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POSTED: Sunday, June 28, 2009


Last day for the Friends of the Library of Hawaii's 62nd annual book sale means all books are only 50 cents. From 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the McKinley High School cafeteria.

“;Tiger Phone Card”; by Dengue Fever (www.myspace.com/denguefevermusic).

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Phoenix Dance Chamber will give a half-hour performance at 2 p.m. today at the Kaimuki Public Library. The performers share a common interest in Chinese dance and have a repertoire of more than 30 dances.



Academy of Arts offers special deals

» There are a couple of good sales at the Honolulu Academy of Arts coming up. Through Tuesday, the Academy Shop, the museum's gift shop, is offering 25 to 30 percent off selected artist biographies, jewelry and T-shirts.

Next up: From 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. July 11 and 12, the Academy Art Center (kitty corner to the museum, at 1111 Victoria St.) will offer art books at rock bottom prices. Boxes of books will go for $5 and $10.

» This month's Art Lunch lecture features Linda Kane, an artist who enjoys uncovering history. In her talk, “;Digging through the Past,”; Kane will discuss her process of layering charcoal, ink or wax onto paper and then erasing, excising and exposing previous layers as a metaphor for her inspirations: archaeological site visits and the elusive quality of memories.

The free talk will be held at noon Tuesday at the Hawaii State Art Museum, 250 S. Hotel St. Call 586-0900.

» A two-day workshop for children, “;Capturing Nature,”; teaches students to create line drawings and wire models of plant life. The classes run from

1 to 3 p.m. July 16 and 17 at The Contemporary Museum. Fee is $35. To sign up, call 237-5217.


Opening ...

» “;Summer Sizzle,”; featuring works by members of the Association of Hawaii Artists, opens today and runs through Aug. 15 at the Honolulu Country Club. Reception is from 5 to

7 p.m. today. Call 393-1040.

» Students' winning entries for the Board of Water Supply's poster and poetry contest are on display tomorrow through

July 10 at Windward Mall. The theme is “;Ola I Ka Wai: Water Gives Life.”; Call 235-1143.

» “;Karate: From Okinawa to Hawaii”; is the world premiere of images from the Hawaii Karate Museum collection, showing Wednesday through Aug. 28 at University of Hawaii-Manoa's Hamilton Library Bridge Gallery. Call 956-8688.


Last chance ...

» Deborah Pacheco's “;Volcano Scapes”; is showing through Thursday at Gallery on the Pali at First Unitarian Church of Honolulu, 2500 Pali Highway. Call 595-4047.

» “;Art, Exercising Emotions,”; palette knife oils by Ed Furuike, continues through Saturday at the Honolulu Club, 932 Ward Ave. on the seventh floor. Call 206-0901.