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Enjoy a Full Holiday Weekend at The MACC

There’s something for everyone!

August 26, 2014
Maui Weekly

It's a holiday weekend--time for leisure rather than labor--with four days of events planned at Maui Arts & Cultural Center (The MACC). There's something for everyone at The MACC!

"A Pair of Queens and A Pair of Jacks" A Night of Comedy

Thursday, Aug. 28, 7:30 p.m. McCoy Studio

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Uncle Willie K presents a stacked deck of comedy on Thursday, Aug. 28, with “A Pair of Queens and A Pair of Jacks.”

You've enjoyed the four personalities on stage and radio. Now come and see these local comic characters in rare form! "Morning Goddess" Alaka'i Paleka (Queen of Hearts); Francis Tau'a (Jack of Diamonds); Kathy "Tita" Collins (Queen of Clubs); and Rodney Villanueva (Jack of Spades) will dazzle you with their wit! Holding all the cards, Uncle Willie K brings you this winning hand--his first comedy show! Tickets are $25 and $40.

SOJA with special guests Michael Franti & Spearhead

Friday, Aug. 29, 5:30 p.m. A& B Amphitheater

SOJA's music, a blend of reggae, go-go, D.C. hardcore, Latin, rock and hip-hop, is about finding the happiness and peace that everyone deserves; their live shows are an explosion of energy and positivity. Michael Franti also knows about the power of music: how it can inspire, uplift and make people want to dance or cry. He and his band Spearhead are known for the communal spirit they create. Tickets are $44.50 and $85 for the VIP area.

Tuck & Patti

Saturday, Aug. 30, 7:30 p.m. McCoy Studio

Over a career of jazz, R&B and New Age recordings, husband-and-wife duo Tuck & Patti have produced remarkable music with the comforting textures of guitar and voice. Tuck Andress studied classical guitar at Stanford University; Patti Cathcart is classically trained as a vocalist. The two began to perform as a duo back in the '80s and formulated their own mellow sound--music that's soothing yet whimsical, as can be heard in their signature songs, "Castles Made of Sand" and "Time After Time." Tickets are $45.

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Tickets for the above events can be purchased through

The MACC Box Office

Visit or call

242-SHOW (7569)

between 10 a.m.

and 6 p.m.

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Free Events this Weekend!

Andrzej Kramarz's "A Piece of Land" and Stefania Gurdowa's "Negatives Are To Be Stored"

The current exhibit of photographs based on themes and memories of WWII is open in the Schaefer Gallery from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Tuesday through Sunday.

Starry Night Cinema Features "FROZEN"

Sunday, Aug. 31, 7:30 p.m. A & B Amphitheater

There's no school the next day, so enjoy a Sunday evening outdoor movie as a fun, free family event. Come early to stake your place on the lawn (gates open at 6 p.m.) and enjoy the pre-film festivities: live music, prizes and art activities for the kids. Bring your own low-backed beach chairs or blankets and enjoy this walk-in movie night, presenting Disney's animated feature, "FROZEN." The story is based on "The Snow Queen" by Hans Christian Anderson. Elsa, princess of Arendelle, possesses cryokinetic powers, with which she is able to produce ice, frost and snow at will. But it all goes wrong and her sister, Anna, becomes frozen, only to be thawed by an act of true love.



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