Weekend Picks – July 24, 2008


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

Clothes Make The Man
What: UH grad Dan Weaver, who advanced through three rounds of Project Runway interviews in 2007, debuts his latest collection and throws an after party. Order the pieces you like, as well as T-shirts and accessories online after the show.
Friday, doors open at 8; show starts at 9; after-party begins at 10
Details: Tickets for both show and after-party are $15, standing room only is $7, at www.dw.bigcartel.com.
The Loft, 115 N. Hotel Street (between Maunakea and River streets), Chinatown

The Deadbeat Club
What: The Deadbeats perform their jazzy, hip-hop, vibey sound every week. Stay for the second set, in case the breakdancers show up. Listen to song clips here.
When: Wednesdays. Doors open at 8, show starts at 10.
Where: Jazz Minds Cafe, 1661 Kapi'olani Blvd. (makai side, near Atkinson)
Details: Free before 9. After that, $5.

Blame it on Rio
What: Markdowns on all bikinis at the sidewalk sale at Brazilian Showroom. Forty percent off everything outside, 20 percent off everything inside.
When: Saturday and Sunday, all day
Brazilian Showroom, 3588 Waialae Avenue, Kaimuki
Details: Call the store at 808. 735-7537  or visit www.brazilianshowroomhawaii.com

Bride and Joy
What: Free evening workshops for brides-to-be covering all aspects of wedding planning, from hair and makeup to photos to reception locations. One-day classes to learn glassblowing techniques and make your own drinking tumblers, paperweights and other pieces.
When: Wednesdays starting July 30, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.
Where: Kaka'ako Conference Room at Ward Warehouse
Details: Check www.wardcenters.com

Ruff and Ready
What: Sale on locally made Shaka Dog dog collars for online purchases only. Buy three and get a fourth free.
When: Through Sunday
Details: View styles and place orders online at www.shakadoghawaii.com

Tattoo You
What: Body Art Xposed at Honolulu Design Center showcases local tattoo artists' work. Stick around for live music, DJs and $5 cocktails.
When: Friday, beginning at 9:30 p.m.
Where: Cupola Theater, second floor Honolulu Design Center, 1250 Kapi'olani Blvd.
Details: Call 808.237.5462 or check www.honoluludesigncenter.com for more info.