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Handbell choir will hold 3 free concerts
A handbell choir from Japan's Hakuoh University will perform in three free concerts this week.
Tomorrow the group plays at 7 p.m. at Central Union Church. On Thursday, two shows will be held, at 10 a.m. and 7 p.m. at Paliku Theatre, Windward Community College.
The choir's repertoire ranges from classical standards such as Mozart's "Le Nozze di Figaro" to stage hits such as Andrew Lloyd Webber's "Memory" from "Cats."
The group, based in Oyama City, Tochigi Prefecture, has performed throughout Japan, as well as in Canada, England and Australia.
Call 235-7374 or visit ocet.wcc.hawaii.edu.
Collection at school to take recyclables
Can't figure out what do to with those old cellular phones, car batteries, printer cartridges or computers? All manner of recyclables -- from paper to auto parts -- will be collected from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at Kapolei High School.
Several businesses will pick up the items, then make donations to the school. Previous community collections have grossed non-profit organizations 22 containers each of green waste, tires, newspaper, cardboard and beverage containers, 11 truckloads of batteries, 23 truckloads of refrigerators and almost 800,000 pounds of scrap metal.
Goodwill Industries will also be on hand to collect useable clothing and household goods.
Call 282-6828 or 306-1876 if you need pick-up assistance or if you can volunteer your time or use of a van or truck for the event.
Museum seeks exhibit volunteers
Bishop Museum needs volunteers for its "Lost Maritime Cultures: China and the Pacific" exhibit that will be on display Feb. 24 to April 15.
Volunteers are asked to work a four-hour shift each week, either from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. or 12:45 to 5 p.m.
A session will be held from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday at the museum, conducted by Tianlong Jiao, chair of the anthropology department and Heidi Lennstrom, senior science educator.
Call Judi McClain, 848-4180, or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Movies opening tomorrow:
"Music and Lyrics"
: Hugh Grant plays a washed-up '80s pop singer who collaborates with a lyricist (Drew Barrymore) when he embarks on a comeback. (PG-13)
"Tyler Perry's Daddy's Little Girls": The popular moviemaker is back with the story of two worlds colliding when a successful attorney falls in love with a struggling garage mechanic, the single father of three daughters. (PG-13)
"Breach": A young FBI analyst (Ryan Phillippe) must find proof that his boss (Chris Cooper) has been selling secrets to the Soviet Union. Laura Linney and Dennis Haysbert co-star. (PG-13)
"Bridge to Terabithia": An 11-year-old boy has his life changed forever when he befriends the tomboy class outsider. Together, they create an imaginary kingdom filled with giants, trolls and other magical beings. Animation veteran Gabor Csupo directs the Disney film that includes stars Anna Sophia Robb, Josh Hutcherson and Zooey Deschanel. (PG)
"Ghost Rider": Nicolas Cage stars in this adaptation of a Marvel comic about a motorcycle stuntman, Johnny Blaze, who sells his soul to save his girlfriend. When the bargain goes sour, Blaze is transformed into a supernatural agent of vengeance. Eva Mendes co-stars. (PG-13)