Hilo, HI, United States, 96720-96721
East Hawai’i Cultural Center, Full Life Hawaii, ABLED HAWAI’I ARTISTS (AHA)- ART FESTIVALS, Kozmo Mimzi and The New Alchemists are proud to announce the second annual Live Aloha Art Festival (LAAF), scheduled for January 10-12, 2020, with public workshops beginning January 6!
Featuring live music by local artists, new plays created by a diverse ensemble of community members and students from Waiakea HS and UH Hilo, a short film festival, puppetry, visual art, and conversations that build community by celebrating the rich and complex identities of Hilo’s residents.
ALL PROGRAMS of LAAF will be offered FREE-OF-CHARGE.
To request accessible accommodation, please contact Festival Organizer Lily Raabe ([email protected]) at least 2 days in advance. All events accessible to wheelchairs.
SCHEDULE OF EVENTS
Publicly accessible Puppet Making workshops in the EHCC Annex: Mon/Wed 2:00pm-5:00pm and Tues/Thur 10am-12:30pm
FRIDAY, JANUARY 10
4:00pm — Second Annual #Puppets4Peace Parade in downtown Hilo
5:00pm — Special workshop with Gamelan of the Molten Blossom, and wontons from Any Kine Wontons
SATURDAY, JANUARY 11
6:00pm — EHCC Open Gallery and Art Reception, wontons from Any Kine Wontons
7:30pm — 24-hour Play Festival and Songwriters Showcase at EHCC with local talent from Waiakea HS, Full Life Hawai’i, Abled Hawai’i Artists, University of Hilo +more
SUNDAY, JANUARY 12
4:00pm — Live Aloha Film Festival at ‘Imiloa Astronomy Center, featuring artists Marc Takahashi, Alika Maikau, and a series of shorts by Full Life and Abled Hawai’i Artists, +more
Email Artistic Director, Lily Raabe, for more information and a full press release: [email protected]