Uncle Tom’s Gabbin’

Tom Moffatt
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Wednesday - February 02, 2011
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Sylvia Brown

GET YOUR TICKETS NOW! World-renowned psychic Sylvia Browne comes to Blaisdell Concert Hall Friday, March 18. Don’t miss your opportunity to see this spiritual teacher, psychic, author and researcher in the field of parapsychology in action ... Brown will share her unique psychic gift and spiritual stories as well as perform live readings for audience members. Tickets now on sale at Blaisdell Box Office, or call 745-3000 or order online to http://www.ticketmaster.com ... Fun fact: Brown recently released her new book, Psychic: My Life in Two Worlds, and will be available for book signing after the show ...

More on the Hawaii Five-0 theme song ... I was on the air when George Chun, the local Liberty Records distributor, brought the very first 45 rpm by The Ventures to our studio at 1701 Ala Wai Blvd. Feeling it would be a hit, I gave it a spin. After that first play, the phone started ringing ... it entered the local charts shortly thereafter on Oct. 22, 1968, hit No. 1 on Nov. 17 and stayed there for three weeks. The record took off on the Mainland a few months later, entering the Billboard charts on April 12, 1969. When I presented Frank Sinatra, Liza Minnelli and Sammy Davis Jr. 20 years later (May 7 and 8, 1989) at the Blaisdell, Sammy’s conductor, Morty Stevens, led the orchestra’s rendition of the theme as Sammy headed for the stage in the center of the arena ... Fun fact: The composer of this great piece of music: Morty Stevens ...

Julia Stiles

Spotted on vacay in Hawaii Nei: Julia Stiles showed off her bikini style in a little black number while stand-up paddle boarding ... Also catching some sea spray and sun was the beautiful Jessica Biel ... Yes, that was Rihanna and Salt-n-Pepa stepping out at Zanzibar Nightclub ... while Boston Red Sox pitcher Daisuke Matsuzaka enjoyed some R&R ...

Party, people! Tuesdays nights, head down to Rock Bottom for Slice! $1 pizza slice and $2 drink specials from 8 p.m. to 2 a.m., games, prizes, free parking, no dress code, 21-plus ...

Looking for a place to watch Superbowl XLV? Check out Side Street Inn - both locations (Kakaako and Kapahulu) ... for its “Supa Bowl Tailgate Party.” The fab buffet is “all u can eat grindz.” For tickets, call 739-3939 - $30 in advance, with a special kids price. Doors open at 11 a.m. ...

This week in 1995: Santana headlines the Pro Bowl Superfest Concert at Blaisdell Arena. Carlos’ special guest is San Francisco 49ers cornerback Deion Sanders, making his concert debut just weeks after the release of his CD, Prime Time. Bu La’ia is the opening act; ticket prices are $25 and $20 ... Fun fact: Deion also stars this year in baseball as an outfielder for the Cincinnati Reds ... The No. 1 record in Hawaii is Creep by TLC ... .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

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