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Arts Calendar

Thu., April 7, 2011


“West Moon Street” – Ignite Community Theatre, today, 7 p.m., Blue Door Theatre, 815 W. Garland Ave. Needed: four men and four women appearing ages 18-75. (509) 330-1066,

Classes and workshops

Painting to the Jazz Masters Capture their spirit in watercolor with local artist and jazz vocalist Kathleen Cavender. Today, 4 p.m., Holy Names Music Center, 3910 W. Custer Drive. $25. (509) 326-9516

Do-It-Yourself Art – Acrylic Painting: Three-part class on Mondays, April 11, 18, and 25, 5-6 p.m., $25. Bracelet and Earrings Jewelry Making: Monday, April 18 or April 25, 5-6 p.m., $15 for each one-hour class. On Sacred Grounds, 12212 E. Palouse Highway, Valleyford. Space is limited; preregistration encouraged. (509) 747-6294

Herbal Salve and Lip Balm Class – Learn to infuse oil with herbs and make your own salves and balms. Monday, 6 p.m., Greencastle Soap, 203 N. Stone St. $45. (509) 466-7223,,

A Field Guide to the Creative Process with Yarn: Weaving, Spinning, Knitting, Dying – Spokane Handweaver’s Guild presentation by fiber artist Sarah Swett. Tuesday, 6 p.m., St. Mark’s Lutheran Church, 316 E. 24th Ave. Reception follows. Free.

Beginning Bowl-Turning Class – One-day session will cover the basics including general wood shop and lathe safety; bowl design; choice of wood for turning; proper fastening of wood onto the lathe; and finishing. No experience necessary. April 16, 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m., Artisans at the Dahmen Barn, 419 N. Park Way, Uniontown, Wash. $95 (includes all tools and materials); preregistration required by Sunday. (509) 229-3414


The Spokane Novelists Group – Writers support/critique group, open to anyone with an interest in writing fiction. Participants should bring five to 10 pages to read aloud and six to eight copies for others to read along and critique. Saturday, noon, Spokane County Library, Argonne Branch, 4322 N. Argonne Road, Spokane Valley. (509) 590-7316

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

Evergreen Art Association – Seeking artists for open juried show April 15-30 in Newport, Wash. Works can be entered in seven categories: oil and acrylic; watercolor; pastel; drawing; mixed media; photography; sculpture. Entry deadline is Friday. Email or write to Evergreen Art Association, 205 N. Craig Ave., Newport WA 99156 for a prospectus and more information.

Inland Crafts – The jury is open for the 29th annual Inland Crafts sale and exhibit of fine contemporary crafts, Nov. 11-13 at the Spokane Convention Center. Application deadline is Monday. (509) 624-3751,

Artisans at the Dahmen Barn – Seeking artists using paper as a medium, including origami, embossing, papier mâché, sculpture or mixed media incorporating paper, for the fifth annual Demonstration Day on April 16. (509) 229-3655,,

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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