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Happy New Year! First Friday Honolulu Art Gallery Walk is tomorrow, January 7th, 2011 from 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm (with after hour activities until 2:00 am). Come on down to the Chinatown/Downtown and visit the galleries and merchants who will open their doors and present an impressive array of exhibits and events. Spread the word. Feel free to forward this Email to your friends and associates.

In this Issue

FEATURE NEWS
  • Hawaii State Art Museum – Hawaii Start Art Museum will be closed this First Friday but will have a special event next week.
  • Maurice Hutchinson New Image- Maurice is proud to introduce his new digital image “In My Father's Garden” (right) and give a percentage of the sales to support this free website!
  • New Sponsors - View and support our sponsors who support the First Friday community!
    • Waikiki Gateway Hotel – 20% Off for the First Friday Community. Know somebody coming to Hawaii? Best rates you can get in Waikiki!
    • Nicky Shoe Company – 15% Off Coupon. Located at Aloha Tower Marketplace and Pearlridge Center Uptown.
  • Roberta Oaks Special Offer Roberta Oaks (clothing boutique) is offering 20% on First Friday. Get the details
  • MADD Hatter Tea Party Special Offer - Tea 1024 is offering Buy one...Get one free...very popular offer.
  • Profiles of the Month - We have 5 profiles of the month. The artists Joan Pabst Dubanoski and Eddie Davis were both winners at Café Che Pasta Art Show
  • Mango Season (One of the profiles of month)A live band that plays a unique mix of Island Soul/Jazz will be performing at the Dragon Upstairs this First Friday.
PRIMARY PAGES
  • Calendar - We have over 33 venues featured for the month of January. View some of our top picks and highlights.
  • News - We have posted over 18 new news postings since the last newsletter, including monthly calendar for Du Vin, Bar 35 and The Venue. View some of our top picks and Highlights.
  • Maps - We have updated our GeoMaps. In particular, check out the January Event GeoMap.
WEBSITE NEWS

NEWSLETTER SPONSORS

  • View and support the sponsors who support the FirstFridayHawaii.com community!



FEATURED NEWS (back to the top)

Hawaii State Art Museum (back to the top)

Maurice Hutchinson New Image (back to the top)



In My Father's Garden By Maurice Hutchinson - Hutch

For sale on First Friday Hawaii.com Inspiration: 'Father' refers to my 'Heavenly' Father. A percentage of each purchase goes to support the First Friday Hawaii.com website.

New Sponsors (back to the top)



Special Offer at Waikiki Gateway Hotel for First Friday Community

Get the best hotel prices in Waikiki. Premium Standard Room, parking and internet access for as low as $60.00/night! More...

15% Off Coupon @ Nicky Shoe Company - Aloha Tower Marketplace and Pearlridge

15% Off Coupon - "Step Up To Fashion" is our motto at Nicky Shoe Company. We bring to Hawaii hip and cutting edge women's shoes found on the fashion runways, all at a reasonable price. More...

Roberta Oaks Special Offer (back to the top)


Roberta Oaks, Hawaii 808.428.1214
Made in Hawaii and available at more than 150 boutiques nationwide. 60's London meets modern Boho girl. Fun and flirty dresses in a mix match of colors and prints. Special 20% off First First Offer!

MADD Hatter Tea Party Special Offer (back to the top)


Tea at 1024 808-521-9596
Voted Best High Tea by Honolulu Magazine. Fill out form to the right to get special offer of buy 1 Afternoon Tea Service and the second one is FREE.

Mango Season (One of the profiles of month) (back to the top)

A live band that plays a unique mix of Island Soul/Jazz will be performing at the Dragon Upstairs this First Friday.

Mango Season Music 808.253.9099
Live Entertainment, Recording Artists , Island Soul / Jazz - Their Unique Mix of "Island Soul/Jazz" Formed in the summer of 2009, the band Mango Season is an eclectic mix of west coast 70's pop, jazz and bossa nova rhythms, and island style songwriting that is deeply rooted in the place and culture of Hawaiʻi. - Featured This First Friday at The Dragon Upstairs.
The Dragon Upstairs 808 526 1411
Hawaii's Newest Jazz Club. Featuring some of Hawaii's best jazz entertainers in town

PROFILES OF THE MONTH (back to the top)


The Dragon Upstairs 808 526 1411
Hawaii's Newest Jazz Club. Featuring some of Hawaii's best jazz entertainers in town
Grand Cafe and Bakery 808-531-0001
Making people smile since 1923. Executive Chef Anthony Vierra has drawn on his years of culinary experience to create menus that are appealing, enticing, and affordable
Joan Pabst Dubanoski - Pacific Isle Image 808 254-3379
The patterns in nature and the relation of color to these patterns are fascinating to explore... I seek to release the beauty of these patterns through digital imaging.

Eddie Davis
(808) 222-1121
The combination of action and serenity provided in his paintings gives the viewer a unique experience of being part of something truly beautiful and spectacular.
Mango Season Music 808.253.9099
Live Entertainment, Recording Artists , Island Soul / Jazz - Their Unique Mix of "Island Soul/Jazz" Formed in the summer of 2009, the band Mango Season is an eclectic mix of west coast 70's pop, jazz and bossa nova rhythms, and island style songwriting that is deeply rooted in the place and culture of Hawaiʻi. - Featured This First Friday at The Dragon Upstairs.

FIRST FRIDAY HAWAII ART WALK CALENDAR/EVENTS (back to the top)

FEATURED EVENTS

January - Friday, 1/7/2011 - Exhibit / Entertainment - **DARK** - Hawaii State Art Museum First Friday event has been rescheduled to Friday, January 14, 2011**DARK** - 6 - 9pm
Click on the link to get the details of the January 14th, 2011 Live from the Lawn Grammy Awards Concert.

January - Friday, 1/7/2011 - Entertainment/Art/Exhibit - **DARK** - We will be back on February 4th, 2011 - 5:30pm - 9:30pm

January - Friday, 1/7/2011 - Exhibit - Contemporary Museum Gallery downtown - First Hawaiian Bank - 7 p.m. - 9 p.m
Lynne Gilroy, Janetta Napp and a Woven Vessels group exhibition

January - Friday, 1/7/2011 - Exhibit - Cafe Che Pasta 2010 Art Show - 5:30pm - 8:00pm
This exhibit features talented artists in oil, acrylic, mixed media. Come by the Café and meet the artists on

January - Friday, 1/7/2011 - Entertainment/Art/Exhibit - Aloha Tower Marketplace First Friday - 5pm-2am
Free Shuttle Pass, 20% off coupon, art, entertainment, shops, restaurants, clothing, jewelry and more.

January - Friday, 1/7/2011 - Shopping - Shop Bop & Grind! First Friday! - 6-9pm
Music that'll make you bop while you shop, delicious grinds and local goods make this outdoor bazaar a snugly fit block party in Chaplain Lane. the808wonderland and Jet Boy/Jet Girl proudly team up with Mercury Bar and Hole In The Wall to present Shop Bop & Grind every First Friday!

January - Friday, 1/7/2011 - Special Event - Island Oasis Bellydance Boutique and Studio @ Aloha Tower Marketplace - Fall Fusion - 7pm - 10pm
Featuring Shakti Dance Movement, Natalie Phoenix & fashion show by Island Oasis performances, fashion show & giveaways

January - Friday, 1/7/2011 - Exhibit - Warren Stenberg's Island Impressions at Louis Pohl Gallery - 5pm - 9pm
Stenberg's work has been exhibited in numerous one-man and juried shows and has frequently received awards including the prestigious Grumbacher Gold Medallion and several recent Best of Show. He is an avid plein air (outdoors) painter.

January - Friday, 1/7/2011 - Exhibit - Chinatown Boardroom - 5pm - 9pm
Surf Boutique / Art Gallery featuring custom one-of-a-kind surfboards and Lowbrow art by local and international artists.

January - Friday, 1/7/2011 - Boutique - Roberta Oaks - 5pm - 9pm

January - Friday, 1/7/2011 - Pacific Gateway Center Lemongrass Cafe - Wine Tasting, Pupus, & Unique Gifts - 5pm-9pm
Special events include a Folk Song Sing-along, unique crafts and products on sale by local vendors, and free wine tasting and pupus (while supplies last)

January - Friday, 1/7/2011 - Indigo - Martini Madness - 4pm-6pm & First Friday Party - 4-6pm
Home Of The Original Downtown Chinatown $4 Martini's

January - Friday, 1/7/2011 - Social/Art - bambuTwo - 5pm - 2am
Happy hour 4-8 pm - 8-close 5.00 sex on the beach 5.00 beer bottles

January - Friday, 1/7/2011 - The Venue - 6pm - 2am
8-close 5.00 sex on the beach, 5.00 beer bottles, - guinness, red stripe, newcastle, heineken, heineken light, sam adams oktoberfest, hawaii nui lager, amber, brown ale, corona, amstel light and bison ipa

January - Friday, 1/7/2011 - Special Event - Super Citizen - 5pm-9pm
One of a kind Jewelry made from hand picked shells and semi-precious stones.

January - Friday, 1/7/2011 - Entertainment/Art/Exhibit - First Friday @ Ong King - 5pm-2AM
Music by: The Art of Whimsy J Rob The Waves Hauna Ahi Quadraphonix Dance Performances by: Giinko Marischino Phoenix Dance Project With Surprise Guest

January - Friday, 1/7/2011 - The Art Board and 1170 Nuuanu Avenue - First Friday On The Court - 5:30pm - 9pm
Live music and unique one of a kind handmade items here!!

January - Friday, 1/7/2011 - Entertainment - First Friday Street Roda by Capoeira Cordão de Ouro - 8PM - 10PM
If you have never seen Capoeira live, this is a great chance to see it with your own eyes. Bring your good Axé (energy) to the roda!

January - Friday, 1/7/2011 - Social - Indigo Ultra Lounge - 9pm - 2am
Featuring Jrama, Sub Zero, Mike Galmiche, Daniel J, Positive Regime. Hosted by Jimmy Taco. Special guest DJ Coupe D Ville (SF)

January - Friday, 1/7/2011 - Hukilau Honolulu First Friday - 6pm - 9pm
Free concert, drink specials and try our new mojito menu and sushi specials.

January - Friday, 1/7/2011 - After 9pm Dancing/Social - Next Door - La Niña Fashion - 9pm-2am
NEXTDOOR is a nightclub and art venue in Honolulu, Hawaii’s Chinatown.

January - Friday, 1/7/2011 - HASR Wine Co. Wine Tasting - 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Retail Wine Store specializing in California Wines that are Highly Allocated and Exclusive. Also proud owners of 15 one-of-a-kind Premiere Napa Valley Wines in the World.

January - Friday, 1/7/2011 - Hanks Cafe Honolulu - 5pm - 2am
Original paintings and prints by owner Hank Taufaasau

January - Friday, 1/7/2011 - Art Exhibition - ThirtyNineHotel Presents: Go Bang Party - 9pm
A few readers might know that thirtyninehotel’s First Friday party, Go Bang! takes its name from the Arthur Russell song of the same name.

January - Friday, 1/7/2011 - Pygoya Gallery - 5:30pm - 9pm
Hawaii 1st and only digital gallery exhibiting Pygoya's as well as global digital artists' works.

January - Friday, 1/7/2011 - Laughtrack Theater Company - Friday Frenzy - See Notes
First Friday Frenzy at Laughtrack Theater Co. is a great way for first-timers to check out some great entertainment.

January - Friday, 1/7/2011 - Black Cat Tattoo Studio - 6:00 PM
Honolulu's only Tattoo Parlor-Art Gallery,featuring a wide variety of creative ,original art on a monthly basis Celebrating First Friday's with live tattooing, live music,amazing artist ... and cocktails!

January - Friday, 1/7/2011 - First Friday @ The Loft - 5pm-2AM
art.fashion.music

January - Friday, 1/7/2011 - OTTO CAKE at Chinatown's First Friday - Featuring Cheesecake - 5-9pm
OTTO CAKE will be serving up its fresh-baked specialty cheesecakes and coffees

January - Friday, 1/7/2011 - Manifest First Friday - 5pm -9pm
Kimie Kauikeolani Miner is native born to the islands, representing Hawaii, Kimie grew up with Hawaiian, reggae, and soul influences.

January - Friday, 1/7/2011 - Christy Fujii Gallery - 5pm -9pm
All of Christy Fujii's paintings are originals. A natural at art, Christy developed her talent at an early age. In her childhood years, she would sketch portraits and images from her hometown Gyongju in South Korea.

January - Friday, 1/7/2011 - Floterior - 5pm -9pm
Featuring an exceptional collection of EurAsian, floral-themed décor personally created and selected by award-winning Master Flower Designer and certified Interior Space Designer Yoshie "Aya" Anzai, AIFD.

January - Friday, 1/7/2011 - Ramsay Museum Featuring Dietrich Varez - 5pm -9pm
Dietrich Varez is an artist with innate talent, displaying the qualities of imagination, intellect and industry in his work

January - Friday, 1/14/2011 - Exhibit / Entertainment - Hawaii State Art Museum - Live from the Lawn - Grammy Awards Concert - 6 - 9pm
7th Annual Grammy Concert featuring performances by artists nominated for Best Hawaiian Music Album. Nominated albums include Amy Hanaiali'i and Slack Key Masters Of Hawai'i from Amy Hanaiali'i and Cyril Pahinui, Dennis Kamakahi, Jeff Peterson, Sonny Lim, Steve Jones & Chino Montero; Maui on My Mind from Jeff Peterson; Huana Ke Aloha from Tia Carrere; The Legend from Ledward Kaapana; Polani from Daniel Ho.


FIRST FRIDAY HAWAII NEWS (back to the top)

FEATURED NEWS


Hawaii State Foundation On Culture and The Arts JANUARY 2011 Newsletter

There are features on the "Second Saturday" event entitled "Asia Pacific Art Rhythms" on Saturday, January 8th; the Live From the Lawn Grammy Awards Concert on Friday, January 14th; and the "Art Lunch" lecture featuring Alan Akaka on Tuesday, January 25th.

First Thursdays Poetry Slam at Fresh Cafe January 6th, 2011

Featuring Lemon Andersen - 8-time Def Poet and Tony Award Winner

Patrick Ching New Hawaii Art Image - Kahili Beach

PATRICK CHING'S NEW RELEASE!.
Check out Patrick's latest work of art! Artist's inspiration: On Kauai's north shore is a serene spot where the river meets the sea. Great frigate birds, called ‘Iwa, swoop down to drink the delicious water. Beyond the beach waves break in the emerald colored lagoon. This is one of artist Patrick Ching's favorite places on Earth.

Association Of Hawaii Artist (AHA) - Changes In The Leadership - A Message from the President

As far as 2011 goes I have a few new board members to announce.

The Venue January 2011 Events

Honolulu’s Newest Performance Space. Full month of music, art and performance at theVenue!

Bar 35 January 2011 Events

A full month of fun at Bar 35 -- a mainstay in the trendy Downtown-Chinatown club scene!

Brasserie Du Vin January 2011 Events

The month is filled with specials, music, and and more.

Patrick Ching - January 2011 Newsletter

One of Hawaii's well known nature artist

University Of Hawai'i Art Gallery - Exhibition - 33rd Annual Graduate Exhibition

New works in glass, painting, photography, fiber, printmaking, ceramics, sculpture, installation, and intermedia are featured.

Association Of Hawaii Artists - Call To Artists - All Things Hawaiian

Annual All Things Hawaiian Exhibition

FIRST FRIDAY MAPS (back to the top)


Map of First Friday Art Walk Event Calendar - JANUARY 7TH, 2011
(last update: 1_5_11_6-08PM) Interactive map of event calendar.
Art Galleries and Art Venue Map
Interactive map of art galleries and art venues.
Parking Map
Interactive map of popular parking locations.
Boutiques
Interactive map of boutiques in the downtown area.
Restaurant Map
Interactive map of popular restaurants locations.

WEBSITE NEWS (back to the top)

New Social Media Links (back to the top)

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NEWSLETTER SPONSORS (back to the top)



Special Offer at Waikiki Gateway Hotel for First Friday Community

Get the best hotel prices in Waikiki. Premium Standard Room, parking and internet access for as low as $60.00/night! More...

15% Off Coupon @ Nicky Shoe Company - Aloha Tower Marketplace and Pearlridge

15% Off Coupon - "Step Up To Fashion" is our motto at Nicky Shoe Company. We bring to Hawaii hip and cutting edge women's shoes found on the fashion runways, all at a reasonable price. More...

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