August 7

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Thursday August 7
Art Around the World
Art Explorium, Thursdays through Aug. 28, 4-5:30 p.m., $50/month, $15/workshop, ages 7 and older. Take a trip around the world and explore different cultures, time periods and art. Travel through Japan, Greece, Guatemala and Australia making fans and lanterns, scratch pots, weaving and painting. Advanced registration is required. (

Common Kings
Polynesian Cultural Center, Pacific Theater, 10 p.m.-1 a.m., $20. Common Kings perform in a special benefit concert supporting Koolauloa’s future providers. The one-night event also features Tenelle and Sammy J. Proceeds benefit (293-3333,

Live Music
Hard Rock Cafe Honolulu, 5-11 p.m., no cover charge. Time Rose performs from 5 to 7 p.m., followed by Kailua Bay Buddies. (

Hilton Hawaiian Village Waikiki Beach Resort, Tapa Ballroom, through Aug. 21, Thursdays-Sundays, 7:30 p.m. doors, 8 p.m. show, $30-$60. CabaRAE’s preview shows performed in an intimate theatre set-up, presents aerial artistry, daredevil feats of strength and more featuring a 12-member cast from Great Britain, Australia, Germany, France, Canada, Russia and Las Vegas. (

Chaos and Order
Gallery of Hawaii Artists, July 3-Sept. 25, contact for days, times and cost. Polish-born fine artist Rafal Cholodzinski presents his paintings that feature creative interpretations of various landscapes including those found in Europe, North America and tropical environments of Western Africa. (

Waikiki Parc Features Nate Ditzler
Waikiki Parc Hotel Lobby, Parc Promenade Gallery, through Aug. 29, daily operational hours of the hotel, free admission. The hotel features Nat Ditzler’s ceramic sculptures. A reception takes place from 6 to 8 p.m. June 5. (