"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.
DID YOU KNOW?
The blues are a historically African-American song form. They are a blend of ballads and field hollers. Hollers were the work songs of the slaves when they picked crops on the southern plantations. These rural roots make it difficult to document the exact origin of the blues, but it also makes sense that the music became so personal. Interviews with surviving musicians tell of them hearing blues sung throughout the South in the early 1900s.
At EHCC we provide a platform for cultural expression. In addition to the visual and performing arts, we offer educational programming and social events from cultures all around the world.
We are excited to partner with Japanese Tea Ceremony master, Phillipe Nault, and Tea Hawaii, both of whom will bring their invaluable expertise in the world of tea to EHCC as we introduce our latest program titled Tea Ceremony.
Join us in celebrating the grand opening of SPACE!
A curated concept store currently featured fine art, craft, and design generated in Hawaii.
EHCC First Friday food and dancing will follow the opening reception.
Also, visit SPACE online!