This Week Next Week: 3.1–3.31
|HI Bouldering: Photographs by David Chatsuthiphan, Ryan Moss, and Sean Amore
On view through March, V Lounge, 1344 Kona St., free.
Organized by Justin Ridgely of Volcanic Rock Gym, these photographs showcase some of the best rock climbing in Hawaii, as made by Moss, Amore, and Mr. Unreal Hawaii, David Chat. Because sometimes all you need is pizza, beer, and boulders.
|Curl Up And Dye, a play by Robert Reed
Saturday, Mar 1, 6:30–9pm, performance at 7pm, 3512 Waialae Ave., $5 donation.
The Black Cat Pop-Up Art Gallery is back this month, and Robert Reed (My Titties Are Jetlagged) has written and directed a 45-minute, adult-only “romp into a fictional hair salon mixing performance art and avant-garde theater.” It stars Reed with Eva Enriquez and Mareva Minerbi, and that’s all we know. When it comes to Reed, there’s no prediction that could be accurate.
|The Bentos at The Manifest
Saturday, Mar 1, 8pm, 32 N. Hotel St., no cover, 21+.
A great chance to see the Bentos, one of Honolulu’s funkiest jazz bands, play at one of Honolulu’s jazziest funk bars. We can only wonder why it took so long for these two soul mates to find each other. Hashtag Sssssssssssssuperhandsome will follow till 2am, featuring DJs Delve, Sssolution, and Jon C.
|It’s A (Wo)man’s World Part 2 - Closing Brunch Performance
Sunday, Mar 2, 2pm, The Garage, 1510 Ohialoke St., free.
Cyborg Cher and her Cher-mobile return in Robert Reed’s performance on gender identity. The show, which closes after the performance, features more than 25 artists installed throughout Susan Callahan Kang’s home. Read Alana Hippensteele’s piece on the show here.
|Lost Planet: Pimpbot and Anton Glamb II +1
Wednesday, Mar 5, 9pm, Mercury Bar, 1154 Fort St., no cover, 21+.
No better way to celebrate Ash Wednesday than with ska band Pimpbot and Anton Glamb II +1 (Mitch, is that you?) at Mercury’s newest weekly rock showcase.
Saturday, Mar 8, 7:30pm, Neil S. Blaisdell Arena, 777 Ward Ave., $55–$159, + fees, ticketmaster.com, Blaisdell box office, or 800-745-3000.
Bitch, don’t kill his vibe.
Sunday, Mar 3, 3-6pm, The ARTS at Marks Garage, 1159 Nuuanu Ave., free.
V-Day Honolulu, a movement to increase awareness about physical violence against women and children, is holding auditions for its production of The Vagina Monologues. No theatre experience is necessary, and auditions are open to anyone who identifies as female. Scripts are provided at the audition Sunday, 3/9. Performances are set for 4/10, 4/11, 4/12, and 4/13.
|An Evening with David Sedaris
Monday, Mar 10, 7:30pm, Hawaii Theatre, 1130 Bethel St., $46-$51. Tickets here.
David Sedaris, author of Barrel Fever, Holidays on Ice, Naked, Me Talk Pretty One Day, Dress Your Family in Corduroy and Denim, When You Are Engulfed in Flames, and his most recent book, Let’s Explore Diabetes with Owls, will return to Honolulu for more public self-deprecation and readings of his essays.
|Lana Lane Artists Reception at the Arts at Marks Garage
Thursday, Mar 13, 7-9:30pm, The ARTS at Marks Garage, 1159 Nuuanu Ave., free.
The many artists that comprise the Lana Lane art studios in Kakaako are on view in a show at the Arts at Marks Garage now through March 29. A reception for the show on March 13 will feature music by Nick Kaleikini, Danny Kaleikini, Anton Glamb and Rooks Royal, as well as the art which features work by Kahiau Beamer, Yamato Cibulka, Kenji Doughty, Ekundayo, Anton Glamb, Jeffrey Gress, Adam Jung, Nick Kaleikini, Danny King, Kaiki Kaulukukui, Cory Kamehanaokala Holt Tatum, Ryan Miyamoto, Gavin Murai, Hadley Nunes, Matt Ortiz, Roxy Ortiz, Puff, Michael Shapiro and Anthony Vallejo-Sanderson.
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