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Tom Moffatt
Uncle Tom's Gabbin // Nicole Kidman, Alfonso Ribeiro and more Entertainment news
I WAS SADDENED to hear that Teddy Tanaka recently passed away from cancer. His son Nate is organizing a memorial service, to be held at...

Tom Moffatt
Uncle Tom's Gabbin // Jason Mraz, Anna Faris and more Entertainment news
EXCITEMENT IN THE AIR this week about the Jason Mraz concert … His show will feature the all-female pop, rock group Raining Jane, who collaborated...

Rasa Fournier
Art & Stage // Self-Guided Art Tour
Oahu boasts art studios and artists a-plenty, but there’s no easy compilation of the locations, let alone one-on-one time with the artists … until now....

Bill Mossman
Musical Notes // Pure Jake
Ukulele master Jake Shimabukuro reunites with some old buddies in what promises to be a night of “Pure” magic at his third annual concert Friday....

Tom Moffatt
Uncle Tom's Gabbin // Tara Reid, Wladimir Klitschko
HAPPY 30TH ANNIVERSARY TO Honolulu City Lights, the city’s annual holiday kickoff! Festivities start at 4 p.m. this Saturday with music, food booths and keiki...

Tom Moffatt
Uncle Tom's Gabbin // Glen A. Larson and more Entertainment news
IT’S NO SURPRISE to longtime readers that one of my oldest and dearest friends was Glen A. Larson, famed television producer and part-time Honolulu resident....

Rasa Fournier
Art & Stage // Cultural Significance In Japanese Erotic Art
The word “erotic” instantly evokes layers of emotion ranging from fascinated to offended. But look beyond the knee-jerk reaction, and there’s plenty of cultural and...

Rasa Fournier
Art & Stage // Musical Revue Hits The Spot
A show made up of songs by Richard Maltby Jr. (lyricist) and David Shire (music), but that never made it into any of their musicals,...

Tom Moffatt
Uncle Tom's Gabbin // Herb Alpert and Lani Hall and more Entertainment news
TWO LEGENDARY PERFORMERS, one very special night … Multiple Grammy winners Herb Alpert and Lani Hall will get you “In the Mood” at Blaisdell Concert...

Bill Mossman
Musical Notes // His Swan Song
Keali‘i Reichel drops his first full album, Kawaiokalena, in years, then drops a bomb on his fans regarding his future Keali‘i Reichel, arguably Hawaiian music’s...

Rasa Fournier
Art & Stage // At Home in Anatevka
There’s a countrified timelessness in wooden shelves and banisters, draped rope, yellow-glow lamps, wooden furnishings and metal dishes. Something warm that in humanity’s ancestral spirit...

Tom Moffatt
Uncle Tom's Gabbin // The Stylistics, Janel Parrish and more Entertainment news
HONOLULU LOVES THE STYLISTICS … This magical group and a Hawaii all-time favorite will return for its second annual Holiday Concert at Blaisdell Concert Hall....

Rasa Fournier
Art & Stage // A ‘Good’ Greek Gift
Several years ago, I watched the kids at Kaiser High put on Jesus Christ Superstar, directed by Bill Ogilvie. The experience was unforgettable, not just...

Tom Moffatt
Uncle Tom's Gabbin // Wendy Williams, Darren Lee and more Entertainment news
TALK SHOW HOST Wendy Williams posted a video on her website titled “After Show: Aloha!” Wendy shows off the very special delivery she received...

Rasa Fournier
Art & Stage // Dance Like Everyone Is Watching
You hear the word “dance” in Hawaii, and hula, Tahitian and other Pacific Islander dance forms sway and shimmy their way through your mind’s eye....

Tom Moffatt
Uncle Tom's Gabbin // Elton John, Renee Puente, Kanye West and more Entertainment news
HAWAII LOVES ELTON, and Elton loves Hawaii! Celebrate with superstar Elton John and his band when he returns Jan. 10, 2015, to Blaisdell Arena. Tickets...

Rasa Fournier
Art & Stage // Oooh La La EuroCinema
Hawaii’s dearth of art house theaters — that offer something more intellectually meaty than the garden-variety blockbuster — makes a pop-up cluster of cream-of-the-crop European...

Bill Mossman
Musical Notes // The Right Time
With his former reggae band in the rear-view mirror, singer PeniDean Puaauli sets course on a new career path as a solo artist The physically...

Tom Moffatt
Uncle Tom's Gabbin // Jason Mraz, Lhey Bella and more Entertainment news
HOT, HOT, HOT … When Jason Mraz returns Dec. 11 and 12, look for possibly the biggest LED wall ever used in Blaisdell Concert Hall....

Rasa Fournier
Art & Stage // Indian Folk Art
A group of performers shows up in the village square, unrolls a scroll covered every inch in vivid storyboard images, and based on those images,...


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