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Check out 'April Foolish'
One of Honolulu's longest running events celebrates its 20th anniversary this weekend at Aloha Tower Marketplace.
With help from Castle Resorts and Hotels, the Boys Bunch presents its annual "April Foolish Party" tomorrow at Events at the Tower (the space formerly known as Kapono's).
Doors open at 5 p.m. for cocktails and heavy pupu; the $30 ticket price includes one free drink. The Kingpins and Bluzilla will serve as the evening's entertainment.
Need another reason to party with organizers Brad Coates, David Hayakawa, Jay Sweet, Richard Turbin, John Michael White and friends? Money raised through ticket sales will be donated to Make-A-Wish Hawaii. Call 782-5677 ...
MIXED martial arts fans will be glued to the television tonight, as cable network Spike TV airs the season premiere of "The Ultimate Fighter 3."
Featuring 16 of the best up-and-coming fighters from around the country, this season should also be exciting because of the hate the show's coaches have for each other. It's no secret that Tito Ortiz and Ken Shamrock don't get along, and I'm looking forward to the fireworks we'll see.
I'm also excited about watching local boy Kendall "Spider" Groves, a 23-year-old Baldwin High School graduate now living in Las Vegas, who was chosen to participate in the show. He follows in the footsteps of Anthony Torres, who appeared last season ...
KARAOKE singers have a chance at fame and fortune, just by singing their favorite songs.
More than $20,000 in cash and prizes is up for grabs in the National Talent Quest Karaoke Contest, sponsored locally by Water's Karaoke. This is the third year that a regional competition is taking place in Hawaii.
Participants can sign up at one of nine bars on Oahu, with different establishments hosting the contest on nightly. Check out Eastside Grill tonight, the Wailana Coffee House Lounge tomorrow, Can's Bar and Grill on Sunday and the E Lounge on Monday ...
MORE PICKS for this weekend: Remember the old Kids Klub parties? DJ Passean, a mainstay from that era, is back in town from Chicago. Check him out tomorrow at Indigo for "Get Fresh," or on Sunday at Bliss for "Casa" ... Punk fans will get their money's worth at Pink Cadillac, with five bands playing for $15. New Jersey's Bouncing Souls headlines, with the Golfcart Rebellion, Mistermeaner, White Rose and Acoustic Diary opening ... The "official" Kanye West afterparty is at Rumours Nightclub with Cinnamon Red Entertainment. It's the only one endorsed by promoter Tom Moffatt, although the Grammy Award-winning artist isn't guaranteed to show. Doors open at 10 p.m. and a $10 cover will be in effect ...
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