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Natural Vibrations reunites for Bishop Museum concert


Updated on  January 19, 2018 at 4:30 pm
Putting “priorities” on the side, Natural Vibrations reunites for a performance this weekend at Bishop Museum. Read More

Former champ Mike Tyson tells all in 1-man show


Updated on  January 18, 2018 at 8:19 pm
Former heavyweight boxing champion Mike Tyson brings his no-holds-barred, one-man show to Blaisdell Concert Hall this weekend. Read More

Jim Brickman forays into vocal performance, mulls Broadway show


Updated on  January 19, 2018 at 3:36 pm
Jim Brickman, a romantic poet of the piano who gives two Hawaii Theatre concerts today and Saturday, says he might contemplate a Broadway run — in the distant future. Read More

Honolulu-based artist inspired by mother’s mysterious death


Updated on  January 19, 2018 at 3:55 pm
In photographs, multimedia sculpture and video inspired by the mysterious loss of her mother, who was killed when the artist was a young girl in Nigeria, Honolulu-based artist Nanci Amaka explores the concepts of love, loss, embodiment, and letting go —and the anxieties affiliated with those emotions and experiences. Read More

Growler USA offers fun, fair prices in Kapahulu


Updated on  January 19, 2018 at 5:25 pm
Growler USA has everything needed for a good pau hana experience: Good beer, decent food, discounts and a laid-back, comfortable atmosphere. Read More
 

Problematic storyline weakens ‘Den of Thieves’


Updated on  January 19, 2018 at 11:10 am
“Den of Thieves” seems intended to have been a crimeepic in the vein of Michael Mann’s “Heat,” about two men of talent and spirit who happen to be on opposite sides of the law. And it’s sort of like that, if you can imagine a Michael Mann picture that has been set on fire and dropped from an airplane. Read More

Designer’s muse confronts his obsession in ‘Phantom Thread’


Updated on  January 18, 2018 at 5:36 pm
Much of the pleasure of this spellbinding movie, set in England during the 1950s, lies in how lovingly Paul Thomas Anderson stitches together throwaway details. Read More
 

Remarkable story lost to fictionalization in ‘12 Strong’


Updated on  January 18, 2018 at 5:35 pm
A remarkable story inspired “12 Strong,” but the remarkable story actually told by “12 Strong” is a different remarkable story. Maybe the story is slightly different, and maybe it’s a lot different, but one thing is for sure — it happens to different characters. Read More

Warm, fuzzy family flick is ‘Forever’ too fuzzy


Updated on  January 18, 2018 at 5:44 pm
Like so many of the best country songs, “Forever My Girl” doesn’t leave much up to interpretation. Read More

‘Mary and the Witch’s Flower’ chases girl and her broomstick


Updated on  January 18, 2018 at 5:45 pm
Mary is a bored,lonely, curious child, and therefore a perfect candidate for a fantastical adventure. Shunted aside by the grown-ups and mocked by the only other young person in the rustic village of Red Manor, a cute boy named Peter, Mary soon acquires a black cat, a broomstick and a cluster of enchanted purple blossoms. Read More

‘Call Me by Your Name’ explores first love in carefree Italy


Updated on  January 18, 2018 at 5:36 pm
It’s summertime in Northern Italy in 1983 at a secluded 17th-century villa, where life among the antiquities is beautifully tranquil and nothing is ever pressing. It’s the perfect backdrop for exploring love in “Call Me by Your Name.” Read More

Arthouse


Updated on  January 18, 2018 at 5:37 pm
Capsule summaries of limited-release films showing at local venues. Read More

Henson keeps ‘Proud Mary’ rolling


Updated on  January 12, 2018 at 5:33 pm
The action thriller “Proud Mary” begins by trying to establish some retro cred, with a vintage Motown tune on the soundtrack (the Temptations’ “Papa Was a Rolling Stone,” not thematically apt but rhythmically bubbling nevertheless) and a title typeface that recalls the one used in the 1974 blaxploitation picture “Foxy Brown.” Read More

Music and nightlife calendar

Live music, DJs, nightclub acts and comedy. Free admission unless noted. Read More
Updated on  January 18, 2018 at 6:17 pm

Stage calendar

A list of stage-related events in Honolulu this week, courtesy TGIF. Read More
Updated on  January 18, 2018 at 6:17 pm

Out ‘n’ About calendar

More ideas for the week ahead, courtesy TGIF. Read More
Updated on  January 18, 2018 at 6:14 pm

Artweek

Send items at least two weeks in advance of event or opening to tgif@staradvertiser.com. Photos welcome. Note: If submitting classes, please include name of instructor, address where classes will be conducted, fee and contact information. Read More
Updated on  January 18, 2018 at 6:16 pm

Honolulu-based artist inspired by mother’s mysterious death

In photographs, multimedia sculpture and video inspired by the mysterious loss of her mother, who was killed when the artist was a young girl in Nigeria, Honolulu-based artist Nanci Amaka explores the concepts of love, loss, embodiment, and letting go — and the anxieties affiliated with those emotions and experiences. Read More
Updated on  January 18, 2018 at 5:31 pm

Ross’ artistry creates lasting musical legacy


Updated on  January 11, 2018 at 6:49 pm
When Diana Ross takes the stage on Friday in the Blaisdell Arena, most of her fans will be there for one thing: the experience of hearing Ross perform their favorite hits, live in concert. Read More

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