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Spokane Art School Schedules Workshops

Spokane Art School has three workshops scheduled for the last two weeks of February:

Joan Smith will teach a two-session monotype printmaking workshop. Monotype is a spontaneous process using painting and printmaking techniques in a wide selection of materials. The end product is one-of-a-kind.

The workshop is from 7 to 9 p.m. Friday, and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. Cost is $75, plus a $15 lab fee.

Loralee Gray will teach the art of face-painting from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Feb. 25. Cost of the workshop, open to eighth-grade students through adults, is $20.

“Simple Encapsulation Molds for Casting” will be from 1 to 5 p.m. Feb. 28 and March 1. The class, taught by sculptor Roger Ralston, is open to high school students and adults.

Ralston will teach participants to use cast rubber mold materials to make simple molds of complicated subjects.

To register, or for more information, call the Spokane Art School at 328-0900.

Art and archeology

Art historian Bill Hottell will present a slide lecture on art and archeology around the Mediterranean Sea at 7 p.m. Friday at the Lorinda Knight Gallery, 523 W. Sprague.

The free lecture is the first in an Art and Travel Series sponsored by the gallery and Northwest Map and Travel Book Center.

To act or not … II

Would-be Shakespearean actors can audition for the National Shakespeare Conservatory’s summer program on Saturday and Feb. 21 at the Columbia Basin College in Pasco.

The NSC, in the Catskill Mountains two hours north of New York City, invites 50 actors from across the country to train in its intensive program. Two Northwest actors attended last year’s conservatory.

To set a time for an audition, call the conservatory at (800) 472-6667.

All that jazz

The Whitworth College Jazz Ensemble is one of two bands in the state selected to perform at the Washington Music Educators Association’s All-State Convention in Yakima. It’s the group’s fourth time in six years to be selected.

The band is performing at the conference today.

, DataTimes