Weekend Picks – February 25, 2010

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

Gaga for Raw Raw Ra-ah-ah
What: Learn to cook tasty, healthy meals without actually cooking. Two classes hosted by raw food meal service Licious Dishes will show you how to follow raw food principles and make Onion Flat Bread, Basil Tomato Olive Spaghetti with Sundried Tomato Marinara, Zucchini Linguini with Noni Alfredo and Marinated Mushrooms (pictured), and Kafir Papaya Banana Taffy with Raspberry swirls. Plus, take home a box lunch of your creations.
When: Saturday, 4 to 6:30 p.m., Sunday 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Where: Saturday at Eat Cafe at Gentry Pacific Center; Sunday at Kale's Natural Foods, Hawaii Kai
Details: Classes are $45, and seats are limitied to 20 per class. Call 808.536.9680 to register or click here for more info.

Modern Love
What: Art After Dark returns after a three-month hiatus with Mad For Modern. Sip cocktails and pupus from Town restaurant, check out the new exhibit From Whistler to Warhol: Modernism on Paper, and get your portrait done – live sketching and photographers will be on hand to give you an arty memento of the evening.
When: Friday, 6 to 9 p.m.
Where: Honolulu Academy of Art, 900 S. Beretania St.
Details: Click here for more info.

Design Inspiration
What: UH seniors in the fashion program stage a runway show of their creations, plus showoff styling makeovers, all to raise funds for their department.
When: Tonight, 6 to 9 p.m.
Where: Cupola Theater at the Honolulu Design Center, 1250 Kapiolani Blvd.
Details: Tickets, $20, students, $5. Buy tickets online at www.hnlnow.com

Eat For A Cause
What: Dine at 12th Avenue Grill on Community Plate Night and 15% of all checks will be donated to the Red Cross to help efforts in Haiti.
Where: 12th Avenue Grill, 1145 12th Avenue, Kaimuki
Monday, March 1
etails: Make reservations by calling 808.732.9469.

Shopper's Delight
What: Snag new arrivals and sweet markdowns at the Jessica's Traveling Boutique Showroom Sale. Check out goodies from Silpada Jewelry and indugle in waxing services at half off and $5 lash perms courtesy of BeautiGoddess.
Where: JTB Showroom, 3705 Waialae Ave. 2nd Floor, Honolulu
Saturday, 1 to 4 p.m.
Details: For more info, call 310.428.4478 or click here.