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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 is now showing the annual display and sale of ceramic art work, "Ceramic Celebration". The exhibit will be on display through Friday, November 20. The next exhibit will be the Fine Arts Faculty Biennial, which opens on December 10. ISLA is located in 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 Saturday. Admission is free. To arrange for a group or school tour, call the ISLA Center at 735-2965.
The Guam Council on the Arts and Humanities Agency Gallery's November show is a continuation of the Arts and Humanities Month exhibit. The CAHA 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 a program of student-directed one-act plays titled, "Hook, Cheat, Repeat", on Thursday through Saturday November 19, 20 and 21. Curtain time is 7:00 PM and tickets can be purchased at the box office.
GATE Theatre will present its second production of the season, "It's a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play", on Thursday, Friday and Saturday, November 19, 20, and 21 at the Southern High School Theatre. Doors open at 6:30 PM for the 7:00 PM curtain and tickets will be available at the box office.
Harvest Christian Academy will present its Fall orchestra concert on Friday, November 20 at 7:00 PM in the Harvest Auditorium on the school's Canada, Barrigada campus. Admission is free.
The 13th Annual Veterans Creative Arts Showcase will be on display at the Agana Shopping Center on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, November 20 through 22. Drawings, paintings, sculptures and more, made by talented veterans who are artists will be on display. Admission is free and more information can be had by calling Rodney at 686-1151.
The Guam Territorial Band will perform a tribute concert to veterans and current service members on Saturday, November 21 from 4:00-5:00PM at the Agana Shopping Center. Admission is free.
The public is invited to the Holiday Arts and Crafts Fair on Saturday and Sunday, November 21 and 22 at the Top of the Mar on Nimitz Hill. There will be a small admission charge, and proceeds will support the Guam USO and local charities.
The Japan Club of Guam will host its 36th Annual "Aki Matsuri Autumn Festival" on Saturday, November 21 at Ypao Beach Park. This annual event features Japanese food, traditional dancing, music, and games for children and adults. Admission is free.
The Guam Chamber of Commerce will hold its third annual song festival, "At the Movies, A Celebration of Song", which is scheduled to take place on Saturday, November 28 at the Agana Shopping Center. Student choral groups from Guam's public and private schools will perform.For more information, contact the Guam Chamber of Commerce by calling 472-6311/8001.
Harvest Christian Academy will present it annual, "Festival of Lights" on Sunday, November 29 at 5:30 PM. The performance will take place on the campus of the Canada, Barrigada school. Admission is free.
University Music presents its, "Student Recital", on Wednesday, December 2 at 7:30 PM in the Fine Arts Theatre. A variety of solo vocal and instrumental music will be performed and admission is free.
University Music presents its annual, "Holiday Concert", on Friday and Saturday, December 4 and 5 at 7:30 PM in the Fine Arts Theatre. There will be a small admission charge and tickets will be available at the door.
Harvest Christian Academy will present its, "Band Christmas Concert" on Friday, December 4 at 7:00 PM in the Harvest Auditorium on the school's Canada, Barrigada campus. Admission is free.
The Body Arts School of Dance will present its, "Fall Dance Concert", on Sunday, December 6 at 2:00 PM and 6:00 PM at the Sister Roberta Center in Tamuning. Tickets can be purchased at the door.
KPRG is now soliciting works from artists and art collectors for the 12th Annual Postcard Art Silent Auction, which, this year, will be held at the Guam Tasa Coffee Shop in Mangilao, behind KFC, on Saturday, December 5 from 5:00 to 8:00 PM. Submission forms are available from KPRG's studios at Dean's Circle on the UOG campus in Mangilao, or they can be downloaded from KPRG's website. Call KPRG at 734-8930 for more information.
Harvest Christian Academy will presents its, "Choral Christmas Concert", on Friday, December 11 at 7:00 PM. The concert will be held in the Harvest Auditorium on the school's Canada, Barrigada campus. Admission is free.
The Guam Symphony Society presents its annual, "Seaside Concert" on Sunday, December 13, from 3:00-6:00 PM at the Ypao Beach band shell. Everyone is invited to this free event and is encouraged to bring a picnic lunch. Santa will visit and several guest ensembles will perform in addition to the Guam symphony. Admission is free.
The annual, "Holiday Craft Fair", organized by Michelle Pier, will be held Sunday, December 13 from 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM at Jeff's Pirate's Cove in Ipan. For more information visit www.creativeindeed.net
Cantate Community Choir will perform, "A Festival of Lessons and Carols", on Saturday, December 19 at 7:00 PM at St. John's Church in Upper Tumon. Admission is free.
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: firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 email@example.com or call 988-7347.
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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