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then&now JKS

June 24, 2010 at 03:12PM

Last week Friday was the opening reception of "then&now" at the Peggy Chun Gallery (1161 Nuuanu Avenue... near ARTS at Marks Garage), a collection of 2D and 3D work by local artist JKS and it was also the Slow Art Friday Slow Art Street Party on Pauahi. "then&now" art showing started on June 18th and it will go thru July 10, 2010.


"then&now"
JKS


June 18 thru July 10, 2010

Opening Reception:
Slow Art Friday June 18, 5 to 9pm

First Friday July 2, 6 to 10pm

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Mighty4 Arts Hawaii Foundation Fundraiser

June 24, 2010 at 02:02PM

For those who attended APEX (presented by Freelance Clothing & Mighty4) a while back they might've spotted this flyer or poster teaser:

This July 3rd fundraiser event is for the Mighty4 Arts Hawaii Foundation and it is dedicated in the memory of High Chief XL (Walter). Walter has touched many lives including mine and he was one of the first that I've met at the Mai Tai Bar of the Ala Moana Shopping Center when I first started out performing the beatbox back in 2004 and he encouraged me to keep it going with the beatbox. The last I saw Walter was not more than a few weeks before the APEX event when he was bouncing at Next Door for a Broadcast event. If you were at least somewhat part of the Hawaii nightlife then you probably had your ID checked by Walter at one …

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APEX 2010

June 10, 2010 at 05:20PM


The Rise Up Hawaii team and I will be at APEX 2010 this Saturday at Fresh Cafe. This EVENT is going to be EPIC and it will be FUN for everyone. For the ladies and the fellas. ALL AGES!


Freelance & Mighty4 presents:

APEX 2010
***AN OFFICIAL FREELANCE FREESHIRT EVENT***

Sat June 12th @ 4:30p-10:30p
Fresh Cafe (Queen St)
$10 presale -- FIRST 200 PEOPLE TO PURCHASE PRESALE TICKETS WILL RECEIVE A FREE LIMITED EDITION SHIRT!!!

***LAST DAY TO GET YOUR PRE-SALE TICKETS WILL BE ON WEDNESDAY, JUNE 9TH!***

General Admission - $12 at the door
12years old and under - $5 at the door

*** CREW ON CREW Bboy Battle (Max 8 CREWS)
*** CREW ON CREW All Style Battle (Max 8 CREWS)
*** MC Battle (Max 16 EMCEES)
***BLACK BOOK BATTLE!
*** LIVE ART!
Special Tribute to the CLASS OF 2010 GRADS!
Cash Prizes! …

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Anasma of Paris Dance Workshop

June 10, 2010 at 03:55PM

Hi there!

Don't miss a great opportunity to study with the lovely and amazing Anasma of Paris!!

One workshop only!  TONIGHT!!!

Anasma from Paris
June 10th, Thursday 6pm-8pm KCC Maile Dance Studio
"101 Hip Hop Waving and Popping"

Learn the technique, forms and secrets of unique approach to meld urban hip hop dance with bellydance. Anasma will take you through drills, excercises and combos to inspire your dance practice to new heights! Clear, approachable and patient, Anasma's class is open to dancers of ALL dance styles and levels!
Price: $45

Anasma will also have both of her instructional videos for purchase and can autograph them for you. :)

We NEED A CONFIRMATION of your attendance:)

BIO

Anasma is Performance Arts Dancer, Teacher, and Choreographer currently based i…

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The Shack - William P. Young

The God of Small Things
The Island Beneath the Sea
The Infinite Plan
One Straw Revolution
The War of Art
Peace is Every Step
The Little Book of Talent
The Red Tent
Animal, Vegetable, Miracle
Moloka'i
The Epic Tale of Hi'iakaikapoliopele
The Artist's Way
The Creative Habit

*The Bible

*Malcolm Gladwell's books: The Tipping Point: How Little Things can make a Big Difference. — (2005). Blink: The Power of Thinking Without Thinking. — (2008). Outliers: The Story of Success. — (2009). What the Dog Saw: And Other Adventures. — (2013).

*Books by C.S. Lewis: The Screwtape Letters, The Chronicles of Narnia, and Mere Christianity.

*Books by Shawn Bolz: God Secrets: A Life Filled with Words of Knowledge, Translating God

*Books by Drs. Henry Cloud and John Townsend: Boundaries, Boundaries for Leaders, and Safe People

There are soooooooo many others I could list! I LOVE to read!

Well, here are some of my favorite classics: Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury, The Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger, To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee, The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald, and The Lord of the Rings (series) by J.R.R. Tolkien. Some great non-fiction books about the dance culture I love include Foundation by Joseph Schloss, which is an excellent book about NYC B-boy/B-girl or breaking/breakdance culture, Can't Stop Won't Stop by Jeff Chang, which is a great historical analysis of American Hip Hop culture, and The Underground is Massive by Michelangelo Mathos, an amazing history of electronic dance music culture. Happy reading everyone :)

Enders Game, The Great Gatsby, Of Men and Mice, Maximum Ride. I need to read more books. I haven't read so long Bc I've been attached to the ones I've already read.

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Jason You're amazing guy! Huge congrats from Poland!

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Jason definitely deserves an auditorium of his own. He done a lot promoting the arts(especially beat-boxing) and inspiring people like myself to enjoy and constantly try to perfect an art and have an unstoppable mindset.

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Congratulations, my friend! I'm so happy for you, Jason!!! How awesome and totally wicked would that be! I know you've worked really hard and is always inspiring people all over the world. You do you and keep up the great work. Dreams do come true and good things do happen to good people!

Now wouldn't that be something! Your art has definitely touched lives. I look forward to the day it gets built. I'll be excited for that sam choy aquatic center also :D

Aye that's lit. Keep doing what you're doing and you're putting a positive influence to a lot people

Jason Tom is a one-of-a-kind individual. During my sophomore year of high school, I remember watching him beatbox for our school for just a few minutes and was blown away by the amount of talent he was able to showcase in just that limited amount of time. Fast forward about three years or so, I was looking to write a feature story of a KCC alumnus/alumna for the KCC newspaper and came across Jason's name online. He was quick to respond to me when I reached out to him, and he was very interested in being featured. I got the chance to interview him, and couldn't believe the stories that he had to share with me. Over a two hour period, I was able to learn a lot about who Jason was, and he has proved to me that anybody can make it in life when even in the toughest situations. His humor and charismatic nature really bring his personality to life, and I blows me away to know that he has a positive impact on the community not only through his beatboxing but also through his words. Jason is inspiring, and I'm glad that I got to chat with him and share his story with many others and beyond.

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A child of the 1980's and child of God, Jason Tom, Hawaii's Human Beatbox, read Charlie's Victory, Moonwalk, Comeback & Beyond, Change Your Story.