The hot list
'LOST' HITS THE BIG SCREEN, BIDS ADIEU
Before ABC's popular show "Lost" takes its final bow next weekend, the creators of the show, Carlton Cuse and Damon Lindelof, will appear in a live interview that will be aired in movie theaters nationwide. The show, titled "Times Talks Live: Lost," will cover the challenges faced by the creators to craft a series finale that would satisfy them, as well as the fans. The event will include a teaser from the upcoming final episode and an interactive Q-and-A session with fans.
"Times Talks Live: Lost" / Dole Cannery 18 / 8 p.m. Thursday / $12.50
SOUNDS LIKE SOUNDS OF SUCCESS
The SOS Band brings the rhythm and blues to the Blaisdell Concert Hall.
SOS Band / Blaisdell Concert Hall / 7 p.m. tomorrow / $40-$50 / www.ticketmaster.com, 800-745-3000
The much-discussed movie "Princess Ka'iulani" based on her life opens in theaters today. It first premiered at the 2009 Hawaii International Film Festival before being released nationwide. See review in today's Island Life.
IONA TURNS 20
The Iona Contemporary Dance Theatre celebrates 20 years of dance this year with a new show, "Akasha," premiering at 8 tonight only at the Hawaii Theatre ($25-$45, www.hawaiitheatre.com, 528-0506). For more info on the show, visit www.iona360.com.
TALK STORY WITH KENNY ENDO
Taiko drummer Kenny Endo celebrates 35 years of drumming with a one-time show, "An Afternoon with Kenny Endo — Reflections on 35 Years of Taiko" (1:30 p.m. tomorrow, Japanese Cultural Center of Hawaii, free, 737-7236).
WORDS AND NOTES
The 5th annual Hawaii Book & Music Festival happens from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. tomorrow and Sunday at Honolulu Hale (free, www.hawaiibookandmusicfestival.org, 239-8451).
REAL MEN WEAR LACE
Back in the day, men dug a few well-placed frills. And by frills, we mean the full-on fancy stuff — lace collars, puffy sleeves, velvet pants. The Honolulu Academy of Arts' new textile exhibition shows off the softer side of mankind with "Men in Lace" (opens Thursday, ends Oct. 10, 532-8700).
ROBIN IS IN THE HOOD
Director Ridley Scott teams up again with the bad boy of historic film epics, Russell Crowe (they did "Gladiator" together), for a new-millenium remake of the classic tale of heroics and wealth distribution. "Robin Hood" opens today.