Weekend Picks – July 17, 2008


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

Art Me Up

What:The last few days to see the latest paintings from local artist Isis Godfrey-Byrne, a collection of ethereal, impressionist land, sea and sky scenes.
When: Through Sunday
Cedar Street Galleries, 817 Cedar Street, Honolulu

Details: Call the gallery for more info, 808.589.1580 or visit www.cedarstreetgalleries.com


Pure and Sample
What: Fashionista’s Market brings back the first full-scale sale since March. All new inventory on the racks for up to 80 percent off retail. Find brands like Jully Kang, Ed Hardy and others, plus a portion of the proceeds benefit the Autism Foundation.
When: Sunday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Where: Cupola Theater, second floor, Honolulu Design Center
Details:Check out www.fashionistasmarket.com for more info.

Freeze the Day
What: The new Yogurtland shop serves up 16 flavors of self-serve frozen yogurt (including a plain-tart for fro yo aficionados) with a buffet of toppings, and all priced by weight.
Where: 1810 University Avenue (in the old Volcano Joe’s location)
Details: Check www.yogurt-land.com for the full menu and more info.

Head of the Glass
What: One-day classes to learn glassblowing techniques and make your own drinking tumblers, paperweights and other pieces.
When: Saturday 8-12 or 1-5, or Sunday 9-3
Where: Island Glassworks, 171-A Hamakua Drive, Kailua
Details: Register in advance for the classes by calling 808.263.4525. Get more info at www.islandglassworks.com

See Level
What: The Vegas-scale Waikiki Nei doesn’t open until Tuesday, but the nightclub at the show’s venue, Level 4, opens its doors this weekend.
When: Saturday, 7:30 p.m. to 4 a.m.
Where: Fourth floor, Royal Hawaiian Center
Details: Call 808.931.6200 or visit www.waikikinei.com/nightlife.html

Christmas in July
What: T minus five months til Christmas. Really. Red Pineapple boutique brings out all the Christmas decorations, gifts and even cookies and tea for a two-day sale this weekend. Spend $20 on Christmas trimmings and take home a coupon to use this winter when you check your list the second time.
When: Saturday and Sunday, all day
Where: Red Pineapple boutique, Ward Centers
Details: Call the store for more info, 808.593.2733 or visit www.redpineapple.net