Inside the Forest: W.S. Merwin, Ulalia Woodside & Gene Argel
Type: Island Culture
Date: Sunday, February 10, 2013-Sunday, February 10, 2013
Location: Hawaiian Islands - Maui
Address: Maui Arts & Cultural Center, 1 Cameron Way, Kahului , HI, 96732
Venue: Castle Theatre
“Only a forest can make a forest,” says U.S Poet Laureate and two-time Pulitzer prize winner W. S. Merwin. He will read his own work about the evolution of the forest and sustainable ideas.
“Through timeless chants, we access the wisdom of the kupuna, and explore their relationship with the forest realm,” says Ulalia Woodside, kumu hula and land planner/ manager. She will chant Kau Ka Halia: A Memory Appears.
Author and ecologist Joan Maloof will present tales of her journey to protect America's forests, speaking about “A Path to Beauty: The Ecology of Ancient Forests.”
Maui pianist and composer Gene Argel’s first ensemble work with 12 musicians, Alights on a Cloud, will premiere as a composition created for the forest as inspiration and teacher.
For more information, visit www.mauiarts.org