Weekend Picks - October 20, 2011
The HIFF List
What: The awards are out and you have just one more chance to catch the Hawaii International Film Festival's top pick for documentary, Splinters. Ride along on the emotional journey of two New Guinea surfers, confident Angelus and shy Ezekiel, as they try to rip their way into the pros.
When: Splinters shows for the last time tonight, 4 p.m.
Where: Regal Theatres, Dole Cannery A
Details: Tickets are $12 for general admission online . Check out the film schedule on HIFF's website , and don't overlook the free screenings such as Saturday morning's showcase of shorts (including a Kauai 11 year old's film called "The Annoying Chicken" ) by middle and high school students from Hawaii and around the world.
Good to Grow
What: Switch your drive-through dinner for hot plate lunches, homemade Kahlua and pumpkin cheesecake, and fresh produce from Hawaii farms at Kapolei's first ever farmer's market.
When: Tonight, 3 - 6:30 p.m.
Where: Kapolei High School, in the parking lot off of Fort Barrette Road.
Details: For a full list of vendors and more information, check its website or call 808.692.8200.
In the Noe
What: Get your name on a pair of original Noelani Designs earrings by being the first to scoop up her charming new semi-precious stone styles featuring starfish, bird, or shell dangle. The earrings make their debut at the Taro Festival.
When: Sunday, 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Where: Haleiwa Farmers' Market, the intersection of Joseph P. Leong Bypass and Kamehameha Highway.
Details: While you're waiting, pick up one of Noelani's spirit necklaces online and 15 percent will go to the Keep-A-Breast Foundation.
Shooting the Curl
What: See what it takes to capture your favorite surf snapshots in an updated version of the short film The Shorebreak Art of Clark Little then learn from the artist himself with a question-and-answer session.
When: Tomorrow, 7 - 9 p.m.
Where: University of Hawaii-Manoa Art Building Auditorium, 2500 Campus Rd.
Details: The session is free. You can get more information on UH's website.
Man of Fashion
What: Don your vintage Gucci and settle in to watch the Oprah Winfrey Network's documentary on Tom Ford. Cameras gained top-secret access behind the scenes as Ford got ready to make his big comeback with his Spring 2011 collection.
When: Sunday, 5 p.m. then again at 8 p.m.
Where: Oprah Winfrey Network, Channel 343 on digital cable.
Head to Red Competition
What: Sit down with some tasty pairing dinners at Brasserie du Vin. Tonight, pair four tasty courses such as rack of lamb with pumpkin hash and duck breast with autumn beers. Then Wednesday, duck confit, seared scallops, and rabbit au vin with four wines will leave you sipping pretty.
When: Hops & Grinds dinner, $50 - tonight, 6 p.m.
Wine dinner, $65 - Wednesday, 6 p.m.
Where: Brasserie du Vin, 1115 Bethel St.
Details: Call 808.545.1115 for reservations.
What: Get on your feet and ready to punk it out with No Suck Festival's Monster Mash party. Catch The Blue Ribbons, 13th Legion, and other bands live and if you arrive in costume you'll be entered for a special prize.
When: Tomorrow, 9 p.m.
Where: Mercury bar, 1154 Fort Street Mall.
Details: $3 admission. Find more information on No Suck Festival's website.