Thursday, July 17, 2008

Weekend Picks - July 17, 2008

www.leichic.comLei Chic’s guide to the weekend’s best events.

Art Me Up

What:The last few days to see the latest paintings from local artist Isis Godfrey-Byrne, a collection of ethereal, impressionist land, sea and sky scenes.

When: Through Sunday

Where: Cedar Street Galleries, 817 Cedar Street, Honolulu

Details: Call the gallery for more info, 808.589.1580 or visit

Pure and Sample
What: Fashionista’s Market brings back the first full-scale sale since March. All new inventory on the racks for up to 80 percent off retail. Find brands like Jully Kang, Ed Hardy and others, plus a portion of the proceeds benefit the Autism Foundation.
When: Sunday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Where: Cupola Theater, second floor, Honolulu Design Center
Details:Check out for more info.

Freeze the Day
What: The new Yogurtland shop serves up 16 flavors of self-serve frozen yogurt (including a plain-tart for fro yo aficionados) with a buffet of toppings, and all priced by weight.
Where: 1810 University Avenue (in the old Volcano Joe’s location)
Details: Check for the full menu and more info.

Head of the Glass
What: One-day classes to learn glassblowing techniques and make your own drinking tumblers, paperweights and other pieces.
When: Saturday 8-12 or 1-5, or Sunday 9-3
Where: Island Glassworks, 171-A Hamakua Drive, Kailua
Details: Register in advance for the classes by calling 808.263.4525. Get more info at

See Level
What: The Vegas-scale Waikiki Nei doesn’t open until Tuesday, but the nightclub at the show’s venue, Level 4, opens its doors this weekend.
When: Saturday, 7:30 p.m. to 4 a.m.
Where: Fourth floor, Royal Hawaiian Center
Details: Call 808.931.6200 or visit

Christmas in July
What: T minus five months til Christmas. Really. Red Pineapple boutique brings out all the Christmas decorations, gifts and even cookies and tea for a two-day sale this weekend. Spend $20 on Christmas trimmings and take home a coupon to use this winter when you check your list the second time.
When: Saturday and Sunday, all day
Where: Red Pineapple boutique, Ward Centers
Details: Call the store for more info, 808.593.2733 or visit

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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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