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  • Tuesday, October 17, 2017

  • 02:30 pm
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    Tour + Talk Story: Exploring Mark Rothko, Willem de Kooning and Jac...

    Join docent Susan Palmore for a tour of works by Mark Rothko, Willem de Kooning and Jackson Pollock, featured in the exhibition Abstract Expressionism: Looking East from the Far West, followed by an art discussion. Visitors meet the...
    Tour Past_exhib_tour_pollock
  • Wednesday, October 18, 2017

  • 01:00 pm
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    Throne of Blood

    Part of Akira Kurosawa Retrospective Directed by Akira Kurosawa. Japan. 1957. Japanese with English subtitles. 109 min.A vivid, visceral Macbeth adaptation, Throne of Blood sets Shakespeare’s definitive tale of ambition and d...
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  • 07:30 pm
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    The Bad Sleep Well

    Part of Akira Kurosawa Retrospective Directed by Akira Kurosawa. Japan. 1960. Japanese with English subtitles. 150 min.A young executive hunts down his father’s killer in director Akira Kurosawa’s scathing The Bad Sleep...
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  • Thursday, October 19, 2017

  • 10:00 am
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    Trade Cloth from the Coromandel Coast

    For centuries, the Indian subcontinent was renowned as a center for the production of cotton textiles. The earliest archaeological fragments, found in the Indus Valley of Pakistan, date back to 3200 B.C. The related industries of process...
    Exhibition Past_exhib_exhibition_coromondel_sept_2017
  • 01:00 pm
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    The Bad Sleep Well

    Part of Akira Kurosawa Retrospective Directed by Akira Kurosawa. Japan. 1960. Japanese with English subtitles. 150 min.A young executive hunts down his father’s killer in director Akira Kurosawa’s scathing The Bad Sleep...
    Film Past_exhib_film_kurosawa_thebadsleepwell
  • 02:30 pm
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    Tour + Talk Story: Exploring Mark Rothko, Willem de Kooning and Jac...

    Join docent Susan Palmore for a tour of works by Mark Rothko, Willem de Kooning and Jackson Pollock, featured in the exhibition Abstract Expressionism: Looking East from the Far West, followed by an art discussion. Visitors meet the...
    Tour Past_exhib_tour_pollock
  • 07:30 pm
    Event_listing_open_more_but

    Throne of Blood

    Part of Akira Kurosawa Retrospective Directed by Akira Kurosawa. Japan. 1957. Japanese with English subtitles. 109 min.A vivid, visceral Macbeth adaptation, Throne of Blood sets Shakespeare’s definitive tale of ambition and d...
    Film Past_exhib_film_kurosawa_throneofblood
  • Friday, October 20, 2017

  • 01:00 pm
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    Seven Samurai

    Part of Akira Kurosawa Retrospective Directed by Akira Kurosawa. Japan. 1954. Japanese with English subtitles. 208 min.Kurosawa’s 3.5-/hour action epic is both his longest film and his sturdiest claim to immortality. Seven Sa...
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  • 05:30 pm
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    Magdalene Odundo

    Acclaimed Kenyan-British ceramic artist Magdalene Odundo is Hawai'i Craftsmen’s artist-in-residence and juror for its annual exhibition. As part of her residence, she gives this lecture about her work and process. Her works are in ...
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  • 07:30 pm
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    Seven Samurai

    Part of Akira Kurosawa Retrospective Directed by Akira Kurosawa. Japan. 1954. Japanese with English subtitles. 208 min.Kurosawa’s 3.5-/hour action epic is both his longest film and his sturdiest claim to immortality. Seven Sa...
    Film Past_exhib_film_kurosawa_sevensamurai
  • Saturday, October 21, 2017

  • 01:00 pm
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    The Lower Depths

    Part of Akira Kurosawa Retrospective Directed by Akira Kurosawa. Japan. 1957. Japanese with English subtitles. 125 min.Jean Renoir and Akira Kurosawa, two of cinema's greatest directors, transform Maxim Gorky's classic proletariat ...
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  • 06:00 pm
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    The 3rd Annual Hawaii Sketch Comedy Festival

    Doors open at 6pm with beer and wine available for purchase. Show starts at 7pm. Get ready to LOL your pants off! See live performances featuring local comedians along with live music and laugh-out-loud videos. The Hawaii Sketch Comedy ...
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  • Sunday, October 22, 2017

  • 01:00 pm
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    The Hidden Fortress

    Part of Akira Kurosawa Retrospective Directed by Akira Kurosawa. Japan. 1958. Japanese with English subtitles. 139 min.A grand-scale adventure as only Akira Kurosawa could make, The Hidden Fortress stars the inimitable Toshiro Mifu...
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  • 02:30 pm
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    Tour + Talk Story: Exploring Mark Rothko, Willem de Kooning and Jac...

    Join docent Susan Palmore for a tour of works by Mark Rothko, Willem de Kooning and Jackson Pollock, featured in the exhibition Abstract Expressionism: Looking East from the Far West, followed by an art discussion. Visitors meet the...
    Tour Past_exhib_tour_pollock
  • 04:00 pm
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    Yojimbo

    Part of Akira Kurosawa Retrospective Directed by Akira Kurosawa. Japan. 1961. Japanese with English subtitles. 110 min.Toshiro Mifune puts his swagger and expressiveness on full display in his first turn as Sanjuro, a ronin adrift ...
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  • 07:00 pm
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    Sanjuro

    Part of Akira Kurosawa Retrospective Directed by Akira Kurosawa. Japan. 1962. Japanese with English subtitles. 96 min.The adventures of Sanjuro continue in this sequel, in which he is hired by a group of samurai to help them expose...
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  • Tuesday, October 24, 2017

  • 02:30 pm
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    Tour + Talk Story: Frightful Faces

    Join docents Karen Ley and Lynn Hiyakumoto for a themed tour, followed by an art discussion. Visitors meet the docent at the entrance to the museum. Free with museum admission.
    Tour Past_exhib_web_tour_2014_spotlighttours_5
  • Wednesday, October 25, 2017

  • 10:00 am
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    Hawai‘i Craftsmen 2017: 50th Annual Statewide Juried Exhibition

    Emerging and established artists from across the state will be featured at the 50th Annual Statewide Juried Exhibition from Hawai‘i Craftsmen. Showcasing both traditional and non-traditional fine crafts, 2- and 3-dimensional art in...
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  • 01:00 pm
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    Yojimbo

    Part of Akira Kurosawa Retrospective Directed by Akira Kurosawa. Japan. 1961. Japanese with English subtitles. 110 min.Toshiro Mifune puts his swagger and expressiveness on full display in his first turn as Sanjuro, a ronin adrift ...
    Film Past_exhib_film_kurosawa_yojimbo
  • 07:30 pm
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    Zatoichi Meets Yojimbo

    Part of Akira Kurosawa Retrospective Directed by Kihachi Okamoto. Japan. 1970. Japanese with English subtitles. 115 min. We take a brief detour from Kurosawa to enjoy a spinoff that brings together two of most famous swordsmen in J...
    Film Past_exhib_film_kurosawa_zatoichi
  • Thursday, October 26, 2017

  • 10:00 am
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    Katsushika Hokusai: Stations of the Tōkaidō

    At the beginning of the 17th century, the shogun of Japan demanded that the lord (daimyō) of each province, and his retainers, spend half of every year in the capital of Edo (present-day Tokyo). Traffic along highways such as the Tōkaidō...
    Exhibition Past_exhib_hokusai
  • 01:00 pm
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    High and Low

    Part of Akira Kurosawa Retrospective Directed by Akira Kurosawa. Japan. 1963. Japanese with English subtitles. 143 min.Toshiro Mifune is unforgettable as Kingo Gondo, a wealthy industrialist whose family becomes the target of a col...
    Film Past_exhib_film_kurosawa_highandlow
  • 02:30 pm
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    Tour + Talk Story: Frightful Faces

    Join docents Karen Ley and Lynn Hiyakumoto for a themed tour, followed by an art discussion. Visitors meet the docent at the entrance to the museum. Free with museum admission.
    Tour Past_exhib_web_tour_2014_spotlighttours_5
  • 07:30 pm
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    High and Low

    Part of Akira Kurosawa Retrospective Directed by Akira Kurosawa. Japan. 1963. Japanese with English subtitles. 143 min.Toshiro Mifune is unforgettable as Kingo Gondo, a wealthy industrialist whose family becomes the target of a col...
    Film Past_exhib_film_kurosawa_highandlow
  • Friday, October 27, 2017

  • 06:00 pm
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    Kings & Queens

    Come spend the night with some Halloween royalty! All Scream Queens and Kings of Horror welcome. Presented by iichiko  Note: Costumes are encouraged, but be advised that the following will not be allowed on site:• Weapon...
    ARTafterDARK Past_exhib_aad-homa-website-web-963x500
  • Saturday, October 28, 2017

  • 12:00 pm
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    Red Beard

    Part of Akira Kurosawa Retrospective Directed by Akira Kurosawa. Japan. 1965. Japanese with English subtitles. 185 min.A testament to the goodness of humankind, Akira Kurosawa's Red Beard (Akahige) chronicles the tumultuous relatio...
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  • 04:00 pm
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    Dodes’ka-den

    Part of Akira Kurosawa Retrospective Directed by Akira Kurosawa. Japan. 1970. Japanese with English subtitles. 144 min.By turns tragic and transcendent, Akira Kurosawa’s film follows the daily lives of a group of people barel...
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  • 07:00 pm
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    Ran

    Part of Akira Kurosawa Retrospective Directed by Akira Kurosawa. Japan. 1985. Japanese with English subtitles. 162 min. Inspired by Shakespeare’s King Lear and considered to be one of his greatest achievements, Ran was legend...
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  • Sunday, October 29, 2017

  • 01:00 pm
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    Dersu Uzala

    Part of Akira Kurosawa Retrospective Directed by Akira Kurosawa. Japan. 1975. Russian and Chinese with English subtitles. 161 min. Kurosawa was pulling himself out of a suicidal depression when he agreed to helm this Soviet-Japanes...
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  • 02:30 pm
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    Tour + Talk Story: Frightful Faces

    Join docents Karen Ley and Lynn Hiyakumoto for a themed tour, followed by an art discussion. Visitors meet the docent at the entrance to the museum. Free with museum admission.
    Tour Past_exhib_web_tour_2014_spotlighttours_5
  • 07:00 pm
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    Dreams

    Part of Akira Kurosawa Retrospective Directed by Akira Kurosawa. Japan. 1990. Japanese with English subtitles. 119 min.Through a series of eight vignettes, each its own resplendent dream sequence, Kurosawa turns his gaze inwards on...
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  • Tuesday, October 31, 2017

  • 02:30 pm
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    Tour + Talk Story: Body Language: How to communicate or confuse people

    Join docent Steve Miller for a themed tour, followed by an art discussion. Visitors meet the docent at the entrance to the museum. Free with museum admission.
    Tour Past_exhib_web_tour_2014_spotlighttours_5
  • 07:30 pm
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    Night of the Living Dead

    Directed by George A. Romero. USA 1968. 97 min. Happy Halloween! In memory of the godfather of the zombie movie genre, George A. Romero who passed in July, we celebrate Halloween with the brand new restoration of his masterpiece Night o...
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  • Wednesday, November 01, 2017

  • 10:30 am
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    Indian textile: Ajrakh demonstration

    In conjunction with the East-West Center Indian textile exhibition Irresistible Resist, on view Oct. 29, 2017 to Feb. 11, 2018, visiting artist Sufiyan Ismail Khatri will demonstrate how to make Ajrakh prints using natural dyes and block...
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  • 01:00 pm
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    Rhapsody in August

    Part of Akira Kurosawa Retrospective Directed by Akira Kurosawa. Japan. 1991. Japanese with English subtitles. 98 min.Almost 50 years after the American nuclear attack on Nagasaki during World War II, the horrific incident still sh...
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  • 07:30 pm
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    Madadayo

    Part of Akira Kurosawa Retrospective Directed by Akira Kurosawa. Japan. 1993. Japanese with English subtitles. 124 min.For his final film, Akira Kurosawa paid tribute to the immensely popular writer and educator Hyakken Uchida, her...
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  • Thursday, November 02, 2017

  • 01:00 pm
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    Madadayo

    Part of Akira Kurosawa Retrospective Directed by Akira Kurosawa. Japan. 1993. Japanese with English subtitles. 124 min.For his final film, Akira Kurosawa paid tribute to the immensely popular writer and educator Hyakken Uchida, her...
    Film Past_exhib_film_kurosawa_madadayo
  • 02:30 pm
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    Tour + Talk Story: Body Language: How to communicate or confuse people

    Join docent Steve Miller for a themed tour, followed by an art discussion. Visitors meet the docent at the entrance to the museum. Free with museum admission.
    Tour Past_exhib_web_tour_2014_spotlighttours_5
  • 07:30 pm
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    Rhapsody in August

    Part of Akira Kurosawa Retrospective Directed by Akira Kurosawa. Japan. 1991. Japanese with English subtitles. 98 min.Almost 50 years after the American nuclear attack on Nagasaki during World War II, the horrific incident still sh...
    Film Past_exhib_film_kurosawa_rhapsody
  • Friday, November 03, 2017

  • 07:30 pm
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    Hawai'i’s Spirits and Legends: Night Marchers

    Lopaka Kapanui returns to tell stories about Hawai‘i's spiritual realm. Huaka‘i O Ka Po - Travelers of the Night. The legendary Night Marchers had an actual purpose in life and it is said that they are merely carrying out th...
    Performance Past_exhib_concert_2017_lopakakapanui
  • Saturday, November 04, 2017

  • 07:30 pm
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    L’Escargot: Bonjour Paris

    Mimi Hafele, Duane Padilla, and Pierre Grill of local French cabaret group L’Escargot return to the Doris Duke Theatre for a night of music in celebration of the ever-romantic city of Paris. Be prepared to see French can-can dancer...
    Performance Past_exhib_2017performance_lescargot
  • Sunday, November 05, 2017

  • 02:30 pm
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    Tour + Talk Story: Body Language: How to communicate or confuse people

    Join docent Steve Miller for a themed tour, followed by an art discussion. Visitors meet the docent at the entrance to the museum. Free with museum admission.
    Tour Past_exhib_web_tour_2014_spotlighttours_5
  • Thursday, November 09, 2017

  • 05:30 pm
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    Jackson Pollock, Herbert Matter, and the Origins of Abstract Expres...

    Part of Abstract Expressionism Public Programs Museum director Sean O'Harrow, Ph.D, who orchestrated a world tour of Jackson Pollock’s famed Mural when he was previously director of the University of Iowa Museum of Art, will talk ...
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  • Friday, November 10, 2017

  • 07:30 pm
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    Graphic Means

    Directed by Briar Levit. USA. 2017. 90 min. Presented in partnership with AIGA Honolulu. It’s been roughly 30 years since the desktop computer revolutionized the way the graphic design industry works. For decades before that, it ...
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  • Saturday, November 11, 2017

  • 07:30 pm
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    MONEY TALKS: But What the Hell is it Saying?

    MONEY TALKS: But What the Hell is it Saying blends the inspirational aspects of a TED Talk with the glitter and excitement of a Broadway musical. It’s the first show of its kind to shine an empowering light on a subject almost ever...
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  • Thursday, November 16, 2017

  • 10:00 am
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    At First Hawaiian Center: Between Ocean and Sky, The Feeling of Mov...

    Between Ocean and Sky: Hana Yoshihata Hawai'i-island artist Hana Yoshihata is inspired by her experiences on traditional voyaging canoes such as the Hokule‘a. Working on sheets of paper placed flat on the floor or table, Yoshi...
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  • Friday, November 17, 2017

  • 07:30 pm
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    Peter Rowan: My Aloha

    Grammy winner, six-time Grammy nominee, and 2015 IBMA Award winner for Recorded Event of the Year, Peter Rowan is a singer-songwriter with a career spanning over five decades. From his early years playing under the tutelage of bluegrass ...
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  • Thursday, November 30, 2017

  • 10:00 am
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    The Disasters of Peace: Social Discontent in the Manga of Tsuge Tad...

    Manga—Japanese graphic novels or comics—play a vital role in contemporary Japanese culture. Not only do they enjoy immense popularity (annual sales within Japan have risen to more than two billion US dollars); internationally...
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  • 10:00 am
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    Catharine E.B. Cox Award Exhibition | Ground: New Work by Charles C...

    Honolulu Museum of Art has selected Charles Cohan as the 14th recipient of the Catharine E.B. Cox Award for Excellence in Visual Arts, and his forthcoming exhibition.  Ground features new work by Cohan, including large-scale prints...
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  • Friday, December 01, 2017

  • 07:00 pm
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    PechaKucha Night Honolulu #32: Abstract

    Part of Abstract Expressionism Public Programs. PechaKucha 20x20 is a fast-paced presentation format in which speakers show 20 images, each for 20 seconds. The images advance automatically as the speaker talks along, connecting them to ...
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