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Repressed sexuality sets off spooky shock waves

Updated on  December 7, 2017 at 3:39 pm
A muted and moody supernatural chiller, “Thelma” marks a first foray into quasi-horror territory for Norwegian director Joachim Trier, who scripted the film with his usual writing partner, Eskil Vogt. Read More


Updated on  December 7, 2017 at 8:06 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  December 14, 2017 at 3:56 pm

Out ‘n’ About calendar

More ideas for the week ahead, courtesy TGIF. Read More
Updated on  December 14, 2017 at 3:57 pm

Music and nightlife calendar

Live music, DJs, nightclub acts and comedy. Free admission unless noted. Read More
Updated on  December 14, 2017 at 4:05 pm

Khalifa returns to Honolulu for DJ set at Pure

Three-time Billboard Music Award winner and Grammy Award-nominated hip-hop artist Wiz Khalifa returns to Honolulu this week with L.A. rapper Ty Dolla $ign. Read More

‘Charlie Brown Christmas’ a splendid holiday gift from DHT

Diamond Head Theatre’s “A Charlie Brown Christmas” is sentimental, sweet and short — perfectly timed to combat the stress and challenges of the yuletide season. Read More

Metal band Incubus returning to Honolulu

Updated on  December 5, 2017 at 3:41 pm
Incubus, the chart-topping quintet that blends a variety of rock/metal genres, returns to Hawaii for two performances at The Republik in March. Read More

Hill returns to Honolulu for Blaisdell concert

Sultry-voiced hip-hop, reggae and R&B artist Lauryn Hill will return to Hawaii to perform at Blaisdell Arena on Feb. 9, 2018, and the Maui Arts & Cultural Center on Feb. 10, 2018. Read More

Jackson Browne to play Waikiki Shell in April

Updated on  December 5, 2017 at 3:19 pm
Classic rock-era hitmaker Jackson Browne plays the Waikiki Shell on April 6. Read More


Updated on  November 30, 2017 at 4:44 pm
Capsule summaries of limited-release films showing at local venues. Read More

Holiday calendar

Updated on  November 30, 2017 at 5:01 pm
This week’s holiday happenings. Read More

Ballinger brings narcissistic, comedic character to Hawaii Theatre

Updated on  November 30, 2017 at 4:33 pm
Hide the adults! Bring out the children, and the child-like. Miranda Sings, the talentless, narcissistic, egotistical character who brings an existential angle into every value judgment you might make about a person, is back in town. Read More

Diversity can generate positive Oscar buzz; offscreen misbehavior doesn’t

Updated on  November 30, 2017 at 4:35 pm
More than ticket sales, idiosyncratic Oscar winners such as “The Hurt Locker,” “Slumdog Millionaire” and “No Country for Old Men” offer a long-after-release life­ span while upholding the lofty ambitions of the art form. The question now facing the academy and film fans alike is, who should define which films, or performances, or concepts, will be included in awards season? Read More

DHT presents live-action ‘Charlie Brown Christmas’

Updated on  November 30, 2017 at 4:35 pm
Christmas is about more than getting presents and going to lots of parties, but when the holiday season starts around Halloween, the deeper meaning can get lost in the hubbub. Beloved comic book character Charlie Brown confronts this conundrum in Diamond Head Theatre’s production of “A Charlie Brown Christmas.” Read More

Animated ‘Breadwinner’ depicts harsh Taliban life

Updated on  November 30, 2017 at 4:38 pm
In its power and its beauty, “The Breadwinner” reminds us that animation can be every bit as much of a medium for adults as it is for children. Read More

Honolulu City Lights features Grammy-nominated Tatofi

Updated on  November 30, 2017 at 4:43 pm
“It’s a Zoo Out There” sets the theme this year for Honolulu City Lights, the eagerly awaited free event that has become a beloved Christmas season tradition. This year’s opening night concert features Josh Tatofi. Read More

Music fest brings Diplo, Lil Uzi Vert, others in January

Updated on  November 30, 2017 at 10:32 am
The Pangea Music Festival, a student-oriented music, dance and cultural festival that originated in the U.K., will be bringing DJ and producer Diplo, Grammy-nominated rapper Lil Uzi Vert, electronic dance musician Carnage and other acts to the Hawaii Country Club in January. Read More


Updated on  November 23, 2017 at 9:31 pm
Capsule summaries of limited-release films showing at local venues. Read More

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