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The Honolulu Advertiser
Posted on: Friday, July 25, 2003

The Buzz

The Science of the dance floor

Juicy gets down at the Maze Saturday with the arrival of Total Science. Hot from London, Paul "Spinback" Smith, left, and Jason "Quiff" Greenlaugh bring their love of electro and hip-hop to the dance floor. Cover is $5, $10 and $15, for 18 and older. Dance all night while these drum-n-bass icons plus local artists mix it up from 10 p.m. to 4 a.m. 921-5800, 591-3500.

All aboard for 'Flight 730'

Fay Ann Chun is among the ensemble in this weekend's "Flight 730" at Studio 1.
"Flight 730" takes off, with a mission of enlightening and educating all comers in the ways of the highly stylized dance form butoh, presented by Tangentz performance group. Warning: Be prepared to have your imagination and expectations challenged.

Performances begin at 7:30 p.m. (hence the event's name) today and Saturday at Studio 1 downtown, that mecca of arts and entertainment. Tickets are $15 general, $10 for students and seniors, available at the door from 6:45 p.m. 988-4290.

The sounds of the harmonica

The Hawaii Harmonica Society presents its sixth annual Harmonica Recital from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday. Featuring the Honbushin Harmonica Band, Ichigu Harmonica Band and Small World Harmonica Band, the program consists of songs by Rodgers and Hammerstein, Paul Mauriat, the Beatles and sing-a-long favorites from the movies, international Latin and Japanese music. It's at Tenney Theatre, and it's free. 833-4336.

In the mix for back-to-schoolers

Gear up for another year of textbooks, teachers and dances with DJ Kutmaster Spaz at Macy's back-to-school celebration. There'll be a battle of the DJs and performance by the Hyper Squad Dancers. And Sassy and G Magazine host a fashion show for trendy teens. Check it all out 1-3 p.m. Saturday at Macy's THISIT section in Pearlridge. Free. 945-5894.

A way with the violin

Violinist Robert Anthony Aviles brings his energetic vibe to the Pipeline Café tonight, along with the Circles of Life Band. The music from Aviles' seven-string violin has been said to affect listeners in positive ways, such as calming stress levels or alleviating pain. Doors open at 6 p.m., concert begins 7 p.m. Admission is $10 per person or tickets selling for $20 each admits two people. (866) 596-7151.

Farm fair continues at Aloha Stadium

Deborah Booker • The Honolulu Advertiser
The Hawaii State Farm Fair is the place to be this weekend with a plethora of fun activities for the whole family. Watch an eating contest today or be there for the Meadow Gold Healthy Baby Contest finals on Saturday. On Sunday, entertainment includes Touch of Gold, Battle Royale and No Bare Feet. On Thursday, check out a hands-on demonstration of general orchid culture. Each day, enjoy the exotic petting zoo, hypnotist Tony Angelo or the E.K. Fernandez midway of rides and games. Fair times are 6 p.m.-midnight Fridays and Thursday, and noon-midnight Saturdays and Sundays. Admission is $3 general, $1.50 children ages 5-11 and free for children under 5. The fair continues at the Aloha Stadium next weekend, ending Aug. 3. 485-1770.

A Wave of fashions Monday

Check out the latest local threads during the fun and funky Pretty-n-Punk fashion show Monday at Wave Waikiki. Featured will be outfits from Hawai'i's newest niche market shops, Lingerie Heaven and The Last Resort. Lingerie Heaven features European lingerie while The Last Resort is a punk rock venue with clothing, footwear, accessories and music. Rock on to the sounds of the Hellbound Hounds and Saggy Teri and the Meat Curtains. Aquaria Salon provides the hair and makeup for the show, which is sponsored by Gunpoint Tattoo, Jenko Hawaii and Brown Boy Productions. Doors open at 8 p.m., show begins at 10:30 p.m. Cover is $10 for ages 18-20 and $5 for 21 and older. 941-0424.

Wood and metal sculptures of giraffes, by Jay Marr and John Ilnicki, were part of the 2001 Hale'iwa Arts Festival.

Celebrating the arts in Hale'iwa

If you love the arts, the outdoors and, specifically, Hale'iwa, the event you've been waiting for is happening this weekend. The sixth annual Hale'iwa Arts Festival offers entertainment, demonstrations, cultural trolley tours and a whole lot of arts and crafts, including a juried show that picks the créme de la créme of 83 entrants. What the heck, while you're on the North Shore, indulge in a shave ice and relax on the beaches.

Hours are 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday at the beach park. Admission is free. 637-2277, HaleiwaArtsFestival.org.

Note to visual artists: The deadline to apply for next year's juried show is next April.