6 Must-Attend Events: November 17-23
This week: Watch a Broadway musical, enjoy a unconventional fashion show and learn about the state’s most endangered historic places.
It’s Restaurant Week!
Are you ready to dine out? Dozens of restaurants, from high-end eateries to casual ones, are having promotions, discounts and special menu items this week only. And the best part is that your participation will be supporting Hawai‘i’s Culinary Institute of the Pacific.
See the menus at restaurantweekhawaii.com.
Hawai‘i’s Most Endangered Historic Places Pau Hana
Thursday, November 20
Enjoy light refreshments while learning about the Historic Hawai‘i Foundation’s current list of the Most Endangered Historic Places in Hawai‘i. The pau hana takes place in one of its formerly endangered, now saved places, the newly renovated IBM Building.
$10, IBM Building Courtyard, 1240 Ala Moana Blvd., Honolulu, historichawaii.org.
An Unconventional Fashion Show
Thursday, November 20
UH Mānoa and HCC students and local artists share their fashion designs based around some variation of fiber art and unconventional materials. Get there early to view the Fiber Hawai‘i exhibit, and to grab a drink and some food from participating vendors, before the fashion show begins at 7 p.m.
5 to 9 p.m., Honolulu Museum of Art School Linekona Gallery, 1111 Victoria St., Honolulu, hawaiicraftsmen.org.
Friday, November 21
Artists will converge at The Arts at Marks Garage for a night filled with variety-show acts, burlesque dance, comedians, magicians, acrobats and pole dancers.
$10 advance, $15 at the door, Doors open at 8 p.m., The Arts at Marks Garage, 1159 Nu‘uanu Ave., Chinatown, eventbrite.com/o/the808wonderland-6861735259.
The Midtown Men
Saturday, November 22 to Sunday, November 23
Are you a fan of ’60s music? Four stars from the original cast of Broadway’s Jersey Boys make up this cast, performing a lively concert with songs from The Beatles, The Rascals, Motown and The Four Seasons.
$37, Hawai‘i Theatre, 1130 Bethel St., Honolulu, 528-0506, hawaiitheatre.com.
A Concerto for Two Pianos
Sunday, November 23
Conductor David Stewart Wiley and pianists Christina and Michelle Naughton perform at Blaisdell Concert Hall this weekend as part of Hawai‘i Symphony Orchestra’s season lineup. The Naughtons, twin sisters, will perform a piano duo of Beethoven’s Symphony No. 6, Hovhaness’ Mysterios Mountain Symphony No. 2 and Poulenc’s Concerto for two pianos in D minor. Arrive at 3 p.m. for a discussion on the pieces being performed.
$32-$90, 4 p.m., Blaisdell Concert Hall, 777 Ward Ave., Honolulu, hawaiisymphonyorchestra.org.