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TaKeTiNa Music in Motion Workshop

Saturday, June 29, 2019 - 1:00pm to 5:00pm
Dancers, actors, and those interested in rhythm work are invited to a workshop with international artists from Berlin, Germany, entitled Music in Motion: Surfing the Waves of Rhythm. Helmut Erler, a certified TaKeTiNa therapist, musician, and sound engineer, teams with dancer and choreographer Natascha Noack for a four-hour workshop at Kahua ‘Elua, the second-floor theatre at the East Hawai’i Cultural Center in downtown Hilo. The workshop is scheduled for June 29, from 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm, and is open to participants from age 12 through adult.

Life is a Form, the Rest is Just a View by Andrzej Kramarz

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Friday, June 7, 2019 - 6:00pm to Friday, July 19, 2019 - 4:00pm

LIFE IS A FORM, THE REST IS JUST A VIEW

Exhibition of New Works by ANDRZEJ KRAMARZ

Opening Reception: Friday June 7, 2019 at 6:00pm

Exhibition open June 8–July 19, 2019

Gallery Hours: Tue-Sat, 10am-4pm

A provocative exhibition of new works by Polish-American artist Andrzej Kramarz explores how our points of view and adopted perspectives shape how we understand the limits of freedom and enslavement.

Mayumi Oda: Expression of the Female Deity

Friday, May 3, 2019 - 6:00pm to Friday, May 31, 2019 - 4:00pm

Mayumi Oda in a retrospective survey spanning 40 years of creative work by the artist is scheduled to open at the East Hawaii Cultural Center with a 6:00 pm reception for Mayumi who will be present and entertainment from Gamelan of the Molten Blossom on First Friday, May 3, 2019. The exhibition will feature a selection of silk screen, wood block, intaglio, and calligraphic works from the artist’s Buddhist, Heart Sutra, Kannonkyo, Goddess, and Ocean Series. And include five (5) major original Thangkas that reflect an exceptionally bold and delightfully inventive feminist spirit.

NIUHI-SHARK

Saturday, April 6, 2019 - 5:30pm to Friday, April 26, 2019 - 4:00pm

The exhibition titled NIUHI-SHARK honors Kamehameha The Great in both paint and prose with original paintings created by Carl F. K. Pao paired with selections from the book Kamehameha–The Rise of a King by Kāwika Eyre. The exhibit in commemoration of the 200th anniversary of King Kamehameha’s death will open on Saturday, April 6th with artist and author present at an opening reception from 5:30 to 7:30pm at the East Hawai’i Cultural Center/HMOCA located at 141 Kalakaua St. in Downtown Hilo.

Sketches and Dreams

Tuesday, March 26, 2019 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm

WHAT: Pianist Eunbi Kim (pronounced OOn-bee) performing “Sketches and Dreams”

WHERE: The East Hawaii Cultural Center, 141 Kalakaua Street, Downtown Hilo, 2nd floor Kahua ‘Elua (performance space)

WHEN: Tuesday evening, March 26th, starting at 7:00 pm.

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