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The First First Friday Honolulu Art Gallery Walk is tomorrow - February 7th, 2020 (see 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.
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Profiles Of The Month - FEBRUARY 2020
View profiles of the month and previous profiles of the month on FirstFridayHawaii.Com.
- Louis Pohl Gallery
- BAR 35
- Jeff Pagay Fine Art
- Digital Art Society of Hawaii (DASH)
- Hukilau Honolulu
- Jeff Gere, Storyteller
| FEATURED EVENTS AND HIGHLIGHTS|
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| FIRST FRIDAY EVENT - Hawaii State Art Museum First Friday: Art, Music and Fashion - FEBRUARY 2020 (2/7/2020 - 6:00pm - 9:00pm)|
Free, all-ages evening of art and music at HiSAM! Admission is always free. Live music performances by the Dae Han Keyboard Trio (special performance dedicated to J Dilla & Nujabes), Stan "Substantial" Robinson, DJ Shy Shonnie, Jabari Prevost. Odd Oasis Reveal fashion performance by Eric C. Morgan and Bryzane Lagmay. Art + Flea market on the front lawn. More...
| FIRST FRIDAY EVENT - Hawaii Theatre Center - Chinese New Year Member Event & Movie - The Guardian Brothers (2/7/2020 - 6:00 pm)|
Film The Guardian Brothers, never given a theatrical release in the US, your Hawaii Theatre Center has arranged for a special showing as a benefit for our members, their families and guests. There's a crisis in the Chinese Spirit World -- humans don't believe in gods anymore! A Door God, facing unemployment, ventures into the human world to prove his worth, leading to unexpected encounters and transformations for humans and spirits alike. More...
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| FIRST FRIDAY EVENT - The Arts At Marks Garage First Friday - EXHIBIT: Susan Rogers-Aregger (2/7/2020 - 6 -10pm)|
The ARTS at Marks Garage is a community arts center with a 1,000 sq. ft. gallery, a 1,000 sq. ft. theater, and a 1,000 sq. ft. office space founded in 2001. Marks is home to 13 performing and visual arts businesses including Youth Speaks Hawaii and Hawaii Shakespeare Festival. 45,000 visitors attend 13 exhibits and 150 performances each year. More...
| NEWS - Hawaii State Foundation On Culture and The Arts FEBRUARY 2020 Newsletter|
The Hawai'i State Art Museum is dedicated to presenting the largest and finest collection of works by Hawai'i artists that celebrate the diverse artistic and cultural legacy of Hawai'i.
In This Issue
- Artists in the Schools
- Art Bento
- Student Art Exhibit
- Poetry Out Loud
- Festival of Pacific Arts and Culture 2020
- Public Art Archive
- Arts, Music, and Culture Calendar
- SFCA in the news
- Hawaii State Art Museum Calendar
- Holiday Schedule
- Job Opportunities
- Volunteer Opportunities
- Hawaii State Government Resources
| FIRST FRIDAY EVENT - Next Door First Friday Featuring Live Art, Live Music, Food and More (2/7/2020 - 5pm-2am)|
Deep in the heart of Honolulu's Chinatown is Nextdoor, Hawaii's underground art and music haven. From jazz and hip hop to electronic dance music, heavy metal, and everything in between, musical legends have called this concert hall home. More...
| FIRST FRIDAY EVENT - HiSAM Gallery Shop x MORI by Art+Flea - Art, Music and Fashion (2/7/2020 - 6:00pm - 9:00pm)|
Live music performances by the Dae Han Keyboard Trio (special performance dedicated to J Dilla & Nujabes), Stan "Substantial" Robinson, DJ Shy Shonnie, Jabari Prevost. Odd Oasis Reveal fashion performance by Eric C. Morgan and Bryzane Lagmay. Art + Flea market on the front lawn. More...
| FIRST FRIDAY EVENT - Owens & Co. (2/7/2020)|
10% OFF SPECIAL! Owens & Co. is a unique boutique located in the Chinatown Arts district of Honolulu. Owens & Co. offers a fantastic collection of home accessories, gifts, as well as vintage items. Please stop by to check out the shop. More...
| FIRST FRIDAY EVENT - Terry's Place First Friday Featuring Ben Vegas & Maila Gibson (2/7/2020 - 4:00 pm - 11:30pm)|
Happy hour entertainment and special dinner menu... reservations recommended. As always, you can purchase a HASR Logo glass for $5. See you there! More...
| NEWS - Mayor's Office Of Culture & The Arts Honolulu (MOCA) Newsletters FEBRUARY 2020 - FEATURED EXHIBITS/EVENTS|
The mission of MOCA is to promote the value of arts and culture throughout communities in the City and County of Honolulu. MOCA's objectives are to attain per-eminence in culture and the arts; to perpetuate the artistic and cultural heritages of its entire people; to promote a community environment, which provides equal and abundant opportunity for exposure to culture and the arts in all its forms; and to encourage and provide equal opportunity for the development of culture and the artistic talents of the people of Honolulu. More...
| NEWS - Great Aloha Run & Expo - Honolulu Hawaii 2020|
Hawai‘i Pacific Health Great Aloha Run is a road race that takes place annually in Honolulu, Hawaii on the third Monday in February (Presidents' Day in the United States). The Great Aloha Run Sports, Health & Fitness Expo targets the fastest growing world of adventure, action sports, leisure activities, health and wellness. The Expo includes a faceted array of exhibit booths offering unique products and services, great entertainment, workshops and much more! More...
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| FIRST FRIDAY EVENT - HASR Wine Co. Wine Tasting (2/7/2020 - 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM)|
It's that time again...First Friday and the Chinatown Artwalk is on... Please stop in and taste great wines. More...
| NEWS - Hawaii Art Newsletter by Plein Air Artist Mark N. Brown - Winter 2020|
This issue features art tip, special events, murals, special offers, new art, photos and much more... More...
| FIRST FRIDAY EVENT - Indigo Alliance Hawai'i First Friday (2/7/2020 - 3:00pm - 8:00pm)|
Come and Check us out INDIGO Alliance Hawai'i is a spiritual energy center in the heart of Honolulu's Chinatown, hosting two treatment and reading rooms and a small shop with your conscious living necessities. We will have 15 minute readings for $25 More...
| NEWS - Gallery On The Pali Exhibit - "New Exhibit At Gallery On The Pali - Church Members Art Show Thru March 6th|
The many talented artisans who belong to the First Unitarian Church of Honolulu will display their paintings, photographs, quilts, and other arts at the Gallery on the Pali From February 1st through March 6th. More...
| NEWS - Hawaii Theatre - COMING FEBRUARY - MARCH 2020 EVENTS|
Proclaimed as the "Pride of the Pacific," the beautiful Hawaii Theatre, built by the Consolidated Amusement Company, opened its doors September 6, 1922 in downtown Honolulu. More...
| NEWS - Mark N. Brown Hawaii Art Available at Punahou School Carnival Art Gallery 2020|
Mark is proud to have multiple Hawaii art images feature at the Punahou School Carnival Art Gallery. Stop by and see great art available for the community. More...
| NEWS - The ARTS at Marks Garage - FEBRUARY 2020 Update|
Find out what's happening this month at The ARTS at Marks! More...
| NEWS - Lei-Making Classes Available In Anticipation Of The Lei Day Celebration|
The public is invited to experience the joy and artistry of lei-making for themselves ahead of the 93rd Annual Lei Day Celebration. Registration is now open for over two dozen free lei-making workshops open to the public. All skill levels are welcome! More...
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You will love this catamaran cruises in Waikiki. From breakfast sails to moonlight evening sails. Snorkeling, swimming and so much more. Make your online reservation today! More...
| MAP - Map of First Friday Art Walk Event Calendar FEBRUARY 7TH, 2020|
last update: 2/6/2020 Interactive map of event calendar. More...
| NEWS - Patrick Ching Hawaiian Art Newsletter February 2020|
Art tips, favorite photos, new TV show, new images, awards, class schedule, new online classes and much more. More...
| NEWS - Shimmy on down to the 51st Annual Senior Valentine Dance!|
Everyone is invited to get on up and boogie down with our energetic k puna club members during their 51st Senior Valentine Dance sponsored by the Honolulu Department of Parks and Recreation (DPR). More...
| NEWS - Mayor's Memorial Day Poster Contest deadline extended to Feb 28, 2020|
Island school children statewide have an extra opportunity to take part in an annual tradition to remember those who gave their last full measure of devotion in service to our country with the extension of the Mayor's Memorial Day Poster Contest. More...
| NEWS - 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. More...
| NEWS - Tea at 1024 - February 2020 News and Events|
Tea at 1024 is a respite for the weary soul. We have been serving Afternoon Tea since 1999. Voted Best High Tea by Honolulu Magazine, Tea at 1024 welcomes you to join us for a unique Afternoon Tea experience. More...
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| NEWS - Hawai'i Watercolor Society - Workshop: How to Frame and Present Your Artwork - Hawai'i Watercolor Society members juried show is coming up soon and we are offering a free workshop on how to frame and present your artwork. More...|
| NEWS - University Of Hawai'i Art Gallery - EXHIBITS - Coming Events at University of Hawaii Art Gallery More...|
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| PROFILES OF THE MONTH|
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| Louis Pohl Gallery (808) 521-1812|
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.
| BAR 35 (808) 537-3535|
Exclusive, stylish and sexy, BAR 35 is host to the most discriminating drinker. Over 100 beers from around the world. Check out cool video on right menu
| Jeff Pagay Fine Art 808-225-1161|
Versatile Artist Jeff Pagay Paints on canvas out on location and in studio
| Digital Art Society of Hawaii (DASH) 808 256-6606|
Supporting all fine artists melding their traditional disciplines with digital imaging
| Hukilau Honolulu 808-523-3460|
Aloha Served Here! Kurt (Kapa'a, Kauai), Al (Ewa Beach, Oahu) and Eric (Hilo, Hawai'i) created the Hukilau and infused it with a taste of each of the three islands and the spirit of Aloha.
| Jeff Gere, Storyteller (808) 737-1774|
Jeff Gere is a master storyteller. He blends talents as painter, puppeteer, mime, teacher, and director into a performance style, which has electrified audiences of every age throughout Hawaii and the mainland for two decades.
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