Thursday, March 25, 2010

Weekend Picks - March 25, 2010

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

Vinyl Haven
What: Love old records? This weekend you can buy ‘em or swap ‘em at the first-ever island record swap. While you’re there, vibe on some local DJ’s spinning.
When: Saturday, noon to 7 p.m.
Where: Fresh Café, 831 Queen St.
Details: Check out the vendors and deets here.




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Shopper's Paradise

What: Shop 'till you drop during Ala Moana Center's week long Shop A Le'a event. Take advantage of the 100 plus shopping and dining special offers, gift with purchase deals, product exclusives, and in-store trunks shows and events. Get your groove on under the stars at a free live Shopping Serenades concert by Amy Hanaiali'i, tonight from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m., in the Nordstrom wing. Plus, check out Centerstage for a ton of ultra-cool happenings, including live musical entertainment, beauty and cooking demonstrations, and the Ala Moana Magazine Spring Fashion Show. While there, enter to win a Spa Giveaway to Getaway, which includes roundtrip airfare for two, 5-days accomodations at the Hilton Sedona Resort and Spa, spa treatments, and a $500 American Express gift card.
When: Now through Sunday, March 28
Where: Ala Moana Center
Details: For complete Shop A Le'a details and a list of participating stores and restaurants, click here.
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Tea’d Off

What: Forget coffee, tea is for you. If a swank cuppa of passionfruit, bamboo, lemon and pineapple sounds good, you’ll want hit up the Pacific Place herbal tea class where you can learn to mix your own.
When: Saturday, 9:30 a.m.
Where: Pacific Place Tea Garden, Ala Moana Center, Level 3
Details: Come early, space is limited. Attendees receive 10% off tea or coffee purchased afterwards. For more information, call (808) 375-0268.


Silent? Groovy
What: The new retro? Movies. Take in a showing of the classic silent “City Lights” with Charlie Chaplain, munch on pupus or just pound some free popcorn.
When: Tonight, 7 p.m.
Where: Brasserie du Vin, 1115 Bethel Street, Honolulu
Details: For more info, call 808.545.1115.

Sing for Aria
What: Snag styles for spring at the special House of Aria boutique sale featuring designers like Junk Food, 03 Everly and Lush Clothing.
When: Saturday and Sunday, noon to 6 p.m.
Where: Neal Blaisdell Center, Maui Room.
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etails: See the event flyer on the House of Aria website or get a sneak peek of the Spring selectionon the Facebook page.


Rock the Casbah
What: Art After Dark this weekend celebrates the Persian New Year – your chance to eat, drink and take in the arts of the Islamic world.
When: Friday, 6 to 9 p.m.
Where: Honolulu Academy of Arts, 900 South Beretania Street, Honolulu.
Details: For a full listing of events and cuisine, see the event website
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Be Jeweled
What: With $3 drinky-drinks you’ll have plenty of scratch to score ultra-fab Ginger 13 jewelry at Pearl Ultra lounge’s Ready To Wear event. Also features items for sale from Jessica's Traveling Boutique and Fashionista's Market.
When: Tonight 4:30 p.m. to 2 a.m.
Where: Ala Moana Center, Ho'okipa Terrace
Details: For more info, call 808.944.8000 or click here.



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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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