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BARE

Friday, September 13, 2019 - 7:30pm to Sunday, September 29, 2019 - 2:30pm

Hilo Community Players presents Bare in the upstairs Kahua ‘Elua Theatre at the East Hawaii Cultural Center for ten performances August 13 – August 29th.

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The Leaping Place & A Collection

Friday, September 6, 2019 - 6:00pm to Friday, September 27, 2019 - 4:00pm

Main Gallery: Matt Shallenberger: The Leaping Place

Makai Gallery: Jim Rhodes: A Collection

The East Hawaii Cultural Center is pleased to present The Leaping Place, a collection of large format landscape photographs by Matt Shallenberger, made on the Big Island of Hawai’i between 2014 and 2018 exhibited in the Main gallery. 

Roots & Follow The Light

Friday, August 2, 2019 - 6:00pm to Friday, August 30, 2019 - 9:00pm

August 2nd - 30th

Mauka Gallery

stephen u lang: roots 

Makai Gallery

Monika Mann: Follow the Light

The East Hawaii Cultural Center is pleased to present artists, stephen u lang and Monika Mann in concurrent exhibition installations opening First Friday August 2nd, from 6:00 - 8:00 pm in downtown Hilo. The artists both address the nature of existence and the certainty of transition from life.

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.

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