Entertainment: Paul Walker, Game of Thrones, Blade Runner, Kuuipo Kumukahi and Open Mic Maui!

Entertainment: Paul Walker, Game of Thrones, Blade Runner, Kuuipo Kumukahi and Open Mic Maui!

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - A judge rules Porsche is not responsible for the fatal crash that killed actor Paul Walker.  The widow of a man driving the car sued the automaker.  She claimed her husband Roger Rodas died because the Porsche Carrera GT he was driving lacked several key safety features....and that the suspension failed.  The judges says there was no evidence to prove those claims.

Game of Thrones is getting its own recap after-show.  Titled "After the Thrones," the show will be similar to The Walking Dead's after-show, "Talking Dead."  "After the Thrones" will entertain "absurd and not-so-absurd" theories about "Game of Thrones" following each new episode of season 6 on Mondays on HBO. 
It was a pretty big hint that former mixed martial artist and professional wrestler....Dave Bautista shared over the weekend.  He posted a photo on twitter of himself holding an origami unicorn.  The actor confirmed he is joining the cast of the  "Blade Runner" sequel in an important supporting role.  He said in a post "I am proud and privileged and honored to announce that I am joining the cast of the new Blade Runner. I'm very excited about this project and very grateful that I was able to bring this news to you myself. I couldn't be more proud. Another dream come true."

Hyatt Regency Waikiki Beach Resort and Spa has named Ku'uipo Kumukahi as the resort's new Manager of Hawaiian Culture and Community Relations.  A professional Hawaiian music entertainer, and winner of several Na Hoku Hanohano Awards, Kumukahi was recently confirmed by the Hawaii State Senate to serve on the Board of Directors of the Hawaii Tourism Authority.  She has been asked to enhance the current programming of the hotel's learning center – E Makani ?Eha – by introducing Hawaiian language lessons and cultural tours.

The University of Hawaii Maui College is having an Open Mic!   If you Love to sing, play an instrument, slam poetry, do magic tricks, stand-up comedy, karaoke, act, dance – hula?   You are invited to come perform or simply enjoy the talent that will be on!   It's on Wednesday, April 13, from 5 – 7 pm at the Multi-Purpose room in the Pilina Building.  Then from 7-9 PM UHMC will hold a songwriting contest that will follow the Open Mic.  The winner of this contest will receive a scholarship to the 2016 Hawai'i Songwriter's Festival, to be held on Hawai'i island from June 16-18, 2016. 
 Neither the Open Mic nor the Songwriting Contest not require registration; however, http://maui.hawaii.edu/music.

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