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The First First Friday Honolulu Art Gallery Walk is tomorrow - July 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.
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 - JULY 2013 - |
View our featured profiles for the month:
- Hawaii Theatre Center
- Hawaii Watercolor Society
- Chinatown Artists Lofts
- Chanel Tanaka
- Dover and Raven Abrams
- HASR Bistro
| FEATURED EVENTS AND HIGHLIGHTS|
(Back to the top) - View the highlights and big events for this First Friday
| The ARTS at Marks Garage - PARTY ANIMALS! Zoonami Opening Reception (7/5/2013 - 6:00pm - 10:00pm)|
Featuring the Secret Record Store - follow this pop-up records store on Twitter & Instagram at @scrtrcrdstore. DJ Monkey & Friends JOHNJOH...N & Toki to provide music to bring out your inner spirit animal! So dress up like your favorite animal and co...me to enjoy art, shop & dance! The BAR at Marks will be open! All proceeds to benefit Hawaii Academy of Performing Arts. More...
| Hawaii State Art Museum First Friday - Star-Studded Evening of Jazz (7/5/2013 - 6:00pm - 9:00pm)|
Get ready to heat up our already hot summer July First Friday at the Hawaii State Art Museum with the Second Annual Star-Studded evening of Jazz and Blues!
| bambuTwo (7/5/2013 - 5pm - 2am)|
Happy hour from 4-7pm. DJ Migz starts spinning at 8 pm. No cover.. The comfortable, modern space offers free wi-fi and in-store and sidewalk seating. Proudly serving Molokai coffee, house-made salads, sandwiches, pastries, sweets, and tapas. More...
| Louis Pohl Gallery - Featuring Chad Steve's Workshop (7/5/2013 - 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 - Essence Of HAWAII (7/5/2013 - 5pm-9pm)|
A Journey Through Contemporary Arts In Hawaii. Art exhibition by 7 featured artists from HI and NYC and much more. More...
| Island Keepsakes - SUMMER SALE SPECIAL 25% OFF (7/5/2013 - 5:00 pm - 10pm)|
A specialty gift shop featuring an outstanding selection of local made products of all kinds. Plus personal, friendly service. More...
| Downbeat Diner and Lounge (7/5/2013 - 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. More...
| Map of First Friday Art Walk Event Calendar - July 5th, 2013 - (last update: 7/3/2013) 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.
Visit Waikiki Get Down Website
| ART music BEER at Chinatown Courtyard (7/5/2013 - 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...
| The Fix Sports Lounge And Nightclub - Honolulu Fashion Invitational (7/5/2013 - 6pm)|
New Event Brings Fashion to the First Friday's Celebration, Supporting Arts Education for Hawaii Youth More...
| The Fix Sports Lounge And Nightclub - First Fridays (7/5/2013 - 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...
| First Friday @ Ong King (7/5/2013 - 5pm-2AM)|
Showcase of new Innovative Artists. Featuring artwork, performances, music, entertainment and more. 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...|
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| OOSpot.com Announces VIP ACCESS PASS - |
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| PROFILES OF THE MONTH|
(Back to the top) - 7 great profiles of this month
| Thirtyninehotel (808) 599-2552|
thirtyninehotel is a mixed use venue showcasing amazing art and music. We are an offshoot of the band Black Sabbath. In our modern incarnation, we've been around since 2004.
| Hawaii Theatre Center (808) 791-1306|
CHECK OUT THEIR NEW WEBSITE! Preserving Yesterday, Performing Today, Preparing for Tomorrow.
| Hawaii Watercolor Society |
To nurture and stimulate interest in water media through education, exhibitions, and collaboration with other organizations, associations, and individuals. CHECK OUT SMALL KINE SHOW 2012 (6/1/2012 FIRST FRIDAY) - View event details.
| Chinatown Artists Lofts 808 262-5930|
Artist's Loft Community in the Chinatown Courtyard
| Chanel Tanaka (808)387-1952|
Asian Influenced Silohuette Style Artist. The artwork features a contemporary Asian silohuette style. Inspired by traditional Japanese Geisha and Samurai, her paintings embody Japanese, lifestyle, culture and architecture.
| Dover and Raven Abrams 808 339 2512|
Dover Abrams hails from L.A, his untrained hand produces highly original work. His flow of colors creates a memorable experience. Dover is an emerging talent in the Los Angeles art scene. Featured at Arts at Marks Garage for the month and July 2013
| HASR Bistro (808) 533-4277|
Country Style Bistro - A blend of American European Cuisine. Daily specials, fine wines and more. It's a team with passion to provide great food & drink. Terry Kakazu and Executive Chef Rodney Uyehara have join together to a great restaurant in Downtown / Chinatown... "Escape to HASR Bistro where comfort cuisine is created with passion"
(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 JULY 2013 Newsletter
There are features on new members of the HSFCA Board of Commissioners; the "First Friday" event: the Second Annual Star-Studded Evening of Jazz and Blues on Friday, July 5th; the "Second Saturday" event with the Hawaii Quilt Guild on Saturday, July 13th; and the "Art Lunch" lecture featuring Taiko master Kenny Endo with apprentice Eric Chang on Tuesday, July 30th.
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
Loading Zone - July 2013 Update
View some of the cool thing going on at the Loading Zone.
HASR Bistro July Schedule
Country Style Bistro - A blend of American European Cuisine. Daily specials, fine wines and more.
It's a team with passion to provide great food & drink.
First Thursdays Poetry Slam at Fresh Cafe - Thursday 7/11/2013
Join us this Thursday (July 11th) for a top-notch installment of First Thursdays at Fresh Cafe!! As always, this HawaiiSlam show will be hosted by Kealoha.
The Warren & Carolyn Stenberg Collection
DON'T MISS this special show... Many original works seen in Hawaii for the first time !
Tom Moffatt Coming Events - EARTH, WIND & FIRE
Multi-platinum, multi-award-winning super group EARTH, WIND & FIRE returns to Hawaii for two electric shows: Saturday, August 3rd at Blaisdell Arena in Honolulu, and Sunday, August 4th at MACC's A&B Amphitheater!
Hawaii Forgiveness Project - Next Meeting 7/12/2013
A not-for-profit community organization, celebrating forgiveness in daily life. Choosing forgiveness in all aspects of our lives Free, open to the public.
Downbeat Diner and Lounge Present... COMING JULY EVENTS
View flyers of coming July events at Downbeat Diner and Lounge
Dover Abrams Art To Be Featured at Arts at Marks .
Dover Abrams hails from L.A, his untrained hand produces highly original work. His flow of colors creates a memorable experience. Dover is an emerging talent in the Los Angeles art scene.
Aloha Island Baby Photography / Darla Smith - Launches New Book - Blessings Sleeping Newborns of Hawaii
Darla Smith is Hawai'i's leading professional newborn baby photographer, dedicated to capturing the beauty and diverse cultures present in the Hawaiian islands. You can find her work displayed in stores and boutiques throughout Oahu.
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