. The exhibit will be on display until the end of September. The CAHA gallery is located on the 1st floor of the Terlaje Professional Building, 194 Herman Cortez Avenue in Agana. 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.

"iSing Guam Competition 2014" will hold elimination rounds for those 18 years and younger will be held September 20 and 27 at 3:00 PM. Elimination rounds for those 19 years old and older will be held October 4 and 11 at.3:00 PM The grand finale will take place on October 25 at 3:00 PM. All performances will be held in the Micronesia Mall Center Court. For information and registration packets, visit the information booth in the Micronesia mall Center Court.

The Guam Regional Medical Center is soliciting digital images that will be printed, framed and displayed in the new hospital. Interested artists are encouraged to review the requirements for this project at CAHA's offices, or on the CAHA website, www.guamcaha.org. The deadline for submissions is Wednesday, September 24 at 1:30 PM. For more information, call CAHA at 300-1209.

KPRG Public Radio presents the one-woman band, "Kawehi" on Wednesday evening, October 1st at Club Icon in Tumon. Tickets to the concert may be purchased at KPRG Radio, and more information is available by calling 734-8930.

The Guam Humanities Council presents, "The Birmingham Sunlights A cappella Gospel Choir" in concert with the University Singers on Wednesday, October 1 at 7:00 PM at Southern High School. Tickets will be available at the door. The Birmingham Sunlights will also give a dinner performance on Saturday, October 4 at 6:00 PM at the Hyatt Regency. Tickets may be purchased in advance from the Guam Humanities Council at the Reflection Center in Agana. You can reach the Humanities Council at 472-4460/61.

University Theater will perform its production of, "No Exit", by Jean Paul Sartre, on Thursday through Saturday, September 25, 26 and 27, and the following weekend, October 2, 3, and 4. Curtain time is 7:00 PM, at the UOG Fine Arts Theater, and tickets will be available at the theater box office. For more information about this production, call 735-2700.

St. John's School will present an original play written and directed by Karen Flores titled, "See No Evil, Hear No Evil, Speak No Evil", on Friday and Saturday, October 3 and 4 at 7:30 PM. Tickets will be available at the door. For more information you may call St. John's at 646-8080.

The Guam Humanities Council and the ISLA Center for the Arts at the University of Guam, are co-sponsoring the Smithsonian Institution Exhibit, "Journey Stories". The exhibit will be on display at the ISLA Center through October 18. 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. Admission is free. For more information call ISLA at 735-2965, or the Guam Humanities Council at 472-4460/1.

The Bank of Guam is now holding its 11th Annual Calendar Photography Contest for 2015, with this year's theme, "It Takes a Community to Raise a Family". The contest is open to all registered high school students. The Bank of Guam is also holding its 8th Annual Christmas Card Contest, with the theme, "My Favorite Island Christmas Tradition". This contest is open to all elementary and middle school students. The submission deadline for both contests is Friday, October 3. More information and entry forms are available at all schools, at all Bank of Guam branches, and on line at www.bankofguam.com. You may also call 472-5236.

University Music presents their, "Fall Concert", on Friday and Saturday, October 10 and 11 at 7:00 PM in the University of Guam Fine Arts Theatre. Tickets will be available at the door, and for more information call 735-2700.

The community choral group Cantate will hold its annual fundraiser, "An Evening with Cantate", on Saturday, October 11th, at the Hilton Resort and Spa. The concert will feature the music of the band, Chicago, and its members David Foster and Peter Cetera. Concert goers are invited to dress up in 1970's /80's costumes for a chance to win prizes. There will be general seating, and reserved VIP seating for an additional cost. Call 687-7275 for more information.

The Guam Symphony Society will kick off this year's concert season with a program titled, "Disney in Concert", featuring music performed in Walt Disney's movie classics. The concert will be held at the Sandcastle in Tumon Bay on Saturday, October 18 at 1:00 PM and Sunday, October 19 at 3:00 PM. Tickets will soon be available at the usual community outlets, from members of the Symphony or at the box office on the days of the performance. For more information, go to the Symphony's website: www.guamsymphony.com

The Guam Symphony Society presents, "Chamber Music from the 1920's", on Friday, October 24 at 7:00 PM in the University of Guam Fine Arts Theater. Tickets will be available at the door.

Father Duenas School in Mangilao will host the musical, "Mulan", directed by Ernest Ochoco, on Friday and Saturday, October 24 and 25 at 8:00 PM. Tickets will be available at the door.

The "6th Annual Luna Festival", will be held at Jeff's Pirate's Cove in Ipan on Sunday, October 26 from noon to 8:00 PM. Admission is free.

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 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.

Cantate, a community chorale, invites people who enjoy singing to join them and attend rehearsals every Thursday from 7:00 to 9:00 PM at St. John's Church Parish Hall in upper Tumon. For more information call Karl at 687-7275.

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.

Sagan Kotturan Chamoru is open to the public and currently offers galleries, a museum, and a gift shop. The center will soon provide Chamorro educational and cultural programs and is adjacent to the Hilton Guam Resort and Spa. Visiting hours are 11:00 AM to 6:00 PM Monday through Saturday.

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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