Maui Events week of Friday, April 6 – As posted in MauiNews.com
ART WITH A HEART’S ‘SILENCE AND NOISE’-Art with Heart will have its second benefit show, called “Silence and Noise,” at 5:30 p.m. in the Seabury Hall cafeteria and performing art center. The visual and performing arts two-day event starts with a gallery exhibition of painting, photography, drawing and design. At 7 p.m., move into the performing arts center to enjoy live performances of music, dance and poetry readings. Tickets are $18 for adults and $12 for students, available for preorder and at the night of the show. Art with Heart is a Seabury Hall student-run philanthropy club that brings high school student artists together to share original works with the community and to make a positive difference on the world. All proceeds will go to Build Africa. Call 573-1257 for reservations.
‘CINDERELLA’ OPENS AT PROARTS IN KIHEI-“Cinderella” opens at 7:30 tonight at the ProArts Playhouse and runs Thursdays to Sundays through April 22, starting next week. Several cast members return from the previous ProArts fractured fairy tale productions including Bill Schnitzer, Vinnie Linares, Rose Roselinsky, Dale Button and Kristi Scott along with newcomers Casey Murphy (in the title role), Mark Bolden, Sarah Loney, and Dylan Bode. Tickets are $15 for reserved seating or $10 for the keiki floor seating. For reservations or more information, call 463-6550 or visit proartspacific.com. For more information, see Backstage.
SATURDAY, april 7
‘CINDERELLA’ TAKES THE STAGE IN KIHEI-ProArts’ “Cinderella” takes the stage at 4 p.m. at its Kihei playhouse. (No shows will be held on Easter Sunday). See Friday’s listing.
SEABURY’S ART WITH HEART FUNDRAISER-Art with Heart’s “Silence and Noise” continues at 5:30 p.m. in the Seabury Hall cafeteria and performing art center. See Friday’s listing.
JOHN CRUZ PLAYS AT STELLA BLUES CAFE-John Cruz will perform during Stella’s Supper Club tonight. Four-course dinner and show starts at 6 p.m.; showtime is 7:30 p.m. Cost is $60 and $30, respectively. The warm, soulful singer-songwriter headlined four galas during President Barack Obama’s inauguration and recently performed for and met with the president during a visit to Hawaii. For information, visit stellablues.com.
DELFEAYO MARSALIS PERFORMS IN WAILEA-Delfeayo Marsalis performs with drummer Paul Marchetti, pianist Shiro Mori and bassist Danny M. at the Grand Wailea’s Tsunami Club from 7:30 to 10:30 p.m. For details, see Maui Beat.
MONDAY, APRIL 9
ONO! RETURNS WITH ‘FOOLS’ IN WAILUKU-Maui OnStage’s ONO! returns with Neil Simon’s “Fools,” at 6:30 p.m. at the Historic Iao Theater. Set in turn-of-the-century Russia, schoolteacher named Leon Tolchinsky accepts a position in an isolated Ukrainian village. He soon learns that the inhabitants believe that a sorcerer had cursed them with stupidity. For details about the monthly free theater series, visit mauionstage.com.
TUESDAY, APRIL 10
BRENTON KEITH WILL WOW YOU IN WAILEA-Be amused and amazed by the high-energy comedy and magic of Brenton Keith & His Bag O’ Tricks during his free show from 7 to 8 p.m. at Mulligan’s on the Blue in Wailea. This charismatic performer has been astonishing Hawaii for more than 15 years with his unique style of interactive Tom Foolery. Appearing goldfish, cards thrown on the ceiling and many more surprises are in store. Check out http://www.magicbrent.com.
MICHAEL LENKE AND KKHS BAND TO PLAY-Celebrated trumpeter Michael Lenke will perform with student musicians and singers from King Kekaulike High School at the free 15th annual KKHS Spring Concert at the Maui Arts and Cultural Center at 7 p.m. The concert features the KKHS Jazz Ensemble, the KKHS Concert Choir and the KKHS Wind Ensemble under the direction of Casey T. Nagata. For details, see Maui Beat.
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 11
MHS BAND, PATRICK HENRY HUGHES SHOW-Maui High School Band students, under the direction of band director Kerry Wasano, will perform with pianist, vocalist and trumpet player Patrick Henry Hughes at 7 p.m. in the MACC’s Castle Theater. The event celebrates 65 years of Imua Family Services outreach. Tickets are $20 for adults, and $10 for kids 12 years and younger. See Maui Beat.