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New wedding magazine looking for model pair
Barnes & Noble Ala Moana is hosting the launch of the Wedding Cafe's new magazine, White, with a free event at 6 p.m. Monday. The magazine is a showcase for local wedding professionals, also highlighting bridal couples.
More than 50 wedding pros will mix and mingle with prospective brides and grooms, who will have an opportunity to win a one-page feature about their wedding in the magazine's Spring issue.
If you miss the event or simply want a second shot at a prize, another will take place noon to 4 p.m. Aug. 4 at Borders Ward Centre. At that time, 25 brides will win a drawing for a gift box filled with gift certificates from vendors profiled in White magazine.
Symphony singles on sale
Those who'd like to sample conductor Andreas Delfs' first season with the Honolulu Symphony but don't want to purchase season tickets, your time has come.
Single-concert tickets go on sale today.
Delfs picks up the baton for the opening concert Aug. 25, with violinist Sarah Chang as featured soloist. Also performing as part of the Halekulani MasterWorks series are baritone Thomas Hampson and cellist Zuill Bailey.
Single tickets are also available for the Symphony Pops season, with such acts as the Four Tops, Kenny G and Three Dog Night.
MasterWorks tickets are $21 to $74; Pops tickets are $14 to $79. Performances will be held at the Hawaii Theatre, Mamiya Theatre and Blaisdell Concert Hall.
Tickets are available at the symphony box office at Dole Cannery. Call 792-2000 (after 5 p.m. call 524-0815, ext. 245) or visit www.honolulusymphony.com. The season schedule can also be viewed at the Web site.
Tickets are also available at the Hawaii Theater Box Office, 1130 Bethel St. Call 528-0506.
Do it right!
The third annual Remodel It Right Expo brings 150 exhibitors to the Hawaii Convention Center today through Sunday.
"Meet the Experts" discussions will be held throughout the expo.
Hours are 5 to 9 p.m. today, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. tomorrow and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday.
Admission is $3; children accompanied by a paying adult, free; $4 for a three-day pass; and $1 for seniors. Discount coupons can be downloaded at www.bia-hawaii.com.
Everlasting Flameless Candles are among the products to be featured at the Remodel It Right Expo. The "candles" use an LED bulb in place of a flame.
HOME & GARDEN
Hurricane-proofing advice is offered
Individuals interested in learning how to hurricane-proof their homes are invited to attend the event "The Hurricane Retrofit Market for Contractors and Homeowners" tomorrow at the Hawaii Convention Center.
The free event begins at 9 a.m. and will be held in Room 318-A. It is hosted by the Construction Training Center of the Pacific.
Speakers include Timothy Waite from the Building Industry Association of Hawaii and Lloyd Lim from the State of Hawaii Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs Insurance Division.
Qualified homeowners can receive up to $2,000 in grant money. Visit www.bia-hawaii.com.