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JOHN BERGER / JBERGER@STARADVERTISER.COM ‘CABARET’ OPENS BIG AT DHT
1. Diamond Head Theatre staff member Kathryn Mariko Lee, left, welcomed board members Kelly Sanders, Sharon McPhee and Wendell Wo and theater supporter Paul Unkrur to the pre-show reception for the season-opening production of “Cabaret” Sept. 27 outside the theater. Wo noted that although they had arrived a few minutes early for the 7 p.m. party, many others were already there. “People come early for free food, free alcohol or naked women,” Unkrur replied, adding that the party had two out of three.
JOHN BERGER / JBERGER@STARADVERTISER.COM DINNER HELPS GREGORY HOUSE
5. Featured entertainer Mary Gutzi greeted Tony Conjugacion, left, and Kainoa Cravalho at the Gregory House Programs’ 2013 Kahu Malama Award dinner Sept. 28 at the Sheraton Waikiki Hotel. Proceeds fund Gregory House Programs to help it provide housing, food and other services for individuals and families affected by HIV/AIDS.
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JOHN BERGER / JBERGER@STARADVERTISER.COM 4. Although luncheon attendees Blossom Tyau, left, Jean Ariyoshi, Leilani Keough, John Henry Felix and Charlyn Masini weren’t celebrity guest models, the four women were all wearing Jeanie Chun designs.
JOHN BERGER / JBERGER@STARADVERTISER.COM 2. DHT artistic director John Rampage, left, director and choreographer of the new show, talked with board members Indru Watumull and Mariko Lyons and DHT member Gulab Watumull during intermission. The show is the eighth production of “Cabaret” that Rampage has been involved with as an actor, choreographer or director, and his inside-out understanding of it makes the current DHT production “don’t miss” musical theater.
JOHN BERGER / JBERGER@STARADVERTISER.COM CHUN DEBUTS HOLIDAY LOOKS<.b>
3. Fashion designer Jeanie Chun, second from left, was congratulated by Maria Ching, left, Dr. Lawrence K.W. Tseu, Mahealani Richardson and Patricia Lee before a parade of models displayed the simple yet striking designs of her new holiday collection Sept. 28 at Waialae Country Club. Richardson emceed the luncheon fashion event, Lee provided the play-by-play commentary for the fashion show and Tseu was the show sponsor.