“Big River” – Lake City Playhouse, Monday-Tuesday, 6:30 p.m., Harding Family Center, 411 N. 15th St., Coeur d’Alene. Needed: six men, six women, and an ensemble of 10-15. Call (208) 667-1323.
“Almost Maine” – North Idaho College, Tuesday-Wednesday, 7 p.m., Boswell Hall Room 001, 1000 W. Garden Ave., Coeur d’Alene. Needed: up to 19 adults and teens, 10 men and nine women. Auditioners will read cold from the script, available in advance in Boswell Hall, Room 227. Call (208) 769-3220.
“Heidi” – Spokane Children’s Theatre, March 8, 4-7 p.m., and March 9, 6-9 p.m., Spokane Community College’s Lair Building, 1810 N. Greene St. Needed: seven men, three women, two girls, one boy, and a chorus of 15-20 adults and children. Auditioners should prepare a one-minute song and dress for movement/dance. Call (509) 328-4886 or visit www.spokanechildrenstheatre.org.
“Pinocchio” – Missoula Children’s Theatre, for children grades K-12, March 9, 3:30-5:30 p.m., Sandpoint Charter School, 614 S. Madison Ave., Sandpoint. No advance preparation necessary. The first rehearsal starts approximately 30 minutes after the auditions. Call (208) 263-6139 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
“The Affections of May” – Spokane Civic Theatre, March 16-17, 6:30 p.m., 1020 N. Howard St. Needed: three men and one woman. Auditioner will read cold from the script. Call (509) 325-1413 or visit www.spokanecivictheatre.com.
Classes and workshops
Corbin Art Center Classes – Painterly Painting in Watercolor – March 7, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., $25. Versatile Acrylics – March 7, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., $25. All classes are held at Corbin Art Center, 507 W. Seventh Ave. Preregistration required. Call (509) 625-6677 for information or (509) 625-6200 to register.
Fimo Clay Class – For children ages 8 and older, participants will create several animals out of Fimo clay to take home. March 14, 10 a.m.-noon; preregistration required by March 10. Cost: $20, includes materials. Artisans at the Dahmen Barn, 419 N. Park Way, Uniontown, Wash. Call (509) 229-3414 or visit www.artisanbarn.org to register or for more information.
Call for filmmakers/photographers
Our Kids: Our Business Film Festival – Seeking films and images that depict adults, families, and children interacting in a positive environment. Submissions will be displayed at a community event in April. Deadline for submissions is March 31. Packets are available at Gonzaga’s University’s CCASL offices and Crosby Student Center and various other community locations. Contact Mary Friar at (509) 323-5543 for more information.
Call for artists
Art on the Green Poster Contest – Artists invited to enter 2009 contest for annual Art on the Green festival in Coeur d’Alene. Winning poster design will be awarded $600, and used on T-shirts, pins, programs and festival literature. Art should be original work in finished form, but not framed. Include or allow space for the following information: 41st Annual Art on the Green, July 31 and Aug. 1 and 2, On the Grounds of North Idaho College, The Citizens’ Council for the Arts, and the CCA logo. Entries should be submitted by March 23 to the CCA office, Harding Center, 411 N. 15th St., Coeur d’Alene, or the offices of Flammia and Solomon, 317 Wallace Ave., Coeur d’Alene. Call (208) 667-9346.
27th Annual Inland Crafts – Accepting applications for jury. Heritage and original contemporary craft media artists, including photographers, are encouraged to apply. Applications should include six representational digital images (including an optional booth image), the jury application form, and a one-page resume. Application deadline is April 3; cost is $30. Show will be held Nov. 6-8 at the Spokane Convention Center. Visit www.zapplication.org to apply; for information, call (509) 995-7956 or e-mail email@example.com or see www.inlandcrafts.org for more information.
Chase Gallery All-Media Juried Show – Seeking artists to participate in the show, July 7-Aug. 28 at the Chase Gallery, City Hall, 808 W. Spokane Falls Blvd. Participants can obtain a prospectus at the Chase Gallery, at www.spokanearts.org/hottopics.aspx, or by e-mailing firstname.lastname@example.org. Entry fee $25; applications due by 5 p.m., April 10. Call (509) 625-6050.
2009 Moscow Art Walk Brochure – Open to artists who have officially participated in the Art Walk within the last two years. A jury panel will select one artist to receive $500 from the City of Moscow to create an original work of art for the cover of the brochure. Application deadline is April 17, 5 p.m. Contact Kathleen at kburns@ci,Moscow.id.us, or Keely at (208) 883-7036 or email@example.com, or visit http://moscow-arts.org/artwalk.html.
Call for musicians
Artists Loose on the Palouse – Seeking amateur accordion, harmonica or ukulele players to participate in a talent show during the July 25 event. Prizes will be awarded. Call Elaine at (509) 747-6294.
Call for writers
On Sacred Grounds Writers’ Club – Looking for writers to submit work for a short-story anthology called “Conversations over Coffee.” Call Elaine at (509) 747-6294.
Deadline to submit items is noon on the Friday before publication. Send information to Libby Fisher, Arts Calendar, Features Dept., P.O. Box 2160, Spokane, WA 99210 or e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.