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Pitstop: 9/29/17

Friday September 29

Hawaii Horror Ball
The fourth annual Hawaii Horror Ball takes place from 9 p.m. to 2 a.m. at Nextdoor. Featuring live music by England’s Attrition. Also featuring a horror fashion show. Admission is $15 in advance or $20 at the door. (djnocturna.com)

Mahi‘ai Kekumu Live
Mahi‘ai Kekumu performs live from 6 to 9 p.m. at Hula’s Bar & Lei Stand with special guest GJ. Admission is free. (hulas.com)

Evening of Yoga Kirtan
Hawaii School of Mediation presents an evening of yoga kirtan from 6 to 9 p.m. at Impact Hub. Kirtan is the singing of sacred mantras for self-realization. RSVP online. (facebook.com/events/326726141126296)

Saturday September 30

Hawaii Horror Ball
The fourth annual Hawaii Horror Ball takes place from 9 p.m. to 2 a.m. at Anna O’Brien’s. Featuring performances by Attrition, Dark Cloud, Dat Mot and Missy Black. Admission is $10 at the door. (djnocturna.com)

Fan Fest
AEG Facilities announced that Fan Fest will take place from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Hawaii Convention Center. Fan Fest is a free community celebration open to the public where fans can meet legendary players from the L.A. Clippers and participate in a variety of exciting activities. Admission is free, but registration is recommended. (eventbrite.com)

Mother and her Mother Troupe Live
Hula’s Bar & Lei Stand presents Mother and her Mother Troupe performing live. Heklina gained fame as the creator, producer, and host of the legendary Trannyshack! San Francisco’s long running drag performance nightclub. Show starts at 10:30 p.m. Admission is free before 9 p.m., and $20 at the door after. Tickets also are available for $15 in advance. (hulas.com)

Hawaii’s Best Kitchens
The Best of Hawaii’s Best Kitchens 2017, featuring Hawaii’s best chefs and the official launch of Cîroc French Vanilla, will bring top local chefs to the Hyatt Regency Waikiki Beach Resort and Spa at 7 p.m. Guests will have a chance to enjoy signature dishes from twelve of Hawaii’s top local chefs. (universe.com/hawaiisbestkitchens, 369-1589, 369-1586, info@barconcierge.com)

Soiree Sa(va)ge!
The ARTS at Marks Garage is holding an elegant event to raise funds and celebrate the unique art of Oceania Pacifika. The exhibition “The Total Suspension of Disbelief” will be in the gallery, surrounding attendees. The evening will culminate in a performance by international artists Rosanna Raymond, who activates the Pacific notion “Va” in provocative performance work, and Moana Nepia, a visual artist, former ballet dancer/choreographer and UH professor, who explores the Maori concept of “Te Kore” — the void. Tickets are $65 online or $70 at the door. (bit.ly/Sa-va-ge, info@artsatmarks.com)

The Chronies, Goon Lei Goon and Toro Mackey Live
Indie rock groups The Chronies, Goon Lei Goon and Toro Mackey play Downbeat Lounge starting at 9 p.m. Admission is $5 for those 21 and older. (info@downbeatdiner.com)

X-1 World Events Super Fights
Star Elite Cage Fighting features two X-1 World Events super fights starting at 6 p.m. at Aloha Tower Pier 11. Featured bouts include Jireh Torres-Umi vs. Bill Takeuchi at 135 lbs. and Sale Sproat vs. David Douglas at 185 lbs. Visit website for more information. (x1events.com)

Stop The Fight
UFC Gym locations offer a comprehensive program for men, women and children to avoid bullying and physical attacks. Event starts at 10 a.m., and features information regarding how to maintain distance, avoid strikes, and how to get out when grabbed or subdued. The event is free and open to the public. Visit the website or call the location to register. (ufcgym.com)

Sunday October 1

Clippers Hawaii Classic
The L.A. Clippers to play two preseason games against the Raptors at the Stan Sheriff Center Oct. 1 and 3. Presented by Kaiser Permanente, the games are part of a comprehensive marketing partnership between the Hawaii Tourism Authority (HTA) and the L.A. Clippers promoting travel to the Hawaiian Islands. The Clippers Hawaii Classic will provide a rare opportunity for sports fans in Hawaii to see in person two of the NBA’s most talented teams, both of which made the 2016-2017 playoffs. Cost varies. (hawaiitourismauthority.org)

Monday October 2

Open Mic Night
The Grind Entertainment presents an open mic night at Downbeat Lounge starting at 7 p.m. Signup by email. (tgehawaii@gmail.com)

Tuesday October 3

The Rising Melody
Biku Shimabuku presents The Rising Melody in Downbeat with live original sets starting at 8 p.m. Admission is free for those 21 and older. (info@downbeatdiner.com)

Thursday October 5

7 Pairs of Iron Shoes Live
Join howlin’ rockers 7 Pairs of Iron Shoes as they take the stage in Downbeat Lounge starting at 9 p.m. Admission is free for those 21 and older. Prior to that, Gwenaelle Devaux hosts a pau hana painting class from 5 to 7 p.m.; visit website to register and for cost. (info@downbeatdiner.com; paintforyoursoul.com)