Thursday, April 15, 2010

Weekend Picks - April 15, 2010

Lei Chic
Lei Chic's guide to the weekend's best events.

Surf Gala-rie
What: The Green Room, a new urban surf-inspired art gallery, opens in Waikiki. Opening night gala events include free pupus, music by local singer-songwriter David Tamaoka and local indie rock band Linus, plus art demos and signings by Heather Brown, Clark Little and Sho Watanabe.
When: Friday, 5 to 11 p.m.
Where: 2350 Kalakaua Ave., Waikiki.
Details: Music events start at 5:30 p.m., art demos and signing at 8:30 p.m. For more information call 808.924.4404. Image courtesy:

Cabaret in Wonderland
What: Alice in Wonderland takes a naughty twist in VarieTease: Alice in Chinatown, a burlesque show by the Cherry Blossom Cabaret. Watch Alice chase the White Rabbit to local haunts like 39 Hotel, Mercury Bar and SoHo.
When: Friday and Saturday, 7:30 p.m.
Where: The ARTS at Marks Garage, 1159 Nu‘uanu Ave., Chinatown
Details: Age 18 or older suggested. Tickets are $20 at the door, $15 in advance from For more info, click here.

Gourmet Twofer
What: BOGO free on a meal at Stage restaurant to celebrate the eatery’s third birthday.
When: Now through Saturday, April 24
Where: Stage, 2nd floor, Honolulu Design Center, 1250 Kapiolani Blvd., Honolulu
Details: Discount for food items only. Reservations encouraged, call 808.237.5429.

Make Them LOL
What: You can laugh or be laughed at during the stand-up open mic night at Laughtrack Theater. Featuring new talent and local comedy celebs.
When: Tonight, 7:30 to 10 p.m.
Where: Laughtrack Theater, 1123 Bethel St., Chinatown
Details: Sign up early for a spot on the stage. For more details, email or call 808.384.3362.

Pimp Your Ride
What: Get biking gear for steals and deals at the annual Island Triathalon & Bike Swap Meet. A percentage of the earnings benefits the Kamehameha Schools triathalon club.
When: Saturday, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Where: St. Mark's Church, 539 Kapahulu Ave., Honolulu
Details: To just go in and buy, $5 entry. Have stuff to sell? Call ahead and get a table for $10 ($5 to set up a bike). To reserve a table or for more info, call 808.732.7227.

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Lei Chic is a daily email and shopping blog that plugs you into Hawaii's newest and hottest boutiques, designers, trends, spas and salons, and more. You'll also discover all the cool events, dinners and sales happening around town in our Weekend Picks every Thursday. With Lei Chic, you'll get the inside scoop on what everyone will be talking about tomorrow – in your inbox today.

Lei Chic associate editor Natalie Schack has been a cultural anthropology student,museum worker bee and dabbler in graphic design. When she isn't scouting new fashion, compiling to-do lists or crafting puns, Natalie spends her free time dreaming up elaborate picnic ideas; "researching" via YouTube tutorials, blogs and Instagram; and dusting off her pith helmet for the next adventure life throws her way.

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