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October 26

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Wednesday October 26
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)

Celtic Pipes and Drums of Hawaii
Contact for meeting place, Wednesdays starting Oct. 26, 6-6:45 p.m., $10/month. Celtic Pipes and Drums of Hawaii host classes for beginning student pipers and drummers. (537-5400, celticpipeshawaii.org)

Medicare Discussion
Waikiki Community Center, 310 Paoakalani Ave., 2-5 p.m., free. Learn more about the 2017 changes to Medicare, ask questions about your plan, compare others and meet new providers. Pre-registration required. (923-1802)

The Courtroom Speaker Series: Facing the Spears of Change
1913 Courtroom, Judiciary History Center, 417 S. King St., 5:30-7:30 p.m., free. Author Marie Alohalani Brown discusses the life of John Papa ‘I‘i, the third Supreme Court justice of Hawaii. (539-4995)

Comedy U
Anna O’Briens, 2440 S. Beretania St., 8:30 p.m., $7-$5, age 21 and up. Host Jay Are Adams oversees a night featuring Nick Murray, Patrick Tyrrell and Chad Wago, plus musical guest Amanda Fraiser. (facebook.com/comedyu.hi)

Ancient Healing Tradition for Modern Times
Kagyu Thegchen Ling, Oct. 23-31, contact for appointment and cost. Renowned Tibetan physician and meditation master His Eminence Paltrul Rinpoche will offer private medical consultations. (chunfujimoto@mac.com)

Blood Bank of Hawaii
Aiea High School library, 8 a.m.-2:30 p.m., free. Donate blood and save lives. Pre-registration recommended. (848-4770, bbh.org)

Blood Bank of Hawaii
The Shops at Dole Cannery, 8 a.m.-1 p.m., free. Donate blood and save lives. Pre-registration recommended. (848-4770, bbh.org)

Deeksha Meditation
Crystal Cave & Kyanite Lounge, 3424 Waialae Ave., 6 p.m., call for cost. Led by Sue Crane. (725-8388)

FarmLovers Market at Ka Makana Ali‘i Grand Opening
Ka Makana Ali‘i Shopping Center, 3:15 p.m. blessing, 3:30-7:30 p.m. market, free. FarmLovers Market opens its newest venture at Kapolei’s newest shopping mall. Browse fresh produce, food and other staples. (388-9696)

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)

Shichigosan Children’s Festival
Hawaii Kotohira Jinsha – Hawaii Dazaifu Tenmangu, Oct. 23-Nov. 20, 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m., $60. Children ages 3, 5 and 7 are invited to come get blessed to celebrate their passage into middle childhood. Weekend visitors get a free kimono rental and dressing. Blessing includes omamori, candy and gift. (e-shrine.org/shichigosanjusanmairi.html, 847-2033)

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)

Mango Season Duo
Lulu’s Surf Club, 6-9 p.m., free. (383-3103, mangoseasonmusic.com)

Martha Redbone in ‘Bone Hill: The Concert’
UH-Manoa’s Orvis Auditorium, 7:30 p.m., $39-$19. Martha Redbone leads a cast of actor-musicians on an epic journey of one woman’s return to her homeland. (956-8246, outreach.hawaii.edu/community)

‘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)

‘Best of Enemies’
Hawaii Women in Filmmaking, 3167 Waialae Ave., 6:30-8 p.m., free. Watch a screening of “Best of Enemies,” about the legendary 1968 debates between Gore Vidal and William F. Buckley. (hawaiiwomeninfilmmaking.org)

‘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)

Hawaii Craftsmen Statewide Juried Exhibition
Honolulu Museum of Art School, Oct. 25-Nov. 13, business hours, free. Hawaii Craftsmen hosts its 49th annual juried art exhibition. (hawaiicraftsmen.org)

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)

Paliku Theatre, Oct. 27, 28 and 29 at 8 p.m., Oct. 26 at 4:30 p.m., $5-$10. Windward Community College students reimagine Ovid’s classic myth collection, “Metamorphoses,” for the stage. (779-3456, paliku.com)

‘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)

‘The Art of Total Life Recovery’
Gallery on the Pali at First Unitarian Church, Oct. 23-Dec. 1, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuesdays-Fridays, 2-6 p.m. weekends, free. The Total Life Recovery Program at Women’s Community Correctional Center presents their artwork. Reception is Oct. 29 at 6 p.m. (595-4047, gallery@unitariansofhi.org)

‘The Rocky Horror Picture Show’
The ARTS at Marks Garage, Oct. 26-28 and 31, 8 p.m., $20-$25. Watch an interactive screening of “The Rocky Horror Picture Show.” (artsatmarks.com)