Top 5 things to do this weekend (April 18-April 21)
PHoto: Courtesy Hawaii Polo
Wine Under Wings
Thursday, April 18
The Pacific Aviation Museum invites the public to an evening of wine tasting, creative food pairing and jazz entertainment. This fundraiser commemorates The Doolittle Raid during World War II.
6:30-8:30 p.m., $100 with $50 tax deductible for Museum fundraising efforts, 319 Lexington Blvd., pacificaviationmuseum.org, 441-1004.
Thread Hell at Kennedy Theatre
Friday, April 19
This award-winning play by Kishida Rio uses poetic language and dark imagery to explore the Japanese avant-garde movement. Focusing on female identity, this play gives voice to women in the textile mills who spin thread and reinvent their personal histories.
8 p.m., $24 general admission, $22 seniors, military and UH faculty/staff, $15 UHAA members, $5 UH Manoa students with ID, 1770 East-West Rd., hawaii.edu, 956-7655.
Contempo at The Honolulu Museum of Art
Saturday, April 20
Run away and join the circus with Contempo--a world of circus diversions and entertainments. Spectacles include fire breathers, jugglers, women body-painted as circus animals prowling about, several food stations and live music. Proceeds support the Honolulu Museum of Art programming.
7:30-11 p.m., $350, 1111 Victoria St., honolulumuseum.org/contempo, 532-6099.
Springtime in Paris
Saturday, April 20
Francophiles will love Brasserie Du Vin new event Springtime in Paris. Thre will be live French jazz, French cuisine, French cocktails and a fashion show by Catherine’s Closet Vintage Boutique. French attire is encouraged, as the best-dressed table will win a bottle of wine. Call or email firstname.lastname@example.org to make reservations.
5:45 p.m., $15 for special appetizer and cocktail package, 1115 Bethel St., 545-1115.
Hawaii Polo: Equus Hotel vs. Noh Foods
Sunday, April 21
Join the Hawaii Polo Club as it celebrates 50 years of polo by the sea. Enjoy live music and a skydiving exhibition during half-time as the teams Equus Hotel and Noh Foods battle for the Francis Brown Cup.
Gates open at 11:30 a.m., game begins at 2 p.m., $10 general admission, $8 military, $25 reserved Clubhouse seating, 68-585 Farrington Hwy., hawaii-polo.org, 220-5153.