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POSTED: Sunday, August 23, 2009

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Check out kapiolanigift.org to register for free admission to the Honolulu Zoo next Sunday as part of Kapiolani Medical Center's 100th Birthday Celebration.

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“;Murdering Oscar”; by Patterson Hood (www.myspace.com/pattersonhood)

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Retired Lt. Gen. William Boykin, mission commander on the 1993 Somalia incident that inspired the movie “;Black Hawk Down,”; will be speaking at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at Calvary Chapel Honolulu as part of the church's End Times Outreach. For more information, call 524-0844.

 

VIGNETTES

Collages inspired by childhood in Japan showing at JCC gallery

Sumako Cohn's nostalgic collages inspired by childhood memories of growing up in Japan are exhibited in “;Scenes in My Memory,”; showing through Oct. 3 at the Japanese Cultural Center of Hawaii community gallery.

On Saturday, Cohn will run two workshops on cut-out card making, at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. Cost is $10 and class size is limited; call 945-7633, ext. 39, or e-mail .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

Gallery hours for the exhibit are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesdays to Saturdays. Admission is $7, $5 for children; $5 and $3 for Hawaii residents; and $3, military.

 

Lectures and meetings

» Bronze Age art history lecture series: In the third of four parts, Betty Chapman Neogy discusses the Bronze Age. 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Kahala Nui Diamond Head room, 218-7004. Next lecture is scheduled for Sept. 2.

» Bead society meeting and workshop: Project is “;stash-buster holiday beaded ornament.”; 7 p.m. Wednesday, Academy Art Center, 487-2090. Fee for nonmembers is $5.

 

Classes

» Okame messenger doll: Learn to make the chubby-cheeked, smiley-faced charm symbolizing hospitality and good luck. 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, TEMARI, 1754 Lusitana St. Fee is $30. Call 536-4566 or visit www.temaricenter.com.

 

Call to artists

» Entries will be accepted for the Association of Hawaii Artists' membership show, Sept. 7 through Oct. 2 at Pauahi Tower. Juror is University of Hawaii-Manoa art professor Stephen Niles. Submit entries 9 to 10:30 a.m. Sept. 5 at the site. Visit www.associationhawaiiartists.com/2009ContemporaryProspectus.pdf.

 

Last chance ...

» “;Flora images”; by Volcano photographer Linda Merz is on display at Hoomaluhia Botanical Garden through Aug. 31. The show features primarily ferns from the Big Island region. Call 233-7323.

» “;Aurora Tropicalis”;: Bud Spindt's sculptural glass lighting and hand-blown glass works. Ends Thursday, The Gallery at Ward Center, 597-8034.

» “;Karate: From Okinawa to Hawaii”;: Images from the Hawaii Karate Museum collection. Ends Friday, Hamilton Library Bridge Gallery, UH-Manoa, 956-8688.

» “;Love and War”;: Photography by John Almarez. Ends Friday, Canon Gallery, Ward Plaza, 210 Ward Ave., 522-5930.

» “;Manoa”;: Watercolors by Roger Whitlock. Ends Thursday, The Gallery at Ward Center, 597-8034.