ECA to hold Hawaiian cultural event featuring slack key and hula masters Oct. 25

Moanalani and Keola Beamer.

Edmonds Center for the Arts will hold its first outreach program of the 2013-2014 season on Oct. 25, featuring slack key and hula masters Keola and Moanalani Beame. The duo will conduct a special demonstration to precede their 7:30 p.m. performance at ECA, Mālama Ko Aloha: Keep Your Love.

This is a free, all-ages welcome, Hawaiian cultural event, presented in partnership with the Edmonds Senior Center and Áegis Living of Edmonds, will run from 11 a.m.-noon at the Senior Center, located at 220 Railroad Ave. Áegis Living of Edmonds will be providing refreshments and hors d’oeuvres after the event. RSVP for this free event in person at Edmonds Senior Center, or by phone at 425-774-5555.

Community members of all ages are invited to learn about the Hawaiian concepts of “aloha” – living in harmony with others – and “mahalo” – living in gratitude. Keola Beamer will also share a few songs, with Moanalani dancing hula.

Tickets to the evening performance of Mālama Ko Aloha: Keep Your Love at ECA, which stars Keola Beamer, Native American flutist R. Carlos Nakai, jazz pianist Geoffrey Keezer and Moanalani Beamer, may be purchased through the box office at 425-275-9595 or online at



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