Weekend Picks – August 13, 2009

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

Pure Jean-ius
What: Locally designed Allison Izu denim, created specifically to fit petite frames (under 5-foot-6), is now avaialble to order online. Get 10 percent off on purchases over $100 — the discount even applies to already marked down items. Plus, get free shipping and return shipping, so you can try on a few styles and sizes and return what doesn't fit.
When: Starting today.
Where: Shop online at www.allisonizu.com
Details: Use code  AIOPEN809 at checkout.


Nice Call

What: Stop counting minutes on your mobile plan and get the Mobi PCS Unlimited Nationwide Family Plan: 3 lines for $99 with unlimited local, long distance and nationwide calling. Add an additional line for just $23. Mobi's dropped call rate is less than 1%, and over 97% of customers would recommend Mobi PCS to friends or family. Sign up now and get a FREE bluetooth headset with any new activation.
When: Limited time offer begins TODAY. Available while supplies last.
Where: Mobi PCS stores on Oahu, Maui, Molokai, Kauai and Big Island. For specific locations go to mobipcs.com  or call 688-MOBI.
Details: Print this Lei Chic email and take it into your Mobi PCS store or dealer to receive a FREE Samsung WEP-450 bluetooth headset with new activation. Offer available while supplies last, some restrictions apply, see store for details.

Reel Fun

What: Get a preview screening of some of the films coming to the next Hawai‘i International Film Festival, plus check out 10 trailers from other films scheduled for the festival.

When: Tonight, 4:30 to 7:30 p.m.
Where: SoHo Mixed Media Bar, 80 S. Pauahi Street.
Details: Free for 21+. Call 808.697.2463 for more info.

What: Sip and shop at the Bouteaque party, with tea and
tasty desserts (homemade English scones, cupcakes and parfaits). Plus, check out looks from local designers Kisa Kosmos and Kitty Chow vintage-inspired threads.
When: Wednesday, August 19, 5:30 to 8:30 p.m.
Where: Tea at 1024, 1024 Nu‘uanu Avenue.
Details: Entry fee, $5. Call 808.521.9596 for more info.

Art Attack
What: Check out some of the island's emerging artists at an art sale featuring works from UH's current and recent grad students. The show, "Stimulus: Creativity is Never in Recession," has more than 20 works including photography, film, drawings and mixed media. While you browse, enjoy a live DJ, wine samples from Fujioka's Wine Times, and $5 Grey Goose drink specials. The show is a student effort to aid a recent budget cut — a portion of proceeds go to UH's Department of Art and Art History.
When: Friday, 5 to 9 p.m.
Where: SoHo Mixed Media Bar, 80 S. Pauahi Street.
Details: Free. For more info call 808.688.8813.

Just Say Spa-ahhh
What: Score deals of up to half off on laser services such as hair removal and anti-aging facials at Honolulu MedSpa during their 8th anniversary sale.
When: Sale runs August 17 to 22.
Where: 1650 Liliha Street, Suite 102.
Details: To schedule an appointment call 808.528.0888 or for more info click here.