Second Skin

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September 25, 2009 06:00pm-09:00pm
Honolulu Academy of Arts


'Second Skin' information

The masterminds behind Second Skin - ARTafterDARK Advisory Board Members Cappi Itagaki and Ken Kawauchi

Who said summer's over? Come for a last escapist blast as we highlight the best of the resort life at Second Skin!



Tori Richard Runway Fashion Show
Central Courtyard will feature models in pieces from the Resort & Spring 2010 women's lines.
Two shows: 7pm and 8pm (start times dependent on weather)

Pamper yourself with a massage
What's a getaway without a little rejuvenation? Stop by Mediterranean Courtyard where 4 massage therapists will be on hand to work the week's stresses away. Massages by Renee Nakanishi, Jasmine Branco, and Serenity and Massage.
15 minutes for $15, cash only

Let the music move your soul:
—Fashion show soundtrack by Xhift Magazine's DJ Xhift
—Jimi Waikiki will play steel drums in Luce Pavilion—musical teleportation to Montego Bay
—DJ Slant will spin in Banyan Courtyard - dancing is a great stress-reliever!


Two chances to catch a docent-led, zip tour of the Academy's new exhibition, Hokusai's Summit: Thirty-Six Views of Mount Fuji!
Zip tour 1 starts at 6:30PM
Zip tour 2 starts at 7:30PM
Meet the docents inside the gallery

NEW Artist in Residence program:
This month the Academy launches their new Artist in Residence (AIR) program with University of Hawaii M.F.A. student Allison Uttley. Head downstairs to the Gallery 31 Art Studio (Banyan Courtyard basement) to watch Allison in action as she creates inflatable structures using Mylar. Allison will be in residence at the Academy from September 19 to October 25. Read more about the AIR program.

Also on Rotation:
The Academy's curatorial staff has been hard at work mining the permanent collection to bring new art to you on a regular basis. See these new rotations:
Gallery 9 - Francisco Goya: Disasters of War, rotation 2
Gallery 16 - Charles Bartlett in China
Gallery 21 - Charles Bartlett: Watercolors and Prints of Japan
Gallery 23 - Charles Bartlett: The Golden Temple in Amritsar
Gallery 29 (2nd floor, Luce Pavilion) - Charles Bartlett in Europe


Tropical favorites by Town and Downtown.

In Luce Pavilion Courtyard: Carribean tropical small plates

Chicken with wild Tantalus allspice, fresh famarind, and white rice
Grilled hua moa banana, black beans, crema
Croquettes of chipped beef and Molokai sweet potato
Ahi ceviche with mango, habanero, and cilantro
Fried Waianae yuca and mojo
Rum-raisin pound cake and apple bananas

Kinau Courtyard: Haitian Grits Bar
Coarse-ground Haitian-style grits with accompaniments:
- Criollo roast pork
- Black beans
- Grilled Kahuku corn
- Roasted Hau’ula tomatoes
- Blackened long beans
- Fried okra
- Pickled cabbage

Signature cocktail
by Downtown
Dark and Stormy—dark rum, Jamaican ginger beer and lime


Just a reminder—ARTafterDARKers can park in the following locations:
1) FREE:
The Diamond Head Parking Lot behind the Art Center at Linekona, entrances on Beretania and Young streets
2) FREE:
Street parking on Beretania Street from 6 p.m.

3) FREE:
First United Methodist Church Parking Lot on the corner of Beretania and Victoria streets. NOTE: lot closes promptly at 10 p.m.
4) FREE:
Academy Staff Parking Lot at 1035 Kinau St., diamondhead of Victoria Street
5) $5
at Kim Chee III Parking Lot on Young Street

Event photos by Arturo Solis of Entwine Wedding Photography
Event volunteers from WATG