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Posted on: Sunday, February 11, 2001

TGI Sunday

Visit our TGIF main page for a searchable database of events around town, movie showtimes and reviews and entertainment news.

The indicates admission is $5 or less, or free. Full price is listed; the * denotes lower price for students, seniors, military, members and/or children. Call the venue for details.


"Family Sunday Island Style Exploration to the X-treme," 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Bishop Museum; exhibits; keiki activities; food; entertainment by Koauka, Horizon and Kapena; and an appearance by 10 cloned mice from UH, some of which glow fluorescent green; $3* ($10 for a family of four). 848-4160.

"Thwarted Predators, Peculiar Parodies ... and Beyond," presented by Joseph Stanton, UH associate professor of Arts and Humanities, 2 p.m., Honolulu Academy of Arts; featuring excerpts from a selection of Warner Bros. classic cartoons and a discussion on their basic motifs and themes; free. 532-8700.

Valentine’s Day is Wednesday, Feb. 14. Don’t forget your sweetie, or you’ll be in big trouble. Here are a few happenings that day: "As Time Goes By," 2001 Senior Citizens Valentine Dance, 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m. at the Blaisdell Center Exhibition Hall. A small donation is asked to cover the cost of refreshments. 973-7258.

Island bands The Krush and Honolulu team up for "Heart Lite Connection," from 5:30 p.m. at Esprit nightclub, Sheraton Waikiki. Also featuring Dennis James Lee, who has a new CD out titled "Smile," and dancer Allyn Scott; $25 includes pupu buffet until 8 p.m.; $10 after 8 p.m. (pupu not included). 922-4422.

Comic Kevin Hughes wants to make you laugh, 8 p.m. at the University of Hawaii-Manoa’s Campus Center Ballroom; free, 956-4491.

"A Salsa/Latin Love Affair," 9 p.m.-midnight at Rolando’s Salsa Club & International Restaurant (formerly Steck’s), Kahala Mall; $5. 941-5216, 732-2861.

The Great Aloha Run Health & Fitness Expo is a three-day event, Friday through next Sunday at the Blaisdell Center Exhibition Hall. The run is next Monday, President’s Day. The expo features contests, cooking presentations and other health-related exhibits. Hours are 4-10 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. next Sunday; $3*; Great Aloha Run/Walk participants admitted free to pick up their packets. 591-2211 (Blaisdell hotline).

"Yi Yi," a critically acclaimed film from Taiwan, will be screened at 4 p.m. today at the Honolulu Academy of Arts’ Academy Theatre. The film, which won the award for best director (Edward Yang) at Cannes last year, weaves the tales of three generations of a wealthy family in Taipei. $5*. 532-8768.


Na Mamo O Kaala, keiki hula performance, 10-11 a.m., Centerstage, Ala Moana Center; free. 955-9517.

Hula Halau O Nawahine, hula performance, 2-3 p.m., Aloha Tower Marketplace Atrium; free. 566-2337.

"Umbuik Mudo and the Magic Flute," presented by University of Hawaii-Manoa’s Department of Theatre and Dance, 2 p.m., Kennedy Theatre; the Indonesian Randai dance-drama is performed in English; $12*. 956-7655, 526-4400 (Ticket Plus).

Valentine’s SweetSwingHeart Dance, presented by Hawaii Swing Dance Club and Oahu Swing Dance Club, 6:30-9 p.m., McCoy Pavilion; $5*. 838-0900, 734-2914.

Salsa Workshop, presented by Son D’ Hawaii, 7:30-9:30 p.m., Dream to Dance Studio, 661 Auahi St.; $20. Register: 782-4788.


Hawaii Opera Theatre Sunday, previewing HOT’s upcoming production of "The Marriage of Figaro," 1 p.m., Borders-Ward Centre; free. 591-8995.

Uluwehi Guerrero, Hawaiian, 1 p.m. Sunday, Liberty House-Ala Moana; autograph session to follow at 1:30 p.m.; free. 941-2345.

Hideki Saijo, Japan recording artist, 8 p.m. today, Hawaii Ballroom, Sheraton Waikiki Hotel; $95 and $50. 593-0757.

"Music for One & Two Viols from Europe Around 1700," with Alison Crum on viol and Roy Marks on lute and viol, 7:30 p.m. today, Orvis Auditorium; $8*. 956-8742.


"Pidg Latin," by Yokanaan Kearns, presented by Honolulu Theatre for Youth and Kumu Kahua, 2 p.m., Kumu Kahua Theatre; $15*. 536-4441.

"Wild Wisdom," one-woman show written and performed by Jeannette Paulson Hereniko, 4 p.m., Hawaii Pacific University Theatre; $10*. 531-9796.

"Chess," the Tim Rice/ABBA musical, opens Friday night at Diamond Head Theatre. The tale, which uses chess as a metaphor for romantic and political intrigue, features

Hawai i’s own Jade Stice, a Broadway veteran after starring in "Miss Saigon" and other productions. Details: 8 p.m. Thursdays-Saturdays, 4 p.m. Sundays through March 4; $10-$40*. 734-0274.

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