Abstract Only! Exhibit opens at Wailoa Center Friday and will run through Aug. 30. Sponsored by the Hawaii Island Art Alliance and hosted by Wailoa Center it will feature 104 works of art by 67 artists from Hawaii Island, Oahu, Maui, Japan, South Carolina and Illinois.
Puna resident Bailey Ferguson will be showing a piece in a developing larger series of abstract artwork inspired by the recent Kilauea eruption. “I’m using this series to heal from some of the trauma felt as a result of mine and many of my friends’ lives being turned upside down by the recent eruption,” Ferguson said.
Renowned slack-key guitar and ‘ukulele artist Ledward Kaapana will be in concert at 7 p.m. Friday, Aug. 3, at the Palace Theater in downtown Hilo.
The Hawaii Performing Arts Festival’s artistic team behind last year’s production of “The Mikado” returns to serve up some of the tastiest meat pies in town — with “Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street.”
Local actors took to the stage at Kalakaua Park last week, shouting the words of William Shakespeare from under the large banyan tree.
“Love Activates” is the theme for Saturday’s Hawaii Island LGBTQ Pride Parade and Festival in Hilo.
British reggae superstar Maxi Priest is making a “Housecall” for a Father’s Day dance party, 7:30 p.m. Sunday at Honokaa People’s Theater.
CAIRO — In a tiny Cairo workshop, Mohamed Fawzi Bakkar designs and builds marionettes from scratch, hoping to revive a traditional art.