“Anne of Green Gables” – Theater Arts for Children, Sunday-Monday, 6:30 p.m., 10814 E. Broadway Ave. (509) 995-6718, www.theaterartsforchildren.org
“Metamorphoses” – Spokane Civic Theatre, Jan. 24-25, 6:30 p.m. on the Main Stage, 1020 N. Howard St. Needed: five women and five men appearing ages 18-60. Auditioners are expected to cold read from the script; the ability to swim, hold your breath and open your eyes underwater is a must for most characters. (509) 325-2507, www.spokanecivictheatre.com
Classes and workshops
The Art Coop Classes – Microscope Slide Inchie Love Pins: Today, 6-8 p.m., $25. Fused Glass Pendants and Earrings: Saturday, 1-3 p.m., $35. Hanging Mosaic Plaque, Feelings: Two-part class is Monday and Jan. 17, 6-9 p.m., $40. Love Frame Canvas: Two-part class is Wednesday and Jan. 19, 6-9 p.m., $45. Wild Woman Pin: Jan. 14, 6-8 p.m., $25. Wacky Hats: Jan. 22, 1-3 p.m., $25. Fused Glass Bracelet, Pendant and Earrings: Jan. 25, 6-8 p.m., $40. Wool Felting (No Knit): Jan. 28, 6-8 p.m., $30. Fused Glass Heart Shapes: Jan. 30, 1-3 p.m., $35. (509) 327-3726, www.theartcoop.net
Tinman Too Classes and Workshops – It’s Claytime: For ages 4-6, students make a clay bowl or case using coils and balls of clay. Two-part class is Saturday, 10-11:30 a.m., and Jan. 15, 10-11 a.m., $12. Winter Art Sampler: For ages 4-7. Jan. 11, 18 or 25, 4-5:30 p.m., $12. Drawing Methods: For ages 8-12. Jan. 14, 21 or 28, 4-5:30 p.m., $12. Monster Pop-Up Book: For all ages. Jan. 15, 1-3 p.m., $15. Color Monoprints with Margot: For all ages, develop your own personal imagery and patterns, Jan. 29, 1 p.m., $15. Preregistration required. 809 W. Garland Ave. Call (509) 325-3001 to register.
Winter Art Classes for Seniors – Oil/Acrylics Fruit and Lace: Paint intricate patterns of lace under fruit and their shadows. Saturday and Jan. 15, 10:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Spokane Art Supply, 14401 E. Sprague Ave., $23. Oil Painting: For experienced artists or beginners, complete at least one painting in this five-week session. Mondays, Jan. 10-Feb. 14, 1-4 p.m., Hillyard Senior Center, 4001 N. Cook St., $33. Drawing Basics: Strengthen your observational skills and broaden your understanding of the drawing process through examining composition, value studies, line, and texture. Mondays, Jan. 10-March 14, 1-4 p.m., Spokane Valley Senior Center, 2426 N. Discovery Place; Tuesdays, Jan. 11-March 29, 10 a.m.-noon, Corbin Senior Activity Center, 827 W. Cleveland Ave.; or Tuesdays, Jan. 11-March 15, 9 a.m.-noon, CenterPlace, 2426 N. Discovery Place, Spokane Valley. Cost is $49 for Monday sessions, $41 for Tuesday sessions at Corbin Senior Center and $59 for Tuesday sessions at CenterPlace. Acrylic Painting: For experienced artists or beginners. Tuesdays, Jan. 11-March 29, 3:30 p.m., or Thursdays, Jan. 13-March 31, 9 a.m.-noon, at Corbin Senior Activity Center, $51 for Tuesday sessions, $59 for Thursday sessions. Ceramics: Paint on greenware and create special pieces for yourself or as gifts. Tuesdays, Jan. 11-Feb. 15, 9:30 a.m.-noon or 12:30-3 p.m., Hillyard Senior Center, $36 for either session (paint and firing fee is $7). Watercolor Made Simple: Learn quick, easy basics of creating watercolor paintings. No experience necessary, all materials supplied. Jan. 14, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Spokane Valley Senior Center, $29. Watercolor Foundations: Compose a sketch with shapes, arrange them to create interest and balance, focus on lights and darks of your composition, mix colors and use various watercolor techniques. Wednesdays, Jan. 12-March 16, noon-3 p.m., Northwest Christian School, 1412 W. Central Ave., or Thursdays, Jan. 13-March 24, 1-4 p.m., Spokane Valley Senior Center, $59 for either session. China Painting: Explore basic techniques and use various brushes and paints, for beginner or intermediate painters. Wednesdays, Jan. 12-March 16, noon-3 p.m., Hillyard Senior Center, $59. (509) 279-6027, email@example.com
Ballroom Dance Lessons – Four-week course taught by professional dance instructor Ken Smith, including fox trot/swing, rumba/cha cha, waltz and nightclub two-step. Sundays, 2-3:30 p.m., beginning Sunday at the Cutter Theatre, 302 Park St., Metaline Falls, Wash. Cost is $68 per couple or $36 for singles for all four lessons. Call (509) 446-4108 to register and for more information.
Arts Alliance Classes – Youth Classes – Drawing FUNdamentals: For ages 8-12, Mondays, 3:30-5 p.m., $35. Soldered Silver Jewelry: For ages 14-18, Mondays, Jan. 24 and 31, 6-8 p.m., $45. 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. Beginning Stained Glass: For ages 13-18, Wednesday, 3-5:30 p.m., $45. Handmade Artist Books: For ages 8-12, Thursdays, 3:30-5 p.m., $35. Classes are held Monday through Feb. 12 at the Arts Alliance Studio, 308 Sixth Ave., Sandpoint. (208) 265) 2787, firstname.lastname@example.org
Arts Alliance Classes – Adult Classes – For ages 17 and older. Beginning Watercolor: Jan. 15, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., $75. Beginning Stained Glass: Saturdays, 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m., $120. Advanced Stained Glass: Saturdays, 1-3:30 p.m., $135. Adult Workshops – Glass Nugget Jewelry: Jan. 19, 5-8 p.m., $45. Pottery Wheel Play: Feb. 3, 6-8 p.m., $20. Needle Felted Purse and Wrist Warmers: Feb. 3, 5:30-8:30 p.m., $45. Pine Needle Baskets: Feb. 5, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., $45. Etched Silver Pendant: Feb. 7, 6-8:30 p.m., $65. Classes are held Monday through Feb. 12 at the Arts Alliance Studio, 308 Sixth Ave., Sandpoint. (208) 265-2787, email@example.com
Painting and Mixed Media Camp – For ages 6-11. Learn the fundamentals of painting and mixed media design: mixing colors, washes, resists, brush techniques and more. Jan. 17, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Corbin Art Center, 507 W. Seventh Ave. Cost is $29. Call (509) 625-6200 or visit www.spokaneparks.org to register and for more information.
Creative Art – For ages 3-5. Kids will enhance small motor skills and spark their imagination by making art with creative mediums (clay, paint, glue and more). Tuesdays, Jan. 18-March 1, 9:30-10:30 a.m., Corbin Art Center, 507 W. Seventh Ave. Cost is $49. Call (509) 625-6200 or visit www.spokaneparks.org to register and for more information.
Children’s Creative Theatre – For ages 3-5. Children will gain self-confidence while learning the basics of performing group skits, prop building and costume making. Tuesdays, Jan. 18-March 1, 10:30-11:30 a.m., Corbin Art Center, 507 W. Seventh Ave. Cost is $49. Call (509) 625-6200 or visit www.spokaneparks.org to register and for more information.
Sing from the Heart Vocal Workshops – Adult classes are Wednesdays beginning Jan. 19 and running for eight weeks, 7-9 p.m., $235. Teen classes are Tuesdays beginning Jan. 18 and running for six weeks, 4-5 p.m., $115. Children’s classes are Thursdays beginning Jan. 20 and running for six weeks, 4-5 p.m., $115. All levels and popular styles are welcome. 3220 S. Grand Blvd. (509) 455-5931
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, Jewett House, 1501 Lakeshore Drive, Coeur d’Alene. Visitors welcome. (208) 762-0976
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
Call for artists
February Visual Arts Tour – Seeking participation from local galleries (nonprofit and for-profit), open studios, alternative spaces and businesses for the self-guided art walk Feb. 4-5. Registration and images, along with a check for $35, must be mailed or delivered to Spokane Art Supply, 1303 N. Monroe St., Spokane, WA 99201 by 5 p.m. on Friday. Registration forms and applications are available online at www.spokanearts.org/ hottopics.aspx and at www.downtownspokane.net; paper forms are available at Spokane Art Supply, Chase Gallery and Pottery Place Plus. Interested businesses or artists looking for venues to display their work can contact Leanne Sangster at (509) 456-0580, ext. 102, or lsangster@downtown spokane.net. For all other inquiries contact Craig Marshall at (509) 327-6622 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
“Raw Space” – Spokane Art Supply, Pacific Bridge Development and the Spokane Arts Commission present “Raw Space,” a non-juried community art exhibit as part of the Spokane Visual Arts Tour on Feb. 4-5 at Pacific Bridge Development, 32 W. Second Ave. Application deadline is Friday. Applications are available online at www.spokanearts.org/ hottopics.aspx and in the Chase Gallery, Pottery Place Plus and Spokane Art Supply. All artists are welcome to participate. Call Nan Drye at (509) 710-0362 or e-mail email@example.com for more information.
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.