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Arts Calendar

Thu., Sept. 30, 2010


“You’ll Shoot Your Eye Out, Kid!” – Spokane Children’s Theatre, Sunday, 2 p.m., and Monday, 6 p.m., St. Aloysius School, 611 E. Mission Ave. Needed: six teen to adult males, four teen to adult women, eight boys ages 8-12, six girls ages 8-12, and a boy age 6-7. No preparation necessary; auditions are cold readings from the script. www.spokanechildrenstheatre .org, (509) 328-4886

“Valley Ballyhoo” – Talent show auditions Oct. 9, 3 p.m. at the Cutter Theatre, 302 Park St., Metaline Falls, Wash. Auditions are held by appointment; applications must be submitted by Friday at the Cutter Business Office, by mail or by e-mail. Auditioners should come prepared to perform with any costumes, props and/or music they will be using. (509) 446-4108

“The Little Mermaid” – Theater Arts for Children, Oct. 10-11, 6:30 p.m. at the Spokane Valley Partners building, 10814 E. Broadway Ave., Spokane Valley. (509) 995-6718, media@,

Classes and workshops

Guitar Folksingers and Their Guitar Styles – Music appreciation/guitar instruction on popular folk/blues singers including Townes Van Zandt and Gordon Lightfoot. Eight-week class begins today and continues Thursdays, 6:30-8:30 p.m., at Southside Senior Activity Center, 31 E. 27th Ave. Cost is $51. (509) 625-600,

The Art Coop Classes - Mosaic Birdbath: Today, 6-9 p.m., $45. Wooden Assemblage: Two-part class is Saturday and Oct. 9, 1-4 p.m., $45. Quilted Pumpkin Pin: Tuesday, 6-8 p.m. $25. Microscope Slide Necklace: Oct. 7, 6-8 p.m., or Oct. 24, 1-3 p.m., $25. Fused Glass Pendants and Earrings: Oct. 10, 1-3 p.m., or Oct. 26, 6-8 p.m. $35. Held at a private home studio at 4225 N. G St. All supplies provided. (509) 327-3726,

Spokane Handweavers’ Guild Workshop – Theo Moorman Tapestry Technique, Saturday-Sunday, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. at Mukogawa Fort Wright Institute’s Cultural Center, 4000 W. Randolph Road. $50/both days (includes lunch). (509) 456-3178, (509) 535-1104,

Drawing and Painting Classes – Various ongoing weekly programs for ages 6-adult begin Monday and run through May at Spokane Art Supply, 1303 N. Monroe St., and Spokane Art Supply, 14401 E. Sprague Ave., Spokane Valley. (509) 230-1880,

World Drumming Classes – Ten-week class will be held Thursdays beginning Oct. 7, 5:30-6:30 p.m. Cost is $15/day. Holy Names Music Center, 3910 W. Custer Drive. (509) 326-9516

Greencastle Soap Making Classes – Making Herbal Salves and Lip Balm: Learn to infuse oils and make healing salves and lip balms. Oct. 8, 7 p.m., $35 (includes supplies). Beginning Soap Making: Hands-on class teaches the basics of cold process. Participants design their own fragrance and take home more than 2 pounds of soap. Oct. 12-13, Nov. 10-11 and Dec. 1-7, 7-9 p.m.; and Nov. 12, 7-9 p.m., and Nov. 13, 9 a.m.-noon, $55 (includes equipment and supplies). Greencastle Soap, 203 N. Stone St. (509) 466-7223,

Watercolor for Beginners and More – For ages 18 and older. All levels welcome. Oct. 9, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. at Corbin Art Center, 507 W. Seventh Ave. Cost is $29. (509) 625-6200,

Micro-Fiction Writing Workshop – For ages 14 and older. Learn to write complete “short-short” or “flash” fiction in just 100 words. Oct. 9 and 16, 10-11:30 a.m., Corbin Art Center, 507 W. Seventh Ave. Cost is $26. (509) 625-6200,

Malidoma World Drumming Classes – Afro-Cuban Drumming: Study the rhythms for the Conga drums from Africa to Cuba. Tuesdays, Oct. 12-Nov. 30, 6 p.m. West African Drumming: Explore this powerful style and play traditional rhythms on an African Djembe drum. Thursdays, Oct. 14-Dec. 2, 6 p.m. Middle Eastern Drumming: Experience the beautiful drums of the Middle East and learn to play ancient rhythms. Fridays, Oct. 15-Dec. 3, 6 p.m. Cost for each eight-week session is $90. No experience necessary, drums are provided. Malidoma World Drum and Dance Studio, 408 W. Third Ave. Register online at or by calling (509) 624-7573.

Jacklin Arts and Cultural Center – The gallery at JACC will feature artists working in a variety of mediums for its Entertaining Art Show, which opens Oct. 15. Artists interested in participating should call (208) 457-8950 or e-mail

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


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