Thursday, July 14, 2011

Weekend Picks - July 14, 2011

Lei ChicPaddle
Moon River
What:
Explore the North Shore under the full moon with this half-mile river tour. It's not for beginners, but you have a day to brush up on your kayak or stand-up paddling skills before the Friday night event.
When: Tomorrow, 8 - 10 p.m.
Where: Haleiwa
Details: $30 a person if you need to rent a board or kayak. $10 if you bring your own. The fee includes the tour, refreshments, and a glow stick. Reservations are required at 808.637.9887.

Sing
So Long, Fare Well
What:
You've always thought the only thing missing from The Sound of Music was, well, you. So indulge in your Eidel-vice with Hawaii Theatre's sing-a-long version complete with a gift bag of props, a chance to razz the nazis, and a costume competition. It's like Rocky Horror Picture Show with more Julie Andrews and fewer leather corsets.
When: Tomorrow and Saturday, 7:30 p.m. Sunday, 2:30 p.m.
Where: Hawaii Theatre,
Details: $17 includes your props. Check Hawaii Theatre's website for more information.

Lei Chic Buy
Stone Cold Deal
What:
Katrina Cordova is offering her gorgeous gemstone, sterling silver and gold-fill jewelry at 40 percent off. Order three pieces or more for an additional 10 percent off.
When: Now until Friday
Where: View the collection on Katrinacordovadesigns.com, then e-mail kcordova@hawaii.rr.com
Details: Make sure to check out Katrina's three-stone drop necklace, burnout pendants, and leather bracelets with inspirational words stamped on silver.

Cook
晚餐和一场电影 (Translation:Dinner and a Movie)
What:
Add a dash of Chinese culture to vegan dishes at the launch of food and film events at Still & Moving Center. After the cooking lesson, feast your eyes on the delectably filmed Ang Lee classic Eat, Drink, Man, Woman.
When: Saturday. Cooking class is 3 - 5 p.m., the film begins at 6:30 p.m.
Where: Still & Moving Center, 1024 Queen St.
Details: The cooking class costs $35 and reservations are required by today. Call 808.397.7678. The film is open to all for $5.

Lei Chic Watch
Royal Rewind
What:
She wore a maple leaf hat! She rewore her engagement dress! They donned sweatshirts! Relive the royal couple's 11-day jaunt through the U.S. and Canada in two minutes flat. Just make sure to turn down the volume so your boss doesn't hear about Kate's costume changes.
Details: Can't get enough? Check out Canadian CTV's special site which includes day-by-day breakdown, daily photo galleries, and videos.

Shop
Plead a Fifth
What:
20 percent off all clearance swimsuits on Victoriassecret.com with code SPLASH20. There is still a good selection of suits with some pricing as low as $17. Just keep in mind, shipping and handling to Hawaii will be at least $11.
When: Expires today.

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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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