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COURTESY OAKS HAWAII
Oaks Hawaii's spring collection will be presented April 7 and 8.
Break for beauty
W Performing Arts Center is offering a Spring Break "Beauty Camp 4 Girls" Tuesday through March 31.
Girls 6 through 14 will enjoy four days of pampering -- including manicures, facials and makeup, plus workouts and sessions on etiquette, grooming, proper speech, nutrition and fashion.
Sessions run 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., at $25 per day or $100 for the week. (Earlier drop-off may be available with reservations.)
The sessions are a fundraiser for the Sabrina Starr Dance Team. Members are aiming to earn their way to a mainland dance competition in July. The competition will double as a leadership camp for the team members.
The center is at 823 Olive Ave. in Wahiawa. Call 371-5979.
Shanghai Tang style
The Associated Chinese University Women is hosting its annual scholarship fashion show at the Sheraton Waikiki on April 15, featuring updated urban designs from Shanghai Tang.
The event will begin with boutique sales at 10 a.m., followed by a noon luncheon and the fashion show at 1 p.m.
Tickets are $55. Call 478-1211.
Oaks Hawaii spring
Oaks Hawaii will present a trunk show featuring its Spring 2006 collection at Details Gallery April 7 and April 8.
The garments will be available for viewing from 11 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. April 7 and 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. April 8.
The gallery is at 1142 Bethel St. Call 546-8000.
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The Murder Mystery Players are seeking actors for their next interactive production at Dave & Buster's, with auditions scheduled for 7 p.m. Monday at the restaurant's showroom.
Six roles need to be filled for "An Act of Murder." Actors must be over age 18.
The audition will consist of cold readings from the script, and while head shots and résumés are helpful, they are not required.
Those chosen will be paid per performance; the play's run is April 22 to May 27, every Saturday at 7 p.m. Scripts are available via e-mail: Andrew Meader at email@example.com.
Study grant offered
The Japanese Cultural Center of Hawaii is accepting applications for the Goto of Hiroshima Foundation $5,000 Study Grant.
The recipient must have an interest in research on Japanese politics, economics or language, or in topics regarding Hawaii and Hiroshima. Applicants must be between the ages of 18 and 40 and residents of Hawaii. Deadline for submissions is April 28.
The Goto Foundation was established by Hiroshima physician Fumiko Kaya in honor of his late uncle Katsu Goto, a general store owner in Honokaa and a labor rights activist in the 1880s. Call 945-7633 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org for an application.
Author Kathryn Hoffmann discusses ways that young woman with hypertrichosis -- excess body hair -- became part of stories told in early modern Europe.
The subject is from Hoffmann's upcoming book, "Phantasms of the Feminine: Anomalous Bodies, Monstrous Narrations in Western Culture." Hoffmann, a French-literature professor, is known for her "Freaks and Monsters" classes at the University of Hawaii.
The talk will be held from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. April 1 at Hamilton Library. Admission is $3. Call 381-6610 or e-mail email@example.com.