Is a Seawind reunion in the works? Well, lead singer Pauline Wilson, who just did two concerts here with Music Magic to benefit Special Olympics Hawai‘i, is off to Los Angeles for a reunion and recording session with Seawind, the jazz fave from waaaaaay back that has been mostly dormant in recent times.
Comedian Augie T made good on his promise to make fun of the scarcity of Bruno Mars concert tickets at his "Laugh for Relief" fundraising concert. Augie coupled with comedian buddy Rex Navarrete to raise funds for victims of Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines.
It's hana hou for "Here Lives Love," the David Byrne-Fatboy Slim disco musical about Imelda Marcos. The hit musical will be revived beginning April 14 in an open-end run at The Public Theatre in New York, with islander Ruthie Ann Miles.
Loretta Ables Sayre will reprise the Bloody Mary role, which brought her a Tony nomination in Lincoln Center's 2007 revival of "South Pacific," when the Paper Mill Playhouse presents the classic Rodgers and Hammerstein musical at its Millburn, N.J., theater April 9 through May 4.
Aidan James, the 12-year-old ukulele wizard, has recorded three versions of "One of the Ones," which he co-wrote with Nashville composer Jeff Dayton. He'll get a national boost when the tune is featured on CBS' "Hawaii Five-0" on Friday. Earlier that morn, Aidan will perform it on Hawaii News Now.
Comedian Augie T tried but failed to score tickets to Bruno Mars' upcoming concerts here April 18, 19 and 21. He realizes many locals are in the same boat, so Augie will take on this problem when he and funnyman buddy Rex Navarrete present an all-island fundraising tour to help victims of Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines.
Is Pepsi courting Bruno Mars for a post-Super Bowl relationship following his halftime show and soft-drink commercial last month? Apparently so. Mars, the Hawaii-born superstar, has not yet signed on to extend the Pepsi pipeline to fame and fortune, according to online buzz.
Singer-actress Loretta Ables Sayre, the Tony-nominated Bloody Mary from Broadway's "South Pacific" revival a few seasons back, will be among the guest celebs taking part in a live reading for Honolulu Theatre for Youth's 60th-season announcement, 7 p.m. Feb. 28 at Tenney Theatre.
A week after Bruno Mars wowed 'em with his halftime show at Super Bowl XLVIII, the buzz and momentum just won't stop. His two Blaisdell Arena concerts were a quick sellout Monday, and an additional third sold out in an hour. Mars fans are hoping for a fourth show.
Should gubernatorial candidate Sen. David Ige be allowed to speak about the Democratic Party’s platform progress at its convention?
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UH Senior Fashion Show
The 48th annual University of Hawaii Senior Fashion Show is set for April 27 at Waikiki Beach Marriott Resort & Spa, featuring the designs of seven senior and seven junior designers. Read More »
BRUNO MARS AND traveling party are in town, here after their final night in Japan and ready for three nights in Hawaii at the Blaisdell beginning Friday. Welcome home, Bruno! Read More »