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Heading to Chicago for a weekend of Hawaiian Music, Hula and Fun!

Tuesday, July 23, 2013

Jason Poole, Accidental Hawaiian Crooner, Halau i Ka Pono, Chicago, chicago hula, oak park, oak park hula, family fun festival

Aloha, gang!

Are you going to be in the Chicago area this weekend?

I’ll be heading Chicago on Thursday to join up with Kumu Hula June Kaililani Tanoue and Hālau i Ka Pono for a weekend of Hawaiian music, hula and fun!

There will be several public events over the course of the weekend–and you are invited to attend all of ‘em!

First Up:  On Friday, July 26th, the hālau will be giving a free hula performance (with live music!) at Chicago’s legendary Millennium Park at the Family Fun Festival.  Look for us in the Family Fun tent at 1:00 PM .  (I had the chance to perform at this event last year and it was tons of fun for the whole family!)

A perfect way to spend the afternoon on Aloha Friday!

Next:  On Saturday, July 27th,  please join us for an evening of multi-cultural music and dancing, hosted by Hālau i Ka Pono.  A fundraiser to benefit Oak Park’s sole educational resource for hula instuction.

I’ll be performing with some awesomely talented folks!  Tribal dancer, Danielle Meijer will be sharing a Javanese temple dance.  Chicago mezzo, Czerina Salud, will be sharing beautiful Hawaiian songs.  And, of course, you’ll see lots of beautiful hula by Hālau i Ka Pono!  (And knowing Hawaiian events, there will be plenty of time to talk-story and have fun when the performances have ended.)

The showcase will be from 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM at the Zen Life & Meditation Center in Oak Park.  Here’s a link with all of the details:

And finally:  On Sunday, July 27th, I am honored to be speaking about Hawaiian Music, Culture and Meditation at the Zen Life & Meditation Center in Oak Park.  The Sunday Morning Zen Meditation is from 9:00 AM -10:00 AM.  Here’s a link to the center’s website for details:

So it’s a weekend that promises to be FULL OF ALOHA!

And we could all use some Aloha, right?

Looking forward to seeing you soon, Chicago friends and family!

Right on.

2 Responses to “Heading to Chicago for a weekend of Hawaiian Music, Hula and Fun!”

  1. Nicole Thibadeaux says:

    Bon Voyage!