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The Honolulu Advertiser
Posted on: Friday, April 23, 2010

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Sultry-voiced Ginai is joining with energetic pianist Pierre Grill and local virtuoso bass player Ernie Provencher for an evening of song. A perfect venue to relax and enjoy.

7:30 p.m. / Atherton Performing Arts Studio / $25 general, $20 for HPR members, $15 for students with ID / 955-8821


We're still trying to figure out why The Hold Steady concert isn't being held at a bigger venue. It's a steal of a deal to hear these guys at this intimate venue. Trust us, you won't find a better deal.

10 p.m. (doors open 9 p.m.) / NextDoor / $25 / 877-714-7668, www.groovetickets.com


Celebrate the marvelous fruit that tops off cocktails, is used in desserts, tastes great as a juice or on its own. The Wahiawa Pineapple Festival is all about celebrating the pineapple culture. Keiki games and crafts are part of the fun.

9 a.m.-4 p.m. / Wahiawa District Park / free / 621-0043

MAY 12

He may look like a hit man from "The Sopranos," but Angelo Tsarouchas has no mob ties (we think). In reality, he's just a funny guy who kills audiences with laughter.Expect some bada-bing if you go.

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

MAY 14-30

Luck will be a lady if you can get to Diamond HeadTheatre for "Guys and Dolls," a classic, fun musical.

8 p.m. Thursdays-Saturdays, 4 p.m. Sundays, 3 p.m. Saturday matinees on May 22 and 29 / Diamond Head Theatre / $12-$42 / 733-0274, www.diamondheadtheatre.com

MAY 19

Comedian Bobby Miyamoto's family is originally from Hawai'i, but he was raised in Boise, Idaho. He's coming here now as one of the rising talents comedy has to offer.

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

MAY 22

Slightly Stoopid have perfected their sound; they've also shared the stage with the Dave Matthews Band, Sublime, Roots, the Marley Brothers and many other top acts.

10 p.m. (doors open 9 p.m.) / Pipeline Café / $30, $60 VIP / 877-714-7668, www.groovetickets.com

JUNE 12-13

Battle of the Paddle is the largest stand-up paddleboard festival around. There will be demonstrations and a chance to participate regardless of your level of expertise.

9 a.m.-4 p.m / Duke Kahanamoku Beach, Fort DeRussy Beach, Waikíkí / free / events@rainbowsandals.com


April 30 Extra Stout reunion show, Anna Bannana's

April 30-May 2 "Dear Diary," Castle Performing Arts Center

April 30-May 2 13th Islandwide Spring Crafts and Food Expo, Blaisdell Exhibition Hall

May 1 Jammin' Hawaiians, Waikíkí

May 2 Kodomo no Hi: Keiki Fun Fest/Going Green, Japanese Cultural Center of Hawaii

May 4 Lei of Stars, Hawaii Theatre

May 5 Cinco De Mayo Street Festival, Nuuanu Avenue

May 7 Tommy Tutone & Dale Bozzio, Pipeline Café

May 8 Aloha Concert 2010, Blaisdell Concert Hall

May 8 Capone's Mother Day Comedy, Blaisdell Arena