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The Honolulu Advertiser
Posted on: Friday, December 21, 2007

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'BLUES CO-OP' TO PERFORM

A meeting of the "The Honolulu Blues Co-op" is set for 7:30 p.m. Dec. 29 at the Atherton Performing Arts Studio. The concert will feature slide guitarist Rick Smith; Larry Spalding on blues uke and harmonicas; Ian Chames on bass; James Ganeko on drums, and special guest Rico on street guitar. Tickets: $20 general; $17.50 Hawaii Public Radio members; $10 students. Reservations: 955-8821.

PULITZER-WINNING DRAMA

Manoa Valley Theatre will stage "Doubt," winner of the 2005 Pulitzer Prize for drama. Jan. 16-Feb. 3, $25 adults, $20 seniors/military, $15 age 25 and younger. Reservations: 988-6131.

DANCE AT LEEWARD

Doug Varone and Dancers including Hilo native Eddie Taketa, who will perform to Jake Shimabukuro's music come to Leeward Community College Theatre at 8 p.m. Jan. 19. Tickets: $23 general, $19 students and military.

MLK DAY MARCH, RALLY

The 20th annual Martin Luther King Jr. celebration is set for Jan. 21. The parade will begin assembling at 7:30 a.m. at Magic Island. The route winds through Waikiki. A post-parade unity rally will be held at Kapi'olani Park.

HOT DATES

DEC. 29-30

Beethoven's Symphony No. 9, Honolulu Symphony, Blaisdell Concert Hall.

DEC. 31

Cyndi Lauper, Sheraton Waikiki, Hawaii Ballroom.

DEC. 31

Society of Seven LV, Outrigger Main Showroom.

JAN. 18-FEB. 23

"Maui vs. Hercules," a Honolulu Theatre for Youth production, Tenney Theater.

JAN. 24-26

"Don Carlo," Hawaii Opera Theatre, Blaisdell Concert Hall.

JAN. 26

"That Big '80s Show," Pipeline Cafe.

JAN. 31

Hawaii Rhythm and Blues Mele '08, featuring James Cotton, Hawaiian Hut.

FEB. 7-9

"The Barber of Seville," Hawaii Opera Theatre at Blaisdell Concert Hall.

FEB. 16-17

The Police in concert, Blaisdell Arena.

MARCH 16

Kenny G, with the Honolulu Symphony Pops, Blaisdell Concert Hall.

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