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Pitstop: 4/14/17

Friday April 14

Jose Dynamite & Friends 
Andrew Joyce hosts Jose Dynamite & Friends at 7:30 p.m. at O’Toole’s Celtic Room, 902 Nuuanu Ave. Adam Cozens headlines; also performing are Chad Wago and Shane Lucas Price. Admission is $10 at the door for those 21 and older. (391-5673)

Knife Party Live
Electric Palms Hawaii presents Knife Party performing live at The Republik April 14-15. Knife Party is a side project featuring the two founding members of Perth, Australia’s long-running drum’n’bass act Pendulum. Knife Party are an Australian electronic dance music duo consisting of two members of the drum and bass band Pendulum, Rob Swire and Gareth McGrillen. Show starts at 10 p.m. both nights, and tickets are $25-$55 general admission, plus applicable fees, with an increase the day of the show. (bampproject.com

Live Music
Singer-songwriter Dhevhan Keith performs from 6 to 8 p.m. at Downbeat Lounge for happy hour. Admission is free for those 21 and older. After that, one-man-band Tavana plays rock/blues/Hawaiian music with country grunge group Serpico & The Sinners starting at 9 p.m.; admission is free for those 21 and older. (downbeatdiner.com) (downbeatdiner.com

New Wave Friday
Art + Flea returns to Ward Village for New Wave Friday from 5 to 9 p.m. Merchants in South Shore Market are coming together to bring special promotions and in-store events. New Wave Friday, presented by Ward Village, helps fuel the community’s small businesses and give them more opportunities to reach out to Hawaii’s creatives. (artandflea.com)

Saturday April 15

SCCA Rally Cross
Try solo driving in the dirt with four timed laps and compare your time with others in the same class of vehicle at SCCA Rally Cross at Kualoa Ranch. Visit website for more information. (scchawaii.org)

Tuxes & Tails: Cirque des Paws
Hawaiian Humane Society hosts Tuxes & Tails: Cirque des Paws starting at 5:30 p.m. at The Royal Hawaiian Hotel. Guests will have the opportunity to bid on luxury services, products and experiences. Also planned is a gourmet dinner and entertainment. Tickets and more information can be found online. (hawaiianhumane.org

Tease & Tassels: Let’s Rock!
Pretty Peacock Productions presents Tease & Tassels: Let’s Rock! A benefit for Planned Parenthood at 9:30 p.m. at Nextdoor. Join some of Honolulu’s finest burlesque performers as they showcase acts celebrating rock music from across the decades. A portion of the proceeds will be donated to Planned Parenthood. Burlesque performances by Lola Love, Foxy Knoxx, So Cray Ray Ray, Atom Apple, Vila, Demi Plie, Lolita Le Muse, Ruby Rounds (Portland), Miss Savvy (San Francisco) and Miss Catwings. Visit website for admission information. (prettypeacockproductions.com/events)

Jens Hoffman Talk Story
Jens Hoffman holds a talk-story session from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. at The ARTS at Marks Garage. A $5 donation is suggested at entry. Following that, Natalia Nakazawa, Nanci Amaka and Billie Lee moderate Artist/Life: Intersecting Identities in the Art World, which runs from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m.; a $5 donation is suggested for admission. Workshop includes: making art, money, and managing to do it all while taking care of ourselves, mind-mapping, mantra-writing, and small group discussions. (artsatmarks.com

The Hydrolites Live
The Hydrolites play rockers reggae with special guest KBong in Downbeat Lounge starting at 9 p.m. Admission is free for those 21 and older. (downbeatdiner.com)

Sunday April 16

Easter Champagne Brunch Cruise
Hop aboard the Star of Honolulu for an egg-cellent Easter egg hunt and fun prize giveaways for keiki. Guests will indulge in a delicious Taste of Hawaii Buffet with a “champagne” toast.  Plus, enjoy hands-on Hawaiian culture activities of lei making and hula and ukulele lessons. Event runs from noon to 2:30 p.m. and admission is $69 for adults and $42 for children. (starofhonolulu.com)

Hawaii Shakes Auditions
Hawaii Shakespeare Festival will be holding four days of open auditions, including a session from 2 to 5 p.m. at The ARTS at Marks Garage. The 2017 season runs July 14-Aug. 20 and includes “Romeo and Juliet,” “Comedy of Errors” and “The Seagull.” Visit website for more information. (hawaiishakes.org/audition.htm)

Easter Eggs & Pokemon
Our Kaka‘ako welcomes Pokémon trainers, children and their families for an Easter egg and Pokémon hunt from 1 to 5 p.m. For Pokémon GO players and fans, lures will be dropped every 30 minutes at SALT at Our Kaka‘ako PokéStops during the entire event. Attendees can also enjoy an Easter egg hunt for prizes. Among the eggs will be several special “golden eggs,” with up to $100 in cash and prizes. Egg hunt registration begins at 1 p.m. (saltatkakaako.com)

Monday April 17

Open Mic Night
The Grind Entertainment presents an open mic night starting at 7 p.m. at Downbeat Lounge. Admission is free for those 21 and older. Sign up by email. (tgehawaii@gmail.com)

Tuesday April 18

The 6th Great Extinction
Ava Fedorov, artist in resident at the Honolulu Museum of Art, explores art space as a safe place to encourage dialogue around social, environmental and extinction issues facilitated through performances, film, music and engaging experiences. Check it out until April 29 at The ARTS at Marks Garage. (artsatmarks.com

The Rising Melody
Biku Shimabuku presents Jai and Hanale Bishop performing live at Downbeat Lounge. Music starts at 8 p.m., and admission is free for those 21 and older. (downbeatdiner.com

Wednesday April 19

Kaimi & Hiriz Live
Kaimi & Hiriz play island rock in Downbeat Lounge starting at 9 p.m. Admission is free for those 21 and older. (downbeatdiner.com)

Thursday April 20

The Space Kadets Live
The Space Kadets bring their otherworldly sound to Downbeat Lounge starting at 9 p.m. Admission is free for those 21 and older. (downbeatdiner.com)