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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 Guam Council on the Arts and Humanities Agency Gallery's April exhibit showcases the Soung Exhibition of photography. The May and June exhibit, "Solace", will feature art on the topic of "Violence Against Women", by artist RubyJane Buhain-Redila. 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 exhibiting the 17th Annual Art-a-Thon", now through May 1. The next exhibit will feature art by graduating UOG art students. 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 free. The ISLA Center can be reached by calling 735-2965.

"Dance Guam 2015 Competition" will present programs in April in the Micronesia Mall Center Court. Ensemble dances will be showcased on Saturday, April 25, and the Finale will be held Saturday May 2. Admission is free. More information can be had at the Center Court Information Booth.

Santa Barbara School presents the musical, "Annie", directed by Maria Roxas, on Thursday and Friday, April 23 and 24. Performances begin at 7:00 PM in the Santa Barbara gymnasium in Dededo, and tickets will be available at the door. For more information call 541-4684.

UOG Theatre will present Moliere's, "Tartuffe", on Thursday through Saturday April 23-25, and 30 and May 1-2. Curtain is 7:00 PM and tickets will be available at the door.

St. John's School Drama Department presents, The Adventures of Robin Hood", directed by Karen Flores, on Friday and Saturday, May 1 and 2 at 8:00 PM in the school's Dale Jenkins Gymnasium. Tickets will be available at the door. For more information call 646-8080.

Harvest Christian Academy will perform a Spring Concert of all of the Academy's bands on Friday, April 24. The concert will begin at 7:00 PM in the Harvest Auditorium on the school's campus.

DanzJazz, directed by C'zer Medina, will perform its Spring dance recital on Sunday, May 3 at 1:30 PM in the Micronesia Mall's Center Court. Admission is free.

The Body Arts School of Dance, directed by Jennifer Brouard, will present its," Spring Dance Recital", on Sunday, May 3 at the Sister Roberta Center in Tamuning. There will be 3 shows: Children will perform at 10:00 AM, and the Body Arts Show Group will perform at 2:00 PM and again at 6:00 PM. Tickets will be available at the door.

University Music will present their," Spring Student Recital", on Wednesday, May 6 at 7:00 PM in the University of Guam Fine Arts Theatre. The recital will feature instrumental and vocal soloists. Admission is free.

Harvest Christian Academy will present their annual Spring art show Thursday, May 7 through Sunday May 10 at the Nissan Infinity Gallery in Upper Tumon. Admission is free and the exhibit is open during Nissan Motors' business hours.

Harvest Christian Academy will present their 3rd Spring concert featuring orchestras and high school choirs, on Friday, May 8 at 7:00 PM in the Harvest Auditorium on the school's Canada, Barrigada campus. Admission is free.

University Music will present," The Music of Disney", on Friday and Saturday, May 8 and 9. The concerts will begin at 7:00 PM in the University of Guam's Fine Arts Auditorium. Tickets will be available at the door.

The "28th Annual Guam-Micronesia Island Fair", will be held on Friday, May 15 from 9 AM to 9 PM, and Saturday and Sunday May 16 and 17 from 12 noon to 9 PM at Ypao Beach Park. Admission is free.

The "2015 Island-wide All High School Dance Team Competition", will be held Sunday, May 31, at the Micronesia Mall Center Court beginning at 2:00 PM. Admission is free and more information can be had at the Center Court Information Booth.

The Guam Symphony Society presents its season finale concert on Saturday, May 23 at the Hyatt Hotel in Tumon Bay. The gala performance of "Fiestan Chamorro" begins at 6:00 PM with dinner. Tickets will be available in the community. For more information, visit www.guamsymphony.com

Guam Children's Ballet and La Danse Studio, directed by Dennis Malilay, will present, "Peter Pan" on Saturday, May 23 at 12 noon in the UOG Fine Arts Theatre. Children under the age of 16 will be admitted free; adult tickets will be available at the door. For more information about this dance production call 483-9967.

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.

Sagan Kotturan Chamoru is open to the public and currently offers galleries, a museum, and a gift shop. The center will soon provide Chamorro educational and cultural programs and is adjacent to the Hilton Guam Resort and Spa. Visiting hours are 11:00 AM to 6:00 PM Monday through Saturday.

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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