Out ‘N’ About: Pro Bowl, Chinese New Year, more

Jan. 24, 2014 | 0 Comments In the Star-Advertiser Friday Print Edition

Saturday, “Night in Chinatown” Street Festival, featuring two stages of cultural entertainment, three stages of live music and 75 booths of food, arts, crafts and merchandise; 10 a.m.-10 p.m., Hotel and Smith streets. –Courtesy photo


20th Annual Home Building & Remodeling Show, BIA-Hawaii industry showcase featuring more than 150 Hawaii exhibitors and free seminars, 5-9 p.m. today, 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday, Blaisdell Exhibition Hall. $2-$9. biahawaii.org

Narcissus Festival Chinese New Year Celebration, featuring multiple lion dance groups, Chinese New Year foods, craft and merchandise booths, narcissus flowers and entertainment including Frank De Lima & Na Kolohe and fire dancers (7 tonight), and an appearance by the Narcissus Festival queen and court (7:45 p.m. Saturday), presented by the Chinese Chamber of Commerce of Hawaii; 5-10 p.m. today and 9 a.m.-10 p.m. Saturday, Chinatown Cultural Plaza. Free. 533-3181, chinesechamber.com

Derek Warfield & the Young Wolfe Tones, Irish music veteran and company return to the islands for two toe-tapping concerts raising funds for Honolulu’s 47th Annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade; 8-11 p.m today at Irish Rose Saloon (followed by Hooligan’s Harp till 1:30 a.m.; ages 21+), and 8-11 p.m. Saturday at Anna O’Brien’s (with opener James McCarthy, and the Doolin Rakes till 1:30 a.m.; all ages until 11 p.m.). $15-$20. Tickets: fosphawaii.ning.com/events. irishpubshawaii.com


“Perfect Little Planet,” full-dome animated adventure through the solar system for grades K and older, 7 p.m., Hokulani Imaginarium, Windward Community College. $5-$7; free for kids under 4. aerospace.wcc.hawaii.edu, 235-7433

St. Andrew’s Cathedral Noontime Concert, organ recital by John Renke, 12:15-12:45 p.m., The Cathedral of St. Andrew. Free. 524-2822, ext. 217, thecathedralofstandrew.org

Polynesian Football Heroes Tribute, Q-and-A forum with former college and NFL players and coaches including inaugural Polynesian Football Hall of Fame inductees Kurt Gouveia, Olin Kreutz, Kevin Mawae, Jack Thompson and Ken Niumatalolo, 3:30 p.m., Hale Aloha, Polynesian Cultural Center. Free; seats limited to first 800 with tickets. 293-3333, polynesia.com

Chinatown Open House (Choy Cheng), more than 20 roaming lion dance groups, firecrackers, blessings and merchant visits by the Narcissus Festival queen and court and members of the Chinese Chamber of Commerce of Hawaii; 6-9 p.m. on the streets of Chinatown (starting from the Chinese Chamber of Commerce of Hawaii building, 8 S. King St). Free. 533-3181, chinesechamber.com

Bill Burr, stand-up comedian, actor and podcaster (“Breaking Bad,” “The Heat,” “You People Are All The Same”) live, 8 p.m., Hawaii Theatre. $42. 528-0506, hawaiitheatre.com

Jose Dynamite & Friends Stand Up Comedy Show featuring Andy Bumatai, Joseph Lewis, Aimee-Jane Baxa, Shawn Felipe and Dynamite, 7:30 p.m., O’Toole’s Irish Pub, Celtic Room. Cover: $10. Ages 21+. 391-5673


Rummage Sale, a benefit for Kalani High School Class of 2014, 7 a.m.-1 p.m. at the school’s cafeteria. kalanihighschool14@gmail.com

2014 Sanctuary Ocean Count, Hawaiian Islands Humpback Whale National Marine Sanctuary seeks volunteers for humpback whale observation, 8 a.m.-noon at shore sites around the island. Call 268-3087. sanctuaryoceancount.org

NFL Pro Bowl Open Practice at Ohana Day, Team Sanders and Team Rice in action, with fan contests, player interviews, NFL video and a preview of Pro Bowl entertainment; 8:30-11:30 a.m., Aloha Stadium. Free. pro-bowl.nflonlocation.com, 877-611-3947

Feng Shui Outlook for 2014: The Year of the Yang Wood Horse, featuring feng shui expert consultant Peter Lung, presented by World of Feng Shui USA Honolulu; 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Rehabilitation Hospital of the Pacific. $68. 739-8288, wofsusa.com

Chinese New Year Celebration, with lion dances, firecrackers, arts and crafts and Chinese baked goods and specialty products, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Town Center of Mililani. Free. towncenterofmililani.com

Youth on Stage: Ryan Nakagawa, ukulele wiz and Brown Bags to Stardom winner; noon, Hard Rock Cafe Honolulu. Free. All ages. 955-7383, fb.com/hardrockcafehonolulu

Jazz Peace Concert at Byodo-in Temple, by the Jazz Clique Quartet (Joshua Kaye, Louis Benanto, Scott Shafer, Mihoko M) and visiting New York saxophonist Rob Scheps; 12:30-3:30 p.m., Valley of the Temples Memorial Park. $2-$3 temple admission; donations welcome. BYO picnic. 239-9844

Night in Chinatown Street Festival,10 a.m.-10 p.m., Hotel and Smith streets. With the Night in Chinatown Parade 3-5:30 p.m. on Hotel Street — featuring the Royal Hawaiian and other bands, beauty pageant queens, Chinese societies, martial arts and lion dance groups, dignitaries and more. Free. chinatownhi.com

Hot Rods & Classic Car Show and Cruz Night with Bleizin’ FX, 5-9 p.m., Pearlridge Center, Downtown, fourth-level parking lot above the Pearlridge West 16 movie theaters. Free. pearlridgeonline.com, 488-0981

OnStage’s 10 Year Anniversary Bash, featuring live music by Jesse Valor & Friends, ChoCho, Good Foot, Dave Young Band and Guy Cruz and guests; 7 p.m., OnStage Drinks & Grinds. No cover. 738-0004, onstagedrinksandgrinds.com

26th Annual WNCA Sakura Matsuri, Japanese song and dance, taiko and karaoke in anticipation of Wahiawa Town’s cherry blossom bloom, with KC waffle dogs and other refreshments, door prizes and sakura plant giveaways; 7-9 p.m., Wahiawa Hongwanji Hall. $5; free for kids under 12. 621-3659, renemansho@hawaii.rr.com

Pro Bowl All-Star Block Party, featuring seven stages of live entertainment (including Sean Naauao, EMKE, Ben Vegas & Maila Gibson, Kawika Trask, Legends in Concert, Na Hoa, Pro Bowl cheerleaders), DJs, NFL players and mascots and local celebrities, and food, craft and merchandise vendors; 7-10 p.m., Kalakaua Avenue. Free. 877-611-3947, pro-bowl.nflonlocation.com

Destiny: Na Koa IV, mixed martial arts fights, 6 p.m., Blaisdell Arena. $25-$100. All ages. 800-745-3000, ticketmaster.com, destinymma.net

“Bow Ties & Bling,” Big Brothers Big Sisters Hawaii benefit and birthday celebration for and by Rizen Foundation founders Ryan Kalei Tsuji and James Chan, this year featuring a celebrity fashion show by Cut Collective spotlighting Hawaii designers including Summer Shiigi, Allison Izu, Maida Montemayor and Rumi Murakami, and local TV celebrities and athletes, plus live music, food, prizes and silent auction; 6:30-9:30 p.m., M Nightclub. $20. fb.com/RizenFoundation

Halla Pai Huhm 20th Year Memorial Concert, Korean folk and court dances by Halla Huhm Korean Dance Studio, in remembrance of its founder; 7:30 p.m., Mamiya Theatre. $10-$20. 949-2888

Last Saturday Roots in Jazz: Halie Loren, Oregon-based jazz stylist, on tour for her latest CD “Heart First,” offers fresh takes on jazz standards, 7:30 p.m., Doris Duke Theatre, Honolulu Museum of Art. $30-$35. honolulumuseum.org, 532-6097

“Tropicabana: A Musical Romp Through the Tropics,” mambo, cha cha, calypso, samba and more by pop jazz vocalist Dana Land and her band (Tommy James, Von Baron, John Kolivas, Tim Tsukiyama and Steve Martinucci), 7:30 p.m., Atherton Performing Arts Studio, Hawaii Public Radio. $15-$30. 955-8821, hawaiipublicradio.org

“Filmage: The Story of Descendents/All,” encore screenings of the 2013 punk rock biopic, followed by live bands Random Weirdos (9:45 p.m.) and Mistermeaner (12:15 a.m.); 8 p.m. and 10:30 p.m., Second Stage at Hawaiian Brian’s. $5; $2.50 advance. All ages. 808shows.com

Hawaii Pops and Kealii Reichel, Hawaii Pops Orchestra Series concert with dinner and dancing, featuring maestro Matt Catingub and company, 8 p.m., Hawai’i Convention Center Ballroom. $35-$75. 550-8457, hawaiipops.com

Los Lonely Boys, Grammy-winning Tex-Mex rock band of brothers in concert, 8 p.m., The Republik. $45-$65. Ages 21+. 855-235-2867, flavorus.com

Mike Epps, comedian/actor (“Next Friday,” “Friday After Next,” “The Hangover”) live on comedy tour, 8 p.m., Hawaii Theatre. $51. 528-0506, hawaiitheatre.com

“Sky This Month” planetarium show, exploration of the current night sky on new star projector and into the depths of space with full-dome video in the newly renovated, state-of-the-art J. Watumull Planetarium, with live music, 8-9 p.m. (seating 7:45 p.m.) Bishop Museum. $6-$8. Reservations: 848-4168. bishopmuseum.org


12th annual Sharon’s Ride, Run & Walk for Epilepsy, choose from 35 km, 75 km and 100 km bike rides, a kids’ bike obstacle course, 1-mile walk and 5 km and 10 km runs, with food, prizes and activities for all ages, a benefit for Epilepsy Foundation of Hawaii; 7, 7:30, 8:30 and 10 a.m. start times, Kapiolani Community College. All ages, pets, scooters and wheelchairs welcome. 528-3058, epilepsyhawaii.org

Vietnamese New Year Festival, featuring entertainment (Vietnamese Band, Air Force Band, Royal Hawaiian Band, lion dance, belly dance, youth talent, more), food, games and keiki fun zone with maze and bounce houses; 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Kapiolani Park bandstand. Free admission. fb.com/cho.tet.18

Founder’s Day at Bishop Museum: Free admission (for kamaaina and military with ID) and special program (11 a.m.-noon) with oli, song and hula, in honor of Charles Reed Bishop’s birthday and the start of the museum’s 125th year; 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Bishop Museum. Regular admission for nonresidents ($14.95-$19.95). 847-3511, bishopmuseum.org

Youth on Stage: EMKE, four-piece power pop and classic rock band; noon, Hard Rock Cafe Honolulu. Free. 955-7383, fb.com/hardrockcafehonolulu

NFL Offical Pro Bowl Tailgate party, with appearances by NFL players, Pro Bowl cheerleaders performance, other entertainment, food by Hawaii chefs and drink; 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m., Richardson Field. $249. 866-448-7849, ticketmaster.com, pro-bowl.nflonlocation.com

“A World of Chinese Puppets” gala opening, reception for the exhibition from the Lin Liu-Hsin Museum in Taiwan, with tours and visiting curator Dr. Robin Ruizendaal; 2-3:30 p.m., East-West Center Gallery. Free. eastwestcenter.org

2014 Pro Bowl, NFL all-star game, 2 p.m., Aloha Stadium. $45-$130. 866-448-7849, ticketmaster.com, pro-bowl.nflonocation.com

“He Lei, He Aloha: This is a Lei of Love, The Legacies of Queen Lili’uokalani,” program featuring selected readings from “Hawaii’s Story by Hawaii’s Queen,” a film vignette, a singalong from “The Queen’s Songbook” and a brief talk story, 3:30 p.m., Hamilton Library, UH-Manoa. 956-8688

FilCom Sunday: “Heroes from the Visayas,” educational forum on the Philippine region with songs, dances and reenactments, 3:30-7:30 p.m., Filipino Community Center, Waipahu. Free. 680-0451, filcom.org

Pierre-Andre Doucet, the award-winning Canadian pianist and author performs music by Scarlatti, Lizst, Muczynski, Hamelin, Jared Miller, and others, presented by the Honolulu Piano Teachers Association; 4 p.m., Manoa School of Art & Music (in Manoa Marketplace). $10-$20. 779-5363

The Stark Duo, soprano Georgine Stark and viola/violinist Darel Stark in concert, joined by pianist Sachi P. Hirakouji, offering a diverse program including music of J.S. Bach, Benjamin Britten, David Diamond, Gyorgy Kurtag and Henri Vieuxtemps, 4 p.m., Lutheran Church of Honolulu. $10-$35. 941-2566, lchwelcome.org

Choral Evensong, sung by the Diocesan Choir, 5:30-6:15 p.m., St. Andrew’s Cathedral. Free; calabash offering. 524-2822, ext. 217

Swing Dance Club Hawaii dance, free lesson followed by open dancing with music by Bert Burgess and snacks, 6:30-9:15 p.m., Palladium Ballroom, Ala Wai Golf Club. $5-$8. swingdanceclubhawaii.org, 255-6095

MxPx, punk rock band from Bremerton, Wash., in concert, with openers Anygivenchance, Above Reproach and The Minorities; 8 p.m.-12:30 a.m., Crossroads at Hawaiian Brian’s. $30; $20 advance. All ages. 808shows.com


Chamber Music Hawaii’s Spring Wind Quintet, performing music by Franz Danzi, Paul Hindemith, Daniel Baldwin and a new arrangement of J.S. Bach, 7:30 p.m., Doris Duke Theatre. $20-$25. 489-5038, chambermusichawaii.org


“Despicable Me 2,” free screening of the PG-rated animated blockbuster, 6 p.m., Ewa Beach Public & School Library. 689-1204

On stage: Rhys Darby, New Zealand comedian (HBO’s “Flight of the Conchords”), 7:30 p.m., Doris Duke Theatre, Honolulu Museum of Art. $40-$45. honolulumuseum.org, 532-6097


YWCA Oahu Benefit Clothing Sale, new and used women’s clothing and accessories, a benefit for disadvantaged women re-entering the workforce, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Laniakea YWCA lobby, 1040 Richards St. Repeats Thursday. Free entry. 538-7061

“Despicable Me 2,” free screening of the PG-rated animated blockbuster, 2:30 p.m. at Hawaii Kai Public Library (397-5833) and 6 p.m. at Kaneohe Public Library (233-5676).

“Cheers for Molokai and Lanai High,” Downtown Athletic Club Hawaii fundraiser for student athletes featuring entertainment by Brother Noland and others, prize giveaways, pupu including Molokai and Lanai fare (poi, taro chips, smoked meat, venison chili), wine station and beer garden; 5:30-8:30 p.m., outside Murphy’s Bar and Grill. $75. downtownathleticclubhawaii.org


YWCA Oahu Benefit Clothing Sale, new and used women’s clothing and accessories, a benefit for disadvantaged women re-entering the workforce, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Laniakea YWCA lobby, 1040 Richards St. Free entry. 538-7061

MC Lars and Mythological Horses, “post-punk laptop” rapper from Los Angeles and garage/punk rock band from Seattle in concert with openers Lookout! Rosie and The Black Hand; 8 p.m.-midnight, Crossroads at Hawaiian Brian’s. $10; $7 advance. All ages. 808shows.com


“‘Aha ‘Aina: A Royal Hawaiian Lu’au,” 5:30-9 p.m. Mondays, Royal Hawaiian Hotel. $89-$185. 921-4600, royal-hawaiian.com

“Fourever Fab,” Beatles tribute band concert show returns to Honolulu, in a new location, 7-8:30 p.m. Mondays-Thursdays, Pacific Beach Hotel. $39.99-$89.99 (Oceanarium buffet packages available). All ages. 725-4136, foureverfabshow.com

“Ha: Breath of Life,” with Polynesian dance, music and fireknives, 7:30-9 p.m. daily (except Sundays), Polynesian Cultural Center, Laie. $25-$50. 293-3333, polynesia.com

Legends in Concert Waikiki: “Rock-A-Hula,” featuring Elvis Presley tribute, hula and impersonators, 8 p.m. nightly except Mondays, Royal Hawaiian Center, fourth floor. $47.79-$180. 629-7469, legendswaikiki.com

“Magic of Polynesia,” with illusionist John Hirokawa, 7:30 p.m. daily (6 p.m. dinner seating), Magic of Polynesia Theater, Holiday Inn Waikiki Beachcomber Resort. $30-$144. 971-4321, magicofpolynesia.com

“Na Kane — Men of Paradise,” 10-man Las Vegas-style male revue, 8:15 p.m. today and Saturday, Pacific Beach Hotel, Paradise Theater. $39-$59; VIP package $79-$119. Ages 21+. 550-4444, menofparadise.us

Rockin Hawaiian Rainbow Revue and Fireworks Show, hula and Hawaiian music show including Duke Kahanamoku tribute and keiki; 7 p.m. show, 7:45 p.m. fireworks, Fridays at Hilton Hawaiian Village’s Super Pool. $20, includes drink. 949-4321, hiltonhawaiianvillage.com

Waikiki Starlight Luau, 5:30 p.m. Sundays-Thursdays, Hilton Hawaiian Village, rooftop of Mid-Pacific Conference Center. $51-$125. 941-5828, hiltonhawaiianvillage.com

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