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Paliku Arts Festival 2018
Saturday, April 7, 2018
10am – 4pm
Paliku Theatre Plaza and Hale Palanakila

‘Come Play, Do Art’ at Windward Community Collegeʻs 5th Annual Palikū Arts Festival, a unique interactive arts experience set for Saturday, April 7, 2018 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in and around the Palikū Theatre plaza and art spaces on the Windward Community College campus in Kāne‘ohe. The festival is free to the public and open to all ages. All art supplies are provided.
“We invite you to ‘come play and do art!’ This festival has an open and adventurous ‘learn-by-doing’ vibe. We provide free art supplies and guidance, so you and your family can play! And, you can take home whatever you create,” said festival chair and creator Ben Moffat.

The festival’s emphasis is on “playing” and exploring artful interests. WCC art professors, instructors and their students will be on hand (with supplies provided!) to assist those who want to express their creativity in a variety of ways—from painting, drawing, and sculpting to moving, acting or making music, prints, poetry and prose.
FREE admission and all art supplies provided.
There's something for everyone and all ages:
  • Printmaking with the Honolulu Printmakers
  • Woodcarving with Jordan Souza
  • Clay sculpture with Bryce Meyers & ceramics demos with Paul Nash    
  • Boomwhackers music making workshop with Tara Severns
  • Costume playPiano open lab
  • Camera Obscura with Mark Hamasaki   
  • Open Drawing Studio with Norm Graffam – draw or have your portrait drawn
  • Stage Combat workshop with Nick Logue     
  • Poetry workshop   
  • T-shirt printing – bring a t-shirt or purchase at the festival 
  •  Jewelry making
  • and MUCH MORE!
On the outdoor stage, a variety of musical acts will perform, including the Royal Hawaiian Band many more to be announced.

Enjoy two FREE performances of a world premiere play...
The Sharkman Nanaue:  The Teenage Years
Written and Directed by Moses Goods

FREE at Gallery ‘Iolani, a new exhibit to be announced.

IMAGINARIUM (special festival entry fees)
The Hōkūlani Imaginarium offers a family-friendly fulldome show TO BE ANNOUNCED (1:00 and 1:30 p.m.) with a nominal fee.

Poetry readings and fun at the “Haiku Tree,” poetry corner, book sale, and quiet room for parents and children.

‘Ono food will be available from a variety of food vendors.
Front of the Paliku theatre building from exterior.
Palikū Theatre provides professional, affordable and captivating arts performances on the Windward side of O'ahu. This modern facility provides exceptional experiences for our community audiences and performers alike.
Windward Community College campus map with Paliku Theatre marked
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