In the Mix
Jason Genegabus

Thursday, January 13, 2005

Casting call
for ‘Survivor’

WE'VE YET to see a competitor from Hawaii on "Survivor," but 2005 could be our year.

Once again, local CBS affiliate KGMB is hosting a casting call for the reality TV show. Cameras will be set up at Ala Moana CenterStage tomorrow from noon to 5 p.m. Producers are looking for individuals 18 and over who can outwit, outplay and outlast the competition.

To audition, visit www.kgmb.com to print out the application form ...

LOCAL COLLEGE radio station KTUH will hold a used CD and vinyl sale today at UH-Manoa's Campus Center from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

From what I've been told, a variety of music will be on sale, with prices as low as 50 cents per album. Call 956-7261 for more info.

My only question: How much of the stuff up for grabs today at UH was on sale at Puck's Alley last week? ...

AFTER THREE sold-out shows in October, Filipino-American comedian Rex Navarette returns to Honolulu this weekend.

He'll perform at Pipeline Cafe at 7 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday; doors open at 6 p.m. Pick up your $25 pre-sale tickets at Jelly's or Hawaii's Natural High, or call 926-3000 to purchase by phone ...

HERE ARE TWO reasons to visit Waikiki this weekend -- and they're both free!

Tomorrow night at the Royal Hawaiian Shopping Center, the Ka'ala Boys and Ho'onu'a will perform live in the Fountain Courtyard from 6 to 8 p.m. Parking is just $1 per hour in the RHSC garage; call 922-2299.

And on Saturday, All Star Hawaii hosts a screening of the new surf documentary "Seasons." Director/producer Chad Campbell follows pro surfer Ross Williams around the world to Iceland, Bali, New York City and Australia, with Mikala Jones, Kelly Slater, Shane Dorian and other pros also making appearances.

The screening starts at 7:30 p.m.; call 955-8326 ...

BEER FANS will want to keep Tuesday night open, as the Willows hosts the first of their new "Hops and Grinds" beer tastings at the restaurant from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m.

After a successful turnout at last month's "Winter Beer Festival," management has decided to make the tastings a monthly event. This time around, the focus is on California-brewed beers, with approximately 20 different brews to be poured.

Tickets are $20 in advance, $25 at the door. Call 952-9200 ...

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