Windward CC Opens Theater
Season with Fiddler on the Roof
Phyllicia Tachibana, student writer
External Affairs and University Relations
Windward CCs Paliku Theatre kicks off its theater season with the award
winning musical Fiddler on the Roof on Thur., Nov. 21, 7:30 p.m. Opening
night will feature a benefit buffet dinner with gourmet pupus at 6 p.m. Tickets
for opening night are a $100 donation, with proceeds to benefit the theaters
support of various community performances.
Directed by musical maven, Ronald E. Bright, Fiddler on the Roof tells
the tale of a poor dairyman who tries to instill in his daughters the traditions
of his tight-knit Jewish community. The musical is Paliku Theatres first
major production and part of Windward CCs 30th anniversary celebration.
Fiddler on the Roof also marks Brights first community theatre
production on the Windward side since his retirement in 1993.
The musical will be
performed through Dec. 15, 7:30 p.m., Thurs.Sat. and 4 p.m., Sun. Tickets
are $25 general and $20 for seniors, military, students, children, and UH faculty
and staff. All seats are reserved. For reservations, call Windward CC Continuing
Education office at (808) 235-7433. Tickets may also be purchased at all TicketPlus
outlets, including Foodland stores, the Blaisdell box office and the UH Campus
Center, or by calling (808) 526-4400 or visit the theater's
Explore Under Antarctic
Norbert Wu, one of the worlds foremost underwater photographers, will
be presenting both still photos from his Antarctica expeditions as well as a
preview of his TV special Under Antarctic Ice, on Thurs., Nov. 14, 6
p.m. in the Architecture Building 205. Under Antarctic Ice is scheduled
to air on PBS on Jan. 12, 2003 as part of the Nature series. Wu was contracted
by the National Science Foundations Office of Polar Programs to travel
to the main U.S. base in Antarctica, McMurdo Station in the Ross Sea, to photograph
the benthic and underwater life in this unique and highly productive area of
the worlds oceans. During successive years of video filming, Wu recorded
the first ever high definition TV footage of underwater Antarctica.
Rice at UH Hilo Theatre
UH Hilo Theatre presents Stew Rice on Nov. 1517, and Nov. 2224,
7:30 p.m., Fri. and Sat. and 2 p.m., Sun.
Directed by UH Hilo and UH Manoa graduate Justina Mattos, Stew Rice tells
the story of school kids who pair up for a school dance and their adventures
before they head off to college, and their reunion 20 years later. This two-act
comedy examines what happens to friendship when time and distance have their
way and what happens when someone moves away and can no longer relate to "home"
in the same way. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit the theater
Czech Republic Quartet Performs at UH Manoa
Czech Republics Herold String Quartet will be performing at UH Manoas
Orvis Auditorium on Sat., Nov. 16, 7:30 p.m. The Quartet will also offer a free
"meet the artists" session prior to the performance at 6:30 p.m. in
UHM Music Building Room 36.
Hailing from Prague, this is the first American performance for the Herold String
Quartet. The Hawaii performance will highlight pieces from Mozart and
Haydn, along with challenging works by Czech composers Hurnik, Janacek and Smetana.
Tickets are $24 general and $15 students, and are available at the UHM Campus
Center ticket office or charge by phone at (808) 956-6878. For more information,
call (808) 956-3836 or visit the event
MFA Dance Candidates
Featured in FootholdsI
Footholds I: Dancing Voices, a joint concert showcasing the choreographic
work of MFA dance candidates Melissa Teodoro and Ana Paula Höfling, will
be on Nov. 1316, 8 p.m., and Nov. 17, 2 p.m. at the Earle Ernst Theatre.
The concert will include new works as well as some restaging of earlier works
such as Bach n Balls, a piece where orange balls dance to
Bachs "Goldberg Variations;" Tchintchirote; In the Middle;
Underwater Study; and Bachianas Cabeleiras, a comic piece about
hair and bad haircuts.
Tickets are $9 regular; $7 Non-UHM students, seniors, military, UH faculty/staff;
$3 UHM students with validated photo ID. For more information, visit the theatre
Domestic and Foreign
Policy Lecture at Kapiolani CC
Yoichiro Sato of the Asia Pacific Center for Security Studies will introduce
students to domestic and foreign policy issues of international trade disputes
on Mon., Nov. 18, 3:15 p.m., at Kapiolani CC Olona 201. Sato will present
a minor trade dispute case with Australia and New Zealand involving lamb trade
to provide insight into American trade policy making and its interaction with
the World Trade Organization. The event is free and open to the public.