Thursday, March 26, 2009

Weekend Picks - March 26, 2009

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

Pop Art Party
What: Make an Andy Warhol inspired photo of yourself at Art After Dark at the Honolulu Academy of Art. Pop into the photo booth hosted by Apple, and they'll email you a digital, four-tile, pop-art-colored pic with your face. More ways to get into the 15 Seconds of Fame theme: check out the Academy’s Warhol pieces, and bring a few canned goods for the food drive in honor of the Campbell’s soup can.
When: Friday, 6 to 10 p.m.
Where: Honolulu Academy of Art
Details: Click here for more info. 

A Taste of Honey
Sample and learn about different varieties of Hawai‘i honey like Creamy Organic Lehua, Christmasberry and Big Island Macadamia Nut, and which teas their flavors match best with as sweeteners. Get 15 percent off any purchase of tea or honey during the event.
When: Saturday, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Where: Pacific Place Tea Garden, third level, Ala Moana Center
Details: Call 808.944.2004 for more info.

Shop a Le
a at Ala Moana Center
What: Four more days of the weeklong shopping festival at Ala Moana Center. Check out the full calendar of events, great discounts, and get entered to win a grand prize Vegas getaway.
When: Through Sunday
Where: Ala Moana Center
ails: Click here for all the info.


Tap Into Deals
Get a 20 percent discount at 15 local boutiques and spas (the Butik, Bamboo Sky, Pure Joy Day Spa, others) with a Tap Project shopping pass. Passes are $5 and a portion of the proceeds go to Tap Project Hawai‘i, which helps provide clean drinking water to children around the world.
When: Saturday & Sunday
Details: Buy passes at the Wedding Café, Ward Warehouse. Call 808.591.1005 for more info.

Puttin' On The Dog
What: A party for all dog owners with fashion shows, games, treats, and drinks and mingling for owners at the Mardi Gras Pet Extravaganza.

When: Saturday, 7 p.m. to midnight
The Waterfront at Aloha Tower
Details: $10 in advance, $15 at the door. Call 808.228.2246 or click here for more info.

Blooms Day
What: RSVP now for next weekend’s April Flowers fashion show and cocktail party at Parc Blue, the new rooftop pool terrace at the Waikiki Parc hotel. Sip spring cocktails from 42 Below vodka, and get a sneak peek at spring fashions from then hit the after party at Nobu.

When: Thursday, April 2, 6 to 9 p.m.; after party starts at 9.
Waikiki Parc Hotel
Details: RSVP to

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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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