To Do! Jazz and Heritage, Ziggy Marley, Soulstress Badu, House of Wolves, Stand-up comedian Johnson

Mar. 16, 2012 | 1 Comment In the Star-Advertiser Friday Print Edition
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THURSDAY & FRIDAY, MARCH 23-24
This year’s Manoa Jazz and Heritage Festival at the University of Hawaii at Manoa campus moves indoors to Orvis Auditorium with a Friday jam session and a Saturday concert featuring Raul Midon, a New York-based singer-songwriter and guitarist.
7:30 p.m. / Orvis Auditorium / $10-$25 / 956-7655, www.etickethawaii.com, outreach.hawaii.edu

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FRIDAY, MARCH 24
Ziggy Marley returns to the islands to bring his “Wild and Free” world tour with guest Inner Circle. The tour takes its name from Marley’s recent Grammy-nominated album.
6:30 p.m. / Aloha Stadium (south end zone) / $45, $65, $85 VIP / 800-745-3000, www.ticketmaster.com

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FRIDAY, MARCH 30
Soulstress Erykah Badu will mine the deep groove in a performance with backup provided by the hip-hop Cannabinoids, complete with keyboards, laptops and turntables.
8 p.m. / Blaisdell Concert Hall / $65-$200 / 800-745-3000, www.ticketmaster.com

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SATURDAY, APRIL 7
The warm and ethereal sounds of Rey Villalobos’ House of Wolves will fill the Doris Duke Theatre. The classically trained pianist will lead an unorthodox quartet in playing his debut album, “Fold in the Wind,” in its entirety.
7:30 p.m. / Doris Duke Theatre, Honolulu Museum of Art / $30, $25 members / 532-8768, www.honoluluacademy.org

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SATURDAY, APRIL 1
A local favorite, Los Angeles-based stand-up comedian Anjelah Johnson returns with her brand of sassy and impression-filled comedy.
7 p.m. / Hawaii Theatre / $30.50 / 538-0506, www.hawaiitheatre.com

TICKER
Pianist Norman Krieger and guest conductor Shinik Hahm will be featured March 22-23: www.hawaiisymphonyorchestra.org.
The Shins: Tickets are on sale at the Blaisdell Center box office and Ticketmaster for the band’s April 17 concert.

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    The Manoa Jazz and Heritage Festival is on FRIDAY, March 23 and SATURDAY, March 24.