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The Honolulu Advertiser
Posted on: Friday, September 5, 2008

After Hours: Nightspotting

Compiled by Sarah Kawachi and Kawehi Haug
Advertiser Entertainment Writers


FIRST FRIDAY, gallery walk, self-guided tour at venues Downtown and in Chinatown. 5-9 p.m. today, downtown Honolulu. 521-2903.

FIRST FRIDAY AT ONG KING ARTS CENTER, an art opening, 5-9 p.m., entertainment 9 p.m.-2 a.m. today, Ong King Arts Center. 306-7823.

LIVE FROM THE LAWN, with entertainment by Manoa Voices, Leokane Pryor, more. 6-9 p.m. today, Hawai'i State Art Museum. www.hawaii.gov/sfca.

THRICE. Post-hardcore straight out of Irvine, California. 7 p.m. today, Pipeline Cafe. 877-750-4400, www.ticketmaster.com.

MARK CURRY, comic. Hangin' with Mr. Curry. A Laugh Factory presentation. 8:30 p.m. today-Sunday, Cirque Hawaii. 922-0017.

JEFF SAID NO Blues rock in dirty Chinatown? We say, yes, yes, yes. What better place? 8:30 p.m. today, Amy's Place. 550-8168.

CHEMISSTRY, for ladies who love ladies, with DJ Mummbles and Christine. 10:30 p.m.-2 a.m. today, Cafe Sistina; 21/older. 596-0061.

EDDIE WOULD GO BASH 2008. Pohaku, Ten Feet, Kahakea, Kevin Okimoto. 6 p.m.-2 a.m. Saturday, Pipeline Cafe. www.eddieaikaufoundation.org.

HAWAIIAN BLOSSOM TOUR, featuring Raiatea Helm and guests. 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Hawaii Theatre. 528-0506, www.hawaiitheatre.com.

COPS & ROBBERS COSTUME PARTY. DJs Kitty Chow, Mr. Nick, Casey, more; theme attire suggested. 9 p.m. Saturday, Mercury Bar. 537-3080.

CRUCIAL CURE: A TRIBUTE TO MOTLEY CRUE. Because every rose has ... never mind. 9 p.m. Saturday, Anna Bannana's. 946-5190.

ENERGY, house, breaks, electro, trance, with guest DJs William Hawkins, Lyndsey. 9 p.m.-4 a.m. Saturday, The Shop. 591-3500.

PAGAN TEMPLE, guest dancer Sabrina Fox and DJ Non, Nocturna and Modboy. 9 p.m.-2 a.m. Saturday, The Loft. 688-8813.

SKYLINE, with DJs and, of course, that exclusive Skyline vibe. 9 p.m.-2 a.m. Saturday, Sheraton Waikiki Hotel, Hanohano Room. 922-4422.

DAVID DONDERO, indie singer, songwriter. Doors open at 9 p.m. Saturday, thirtyninehotel; 21/older. 599-2552, www.groovetickets.com.

DOWNTOWNE, lesbian night, with Ms. Angel, KSM. 9:30 p.m.-2 a.m. Saturday, E&O Trading Co., Ward Centre. 21/older. 591-9555.

FLOW, a hip-hop showcase. Spitting skills wanted. Don't go unless you're prepared to flow. 10 p.m.-2 a.m. Saturday, The O Lounge. 944-8436.

TOMMY DAVIDSON, with Timmy Mattos. 6 p.m. and 9 p.m. Wednesday, Pipeline Cafe. 877-750-4400, www.ticketmaster.com.

HOUSE OF WHORRORS, with DJ G Plus, dancers and more. And it isn't even Halloween. 9 p.m. Thursday, Hula's Bar & Lei Stand. 923-0669.


FIRST FRIDAY with resident DJs Mark Chittom and Grady Gillan. 9 p.m. today, thirtyninehotel; 21/older. 599-2552.

THE SAUCE, with DJs. And beer ... wait. That IS the sauce, huh? 10 p.m.-2 a.m. Saturday, Brew Moon. 21/older. 593-0088.


AFTERLIFE, goth industrial party. Jaunt (or skulk) through Fields of Nephilim with the black-clad set. 9 p.m. Fridays, The Shop. 524-0004.

CANDY BAR, Presented by Flash & Matty Boy. Expect big crowds. 9 p.m.-4 a.m. Fridays, Ala Moana Center, Pearl Ultralounge. 944-8000.

The Limelight, with two dance floors; hip-hop, R&B upstairs, '80s/'90s downstairs. 10 p.m.-4 a.m. Fridays, The Living Room.

FLASHBACK FRIDAYS LIVE. 10 p.m.-4 a.m. Fridays, Skye Sushi Lounge, Ala Moana Hotel penthouse. 21/older, 25-30, older preferred. 955-4466.

EMPIRE. DJs spin hip-hop, house, soul, funk, drum-n-bass. 9 p.m.-4 a.m. Saturdays, Lotus Soundbar. 21/older. www.myspace.com/doubleospot.

HAWAIIWOOD, with DJ Durtie Rice and lots o' glam. 10 p.m.-2 a.m. Saturdays, Planet Hollywood. 924-7877, www.verticaljunkies.com.

RICE CRACKER, with DJs Delve1der, XL and G-Spot. Or kaki mochi, to some. 10 p.m.-2 a.m. Saturdays, Chai's Island Bistro. 585-0011.

DO'KYO, with Nocturnal Sound Krew and Main Ingredient. 10 p.m.-2 a.m. Saturdays, Harbor Court Bistro. 21/older. 587-8338, www.racesauce.com.

Lollipop Mondays, dance crew contest, hip-hop, R&B. 7 p.m.-12 a.m. Mondays, The O Lounge. All ages. www.myspace.com/uniteddjs.

KINGSTON TOWN, reggae with DJs Gonzales and Vince. 9 p.m.-4 a.m. Tuesdays, Fashion 45, Waikiki Trade Center. www.fashion45hawaii.com.

MODERN LOVE, dance, rock, pop. Can you ask for anything more? You should ask anyway. 9 p.m. Wednesdays, Mercury Bar. 537-3080.

TOTALLY 80s, nee "Acid Wash," with DJs G-Spot, Nocturna, Quiksilva, Vegas Mike. 9 p.m.-2 a.m. Wednesdays, The Loft. 21/older. 688-8813.

MIC:CTRL, techno and house, with Willis Haltom, Zane, Ernie K., Fathom. 9 p.m.-4 a.m. Wednesdays, Lotus Soundbar. 924-1688.

PRIVILEGE, with DJs, urban lifestyle trendy dress code. 10:30 p.m.-4 a.m. Wednesdays, Level 4, Royal Hawaiian Center. 931-6200.

INDULGE, pau hana professional mingling for ladies, with Beauty Bar and music by DJ Miss Kitty Lee. 4-8 p.m. Thursdays, Bar 35. 537-3535.

SWAMPA ZZ, emo-tronic-dirt-hop party. Downtown is where it's at. 10 p.m. Thursdays, Indigo Eurasian Cuisine. 21/older. 521-2900.

Reach Sarah Kawachi at skawachi@honoluluadvertiser.com and Kawehi Haug at khaug@honoluluadvertiser.com.