The East Hawaii Cultural Center/Hawaii Museum of Contemporary Art (EHCC) in Hilo, Hawaii is hosting its first annual Silent Dance Party & LGBT Film Festival on Friday, April 21, 2017 at the historic Kalakaua Park and we ask for your kokua. The event coincides with the Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network (GLSEN) Day of Silence, a national activity that brings attention to anti-LGBT name-calling, bullying and harassment in schools, illustrating the silencing effect these incidents have on LGBT individuals.
"Music Art Performance (MAP) Space @ EHCC, 1st & 3rd Thursday’s for December. MAP Space is a Music & Spoken Word event in Hilo. Bring your talent or just your curiousity to the central crossroads of the East Hawai’i community. December’s theme is Christmas, the Secular, Religious, and the Commercial. We look forward to your hymns, hyperbole, peace on earth, and merriment of the season.
Orchid Isle Orchestra performs “Rhapsody und Bloch” on Sunday, December 4, at 4 p.m. Has now been postponed to 4pm on December 18th at the East Hawaii Cultural Center. The orchestra will play George Gershwin’s Lullaby, a string arrangement of Queen’s Bohemian Rhapsody, Ernest Bloch’s Concerto Grosso No. 1 for strings and piano obbligato (played by Walter Greenwood), Serenata by Michael McLean, and an arrangement of Silent Night that includes motifs from other “night” music by Renata Bratt.