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POSTED: Monday, March 09, 2009

ENTERTAINMENT

Design a logo to celebrate East-West Center's 50 years

The East-West Center turns 50 next year and would like to mark the occasion, literally, with a special logo.

The center is taking suggestions for the design, which will be used on materials and to distinguish activities throughout the anniversary year, including an international conference in Honolulu in July 2010.

The logo should be simple, communicating the center's mission of building a peaceful, prosperous Asia-Pacific community. It may be used in conjunction with the center's established red logo.

Rough sketches are welcome. Ideas and concepts from the submissions will be used to create a final design.

The deadline is March 31.

Mail designs to EWC50, East-West Center, 1601 East-West Road, Honolulu 96848; e-mail .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address); or fax 944-7376.

Call 944-7111.

 

HISTORY

Exhibit, events mark Lincoln bicentennial

“;Abraham Lincoln: A Man of His Time, a Man for All Times,”; a national traveling exhibition, opens Thursday at the Hawaii State Library.

The exhibit from the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History will run through April 4.

Free related events:

Thursday: 11 a.m., exhibit preview with presentation by Ewa Elementary School Chorus

Saturday: 11 a.m., opening event with speaker Mitch Yamasaki of Chaminade University and music by the Marine Forces Pacific Band Brass Quintet

March 21: Presentations beginning at 11 a.m. include talks on “;An African American's Personal Views on Abraham Lincoln”; and “;The Impact of the American Civil War on the Kingdom of Hawaii”;; a “;Civil War Round Table”;; and a performance by the Lincoln School Chorus.

Download a Lincoln bicentennial resource list at www.librarieshawaii.org. Call 586-3499.