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POSTED: Sunday, December 06, 2009
               

     

 

LOOK
        » Chinatown Boardroom invites visitors to look “;Beneath the Surf,”; below, in its new exhibition of underwater photography by Erin Pfuntner that runs through Dec. 26.

LISTEN
        » “;Heaven Can Wait,”; by Charlotte Gainsbourg with Beck (http://www.charlottegainsbourg.com)

       

DO
        » Bring Fido to sit on Santa's lap today from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Ward Warehouse second-floor conference room. The pet photos with Santa will be taken by Expressions Portrait Design and cost $15 for eight wallet-size photos and an additional $15 for one 8-by-10, two 5-by-7s or four 4-by-5s. No appointment necessary.

       

 

       

VIGNETTES

Award earns painter solo show at Academy

Longtime Hawaii painter Sanit Khewhok has been selected by the Honolulu Academy of Arts as the recipient of the biennial Catharine E.B. Cox Award for Excellence in the Visual Arts.

Part of the award is a solo exhibit of the artist's work, which is scheduled for July to October 2010.

Khewhok, curator of the Hawaii Pacific Univeristy art gallery, was born in Thailand and moved to Hawaii in 1986. He served as chief conservator and collections manager at The Contemporary Museum from 1988 to 2008.

Happenings at TCM

» The Contemporary Museum is offering a two-hour art exploration intended for children affected by Furlough Friday, 10 a.m. Friday and Dec. 18. The event will include gallery tours, storytelling and an art project.

Cost is $15. Space is limited; call 237-5230 or e-mail .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

» Maya Lea Portner's “;+/- Selected works with Paper”; wraps it up at the museum's Cafe Gallery on Sunday. The exhibit includes drawings, paper-cuts and sewn constructions.

» The museum recently won a grant from MetLife Foundation in support of its TCM On the Go! community outreach program. It was among 15 museums awarded $1 million by MetLife for exhibitions, artist residencies and other community programs.

Student art sales

» University of Hawaii-Manoa ceramic and glass students will hold a Christmas Sale 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday and Saturday at the UH art building glass and ceramic courtyard. Presale runs 6 to 8 p.m. Dec. 10. Call 956-5258 or e-mail .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

» Windward Community College presents a sale of student pottery 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Friday and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at its Palanakila ceramics lab. Call 235-7323.

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ISLE PAGES

”;Escape From Paradise”;

» By Dr. Walter F. Wild
» Publisher: Xlibris
» $19.99
”;Escape From Paradise”; is a blend of action and suspense ignited by a clash of values that erupts in a battle between two psychologists in Hawaii. Dr. Carter, a psychologist, so strives to transform Oahu into a community of love and equality that, to conceal illegal methods, he resorts to terror and murder.