Thursday, January 17, 2013

Six reasons to do something this weekend

Weekend Picks - January 17, 2013

Lei Chic Shop
Oh My Posh
What:
Sip mimosas while scoring major deals on Posh Pua swimwear at a special trunk show. The entire 2013 collection will be 20 percent off this Saturday, including the popular Lena crochet top in Orchid ($48, shown left), plus score 50 percent off anything in the 2012 collection.
When: Saturday, 11 a.m.-2 p.m.
Where: San Lorenzo Bikinis, Pucks Alley, 2600 S. King St., #104.
Details: Cash and credit cards accepted. All sales final.


Enter
Shoot to Thrill
What:
Enter the Honolulu Zoo Society's amateur photography contest for a chance to win $250, a VIP behind-the-scenes tour and your winning photo on the cover of Honolulu Zoo's magazine, Zooview. Photos must be taken at the zoo between now and May 2013 in one of four categories (mammals, birds, reptiles and animals), be 8 by 12 inches in size and submitted with a mat and frame.
When: Entries will be accepted May 24-25, 10 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
Where: Honolulu Zoo, 151 Kapahulu Ave.
Details: Entries will be accepted on a first come, first served basis with no more than 150 entries per category. Email photocontest@honzoosoc.org to confirm your participation. Entry fee is $7 adults, $5 ages 12-17, free for keiki ages 4-11. All proceeds go to the zoo's Animal Conservation Fund. Click here for full details.

Lei Chic Attend
Brown and Out
What:
View North Shore artist Heather Brown's latest work at the "Paper and Cotton" art show. On display: never-before-seen linocuts, silkscreens prints and releases from her High Tide Surf Art clothing line, including a special limited-edition T-shirt.
When: Tomorrow, 6-9 p.m.
Where: Greenroom Hawaii, 2350 Kalakaua Ave., #A6.
Details: Click here to view the Facebook event listing.

Explore
Third Eye Finds
What:
Third Fridays Kaimuki kicks off 2013 with a full night of events, including:

  • Free lash twirling and $10 mini glam makeovers at Maleana Cosmetics, 3705 Waialae Ave., #203,
  • Refreshments, live music and keiki activities at Drift Boutique, 3434 Waialae Ave., #4,
  • Lauren Roth art opening, 40 percent off select merchandise, wine and a live DJ at Mod Vintage, 1154 Koko Head Ave.,
  • 20 percent off everything with an additional 10 percent off purchases over $100, plus free wine and cocktails at Sugarcane Shop, 1137 11th Ave., #101.

When: Tomorrow, 6-9 p.m. for most venues.
Details: Click here for a full list of participating businesses, events and deals.

Explore
Night at the Museums
What:
Two Museums and a Royal Palace returns, this time with a spotlight on Hawaiian music. Pay one fee to gain entrance to Bishop Museum, Honolulu Museum of Art and Iolani Palace while enjoying live performances by Na Hoku Hanohano Award winners Paula Fuga, Maunalua and Waipuna. And don't worry about traffic or parking - free shuttle buses will transport you between venues.
When: Tomorrow, 5-9 p.m.
Details: $10 adult residents, $19.95 non-residents, free for ages 17 and under. Click here for a full schedule.

Lei Chic Listen
Try Me a River
What:
In case you missed it, Justin Timberlake released his first single in more than five years this week. According to Billboard.com, Suit & Tie is expected to sell between 330,000 and 350,000 downloads by Sunday and could very well top the Hot 100 chart next week (it debuted this week at No. 84 with just two days of airplay).
Details: Take a break and have a listen here.

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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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