10 Masaki piano students will perform in recital
Ten of piano teacher Ellen Masaki's students will perform a recital at 4 p.m. Sunday in Hawaii Public Radio's Atherton Performing Arts Studio.
Playing works by Bach, Beethoven, Chopin, Liszt, Rachmaninoff and Prokofiev will be Laura Bleakley, Maile Cha, Annie Kwok, Irwin Jiang, Alda Lam, Andrew Ramos, Tyler Ramos, Yulia Sharipova, Rachel Stanton and T.J. Tario.
Tickets are $20, $17.50 for HPR members, $10 students. Proceeds will benefit HPR. Call 955-8821.
Comfort shoe event at Macy's Ala Moana
Put up your feet at Macy's Ala Moana tomorrow, during the "Comfort Your Sole Shoe Event," featuring free refreshments, massages and music.
Oh, and shoes, focusing on brands that are food-friendly -- that is, comfortable without being clunky and old-lady-looking. Designers include SAS, Born, Merrell, Ecco and Clarks.
The event runs from 1 to 4 p.m. in the women's shoe department on the second floor. Spend $100 or more and receive a $20 Macy's gift card. Call 945-5894.
Fekkai event at Neiman Marcus
How's your hair shaping up for the holiday season? Sign up for a consultation on hair care and styling with Marshall Lin during the Frederic Fekkai stylist event taking place noon to 7 p.m. today and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. tomorrow at Neiman Marcus.
Lin worked in Fekkai's flagship Beverly Hills salon for four years before moving to the company's Soho salon, where he continues to work with models, celebrities and New York's most fashionable women and men.
Call 948-7390 an appointment.
Also taking place at NM from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. today and tomorrow is a Judith Ripka trunk show featuring the official launch of her latest jewelry collection. In Precious Jewels Salon, Level One.
Concerts feature young musicians
Tickets are on sale for Hawaii performances of "On the Top," the showcase for young musicians that is broadcast on National Public Radio.
Concerts will be held at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 14 at the Hawaii Theatre and 7:30 p.m. Nov. 16 at the Maui Arts & Cultural Center.
Musicians were selected through auditions earlier in the year.
For the Oahu program, they are Asia Doike, violin, 17, concertmaster of the Hawaii Youth Symphony Orchestra; Irwin Jiang, piano, 16, of Honolulu; Hawaii Youth Opera Chorus' Na Leo Kuho'okahi ensemble; Ibanda Ruhumbika, tuba, 17, from Athens, Ga.; and Melissa Hooper, oboe, 18, from Portland, Texas.
Maui performers: Jacob DeForest, piano, 17, of Paia, Maui; Kiyoe Wellington, double bass, 15, of Kaneohe; Five Piano Extravaganza, consisting of 10 pianists on five grand pianos, conducted by Ellen Masaki; Kaori Matsui, violin, 16, Cincinnati; and Joseph Lee, guitar, 13, Bedford, Texas.
Tickets are $15 to $45 for the Honolulu show. Call 528-0506 or visit www.hawaiitheatre.com. For the Maui show, tickets are $10 to $40. Call (808) 242-7469 or visit www.mauiarts.org.
"From the Top" can be heard at 10 a.m. Saturdays on KHPR 88.1 Honolulu, KKUA 90.7 Wailuku and KANO 91.1 Hilo.
Recording session offers storytelling
Those interested in some free storytelling are invited to the taping of Hawaii Public Radio's "Aloha Shorts," 7 p.m. Tuesday at Atherton Performing Arts Studio.
Host Cedric Yamanaka will introduce Ginger Gohier reading "Salesman's Daughter," by Laura Iwasaki; Karen Hironaga reading the short pieces "Mixing Poi," "How to Cook Rice" and "Jade Heart," by Kathleen Tyau; and Dann Seki reading "Nostalgie," by Ty Pak.
For reservations, call 955-8821. "Aloha Shorts" is broadcast at 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays on KIPO 89.3.