LANAI -- Lanai continues its visiting artist program, now in its
eighth year, with an array of events and musical performances.
The Lanai Co., operator of the Lodge at Koele and the Manele Bay
Hotel, provides the events free to guests and the public. Creative
Leisure International is the program's co-sponsor. The following
lectures, performances and cooking classes, scheduled through
September, will be held at one of the two properties.
March 27; Jay McInerney, author of "Bright Lights, Big City" and
April 10; Anne Lamott, author of "Bird by Bird" and the recently
published "Traveling Mercies: Some Thoughts on Faith."
April 14: Ensemble Galilei, Celtic chamber music.
May 1: Armistead Maupin, author of "Tales of the City."
May 2: Hollywood producers David Wolper and Grant Tinker and actors
James Woods, Thomas Gibson ("Dharma and Greg"), Scott Wolf ("Party
of Five") and John O'Hurley ("Seinfeld").
May 22: A showing of "Damien," a recently restored film about
Father Damien, made at Kalaupapa in the 1950s.
June 10: Maui Chamber Music Festival Quartet.
June 14: Bucky Pizzarelli, jazz guitarist.
June 15: Scott Tenant, classical guitarist with the Los Angeles
Guitar Quartet, performing with Adam del Monte, flamenco guitarist.
June 19 and 20: Chef Alfred Portale of New York's Gotham Bar &
July 10 and 11: Chef Gordon Hamersley of Hamersley's Bistro,
July 12: Gaelic Storm (performed in the movie "Titanic"), Irish
Aug.7: Paul Levine, author of the Jake Lassiter crime series.
Aug. 21 and 22: Chef Thierry Rautureau, Rover's, Seattle.
Sept. 4 and 5: Chef Jamie Shannon of Commander's Palace, New
Sept. 25. David Brown, producer of "Jaws," "A Few Good Men" and
"Angela's Ashes," and Helen Gurley Brown of Cosmopolitan magazine.
For further information, call the Lanai resorts at (800) 321-4666
or Creative Leisure at (800) 413-1000.