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POSTED: Tuesday, November 17, 2009

A market of ideas for Japanese gifts

Shop for unique holiday gifts at the “;Things Japanese”; sale at the Japanese Cultural Center of Hawaii, Saturday to Dec. 5. Japanese clothing like elegant kimonos, obi that can be used as wall hangings, dolls in original glass cases or antique tea and dish sets will be among the finds. New items will be put out each day.

The Japanese Cultural Center is still accepting donations for this year's sale. All proceeds benefit the educational programs and cultural activities presented throughout the year. Call 945-7633 or e-mail .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

Etcetera ...


LOOK » NBC kicks off the holidays at 7 tonight with “;Merry Madagascar,”; in which the animated crew saves Christmas when Santa crashes his sleigh on Madagascar. The show repeats on Nov. 28.

LISTEN » Albums out today: Kris Allen, “;Kris Allen”;; Justin Bieber, “;My World”;; Fall Out Boy, “;Believers Never Die: Greatest Hits”;; Janet Jackson, “;Number Ones”;; Norah Jones, “;The Fall”;; Leona Lewis, “;Echo”;; John Mayer, “;Battle Studies”;; and the self-titled debut for Them Crooked Vultures (Dave Grohl, John Paul Jones and Josh Homme)

DO » Comedian Whitney Cummings performs at the Pipeline Cafe tomorrow at 8 p.m. Tickets are $20 general, $40 VIP. Visit GrooveTickets.com.