POSTED: Saturday, October 03, 2009

UH hosting Korean dance workshops

The University of Hawaii at Manoa's Outreach College, in association with the Korea Society, will present "The Sound of Ecstasy and Nectar of Enlightenment: Buddhist Ritual Song and Dance from Korea" Thursday.

The monks will also offer free dancing and chanting workshops on the UH campus Wednesday.

The performance will be held Thursday at 7:30 p.m. at the Kennedy Theatre. Advance tickets are $15 to $25; $20 to $30 at the door. Or visitwww.etickethawaii.com, any UH Ticket outlet, or charge by phone at 944-2697. Tickets will be on sale at the Kennedy Theatre box office beginning Monday. For more information, visit www.outreach.hawaii.edu/community or call 956-8246.

For the workshops, pre-register at 956-8246 or e-mail .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address). The dance workshop is 11 a.m. to 12:20 p.m. in the dance building. The Pomp'ae (sacred chanting) workshop is 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Music Department.


Faith and climate change on agenda

Global warming will be discussed at First Wednesday, from 7 to 8:30 a.m. at Harris United Methodist Church.

Rob Kinslow, executive director of the Hawaii Interfaith Power & Light, will talk about the latest science of climate change, the moral imperative of religion and solutions that can be employed today.

A discussion will follow the First Wednesday talk at 20 S. Vineyard Blvd. The project is part of the Interfaith Alliance of Hawaii. For information, contact Sam Cox at 779-3606 or .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address). Also contact Randolph Sykes at 561-6010 or .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).