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COURTESY JACK STRUTZ
                                Born in San Francisco before eventually moving to Long Beach, Calif., DJ and producer Mr. Carmack credits the three years he lived on Oahu for helping him understand that potential has no limits.

Hot music maker Mr. Carmack draws on experience for creativity

COURTESY JACK STRUTZ
                                Born in San Francisco before eventually moving to Long Beach, Calif., DJ and producer Mr. Carmack credits the three years he lived on Oahu for helping him understand that potential has no limits.

Updated on  March 29, 2017 at 10:48 pm
DJ and producer Mr. Carmack has transformed himself from college dropout to one of the most prolific electronic music producers of today. Read More
JAMM AQUINO / JAQUINO@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                Bartender Ashley Wang concocts a French martini during happy hour at Rain restaurant and cocktail lounge.

Rain’s tasty creations will whet your appetite

JAMM AQUINO / JAQUINO@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                Bartender Ashley Wang concocts a French martini during happy hour at Rain restaurant and cocktail lounge.

Updated on  March 29, 2017 at 10:45 pm
Word is getting out about Rain, a cozy new-ish restaurant at the corner of Fort Street Mall and Pauahi Street that opened to the public in December. Read More
COURTESY HAWAII BAPTIST ACADEMY
                                Ju mui ice pops will be among many cooling treats offered at student-run booths at Saturday’s fair.

HBA carnival features food sold by students

COURTESY HAWAII BAPTIST ACADEMY
                                Ju mui ice pops will be among many cooling treats offered at student-run booths at Saturday’s fair.

Updated on  March 29, 2017 at 10:48 pm
Exercising the opportunity to dunk some favorite teachers can work up an appetite. Read More
COURTESY KANEKOA
                                Kanekoa is a quartet with the potential to bring something creative and new to local music. They all sing, and eight of the nine songs on “Tales of the Fruit Stand Mystic” are originals.

Kanekoa brings creativity to contemporary local music

COURTESY KANEKOA
                                Kanekoa is a quartet with the potential to bring something creative and new to local music. They all sing, and eight of the nine songs on “Tales of the Fruit Stand Mystic” are originals.

Updated on  March 29, 2017 at 10:47 pm
Kanekoa is a quartet with the potential to bring something creative and new to local music. Read More
NETFLIX
                                “Chasing Coral,” which will be HIFF’s closing-night film, had its world premiere at Sundance.

Spring fest features films from Hawaii and beyond

NETFLIX
                                “Chasing Coral,” which will be HIFF’s closing-night film, had its world premiere at Sundance.

Updated on  March 29, 2017 at 10:48 pm
“Neko Atsume” get its international premiere at the Hawaii International Film Festival’s Spring Showcase, joining 31 more movies from Asia and the Pacific, Europe and more points around the globe. Read More
STAR-ADVERTISER / 2012
                                If you missed the CD release party a few months ago, you can get a chance to hear uke star Jake Shimabukuro’s latest album, “Nashville Sessions,” live at the Blue Note next week.

Do It: Les Muses, Shimabukuro, KCCN–FM

STAR-ADVERTISER / 2012
                                If you missed the CD release party a few months ago, you can get a chance to hear uke star Jake Shimabukuro’s latest album, “Nashville Sessions,” live at the Blue Note next week.

Updated on  March 29, 2017 at 10:49 pm
If you missed the CD release party a few months ago, you can get a chance to hear uke star Jake Shimabukuro’s latest album, “Nashville Sessions,” live at the Blue Note next week. Read More
COURTESY DURAN DURAN
                                Tickets are on sale now for Duran Duran, the ’80s synth-pop band that churned out three albums with hit singles in one year and gave James Bond “A View to a Kill.”

To Do: J.B. Smoove, Roseanne Barr, Duran Duran

COURTESY DURAN DURAN
                                Tickets are on sale now for Duran Duran, the ’80s synth-pop band that churned out three albums with hit singles in one year and gave James Bond “A View to a Kill.”

Updated on  March 29, 2017 at 10:45 pm
Tickets are on sale now for Duran Duran, the ’80s synth-pop band that churned out three albums with hit singles in one year and gave James Bond “A View to a Kill.” Read More
 
FOCUS FEATURES
                                Jessica Chastain stars in “The Zookeeper’s Wife.”

“The Zookeeper’s Wife” tells a riveting story of WWII

FOCUS FEATURES
                                Jessica Chastain stars in “The Zookeeper’s Wife.”

Updated on  March 29, 2017 at 10:47 pm
The true story of a zookeeper and his wife saving the lives of hundreds of Jewish people in German-occupied Poland during World War II is told in “The Zookeeper’s Wife.” Read More
DREAMWORKS ANIMATION
                                Miles Christopher Bakshi and Alec Baldwin voices a boy and and his baby brother, respectively, in “The Boss Baby.”

“The Boss Baby” is enjoyable until it wanders off

DREAMWORKS ANIMATION
                                Miles Christopher Bakshi and Alec Baldwin voices a boy and and his baby brother, respectively, in “The Boss Baby.”

Updated on  March 29, 2017 at 10:47 pm
Babies, for all their cuteness, joyful squeals and wonderful-smelling heads, are basically jerks. “The Boss Baby” understands this well. Read More
 
TRISTAR PICTURES
                                James Cosmo, left, and Ewan McGregor star as father and son in a scene from “T2: Trainspotting.”

“T2: Trainspotting” delights with surprises, humor

TRISTAR PICTURES
                                James Cosmo, left, and Ewan McGregor star as father and son in a scene from “T2: Trainspotting.”

Updated on  March 29, 2017 at 10:46 pm
The pleasure of watching “T2: Trainspotting” is different from that of other movies. Read More

Out ‘n’ About calendar

More ideas for the week ahead, courtesy TGIF. Read More
Updated on  March 29, 2017 at 11:17 pm

Stage calendar

A list of stage-related events in Honolulu this week, courtesy TGIF. Read More
Updated on  March 29, 2017 at 10:58 pm

Music and nightlife calendar

Live music, DJs, nightclub acts and comedy. Free admission unless noted. Read More
Updated on  March 29, 2017 at 11:17 pm
LIONSGATE
                                Naomi Scott, left, R.J. Cyler, Dacre Montgomery, Ludi Lin and Becky G star in the big-screen reboot of the TV show “Mighty Morphin Power Rangers.”

Oddball teens are bestowed with powers to save Earth

LIONSGATE
                                Naomi Scott, left, R.J. Cyler, Dacre Montgomery, Ludi Lin and Becky G star in the big-screen reboot of the TV show “Mighty Morphin Power Rangers.”

Updated on  March 23, 2017 at 10:45 am
Back in the ’90s, you probably knew them as “Mighty Morphin,” and these days they take the prefix “Saban’s,” but we all know them best as simply the “Power Rangers.” Read More
ASSOCIATED PRESS
                                Dax Shepard, left, Erik Estrada and Michael Pena at the Los Angeles premiere of “CHIPS.” Estrada co-starred in the original TV show the movie is based on.

Movie version of ‘CHiPS’ heads into R territory

ASSOCIATED PRESS
                                Dax Shepard, left, Erik Estrada and Michael Pena at the Los Angeles premiere of “CHIPS.” Estrada co-starred in the original TV show the movie is based on.

Updated on  March 23, 2017 at 10:45 am
Dax Shepard was only 2 when “CHiPs” started airing on NBC and 8 by the time the popular series about the California Highway Patrol ended. He remembers the show — the sunshine, the motorcycles, the diversity (there weren’t many Latinos in his hometown of Detroit). It was like a vacation from the grayness every night on prime time. Read More
BLEECKER STREET MEDIA
                                Amanda Seyfried, left, Shirley MacLaine and AnnJewel Lee Dixon star in “The Last Word.”

Shirley MacLaine’s acting is sharp but wasted in “Last Word”

BLEECKER STREET MEDIA
                                Amanda Seyfried, left, Shirley MacLaine and AnnJewel Lee Dixon star in “The Last Word.”

Updated on  March 23, 2017 at 10:46 am
In “The Last Word,” Shirley MacLaine plays an octogenarian battle-ax who, in the opening moments, bullies her gardener, cook and hairdresser. Read More
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Island Mele: Cyril Pahinui visits a waterfall; Mark Saito, love

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Updated on  March 23, 2017 at 10:45 am
The song “Hi‘ilawe” has been associated with the family of Gabby Pahinui almost from the time he first recorded it in 1946. Read More
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Bonnie Raitt will treat the isles to her blend of styles

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Updated on  March 24, 2017 at 5:50 pm
Bonnie Raitt is known for her blues, roots and rock, sometimes with a tinge of country, but she has never been afraid to incorporate other sounds, from reggae to soul. Read More
FOX SEARCHLIGHT
                                Woody Harrelson and Laura Dern star in the dark comedy “Wilson.”

“Wilson” is full of laughs but has little emotional heft

FOX SEARCHLIGHT
                                Woody Harrelson and Laura Dern star in the dark comedy “Wilson.”

Updated on  March 23, 2017 at 10:46 am
“Wilson,” a dark comedy about a curmudgeonly hermit who tries to reconnect with the world, is one of those films where the whole is not quite as good as the parts. Read More

Mezzo-soprano Von Stade is modest about her fame

Shhh. There’s an opera diva in town, one of the greatest of the past 50 years or so. Just don’t expect Frederica Von Stade to tell you about it. Read More
Updated on  March 23, 2017 at 10:45 am

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