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Stage calendar

A list of stage-related events in Honolulu this week, courtesy TGIF. Read More
Updated on  March 22, 2018 at 5:59 pm

Out ‘n’ About calendar

More ideas for the week ahead, courtesy TGIF. Read More
Updated on  March 22, 2018 at 6:00 pm

Gregarious pianist Folds rocks The Republik

Updated on  March 12, 2018 at 10:28 am
Ben Folds’ latest big project is his work with as artistic adviser with the National Symphony Orchestra, but in a show at The Republik — part of his “Paper Airplane Tour” — he showed he has not left rock ’n’ roll behind. Read More

Catingub returns to Oahu with distinctive pop stylings

Updated on  March 8, 2018 at 6:20 pm
Hawaii audiences, perhaps more than most places, truly value a “coming home” event. When Matt Catingub takes the podium with the Hawai‘i Symphony Orchestra, the feeling will be mutual. Read More


Capsule summaries of limited-release films showing at local venues. Read More
Updated on  March 8, 2018 at 7:10 pm

Uneven ‘Thoroughbreds’ a teen thriller with class

Updated on  March 8, 2018 at 6:21 pm
They say there can’t be a good story without a good villain. In his dazzling debut, director and screenwriter Cory Finley aims higher with “Thoroughbreds.” Read More

‘Wrinkle’ has coveted goddesses

Updated on  March 8, 2018 at 6:21 pm
“A Wrinkle in Time” director Ava DuVernay insists she didn’t consciously assemble three of the entertainment industry’s most successful women to play the celestial “Mrs.” characters in Oprah Winfrey, Reese Witherspoon and Mindy Kaling. Read More

Bello Nock headlines Super American Circus at Blaisdell

Updated on  March 10, 2018 at 6:31 pm
Honolulu gets a rare chance to experience live circus entertainment this weekend when the Super American Circus comes to town for eight shows in the Blaisdell Arena. Read More

‘Wrinkle in Time’ needs smoothing out

Updated on  March 8, 2018 at 6:24 pm
Director Ava DuVernay’s “A Wrinkle in Time” is a landmark film even before it hits the theaters. It’s an adaption of Madeleine L’Engle’s classic young adult sci-fi novel and was budgeted at more than $100 million. Read More

Sean Cleland makes memorable solo debut

Updated on  March 9, 2018 at 12:23 am
Multitalented Sean Cleland has been best known until now as a member of the Hollow Spheres, a quartet he helped found in 2009. He builds on that solid foundation as a solo artist. Read More

Hank’s Cafe is a drinking person’s bar

Updated on  March 8, 2018 at 6:26 pm
If you’ve ever looked around Chinatown, you probably know about Hank’s Cafe on Nuuanu Avenue. Read More

Folds turns to fans for ‘Paper Airplane’ set list

Updated on  March 8, 2018 at 6:27 pm
With accomplishments in classical music and photography, Ben Folds has become much more than a pop or rock star. As suggested by the name for his latest set of dates, the “Paper Airplane Request Tour” gets audiences involved. Read More

To Do: Luke Bryan, Jackson Browne, Dirty Cello

Updated on  March 9, 2018 at 7:07 am
Highlights of events coming up in Honolulu over the weeks and months ahead, courtesy TGIF. Read More

Do It: Trio Rafale, Halestorm, Ty Segall

Updated on  March 9, 2018 at 4:00 pm
Highlights of the top events coming up over the week ahead, courtesy TGIF. Read More

Few grins for Oyelowo in ‘Gringo’

Updated on  March 8, 2018 at 6:32 pm
The good news is David Oyelowo is a terrific comedic actor (who knew!). The bad news is that the vehicle for discovery, Nash Edgerton’s “Gringo ,” is a contrived action-comedy that is trying its hardest to shock and offend, but, you know, in a funny, cool B-movie way. Read More

Work in progress makes Regan’s night of comedy special

Updated on  March 5, 2018 at 11:50 am
Brian Regan is the comic all the comics love even if he isn’t a household name across America, and on Friday night at the Blaisdell Concert Hall he showed a bit of why his peers enjoy him so. Read More

Movie review: ‘Death Wish’ tries to have it both ways on guns

Updated on  March 2, 2018 at 11:35 am
Since everything old is new again, it stands to reason that the 1974 Charles Bronson vehicle “Death Wish,” based on a 1972 novel by Brian Garfield, would be dredged up and remade for new audiences. Read More

Del Rey takes control at sold-out Waikiki Shell concert

Updated on  March 1, 2018 at 8:01 pm
For her concert at the Waikiki Shell, Lana Del Rey was every bit the stylized object of desire and confusion that she has set out to be. Read More

‘Red Sparrow’ a terrific vehicle for Jennifer Lawrence

Updated on  March 2, 2018 at 9:59 am
“Red Sparrow” is a thoroughly entertaining movie that stays fresh and interesting for all of its two-hours-plus running time. Read More

Bridgewater celebrates Memphis memories with soul

Updated on  March 1, 2018 at 4:04 pm
The classic 1960s soul music of Memphis and the Stax record label are in the spotlight as Grammy Award-winning jazz vocalist Dee Dee Bridgewater returns for an encore engagement at Blue Note Hawaii. Read More

Colorful puppets bring ocean life to stage

Updated on  March 1, 2018 at 4:03 pm
Hawaii’s brightly colored ocean fish, beautiful offshore reefs and crystal-clear water can be inspirational as well as relaxing. Playwright Kathleen Doyle found the characters for her new play, “Little Big Eye,” while swimming in island waters. Read More

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