April 16, 2009
Weekend Picks - April 16, 2009
April 15, 2009
The good news: your tax return is (finally!) signed, sealed, and in the mail.
The bad news: there’s no fat IRS refund check coming your way.
So just say no to taxation without intoxication, and head to the... Read more »
April 14, 2009
Luck of the Draw
Back in high school, your best subjects were daydreaming and doodling – aside from lunch, of course. Sounds like the resume of a Most Unlikely to Succeed ballot winner.
But not in the case of local girl Christy Chung, whose free-form line drawings developed into her ccdoodle collection of tees, tanks and dresses.
The garments themselves couldn’t be simpler – soft cotton, solid colors – but they work as a canvas for her graphic sketches. Each... Read more »
April 13, 2009
You've Got Nail
Lots of good things last just a few days. The post-facial glow. The box of Girl Scout cookies. Your paycheck.
And, sadly, your manicure.
But pro surfer Emilia Perry is an expert in making short-lived fun – like riding waves – last longer. She also knows how to make a perfect manicure last for weeks – at the North Shore’s Atlantis Salon, Perry is the only manicurist on the island who does Minx Nails, a new polish alternative that heat bonds a super-thin film of color to your nails.
It comes in the standard reds, pinks and mauves, but you can... Read more »
April 9, 2009
Weekend Picks - April 9, 2009
Lei Chic’s guide to the weekend’s best events.
April 8, 2009
As a kid, decorating Easter eggs brought out your inner Monet-in-training. You wielded the wax crayon and Paas kit like a pro, turning out multi-hued eggs at every dip.
So you’d be, um, egg-static to find one of Volcano artist Dania Zempel’s eggshell artworks in your basket this Sunday.
With large-sized goose, emu and ostrich eggs as her canvas, Zempel creates intricately filigreed designs that deserve display case treatment. Each shell is drained and bleached before Zempel gets to work with a high-power dentist’s drill. She’ll etch intricate patterns, or cut out lacy... Read more »