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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 presents the, "International Exhibition of Contemporary Printmaking", now through October 14. 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 always free. To arrange for a group or school tour, call the ISLA Center at 735-2965.

CAHA's October show will celebrate Arts and Humanities Month. 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.

Humanitites Guhan presents the work of photographer Manny Crisostomo in a one-man show, "Art + Journalism; 40 Years of Images", now through October 29 at the Agana Shopping Center near Subway. Admission is free. For more information call 472-4660.

The ISLA Center for the Arts invites artists to submit 2-d and 3-d work in any media for the December Creative Hands exhibit. The deadline for submissions is Friday, September 23. For more information call ISLA at 735-2965 or email islacenter@gmail.com.

The Nissan Infinity Gallery in Upper Tumon will exhibit, "The Best of FESTPAC 2016 Photo Exhibit", Friday, September 23 through Friday, September 30. Gallery hours are held during Nissan's business hours and admission is free.

Humanities Guahan presents, "Envisioning the Humanities", with multimedia photojournalist Manny Cristostomo on Saturday, September 24 from 6:00 PM to midnight at the Hyatt Regency Guam. For more information contact the Humanities Council at 472-4660

University Theatre presents Josh Tobiessen's, "Election Day", Thursday through Sunday September 29 through October 2. The one week show schedule will be different this Fall: Thursday, Friday and Saturday will have a 7:00 PM show, Friday will have a 9:00 AM show, and Saturday and Sundays will offer a matinee at 2:00 PM. Tickets will be available at the door.

University Music presents their Fall Departmental Concert featuring University Singers and the UOG Jazz Ensemble, on Friday and Saturday, October 7 and 8. The concert will be performed at 7:00 PM in the UOG Fine Arts Theatre. Tickets will be available at the box office.

CAHA presents their October Arts and Humanities Month at the Guam Premier Outlets on Saturday, October 15 from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM. Vendor booths will be offered and art will be on display. Performing artists will entertain visitors in the GPO food court. Admission is free. Call 300-1204-8 for more information.

The Guam Symphony Society and KPRG present "An Evening with Susan Bona", in the Chamber Music Series, Concert #1 on Saturday, October 15 at 8:00 PM. Ms. Bona will be performing flute sonatas of Poulenc and Prokofiev. The performance will be given at the University of Guam Fine Arts Theatre and tickets will be available at the door. For more information visit www.guamsymphony.com.

The Academy of Our Lady of Guam presents, "Saints and Sinners Bingo", a one-woman interactive comedy play on Friday, October 20 at 7:00 PM, a VIP dinner performance on Saturday, October 21 at 6:00 PM and a matinee on Sunday, October 23 at 2:00 PM. Performances will be held at the Sister Roberta Center at Oka-Tamuning. Call 477-8203, extension 221 for more information.

The Guam International Film Festival, originally planned for September, has been rescheduled to Wednesday through Sunday November 16-20 at the Guam Museum theatre. This 6th annual festival showcases international independent films. For film schedules and other information visit www.guamfilmfestival.org or call 488-2468.

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 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: islacenter@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. Admission is free and more information can be had by calling Dr. Diambra Odi at 653-1466 or 468-5613.

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.

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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