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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 presents, "The Art Work of Stephen Tenorio Jr.", in the month of April. An exhibit of Korean art will be offered in the month of May. 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.

The Guam Territorial Band presents, "Broadway and Opera with GTB", on Friday, April 25. The concert will be held at 7:30 PM at the Guam Plaza Hotel in Tumon Bay. 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.

High school artists who wish to enter their art work in the, "Annual Congressional Art Competition", must submit their art and release form by April 25 to Delegate Bordallo's Guam District Office Suite 107 in the Capitol Plaza Building, 107 Father Duenas Avenue in Agana. You can call 477-4272 for more information

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. There will be a pre-show of Chamorro dance at 6:45 PM for each performance. 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.

Marianas Yacht Club presents, "Sea Inspirations of Jazz", on Sunday, April 27 at 4:00 to 7:00 PM. The concert will feature Patrick Palomo and special guest vocalists. Marianas Yacht Club is located in Piti on Sasa Bay and tickets will be available at the door.

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 ISLA Center for the Arts at the University of Guam will exhibit art work by undergraduate art majors at UOG, opening on Thursday, May 1 and continuing through June 20. Admission is free. 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 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.

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 May 9 and 10 at 7:30 PM in the St. John's Parish Hall.. Tickets will be available at the door or you can reserve tickets by calling 488-6899. You can reach St. John's by calling 646-8080.

The Nissan Infinity Gallery will display the, "Harvest Christian Academy Art Show", on Thursday, May 8 through Friday, May 16. 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 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.

JFK High School music department presents' "Rhythm of Spring"' an eclectic night of music by the Vivace and Voce Nuevo ensembles. Performances will be held on Friday and Saturday, May 9 and 10 at 7:00 PM at the New Covenant Life Church in Tamuning. Tickets may be purchased at the door.

The Guam Symphony Society presents its season finale, "A Night at the Opera", on Wednesday, May 14 at 6:00 PM with dinner, and again on Sunday, May 18 at 3:00 PM. Performances will be held at the Sand Castle on Tumon Bay. Tickets are available in the community and for more information visit www.guamsymphony.com.

Harvest Christian Academy presents its, "Spring Choral Concert", on Friday, May 16 at 7:00 PM in the Harvest Auditorium on the school's Canada, Barrigada campus. Admission is free. You can call Harvest Academy at 477-6341.

The Guam Symphony Society presents an, "Evening of Chamber Music", on Friday, May 16 at 7:00 PM in the University of Guam Fine Arts Theatre. Tickets will be available at the door. For more information visit www.guamsymphony.com.

C'zer Medina of DanzJazz is holding the, "Island-wide All High-School Dance Team Competition", on Saturday, May 17. Performances will begin at 2:00 PM in the Micronesia Mall Center Court and admission is free.

The Guam Children's Ballet Company and La Danse Studio under the direction of Dennis Malilay presents' "Sleeping Beauty and Other Works"' on Saturday, May 24 at 1:00 PM The performance will be held at the University of Guam's Fine Arts Theatre. Tickets may be purchased at the door, and admission is free to those under the age of 16. For more information you can call 998-0325 or 727-3522.

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@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@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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