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Art Sought For Public Defender Building

Sun., Dec. 14, 1997

The Percent for Art selection committee will consider proposals for art work for the Spokane Public Defender and Prosecutor Building to be completed in March.

For a prospectus, call the Public Defenders Office at 625-4455, or the Spokane Arts Commission at 625-6050.

A pre-proposal workshop will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at the Public Defender Building, 824 N. Monroe.

Deadline for proposals is Jan. 28.

Children’s Chorus auditions

The Spokane Area Children’s Chorus will hold auditions from 3:30 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at Westminster Congregational Church, 411 S. Washington; and from 3:30 to 5 p.m. Thursday.

Positions are available for girls and boys between 7 and 17 years old.

No advance preparation is necessary. To schedule an audition, call the chorus office at 624-7992.

Spokane arts survey

To assess the economic impact of the arts in Spokane, the Spokane Area Chamber of Commerce and the Spokane Arts Commission have mailed a survey to more than 2,000 artists, non-profit arts organizations and for-profit arts-related businesses.

The information being sought includes revenues and expenses, the number of people served and the level of service. A report of the results will be presented in the spring.

Those who support the arts and tourism but did not receive a form are asked to call the Spokane Arts Commission at 625-6050. Completed surveys are due by Jan. 31.

Talent search

Performers 3 years and older can register for an audition with Talent Search 2000, which will be in Spokane, Feb. 13 and 14.

The Colorado-based company will visit 100 cities across the country, searching for undiscovered talent in a variety of areas. The group will present $10 million in awards.

Actors, singers, dancers, dance groups, instrumentalists, school bands, church or school choirs, amateur comedians, models, novelty acts and theater groups are eligible to audition.

All acts will be juried by a team from talent agencies, colleges and universities. Every audition will be videotaped and archived in a national repository for the use of talent agencies, casting directors and others.

Those scoring high will be invited to the group’s national exposition in Las Vegas, and some acts will appear on the TV program, “Talent Search 2000.”

Advance audition registration is required; deadline is Jan. 18.

Entry fees are $75 for soloists; $70 per performer in duets and trios; $50 per person for groups of four to 19 members; and $45 per person for groups of 20 or more.

To register, or for more information, call (888) 767-5511; or visit their Web site at

, DataTimes

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