ISLAND LIFE SHORTS
Director Crowe beams in
Advertiser Staff and News Services
Film writer and director Cameron Crowe, the man behind "Jerry Maguire" and "Elizabethtown," appears in a videoconference for Academy for Creative Media students from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. today at the University of Hawai'i.
The ACM and Directors Guild of America host the direct-from-Los Angeles session, moderated by director Randal Kleiser. ACM director Chris Lee and assistant professor Joel Moffett will moderate. Members of the public may sit in on the videoconference on a space-available basis. To book a spot, call Lily Ching at 956-7736.
— Advertiser staff
SCENT-SATIONAL TIME TOMORROW
Aromatherapy can excite or relax, stimulate or subdue. Lavender, eucalyptus, calendula, verbena, rosemary — each has its own unique properties. Learn more about aromatherapy from a Maui-based expert at "Aromatherapy With Denise Diamond," 2 to 4 p.m. tomorrow at the Halekulani.
Diamond is the author of "The Complete Book of Flowers" and co-founder of the Island-based skincare line Island Essence. Attendees will custom-blend face and body mists while exploring the emotions of memorable scents. It's part of the Halekulani Living Wellness Series; $45 includes afternoon tea and a $25 SpaHalekulani gift certificate. Reservations: 931-5010.
— Paula Rath
"I never take stuff home with me; it's not my style. My husband would have a fit if I came back as the Queen."
Helen Mirren | the star of "The Queen" on leaving her character on the set, in Entertainment Weekly