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POSTED: Sunday, June 07, 2009

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Michelle Dawson, Kittra Wynn Coomer and Robin Tyler, recently in Honolulu for the touring production of “;Mamma Mia!”; will be appearing on the 63rd annual Tony Awards telecast on CBS/KGMB tonight. Cheer your favorite stage productions.

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“;The Anomaly,”; by Sabrina (www.myspace.com/sabrinamusic)

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Check out Ward Centres' new Sidewalk Sundays. Stores and restaurants will offer tastings, demonstrations, giveaways and more. Highlights include a wheel throwing demo at Jeff Chang Pottery & Fine Crafts, and free treats will be given to all pets who visit the Pet Spot.

 

VIGNETTES

Museum to fill keikis' summer days

The Contemporary Museum is offering several classes for keiki with time on their hands this summer. Geared toward elementary school-age children, the courses will be held at the museum's main location, 2411 Makiki Heights Drive. All classes require reservations; call 237-5217 or e-mail .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

» Origami cards: The museum's curator of education, Quala-Lynn Young, teaches three techniques using handmade paper: a simple sailboat, the intermediate twist fish and the challenging butterfly. For ages 6 and up; 1 to 3 p.m. June 26. Cost: $20 ($15 members).

» “;Capturing Nature”;: This two-day workshop, run by artist Jaisy Hanlon, teaches simple methods of observing and rendering plant life, including line drawings and wire models. Students will “;install”; their wire works on the property for a photograph. Inspired by an exhibition of botanical woodcarvings by Yoshihiro Suda, set to run July 11 to Oct. 18. For ages 7 to 12; 1 to 3 p.m. July 16 and 17. Cost: $35 ($30 members).

» Wearable art: Artist Wendy Rosen will lead a three-day workshop during which students will learn about fabric painting, sun printing and dyeing to create clothing and beach totes. For ages 6 to 12; 1to 3 p.m. July 20, 22 and 24. Cost: $50 ($45 members).

 

Continuing exhibits and events ...

» “;Myths & Magic: Mask Dance from Sri Lanka”; continues through next Sunday at the East-West Center Gallery. View masks, puppets and costumes of Sri Lanka's majority Sinhalese ethnic-linguistic group. Call 944-7584.

» Students of Waialua High and Intermediate School are showing and selling their work through the end of next month at Waialua Public Library. Call 637-8286.

» The Mokichi Okada Association offers ikebana flower arrangement and Japanese tea ceremony demonstrations the first Sunday of each month, 1 to 3 p.m., at the Honolulu Academy of Arts. Call 532-8700.

» Calling all artists: HI Art Magazine and idspace are seeking entries for a “;Faces of Hawaii”; photo portrait competition. Selected works will be published in the book “;Faces of Hawaii Volume II.”; James Jensen, head curator at the Contemporary Museum, will serve as juror. Entry deadline is July 15. Visit www.hiartmagazine.com.