UH Hilo Performing Arts Center: Hilo, HI
Thursday, March 2, 2017 at 7:00pm - 9:00pm
“Meet Me in Paris” and dance the night away to the acclaimed sound of the Hot Club of San Francisco featuring the popular French vocalist Isabelle Fontaine on Thursday, March 2, at 7 p.m., for the UH Hilo Performing Arts Center’s annual fundraising event.
Festivities begin with hors d’oeuvres, patisserie and beverages donated by AJ & Sons Catering, Akmal’s Indian Kitchen, Big Island Delights, Big Island Juice Co., Café Pesto, Hilo Bake Shop, Hilo Hawaiian Hotel, Ken's House of Pancakes, Le Magic Pan, Moostruck Patisserie, Pineapples Island Fresh Cuisine, Short n Sweet Bakery, Sodexo Campus Dining Services, Sweet Cane Café and Wiki Fresh.
The concert and dancing begin at 7:30 p.m. Guests can dance on the Performing Arts Center stage or enjoy the music and other guests’ dance moves from the comfort of a seat. The Hot Club’s unique sound of gypsy jazz reflects the inter-wartime collection of cultures as Fontaine’s mix of sweet and sultry songs adds a touch of beauty and authenticity that echo the historic Ville-Lumière, “the city of light.”
Surprise Boxes filled with prizes donated by local businesses will be available for $15.
“We are grateful to our corporate sponsor GW Construction for their generous support,” noted PAC Manager Lee Dombroski. “The proceeds of this event will benefit the UH Hilo Performing Arts Center Scholarship Fund, a fund established at the UH Foundation, by generous donors from our community. This fund was established to support the Center’s educational outreach programs.”
Tickets are $45 and available by calling the UH Hilo Box Office at (808) 932-7490 or ordering online at artscenter.uhh.hawaii.edu.