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October 19

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Wednesday October 19
Beginning Tahitian Dance for Women
Paradise Park Studio, 3737 Manoa Road, Wednesdays through Nov. 22, 5-5:50 p.m., $15/drop in. Learn Tahitian dance basics and choreography for fun and fitness. (218-1043)

Meditation 101
Island Bungalow Hawaii, 6-8 p.m., $45. Lia Catanzaro shows how to create space in your day for personal rituals and learn how to make meditation a part of it! (536-4543)

Comedy U
Anna O’Briens, 2440 S. Beretania St., 8:30 p.m., $7-$5, age 21 and up. Host Patrick Tyrrell oversees a night featuring James Mane, Daryl Bonilla, Tucker Tuck and Jose Dynamite, plus musical guest Joe Kingston. (facebook.com/comedyu.hi)

Blood Bank of Hawaii
Mililani Market Place, 3-7 p.m., free. Donate blood and save lives. Pre-registration recommended. (848-4770, bbh.org)

Free Xeric Seed for October
Halawa Xeriscape Garden, Wednesdays and Saturdays in October, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., free. Pick up free seeds of the Purple Crown Flower. One packet per household, while supplies last. (boardofwatersupply.com/conservation/xeriscape)

Meet Ling for Tea
Crystal Cave & Kyanite Lounge, 3424 Waialae Ave., 1 p.m., free. Meet medium Ling for tea, or call for an appointment from this profound messenger. (392-8857)

Ghosts of Old Honolulu
Meet at Hawaii State Library steps, 7 p.m., $20. Journey through Aokuewa, realms of restless spirits, that inhabit the Downtown community, and walk the paths once traveled by royalty including Iolani Palace and Kawaiahao Cemetery. (673-9099, mysteries-of-hawaii.com/october)

Walk with the Dead Ghost Tours
Meet in Capitol District, every night in October, 7 p.m., $40. Take a journey to the dark side of Honolulu on a 1.5-mile walk of sites of murder, death and suicide in downtown Honolulu. Pre-registration required. (filmguy54@hotmail.com, 395-0674)

Big Bad Voodoo Daddy
Blue Note Hawaii, Oct. 19-23, 6:30 and 9 p.m., $55-$35. (bluenotehawaii.com)

Dragon Beat Hawaii Taiko Performance
Mililani High School cafeteria, 6:30-8:30 p.m., free. Dragon Beat Hawaii Taiko performs. Door prizes and refreshments provided. (227-9888)

Mango Season Duo
Doris Duke Theatre, 7-9 p.m., $20-$25. (383-3103, mangoseasonmusic.com)

Royal Hawaiian Band
Ala Moana Center, 11 a.m., free. (922-5331)

The Hydrolites and Friends
Downbeat Lounge, 8 p.m., free, age 21 and up. (533-2328)

‘A House Divided’
UH-Manoa’s Earle Ernst Lab Theatre, Oct. 19-22 at 7:30 p.m., Oct. 23 at 2 p.m., $18-$8. An audience-interactive play about Hawaiian sovereignty, self-determination and domestic terrorism set 10 years in the future as a Provisional Hawaiian Government takes power. (944-2697)

‘Aloha Made: A Snapshot of Hawaii Fashion’
Ala Moana Center, Mauka Wing, Level 2, Sept. 1-Oct. 25, center hours, free. Solomon Enos and Marques Hanalei Marzan explore Hawaiian cultural evolution through fashion. Enos will draw a mural from noon to 4 p.m. Sept. 1. (alamoanacenter.com)

‘Ayanuji: Okinawa’s Traditional Culture: Past and Present’
UH-Manoa’s East-West Center Gallery, Sept. 25-Jan. 8, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. weekdays, noon-4 p.m. Sundays, free. Examine the ties between Okinawa and Hawaii with collections of textiles, lacquerware, ceramics, carvings, glass and more. (arts.eastwestcenter.org, 944-7177)

‘Collage Massage’
The ARTS at Marks Garage, Oct. 4-29, free. Jeff Gere displays 50 collage images of his own creation. Artist reception Oct. 7 features shadow puppetry every hour between 6-9 p.m. (521-2903, artsatmarks.com)

‘Dora and Diego – Let’s Explore!’
Bishop Museum, Oct. 8-Jan. 8, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., $10.95-$22.95. Learn more about space, plants, animals and rainforests with Dora and Diego of the hit Nickelodeon shows. (bishopmuseum.org)

‘Eia Au: Here in the Islands’
Mission Social Hall and Cafe, Sept. 23-Dec. 21, business hours, free. Marcia Timboy displays her work. (facebook.com/events/327154870953130/?ti=cl)

‘Glass and Ceramics’
Louis Pohl Gallery, 1142 Bethel St., Oct. 3-28, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesdays-Fridays, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturdays, free. Liz Train and Yukio Ozaki display their ceramic and glass works. Artist reception is Oct. 7 at 6 p.m. (521-1812)

Hawaii Watercolor Society Open Show
Honolulu Museum of Art School, Mezzanine Gallery, 1111 Victoria St., Oct. 3-30, 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays, 1-5 p.m. Sundays, free. Hawaii Watercolor Society hosts its annual show. Reception is Oct. 25 at 5 p.m. (630-460-2422, info@hawaiiwatercolorsociety.org)

‘High Impact’
Honolulu Country Club Gallery, 1690 Ala Puumalu St., Oct. 16-Nov. 26, 8 a.m.-6:30 p.m. weekdays, free. Artist reception is Oct. 23 at 6 p.m. (bit.ly/2daVmdn)

‘Imayo: Japan’s New Traditionalists’
UH-Manoa’s Art Gallery, Oct. 2-Dec. 2, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. weekdays, noon-4 p.m. Sundays, free. Six Japanese artists showcase their mastery of history and the technical aspects of Japan’s pre-20th century art and craft traditions. (956-8364)

‘Jean Erdman: A Career Retrospective’
Hawaii State Library, Sept. 8-Nov. 8, library hours, free. Learn more about the life of Jean Erdman, who influenced many in the arts and theater scene in Hawaii and the Mainland. (586-3510)

‘Journeys: Heritage of the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands’
Bishop Museum, Aug. 13-Jan. 29, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., $22.95-$12.95. Explore the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands, their biodiversity and cultural significance. (bishopmuseum.org)

Laser Light Shows
Bishop Museum, Oct. 8-31, check website for schedule, $3-$10. Watch a variety of laser light shows, including a spooky “Fright Light,” as well as “Laser Zeppelin” and “Pink Floyd: Dark Side of the Moon.” (bishopmuseum.org)

‘Patterns Under Pressure’
Brue Bar, 119 Merchant St., exhibit on display through November, business hours, free. Printmaker Paula M. Nokes displays her work. An opening reception is Oct. 7 at 5 p.m. (441-4470)

Sisters In Crime/Hawaii Writer’s Group Meeting
Makiki Community Library, 6-8 p.m., free. Leslee Ellenson speaks on her trip to RWA with emphasis on ways to self-publish. (sisters-in-crimehawaii.blogspot.com)

Windward Artists Guild Member Show 2016
Hoomaluhia Botanical Garden, Oct. 2-28, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., free. Windward Artists Guild hosts its 57th annual member show. (233-7323)