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The Honolulu Advertiser
Posted on: Friday, May 19, 2006

Ongoing events

Advertiser Staff

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.

STAGE

"Damn Yankees," Army Community Theatre musical about a baseball fan who sells his soul to the devil, 7:30 p.m. Fridays-Saturdays through May 27, Richardson Theatre, Fort Shafter; $15-$20*. 438-4480.

"Blazing Guns at Roaring Gulch or The Perfumed Badge," presented by Lanikai Mortgage Players and followed by vaudeville acts and songs, premiering 8 p.m. today, Lanikai Community Park stage, Kailua; repeats Saturday-Sunday and May 26-28; $5. 262-5482.

"The Foreigner," comedy about a stranger who pretends not to know any English, 8 p.m. today-Saturday and 4 p.m. Sunday, Manoa Valley Theatre; $25*. 988-6131.

"La Cage Aux Folles," musical about two gay nightclub owners, premiering 8 p.m. today, Diamond Head Theatre; repeats 8 p.m. Thursdays-Saturdays, 3 p.m. May 27 and June 3 and 4 p.m. Sundays through June 4; $12-$42*. 733-0274.

"Go, Dog. Go!" Honolulu Theatre for Youth brings this children's picture book to life, 1:30 and 4:30 p.m. Saturday, Tenney Theatre; $16*. 839-9885.

"An Act of Murder," interactive mystery dinner theater, 7 p.m. Saturdays through May 27, Dave and Buster's; $34.95. Reservations: 589-2215.

"Sight Unseen," comedy-drama presented by Army Community Theatre's Readers Theatre, 2 p.m. Sunday and May 28, Richardson Theatre, Fort Shafter; $6*. 438-4480.

"The Goat or Who is Sylvia? (Notes Toward a Definition of Tragedy)," drama presented by The Actors' Group, premiering 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Yellow Brick Studio, 625 Keawe St.; repeats 7:30 p.m. Thursdays-Saturdays and 4 p.m. Sundays through June 11; for mature audiences; $15*. 550-8457.

"Another Heaven," based on a true story about violence on a Honoka'a sugar plantation in 1890, 8 p.m. Thursdays-Saturdays and 2 p.m. Sundays through June 18, Kumu Kahua Theatre; $5-$16. 536-4441.

COMEDY

Hawaiian Style Comedy Show, with Augie T., 7:30-8:30 p.m. Wednesdays, Sheraton Waikiki hotel, Esprit Lounge; $10. 921-4600.

Standup on the Moon, with Andy Bumatai, 8:30 p.m. Wednesdays, Brew Moon; $10. 593-0088.

Sharkey's Comedy Club, with Bo Irvine's comedy competition, sign up 7 p.m., show at 8 Thursdays, Panama Hattie's, 'Aiea; $5. 531-4242.

Open Mike Comedy, with Reckless Entertainment, 7:30-9 p.m. Fridays, Jazz Minds Art & Cafe; 21 and older; $5. 945-0800.

Sharkey's Comedy Club, the Best of Honolulu's Stand-Up comics and Mainland guests, doors open 7:15 p.m., show at 8 on Saturdays, Panama Hattie's, 'Aiea; $15*. 531-4242.

MUSIC & DANCE

Na Leo Lani Chorus, weekly rehearsals for women 16 and older, 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Saint Francis School; free. 944-3373.

Royal Hawaiian Shopping Center entertainment: Soundettes of Hawaii, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Wednesdays; Pu'uhonua, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Thursdays; Ku'uipo Kumukahi, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Fridays; free. 922-2299.

Pearlridge Center entertainment: Uptown Halau Hula O Mokulehua and Kaholomua Dance Academy, 7-8 p.m. today; 'Ewa Elementary School Chorus, noon-1 p.m. Saturday; Minerva Pang Hula Halau, 2-3 p.m. Sunday; Downtown Honolulu Jazz Quartet, 6-8 p.m. Saturday; Uptown and Downtown Baba Alimoot and Friends, 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Fridays; free. 488-0981.

International Market Place entertainment: Ho'omanalo, 7-9 p.m. today; 'Ohana Nui, 7-9 p.m. Saturday; Greg and Junko, 7-9 p.m. Sundays and Tuesdays; Islands of Aloha, 8:30-9:30 p.m. Mondays, Wednesdays-Thursdays; free. 971-2080.

Swing dancing, hosted by Hawaii Jitterbugs, 9 p.m.-midnight Fridays, Dream to Dance; $5 includes lesson. 282-0053.

Royal Hawaiian Band, noon-1 p.m. Saturday, Mililani Town Center; noon-1 p.m. Fridays, 'Iolani Palace grounds; 2-3 p.m. Sundays, Kapi'olani Park bandstand; free. 922-5331.

Windward Mall entertainment: Na Kama, noon-1 p.m., and 'Ahuimanu Chorus, 4-5 p.m. Saturday; free. 235-1143.

Ala Moana Center entertainment: Hilo Intermediate School Band, 4-4:45 p.m. and Honolulu Dance Studio, 6-6:45 p.m. Saturday; Maria Lauer Voice Studio, noon-12:45 p.m., and Hawaii Youth Chorus, 2-2:45 p.m. Sunday; Keiki Hula Show, with Halau Na Mamo O Ka'ala and Kanilau, 10-11 a.m. Sundays; Polynesian Cultural Center, noon-12:45 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays; free. 955-9517.

Salsa Saturday, smoke-free event with DJ Rod el Moreno, 9 p.m.-midnight Saturdays, Dream to Dance; $5. 734-0264, 372-5574.

Aloha Tower Marketplace entertainment: Paniolo Dancing Queens, noon-1 p.m. Sunday; Na Leo O Menehune, 11:30 a.m.-noon Thursday; free. 566-2337.

"Broadway at the Shanghai Bistro," with Don Conover and Rex Nockengust, 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Shanghai Bistro; $20*. 955-8668.

Kuhio Beach torch-lighting and hula show, 6:30-7:30 nightly, Kuhio Beach stage, near Duke Kahanamoku statue; free. 843-8002.

FAMILY TIES

Keiki Storytime, 10:30 a.m. Tuesdays and 11 a.m. Saturdays, Borders Waikele; free. 676-6699.

Keiki Tuesdays, with entertainment, 10:30 a.m.-noon Tuesdays, Pearlridge Center Downtown; free. 488-0981.

Chess lessons and practice competition, 6-8 p.m. Tuesdays, Pearlridge Center Downtown (488-0981); and 6-9 p.m. Wednesdays (lessons 7-8 p.m.), Windward Mall (235-1567); free.

Junior Keiki Tuesdays, edutaining adventures, 6-8 p.m. Tuesdays, Pearlridge Center Downtown; free. 488-0981.

Preschool Storytimes, stories, songs and crafts, 9:30 a.m. Wednesday, Pearl City Public Library; 2 and older; free. 453-6566.

Keiki Storytime, 10:30 a.m. Wednesdays, Borders, Ward Centre; free. 591-8995.

Toddler Time, 10:30-11:30 a.m. Wednesdays, Kahala Mall; free. 732-7736.

Family Night Wednesdays, with clown/puppet show, balloons and bingo, 5:30-7:30 p.m. Wednesdays, Windward Mall; free. 235-1143.

Puzzletimes, stories and puzzles, 9:30 a.m. Thursday, Pearl City Public Library; free. 453-6566.

Play Mornings, educational toys for 2 and older, 10 a.m. Thursdays, Kapolei Public Library; free. 693-7050.

Yu-Gi-Oh! Card Class/Tournaments, 5:30-9 p.m. Fridays, Windward Mall, Special Dreams; free. 247-4769, 235-1143.

Twilight Tours, 5:30-7:30 p.m. Saturdays, Honolulu Zoo; 5 and older; $12*. Reservations: 971-7195.

Yo-yo and spin-top classes for all ages, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Saturdays, Ward Warehouse amphitheater; 7-9 p.m. Saturdays, Windward Mall; free. 834-2828.

Yu-Gi-Oh! Card Game Tournament, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Sundays, Jelly's; $2*. 484-4413.

ETC.

R/C Drift Practice Nights, electric drift cars welcome, 8 p.m. Tuesdays, Costco Iwilei parking lot (rain location: Ala Moana Center parking lot near Sears and Zippy's); free. www.driftsession.com.

Introduction to the Hawaiian Language, with Germaine Kaleolani Haili, 8:30-9 a.m. Wednesdays, Native Books/Na Mea Hawai'i; free. 783-2612.

Brown Bagging to Hawaiian, learn conversational basics, beginners 11 a.m.-noon Wednesdays and advanced 11 a.m.-noon Mondays, 'Iolani Palace, Old Archives Building; $5*. Register: 522-0824.

Youth Speaks Hawai'i, slam poetry workshops for teens, run by members of HawaiiSlam, 4-5:30 p.m. Wednesdays, The ARTS at Marks Garage; free for ages 13-19. 387-9664.

Strolling Tableside Magic, with Alan Arita, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Wednesdays, and with Glen Bailey, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Fridays, Makino Chaya, Westridge; free. 486-5100.

Aloha State Backgammon Club, weekly tournament, 6:30 p.m. Fridays, Coffee Talk; $10 entry donation. 294-7475, 922-2674.

FAIRS & FESTIVALS

Craft Fair, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Fridays, Waikiki Beach Marriott, Paoakalani Lobby; free. 922-6611.

Sunset Country Market, sponsored by the North Shore Country Market, 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturdays, Sunset Beach Elementary School; free. 237-8248.

Artfest, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturdays-Sundays, Queen's Surf Beach, Waikiki; free. 696-6717.

Waimanalo Country Market and Crafts Fair, produce, arts and crafts, clothes, jewelry, plants, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Sundays, Waimanalo Homestead Community Center property; free. 259-5349.

NATURE

Foster Botanical Garden guided tours, 1 p.m. weekdays. Reservations: 522-7060.

Tropical Plant Walk, 10 a.m. Saturdays and 1 p.m. Sundays, Ho'omaluhia Botanical Garden; bring walking shoes, insect repellent and rain gear; free. Reservations: 233-7323.

Weekend Fishing, catch and release, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. SaturdaysSundays, Ho'omaluhia Botanical Garden; bring poles, small barbless hooks, nonlive bait, insect repellent, walking shoes, rain gear, water and picnic lunch; free. 233-7323.

Petroglyphs, Waterfalls and Rainforest Trek, walking tour in Nu'uanu Valley to Kapena Falls and other sites, Saturdays-Sundays; presented by Hawai'i Geographic Society; $15. Reservations: 538-3952.

Garden Walking Tour, one-hour guided 1-mile walk through a botanical garden, 10:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. daily, Senator Fong's Plantation and Gardens, 47-285 Pulama Road, Kahalu'u; $14.50*. 239-6775.

TOURS & ATTRACTIONS

Native Hawaiian Crafts Workshops, interactive workshops with Native Hawaiian artisans including lei making, stone carving and Hawaiian quilting, 10 and 11:30 a.m. Mondays-Saturdays, Bishop Museum; free. 847-3511.

"Produce for Victory: Posters on the American Home Front, 1941-1945," Smithsonian Institution traveling exhibit on posters circulated in the U.S. during World War II, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Mondays, Thursdays-Saturdays and 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Tuesdays-Wednesdays, through June 17, Kapolei Public Library; 12 and older; free. 693-7050.

'Iolani Palace Grand Tours, 1 1/2-hour tour of the galleries and barracks, every 30 minutes, 8:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays; $20* ($15* kama'aina). Galleries tour only: $10*. 522-0832.

"Japan & Nature: Spirits of the Seasons," traveling exhibit with hands-on activities, dramatic play and multimedia experiences, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Tuesdays-Fridays and 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturdays-Sundays, through June 4, Hawaii Children's Discovery Center; $8*. 524-5437.

Hawai'i Theatre docent tours, includes performance on a 1922 organ, 11 a.m. Tuesdays; $5. 528-0506.

Mission Houses Museum Tours, 11 a.m. and 1, 2:45 and 4:30 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays; $10* ($8* kama'aina). 531-0481.

Historical Walking Tour, with Honolulu TimeWalks, 9 a.m. Wednesdays, Sheraton Waikiki hotel; free. www.starwood.com/hawaii.

Chinatown Historic and Cultural Walking Tour, presented by Hawai'i Heritage Center, 9:30-11:30 a.m. Wednesdays and Fridays; meet at 1040 Smith St.; $10*. 521-2749.

Promise Me Again, group wedding-vow renewal ceremony, 7 p.m. Wednesdays, Sheraton Moana Surfrider; free. 922-3111.

Aloha Friday King's Jubilee, a tribute to King Kalakaua, with flag ceremony, precision rifle drill and musical revue, followed by fireworks, 7 p.m. Fridays, Hilton Hawaiian Village; free. 949-4321, ext. 77881.

Komo Mai to the Courtyard, with keiki hula and Tahitian fire-knife dancer, 7:30 p.m. Fridays, Sheraton Moana Surfrider; free. 931-8383.

GSI, Hawaii, ghost-scene investigations walking tour, 9 p.m. Fridays, Hawaii State Library; $45*. Reservations: 676-9722, ext. 25.

Na Ali'i, 2-hour cultural walking tour of Waikiki, with Hawaiian storyteller Woody Fern, 9-11 a.m. Saturdays, Outrigger Reef on the Beach, Hoaloha canoe; free. 924-6007.

Poakalani Hawaiian quilt classes, 9:30 a.m.-noon Saturdays, 'Iolani Palace, Old Archives Building; $5 plus materials. 524-0394.

GSI, Hawaii, ghost-scene investigations bus tour, 5:30 p.m . Saturdays, 808communications, Waipio Gentry; $50. Reservations: 676-9722, ext. 25.

Hawaiian Railway Train Rides, 1 and 3 p.m. Sundays, 91-1001 Renton Road, 'Ewa; narrated, 90-minute round trip to Kahe Point; $10*. 681-5461.

"Navigating Change: The Northwestern Hawaiian Islands" exhibit, 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. daily, Hawai'i Maritime Center; $7.50*. 536-6373.

Chinatown Museum Walking Tours, Chinatown and Honolulu Harbor or Downtown Capitol District, 10 a.m.-noon daily, Hawaiian Chinese Multicultural Museum and Archives, Maunakea Marketplace; $10 each. Reservations: 595-3358, 374-3094.

Changing of the King's Guard, snap and precision rifle drill exhibition, 6:15 nightly, King's Village Shopping Center; free. 926-7890.