EAST MEETS WEST FESTIVAL WITH DANCE & JAZZ CONCERT

  • Date: May 26, 2017
  • Time: 07:30 PM - 09:30 PM
  • Iao Theatre
  • 68 N. Market Street
  • Wailuku, HI 96793
  • http://jazzmaui.org
Contact Info
Bryant Neal
808-283-3576
bryantneal808@gmail.com
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Description

Jazz Maui presents the East Meet West Festival to encourage cross-cultural dance and musical collaborations. There will be a variety of styles and movements from east and west. On Friday, May 26, professional dancers from Hawaii, Taiwan and the U.S. mainland will perform on the 'Iao Theater stage. Featured dancers include Yunyu Wang from Taiwan, Malia Yamamoto and Toni Pasion from Hawaii to explore how east meets west in dance. There will be special musical performances, too.On Saturday, May 27, the Ictus Band from Spokane, Washington will headline a jazz concert. Ictus is an instrumental jazz fusion group of artists, featuring John Betts, Keith Brown, Ramirro Vijarro, Michael Lenke, Craig Landon, Robert Spittal. Maui based bands, including Na Alii Big Band of King Kekaulike High School will also take the 'Iao Theater stage. Tickets are available at MauiOnStage.com (see other events). Free Dance and Music workshops will be held during the week leading up to the concerts.

EAST MEETS WEST FESTIVAL WITH DANCE & JAZZ CONCERT