Thursday, October 7, 2010

Weekend Picks - October 7, 2010


Lei ChicHouse of Style
What: Get glamified while you shop at House of Aria’s A Night of Beauty & Fashion event. Receive complimentary hair styling and mini makeovers, and doll up your nails with an affordable manicure courtesy of Jusebox. Then peruse marked down tags from Indah and Wildfox Tee’s, and snag cute new arrivals from Audrey 3+1, Lush and Urban 1972.
When: Saturday, 5 to 9 p.m.
Where: 98-450 Kamehameha Hwy., Suite 3, Pearl City
Details: For more info, call 808.626.5982, or visit www.houseofaria.net

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Jamba Juice’s New Fruit Bowls and Hot Coffee Drinks
What: Tired of spooning up the same boring breakfast? Dig into one of Jamba Juice’s new blended fruit bowls. Exclusive to Hawai‘i, the Lava Bowl — an exotic mix of pineapple juice, soymilk, frozen yogurt, pineapple sherbet and strawberries, topped with bananas, coconut and almonds, and the Pomegranate Bowl — a refreshing blend of pomegranate juice, strawberries, peaches and bananas topped with organic granola, bananas and almonds, are healthy pick-me-ups. Complete your power meal with Jamba Juice’s new Hot Blends coffee, available in tasty flavors like Vanilla Coffee Whirl and Mocha Marvel, or its new organic coffee, all freshly brewed by the cup. Mornings are beginning to look bright!
When: Available now!
Where: The Lava Bowl and Pomegranate Bowl are available at all Hawai‘i Jamba Juice locations (excluding the UH Campus). The coffee selections are available at the Kahala Mall, Ward Gateway, Moanalua Shopping Center and Financial Plaza in Downtown Honolulu locations.
Details: For more info and to view the complete menu, visit www.jambajuice.com.

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Art's Cool
What: Hit up Fishcake and check out Kagu + Noe, the home boutique's latest gallery show featuring kagu (furniture) designed by UH Manoa students. The works were created for a "Tall Tables" assignment themed around the importance of size and mobility. Plus, check out charcoal and pastel works by Noe Tanigawa, and furniture by artists and designers Mark Chai, Myqi, Eric Chun, Logan White and Rivera Torres.
When: Opening reception, tonight, 6 to 8 p.m.; show runs through November 25
Where: 307 C Kamani St., Honolulu
Details: For more info, call 808.593.1321

Reel Time
What: It's your last chance to take advantage of the University of Phoenix's Taste of HIFF before the festival officially starts next week. Enjoy a showing of Platform, one of last year's top films, get a sneak peek at upcoming HIFF films and enter for a chance to win free tickets to a HIFF screening of your choice.
When: Friday, 7 p.m.
Where: University of Phoenix, Topa Financial Center, 745 Fort St. Room 101/102
Details: Free. For more info, call 535.9099 Ext.104

New Bloom
What: Not diggin’ your current home décor? Swing by the grand opening of Magnolia, a brand new home goods store brimming with unique European antiques, and kitschy home and garden accessories. While there, get a taste of the Mediterranean from Magnolia’s in-store Olive Oil Boutique stocked with oils from Spain and Italy.
When: Saturday, 10 a.m.
Where: Kahala Mall, 4211 Waialae Ave., Honolulu
Details: For more info, call 808.734.2200

Make It Work!
What: Calling all aspiring fashion designers! Missed your chance to have Tim Gunn as your mentor? Show off your sewing skills in Rule the Runway, a Bella Project fundraiser. Participants will have one month to transform an out-of-date prom dress into a modern, hip design. Finalists will showcase their looks in a fashion show judged by local experts at The Venue. The winner scores a trip to a neighbor island, including air and hotel.
When: Applications accepted until October 22; fashion show, November 17
Where: Interested participants should contact Amanda Ross at 808.271.0644 or thebellaproject@yahoo.com.
Details: Free to enter. Must be 18 years of age or older. Rule the Runway ticket availability will be announced shortly.

Live From New York
What: Hit up the Mu‘umu‘u Heaven boutique and check out a collection of light-and-dark-inspired pop art paintings by New York artist Tony Shortway. Nibble on pupu from Town and sip on libations from Ono Pops co-creator Josh Welch.
When: Saturday, 4 to 8 p.m.
Where: 767 Kailua Rd., Kailua
Details: For more info, call 808.263.3366.

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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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