Weekend Picks – April 8, 2010

Lei Chic
Lei Chic's guide to the weekend's best events.

Emeril Fo’ Real
What: Get a live cooking lesson from super Chef Emeril Lagasse or attend one of two dinners he’s hosting at the two-day Kahala Food and Wine Classic.
When: E Komo Mai Dinner Friday, 6 to 10 p.m.; cooking demo Saturday, 11 a.m. to 12 p.m.; Kama’aina Affair dinner, Saturday, 6 to 10 p.m.
Where: Kahala Hotel, 5000 Kahala Ave., Honolulu
Details: Dinners $150 a person, cooking lesson $100. Email foodandwineclassic@kahalaresort.com or call 808.739.8760 for reservations.

All Mixed Up? Don’t Know What to Do?
What: Then jam out to the alt-rock music of hit band 311.
When: Tonight and Friday, 7 p.m.
Where: Pipeline Café, 805 Pohukaina St., Honolulu
Details: Tickets $38 or $70 for VIP seating. Book them here.

Up in the Air
What: Learn to fly this weekend at an aerial acrobatics workshop with Cheetah Platt at Samadhi Hawaii. Classes range from beginner to advanced.
W hen: Beginner/intermediate class Saturday, 9 to 10:45 a.m. Advanced class is Friday 7:15 to 9 p.m. and Sunday 9 to 10:45 a.m.
Where: Boca Hawai‘i, 330 Cooke St., Honolulu
Details: $45 per class. Private lessons for 1-3 students also available. Call 323.454.3151 or email cheetah@aerialrevolution.com to reserve.

What: The future isn’t plastics, it’s portables. Architect Jennifer Siegal talks about her vision mobile, pre-fab spaces dominating future design.
When: Tonight, 6 to 7:30 p.m.
Where: UH Manoa School of Architecture Auditorium, Room 205, 2410 Campus Rd. (on University Avenue)
Details: For more, see the event listing here.

Good as Gold
What: Cash in your old gold to shop at Jessica’s Traveling Boutique's shopping event. The Gold Refinery will be on site, and you can spend your newfound cash on clothes by obi, Costa Blanca, Andie Hart, and Ginger G, and shoes from Deuces Hawai'i.
When: Saturday, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Where: Hapa Grill, 590 Farrington Hwy., Kapolei
Details: More details on the event here.

Your Breast Fit Ever
What: Get your girls fitted and lifted by the pros at Nordstrom, and for every bra you buy they’ll donate $2 to the Susan G. Komen cancer foundation. While you’re there, make an appointment with a makeup artist to check out Bobbi Brown’s new line.
When: Bra fittings Friday and Saturday, 9:30 a.m. to 9 p.m. Makeup appointments Friday and Saturday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Where: Nordstrom, Ala Moana Center
Details: Click here to RSVP for both events.