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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 University of Guam's,"10th Annual Summer Theatre Camp", for children ages 8 to 14 is now holding registration for the Theatre Camp which will be held June 15 through July 18 in the UOG Fine Arts Theatre. The Camp is held Monday through Friday from 1:00 to 5:00 PM. Since enrollment is limited, participants are encouraged to enroll now. Contact Tina at Christine13185@yahoo.com or call 735-2700.

The Guam Council on the Arts and Humanities Agency Gallery's May and June exhibit, "Solace", will feature art on the topic of violence against women by artist RubyJane Buhain-Redila. 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.

The Island Girl Power of the Ayuda Foundation will hold a free performing arts summer program for children of all ages. The program will run from June 8 through July 18 and will be held Monday through Friday from 9:00 AM to 12 noon. The program and performances will be held at the Island Girl Power facilities in Dededo's Ysengsong Compound. For registration and more information email Diane Aoki at ddkaoki@mac.com or call 689-2654.

The ISLA Center for the Arts at the University of Guam is exhibiting art by graduating UOG art students now through June 26. 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. The ISLA Center can be reached by calling 735-2965.

Sagan Kotturan Chamoru at Oka Point presents, "Pacific Mandala", paintings by Mark Dell'Isola. The art will be display until Friday, May 15 from 11:00am to 6:00 pm. For more information call Jill at 997-5461.

An exhibit of UOG student art work titled, "Not A Blank Page", will be on display at Guma Tasa in Mangilao now through June 12. Admission is free, and for more information email Tali at talariav@hotmail.com.

The "28th Annual Guam-Micronesia Island Fair", will be held on Friday, May 15 from 9 AM to 9 PM, and Saturday and Sunday May 16 and 17 from 12 noon to 9 PM at Ypao Beach Park. Admission is free.

Tumon Sands Plaza presents a showcase exhibit of art work by eleven local artists through the month of May. The exhibit at the Tumon Sands gallery is open 10:00 AM to 10:00 PM daily and the art work is available for purchase. For more information call 646-6802.

The "2015 Island-wide All High School Dance Team Competition", will be held on Sunday, May 31, at the Micronesia Mall Center Court beginning at 2:00 PM. Admission is free and more information can be had at the Center Court Information Booth.

The Guam Symphony Society presents its season finale concert on Saturday, May 23 at the Hyatt Hotel in Tumon Bay. The gala performance of "Fiestan Chamorro" begins at 6:00 PM with dinner. Tickets will be available in the community. For more information, visit www.guamsymphony.com

Guam Children's Ballet and La Danse Studio, directed by Dennis Malilay, will present, "Peter Pan" on Saturday, May 23 at 12 noon in the UOG Fine Arts Theatre. Children under the age of 16 will be admitted free; adult tickets will be available at the door. For more information about this dance production call 483-9967.

The Cantate Community Choir invites singers and string players ages 10-18, and adult singers to participate in Cantate's, "2015 Pacific Summer Music Festival", which will be held June 7 through 14. No auditions are required. For more information visit www.cantateguam.com or call Deanna at 688-2855.

Guma Mami will hold its,"16th Annual Creative Spirits Art Exhibit and Silent Auction on Friday, June 12 from 6 to 9 PM at the Nissan Infinity Gallery in Upper Tumon. Art by local professional artists and Guma Mami consumers will be on display and admission is free. For more information call 477-1505

Gef Pago in Inarajan will hold its annual, "Chief Gadao Cultural Camp", June 15 through 26. The camp features instruction and activities in Chamorro language, cooking, crafts and music for ages 6 through adult. The camp will be held 9:00 AM to 12 noon on weekdays. For more information contact the Historic Inalahan office at 828-1671 or 828-1673. You may also visit www.gefpagoguam.org for more information.

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

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.

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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