Uncle Tom’s Gabbin’

Tom Moffatt
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Wednesday - April 05, 2006
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IF YOU’RE itching to exercise your inner gunslinger, the KHON-TV conference room is the place to be this Friday and Saturday to audition for parts in the upcoming MVT play, Unlikely Lawman. Why KHON? Because the play is the work of anchorman Joe Moore, who will also star in his adaptation of Robert Broomall‘s book, The Lawmen. Bill Ogilvie will direct. For more info, call MVT at 988-6131…

Pssst, Joe ... too bad it’s not a musical. Mufi Hannemann would make a great mayor ...

The best thing I’ve read about the recent weather is Charles Memminger‘s piece in the Star-Bulletin last week. If you missed it, you can find it online. It’s hilarious ...

Shopping is less of a chore when the Hawaiian Music Hall Of Fame Serenaders are on Ala Moana’s Centerstage. They’ll be there this Saturday from noon to 1. Grab yourself a latte and give them a listen ...

Rock alternative band 311 concluded its three-island tour on Maui and snuck in a short vacation at the Grand Wailea last week. They enjoyed a beautiful sunset on their final night (lucky guys) before heading to more concerts in Japan ...

Peter Maharaj played host to pals Linda Dion and her hubby Alain Sylvestre at Don Ho‘s show a few nights ago. Wouldn’t it be nice if Linda’s sister, Celine Dion, returned to Hawaii during her next world tour ...

Hawaii’s Go Jimmy Go is headed to Japan on Tuesday for seven concerts from Tokyo to Fukuoka ...

Kanye West
Kanye West

Grammy winner Kanye West concertizes this Sunday night at Blaisdell Arena. Opening the show will be local rapper Emirc, who is juggling his honeymoon trip to Vancouver to be at the gig on time. My apologies - and thanks - to the missus ...

The most successful gymnastics coach in Olympic history, Bela Karolyi, is in town during preparations for the upcoming Pacific Alliance Gymnastics Tournament opening April 13. How successful is he?: 28 Olympians, nine Olympic Champions, 15 World Champions, 12 European medalists and six U.S. National Champions ...

I’m not the only guy who’s thinking this: Thanks must go to In Magazine‘s publisher Emily Lopez for putting NBC’s Las Vegas beauty Nikki Cox on the cover ...

Eagles ticket from 1974
Eagles ticket from 1974

This week in 1974: The Eagles performed at the Waikiki Shell with special guest Linda Ronstadt. Ticket prices were $3-$6. And the No. 1 record was Sunshine On My Shoulders by John Denver.

Listen to Tom Moffatt from 8 every Saturday morning during Uncle Tom’s Rock and Roll Drive-In on Oldies on 107.9 FM and worldwide on the Internet at oldies1079honolulu.com.

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