Sugar Rats Disco
Hawai‘i Loa Campus
Through Nov. 17
An exhibition of work by Vince Hazen will open at the HPU Art
Gallery. For more information, call 544-0287.
Downtown and Hawai‘i Loa Campus
Relax and enjoy Fridays on campus with planned events and entertainment.
For more information, call 544-0277.
Music on the mall
Take an afternoon break and enjoy some live music on upper
Fort Street Mall. For more information, call 544-0277.
Music & Dance
Every Wed. at 9 p.m.
Come to Pipeline for “Latin Fever” every Wednesday.
DJs will be spinning salsa, merengue, cha cha, bachata, reggae,
and Latin house in two separate rooms. Complimentary dance
classes will be given from 9-9:30 p.m. by Jerome Ramos.
Jazz Minds Art & Café
Offers live jazz six nights a week, Monday through Saturday,
at 1661 Kapiolani Blvd. For more information, call 945-0800.
At the Contemporary Museum
Artists of Hawai‘i
First Hawaiian Center
Through Oct. 3
In honor of the 100th anniversary of the Filipino immigration
to Hawai‘i, this exhibition brings together artists of
Filipino descent who either currently live and work in Hawai‘i
or who have moved away but retain a strong connection to
the Hawaiian islands. For more information, call 526-0232.
Dreaming of a Speech Without Words: The Paintings and Early
Objects of H. C. Westermann
Through Nov. 19
Dreaming of a Speech Without Words also includes early painted
objects, sculptures, and drawings, many of which have never
been shown publicly. Through a dialogue between and among these
early works, the exhibition attempts to shed light on Westermann’s
enthusiasm for painting in the beginning of the 1950s and the
implications this had for his development as an artist best
known at the end of the decade for his finely crafted wooden
sculptures. For more information, call 526-0232.
Kamau Pono IX
Oct. 6 at 7 p.m.
Tony Conjugacion and Halau Na Wainohia present a very special
concert this year as they celebrate the life of a formidible
musical force in Hawaiian and choral music- Leila Hohu Ki‘aha.
Tickets are available at the box office for $23. For more information,
Celebrate the Arts
Throught Oct. 21
Historic preservationist, author, arts philanthropist, and
civic volunteer Nancy Bannick will be honored with the Alfred
Preis Award for 2006. Entertainment will be provided by Grammy
Award-winning Daniel Ho, with Halau Hula Ka No‘eau, Iolani
School Orchestra, Randy Drake, George Kahumoku, Herb Ohta Jr.,
and Dean Taba. Fore more information, call 533-2787.
Hawai‘i Theatre Docent Tours
Tuesdays at 11 a.m.
Experience Hawai‘i’s history as you tour the renovated
Hawai‘i Theatre, built in 1922 and proclaimed the “Carnegie
Hall of the Pacific.” A mini-concert on the Robert Morton
Theatre Organ is included as Honolulu’s past comes alive
thanks to trained docents who share colorful anecdotes about
this jewel of Chinatown.
At the Academy of Arts
Trade Taste and Transformations: Jingdezheng Porcelain for
Through Oct. 8
Chinese porcelains made for Japanese use and taste in the
early-17th century is the subject of this exhibition of
more than 50 ceramic
plates, boxes, and bowls. The exhibition illustrates the
impact of Chinese decorative schemes on wares made specifically
Japan and illustrate the impact of Japanese taste on the
shape of vessels.
Tattoo Traditions of Hawai‘i: Origional Drawings
by Jacques Arago
Through Nov. 5
Over 40 donated original drawings by Arago in this exhibition
with 18 that have been rarely shown. This display sheds new
light on the customs of dress and tattoo in ancient Hawai‘i.
For more information, call 532-8700.
Enriched by Diversity
Ongoing through 2006
Tuesday - Saturday at 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
A semi-permanent installation featuring two- and three-dimensional
works by over 250 Hawai‘i-based artists from the Art
in Public Places Collection. Inspirational themes in the installation
revolve around rediscovering Hawaiian heritage, Asian roots,
social consciousness, the land, sea, and cultural traditions.
Tour and Tea
Tours are led by volunteer docents that have completed a rigorous
two-year training program. Visitors will explore the galleries,
learn more about art and culture, and socialize over a cup
of tea. Discussions in the galleries offer insight into many
cultures and time periods. For more information, call 532-8700.
Films at the Doris Duke Theatre
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upcoming films. To subscribe, send an e-mail to email@example.com.
For more information, call 532-8700.
House of Sand (Casa de Areia)
Oct. 2, 3, 4, 5 at 7:30 p.m.
Oct. 3, 4, 5 at 1 p.m.
This film follows the life and events of strong-willed and
indomitable set of mothers and daughters over 70 years. Watch
as the actresses perform different roles of what it means to
be a mother and daughter.
Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown (Mujeres Al Borde
De Un Ataque De Nervios)
Oct. 6 at 1, 4, and 7:30 p.m.
The film follows Pepa as she goes through the trials and tribulations
of a failed relationship with her lover, Ivan. Through her
crazy adventure, she meets many of Ivan’s family and
All About My Mother (Todo Sobre Mi Madre)
Oct. 8 at 1 and 7:30 p.m.
After dealing with her son’s death, Manuela drives to
Barcelona to find his father. Through her journey, she forms
a bond with another woman who deals with just as many crises.
Talk to Her (Hable Con Ella)
Oct. 10 at 1 and 7:30 p.m.
Adapted from The New Yorker, this film follows two men that
are drawn together by a common task: taking care of women who
have fallen into a coma. Shot in a new subdued style, the film
brings audiences through the past and present.
Oct. 15 at 1., 4, and 7:30 p.m.
This twisted and funny film takes an unflinching look at the
link between sex, death, and religion. It’s a fast moving,
disturbing, erotic, and undeniably brilliant in a way most
American audiences may not be prepared for, but should certainly
Chai’s Island Bistro
Aloha Tower Market Place
Come and enjoy a night of exquisite dining and hot nightly
Broadway at Shanghai Bistro
Every Fri. and Sun at 8 p.m.
Broadway at the Bistro is a live entertainment cabaret show
that stars Don Conover at the keyboards and vocalist Rex Nockengust.
Admission is $20. For reservations, call 955-8668.
32nd Annual Intertribal Pow Wow
Oct. 7 & 8 at 10 a.m. - 5
The American Indian Pow Wow Association invites everyone
to attend this free event that will feature competition dancing,
drumming, singing, arts and crafts, and food. Volunteers
are also available for those who are interested. For more
information, call 734-8018.
Girls Who Surf
Kapolei White Plains Beach
Oct. 8 at 3 p.m.
Interested in learning how to surf? This surf clinic teaches
everyone young and old how to surf. Their business operates
within the local community so they take it as their responsibility
to serve it. Cost is $50 for a lesson, surfboard, leash, and
rashguard. For more information, call 371-8917.
WWE Returns to Honolulu
Oct. 20 at 7:30 p.m.
RAW and ECW join forces for the ultimate event! Tickets are
on sale now at the Blaisdell box office. For more information,
Filipinos in Hawai‘i
Through Nov. 27 at 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Celebrating the Filipino Centennial, this exhibit will feature
performing and visual arts, artifacts, and other aspects of
this unique culture. General admission to this event is $14.95
with special prices for kama‘aina. For more information,