Thursday, August 28, 2008

Weekend Picks - August 28, 2008

Lei Chic’s guide to the weekend’s best events.

It’s A Stretch
What: Free yoga day at studios all over the island. Check out a new class, a new instructor and take a friend.
When: Monday, all day
Details: Check here for a full listing of participating studios and class schedules.

Rock Around The Shop
Rock Shop, a free sale and shopping party with clothes from designers like Indah, SooZou, Roberta Oaks, Meesah and more. Shop to tunes from DJ Princess X and enjoy the complimentary cocktail for every guest.
When: Saturday, noon to 4 p.m.
Where: thirtyninehotel, 39 Hotel Street, Chinatown.
Details: Call 808.599.2552 for more info.

Just Desserts
What: Sample sweet treats from Sugar Rush and champagne from HASR Wine Co. at Dessert After Dark, a benefit for Stand Up 2 Cancer at Chinatown’s Tea at 1024.

When: Friday, 6 to 7 p.m.
Tea at 1024, 1024 Nuuanu Avenue, Chinatown
Details: $35 per person, reservations a must. Check for more info.

Golden Boy
What: Meet gold medal decathalete Bryan Clay at his first Hawai‘i appearance since his big victory in Beijing.
When: Friday, 4:15 to 5 p.m.
Where: Royal Grove Gardens (between buildings B and C) at Royal Hawaiian Center
Details: Call 808.922.2299 for more info.

Cherry Picking
What: A striptease burlesque show at The Risque Soiree from local performance troupe Cherry Blossom Cabaret.
When: Friday, 9:30 p.m. to 1 a.m.
Where: Cupola Theater, second floor, Honolulu Design Center, 1250 Kapi‘olani Blvd.
Details: Call 808.237.5462 or email for more info.

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Lei Chic is a daily email and shopping blog that plugs you into Hawaii's newest and hottest boutiques, designers, trends, spas and salons, and more. You'll also discover all the cool events, dinners and sales happening around town in our Weekend Picks every Thursday. With Lei Chic, you'll get the inside scoop on what everyone will be talking about tomorrow – in your inbox today.

Lei Chic associate editor Natalie Schack has been a cultural anthropology student,museum worker bee and dabbler in graphic design. When she isn't scouting new fashion, compiling to-do lists or crafting puns, Natalie spends her free time dreaming up elaborate picnic ideas; "researching" via YouTube tutorials, blogs and Instagram; and dusting off her pith helmet for the next adventure life throws her way.

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