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The First First Friday Honolulu Art Gallery Walk is tomorrow - April 5th, 2013 (lots of details below). Come on down to Chinatown/Downtown from 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm (with after hour activities until 2:00 am) and visit the galleries and merchants and enjoy their impressive array of exhibits and events.
NEW - The businesses downtown have launched a new volunteer clean up project for First Friday. Details below.
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| Profiles of the Month - APRIL 2013 - |
View our featured profiles for the month:
- Nick Black Art
- Hanks Cafe Honolulu
- Island Keepsakes
- onG-kinG artS centeR
- Restaurant Epic
- TAG - The Actors' Group
| FEATURED EVENTS AND HIGHLIGHTS|
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| Loading Zone First Friday - UNIVERSE OF ONE! (4/5/2013 - 5pm-9pm)|
April Featured Artists: Cheyne Gallarde & 808 Urban. Universe of One was inspired by the work of Cindy Sherman. It is an attempt to connect humanity in an artistic and conceptual way, by examining how we are different, yet so similar in many ways. More...
| First Fridays at the Hawaii State Art Museum - Partners in Time (4/5/2013 - 6:00pm - 9:00pm)|
Partners in Time plays a mix of Near Eastern (Armenian, Turkish), Balkan (Macedonian, Greek), and Middle Eastern music, with some original tunes and jazz fusion thrown into the mix. The band incorporates Improvisation into many tunes, a practice common to both Balkan/Middle Eastern music and jazz. More...
| ART music BEER at Chinatown Courtyard (4/5/2013 - 5:30pm - 10:00pm)|
The Chinatown Courtyard will be transformed into a Secret Beer Garden benefiting The ARTS at Marks. Shop Bop & Grind takes over the downstairs walkway with music by DJ Mr. Nick that'll make you bop while you shop, delicious grinds by Cafe 888 - 1123 Maunakea Street (Vietnamese sandwiches, spring rolls, & shrimp chips) and local goods. More...
| ANDREW ROSE GALLERY - PRESENTS "CONTEMPORARY HAWAIIAN LANDSCAPE PAINTING" (4/5/2013 - 6-9pm)|
CONTEMPORARY HAWAIIAN LANDSCAPE PAINTING, an exhibition by gallery artists Linda K ne, Noreen Naughton, and Andrew Rose with invited artists Nick Black, Dennis Escat, Arthur Johnsen, Mark Kadota, Russell Lowrey, Sharon Sussman, Roger Whitlock, and Debbie Young. More...
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| SOHO Mixed Media Bar Party 21+ (4/5/2013 - 8pm - 2am)|
This is going to be a First Friday hot spot! 5 bars: Drink Special 2 Rooms - Hip Hop & EDM. DJs. Twlight, G-Spot, Soundcheck, DJ Revise + Ryno on Drums & More. More...
| SOHO Mixed Media Bar First Friday March 2013|
Super SOHO event on First Friday Honolulu Art Walk...the photos speak for themselves. More...
| Island Keepsakes - 15th" Year Anniversary! (4/5/2013 - 5:00 pm - 10pm) - Get 20% off entire purchase. - A specialty gift shop featuring an outstanding selection of local made products of all kinds. Plus personal, friendly service. View more examples|
| NEW - Chinatown Scrub Down - Volunteer For First Friday Clean up - Downtown-Chinatown - Saturday, April 6, 2013 8:30am (4/6/2013 - 8:30am)|
Downtown-Chinatown business owners and merchants continue their collective volunteer effort. Saturday, April 6, 2013 8:30am to coordinate clean up efforts in the area. These efforts take place around busy area-wide events like First Friday and St. Patrick's Day and during "normal" business. More...
| Street Festival For Cinco De Mayo - May 4th 2013|
On Saturday, May 4, 2013 from 6:00pm to 10:00pm, at the intersection of Hotel Street and Nuuanu Avenue, the Arts District Merchants Association will present the annual "Cinco de Mayo Hispanic Celebration" Street Festival. More...
| SERGIO GARZON'S Print Bigger (4/5/2013 - 7:30 10:00)|
PRINT BIGGER: Grow Your Own on Hotel Street between Smith St. and Maunakea More...
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| First Friday News - Keep up with the latest news from the First Friday community - special events, calendars, Downtown/Chinatown news, art news and much more! More...|
| Transportation - Car - Bus - Taxi Cab to First Friday - Great resources to get to First Friday Hawaii Art Walk via bus, car, taxi More...|
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| Map of First Friday Art Walk Event Calendar - April 5th, 2013 - (last update: 4/4/2013) Interactive map of event calendar. More...|
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| PROFILES OF THE MONTH|
(Back to the top) - 6 great profiles of this month
| Nick Black Art 808-391-6258|
The art of Nicholas Black captures the lifestyle and authentic spirit of the Hawaiian culture. View his artwork 4/5/2013 @ Andrew Rose Gallery/A>
| Hanks Cafe Honolulu (808) 5261410|
Original paintings and prints by owner Hank Taufaasau
| Island Keepsakes (808) 550-0996|
15 year anniversary! Specialty gift shop featuring local made products. A Great way to SHOP HAWAII! 20% Off during the month of April
| onG-kinG artS centeR (724) 816-6585 |
7 year anniversary! - Ong King is a safe space to open up and create featuring artwork, classes, workshops,entertainment and more. Has coupon!!
| Restaurant Epic 808-587-7877|
Hot new restaurant downtown. Where art, culture and cuisine meet in perfect harmony.
| TAG - The Actors' Group (808) 722-6941|
Some of Hawai'i's finest actors performing work that is seldom seen anywhere else.
(Back to the top) - We have over 40+ new events and ongoing activities posted for the month.
| Current Events and Exhibits Calendar|
Check out upcoming exhibits, shows and events for April 5th, 2013 First Friday. More...
| FIRST FRIDAY NEWS|
(Back to the top) - 21 new news postings. Plenty of art, event, venue updates to help you stay current.
Hawaii State Foundation On Culture and The Arts APRIL 2013 Newsletter
There are features on the Fifth Annual “Art at the Capitol” event; the "First Friday" event entitled "Partners in Time" on Friday, April 5th; the "Second Saturday" event entitled "Get ANIMATED!" With the Animation Program Students of the Academy for Creative Media on Saturday, April 13th; and the "Art Lunch" lecture presented by Andrew Rose on Tuesday, April 30th.
Loading Zone - April 2013 Activities/News
Special events and news at the Loading Zone
First Thursdays Poetry Slam at Fresh Cafe - Thursday 4/4/2013
First Thursdays: 10th Anniversary Grand Slam FINALS!! The 12 best poets of the past year square off in a 3 round elimination match to determine the 2013 HawaiiSlam Team. Featuring Mike McGee (World Champ and HBO Def Poet).
10 New "KAI" Exhibit Hawaiian Art Images Released By Patrick Ching
3/19/2013 NEW RELEASE! 20% off Until 4/30/2013 - These paintings are realistically painted yet appear powerfully abstract, focusing on sections of the sea.
Street Festival For Cinco De Mayo - May 4th 2013
On Saturday, May 4, 2013 from 6:00pm to 10:00pm, at the intersection of Hotel Street and Nuuanu Avenue, the Arts District Merchants Association will present the annual "Cinco de Mayo Hispanic Celebration" Street Festival.
Brasserie Du Vin Entertainment April 2013 Events
Several press releases describing some of Brasserie Du Vin's upcoming holiday events and specials.
Live Music Every at bambuTwo April 2013 Schedule
Calendar of events for bambuTwo Cafe + Martini Lounge.
Hawaii Craftsmen - Raku Hoolaulea Date Set
Community Kiln, Tea Ceremony, Workshops
The Hawai'i Watercolor Society's Latest Newsletter
The Hawaii Watercolor Society is open to anyone interested in the art of watercolor. Our mission is to nurture and stimulate interest in water media through education, exhibitions, and collaboration with other organizations, associations, and individuals.
COMING in JULY - The Warren & Carolyn Stenberg Collection
DON'T MISS this special show.....Many original works seen in Hawaii for the first time !
Downbeat Diner and Lounge Present... DRUNKEN LULLABIES
A Live local music showcase featuring Irish music from then and now. Hooligans Harp will kick off our first Drunken Lullabies event performing a wide range of Irish favorities throughout the night.
Hawaii Forgiveness Project - Next Meeting 4/19/2013
A not-for-profit community organization, celebrating forgiveness in daily life. Choosing forgiveness in all aspects of our lives Free, open to the public.
Local Artists Show at Ho'omaluhia Botanical Garden April 1-30
The Hawaii Watercolor Society Presents Member "The Best in Watercolor" Exhibit. - April 9 through April 27th
This juried exhibition will showcase the best in watercolor paintings of its members, with diverse techniques from traditional to experimental.
Association Of Hawaii Artists (AHA) - UPCOMING ART EVENTS - AHA Show Winners
AHA is Hawaii's senior artists association, established 1926.
Windward Artists Guild - Plein Air Paint Out this coming Saturday at the Paliku Arts Festival 4/6/2013
Supporting windward artists since 1960.
Call to Artists! - Honolulu Japanese Chamber of Commerce Sponsors 35th Annual "Commitment to Excellence" Art Exhibition
We welcome all interested local artists to submit entries to this art exhibit. As a Hawaii artist, this is your opportunity to showcase your creativity and talent.
The Hawaii Quilt Guild presents its annual show at the Honolulu Museum of Art, School - 5/19/2013
The Hawaii Quilt Guild presents its annual show at the Honolulu Museum of Art, Schoo
University Of Hawai'i - New Exhibit -Subtle Bodies - April 7 - April 12, 2013
Sheri Lyles presents her graduate thesis exhibition, Subtle Bodies, an exhibition of works in painting.
Hawaii Watercolor Society - 5-day watercolor Spring Workshop, "Different Styles and Approaches"
The HWS annual Member's Show is almost here. Juror Dana Len reviewed
131 paintings. 58 paintings were selected from the 35 artists.
Hawaii State Foundation On Culture and The Arts MARCH 2013 Newsletter
Recent news from Hawaii State Foundation On Culture and The Arts.
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