The √ indicates admission is $5 or less, or free. Full-price admission is listed; * denotes discounts (or free) for students, seniors, military, members, children and/or advance purchases. Call venue for details.
√ Hawai'i Contrabass Festival Mini Concert, with Honolulu Jazz Quartet, John Gallagher, Geoffrey Stone and Maile Reeves, 4 p.m., Kamehameha Schools, Kapalama Campus, Performing Arts Complex; free. www.cbfest.org.
"The Gin Game," two nursing-home residents play gin rummy and learn more about each other, 7:30 p.m., Hawai'i Pacific University Theatre, Kane'ohe; $20*. 375-1282.
"The Songmaker's Chair," conflict, continuity and change in three generations of an extended Samoan family, 8 p.m., Kumu Kahua Theatre; $5-$16. 536-4441.
"Why We Fight" (2006), 1 p.m., Doris Duke Theatre at the Academy; $7*. http://cms.honoluluacademy.org/cmshaa, 532-8768.
√ "My Secret Cache ("Himitsu no Hanazono)" (1997, Japanese with English subtitles), 2, 4, 6 and 8 p.m., Movie Museum; $5*. 735-8771.
√ "S-21: The Khmer Rouge Killing Machine" (2002, Khmer with English subtitles), 1 p.m., UH-Manoa Center for Korean Studies auditorium; free; part of the Southeast Asian Studies Film Series. 956-2688.
√ "Ram Dass: Fierce Grace," 7 p.m., UH-Manoa, Spaulding Auditorium; part of the Healing World film series; $5*. 223-0130.
FAIRS & FESTIVALS
√ PrimeTime Wellness Fair, health information, guest speakers, heath screenings, entertainment and bingo, 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m., Blaisdell Exhibition Hall; free. 844-4444.
√ 18th Annual International Festival: Diversity, panel discussions, art exhibits, films, performances, readings, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Kapi'olani Community College; free. 734-9715.
√ Nancie Caraway talks about global human trafficking, part of Women's History Month, 12:40-1:20 p.m., Windward Community College, Hale Akoakoa 105; free. 236-9211.
Cory Oliveros, 4-7 p.m., Ala Moana Center, Mai Tai Bar; also Backyard Pa'ina, 9:30 p.m.12:30 a.m. 947-2900.
Blues Thursdays, with Larry Spalding, 5-8:30 p.m., and Downtown Charley and the Humbones, 9 p.m.-1 a.m., O'Toole's Irish Pub. 536-4138.
Ben Vegas, Maila and Albert, contemporary, 7-10:30 p.m., Gordon Biersch. 599-4877.
Rizon, 8:30 p.m.-midnight, Esprit Nightclub. 922-4422.
The State of Jefferson, reggae, 9 p.m., Anna Bannana's. 946-5190.
DJ Gabstop, dance, house, hip-hop, 9 p.m.-1 a.m., Kemo'o Farm, Lakeside Lanai; 21 and older. 622-5009.
I Grade Family Tour, roots, reggae concert from Army, Abja and NiyoRah backed by the Red I Band, doors open 9:30 p.m., Don Ho's Island Grill; 21 and older. 528-0807.
Katch ah Vibe, reggae, 9:30 p.m., Boardriders Bar and Grill; 21 and older. 261-4600.
Dixie Jams, with The Squirrel Hunters, 9:30 p.m.-1 a.m., Dixie Grill, Ward Avenue. 596-8359.
Paddlers' Night Goes to Mexico, 4:30 p.m.-4 a.m., Ocean Club; 21 and older. 531-8444.
Soul Free, with Mag, 5-9 p.m., NextDoor; 21 and older. 548-6398.
Salsa After Hours, with salsa lessons and DJs Papi, Jose and Ever, 5 p.m.-1:30 a.m., Rumours; 21 and older. 285-0072, 955-4811.
Thirty Plus Thursdays, music from the '60s and '70s, 6-9 p.m., Zanzabar Night Club; 30 and older. 924-3939.
Riot, with DJs KSM and Maxxx, 9 p.m., Hula's Bar & Lei Stand. 923-0669.
Piranha Brothers, rock 'n' roll, 9 p.m.-1:30 a.m., Bobby G's, International Market Place; also DJ D-Box, 1:30-4 a.m. 926-7066.
HNL Thursdays, with Jah Warrior Shelter, 9 p.m.-2 a.m., NextDoor; 21 and older. 548-6398.
Salt, with DJs Trancis and Peter, 9 p.m.-2 a.m., Breakers Restaurant; 18 and older. 637-9898.
Dita Holifield with Red Handed and DJ Dancin' Adam, country and classic rock, 9 p.m.-4 a.m., Nashville Waikiki. 926-7911.
DJ Racer X, with Hookah Service, 9 p.m.-4 a.m., Wave Waikiki. 941-0424.
Casual Thursdays, with Artist Groove Network, 9 p.m.-4 a.m., Fashion 45, Waikiki Trade Center; 21 and older. www.fashion45hawaii.com.
Thirsty Thursdays, hip-hop, house and trance, 9 p.m.-4 a.m., Zanzabar Night Club; 18 and older. 924-3939.
Karaoke, with Dee and Shannon, 10 p.m., Eastside Grill. 952-6555.
Swampa ZZ, dance muzik and film, 10 p.m.-1 a.m., Indigo Eurasian Cuisine; 21 and older. 521-2900.
Romance, 10 p.m.-2 a.m., The O Lounge; 21 and older. 944-8436.
Bitchen Kitchen Thursdays, hip-hop, 10 p.m.-2 a.m., Sam Choy's Diamond Head; 23 and older. 732-8645.
Tattoo Thursdays, 11 p.m.-1 am., Cellar Nightclub; 18 and older. 923-9952.
Cory Oliveros and Shanelle Sanborn, 7:30-9 a.m., ResortQuest Waikiki Beach Hotel. 922-2511.
Pu'uhonua Duo, 8-10 a.m., The Royal Hawaiian Hotel, Surf Room. 923-7311.
Imai and Friends, 3-7:30 p.m., Coconut Willy's. 923-9454.
Jonah Cummings, 4-6 p.m., Outrigger Waikiki Hotel, Duke's Waikiki. 922-2268.
Darrell Aquino, 4-7 p.m., Hilton Hawaiian Village, Tropics. 949-4321.
Sam Kapu Trio, with hula, 4:15-7:15 p.m., The Royal Hawaiian Hotel, Mai Tai Bar. 923-7311.
Bobby Cortezan, piano, 4:30-6:30 p.m., Hanks Cafe Honolulu. 526-1410.
Fred and Joe Yuen, 4:30-8:30 p.m., Shore Bird Restaurant and Beach Bar. 922-2887.
John Feary, 5-6 p.m., Hyatt Regency Waikiki, Elegant Dive. 923-1234.
Paul Conrad, piano, 5-7 p.m., Ala Moana Hotel, Mahina Lounge. 955-4811.
Sean Na'auao, 5-7 p.m., Tiki's Grill & Bar. 923-8454.
Aloha Serenaders, with Kanoe Miller, 5-8:30 p.m., Halekulani, House Without a Key. 923-2311.
Starr Lutu, Lenny Keys and Tommy Arsisto, jazz, 5:30-8 p.m., Star of Honolulu. 983-7827.
Hawai'i Loa, 5:30-8:30 p.m., Sheraton Moana Surfrider, Banyan Veranda stage. 922-3111.
Stardust, with Rocky Brown, John Valentine and Hal Mita, 5:30-8:30 p.m., Sheraton Waikiki hotel, Cobalt Lounge at the Hanohano Room. 922-4422.
Rene Paulo, Kathy Paulo-Hirai and Keoki Hirai, Hawaiian contemporary, 6-8 p.m., Marriott's Ko Olina Beach Club, Kolohe. 679-4700.
Pacific Blu, with hula, 6-8:30 p.m., Sheraton Waikiki hotel, poolside. 922-4422.
Auntie Genoa Keawe's Hawaiians, Hawaiian falsetto, 6-9 p.m., Waikiki Beach Marriott, Moana Terrace. 922-6611.
Mike Chung, light jazz and contemporary, 6-9 p.m., New Otani Kaimana Beach Hotel. 921-7066.
Miles Jackson Trio, 6-9 p.m., Mariposa. 951-3420.
Ryan Live, 6-9:30 p.m., Ohana West Hotel, Cabanas Pool Bar. 922-3143.
Katie Tamashiro, piano, 6-10 p.m., Ohana East, Chuck's Cellar. 923-4488.
Ka'ala Boys Trio, 6:15-9:30 p.m., Sheraton Princess Kaiulani, poolside. 922-5811.
Ginny Walden, flamenco, Spanish guitar, 6:30 p.m., Cha Cha Cha Salsaria. 395-7797.
Al and Bill, 6:30-9:30 p.m., Hyatt Regency Waikiki, Elegant Dive. 923-1234.
Jeff Peterson and Erika Kauffman, contemporary, jazz, 6:30-9:30 p.m., Michel's in the Colony Surf. 923-6552.
Sefa Tuai, contemporary, 6:30-9:30 p.m., Turtle Bay Resort, Leilei's Bar and Grill. 293-2662.
Sonny Silva and Lou Benanto, jazz, 6:30-9:30 p.m., Brew Moon. 593-0088.
Audy Kimura, guitar/vocals, 6:30-10 p.m., Hy's Steak House. 922-5555.
Makana, 6:45-8:45 p.m., Chai's Island Bistro. 585-0011.
Mihana, 7 p.m., Duc's Bistro. 531-6325.
20 Degrees North, 7-9 p.m., Tiki's Grill & Bar. 923-8454.
Christian and Sani, 7-9 p.m., Hula Grill Waikiki. 923-4852.
Weldon Kekauoha and Friends, contemporary Hawaiian, 7-9 p.m., Kona Brewing Co.'s Koko Marina Pub. 394-5662.
Azure McCall, jazz, 7-10 p.m., Hyatt Regency Waikiki, Deep Blue. 922-4992.
eightOeight, R&B, 7-10 p.m., Kincaid's. 591-2005.
Kit Samson, piano, 7-10 p.m., Mahina Lounge, Ala Moana Hotel. 955-4811.
Manoa DNA, contemporary and Hawaiian, 7-10 p.m., E&O Trading Co., Ward Centre. 591-9555.
Mark Yim Duo, 7:30-10:30 p.m., The Royal Hawaiian Hotel, Mai Tai Bar. 923-7311.
Betty Loo Taylor Trio, with Rachel Gonzales, 7:30-11 p.m., The Kahala, Veranda. 739-8760.
Za Za, jazz guitar, 7:30-11:30 p.m., Formaggio. 739-7719.
2 Point 5, 7:30 p.m.-midnight, Chart House. 941-6660.
Stan Mahoe, 8 p.m., Hanks Cafe Honolulu. 526-1410.
Big Trouble Rising, rock blues, 8-10 p.m., Tsunami's. 923-8848.
Dennis Ah Yek, Hawaiian and contemporary, 8-11 p.m., Hilton Hawaiian Village, Tapa Bar. 949-4321.
Jeannette and John, contemporary, R&B and jazz, 8-11 p.m., Hilton Hawaiian Village, Shell Bar. 949-4321.
Na Kama, 8-11 p.m., The Cheesecake Factory. 924-5001.
Kevin Mau, 8 p.m.-12:30 a.m., Coconut Willy's. 923-9454.
Ginny Tiu, 8:30-10:30 p.m., Sheraton Moana Surfrider, Banyan Veranda stage. 922-3111.
Bruce Hamada and Jim Howard, jazz, 8:30 p.m.-midnight, Halekulani, Lewers Lounge. 923-2311.
Johnny Helm, 9-11 p.m., Tiki's Grill & Bar. 923-8454.
DeShannon Higa, with gr00ve.im ProV.arTiSts, 9 p.m.-midnight, Jazz Minds Art & Cafe. 945-0800.
Soul Food 2 Go, with Zanuck Lindsey and Bobo Butires, 9 p.m.-midnight, Diamond Head Grill, W Honolulu. 922-3734.
Booze Brothers, 9 p.m.-1 a.m., Kelley O'Neil's. 926-1777.
Rod Tanu and Vince Mendoza, 9 p.m.-1 a.m., Shore Bird Restaurant and Beach Bar. 922-2887.
Sam Kapu, 9:30-11:30 p.m., Sheraton Princess Kaiulani, lounge. 922-5811.
Stuart Cunningham, piano, 10 p.m., Bistro at Century Center. 943-6500.
Haumea Warrington, 10 p.m.-midnight, Duke's Waikiki. 922-2268.
Full Circle, 10:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m., Da Big Kahuna Waikiki, Coral Reef Hotel. 923-0033.