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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 is now showing the, "16th Annual Art-a-Thon Exhibit", featuring a selection of artwork submitted in 2013's annual Art-A-Thon fundraiser. The show will be on display through April 11. The next exhibit will open May 1st and will feature art work by undergraduate art majors at UOG. 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 to arrange for tours or if you have special needs. You can email: islacenter@gmail.com, or go to the UOG website and click on ISLA Center to find out more about ISLA's programs.

The Guam Council on the Arts and Humanities Agency Gallery presents," The Art Work of Manny Leon Guerrero", in the month of April. Admission is free. The CAHA gallery is located on the 1st floor of the Terlaje Professional Building, 194 Herman Cortez Avenue in Agana. Gallery hours are 8AM to 5 PM Monday through Friday. You can phone CAHA at 300-1204-8.

Santa Barbara Catholic School presents, "Shrek: The Musical", on Thursday and Friday April 10 and 11. Performances will be held in the school's Petrie Gym. Tickets will be available at the door and for more information call 632-5578.

The GATE Theatre presents the musical, "Hairspray", directed by Anne Gorby and Ray Twenter on Thursday, Friday and Saturday April 10, 11, 12 at the Southern High School Theatre. Performances will be held at 7:00 PM and tickets will be available at the door.

Harvest Christian Academy will present its, "Spring Band Concert", on Friday, April 25 at 7:00 PM in the Harvest Auditorium on the school's Canada, Barrigada campus. For more information you can call Harvest Christian Academy at 477-6341.

St. John's School will present, "The Last Dance," an interactive, improvisational murder mystery written and directed by Karen Flores. The mystery play will be performed Friday and Saturday April 25 and 26 at 7:30 PM in the St. John's Dale Jenkins Auditorium. Tickets will be available at the door. You can reach St. John's by calling 646-8080.

The Guam Visitors Bureau presents the, "27th Annual Guam-Micronesia Island Fair", Friday through Sunday April 25, 26, 27. The theme for 2014 is "The Legends of Micronesia". The fair will be held at Ypao Beach Park, and for more information visit www.visitguam.com.

University Theatre will present, "Pagat", an original play by Michael Bevaqua and Victoria Leon Guerrero, featuring choreography by Vincent Reyes. Performance dates are Thursday, Friday and Saturday April 24, 25, 26 and the following week, May 1, 2, and 3. Curtain time is 7:00 PM and all performances will be in the UOG Fine Arts Theatre. Tickets may be purchased at the door, and for more information call 735-2700.

San Vicente Catholic School is holding an art exhibit on Sunday, April 27 from 4:00 to 6:00 PM at the Cars Plus Hyundai Showroom in Maite. This event will feature over 80 student art works which will be available for purchase. Tickets can be reserved online at SVCSguam.com For more information, call 735-4240.

The 2016 Festival of the Pacific Arts Guam Committee of Literary arts is now accepting original unpublished literary and visual art for its inaugural publication. Work must be accompanied by a Cover sheet with contact information. Send submissions to pacificfestival2016@gmail.com by April 30. For more information contact Monique at 735-2333 or Terry at 735-2725.

The village of Inarahan will hold its, "Fiestan Inalahan Coconut Festival", Friday through Sunday May 2, 3, 4. There will be traditional food, games, arts and crafts, and a parade on Sunday, May 4. Admission is free.

The Body Arts School of Dance will present its, "Annual Spring Dance Recital", on Sunday, May 4 at 2:00 and 6:00 PM. The performances will be held at the Sister Roberta Center in Tamuning and tickets will be available at the door.

University Music presents its, "Spring Student Recital", Wednesday, May 7 at 7:00PM in the Fine Arts Theatre. The recital will feature solo vocal and instrumental selections. Admission is free, and for more information call 735-2700.

The Nissan Infinity Gallery will display the, "Harvest Christian Academy Art Show", on Thursday through Saturday, May 8 through 10. The Nissan Gallery is located in the Nissan showroom on Marine Drive in upper Tumon. Admission is free and you can reach Nissan for more information at 647-7261.

University Music will present a University Singers and Jazz Ensemble concert of music from "Frozen", on Thursday through Saturday, May 8, 9, and 10 at the UOG Fine Arts Theatre. All performances will begin at 7:30 PM and tickets will be available at the door. For more information call 735-2700.

Harvest Christian Academy will present its, "Spring Strings Concert", on Friday, May 9 at 7:00 PM in the Harvest Auditorium on the school's Canada, Barrigada campus. Admission is free, and for more information call the Harvest Christian Academy at 477-6341.

GAX VII is now accepting art work for consideration for the Guam Art Exhibit scheduled for July 3 through July 28. For more information, visit GAX on Facebook. Send art work to Guamartexhibit(gae)gmail.com.

General Announcement

The National Museum of the Dulce Nombre de Maria Cathedral-Basilica is located above the Therese Chapel in Agana. Group tours are free of charge by appointment. Museum hours will be online at aganacathedral.or. More information can be had by calling 472-6201.

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(gtband)gmail.com gtband(gtband)gmail.com.

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 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.

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 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.

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.

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.

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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