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The First First Friday Honolulu Art Gallery Walk is tomorrow - August 2nd, 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.
Also check out the news section below for interesting news going on in the Downtown / Chinatown and art community.
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| Profiles of the Month - AUGUST 2013 - |
View our featured profiles for the month:
- Art by Winette
- The Corner Cafe and Bar
- Dancers Unlimited
| FEATURED EVENTS AND HIGHLIGHTS|
(Back to the top) - View the highlights and big events for this First Friday
| ANDREW ROSE GALLERY - PRESENTS "ON PAPER" (8/2/2013 - 5-9pm)|
The Andrew Rose Gallery, at the crossroads of Honolulu's Downtown arts and business districts on Bishop Street, presents vintage and contemporary art with significant connections to Hawaii More...
| Hawaii State Art Museum First Friday Featuring Dayton Watanabe (8/2/2013 - 6:00pm - 9:00pm)|
Guitarist Dayton Watanabe will be coming to the Hawaii State Art Museum for First Friday in August.
As a solo guitarist, Dayton will be sharing his musical talent on Hawai ian slack key guitar, as well as contemporary, and pop classics. More...
| La Muse Boutique (8/2/2013 - 5:00 pm - 9pm)|
We brought back a New York Time Square subway sign back to La Muse. We invite people to come view it this First Friday. New shipment of CP Shades linen clothing, started carrying a luxurious casual clothing line called Clu. Both brands are made in the USA. This month we have clearance of leather bracelets starting from $5. T shirts on sale at $20 (originally $32 and $65). More...
The Corner Cafe and Bar - First Friday (8/2/2013 - 5pm -2am)
The Corner Cafe and Bar caters to the hip and trendy crowd of the Downtown Honolulu Arts district. Our diverse menu offers a range of island fresh sushi and local comfort food with a new age twist. We are open for lunch, through the pau-hana crowd and into the late night for our bar flies and crawlers. More...
| Louis Pohl Gallery - Featuring Ashley Huang (Bamboo Forest) & Hans Loffel (Permutations) (8/2/2013 - 5pm - 9pm)|
The Louis Pohl Gallery is dedicated to featuring Hawaii artists whose works reflect the standards of excellence, creativity, and inventive spirit for which its namesake was known during his lifetime. More...
| Loading Zone First Friday - ANIME MAYHEM (8/2/2013 - 5pm-9pm)|
Join us for ANIME MAYHEM! Our 90s Anime Art Exhibition! Let us take you back in time to some of the best/classic shows! More...
| OOSpot presents Get Fresh Party at Indigo 21+ After 9pm (8/2/2013 - 9:00pm to Close)|
3 Rooms of Music with DJs, Bands, Live Music, Hip Hop acts. VIEW PHOTOS
| 50% OFF SINGLE TICKETS - Hawaii Opera Theatre Ticket Coupon and Discounts - Honolulu, Hawaii|
Great opportunity to experience Hawaii Opera - Hawaii Opera Theatre is fortunate to be positioned at the international crossroads of the Pacific Rim, attracting world-class artists and production partners from Asia to North America to Europe. More...
| Downbeat Diner and Lounge (8/2/2013 - 5-2am)|
American diner food favorites with vegetarian options on everything. Come on down to the Downbeat Lounge this First Friday. Located right next door to Chinatown's favorite little Diner. Joe Agogo of Jetsetter Productions will proudly debut Club Underground with DJ Ross Jackson, DJ Douggie, and DJHDJ on the decks. More...
| FIRST FRIDAY ART WALK IMPORTANT PEDESTRIAN ALERT - Changes to street closure|
Important pedestrian-traffic information for the night. More...
| SPONSOR - 6 NEW HONOLULU REAL ESTATE VIDEOS POSTED|
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| Map of First Friday Art Walk Event Calendar - August 2nd, 2013 - (last update: 8/1/2013) Interactive map of event calendar. More...|
| NEW WEBSITE - Waikiki Get Down.com Home Page|
MBC/ Ernest Abrams newest free family friendly community website, Already over 2000 pages + 50 maps and more. Now getting significant engagement / traffic everyday. Serving those who live, work and play in Waikiki. We look forward to make this website a great resources to get the inside scoop on Waikiki.
If you know someone who owns a business/non-profit, etc in Waikiki... tell them to contact me for free profiles/promotion of their business.
Click on link below to vist/follow Waikiki Get Down.com.
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| ART music BEER at Chinatown Courtyard (8/2/2013 - 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...
| Indigo - Martini Madness - 4pm-6pm & First Friday Party (8/2/2013 - 4-6pm)|
Home Of The Original Downtown Chinatown $4 Martini's. Liquor license active - confirmed via phone! More...
| The Fix Sports Lounge And Nightclub - First Fridays (8/2/2013 - 9pm - 2am)|
The FIX Sports Lounge and Nightclub is Downtown Honolulu's newest venue... . Our upscale sports lounge is fresh and clean, and comes equipped with huge TVs and projectors to help you enjoy all your favorite televised sporting events. More...
| Downtown Condos For Sale - 96813|
View listing of condos for sale in the Downtown area More...
| 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...|
| Chinatown Condos For Sale - 96817|
View listing of condos for sale in the Chinatown area More...
| Transportation - Car - Bus - Taxi Cab to First Friday - Great resources to get to First Friday Hawaii Art Walk via bus, car, taxi More...|
| Discount Windows, Doors & Cabinets Rebate and Sale Exclusive! - |
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Click on link above to get coupon / rebate.
| OOSpot.com Announces VIP ACCESS PASS - |
Save on entry to some of the hottest events/parties in Honolulu, Hawaii for a whole year (Love Festival, Hawaii, Halloween, and many more)!
VIP ENTRY TO OOSPOT EVENTS ALL YEAR LONG. - Includes coming Love Festival Hawaii, New Years Eve at Aloha Tower, Halloween events, Get Fresh ate Indigo (First Friday) and many more events
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| PROFILES OF THE MONTH|
(Back to the top) - 3 great profiles of this month
| Art by Winette (808) 927-6473|
Winette has been oil painting since elementary with a lifelong love of painting, drawing, photography and interior decorating but her true passion has always been in oil painting. Her works are rich in color, concentrating most on dreamy landscapes, swimming koi's and the beautiful cherry blossom tree.
| The Corner Cafe and Bar (808) 537-2222|
The Corner Cafe and Bar caters to the hip and trendy crowd of the Downtown Honolulu Arts district. Our diverse menu offers a range of island fresh sushi and local comfort food with a new age twist. We are open for lunch, through the pau-hana crowd and into the late night for our bar flies and crawlers.
| Dancers Unlimited |
Dream - Learn - Share - Inspire - Unite - ancers Unlimited is a Hawai i-based dance company that provides Dancer advocacy, Dance events production, Performance & Collaboration, Workshops & Youth Outreach, National Dance Week Hawaii and more...
(Back to the top) - We have over 40+ new events and ongoing activities posted for the month.
| Full List Current Events and Exhibits Calendar|
Check out our full list of upcoming exhibits, shows and events for the next First Friday. More...
| FIRST FRIDAY NEWS|
(Back to the top) - 11 new news postings. Plenty of art, event, venue updates to help you stay current.
Hawaii State Foundation On Culture and The Arts AUGUST 2013 Newsletter
There are features on the commissioning of new works of art in honor of the late Senator Daniel K. Inouye and the late Representative Patsy T. Mink; the "First Friday" event with Dayton Watanabe on Friday, August 2nd; the "Second Saturday" event "Mad Fun with Mud!" with the Hawaii Potters Guild on Saturday, August 10th; and the "Art Lunch" lecture entitled "The Evolution of Koto Music" with Darin Miyashiro on Tuesday, August 27th.
FIRST FRIDAY ART WALK IMPORTANT PEDESTRIAN ALERT - Changes to street closure
Important pedestrian-traffic information for the night.
SPONSOR - 6 NEW HONOLULU REAL ESTATE VIDEOS POSTED
New videos covering: Saving Money With Honolulu Real Estate ** Buying Urban Honolulu Real Estate ** Why Today's Low Interest Rates Can Change Your Life ** Honolulu Real Estate ** Real Numbers On Your Savings with Honolulu Real Estate ** Buying Honolulu Real Estate under the age of 30? ** Contracts and Honolulu Real Estate
Sing-a-long-a Grease at Hawaii Theater - August 16-18, 2013 | 7:30 PM
Be cool. Go back to school at Rydell High. Bring your friends where the good times never end because Grease is the word!
Hawaii Watercolor Society Call to Artist
The Hawai'i Watercolor Society invites artists to submit original water-based works for our annual, juried 2013 Open Exhibition
First Thursdays Poetry Slam at Fresh Cafe - Thursday 8/1/2013
An evening of performance poetry, music, and live art hosted by Kealoha. Featuring Seth Walker (Internationally Ranked Poet) and the "No Rules" summer.
Kawehi Performs at bambuTwo Cafe + Martini Lounge Thursday, August 1, 2013 | 6:00 p.m.
Manned by a guitar, KoAloha ukulele, and Boss RC-300 Looping Station, Kawehi is known across the nation as a "one-woman band". With a voice uniquely her own, the Hawaiian singersongwriter draws you in with her catchy hooks and honest lyrics.
Silhouette Is Open For Business
Silhouette, a boutique creative agency, is announcing the opening of its first design studio in Honolulu s historic Chinatown neighborhood.
Charlene Hughes Docenting Georgia O'Keeffe And Ansel Adams Exhibit At Honolulu Museum Of Art
Georgia O'Keeffe and Ansel Adams are 20th century, renowned, American artists .
Downbeat Diner and Lounge Present... COMING AUGUST EVENTS
View flyers of coming August events at Downbeat Diner and Lounge
Queen Lili'uokalani Honored - 8/4/2013
he 11th Annual Hawaii International Forgiveness Day will take place at the outdoor Rotunda in the heart of the State Capitol of Hawai'i -- on Sunday, August 4, from 2:00 to 5:00 pm.
The Hawaii Watercolor Society's Wireless Newsletter July 2013
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.
Official Hawaii Opera Theatre Season Announcement & Single Ticket Sale
Great opportunity to experience Hawaii Opera - Hawaii Opera Theatre is fortunate to be positioned at the international crossroads of the Pacific Rim, attracting world-class artists and production partners from Asia to North America to Europe.
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