FRIDAY, NOV. 15
'TWILIGHT AT WAILEA' BENEFITS HUI NO'EAU
The seventh annual Celebration of Food & Wine as a benefit for Hui No'eau Visual Arts Center will flow from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Hotel Wailea. Acclaimed winemakers and top resort chefs will wow attendees for art education, and you may bid at silent auction. Tickets are $150 and $250 for VIPs. Call 572-6560 or visit www.huinoeau.com/events.
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Chef Sheldon Simeon of Mala Wailea
Photo by Carla Tracy
ODD FUTURE CULT RAP COLLECTIVE AT MACC
BAMP Productions brings its 10-member cult rap collective from Los Angeles to Castle Theater. Earl Sweatshirt, Left Brain and others bring humor to confrontational subject matter. Language advisory. Tickets are $25, $35 and $45. For tickets, call 242-7469, go to the box office or visit www.mauiarts.org.
FRIDAY NIGHT IS ART NIGHT IN LAHAINA
Stroll to dozens of art galleries in Lahaina town from 6 to 9 p.m. for special shows, featured artists in action and refreshments all free and open to the public. Pick up the walking map of participants from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the Lahaina Visitor Center at Old Lahaina Courthouse.
'INSIDE AMPERSAND' AT QUEEN KA'AHUMANU
This lively dance troupe will have you jumping for joy with original choreography at 7:30 p.m. Friday, 2 and 7:30 p.m. Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday in Steppingstone Playhouse at Queen Ka'ahumanu Center in Kahului. Tickets are $15 adults, and $12 students. Call 244-8760 or visit www.mauiacademy.org.
'CINDERELLA'S GLASS SLIPPER'' STEPS IT UP
Baldwin High's learning center and theater guild continue to step it up with this charming play through the weekend. See it at 7:30 p.m. Friday, 5 and 7:30 p.m. Saturday and 5 p.m. Sunday at the back of the campus in Loudon Mini-Theater. Cost is $10 for adults; $8, seniors and teachers; and $7 for students available only at box office one hour prior to showtime.
SADDLE UP TO MAKAWAO THIRD FRIDAY PARTY
Watch the tree-lighting ceremony, listen the Five Corners Band and Kalama Intermediate School ukulele players, starting at 5 p.m.. Also check out the grand opening of the Makawao History Project, whose mission is to collect community memories. To donate photos or to volunteer, call 283-3732.
SUNDAY, NOV. 17
KOKUA FOR PHILIPPINES BENEFIT AT BINHI AT ANI
Come enjoy stellar Filipino fare and aid the Philippines after its 7.2 earthquake and then typhoon that killed thousands and left many more homeless. The benefit will be held from 5 to 8:30 p.m. at the Binhi At Ani Filipino Community Center in Kahului. Maui's all-star lineup of Filipino restaurant chefs will man live-action stations. Cost is $50 per person. Call 359-1616 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
ANDERSON & ROE DUO PLAY PIANOS AT MACC
Described as the Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers of piano, Greg Anderson and Elizabeth Joy Roe will tickle the keys of two pianos with joyousness and virtuosity. Come and be awakened by these two musicians at 3 p.m. in Castle Theater. Cost is $12, $30 or $40 (plus fees). Three's Bar & Grill will cater coconut-crusted shrimp, kalua pork quesadillas and salads. For tickets, visit MACC's box office, call 242-7469 or go online to www.mauiarts.org.
MONDAY, NOV. 18
FULL MOON CRUISE OUT OF LAHAINA HARBOR
Enjoy appetizers and desserts, plus mai tais, beer, wine, mixed drinks or soft drinks and listen to award-winning astronomer Harriet Witt under the stars. The two-hour cruise adventure departs at 8 p.m. Cost is $68.25. Call Pacific Whale Foundation at 249-8811, ext. 1, or book online at www.pacificwhale.org/cruises for 10 percent discount.
WEDNESDAY, NOV. 20
'FEARLESS DEATH' AT McCOY STUDIO THEATER
Tibetan Buddhist Lama Ole, the author of "Fearless Death," will give practical advice on dying from a scientific and experiential basis in McCoy Studio Theater at MACC. Cost is $20. Call 242-7469.
THE SPOKEN WORD OF MARC BAMUTHI JOSEPH
This solo performance is about achieving manhood through the lens of hip-hop, global travel and urban environmental health. Adult themes and language. Show starts at 7:30 p.m. in Castle Theater at the MACC. Tickets are $28. Call 242-7469.