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Prog Noir And Beyond: Conversations With Tony Levin, Cactus' Carmine Appice, Jim McCarty, And Jake Shimabukuro

Mike Ragogna | Posted 09.30.2016 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

A Conversation with Tony Levin Mike Ragogna: Tony, beyond your very associations with '80s King Crimson and Peter Gabriel, you played on albums and to...

Buena Vista Social Club and Jake Shimabukuro: Music and Film Virtuosos Coming to Seattle's Paramount Theatre

L. Steven Sieden | Posted 09.15.2016 | Entertainment
L. Steven Sieden

The Buena Vista Social Club and Jake Shimabukuro are living legends of musical and documentary film fame, and both will be appearing in October at Seattle's Paramount Theatre.

HULA MOON Vol. XVI: Jake Shimabukuro and the Shining Symphony; My Fascist Hawai'i Landlord, Case No. 17; Hawai'i Chocolate

Gordy Grundy | Posted 06.11.2016 | Hawaii
Gordy Grundy

In this life, there are great shining moments. Two weeks ago, the guy just had his second kid, another boy. At this time, his job is also demanding his heart and soul, 24/7.

Na Hoku 2014: Love Ruled. Fo' Real

Dawn Morais | Posted 07.30.2014 | Hawaii
Dawn Morais

The math does not support it. The evidence does. There is just way more incredible musical talent in Hawaii than one would think such a small community could possibly produce.

The America's Cup Comes to BBB Hawaii

Dawn Morais | Posted 07.06.2014 | Hawaii
Dawn Morais

The gleam of the America's Cup lit up the stage at the 2014 BBB Hawaii Torch Awards in Honolulu last week.

The Simple Antidote to Blaring Holiday Songs

Christine Chen | Posted 02.05.2014 | Hawaii
Christine Chen

I wondered: during our amped up holiday schedules and constant content on our phones, what's all of this sensory overload doing to our health?

Frames, Division Street & HandPicked: Conversations with Lee DeWyze, Harper Simon and Earl Klugh

Mike Ragogna | Posted 09.24.2013 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

"With Cat Stevens and Simon & Garfunkel as your introductions, you're definitely in for a penny, in for a pound when it comes to the singer songwriters. It's hard to stop."

I Wish I Could Shimabukuro Like My Sister Kate

Ken Fallin | Posted 07.13.2013 | Arts
Ken Fallin

The Broadway theatre season officially ended two weeks ago, the Tony Award nominations were announced, and I kept busy trying to draw as many Broadway productions as possible.

Ukulele Hero Covers Adele And The Beatles

The Huffington Post | Hallie Sekoff | Posted 01.01.2013 | Arts

Believe it or not, the ukulele has been making a lot of noise lately. Last month we featured the hilarious Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain, which p...

Educating The Heart: The Dalai Lama's Message To The Students Of Hawaii

Agapi Stassinopoulos | Posted 06.16.2012 | Religion
Agapi Stassinopoulos

The Dalai Lama's message is essentially "educating the heart" -- an education that is not merely about developing the mind, it is about fostering an environment where we can learn empathy.

Bach's Brilliant Friends

Jan Herman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Jan Herman

Bach on the organ? Of course. On the cello? Naturally. On the violin? Sure. But Bach on the banjo? The ukelele? The mandolin? How about the glass harp? And let's not forget a cappella.