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Arts & Culture reports from HPR's Noe Tanigawa
ShareThisEdward Sakamoto has won a Rockefeller fellowship, an NEA grant, and other awards for his plays, which largely poke fun at local Japanese American characters and situations. HPR’s Noe Tanigawa offers this look behind his latest, “It’s All Relative”, onstage now at Kumu Kahua. Ed Sakamoto’s “It’s All Relative”, directed by James Nakamoto, continues at Kumu Kahua through June 25th.
ShareThisThis weekend, Hawai’i opens its arms with aloha for the 25th annual National Veterans Golden Age Games. Over 900 veterans plus their families are in Honolulu for both competition and fellowship. HPR’s Noe Tanigawa reports. The National Veterans Golden Age Games continue through May 31st.
"August: Osage County" at Manoa Valley Theatre ---and Glen Cannon Does Stanislavsky in Less Than 50 Seconds
ShareThisJust 2 years ago, the play, “August: Osage County” won a Tony for Best Play and a Pulitzer Prize for Drama. Now onstage at Manoa Valley Theatre, this dark comedy about family dysfunction brings together some of Honolulu’s best theatrical talents. Kudos also to the production team.
ShareThisO’ahu’s annual Raku Ho’olaule’a is gearing up for the first weekend in June. HPR’s Noe Tanigawa reports on this unique convergence of clay, camping, friends, and fire! Saturday, May 21st, enjoy a free tea ceremony demonstration by the Urasenke Foundation followed by a free tea bowl workshop. Camping and firing at Waimanalo Beach happens June 3-5.
ShareThisMay is Maoli Arts month, an occasion to celebrate Native Hawaiian art in its many forms. At Marks Garage, artists explore transformation in "Kuakino: The Changer & the Changed". HPR’s Noe Tanigawa visited the show to speak with one of the artists. "Kuakino: The Changer & the Changed" runs through June 4th at the Arts at Marks Garage.