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POSTED: Sunday, May 24, 2009


Hawaii poet Jamaica Osorio, below, and other spoken-word performers from around the country during last year's Brave New Voices International Youth Poetry Slam Festival in Washington, D.C.—where Osorio and her Youth Speaks Hawaii teammates won the national championship—at www.hbo.com/bravenewvoices/video

“;My Gentleman Friend,”; by Melissa Morgan (www.myspace.com/melissamorgan)

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Highland Colts Football and Cheer Ohana will hold its football registration for all divisions from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. today at Manana Community Park, 1310 Waimanu Home Road. Assistant cheer coaches also needed. To volunteer, call Anita at 393-6302.



Online auction

If you haven't already, check out HI Art Magazine, a free online publication started in 2007 that covers the local art scene. In June, the magazine is featuring an auction of donated works from its “;idspace”; gallery. Proceeds will benefit the magazine.

Pieces have no holding price, so bidders are able to set the price they wish to pay. Artists contributing work include Clayton Amemiya, Steven Garon, Shingo Honda, Meidor Hu, Darrell Orwig, Margo Ray, Mike Shewmaker, Gary Steinborn, Randy Takaki, Kaori Ukaji and Scott Yoell.

The magazine's current edition features a beautiful photo essay of Myanmar by physician Steven Garon, who participates in medical missions to the country. Scott Yoell's “;Monopoly”; installation explores the global manufacturing of “;paradise,”; and an essay by Darrell Orzig discusses the state of the arts during the recession.

The site also offers letters to the editor, poetry, essays, a comic strip, notices and a statewide events calendar.

Visit hiartmagazine.com; to see auction items, go to hiartmagazine.com/idspace.

Works will also be on display at idspace in Kurtistown on the Big Island for the month of June. Call 966-8943 or e-mail .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).


Other highlights

» The Native Hawaiian Arts Market & Keiki Festival continues today at Bishop Museum from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Art demos, and traditional work such as feather work and weaponry, plus contemporary fiber and paintings, await visitors. Cost is $3 for kamaaina and military; for others, regular museum admission applies: $15.95, $12.95 children and seniors, and free to children under 3 and museum members. Call 847-3511.

» Giant “;sumie”; brush painting demo: Big Island artist Mary Spears takes up the brush, 7 p.m. Friday, at Morning Brew in Kailua, 754-1274.


Last chance

» The Third Annual Hawaii Artist Exhibition features works of 27 artists who entered this year's juried show, which drew hundreds of participants. Through Thursday, Bethel Street Gallery, 524-3552.

» “;Mauka to Maka'i”;: Photography by Akinori Aoki and Atsushi Onishi. Through Thursday, Canon Photo Gallery, 522-5930.

» “;Aloha Ho'omaluhia XXV”;: Mixed-media group show. Through Saturday, Ho'omaluhia Botanical Garden, Visitors Center Gallery. Visit www.alohahoomaluhia.com.