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POSTED: Sunday, October 25, 2009

AKC dog show this weekend

The Hawaiian Terrier Association is having its AKC dog show from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday at Thomas Square. Admission is free.

 

ARTafterDARK goes black Friday

Get into the holiday groove with “;All Hallows Eve,”; the final ARTafterDARK event for 2009 at the Honolulu Academy of Arts, 6 to 9 p.m. Friday.

Attendees can enjoy the talents of DJ Benzi, who comes to us straight from Ann Arbor, Mich., in the museum's Central Court, while hometown favorites DJ Eskae and DJ Compose of Nocturnal Sound Krew head up the Luce Pavilion.

Town and Downtown will provide drinks and food. There will be a tapas bar at Luce Pavilion and a gazpacho bar in the Kinau Courtyard. The signature cocktail of the evening: Bloody Mary, of course.

In anticipation of large and fancy costumes, all art galleries will be closed. Cost is $10; call 532-8700.

 

2 PBS art series released on DVD

The fifth season of the Peabody Award-winning “;Art:21”; documentary series on PBS is scheduled to be released on DVD on Tuesday, along with “;Craft in America,”; Season 2, also a Peabody winner.

“;Art:21,”; Season 5, documenting contemporary artists of the 21st century, features profiles on such artists as William Kentridge, Jeff Koons, Cao Fei, Yinka Shonibare, Kimsooja and Paul McCarthy. Cost is $29.99 on DVD and $34.99 on Blu-ray.

“;Craft in America”; features potter Mark Hewitt, bead worker Teri Greeves, fine-art lithographer Tom Killion and book artist Julie Chen. Cost is $24.99.

To order copies, call (800) PLAY-PBS or visit shopPBS.org.

 

Classes

Consider a class in printmaking using ultraviolet light when Constance Falconer teaches Printmaking in the Sun, Nov. 8 and 15 at the Academy Art Center, organized by the Honolulu Printmakers.

The simple technique transforms original drawings, photocopies, digital images and photographs into high-quality, finished prints. The workshop is for all levels.

Participants should bring two to three 5-by-7-inch transparencies of drawings, paintings or photographs. Classes run from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Fee is $120, plus a materials fee of $35. Call 536-5507.

 

Last chance

» The Windward Artists Guild 50th Anniversary Members Exhibition, an all-media show, runs through Friday at Hoomaluhia Botanical Gardens Gallery in Kaneohe. Gallery hours are 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Call 352-9257 or 261-0041.

» Fishcake's group show of works by local artists and the collection of Dean Geleynse continues through Friday at its 307-C Kamani St. locale. The store is open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Call 593-1231.

» The Hawaii Watercolor Society's annual Open Exhibition, juried this year by Ann Pember, runs through Saturday at Pauahi Tower at Bishop Square. See the exhibit during building hours, 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. Visit www.hawaiiwatercolorsociety.org or e-mail .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

 

Etcetera

LOOK »
Disney rolls out the first Christmas-themed special with “;Mickey Mouse Clubhouse Choo Choo Express”; (below) tonight at 7 on the Disney Channel. The show is followed by two Halloween-themed “;Phineas and Ferb”; episodes.

LISTEN »
“;Flake,”; by Jack Johnson (live from San Francisco) (www.mymusic.com/jackjohnsonmusic)

DO »
Tickets went on sale yesterday for two Bill Cosby performances Jan. 15 at Blaisdell Concert Hall. Log onto Ticketmaster.com or call (800) 745-3000.