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The Honolulu Advertiser
Posted on: Friday, April 9, 2010

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APRIL 16-18

Cosplay heaven — better known as Kawaii Kon 2010 — will be highlighted by guest appearances of veteran director and mechanical designer Shinji Aramaki and voice actor Daisuke Kishio. The art is pretty incredible, too.

Hawaii Convention Center / for schedule, see www.kawaii-kon.org


Iliza Shlesinger's quick wit and sharp tongue won the sixth season of NBC's "Last Comic Standing." She now hosts her own Web series, "The Weekly News with Iliza," on http://thestream.tv. Captivating.

8 p.m. (doors open 7 p.m.) / Pipeline Café / $20, $40 VIP / 877-714-7668, www.groovetickets.com


Nothing like belting out the phone number “867-5309” to get you in an '80s mood, and Tommy Tutone comes to town still singing Jenny's digits. Dale Bozzio, former Missings Persons lead singer, co-headlines.

8 p.m. (doors open 7 p.m.) / Pipeline Café / $25, $50 VIP / 877-714-7668, www.groovetickets.com

MAY 8-9

Spend a part of Mother's Day weekend at the Hawaii Pet Expo. There will be pet-training demonstrations, puppy matching for potential owners, plus cats, birds, rabbits, turtles, koi and other pets to check out.

10 a.m.-4 p.m. / Blaisdell Exhibition Hall / free / 845-1762

MAY 14

Iona Contemporary Dance Theatre's "Akasha" will be a sight to behold when the four elements — earth, air, wind and fire — come together. The costumes will be spectacular, as well as the dance.

8 p.m. / Hawaii Theatre / $25, $35, $45 / 528-0506, www.hawaiitheatre.com

MAY 15-16

The New Baby Expo 2010 is the largest prenatal-to-preschool event of the year. New parents can catch up on the latest and best products and services for their babies and shop for gifts.

10 a.m.-5 p.m. / Blaisdell Exhibition Hall / $4.50, free for ages 5 and under / www.newbabyexpo.com

April 16-17 LCC Dance Festival, Leeward Community College Theatre

April 17 Julio Iglesias, Blaisdell Concert Hall

April 17 Sammy Hagar & The Wabos, Pipeline Café

April 17 Mayjah Rayjah concert, Waikíkí Shell

April 23 Ferrari 5000 CD Release Party with Xzibit, Pipeline Café

April 23-24 6th Kokua Festival, Waikíkí Shell

April 29 David Spade, Blaisdell Concert Hall

May 8 Capone's Mother Day Comedy, Blaisdell Arena

May 8 "An Adventure in American Music," Hawaii Theatre

May 8 Starlight Ball 2010, Honolulu Academy of Arts