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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:

Stargazers Dance Troupe will perform their annual dance concert on Saturday and Sunday, June 11 and 12 at 2:00 PM. The performances will be held in the University of Guam Fine Arts Theatre. Tickets will be available at the door. Call 967-2238 for more information.

The Obra-VI art show, celebrating Philippine Independence through the arts, will be held Sunday, June 12 through Sunday June 26. The art show will be held in the Agana Shopping Center 2nd floor gallery. Admission is free.

The Fusion Dance Center's "12th Annual Concert" will be held Sunday, June 19 at 2:00 PM and again at 7:00 PM. The dance concert will highlight a variety of dance styles. Performances will be held at the Sandcastle in Tumon. The beginning and intermediate level concert will be held Saturday, June 11 at 2:00 PM and 7:00 PM at the Mercy Heights Theatre in Tamuning. For more information about these dance concerts call 646-3876 or email guamfusion@yahoo.com

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 ISLA Center for the Arts at the University of Guam 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, or to find out more about the FESTPAC ceramic workshops, call the ISLA Center at 735-2965.

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.

GAX visual artists opened their, "GAX Exhibit 2016", on Thursday, June 2 at the Plaza in Tumon. Admission is free and you can call 486-8550 for more information.

University Music will present the Latte Tones singers in a pre-European tour choral concert on Saturday, June 11 at 8:00 PM. The concert will be held in the CLASS Lecture Hall and admission is free.

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.

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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