Weekend Picks - September 23, 2010
A Little Italy
What: Hit up the Cinema Italiano in Hawai‘i opening night gala for the premiere of Bascilicata Coast to Coast, tasty bubbly and heavy Italian hors d'oeurves. Then swing back over the next few days to check out the rest of the festival's Italian films, which include We Can Do That, The Cezanne Affair, and Terra Madre.
When: Opening night gala, tonight, 5:30 p.m. to 8:15 p.m.; films will run through Sunday, September 26
Where: Kahala Theatres, 4211 Waialae Ave.; Opening night ceremony on rooftop above the theatres
Details: Opening night gala tickets, $40. Available for purchase at Adore, SoHa Living and Therapy Boutique. For more details and film synopses, click here.
eStyle Boutique Grand Opening Celebration
What: We gave you the scoop on the fab new eStyle Boutique just last week. This Sunday, get your shop on at the store's grand opening celebration and get 20 percent off of your entire purchase! You'll want to head down early, as the first 50 gals to spend $100 or more will receive a free swag bag. Plus, there will be light refreshments and goodie bag giveaways, while supplies last.
When: This Sunday, Sept. 26, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Where: eStyle Boutique, 98-029 Hekaha St., Harbor Center Suite 13, Aiea
Details: Mention Lei Chic when you spend $30 or more and get eStyle Bucks to put toward your next purchase. To keep up to date on all of the awesome sales and new arrivals at eStyle Boutique, like them on their Facebook page by clicking here.
Flea For All
What: Browse cool retro collectibles, like vintage cameras and music equipment, and score awesome local art and fashions at this month's Art & Flea event. Snap up jewelry from I Am Designs and accessories from Catwings Couture, and check out a photobooth by Firebird Photography. Then stick around for music by KTUH DJs and Sick Tyte.
When: Tonight, 5 to 11 p.m.
Where: Fresh Café, 831 Queen St., Honolulu.
Details: $1 entrance fee. For more info, click here
What: Hit up the Chinatown Get Down event and get entry to five of Chinatown’s best bars for just one cover. Your $10 wristband gets you into Bar35, thirtyninehotel, The Manifest, Indigo and NextDoor. Get your drink on and hit the dance floor to music by the Architechs' resident DJs, G-Spot, DJ Davey, Sovern-T and more.
When: Friday, 9:30 p.m. to 2 a.m.
Details: Tickets available at www.groovetickets.com. For more info click here
That's the Ticket
What: There's just a few days left to get your tickets for the Fashionista’s Market Closet Swap – they sell out every year! Simply drop off your gently used clothing and accessories, and you’ll get tickets redeemable for the same amount of items. On the day of the event, enjoy a champagne breakfast, prize giveaways and games as you swap with fellow fashionistas.
When: Saturday, Oct. 9, 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Where: Luana Hills Country Club, 770 Auloa Rd., Kailua
Details: $30. Tickets must be purchased by Sept. 29. Items must be dropped off by Oct. 6. For more info, call 808.537.1115 or visit Fashionista’s Market Boutique at 1185 Bethel St.
What: Try out the newest beauty tools on the market this weekend at Sephora Ala Moana’s Tool Time event. They’ll be doing free 25 minute facial treatments featuring the Pore-Fector Gadget and the Clairsonic Sonic Skin Care System.
When: Friday and Saturday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Where: Sephora, Ala Moana Center, Level 2.
Details: Call 808.944.9797 to reserve an appointment
What: Swap leftover costumes, wigs, accessories, etc. in the Boo-Yah Halloween Costume Swap. We don’t know what you should expect, but the potential hilarity alone will probably make this swap worth it.
When: Saturday, 3 to 6 p.m.
Where: The Venue, 1146 Bethel St., Chinatown
Details: Free if you bring items to sell/swap, or a $5 Foodbank donation. More info here