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Hawai‘i State Foundation on Culture and the Arts
December Events Calendar

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FIRST FRIDAY at HiSAM

Event: First Friday at the Hawai‘i State Art Museum - live harp music with Ruth Freedman, who will be playing holiday classics on her antique harp.

Location: Hawai‘i State Art Museum (HiSAM)

250 South Hotel St., Second Floor

Downtown Honolulu

Date: Friday, December 2, 2016

Time: 6:00 PM until 9:00 PM

Cost: free

Additional information: Sculpture Lobby (second floor, between the museum galleries); seating will be provided. Museum galleries will be open (entry and admission are always free), including the "I Love Art" hands-on activity room for kids. First Friday at HiSAM is a casual, family-friendly event.

Parking: across the street at Ali‘i Place (entrance at 1099 Alakea St.) or Iolani Palace.

TheBus: several TheBus lines stop in front of or very close to the building. Call TheBus at (808) 848-5555 or go to www.thebus.org

Contact: Scott Young, HiSAM Visitor Services Manager, (808) 586-9959 or scott.m.young@hawaii.gov

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SECOND SATURDAY at HiSAM

Learn how to weave with lauhala (hala, or Pandanus tectorius leaf), and make a tiny clay reindeer. All ages are welcome, all materials are provided, and admission is always free.

Event: Second Saturday at the Hawai‘i State Art Museum

Location: Hawai‘i State Art Museum (HiSAM)

250 South Hotel St., Second Floor

Downtown Honolulu

Date: Saturday, December 10, 2016

Time: 11:00 AM until 3:00 PM, while supplies last

Cost: free

Additional information: Multipurpose Room (ground floor, on the right as you enter from the front doors); seating will be provided. Museum galleries will be open (entry and admission are always free), including the newest exhibit, "Accession", featuring recent acquisitions by the Art in Public Places Collection of the Hawai‘i State Foundation on Culture and the Arts, and the "I Love Art" hands-on activity room for kids.

Parking: across the street at Ali‘i Place (entrance at 1099 Alakea St.) or Iolani Palace.

TheBus: several TheBus lines stop in front of or very close to the building. Call TheBus at (808) 848-5555 or go to www.thebus.org

Contact: Susan Hogan, HiSAM Museum Educator, (808) 586-9958 or susan.m.hogan@hawaii.gov

ART LUNCH at HiSAM

Art Lunch for December has been cancelled. Art Lunch, HiSAM's "meet the artist" lecture series, will resume in January 2017.

The following events are sponsored in part by the HSFCA Biennium Grants program, providing public funding to support projects designed to preserve and further culture, the arts, history, and/or the humanities beneficial to Hawai‘i.

BIG ISLAND

Aloha Performing Arts Company

Christmas on Broadway at the Aloha Theatre in Kainaliu Town. 12/2, 12/3, 12/4, 12/9, 12/10, 12/11, 12/16, 12/17, 12/18. Created and arranged by Rick Lewis, this a warm, funny, lighthearted musical revue celebrating the holiday season, featuring delightful dancing, enchanting music, and a sweet surprise. For more information, including ticket prices, please contact the Aloha Performing Arts Company.

(808) 322-9924

info@apachawaii.org

West Hawaii Dance

Nutcracker Ballet at Kahilu Theatre, 12/20, 12/21, and 12/22. This visually stunning festive family-friendly production includes more than 60 local dancers, guest dancers from The Maui Academy of Performing Arts, and guest professional dancers from the Matsuyama Ballet, Caroline Ballet and Bolshoi Ballet. West Hawaii Dance will also be performing the Nutcracker Ballet at Hualalai Assisted Living Home. For more information, including ticket prices, please contact West Hawaii Dance.

(808) 329-8876

info@whdt.org

Hawai‘i Handweavers' Hui

January 2017 "Understanding the Design Process: Fabric to Wear" workshop with Sarah Jackson, Island Yarn and Art Supplies (Kona), 1/13 -- 1/15/2017. For more information, including registration fees, please contact the Hawai‘i Handweavers' Hui.

hhhbigisland@gmail.com

OAHU

Hawai‘i Handweavers' Hui

January 2017 "Understanding the Design Process: Fabric to Wear" workshop with Sarah Jackson, Honolulu Museum of Art School, 1/6 -- 1/8/2017. For more information, including registration fees, please contact the Hawai‘i Handweavers' Hui.

hawaiihandweavershui@gmail.com

The Leeward Theatre at Leeward Community College

Fall Choir Concert at the Alternate Space (AM 101), 12/3. Come out and experience the Leeward CC Choir first hand. Seating is limited. For more information, including ticket prices, contact The Leeward Theatre.

Box Office: (808) 455-0385

General Information Line: (808) 455-0380

Oahu Choral Society

Tidings of Comfort and Joy Christmas Concert, 12/10, the Cathedral of Saint Andrew. Beethoven, with the Hawaii Symphony Orchestra, 12/29 -- 12/30. For more information, including ticket prices, please contact the Oahu Choral Society.

(808) 392-0382

info@oahuchoral.org

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