The Dragon Enters
January 27, 2012 06:00pm-09:00pm
Honolulu Academy of Arts
ARTafterDARK celebrates Chinese New Year. This month’s co-chairs are Lacy Matsumoto, Kyle Mistumori, and Becky Ogata.
Ring in the Year of the Dragon with drums and a lion dance at 7:30pm. Offer the lion a red envelope to ensure good fortune in the New Year.
DJ Silvana brings her charismatic blend of deep lounge house music to Central Courtyard. 6-9pm.
DJ Anit, one of Hawaii’s top female DJs, spins mash-ups, R&B grooves, electro, dance, house, hip hop, and live remixes, adding her intricate scratching flare to the platform and having fun behind the table at the same time. 6-9pm.
Step into ancient China with the sounds of a Chinese 21-string zheng (zither) performance by internationally acclaimed Yi-Chieh Lai. 6-8pm.
Academy Members will be treated to hand fans custom brush-painted by modern Zen artist Andy Lee. 6-9pm, while supplies last.
All the first floor art galleries are open during ARTafterDARK.
Looking for a fun activity with your friends? Try ?art!
Find questions in select galleries that will get you to look carefully at the art and give you something to think about and discuss with friends. There are no wrong answers, just new ways to look and think about the art!
FOOD + DRINK:
Town and Downtown restaurants are back as ARTafterDARK's food and beverage sponsors. Try their take on contemporary Chinese food.
Head to the Doris Duke Theatre to see a special 9pm screening of Bruce Lee's Enter the Dragon.
ARTafterDARK admission: $10. Free for Academy members.
Just a reminder—ARTafterDARKers can park in the following locations:
1) FREE: Street parking on Beretania and Kinau Street from 6 p.m.
2) $4: The Pro Park Parking Lot behind the Art Center at Linekona, entrances on Beretania and Young streets Payment is to be made at the yellow slot box next to the parking booth.
3) $5 at the First United Methodist Church Parking Lot on the corner of Beretania and Victoria streets. NOTE: lot closes promptly at 10 p.m.
4) $5 at Kim Chee III Parking Lot on Young Street