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POSTED: Friday, May 01, 2009

Lion dance, stories celebrate Buddha

Families with children are invited to attend two days of “;Baby Buddha's Celebration”; in Chinatown this weekend. All events take place at the Chinese Cultural Plaza and are free to the public.

From 6 to 8 p.m. today, local Buddhists will participate in a parade and traditional lion dance, followed by a “;Bathing of Baby Buddha”; ceremony and Buddhist storytelling challenge. On Saturday a variety of events, including a parade, meditation class, community booths and more, are planned from 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Food and drinks will also be for sale; call 545-1183.

 

Wahiawa the site for hip-hop shows

Take a trip to Wahiawa every first and third Friday for a new party dedicated to Hawaii hip-hop.

I-Deliver Entertainment and Rudeboy Riddimz Entertainment host the “;So Fly Friday Night Showcase”; at Hang Loose Sports Bar and Grill, 534 Olive Ave. Doors open at 9 p.m., and a $10 cover charge will be in effect, with DJ Shango (pictured) on the turntables and $2 drink specials until 11 p.m. Performers vary by week; call 688-3208 or 699-1862 for details and to sign up for future performances.