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The First First Friday Honolulu Art Gallery Walk is tomorrow - September 4th, 2015 (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.
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Profiles Of The Month - SEPTEMBER 2015
View profiles of the month and previous profiles of the month on FirstFridayHawaii.Com.
- Windward Artists Guild
- Hawaii State Art Museum
- Bayly Buck Studios
- HASR Bistro
- Hank Taufaasau
- Kat Reeder - The Art of Kat Reeder
- Robert Emerald Shappy - Emerald's Art Designs/Artist
| FEATURED EVENTS AND HIGHLIGHTS|
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| Hawaii State Art Museum First Friday: Slack Key with Ron Loo & NEW EXHIBIT! (9/4/2015 - 6:00pm - 9:00pm)|
This month we present Ron Loo with his old style ki hoalu or slack-key guitar. be sure to explore the galleries and visit the opening night of our special 50th anniversary exhibition Hawaii: Change & Continuity. More...
| Bayly Buck Studio - A Night of Art Featuring Terri Yogi & Bayly Buck (9/4/2015 - 5:00pm - 9:00pm)|
Studio gallery located in Chinatown! Bayly Buck Studios is a multi use space that offers not only photography but also a studio to rent for your own photography or to have as a gallery rental. This 1200 sqft space has a lot of potential and not to mention a great location. More...
| First Friday At Madre Chocolate - First Friday (9/4/2015 - 6:00pm - 11:00pm)|
This First Friday Madre will once again be bringing you delectable sounds to accompany our fine flavors, and beverages... Enjoy your favorite bars, plus our new creations including Truffles, Cacao Clusters, and of course our signature Hot Cocoa. More...
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| Hawaii State Art Museum - NEW EXHIBITION - Hawaii: Change & Continuity|
The State Foundation on Culture and the Arts will open a new exhibition "Hawaii: Change & Continuity" on September 4, 2015, at the Hawai'i State Art Museum as part of our 50th anniversary celebrations. The exhibition will feature selected artworks from the SFCA's Art in Public Places Collection. More...
| Hawaii Artist Mark N. Brown Community Artwork Donation - Friends of Kewalos - Beach Cleanup|
Mark Brown is proud to be a supporter of Friends of Kewalos 2015 beach cleanup. Friends of Kewalos is a 501(c)(3) non profit organization comprised of recreational users of the Kewalo Basin Park area in Kakaako - Honolulu, Hawaii. More...
| Honolulu Habitat For Humanity & Punahou School Art Students Present ART DOORS FOR CHARITY At Bar 35 (9/4/2015 - 4pm - 9:pm)|
A night to appreciate Art and Charity. More...
| GREAT FOOD! - Kan Zaman (9/4/2015 - See notes for times)|
Featuring both indoor and patio (BYOB) dining until 10:30PM this First Friday. Authentic Moroccan & Lebanese Restaurant. Kan Zaman's menu stands alone as the only restaurant in Honolulu to offer Moroccan and Lebanese cuisine. More...
| Hound and Quail - OUTPOST - UNDEREXPOSED (9/4/2015 - 5pm - 9pm)|
Vintage shop and gallery. Hound and Quail. Started in early 2011 by Mark Pei and Travis Flazer. We are the former owners of Area, a mid-century furniture shop in Honolulu's chinatown. H & Q is a place where we collect vintage and unusual items from Hawaii, the mainland, and around the world. More...
| Mayor's Office Of Culture & The Arts Honolulu (MOCA) Newsletters SEPTEMBER 2015|
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...
| Roberta Oaks (9/4/2015 - 5pm - 9pm)|
Complimentary drinks for customers. Open until 9:30pm. More...
| Bayly Buck First Friday Artist Booth/Wall Rental, Studio Rentals, Photography|
Looking for a Studio Space? Looking to feature your art on First Friday? Check out what Bayly Buck Photography / Studio has to offer! More...
| Downbeat Diner and Lounge - First Friday (9/4/2015 - 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. Downbeat Diner and Lounge proudly presents Club Underground with DJ Ross Jackson, Davey Shindig, and Gnaraly spinning on the decks. 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...
| Hawaii State Foundation On Culture and The Arts SEPTEMBER 2015 Newsletter|
There are articles on the new exhibition "HAWAI'I: Change & Continuity"; features on the "First Friday" event "Slack-key with Ron Loo" on Friday, September 4th; the "Second Saturday" event "Sculpture Fun with the Hawai'i Craftsmen" on Saturday, September 12th; and the "Art Lunch" lecture "Curating Change" with Tom Klobe on Tuesday, September 29th. More...
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| HASR Bistro First Friday Feature EMKE (9/4/2015 - 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...
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| Downbeat Diner and Lounge Present... COMING SEPTEMBER 2015 EVENTS & PROMO FLYERS|
View flyers of coming events at Downbeat Diner and Lounge More...
| Hawaii State Art Museum Current Exhibitions and Collections|
Current listing of exhibitions and collections at HSAM. 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. More...
| Map of First Friday Art Walk Event Calendar - September 4th, 2015|
(last update: 9/2/2015 Interactive map of event calendar. More...
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| PROFILES OF THE MONTH|
(Back to the top) - 6 great profiles of this month
| Windward Artists Guild |
WAG (Windward Artists Guild) is a non-profit artists guild offering group juried exhibits, workshops, educational grants, and social opportunities with other art lovers. Founded by a group of windward Oahu artists (Gini McCall, Rosalie Prussing, Lucille Cooper, and Betty Decker with the assistance of Juliette May Fraser and David Ash) in 1960, its first event was an art auction to benefit Castle Hospital. The charitable roots of the foundation continue to today with grants to local art teachers and art events that increase interest in the arts.
| Hawaii State Art Museum (808) 586-0307|
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 Hawaii.
| Bayly Buck Studios (808) 927-5021|
Studio gallery located in Chinatown! Bayly Buck Studios is a multi use space that offers not only photography but also a studio to rent for your own photography or to have as a gallery rental. This 1200 sqft space has a lot of potential and not to mention a great location. Has coupon!!
| 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"
| Hank Taufaasau (808) 526-1410|
Taufaasau is regarded primarily for his bold renderings of Polynesian people.
| Kat Reeder - The Art of Kat Reeder 786 4174588|
One of Hawaii's rising stars in the field of illustration. Kat's work features modern pin-up style lovelies with an exotic retro twist. FEATURED at Manifest 12/14/2012-1/13/2013
| Robert Emerald Shappy - Emerald's Art Designs/Artist 808-954-1925|
Murals, Themed Rooms, Portraits, Art and Airbrush Lessons,Residential and Business, 3D Art.
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| 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) - new news postings. Plenty of art, event, venue updates to help you stay current.
Midas Hawaii "Drive Out Hunger" Tour For Hawaii Foodbank
Special fundraiser from through December 12 by Midas Hawaii to drive out hunger in Hawaii.
Dancers Unlimited - Help Us Bring Dance To You!
Dream - Learn - Share - Inspire - Unite - dancers 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...
University Of Hawai'i - ART EXHIBITION: GROENIGER [META]
Scott Groeniger presents a collection of recent digital prints and videos, many of which were created during his 2014 residencies in Amsterdam, Netherlands, and in Beijing and Taiyuan, China.
Hawaii Forgiveness Project - September: Forgiveness Meeting
Featuring Indian Vedic Scholar: Narahari - builder of the "Waimanalo Hobbit House"
Downbeat Diner and Lounge Present... COMING SEPTEMBER 2015 EVENTS & PROMO FLYERS
View flyers of coming events at Downbeat Diner and Lounge
Celebrate World Food Day with Aloha Harvest's Compassion in Arts on Friday, October 16th, 6 PM
World Food Day is a day of action against hunger and people all around the world are coming together to declare their commitment to eradicate hunger in our lifetime. Middle and high school students are invited to express their compassion for the needy and hungry through any art form with Aloha Harvest's 4th annual Compassion in Arts competition this fall.
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