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Tom Moffatt

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JUST HEARD FROM excited friends visiting the “Elvis & Us” exhibit at Liverpool’s Beatles museum where, in an area commemorating the Fab Four’s meeting with Elvis at his Los Angeles home, they spotted a picture of yers truly on display! Wow! …

Newly single Scott Speedman, who recently split from Teresa Palmer, found solace in a lip lock on his Last Resort co-star Camille De Pazzis here last week! The two were spotted at the beach getting cozy with one another while enjoying the waves …

Enjoyed last Saturday night’s premiere of Soul Sessions on KITV. Hosted by Kevin Jones and Kathy With a K, the weekly show features up-and-coming local talent as well as more established stars. This week the featured star is John Cruz

Don’t miss the last ArtAfterDark event for 2012 … Be prepared to “Freak Out” this coming Friday from 6 p.m. It will have a costume contest, entertainment by Quadrophonix and ukulele sensation Taimane Gardner, an open-air screening of Little Shop of Horrors and more!

Indigo Restaurant and Nobu Waikiki are stocking the food concessions for this Halloween-themed treat …

UH Manoa’s McCarthy Hall turns into Kava Central this Saturday with its daylong Kava Festival. The schedule is jam-packed from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. with live local music, educational and cultural booths, awa sampling and more … Email for details …

West Side Story: Hoalauna Park in Ewa Beach is the place to be as the “First Hawaii Slack Key Guitar Festival – Westside Style” gets under way at noon this Sunday … Packed with artists until 6 p.m., you’ll find Brother Noland, Dennis Kamakahi, John Cruz and Ho’okena on stage along with two of Japan’s top slack key artists, Agnes Kimura and Alani Yamauchi! Ono grinds, a costume contest and giveaways of a brand new Taylor Guitar and a Kani’le’a Ukulele are also on tap, so check it out …

This week in 1973: Connie Stevens presents her Las Vegas Revue at Del Webb’s Kuilima Resort Hotel (now known as Turtle Bay) before a star-studded audience at a $100-a-plate benefit dinner show. Proceeds go to The Children’s Center For Plastic And Reconstructive Surgery in Saigon. Connie is backed by five dancers, the Eddie Kendrix Singers and a 25-piece orchestra conducted by George Wilkins. Among the stars in attendance are Jack Lord, James MacArthur, Edd “Kookie” Byrnes, Steve Allen, Jayne Meadows, Jim Brown, MacDonald Carey, Dan Rowan, Jonathan Winters and Mickey Dolenz. The opening act is comedian Jack Carter … And the No. 1 record in Hawaii is Half Breed by Cher

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