In the Mix

Jason Genegabus

Thursday, August 14, 2003

Duo makes history
with Sam Adams

LEAVE IT TO the "2 Boobs in the Morning" to make history for Hawaii and the Boston Beer Company.

Big Kahuna morning duo Rich West and Beau Hodge gave away a trip to Boston last weekend at the Hard Rock Cafe; the winner would get to see Aerosmith and KISS in concert, plus an opportunity to take in a Red Sox game and tour the Boston Brewery (where they make Sam Adams Beer).

Now how did these two guys make history? After qualifying 105 lucky listeners, West and Hodge ended up giving the prize to Honolulu's Samuel Adams. According to Lilly Hess, the brewery's Hawaii representative, "Nobody in the history of the Boston Beer Company has won a promotion with (the same) name (as) the beer" ...

LOCAL CLUB promoter Matty Liu is back with another new party, starting tonight out in Haleiwa.

Along with The Main Ingredient, Liu presents "The Break," starting at 10 p.m. Head over to The Breakers Restaurant for an 18-and-over night with DJs 45 and Mr. I.N.C. spinning hip-hop, soul and dancehall music. Call 637-9898 for more info ...

BACK IN TOWN, hit up Coffee Talk on Waialae Avenue tonight for an evening of art, poetry and music.

"Rhythm and Rhyme," hosted by Brenda Kwon and featuring Vernyce Dannells, Theresa Drew, Jeff Gere, Imaikalani Kalahele, Katana, Susan Kim, Michael LaGory, Mike Pak, Travis Quezon and Seph One, gets under way at 6 p.m. Dark Sevier will have art on display during the evening, while Jiro and DJ Stoneater provide the night's soundtrack.

Admission is free for this one; call 737-7444 ...

WANT TO BE in a music video? Check out Anna Bannana's tomorrow night from 9:30 p.m. to 1:30 a.m. for a shot at appearing on screen with the guys from Go Jimmy Go. Six bucks gets you into the bar; 21-and-over welcome ...

PLANNING TO check out the Made in Hawaii Festival this weekend at the Blaisdell? Along with the local products on sale, be sure to check out the live entertainment that's scheduled, too.

Del Beazley, Melveen Leed and Maunalua are among the artists scheduled to perform on Saturday, with Amy Hanaiali'i Gilliom, Robi Kahakalau and Nathan Aweau tapped for Saturday. Raiatea Helm, Sean Na'auao and Darren Benitez will play on Sunday. Check out for a complete schedule ...

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