ARTS AND CRAFTS
Calendar Demonstration: 11 to 11:30 a.m. tomorrow and noon to 12:30 p.m. Thursday at Ben Franklin Enchanted Lake. Free. Call 261-4621.
Kadomatsu Workshop: 9 a.m. to noon Monday at the Japanese Cultural Center of Hawaii. Cost: $60; $50 for JCCH and Temari members (18 and over). Call 945-7633, ext. 29, or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
New Year’s Party Hats Demonstration: Noon to 12:30 p.m. Monday at Ben Franklin Enchanted Lake. Create cute and festive hats using your favorite scrapbooking paper. Free. Call 261-4621.
New Year’s Card-Making Demonstrations: 2 to 2:30 p.m. Monday and Tuesday at Ben Franklin Pearl City. Free. Call 455-1909.
Beethoven’s Ninth: 4 p.m. Sunday at the Blaisdell Concert Hall. Features the Honolulu Symphony Orchestra and Oahu Choral Chorus. Free. Tickets available at the Blaisdell Center Box Office.
New Year’s Eve at The Veranda: 6 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. Thursday at the Kahala Hotel and Resort. Featuring a jazz trio and David Swanson. Reservations required; call 739-8760.
Atlantis Navatek: Departs at 10:30 p.m. Thursday from Pier 6 at Aloha Tower and returns at 12:45 a.m. Live entertainment, dancing, appetizers, desserts, champagne and viewing of Aloha Tower’s fireworks show. Cost: $155 general admission; $180 for premium window seating (21 and over). Call 973-1311.
Star of Honolulu: New Year’s Eve cruises aboard the 1,500-passenger ship offer views of the Waikiki coastline and include dinner, champagne toast, party favors, entertainment, dancing and viewing of Aloha Tower fireworks. Departs at 10:45 p.m. Thursday at Aloha Tower Marketplace, Pier 8. Three packages available; prices begin at $155 general admission ($125.55 for kamaaina and military). Call 983-7827 or visit www.starofhonolulu.com.
Starlet: New Year’s Eve cocktail and dance cruise aboard the 340-passenger ship kicks off with a champagne toast and offers live Hawaiian music and dancing, ending with an ocean view of the fireworks show at Aloha Tower. Departs at 10:45 p.m. Thursday at Kewalo Basin, Slip 4. Cost: $70 general admission ($52.50 for kamaaina and military); 21 and older welcome. Call (877) 742-7893.
Wet‘n’Wild Hawaii: 10:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Thursday at Wet‘n’Wild Hawaii, 400 Farrington Highway. Enjoy rides and games during the day, followed by a “Teen Dance Zone” from 4 to 6 p.m. and a fireworks display by Grucci Brothers at 6 p.m. Cost: $19.99 with clothing donation to Big Brothers Big Sisters of Honolulu. Call 674-9283.
Hawaiian Times Square Celebration: 7 p.m. Thursday at Aloha Tower Marketplace. Ends with a choreographed fireworks show simulcast to music over Honolulu Harbor at midnight. Enjoy waterfront dining, store specials and live entertainment. Free. Call 566-2337 or visit www.alohatower.com.
Ihilani Resort and Spa: Midnight Jan. 1 at 92-1001 Olani St., Kapolei. Resort grounds open to hotel guests only. Call 679-0079.
Waikiki: Midnight Jan. 1 along Waikiki Beach. Free. Call 923-1094.
F&M’s White Party: 8 p.m. Thursday at Apartm3nt, Century Center. All-white attire is required for entrance; dinner and bottle service reservations available. Call 955-9300.
New Year’s Eve Circus: Featuring special guest DJ Harvey, 8 p.m. Thursday at thirtyninehotel, 39 N. Hotel St. Cover: $20, includes midnight champagne toast, party favors and a balloon drop. Call 599-2552.
Twenty-Ten: Hosted by Artist Groove Network, No Way Out, Level H Promotions, Furious Styles and HPELive, 8 p.m. Thursday at Oceans808, Restaurant Row. Cover: $20, includes midnight champagne toast and party favors. Call 587-5838.
The Countdown: 9 p.m. Thursday at LEVEL4 Nightclub, Royal Hawaiian Center. Cover: $25; black and white attire requested. Call 926-4441.
Foam Party: 9 p.m. Thursday at SoHo Mixed Media Bar, 80 S. Pauahi St. No dress code; one room will remain dry throughout the evening. No cover; call 688-8813.
New Year’s Eve at the Hyatt: 9 p.m. Thursday at the Hyatt Regency Waikiki Beach Resort, Elegant Dive. Enjoy views of the fireworks and a digital display of the countdown to 2010. No cover; call 237-6222.
New Year’s Eve Silver & Gold Affair: Featuring DJ Shango, 9 p.m. Thursday at 4Play Nightclub, 99-016 Kamehameha Highway. Cover: $10. Call 688-6208.
Oceanfront Studio 54: 9 p.m. Thursday at RumFire and the Edge of Waikiki, Sheraton Waikiki. Cover: $45, includes ball drop and midnight fireworks display. Call (866) 716-8109.
Waiting for the Sun 2: With DJs G-Spot, Scarrd, Tide, Trancis, Errick, Rayne, Trypticon and KSM, 9 p.m. Thursday to 6 a.m. Jan. 1 at the Warehouse, 441 Koula St. Cover: $15. Visit www.oospot.com.
Feel the Vibe: 6 p.m. to midnight Jan. 2 at Hawaiian Brian’s Billiards, 680 Kapiolani Blvd. High school students are invited to an all-ages dance party with Rusty Russ and DJ Kutmaster Spaz; the first 100 paid admissions will receive a free T-shirt from 88Tees. Cover: $10. Call 946-1343.
New Year’s at Noon: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday at the Hawaii Children’s Discovery Center, 111 Ohe St. Cost: $10 general admission; $8 for kamaaina and military; $6 for seniors (with valid ID). Call 524-5437 or visit www.discoverycenterhawaii.org.
Ravenchase: The Quest for Father Time: 7 p.m. Thursday in downtown Honolulu. Take part in an “adventure race” by Ravenchase Hawaii and solve a mystery using a treasure map, gadgets and hidden clues to make your way to an after-party in time for the new year. Includes pupu buffet, open bar, champagne toast, entertainment and fireworks. Cost: $125. Call 266-0478 or 203-8963; or visit www.fathertimerace.com.
Marine Corps League’s New Year’s Eve Comedy Show and Auction: 8 p.m. Thursday at the Kaneohe Klipper Golf Center Fairways Ballroom & Lanai. Features comedy by Bo Irvine, live auction, heavy pupus and dancing. Tickets: $60 general admission; $75 VIP. Call 254-7563.
Year of the Tiger Hatsumode and Blessing: midnight to 5 p.m. Jan. 1 at the Hawaii Kotohira Jinsha-Hawaii Dazaifu Tenmangu, 1239 Olomea St. Complimentary bowls of ozoni mochi soup well be offered from midnight to 2 a.m. and from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The “Shishimai” lion dance, in which one gets his or head “bitten” for good luck, will be performed from midnight to 2 a.m. and from 10 a.m. to noon. Call 841-4755 or visit www.e-shrine.org.
New Year’s Mochitsuki Festival 2010: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Jan. 9 at the Honbushin International Center, 95-030 Waihonu St. Experience the Japanese family tradition of mochi pounding to give thanks for the previous year and pray for health and happiness in the new year. Call 623-7693.
New Year’s Ohana Festival: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Jan. 10 at the Japanese Cultural Center of Hawaii and Mo‘ili‘ili Field. Food, crafts, keiki games and activities, entertainment and cultural demonstrations. Free. Call 945-7633.
>> The Happy Fridays with Soulution and DJ Kutmaster Spaz, 5 p.m. at Coconut Willys, Waikiki Beach Walk. Call 921-9000.
>> Get Fresh, 9 p.m. at Indigo. Cover: $10. Call 591-2900.
>> DJ Diamond, 10 p.m. at Oceans808. Cover: $10. Call (936) 554-6965.
>> Fource with guest Roscoe Umali, 10 p.m. at Diamond Head Grill. Cover: $10. Call 922-3734.
>> Beautiful with Russell Tanoue, 6 p.m. at Pearl Ultralounge. Call 944-8000.
>> Hawaiian Style Saturdays, 9 p.m. at Lisas House, 3250 Ualena St. Cover: $5. Call 836-7668.
>> Royale Saturdays, 10 p.m. at Red Lion Waikiki. Cover: $5. Call 923-1234.
>> Starstruck, 10 p.m. at 4Play Nightclub, 99-016 Kamehameha Hwy. Cover: $5 to $10. Call 485-8226. 18+
>> The Business of Networking, 6 to 9 p.m. at Pacific Home, 420 Ward Ave. Cover: $10 to $20. Call 596-9338.
>> Do It Til Youre Satisfied with DJs Nocturna, Sniper Wells, Rhombus and Lana Deejay, 6 p.m. at Indigo. No cover. Call 521-2900.
>> Ultimate Ladies Night, 6 p.m. at Oceans808. Call 296-9393. 23+ Read more
>> Bruce Hamada Trio: 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. today at Diamond Head Grill. Cover: $5. Call 342-8232.
>> eight0eight: 7 to 10 p.m. today at Kincaids; also 8:30 p.m. to midnight Saturday at Gordon Biersch. No cover. Call 294-2112 or 599-4877.
>> Melveen Leed: 7 p.m. today at Chais Island Bistro. No cover. Call 585-0011.
>> Maunalua: 4 to 6 p.m. tomorrow at Dukes Waikiki. No cover. Call 922-2268.
>> Ben Vegas and Maila Gibson: 5:30 to 9 p.m. tomorrow at Gordon Biersch. No cover. Call 599-4877.
>> Na Palapalai: 7 p.m. tomorrow at Chais Island Bistro. No cover. Call 585-0011.
>> Johnny Helm Duo: 8:30 to 11:30 p.m. tomorrow; also 8 to 11 p.m. Sunday at the Cheesecake Factory. No cover. Call 924-5001.
>> Kapena: 9 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. tomorrow at Gordon Biersch. No cover. Call 599-4877.
>> Brother Noland: Noon Saturday at the Mission Houses Museum. Free. Call 447-3912.
>> 30 Toes: 4 to 6 p.m. Saturday at Dukes Waikiki. No cover. Call 922-2268.
>> Danny Couch: 7 p.m. Saturday at Chais Island Bistro. No cover. Call 585-0011.
>> Cultural Crossroads: Featuring the Hawaii Pacific University International Chorale and Vocal Ensemble, Chamber Orchestra, Symphonic Band, Jazz Ensemble and Hula Ensemble, 7 p.m. Saturday at Central Union Church. Free. Call 544-1127.
>> Young Organists Concert: 7 p.m. Saturday at the Lutheran Church of Honolulu. Donations accepted. Call 221-9608.
>> 4D: 9:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. Saturday at Bobs Sports Bar. No cover. Call 263-7669.
>> Hawaii Youth Opera Chorus: 2 p.m. at the Blaisdell Concert Hall; part of the HYOCs 19th annual spring fundraiser, Na Leo Hone. Tickets: $20 to $50. Call 591-2211.
>> Hawaii Youth Symphony II: 4 p.m. Sunday at the Pearl City Cultural Center. Tickets: $10 general; free for keiki under 18 years old. Call (877) 750-4400.
>> Ledward Kaapana: 4 p.m. Sunday at Waikiki Beach Walk. Free. Call 921-6839.
>> Henry Kapono: 4 to 6 p.m. Sunday at Dukes Waikiki. No cover. Call 922-2268.
>> Punahou Chamber Music Orchestra: 4 p.m. Sunday at Dillingham Hall, Punahou School. Free. Call 944-5829.
>> Simplisity: 5 p.m. Sunday at Waikiki Beach Walk. Free. Call 921-6839.
>> Jazzy Jay: 6 p.m. Monday at the Honolulu Club. No cover. Call 543-3900.
>> Jerry Santos and Hoku Zuttermeister: 7 p.m. Monday at Chais Island Bistro. No cover. Call 585-0011.
>> Shawn Ishimoto Duo: 8 to 11 p.m. Monday; also 8 to 11 p.m. Wednesday. No cover. Call 924-5001.
>> Honolulu Symphony Youth Concerto Competition Winners: 9:30 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. Tuesday; also 9:30 a.m. and 10:45 a.m. Wednesday at the Blaisdell Concert Hall. Call 469-4126.
>> Absolut Joy: 6 p.m. Tuesday at the Honolulu Club. No cover. Call 543-3900.
>> Lawrence Kidder Duo: 8 to 11 p.m. Tuesday at the Cheesecake Factory. No cover. Call 924-5001.
>> Brothers Cazimero: 7 p.m. Wednesday at Chais Island Bistro. No cover. Call 585-0011.
>> David Yamasaki and Cheryl Bartlett: 6 p.m. next Thursday at the Honolulu Club. No cover. Call 543-3900.
>> Hawaii Youth Symphony Academy: 3 p.m. May 2 at the Kaimuki High School Auditorium. Free. Call 941-9706.
>> University of Hawaii Gamelan Ensemble: 7:30 p.m. May 2 at the Barbara Smith Amphitheater, UH-Manoa. Tickets: $12 general, $8 students and seniors. Call 956-8742.
>> 65 Years of Aloha: Featuring Allison Chu, James Dearth, Laura Taimasa, Manu Mook, Mihana, Stan Nakasone and more, 11:30 a.m. May 3 at the Ward Warehouse Amphitheater. Free. Call 949-3989.
>> Chuck James Jazz Cabaret: 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. May 7 at Diamond Head Grill. Cover: $5. Call 342-8232.
>> Dan Freedman: 7:30 p.m. May 23 at Atherton Studios, 738 Kaheka St. Tickets: $15 to $25; all ages welcome. Call 955-8821.
>> An Afternoon of Jazz: Featuring Iolani Schools stage bands and special guests Arturo OFarrill and New Yorks Afro-Latin Jazz Orchestra, 4 p.m. May 24 at the Hawaii Theatre. Tickets: $10. Call 943-2244.
>> A-OK: Alden Levi and Kimo Opiana, 9:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. Fridays at Lisas House Sports Bar. Call 836-7668.
>> Mel Amina: 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Fridays at Moana Terrace, Waikiki Beach Marriott Resort. No cover. Call 922-6611.
>> Tito Berinobis and Billy Beimes: 8:30 to 11:30 p.m. Saturdays at Chart House Waikiki. No cover. Call 941-6660.
>> Mark Caldeira: 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Saturdays at Moana Terrace, Waikiki Beach Marriott Resort. No cover. Call 922-6611.
>> Gabe AKU Compehos: 7 to 10 p.m. Wednesday at J Bistro & Wine, Double Tree Alana Hotel. Call 951-3138.
>> Country Living Band: 7 to 10 p.m. every other Saturday at the Elks Club. No cover. Call 923-1726.
>> Guy Cruz: 7 to 10:30 p.m. Thursdays at Gordon Biersch. No cover. Call 599-4877.
>> Dean and Dean: 9:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. Fridays; also 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Sundays at Chart House Waikiki. No cover. Call 941-6660.
>> Kelly Boy and Kalena DeLima: 7 to 10 p.m. Thursdays at P.F. Changs Waikiki. Call 628-6760.
>> Ali Garcia: 6 to 8:30 p.m. Sundays and Tuesdays at Mexico Lindo Restaurant; also 6 to 8:30 p.m. Mondays and Thursdays at Mexico Restaurant. No cover. Call 263-0055 or 845-9059.
>> The Geezers: 6 p.m. Sundays at Hanks Cafe; also 7 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays at Arnolds Waikiki and 7 p.m. Thursdays at Nashville Waikiki. Call 526-1410, 924-6887 or 926-7911.
>> The Groove Doctors: 9:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. Saturdays at BluWater Grill. No cover. Call 395-6224.
>> Holunape: 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesdays at Aku Bone. Call 589-2020.
>> Island Music Wednesdays: 9 p.m. to midnight at Ryans Grill. Call 591-9132.
>> Jazz Wednesdays: 6 p.m. Wednesdays at the Honolulu Club. No cover. Call 543-3900.
>> Johnny Williams Trio: 8 to 11 p.m. Wednesdays at Hanks Cafe Honolulu. Call 526-1410.
>> Ka Moana Trio: 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday Oct. 7 and 21 at the Banyan Veranda at Westin Moana Surfrider. No cover. Call 922-3111.
>> Kaukahi: 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Fridays at Kani Ka Pila Grille. No cover. Call 924-4992.
>> Kawika Kahiapo and Martin Pahinui: 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Thursdays at Kani Ka Pila Grille. No cover. Call 924-4992.
>> Sonny Kalua: 4 to 7 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays at the Loi Lounge, Waikiki Beach Marriott Resort and Spa. No cover. Call 922-6611.
>> Ka Momi: Featuring Gobbles, Ala, Hoo and Tony Malacas, 10 p.m. to midnight Fridays and Saturdays, Canoe Hut Lounge, Pacific Marina Airport Inn; also 9:30 to 11:30 p.m. Thursdays at Aku Bone. Call 836-1131 or 589-2020.
>> Mike Keale: 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Fridays at the Moana Terrace, Waikiki Beach Marriott Resort and Spa. No cover. Call 922-6611.
>> Weldon Kekauoha: 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesdays at Kani Ka Pila Grille. No cover. Call 924-4992.
>> George Kuo: 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Sundays at the Moana Terrace, Waikiki Beach Marriott Resort and Spa. No cover. Call 922-6611.
>> Kupaoa: 7 to 9 p.m. Mondays at Aku Bone. Call 589-2020.
>> Manoa DNA: 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Saturdays at Kani Ka Pila Grille. No cover. Call 924-4992.
>> Na Kama: 7 p.m. Mondays at Hula Grill Waikiki. Call 923-4852.
>> Cyril Pahinui: 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesdays at Kani Ka Pila Grille. No cover. Call 924-4992.
>> Pau Hana Mondays Talent Search: Hosted by Kimo and Kamuela Kahoano, 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Mondays at Kani Ka Pila Grille. No cover. Call 924-4992.
>> Pilikia: 6 to 9 p.m. Fridays at Chart House Waikiki. No cover. Call 941-6660.
>> Pilioha: 8 to 10 p.m. Wednesdays at Aku Bone. Call 589-2020.
>> Reggae Monday: 8 p.m. at the Chart House Waikiki. Call 941-6660.
>> Sonny Silva: 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Sundays at Uncles Fishmarket and Grill. No cover. Call 275-0063.
>> Rubber Soul: 7 p.m. Saturdays at the Elegant Dive Bar, Hyatt Regency Waikiki. No cover. Call 923-1234.
>> Soulbucket: 6 to 9 p.m. Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays at the Moana Terrace, Waikiki Beach Marriott Resort and Spa. No cover. Call 922-6611.
>> Sound Advice: 8 to 11 p.m. every second and fourth Tuesday at the W Honolulu. No cover. Call 922-1700.
>> Roy Sowders: 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Sundays at Uncles Restaurant. No cover. Call 275-0063.
>> Wednesdays at St. Andrews: A variety of chamber and choral music, 12:15 p.m. Wednesdays at St. Andrews Cathedral. Free. Call 524-2822, ext. 217.
>> Byron Yasui and Benny Chong: 7 p.m. Thursdays and Fridays at the Neptune restaurant. Call 922-1233.
To get listed, send items to: HILife, 500 Ala Moana Blvd., Suite 7-210, Honolulu, HI 96813; e-mail email@example.com; or fax 529-4750.
Children of Eden
The Book of Genesis is the foundation of this story about relationships between family members as portrayed through storytelling, music and dance.
>> Where: Maile Performing Arts Theatre, Kapiolani Community College
>> When: 7:30 p.m. today through Sunday
>> Cost: $10; $7 for keiki under 10 years
>> Call: 734-9748
The Glass Menagerie
Eden-Lee Murray and Rob Duval star in Joyce Maltbys superbly staged production of Tennessee Williams classic drama. Amanda Wingfield, a faded remnant of Southern gentility who lives with her son, Tom, and daughter, Laura, tries to pair Laura with Toms friend Jim, a gentleman caller Tom is badgered into bringing home to meet his sister.
>> Where: Paul and Vi Loo Theatre, Hawaii Pacific University, 45-045 Kamehameha Highway
>> When: 7:30 p.m. Thursdays; 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays and 4 p.m. Sundays through May 3
>> Cost: $20 general; $14 for seniors, students, military, HPU faculty and staff; $3 for HPU students
>> Info: 375-1282
As Bunny says goodnight to everything in the Great Green Room, all the fairy tale elements of the classic bedtime tale comes to life in grand musical fashion. Honolulu Theatre for Youth wraps up its season with the story by Margaret Wise Brown and Clement Hurd, with music and lyrics by Chad Henry. For ages 4 and up.
>> Where: Tenney Theatre
>> When: 4:30 p.m. Saturdays through May 16
>> Cost: $16 general, $8 for students and seniors
>> Info: 457-4254 or www.htyweb.org
He Reo Aroha
Maori theater company Tawata Productions combines drama and music in this love story of youths whose lives take different paths. Kaia, trained to sing and groomed for greatness, moves to Europe to lead a life of privilege and prestige, while Pascoe carries on the work of his father and mans a fishing boat.
>> Where: The ARTS at Marks Garage, 1159 Nuuanu Ave.
>> When: 8 p.m. April 30, May 6 and 7; 10 p.m. May 1 and 8; 2 p.m. May 2 and 9; and 4 p.m. May 3
>> Cost: $25 general, $20 for students, seniors and military
>> Info: 528-0506 or www.hawaiitheatre.com
Director/puppet-master Daniel Mew and the students of the Kawananakoa Drama Guild present a 30-minute dance performance featuring handmade luminous creatures that appear to swim, dance and fly under black light. Not recommended for younger audiences.
>> Where: Kawananakoa Backstage Theatre, 49 Funchal St.
>> When: 7 p.m. tomorrow and Saturday
>> Cost: $8
>> Info: 587-4430, ext. 287 (during school hours)
Plays reveal isle history
Hawaiian history is the common denominator as Kumu Kahua presents world-premiere performances of two plays by island playwrights. Kaluaikoolau is Kamuel DeMovilles poetic retelling of the true story of the man remembered as Koolau the Leper and his successful struggle to avoid being sent to Kalaupapa. K.H. Ontais Waiting for a King explores the options facing the Hawaiian people near the end of Kamehamehas reign as his son, his nephew and one of his wives each anticipated becoming the next ruler of Hawaii.
>> Where: Kumu Kahua Theatre
>> When: 8 p.m. May 14; continues 8 p.m. Thursdays through Saturdays and 2 p.m. Sundays through June 7
>> Cost: $16 general (discounts available for students, seniors and unemployed)
>> Info: 536-4111 or www.kumukahua.org
A Lesson Before Dying
Based on the novel by Ernest J. Gaines, this Actors Group production tells the tale of an innocent young black man awaiting execution for the death of a white man in 1948 Louisiana. A teacher who hopes to leave the South forever is persuaded to stay and help the convict find a reason to die like a man and not like a hog.
>> Where: 1116 Smith St.
>> When: 7:30 p.m. today and tomorrow; also 2 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. Sunday
>> Cost: $16 general, $14 for students and seniors, $12 for groups of 10 or more
>> Info: 722-6941 or www.taghawaii.net
The wildly popular musical hit, based on the songs of ABBA, tells the story of Donna, a single mom whose daughter, Sophie, is getting married. Having grown up not knowing the identity of her father, Sophie invites her mothers former lovers to their Greek island home in the hope that Dad will walk her down the aisle.
>> Where: Blaisdell Concert Hall
>> When: 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays through Thursdays, 8 p.m. Fridays, 2 and 8 p.m. Saturdays; and 2 and 7 p.m. Sundays from May 12 to 29; also 7:30 p.m. May 30
>> Cost: $40 to $85
>> Info: (877) 750-4400 or www.ticketmaster.com
The T-Shirt Theatre of Kalihi suggests that reading between the lines of Emily Posts notions of etiquette shows that holding the door open for someone might be a metaphor for listening with an open heart and mind.
>> Where: Farrington High School Auditorium, 1564 N. King St.
>> When: 7:30 p.m. tomorrow and 4:30 p.m. Sunday
>> Cost: Free
>> Call: 220-5003
Romeo and Juliet
Fifteen high school students from the Hawaii Young Actors Ensemble bring Shakespeares tragic love story to the stage. The ensemble is Hawaii Theatre Centers educational program that brings together youth from around Oahu to train, rehearse and perform classical theater. Recommended for grades 7 to 12.
>> Where: Hawaii Theatre
>> When: 7 p.m. today and tomorrow
>> Cost: $15 general, $12 for students, seniors, military and HTC members
>> Call: 528-0506
Singing in the Rain
Karen Meyer directs students from seven Oahu schools in a revival of the ever-popular stage version of the classic Gene Kelly film and yes, it does rain during the iconic Singing in the Rain dance number.
>> Where: Castle High School
>> When: 7:30 p.m. tomorrow and Saturday; also 2 p.m. Sunday
>> Cost: $15 adults, $10 for students, seniors and military
>> Info: 233-5626 or www.showtix4u.com
VarieTease: Feast of the Gods
Cherry Blossom Cabaret presents an encore performance of its latest theatrical show featuring the comical dance of the Phoenix, a spoof on Chinese lion dancing and Violetta Baretta as Kali, the Beautiful Destroyer.
>> Where: Loft Gallery & Lounge, 115 N. Hotel St.
>> When: 10 p.m. Saturday
>> Cost: $15
>> Call: 521-8008
Young Voices: The Stories and Music of Lanais and Molokais Youth
Students from Molokai and Lanai are joined by several special guests as they share original songs and stories that combine oral history and personal experiences.
>> Where: Paliku Theatre
>> When: 7:30 p.m. Saturday
>> Cost: $10
>> Info: 944-2697 or www.hsblinks.com/8d
Wiley and the Hairy Man
This adultified childrens classic, set in the swamps of southern Alabama, has a heroic boy struggling to overcome his greatest fear. Featuring live music provided by a jug band. A Late Night at the Earl Ernst Lab Theatre production.
>> Where: Earle Ernst Lab Theatre
>> When: 11 p.m. Saturday, May 1 and 2; also 8 p.m. Sunday
>> Cost: $10 general; $8 for seniors, military and UH staff; $4 for UH-Manoa students with valid ID (tickets available one hour before curtain)
>> Call: 956-7655
Roots and Offshoots
Onoe Kikunobu stages a traditional Japanese dance, and Mary Jo Freshley stages a Korean court dance in tribute to the centennial of Korean dance master Kim Chon-hung. Also, new works choreographed by University of Hawaii-Manoa faculty members Gregg Lizenbery, Betsy Fischer and Amy Lynn Schiffner. Plus, a new contemporary ballet choreographed by UH alumna Suzanne Roland, and guest artist Keiko Fujii of Osaka choreographs a contemporary jazz dance.
>> Where: Kennedy Theatre
>> When: 8 p.m. tomorrow, Saturday, May 1 and 2; also 2 p.m. May 3 (pre-show chats at 7 p.m. Saturday and May 2)
>> Cost: $18 general; $16 for seniors, military, UH-Manoa faculty and staff; $12 for students; $5 for UH-Manoa students with valid ID
>> Info: 483-7123 or www.eticketshawaii.com
Jim Hutchison: A Celebration of Life
Dancers from Ballet Hawaii will join Terrence Knapp, Glenn Cannon, Shari Lynn, Cathy Foy-Mahi, Dennis Proulx, Beebe Freitas, Zenia Zambrano Moura, Donald Yap and doubtlessly many other local entertainers in celebrating the life and career accomplishments of the late Jim Hutchison. A reception will be held following the formal program.
>> Where: Diamond Head Theatre
>> When: 3 p.m. tomorrow
>> Cost: Free
>> Call: 732-7733
Send items at least two weeks in advance to HILife, 500 Ala Moana Blvd., No. 7-210, Honolulu 96813; e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org; or fax 529-4750.