February 3, 2011 in Features

Arts calendar

 

Auditions

“The Merchant of Venice” – Ignite Community Theatre, today, 7 p.m., Blue Door Theatre, 815 W. Garland Ave. Needed: nine men and three women appearing ages 18-65. Auditioners should be prepared to read cold from the script. (509) 330-1066, www.ignitetheatre.org

“As You Like It” – The Cutter Theatre is holding auditions for its spring production, today-Friday, 7 p.m. at the theater, 302 Park St., Metaline Falls, Wash. Audition materials can be picked up at the theater or downloaded at www.cuttertheatre.com. (509) 446-4108

“The Sisters Rosensweig” – Spokane Civic Theatre, Feb. 14-15, 6:30 p.m. at the Firth J. Chew Studio Theatre, 1020 N. Howard St. Needed are three women and three men appearing 40-60; one woman appearing age 17; one man appearing age 20. (509) 325-2507, www.spokanecivictheatre.com

“The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe” – Pend Oreille Players, Feb. 15-16, 6:30-8:30 p.m. at the Pend Oreille Playhouse, 240 N. Union Ave., Newport, Wash. Auditioners should arrive by 6:30 p.m. and be prepared to stay until the end. Auditions will consist of reading from the script as well as demonstrating stage movement. (208) 437-1060, deeann@boydston.us

“Dearly Departed” – Lake City Playhouse, Feb. 21-22, 6:30 p.m., The Harding Family Center, 411 N. 15th St., Coeur d’Alene. (208) 667-1323

Classes and workshops

The Art Coop Classes – Love Frame: Today, 1-5 p.m., $45. Fused Glass Ornament: Love Your House – Saturday, 1-3 p.m., $35. Fused Glass Pendants and Earrings: Monday, 6-8 p.m., $35. Quilted Heart Pin/Ornament: Wednesday, 6-8 p.m., $25. Round Soldered Pin – Feb. 11, 6-8 p.m., $25. Wacky Hats – Feb. 12, 1-3 p.m., $25. Wool Felting (No Knit): Feb. 16, 6-8 p.m., $30. Microscope Slide Character Pin: Feb. 17, 1-3 p.m., $30. Fused Glass Shamrocks: Feb. 18, 6-8 p.m., $35. Wild Woman Pin: Feb. 23, 1-3 p.m., $25. Fused Glass Bracelet, Pendant and Earrings: Feb. 27, 1-3 p.m., $40. All supplies provided. Classes are held at a private studio, 4225 N. G St.. Call (509) 327-3726 or visit www.theartcoop.net to register and for more information.

Arts Alliance Classes – Adult Classes – For ages 17 and older. Pottery Wheel Play: Today, 6-8 p.m., $20. Needle Felted Purse and Wrist Warmers: Today, 5:30-8:30 p.m., $45. Pine Needle Baskets: Saturday, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., $45. Etched Silver Pendant: Monday, 6-8:30 p.m., $65. Classes are held at the Arts Alliance Studio, 308 Sixth Ave., Sandpoint. (208) 265-2787, artsalliance@sandpoint.net

Arts Alliance Classes – Adult Classes – For ages 17 and older. Pottery Wheel Play: Today, 6-8 p.m., $20. Needle Felted Purse and Wrist Warmers: Today, 5:30-8:30 p.m., $45. Pine Needle Baskets: Saturday, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., $45. Etched Silver Pendant: Monday, 6-8:30 p.m., $65. Classes are held at the Arts Alliance Studio, 308 Sixth Ave., Sandpoint. (208) 265-2787, artsalliance@sandpoint.net

Greeting Card Workshop – For adults, with Melinda Melvin. Students learn how to color paper, stamp and emboss, cut mats, layer and work with paints. Saturday, 1 p.m., Tinman Too, 809 W. Garland Ave. Cost is $25 (includes supplies); preregistration required by calling (509) 325-3001. www.tinmantoo.com, tinmanartworks@yahoo.com

Coeur d’Alene Summer Theatre Classes – Auditioning Workshop: For ages 3-5. Learn the nuts and bolts of auditioning for a professional or community theater. Students get an opportunity to perform for Artist Director Roger Welch using prepared material, and he will coach and give direction. Workshop also covers pictures, resumes, what to wear and how to prepare for an audition. Participants should bring sheet music for two songs, roughly 16 bars each. Saturday, 2-5 p.m., $35. Master Audition Class: For ages 16 and older. Class starts with a question and answer session, followed by each actor performing for Artist Director Roger Welch using their prepared material in a group format. Also covers pictures and resumes, what to wear and how to prepare. Participants should bring sheet music for two songs, roughly 16 bars each. Feb. 12, 2-5 p.m., $45. Schuler Performing Arts Center, Boswell Hall, North Idaho College, 1000 W. Garden Ave., Coeur d’Alene. Class sizes are limited. (208) 769-7780, www.cdasummertheatre.com

Art Time! – Classes for children ages 4-7, Tuesdays, 4-5 p.m. at Tinman Too, 809 W. Garland Ave. Each week will feature a different project. Cost is $10; preregistration required by calling (509) 325-3001. www.tinmantoo.com, tinmanartworks@yahoo.com

Arts Alliance Classes – Youth Classes –Mosaic Mural: For ages 11-18, Tuesdays and Thursdays, 3:30-5 p.m., free. Art Adventures: For ages 6-13, Wednesdays, 3:30-4:30 p.m., $10 per visit, $35 for five visits. Through Feb. 12 at the Arts Alliance Studio, 308 Sixth Ave., Sandpoint. (208) 265) 2787, artsalliance@sandpoint.net

It’s for Mom and Me: Be My Valentine – For ages 2-4. Students make four fun projects, including a heart bracelet, necklace, gift cards and more to give as gifts. Feb. 10 or 12, 9:30-11 a.m., Corbin Art Center, 507 W. Seventh Ave. Cost is $14. Call (509) 625-6200 or visit www.spokaneparks.org to register and for more information.

Valentine’s Cards and Keepsakes – For ages 3-5 and 6-11. Students will create three keepsakes with gift cards. Feb. 12, 9:30-11:30 a.m., Corbin Art Center, 507 W. Seventh Ave. Cost is $15. Call (509) 625-6200 or visit www.spokaneparks.org to register and for more information.

Oil/Acrylics – A Self Image – For seniors. Choose to paint a current you or a childhood you. Participants should bring a mirror or photo. Feb. 12 and 19, 10:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. at Spokane Art Supply, 14401 E. Sprague Ave., Spokane Valley. Cost is $23. Call (509) 279-6027 or e-mail kmurray@iel.spokane.edu to register and for more information.

“Etching on Plexiglass – A Printmaking Technique” – Class for students ages 10 and older, taught by Laurel Macdonald. Students work from drawings or photographs they bring and learn etching without using chemicals or acids. Feb. 19, 9 a.m.-noon at Artisans at the Dahmen Barn, 419 N. Park Way, Uniontown, Wash. Cost is $17. Preregistration required by Feb. 17; class size limited to 12 students. (509) 229-3414, www.artisanbarn.org

“Discover Charcoal, a Drawing Workshop” – Create beautiful, dramatic images in charcoal. Carrie Vielle will teach both direct (additive) and indirect (subtractive) methods using both black and white charcoal. Feb. 19, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at Artisans at the Dahmen Barn, 419 N. Park Way, Uniontown, Wash. Cost is $60 (see website for a list of materials students must bring); preregistration is required by Feb. 16. (509) 229-3414, www.artisanbarn.org

Fiber Art Workshop – For teenagers and adults. Create a landscape using fabric, ready to be matted and framed. Feb. 26, 1-5 p.m. at Artisans at the Dahmen Barn, 419 N. Park Way, Uniontown, Wash. Cost is $22 (see website for list of materials students must bring). Class size is limited to 10 students. Pre-registration is required by Feb. 24. Call (509) 229-3414 or visit www.artisanbarn.org to register and for more information.

Meetings

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

Art on the Green Poster Design Contest – The Citizens Council for the Arts invites artists to enter the poster contest for this year’s event. Entry deadline is March 21. Entries should be submitted to: Citizens Council for the Arts, in care of Law Offices of Flammia and Solomon, 317 Wallace Ave., Coeur d’Alene, ID 83814; or to: Citizens Council for the Arts, Harding Center, 411 N. 15th St., Coeur d’Alene, ID 83814. For more details and entry guidelines, see www.artonthegreen.org. (208) 667-8346

Call for performers

Folk Music Festival – Pend Oreille Playhouse Community Theatre is looking for singers/songwriters for a festival July 30-31. (509) 447-2750

One Act Play Festival – Pend Oreille Players Association is seeking original one-act plays for the 2011 festival. Open to all genres and ages; no previous playwriting experience or past production history is required. Mail three bound copies of each entry (more than one script may be entered) with all pages numbered and no author identification on the scripts or title page; a separate title page with author identification; and an introductory letter which includes name, address, phone number, e-mail address and a short biography to One Act Play Festival, in care of Pend Oreille Playhouse Community Theatre, 240 N. Union Ave., Newport WA 99156. Cost is $5 per script. Submission deadline is Feb. 15. mail@pendoreilleplayers.org, www.pendoreilleplayers.org

Washington State Kaleidoscope Festival – Spokane Civic Theatre is hosting the 2011 AACTFest competitions March 11-13 and looking for volunteers to work as timers, hospitality/greeters/green room, backstage crew, ushers/hosts/house managers. E-mail allyson@spokanecivic theatre.com.

Call for musicians

Holy Names Music Center Band – Adult and adult beginner musicians are encouraged to participate in the orchestra, choir and bluegrass band through the New Horizons Program. Orchestra is Tuesdays at 6:30 p.m.; choir is Wednesdays at 6:30 p.m.; bluegrass is Fridays at 7:30 p.m. Held at Mukogawa Fort Wright Institute, 3910 W. Custer Drive. $25; scholarships available. (509) 326-9516, Suzanne@hnmc.org

Moscow Farmers Market – Seeking solo or duet musicians to perform Saturdays, 11:45-1 p.m., May through October at the market, downtown in Friendship Square next to the Moscow Hotel. dscallorn@ci.moscow.id.us, (208) 883-7036

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 libbyf@spokesman.com.


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