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Posted on: Saturday, March 6, 2010

Dicus, artists offer 'A Light Hearted Look'

 •  A show for kids, but with adult appeal

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Former music columnist Howard Dicus will chronicle music history from Mozart to Madonna.

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Ignace "Iggy" Jang

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The Hawaii Performing Arts Festival and broadcaster Howard Dicus present "A Light Hearted Look at Classical Music" at the University of Hawai'i's Orvis Auditorium, tomorrow at 4 p.m.

Dicus, formerly a music columnist, will chronicle the history of classical music from Mozart to Madonna complete with brief musical illustrations. Honolulu Symphony's Ignace "Iggy" Jang will perform with string quartet Green Sneakers, as will Ben Gutierrez on synthesizer. Gutierrez is currently a reporter and weather anchor for Hawaii News Now, as well as an occasional songwriter and musician.

General admission is $20, $10 for students and seniors. Call 95-MUSIC to reserve tickets.