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BRUCE ASATO / 2016
                                Memorial Day weekend is a time of remembrance and respect for those who are gone, and few events convey that sentiment as well as Lantern Floating Hawaii at Ala Moana Beach Park.

Do It: ARTafterDARK, Lantern Floating Hawaii, jazz music

BRUCE ASATO / 2016
                                Memorial Day weekend is a time of remembrance and respect for those who are gone, and few events convey that sentiment as well as Lantern Floating Hawaii at Ala Moana Beach Park.

Updated on  May 26, 2017 at 4:57 pm
Art can be refined and traditional, but it can also be cutting-edge and hipster. This month’s ARTafterDARK will focus on the latter with an “Urban Underground”-themed event. Read More
COURTESY LIVING COLOUR
                                Vernon Reid, left, Corey Glover, Doug Wimbish and Will Calhoun of Living Colour will perform at Blue Note Hawaii in Waikiki.

After nearly 2 decades, Living Colour still has a lot to say

COURTESY LIVING COLOUR
                                Vernon Reid, left, Corey Glover, Doug Wimbish and Will Calhoun of Living Colour will perform at Blue Note Hawaii in Waikiki.

Updated on  May 26, 2017 at 5:11 pm
Rock band Living Colour left a major imprint on rock music with its 1988 debut album “Vivid,” a collection of songs that spoke to listeners about their political views and day-to-day experiences with style, artistry and creativity. Read More
BRUCE ASATO / BASATO@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                Vino Italian Tapas & Wine Bar bartender Brent Kawano serves the needs of bar patrons.

Plates and pours are a cut above at Vino

BRUCE ASATO / BASATO@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                Vino Italian Tapas & Wine Bar bartender Brent Kawano serves the needs of bar patrons.

Updated on  May 26, 2017 at 4:51 pm
Waterfront Plaza used to be called Restaurant Row, and when Vino Italian Tapas & Wine Bar was first established, there might have been some competition. Read More
COURTESY E.K. FERNANDEZ SHOWS
                                The Techno Power, a returning favorite ride, tosses and turns its passengers.

New rides, food vendors await at 50th State Fair

COURTESY E.K. FERNANDEZ SHOWS
                                The Techno Power, a returning favorite ride, tosses and turns its passengers.

Updated on  May 26, 2017 at 6:51 pm
The annual 50th State Fair starts this weekend with new rides including Speed and The Seven Seas, monster truck demos, circus acts and some new fun foods, all coming together at Aloha Stadium. Read More
DISNEY
                                Johnny Depp returns as Captain Jack Sparrow on a quest to save his old friend Will Turner in “Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales.”

New ‘Pirates of the Caribbean’ mimics the old ones

DISNEY
                                Johnny Depp returns as Captain Jack Sparrow on a quest to save his old friend Will Turner in “Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales.”

Updated on  May 25, 2017 at 4:34 pm
Since Hollywood loves a nostalgic reboot, it’s no surprise that the “Pirates of the Caribbean” franchise is setting sail once again, six years after 2011’s “On Stranger Tides.” Read More
PARAMOUNT PICTURES
                                Dwayne Johnson, left, and Zac Efron star in the movie adaptation of the old TV show “Baywatch.”

Beach-buddy film sinks under waves of idiocy

PARAMOUNT PICTURES
                                Dwayne Johnson, left, and Zac Efron star in the movie adaptation of the old TV show “Baywatch.”

Updated on  May 25, 2017 at 4:34 pm
Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson’s charisma is a precious and powerful tool that has lifted middling comedie. But with the sloppy, incoherent “Baywatch,” that unstoppable force meets its match. Read More
 
A24 FILMS
                                Debra Winger and Tracy Letts star as a married couple in “The Lovers.”

Clever premise explores truths of relationships in ‘The Lovers’

A24 FILMS
                                Debra Winger and Tracy Letts star as a married couple in “The Lovers.”

Updated on  May 25, 2017 at 4:35 pm
Azazel Jacobs’ “The Lovers” is a complex character study of long-term relationships that takes a clever premise — what if you were cheating on your lover, with your spouse? — and uses it to explore the nuances and ultimate truths of long-term relationships. Read More
ASSOCIATED PRESS
                                One of the top touring U.S. DJs, Kaskade has received two Grammy nominations

To Do: Kaskade, Brian Wilson, All-4-One

ASSOCIATED PRESS
                                One of the top touring U.S. DJs, Kaskade has received two Grammy nominations

Updated on  May 26, 2017 at 4:52 pm
Kaskade is performing June 2, with fellow DJ RL Grime appearing June 3, as part of the two-day outdoor Electric Palms Music Festival. Read More
 
UNIVERSAL PICTURES
                                Daniel Kaluuya and Allison Williams star in Jordan Peele’s thriller, “Get Out.”

Arthouse

UNIVERSAL PICTURES
                                Daniel Kaluuya and Allison Williams star in Jordan Peele’s thriller, “Get Out.”

Updated on  May 25, 2017 at 5:08 pm
Capsule summaries of limited release films showing at local venues. Read More

Stage calendar

A list of stage-related events in Honolulu this week, courtesy TGIF. Read More
Updated on  May 25, 2017 at 5:10 pm

Music and nightlife calendar

Live music, DJs, nightclub acts and comedy. Free admission unless noted. Read More
Updated on  May 25, 2017 at 5:12 pm
ASSOCIATED PRESS / 2015
                                With Trevor Noah’s first Oahu show nearly sold out, a second has been added on the same night at the Blaisdell Concert Hall.

To Do: Trevor Noah, Living Colour, Kaskade

ASSOCIATED PRESS / 2015
                                With Trevor Noah’s first Oahu show nearly sold out, a second has been added on the same night at the Blaisdell Concert Hall.

Updated on  May 17, 2017 at 8:39 pm
Trevor Noah has been making his mark as host of Comedy Central’s “The Daily Show,” with the help of the turbulent American political scene, and as a stand-up comedian, he’s taking his show on the road. Read More
20TH CENTURY FOX
                                Mark Hamill, left, Carrie Fisher and Harrison Ford starred in the 1977 film “Star Wars.” The movie will be shown at 1:15 and 6 p.m. Saturday at the Movie Museum in honor of the 40th anniversary of the hit that started off the “Star Wars” franchise.

Arthouse calendar

20TH CENTURY FOX
                                Mark Hamill, left, Carrie Fisher and Harrison Ford starred in the 1977 film “Star Wars.” The movie will be shown at 1:15 and 6 p.m. Saturday at the Movie Museum in honor of the 40th anniversary of the hit that started off the “Star Wars” franchise.

Updated on  May 17, 2017 at 8:49 pm
Capsule summaries of limited release films showing at local venues. Read More
DIAMOND HEAD THEATRE
                                Kaimana Ramos stars as Chad in the jukebox musical “All Shook Up,” which takes its cue — and music — from Elvis Presley’s heyday in movies. Throw in a dash of mistaken identity comedy inspired by Shakespeare, too. Sarah Halford co-stars as Natalie/Ed, with Ramos.

‘All Shook Up’ is a jukebox musical with a twist

DIAMOND HEAD THEATRE
                                Kaimana Ramos stars as Chad in the jukebox musical “All Shook Up,” which takes its cue — and music — from Elvis Presley’s heyday in movies. Throw in a dash of mistaken identity comedy inspired by Shakespeare, too. Sarah Halford co-stars as Natalie/Ed, with Ramos.

Updated on  May 18, 2017 at 8:29 pm
Elvis Presley and William Shakespeare fans will delight as the comedy lightly borrows from both icons. Read More
COURTESY HONBUSHIN INTERNATIONAL CENTER
                                The annual Daikon Festival in Mililani draws enthusiasts of all ages, who are invited to harvest the sturdy root vegetable, which is popular in Japanese and othercuisines. Brady and Elliott show off their harvest.

At its root the Daikon Festival is all about gratitude

COURTESY HONBUSHIN INTERNATIONAL CENTER
                                The annual Daikon Festival in Mililani draws enthusiasts of all ages, who are invited to harvest the sturdy root vegetable, which is popular in Japanese and othercuisines. Brady and Elliott show off their harvest.

Updated on  May 20, 2017 at 12:26 am
The Honbushin International Center in Mililani offers families the opportunity to harvest their own vegetable and sample different dishes. Read More
JAMM AQUINO / JAQUINO@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                The kalbi beef lettuce wrap is paired with a glass of Sierra Nevada Hop Hunter IPA at Splash Bar inside the Sheraton Princess Kaiulani hotel in Waikiki.

Splash Bar displays its vintage natural assets

JAMM AQUINO / JAQUINO@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                The kalbi beef lettuce wrap is paired with a glass of Sierra Nevada Hop Hunter IPA at Splash Bar inside the Sheraton Princess Kaiulani hotel in Waikiki.

Updated on  May 17, 2017 at 8:37 pm
This spacious poolside haven serves up tropical cocktails and a nice variety of small plates. Read More
TWENTIETH CENTURY FOX
                                Jason Drucker, left, and Owen Asztalos appear in a scene from “Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Long Haul.” All the roles have been recast for the fourth film in “The Wimpy Kid” series, including the original child actors, who have aged out of their roles.

Fourth ‘Wimpy Kid’ film is one long, gross haul

TWENTIETH CENTURY FOX
                                Jason Drucker, left, and Owen Asztalos appear in a scene from “Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Long Haul.” All the roles have been recast for the fourth film in “The Wimpy Kid” series, including the original child actors, who have aged out of their roles.

Updated on  May 17, 2017 at 8:37 pm
The family film series returns with a new cast and storyline that falls flat. Read More

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