Sunday, July 25, 2010

A ‘taste of Spain’ at Honolulu Academy of Arts, July 30

The popular ARTafterDARK series of pau hana events at the Honolulu Academy of Arts will focus on Spanish art, food, music and fun on Friday, July 30.

Price is $10 … or free for Academy members
Time … 6 – 9 pm

The Iberian experience starts with Charito Rivera, Andrell McCray and Tui Petelo performing flamenco, the bolero, paso doble and other dances. Meanwhile, DJ Kevin Tsuji transforms the Luce Pavilion Courtyard into an Ibiza nightclub with a trance set, and chanteuse Aña Monique will belt out Latin tunes.
Twn restaurant will set up a tapas bar serving small plates of Spanish classics and Downtown will pour sangria.

Guests can take part in a gallery hunt that focuses on the world of Picasso and all ground-floor galleries will be open to the public. People who turn in their hunt sheets have a chance to win ARTafterDARK passes and food-and-drink tokens. New exhibitions are As It Happened: Works by Sanit Khewhok and Interior Landscapes: The Art of the Chinese Snuff Bottle.

For more info, call 532-8700 or visit

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