Saturday, July 20, 2013

Weekend Picks - Saturday, July 20, 2013

Late adds to Lei Chic's guide to the weekend's best events

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Market Research
Navigate Honolulu Night Market like pro tonight by downloading the new Honolulu Night Market app, free on iTunes and Google Play (screenshots above). Map out mini events, galleries, and activities throughout the area, check in to various locations, and access special content. View a live photo feed via #HNLNightMarket, check for updates, pull up an entertainment schedule, and more. Download the app here.
Also: Stop by Lei Chic's booth in Pinch of Salt to check out 19th & Whimsy's contemporary clothing line! Remember to mention Lei Chic for an extra five percent off everything, and enter to win our special giveaway featuring a screenprinted tank and mini beauty kit.

Sweat Talk
If you're up for a last-minute workout, head down to Kakaako for the "Glutes & Guns" benefit at Fitness HI. This customized session introduces you to the latest in fitness equipment, like TRX, Valslides, Ropes Gone Wild, and Ultimate Sandbags. Proceeds go to The Aloha Project to help build a school in West Africa.
When: Today, 10:30 a.m.-noon.
Where: Fitness HI, 1020 Auahi St., Building 5, Bay 10
Details: $15 suggested donation per person, $35 includes a limited edition "Glutes & Guns" T-shirt.

Lei Chic Photo Finish
See what happens when six local photographers are let loose with integral instant film and a camera of their choice (think Polaroid) in Treehouse's Instant Project installation. View the works of Cassy Song, Chris Rohrer, John Hook, Kara Akiyama, Ross Togashi, and Shirley Lam, then submit your own instant photo to display in-store for a chance to win an Impossible Project or Fujifilm Instax Mini camera kit.
When: Through August 31.
Where: Treehouse, 250 Ward Ave., Suite 233
Details: Click here for more.

Art and Soul
Take a drive to the North Shore this weekend to explore The Haleiwa Arts Festival's Summer ArtFest. View original works from roughly 130 artists in oil, acrylic, ceramic, photography, even jewelry, plus live performances, cultural history tours, art demos, and keiki activities.
When: Today, 10 a.m.-6 p.m., and tomorrow, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Where: Haleiwa Beach Park
Details: Click here for more.

Now, Watch This...

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Leave it to Jimmy Fallon to reunite Jesse and the Rippers (and his mullet) after 18 years. Watch the performance now, along with some amazing cameos, and try to keep your inner little girl from screaming, "Have mercy!"

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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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