August 30

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Friday August 30
Intermediate Ensemble
Contact for location, deadline to set up an interview appointment is Aug. 30, classes take place Mondays from Sept. through May, contact for times, $350. Hawaii Theatre Center offers a new acting program for students ages 12 to 15 who have had some theatre experience and are interested in learning more about performance technique. (791-1397)

Jose Dynamite and Friends Comedy Show
O’Toole’s Celtic Room, doors open at 6:30 p.m., show starts at 7 p.m, $10, ages 21 and older. Featuring Shawn Felipe, Jae Eun and Timmy Mattos. Jose Dynamite hosts and MCs the show. (391-5673)

An Evening with Jesse Kuhaulua
Japanese Cultural Center of Hawaii Community Gallery, 5-7 p.m., free. Talk story with Kuahulua, a sumo wrestler and the first foreign-born riskishi to win the top division championship. A silent auction also highlights Takamiyama vintage memorabilia; proceeds benefit JCCH’s programs and services. (945-7633 ext. 39,

Bridging Birthdays – Carnival
Bernice Pauahi Bishop Museum, 6-9 p.m., visit website for cost. The American Cancer Society invites you to its Bridging Birthdays Carnival. Featuring entertainment, a wine tasting courtesy of Tamura’s. carnival games and more. (

Fresh Cafe, 7-10 p.m., $8-$10. Hawaii’s emerging leaders, Joshua Wisch and Nicole Velasco discuss “Disruptive Leadership,” the evolving ecology of leadership and the movement towards collaborative models. (

The Good Table
Visit website for location, reservations accepted through Sept. 21, visit website for day, time and cost. Lanakila Pacific invites the public to purchase a table offering a memorable dining experience. The Good Table benefits Lanakila Meals on Wheels. Participants who purchase tickets during the first two weeks of sales may be entered to wine a Maui vacation. (

A Korean Cinderella
Tenney Theatre, The Cathedral of St. Andrew, opens Aug. 23 at 7:30 p.m., Saturdays from Aug. 24 to Sept. 21 at 4 p.m., ASL performance Sept. 14 at 4:30 p.m., season tickets/$60-$125, single tickets/$15-$20. The world premiere of a new telling of the Cinderella story mixed with modern K-pop and traditional Korean drumming, dance and costumes. (

Senior Safari Walkabout
Honolulu Zoo, Fridays through September, 9-10 a.m., $5 donations, ages 50 and older. Get some exercise while enjoying the beautiful sites and sounds of the Honolulu Zoo. Staff make the time fly with fun wildlife facts and animal stories. (, 1-800-979-3370)

DJ Gabriel Sordo
The Safehouse, the lounge within the Republik, 9 p.m., $15 (increases day of show plus applicable fees), ages 21 and over. The Republik and Foundation presents DJ Gabriel Sordo. Local DJs Jimmy James, Ramyt and Davey Shindig open the evening. (

Johnny Rock Society II
Tiki Town, 2330 Kalakaua Ave., 8:30 p.m., contact for cost. Johnny Rock Society II performs rock music. (780-7266)

Mango Season
Nico’s Pier 38, 6:30-8:30 p.m., free performance, Mango Season Duo performs its sun-kissed island soul jazz. (

Visit website for location, Aug. 9-Sept. 1, Thurs.-Sat. at 7:30 p.m., Sun. at 2 p.m., $12-$20. In this comedy-drama, a night-long blackout in 1982 forces college professor Lily to face the fragility of her fractured life with her partner Peg and ex-husband Bill, threatening to ruin the homecoming and wedding of their daughter Jeanne. (, 722-6941)