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Kinderchor of Spokane – Children’s choir holding auditions for second semester for the Preparatory Choir, grades 2-5, and the Chamber Choir, grades 5-12. Open to singers with unchanged voices. For audition times and information, call Anne Turner, (509) 744-0875, or Sharon Smith, (509) 325-0193.

Classes and workshops

Christian Youth Theater – Spokane – Winter registration is open for children ages 6-18. Classes in drama, voice, dance and more begin Jan. 5; each class is one day a week for 10 weeks and culminates with a showcase for friends and family. Students ages 8-18 are eligible to audition for “Cinderella” on Jan. 9. Visit or call (509) 487-6540.

Sumi-e and Japanese Calligraphy – “Fun With The Brush,” Thursdays, Jan. 8-Feb. 12, 10 a.m.-noon or 6-8 p.m., at Spokane Art Supply, 1303 N. Monroe. Cost: $60 for series, or $15 per session. Call (509) 327-6622.

Watercolor Classes – Intermediate level, taught by Pullman artist Andy Sewell, Jan. 10, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., at the Dahmen Barn in Uniontown, Wash. Cost: $125; students bring their own materials and lunch. Registrations must be received by Jan. 5. Call (509) 229-3414 or see

Corbin Art Center Classes Watercolor the Terry Madden Way Adult workshop, Jan. 17, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., $25. Basic Drawing – Adult class for beginners and those who want to improve their drawing skills, Wednesdays, Jan. 21-March 4, 6:30-8:30 p.m., and Mondays, Jan. 26-March 9, 1:30-3:30 p.m. $55. Science-Fiction, Fantasy and Horror Writer’s Workshop – Adult class runs Wednesdays, Jan. 21-Feb. 25, 6:30-8:30 p.m. $52. Basic Painting Techniques – For teens and adults, Tuesdays, Jan. 20-March 3, 6-8:30 p.m. $69. Camera Basics – Adult class, Thursdays, Jan. 22-March 5, 6:30-8:30 p.m. $59. It’s For Mom and Me: Tall Tales – For ages 3-5, explore the tales of Johnny Appleseed, Paul Bunyan and more through creative art activities including storytelling and crafts, Tuesdays, Jan. 20-March 3, 9:30-10:30 a.m., $45. It’s For Mom and Me: Creating Art – For ages 2-4, projects include clay, paint, glue, felt, craft sticks, and more, Wednesdays, Jan. 20-March 4, 9-10 a.m. $45. Basic Drawing – For ages 6-12, Wednesdays, Jan. 21-Feb. 17, 4-5:30 p.m. $42. Classes are held at Corbin Art Center, 507 W. Seventh Ave. Call (509) 625-6677 for information or (509) 625-6200 to register.

Spokane Civic Theatre Academy – Winter acting classes for adults, teens, and children begin the week of Jan. 25 and continue through March 21. How to Get Cast – ages 16 to adult, Saturdays, 10 a.m.-noon, $80; Hand-to-Hand Stage Combat – ages 10 and up, Saturdays, 10-11 a.m., $70; Armed Stage Combat – ages 16 and up, Saturdays, 9-10 a.m., $80; Voice Training – grades 4-6, Saturdays, 12:15-12:45 p.m., $70; grades 7-9, Saturdays, 11 a.m.-noon, $80; grades 10-12, Fridays, 3:30-4:30 p.m., $120; adults, Saturdays, 1-2 p.m., $120; Silly Stars – ages 4-6, Wednesdays, 3:30-4:15 p.m., $65; Story Explorers – grades 1-3, Wednesdays, 4:30-5:30 p.m., $70; Animal Antics – grades 1-3, Mondays, 4-5 p.m., $70; Everyday Dramas – grades 4-6, Mondays, 5:15-6:15 p.m., $70; Revealing Masks – grades 4-6, Tuesdays, 4-5 p.m., $70; Identity Theft – grades 7-9, Tuesdays, 5:15-6:30 p.m., $70. All classes will be held at the theater, 1020 N. Howard St. Call (509) 325-2507, ext. 406, or e-mail

Call for artists

Artisans at the Dahmen Barn – “Open Studio” session, Saturday, 1-4 p.m., at the Uniontown, Wash., facility. For ages 16 and older; artists bring their own painting or drawing supplies and work individually. Call (509) 229-3655, e-mail or visit

On Sacred Grounds Annual Amateur Art Show – Seeking amateur visual and multimedia artists and crafters for second annual art show and sale Jan. 17-31 at the gallery, 12212 E. Palouse Highway, Valleyford. Artists must register by Jan. 5, and work must be submitted by Jan. 15. Up to three submissions per artist. Fees: $25/adults; $15/ high school/college; $7.50/ youth. Call Elaine at (509) 747-6294 or visit

Artist Trust’s GAP Project – The state-funded program provides support for individual artists by awarding up to $1,500 for projects, including, but not limited to development, completion or presentation of new work. Applicants must be residents of Washington State, and cannot be enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate degree program. Applications must be submitted online by 5 p.m. Feb. 20. Guidelines available online at

Deadline to submit items is noon on the Friday before publication. Send information to Sara Leaming, Arts Calendar, Features Dept., P.O. Box 2160, Spokane, WA 99210 or e-mail to

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