November 5, 2009 in Features

Arts calendar



“Breakin’ Legs Comedy”– StageWest Community Theatre, Friday, 6-8 p.m.; Saturday, 1-3 p.m.; and Sunday, 3-5 p.m. at Emmanuel Lutheran Church, 639 Elm St., Cheney. (509) 951-1355,,

“Leader of the Pack”– Lake City Playhouse, Monday-Tuesday, 6:30 p.m., Harding Family Center, 411 N. 15th St., Coeur d’Alene. Auditioners should be prepared to sing a verse and chorus of a song, dance and perform cold readings from the script. (208) 661-6857, leaderofthepack2010@

“Finding Home”– North Idaho College, Tuesday-Wednesday, 7 p.m., in NIC’s Boswell Hall Room 001, 1000 W. Garden Ave., Coeur d’Alene. Needed: 25 people. Auditioners will read from the script, available in advance. (208) 769-3220

“Humbug”– Ignite Community Theatre, Nov. 12, 7 p.m., The Blue Door Theatre, 815 W. Garland Ave. Auditioners should be prepared to perform cold readings from the script. (509) 993-6540,,

Classes and workshops

The Art Coop Workshops Quilted Christmas Pins – Today, 2-4 p.m. or 6-8 p.m., $25. Artist Trading Card Night – Monday, 6-8 p.m., $15 for pizza and pop. Wild Women Pin – Nov. 13, 6-8:30 p.m., $25. All materials provided. Held at 4225 N. G Street (private home studio). (509) 327-3726,

Sing From the Heart Workshops Kids Classes – For ages 6-12, helps build confidence by working on musical creativity and self-expression. Thursdays through Dec. 10, 4-5 p.m., $115. Adult Classes – Four-week session for beginners or experienced singers ages 16 and older. Designed to enhance vocal technique, stage presence and individual style. Wednesdays, Nov. 18-Dec. 16 (no class Thanksgiving week), 7-9 p.m., $135. Workshops are at Manito United Methodist Church, 3220 S. Grand Blvd. (509) 455-5931

Make A Bracelet – With Sandy Mooney. Monday, 1-4 p.m. Cost is $30, includes all materials. Avenue West Gallery, 122 S. Monroe St. (509) 838-4999, (509) 456-3178,

The Cathedral Arts Workshop – Educational program offered by The Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist for ages 3 through adult. Classes include ceramics, watercolor, painting, drawing, photography and writing. Wednesdays through December at the cathedral, 127 E. 12th Ave. (509) 838-4277, cathedral_arts_workshop.php

Monoprinting Class – For youths in third grade or older. Students will make holiday cards using natural materials (leaves and pine needles), found objects (ribbons/lace) and cut-outs (snowflakes, pine trees, hearts). Cost is $15, includes all materials but children may bring their own found objects. Nov. 14, 9 a.m.-noon or 1-4 p.m. Preregistration required by Monday. Dahmen Barn, 419 N. Park Way, Uniontown, Wash. (509) 229-3414,


Idaho Writers League – Coeur d’Alene Chapter – Writers of all genres, teens through seniors, meet to exchange ideas and learn how to improve their craft. Wednesday, 9 a.m.-noon at the Jewett House, 1501 Lakeshore Drive, Coeur d’Alene. Visitors welcome. (208) 762-0976

Call for artists

The Lost Art of Handwriting – Seeking artwork of unique and artistic handwriting to be exhibited Nov. 20 through Jan. 8, 2010 at Third Street Gallery in Moscow, Idaho. Works must be able to be hung on a wall or displayed in a 13-inch-square. Submissions due by 5 p.m., Nov. 13. Visit trainingracing/marathon/ plans.asp for application forms and mail to 206 E. Third St., Moscow, ID 83843. (208) 883-7036,,

Holiday Arts and Crafts Bazaar – Seeking vendors to offer home or handcrafted items, artwork or baked goods Nov. 20-21 at Pend Oreille Playhouse Community Theatre and Events Center, 240 N. Union Ave., Newport, Wash. Spaces are available for $25 per day or $35 both days. (509) 671-3389

Japan Week Spokane Art Contest – Artists are invited to submit original work that represents the spirit of Japan, ancient or modern. Colors are limited to black and one other color of the artist’s choice; any size will be accepted but artwork will need to be formatted to insert size of 9 by 13 inches. Artist’s first and last name, phone number, address, and e-mail must be on the back of the submitted artwork. Winning design will receive $250 and be featured in Artist Spotlight section of Send submissions by Dec. 10 to Candie Faulhaber-Coker, Japanese Cultural Center at Mukogawa Fort Wright Institute, 4000 W. Randolph Road, Spokane, WA 99224., (509) 328-2971, ext. 223

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