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The Honolulu Advertiser
Posted on: Friday, June 2, 2006

After hours: Nightspotting

Advertiser Staff

The monthly Subphonix event at the Mercury lounge downtown is a gathering for the drum-n-bass faithful.

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Miami's Ursula 1000 (real name Alex Gimeno) is back for a spin at NextDoor tonight.

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IT'S LIVE: THIS WEEK ONLY

First Friday. Downtown-Chinatown art gallery walk. Expect wall-to-wall bodies ... oh, and much art, too. 5-9 p.m. today, various venues. 521-2903.

Live from the Lanai: Summer Dance. Island troupes showcase contemporary dance styles. 5-9 p.m. today, Hawai'i State Art Museum. 586-0900.

The Living Loop. Art installation "The Loop"; also kung fu exhibition, The rydum kings, and slam poets. 5 p.m.-2 a.m. today, Ong King. ongking.com.

Hot Hawaiian Nights. The live summer concert and TV series continues with hot trio Maunalua. 7 p.m. today, Ala Moana Center, Mai Tai Bar. 947-2900.

Spirit of Aloha Concert. With Casting Crowns, an award-winning Christian music group. 7 p.m. today, UH-Manoa, Stan Sheriff Center. 842-4242.

Beach Night. Ska by Go Jimmy Go; and get all bubbly at a foam party on the lanai. 9 p.m.-1 a.m. today, Kemo'o Farm, The Pub; 21/older. 622-5009.

Graduation Party. The last bell has rung! It's time to celebrate with Planet Jane. 9 p.m.-1:30 a.m. today, Tropics in Kailua; 21/older. 262-3343.

Reggae from California. The rasta rhythm goes on with Soul Medic, Mama T., JahWorks and Warrior. 9 p.m.-2 a.m. today, Bliss; 18/older. 528-4911.

Movement. Breakdancing rawks! So do art and emcee and DJ battles. 5-10 p.m. Saturday, Scion Hawaii. www.scionhawaii.com, www.funky4corners.com.

Reggae Showcase. With Most High, Dubkonscious, Dub Phylum and Black Square. 9 p.m.-2 a.m. Saturday, Detox; 16/older. 526-0200.

Infamous Summah Jam. Isle dance music, courtesy of Kawao, Sashamon and B.E.T. 9 p.m.-3:30 a.m. Saturday, Pipeline Cafe; 18/older. 589-1999.

Sunday Sunset Jam Kick-Off Party. Maunalua (those guys are everywhere!) and Kapena perform. 5-9 p.m. Sunday, Gordon Biersch. 599-4877.

6/6/06 Celebration. Celebrating the release of "The Omen." Ooh. 7:06 p.m. Tuesday, Pink Cadillac; all ages until 10 p.m., 18/older after. 946-6499.

HNL Presents. DJ Nomad offers mellow vibes before Paula Fuga takes the stage. 9 p.m.-2 a.m. Thursday, NextDoor; 21/older. 548-6398.

ON THE TURNTABLES

Beach Night Foam Party. Hip-hop, dance and funk by The Main Ingredient. 9 p.m.-1 a.m. today, Kemo'o Farm, Lakeside Lanai; 21/older. 622-5009.

Ursula 1000. Expect kitschy-kitschy cool electro-lounge mash-ups from the Miami turntablist. 9 p.m.-2 a.m. today, NextDoor; 21/older. 548-6398.

Subphonix. Where drum-n-bass followers gather each month. Featuring Nightstalker and MC XYZ. 10 p.m.-2 a.m. today, Mercury; 21/older. 521-2519.

Favela Funk. Brazilian monthly party with DJs Sabo, Caju plus Grupo Besouro Capoeira. 9 p.m.-2 a.m. Saturday, NextDoor; 21/older. 548-6398.

Skyline: The White Party. Two years of beautiful-people fun. 9 p.m.-2 a.m. Saturday, Sheraton Waikiki hotel, Hanohano Room; 21/older. 921-4600.

Charles Feelgood and Mark Grant. DJs G-Spot, Quiksilva, IKON and Sovern-T. 10 p.m.-4 a.m. Saturday, Club Cirque; 21/older. groovetickets.com.

NOTABLE, NEW AND NOT-SO-NEW: DJS, BANDS AND SPACES

Free Jazz. With Maria Remos and Intricate Medium. It's the end of the week; what are you waiting for? 5-9 p.m. Fridays, NextDoor; 21/older. 548-6398.

Rock Star Fridays. DJed rock, rap, reggae, long lines of younger club kids. 9 p.m.-2 a.m. Fridays, Brew Moon; 18/older. www.verticaljunkies.com.

World Tour Asia Beat. DJs Euphoric, Da Lion of Judah. Upscale, two dance floors. 9 p.m.-4 a.m. Fridays, Zanzabar Night Club; 21/older. 924-3939.

Pussycat Lounge. DJed hip-hop, house and mash-ups. 9 p.m.-4 a.m. Fridays, Fashion 45, Waikiki Trade Center; 21/older. www.fashion45hawaii.com.

Bamboleo. Dance, we said, dance! Brazilian and Latin under the stars. 9:30 p.m.-1:30 a.m. Fridays, Spada Bar and Restaurant; 18/older. 538-3332.

Get Fresh! Known for guest DJs, but flying with residents this week. 10 p.m.-2 a.m. Fridays, Indigo Eurasian Cuisine; 21/older. 521-2900, 591-3500.

Cheddar. DJs Compose, Delve1der, XL. Ferment in 2 rooms of sound. 10 p.m.-4 a.m. Fridays, The Living Room, Fisherman's Wharf; 21/older. 395-2100.

Salsa Dreams on the Green. Spiced up with lessons and such. 9 p.m.-1:30 a.m. Saturdays, Sam Snead's Tavern, Pearl Harbor; 21/older. 285-0072.

Lucky Tiger. Grown-up dance music, zero filler, with resident spinner DJ Mark and others. 9 p.m.-2 a.m. Saturdays, thirtyninehotel; 21/older. 599-2552.

Electr01yfe. DJs Monkey, Toki and Vince in the Green Room and Opium Den. 10 p.m.-2 a.m. Saturdays, Indigo Eurasian Cuisine; 21/older. 521-2900.

NJOY. Pray it doesn't rain, with Vertical Junkies and Architechs Entertainment. 10 p.m.-2 a.m. Saturdays, Chai's Island Bistro; 21/older. 585-0011.

Salsa Sabado en la Noche. With El Conjunto Tropical doing the salsa thing live. 10 p.m.-2 a.m. Saturdays, Cafe Che Pasta; 18/older. 524-0004.

The Next Level and Speakeasy. Crowds pile in after 2 a.m. 10 p.m.-4 a.m. Saturdays, The Living Room, Fisherman's Wharf; 21/older. 395-2100.

The Heavens. DJs K-Smooth, Mr. Goodvybe and Technique and go-go dancers. Very spiritual. 9 p.m.-2 a.m. Sundays, Club 939; 21/older. 952-9300.

Sucking Fundays. Insert joke about eye-rolling weekly names here _______________. 10 p.m.-4 a.m. Sundays, Venus Nightclub; 18/older. 951-8671.

Intricate Medium. Jazz soul band with Maria Remos and no sign of Patricia Arquette. 9 p.m.-1 a.m. Mondays, Jazz Minds Art & Cafe. 945-0800.

Hot Latin Tuesdays. Salsa, merengue, reggaeton in an oddly non-Latin room. 8 p.m.-4 a.m., Tuesdays, Zanzabar Night Club; 18/older. 924-3939.

Bombasstic Tuesday. DJed hip-hop and R&B hosted by radio guy Sam the Man. 9 p.m.-2 a.m. Tuesdays, The O Lounge; 18 and older. 944-8436.

Newjass Quartet. The cool kids flock to Chinatown loft for live modern and groove-filled jazz. 9 p.m.-2 a.m. Tuesdays, thirtyninehotel; 21/older. 599-2552.

Acid Wash. '80s night with DJ Nocturna. The name kind of says it all, don'cha think? 9 p.m.-2 a.m. Wednesdays, NextDoor; 21/older. 548-6398.

Salsa After Hours. You, too, can learn to salsa; also with DJs Papi, Jose and Ever. 5 p.m.-1:30 a.m. Thursdays, Rumours; 21/older. 285-0072, 955-4811.

Big Kahuna Thursdays. Summer teen party with rides and DJs. 7 p.m.-midnight Thursdays, Hawaiian Waters Adventure Park; ages 13-18. 479-3008.

Riot. Have yet to see a riot at Hula's, but anything's possible and with shirtless bartenders. 9 p.m. Thursdays, Hula's Bar & Lei Stand. 923-0669.

Redda Fire. Reggae and dancehall on the waterfront, minus Brando. 10 p.m.-4 a.m. Thursdays, The Living Room, Fisherman's Wharf. 395-2100.

Mai Tai Bar. Live entertainment and happy hour daily. OK, it's a major hookup joint, too, but you already knew that. Ala Moana Center. 947-2900.

Mai Tai Bar. Yes, the OTHER bar a relaxing, nonhookup getaway with entertainment. 4:30-10:30 p.m. daily, The Royal Hawaiian hotel. 923-7311.

rRed Elephant. Newish hot spot is a mecca of coffee drinks, food, art, music in downtown. Cafe hours: 7 a.m.-9 p.m.; schedule at www.rredelephant.com.