It won't take two to tango at the Honolulu Club's Argentine Tango Boot Camp. Classes run June 21 to July 8. You don't have to be a member to attend. And no partner is needed.
Instructors George Garcia and K'ai Roberts of IslaTango will teach all levels, beginners to the very experienced.
Garcia, star of the Dance Vision USA Argentine tango instructional video series and a performer with the swing band Big Bad Voodoo Daddy, has taught and performed in Hawaii for more than 20 years.
Basic Boot Camp runs June 21 to July 2. Intermediate/Advanced Boot Camp runs June 27 to July 8. Cost is $145 per camp or $195 for all three weeks. Register via e-mail, firstname.lastname@example.org, or call 721-2123. For details visit the IslaTango's Web site, islatango.com.
Lonely Keanu is ready for domestic life
NEW YORK » Keanu Reeves says he's lonely and wants to get married and have children, in an upcoming issue of Parade magazine. Reeves, 41, who stars in "The Lake House," set to open in theaters next week, says he continues to mourn the loss of his stillborn daughter in 1999 and the death of the baby's mother, Jennifer Syme, in a car crash in 2001. "When the people you love are gone, you're alone," he said. "I want to get married. I want to have kids. ... I'll do it. Just give me some time." -- Associated Press
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Happy 11th birthday
Hong Kong Harbour View Seafood Restaurant in Aloha Tower Marketplace celebrates its 11th anniversary tomorrow with a monthlong menu that includes live Maine lobster, Peking Duck and tenderloin steak that serves up to 10 people. The cost is $298. For reservations, call 566-9989.
Little kitchens feted
Honolulu Weekly will present "Little Kitchens: Big Flavors from Honolulu's Best Little Kitchens" 5:30 to 8 p.m. Friday at the Hawaii State Art Museum.
The culinary event, a sort of mini, alternative foodie festival, will highlight locally produced food and drinks provided by several eateries. There also will be a silent auction to benefit the slow food movement.
Advance tickets are $55, available at Fujioka's Wine Merchants at Market City, Oliver at The Olive Tree on Kilauea Avenue, The Liquor Collection in Ward Warehouse and online at honoluluweekly.com. Tickets at the door, if available, will be $65. For more information, call 528-1475, ext. 27.
"The Pickle Lady" is coming to Wahiawa Public Library. Lenora Ching, a retired occupational therapist, will teach a free cooking class focusing on international recipes with natural ingredients.
These include pickled and preserved fruits, vegetables, seafood and eggs, as well as hot sauces.
The one-hour program will be held in the library's meeting room at 6 p.m. Tuesday. It is appropriate for ages 12 and older. Call 622-6345.