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The Green marches into Waikiki for KCCN’s ‘Bash’

Updated on  April 20, 2018 at 11:04 am
The Green brings its new music to the Waikiki Shell for KCCN’s birthday celebration. Read More

Hawaii Opera Theatre presents Tchaikovsky’s ‘Eugene Onegin’

Updated on  April 20, 2018 at 10:40 am
Love, and love rejected. Dangerous flirtation. Societal demands. Betrayal. Male ego gone amuck. And if you hear gunfire, don’t worry — it’s part of the show. It all adds up to regrets, and more regrets, in “Eugene Onegin,” considered one of the greatest works in Russian literature. Read More

DB Grill does happy hour right in Kapolei

Updated on  April 20, 2018 at 11:36 am
With the expansion of Kapolei’s shopping and dining options, a sister restaurant to Duck Butt, DB Grill, opened last year at Kapolei Commons. Read More

Maui Jam Band features Hawaiian standards

Updated on  April 19, 2018 at 5:58 pm
Multi-instrumentalist Al Nip is the leader, primary vocalist and solid foundation of the Maui Jam Band, made up of Valley Isle residents who play Hawaiian and hapa-haole standards. Read More

Lowbrow comedy ‘Super Troopers 2’ goes nowhere fast

Updated on  April 19, 2018 at 6:02 pm
From the beginning, the makers of “Super Troopers” and “Beerfest” have built these politically incorrect odes to nonsense practically daring you to disapprove. This approach is not aging well in “Super Troopers 2,” a film that looks way more fun to make than it is to watch. Read More

Joaquin Phoenix portrays a hit man in ‘You Were Never Really Here’

Updated on  April 21, 2018 at 1:40 pm
A journey to the deepest levels of the dark side, “You Were Never Really Here” is an art-house crime thriller that succeeds on every technical and creative level. Read More

Troubled teen befriends a horse in ‘Lean on Pete’

Updated on  April 19, 2018 at 6:02 pm
Making a film about a lonely boy and a horse means expectations of “The Black Stallion” variety are inevitable, but that’s not where “Lean on Pete” is going. Not at all. Read More

‘Final Portrait’ details life, times of Alberto Giacometti

Updated on  April 19, 2018 at 6:03 pm
“Final Portrait” is faithful to its title and a lot more. Ably written and directed by Stanley Tucci, it examines in detail the drama behind the last painting made by artist Alberto Giacometti, but that is only the start. Read More

Sergio Mendes to perform at Blue Note Hawaii

Updated on  April 17, 2018 at 7:55 pm
Sergio Mendes, the Grammy-winning musician whose easy-on-the-ears blend of bossa nova and samba helped pave the way for Latin American music around the world, comes to the Blue Note Hawaii for two nights in November. Read More


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Updated on  April 19, 2018 at 6:15 pm

Arthouse calendar

Capsule summaries of limited-release films showing at local venues. Read More
Updated on  April 19, 2018 at 6:16 pm

Music and nightlife calendar

Live music, DJs, nightclub acts and comedy. Free admission unless noted. Read More
Updated on  April 19, 2018 at 6:17 pm

Stage calendar

A list of stage-related events in Honolulu this week, courtesy TGIF. Read More
Updated on  April 19, 2018 at 6:17 pm

Out ‘n’ About calendar

More ideas for the week ahead, courtesy TGIF. Read More
Updated on  April 19, 2018 at 6:18 pm

‘Truth’ dares to be deadly fun, but is deadly dull

Updated on  April 12, 2018 at 5:18 pm
In “Blumhouse’s Truth Or Dare,” a bunch of college kids go to Mexico and come back with something awful, contagious, and beyond the reach of Pepto-Bismol, or broad-spectrum antibiotics. Read More

Russian-made ‘Loveless’ leaves audiences out in the cold

Updated on  April 13, 2018 at 10:17 am
Russia’s foreign language Oscar nominee “Loveless ” is a beautifully shot and elegantly constructed film about an already broken family in a moment of crisis and tragedy. It’s also bleak and unpleasant to sit through. Read More

Yung Pinch brings beachy, psychedelic grooves to Honolulu

Updated on  April 13, 2018 at 10:15 am
Blake Sandoval is an up and coming hip hop artist; don’t let the long brown hair, high-pitch voice and wiry frame fool you. Read More

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