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September 27

Friday September 27
CLASSES
Apple iPad: Getting Started
Kapolei Commons Verizon Wireless Store, 2:45-4 p.m., free. Learn the basics of your Apple iPad device. Get more valuable tips on personalizing your device, using Siri, Maps, FaceTime, the App store and more. Register online. (vzworkshops.verizonwireless.com/vzworkshops)

Brazilian Dancing
The University of Hawaii at Manoa, Sports Complex – Dance Studio #3, Fridays through Dec. 6, 7 p.m., $99/10 sessions. Learn Samba, Afro-Brazilian dance and other forms from Brazil. (outreach.hawaii.edu/noncreditcourses, 956-8244)

AARP Chapter 60 Waikiki
Hale Koa Hotel, deadline to RSVP is Sept. 27, luncheon takes place Oct. 2, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., $25-$26. Kathryn Xian, executive director of Pacific Alliance to Stop Slavery speaks about human trafficking in reference to domestic violence, sex assault, torture and immigrant domestic violence. Send checks to AARP Chapter 60, P.O. BOx 3227, Honolulu, HI 96823-3227. (593-1026, tjdavies@juno.com)

Nonprofit Organizations One Day Seminar
Japanese Cultural Center, 7:45 a.m.-5:15 p.m., $185. Chaminade University sponsors the 10th annual Nonprofit Organizations One-day Seminar. Learn about useful information on current issues and changing requirements that affect every nonprofit and provide insights that help organizations deal with the unique challenges facing them today. (chaminade.edu/nonprofit)

FAMILY FUN
Stargazing
Honolulu Zoo, Sept. 27 and Oct. 18 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., $16-$20, ages 3 to 12. Featuring both an after-hours educational tour of the Zoo and a presentation in a portable planetarium provided by the University of Hawaii Institute of Astronomy. (honoluluzoo.org, 1-800-979-3370)

Senior Safari Walkabout
Honolulu Zoo, Fridays through December, 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. (honoluluzoo.org, 971-7195)

NIGHTLIFE
4th Friday Opera
Unitarian Church (2500 Pali Hwy.), 6 p.m., free. What a DVD of an opera. This month features Tsarevich (Son of the Tsar) by Franz Lehar and Turandot Project by Allen Miller. (595-4047)

Alex Oasay and Christina Souza
Park Restaurant, 8:30-11:30 p.m., free. (791-5161)

Friday Night Pau Hana
Windward Mall Center Court, 6:30-7:30 p.m., contact for cost. The night features a special guest performance by Robi Kahakalau. (235-1143, windwardmall.com)

The Old Time Revival
Downbeat Lounge, 9 p.m., $5 donation, ages 21 and older. Featuring Discord & Rye, and Tavana playing bluegrass, Americana and blues music. (visitor777@mac.com)

THE ARTS
Art by Winette
The Modern Honolulu, 7 p.m.-4 a.m., $10-$20. Winette, a landscape and abstract artists is showcased at the passageway of Elements at The Modern. A complimentary bottle of champagne and a day bed is available for all birthday, bachelor or bachelorette parties held at the Sunrise Pool. (valen@hpelive.com)

Pacific Buddhist Academy Gala Dinner
Waialae Country Club, 5:30 p.m., $175. The annual fundraiser honors three individuals: Puanani Burgess, Community BUilding facilitator and designer; Colbert Matsumoto, chairman and CEO of Island Insurance Company; and Rev. Chkai Yosemori, former bishop of Honpa Hongwanji MIssion of Hawaii. (532-2649, blayne.higa@pbahi.org)

Big Love
University of Hawaii at Manoa Kennedy Theatre Mainstage, Sept. 27-28 and Oct. 23-5 at 8 p.m., Oct. 6 at 2 p.m., $5-$25. The play is a musical adaptation developed by Ian Belton and composer Brendan Connelly. (etickethawaii.com, 944-2697)

Cabaret
Diamond Head Theatre, Sept. 27-Oct. 13, 8 p.m. Thurs.-Sat., 4 p.m. Sun, Saturday matinees at 3 p.m. on Oct. 5 and 12, contact for cost. Diamond Head Theatre presents “Cabaret!” featuring Drew Tandal, Samantha Stoltzfus, David James Bachler, Shari Lynn and Jeff Schmidt. (733-0274, diamondheadtheatre.com)

Crossing Cultures: The Art of Manga in Hawaii
Gallery ‘Iolani at Windward Community College, through Oct. 2, 1-8 p.m. Mon. and Tues., 1-5 p.m. Wed.-Fri. and Sun., visit website for cost. The exhibition brings together Hawaii-based artists and writers who use manga to explore their cross-cultural experiences. (gallery.wcc.hawaii.edu)

Identity Crisis
University of Hawaii at Manoa, Earle Ernst Lab Theatre, Sept. 27-28 and Oct. 4-5, 11 p.m., $5-$10. UH Manoa’s Department of Theatre and Dance begins its 2013-2014 Late Night Theatre season with “Identity Crisis,” a dance concert featuring new choreography by six students. (hawaii.edu/kennedy, 956-7655)

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