Entertainment

Matisyahu invites Paia Coffee Shop Musician to play at LA Show

In a story that quickly became viral, reggae superstar Matisyahu sang along to his hit “One Day” at a Paia Coffee Shop with local boy Clint (Kekoa) Alama the weekend before he headlined a local music festival last month. The video recorded by Matis bass player Stu Brooks has been viewed over 2.6 million times and it’s not stopping. In …

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Theater Review: The Little Mermaid

A year ago, I had the pleasure of witnessing what happened when Sally Sefton took seventy children, many of whom had never acted before, and directing them in a challenging, full blown musical. The show was “Oliver!” and I was amazed to see so many children on stage at once, all working in sync and giving it their all. The …

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Theater Review: Spamalot

Monty Python was a constant presence in my college theater days. The comedy troupe, consisting of Eric Idle, John Cleese, Terry Graham, Michael Palin, Graham Chapman and Terry Gilliam, shaped generations of comedy fans and helped establish a love for tastelessness in all of us. Python’s many quotable lines, specific skits  and films were imitated and quoted so often by …

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Maui on Da Food Network Today

Todays episode on the Food Network show “Diners, Drive-ins and Dives” will feature Maui restaurant Da Kitchen, co-owner Mariah Brown confirmed to Pacific Business News. After receiving scores of votes through an online voting process, the eatery was chosen for an episode of the show and a visit from host Guy Fieri. Others featured on this episode we’re Fat Daddy’s …

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Seth Grabel’s Magical Mystery Maui Tour

If there is one thing we all know about magic is that it inspires awe. Not believing what you just saw makes your eyes wider and your mouth agape. Legends of magic like David Copperfield, Lance Burton, Penn & Teller and, my personal favorite,The Amazing Jonathan have captured the imagination of all generations. Las Vegas is normally where most magicians …

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Acoustic Alchemy weaves their musical spell at the MACC

Acoustic Alchemy casts their sonic spells at the MACC this Tuesday. Founded by guitarists Nick Webb and Greg Carmichael, the band has produced superbly crafted music across three decades, five record labels, and several shifts of genre name. Carmichael is a lifelong musician with a wry British sense of humor. He spoke with Summit from Waikiki, while getting ready to …

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Theater Review: Inherit The Wind

The 1925 Scopes Monkey Trial, in which a substitute teacher unlawfully taught a class on Darwin in a Tennessee school, created a dramatic intersection of faith and law. It proved to be such a dramatic court case, it played like theater long before it became one of the landmark plays of all time. Jerome Lawrence and Robert E. Lee’s “Inherit …

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Master Maliko with Dave Kalama and Suzie Cooney

Join us for the first Master Maliko with Dave Kalama and Suzie Cooney brought to you by Imagine Surf and Adventure Sports Maui, Sunday April 24th at 5:30pm. It will be held at 400 Hana Hwy Adventure Sports Maui! This is a FREE evening to learn and expand your knowledge on how to navigate and train for the famed downwind …

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Prince dead at 57

The legendary, iconic performer, Prince Rogers Nelson, died at his Paisley Park Minnesota Studio this morning at the age of 57,” said his publicist, Yvette Noel-Schure. Earlier Thursday, police said he was found unresponsive in his elevator at 10:07 a.m. -CNN

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Theater Review: The Nerd

In the new Sally Sefton-directed production of Larry Shue’s “The Nerd,” a universal question is asked of the audience: how much do we put up with people we don’t like? Whether it’s in line at the grocery store, on a lengthy flight or “entertaining” a new house guest, how far do we go in being polite, attentive listeners and when …

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