Thursday, May 7, 2009

Weekend Picks - May 7, 2009
Lei Chic's guide to the weekend's best events.

Home Stretch
What: Local pro surfer Rochelle Ballard releases her yoga DVD, “Surf Into Yoga,” and celebrates at two weekend parties. Saturday, head to Bar 35 to check out yoga dancers with a live DJ and tropical drinks to sample. Then Sunday, bring the family and head to the North Shore for live acoustic music by John Swift, free massages, pupus, drinks, yoga art and a screening of Ballard's DVD.
When: Saturday, 8 p.m. to 2 a.m. and Sunday, 6:30 to 10:30 p.m.
Where: Bar 35, 35 N. Hotel Street, Chinatown (Saturday); Bonzer Front, 66-452 Kam. Hwy, Waialua (Sunday)
Details: For more info visit

Tarte Me Up
What: A weekend of complimentary makeovers and color matching with Tarte cosmetics' new ReCreate foundation.
When: Friday, 1 to 6 p.m., and Saturday, 12 to 6 p.m.
Where: Sephora Pearlridge Uptown (Friday) and Sephora Ala Moana Center (Saturday)
Details: Free. For more info, call Sephora Pearlridge at 808.487.0660 or Sephora Ala Moana Center at 808.944.9797

Try Something Wild
What: Taste the new Wild Rock Wines from New Zealand at the Humanitarian Happy Hour launch party. For every glass purchased, a donation is made to Surf Aid International. While you’re there, check out an exhibit of surf photographers’ pics, a wine seminar, live music, guest DJs and prize giveaways from Billabong, Dakine and Wild Rock.
When: Tonight, 6 p.m.
Where: Oceans 808, Restaurant Row
Details: Free. Call 808.386.1436 for more info.

Par-tea of Two
What: A fashion show of local designers from Hawai‘i Fashion Incubator and a luncheon tea from The Contemporary Museum Café at Tea for Two and TCM: Mom and You. The main event will showcase locally designed clothing and jewelry, plus vintage collections by Umee, Cloth, Zsuzsa B, Soozou, Sierra Dew, and Martinique.
When: Saturday, 11:30 to 2:30 p.m., trunk show follows until 4 p.m.
Where: The Contemporary Museum, 2411 Makiki Heights Drive
Details: Trunk show, free. Café reservations are recommended, call 808.523.3362 or click here for more information.

Seven Wonders

What: Shop 7 For All Mankind’s new spring line, featuring tops, dresses, jeans and skirts. While you shop, sip champagne, nibble on chocolate covered strawberries and enjoy the music of a live local DJ. Also view an exclusive artwork exhibit by the artists of NADA (The New Art Dealers Alliance).
When: Saturday, 2 to 5 p.m.
Where: 7 For All Mankind boutique, Royal Hawaiian Shopping Center
Details: Free. For more info call 808.926.1014 or check out

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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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