Thursday, January 14, 2010

Weekend Picks - January 14, 2010
Lei Chic’s guide to the weekend’s best events.

What: Hit up the Cartoon Cowboys Invade Chinatown for the opening reception of Richard Richardson’s art exhibition, a Roberta Oaks Resort and Spring fashion show, and the debut of jewelry line JB Friedman Design. Enjoy a live performance by the Girlfriends and jams from ADHDJ while digging into handmade pizzas and the bar’s extensive beer selection.
When: Tonight, 8 to 10 p.m., Roberta Oaks fashion show at 8:30
Where: Bar 35, 35 N. Hotel St., Chinatown.
Details: For more info, call 808.537.3535.

Girls' Night Out: All Dolled Up
What: Grab the girls and head to Pearl Ultralounge for Girls' Night Out: All Dolled Up. Enjoy happy hour appetizer and drink specials and free beauty bar treatments from Marsha Nadalin Salon and Spa, including manicures, massages, brow waxing, mini-makeovers and hair styling. Plus, enter to win one of five Lei Chic beauty gift bags, packed with cosmetics and fragrances from M.A.C., Estee Lauder, and Bare Escentuals.
When: Tonight! Doors open at 4:30 p.m. Happy hour from 4:30 to 8 p.m., beauty bar from 6 to 9 p.m.
Where: Ala Moana Center, Ho'okipa Terrace, Level 3
Details: 21+, free cover all night. For more info, call 808.944.8000 or click here.

Frock Out
What: Scoop up party frocks from Blaine Ashley' Private label & Blaque Label collections for $30 to $50 at her Eye, Try and Buy event.
When: Sunday, 6 to 8 p.m.
Where: Fresh Café, 831 Queen St.
Details: Cash or local check only. For more info, call 808.688.8055, email or click here.

Yo Mama
What: Know a mom or mom-to-be that's awe-inspiring or just plain cool? Enter her in Hawai‘i’s Next Hot Mama Contest, sponsored by Hot Mama and Baby Awearness. She could win over $1,000 in prizes, a spa package, and will reign as the new face of the Hot Mama boutique.
When: Now through Feb. 11
Where: To enter or nominate someone, click here
Details: For more info, call 808.988.0010.

What: Drop some early Valentine's hints, or just treat yourself to Allure's Mini Spa Day Special, where you'll receive an express facial, massage, and mani-pedi for just $130 (regularly priced at $173).
When: Now through Feb. 14
Where: Allure Hair Studio and Day Spa, 2801 E. Manoa Rd., Honolulu
Details: To book your appointment or for more info, call 808.988.3350. Book before Jan. 31 and receive a complementary makeup touch-up.

Locally Grown
What: Learn how to cook with all local, seasonal vegetables at the Malama Learning Center's macrobiotic cooking workshop, taught by Chef Leslie Ashburn. She'll be whipping up a beet salad over arugula, savory tempeh collard wraps with tahini sauce, and rainbow kale salad.  
When: Saturday, 9:30 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Where: Kapolei High School, 91-5007 Kapolei Hwy.
Details: $7. To register, email or call 808.542.9107.

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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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