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Tangled Roots Dance Studio Hip-Hop Team – Open audition for ages 12-17, Friday, 9 a.m. at 2324 E. Euclid Ave., Suite 106. Everyone is guaranteed a spot on the team. Auditioners learn a short choreographed piece to be performed in front of a panel of instructors, and also perform a freestyle piece that can include any style of hip-hop. Cost is $35. (509) 995-7677,,

Classes and workshops

Summer Art Classes for Seniors – Watercolor: Explore quick and easy techniques for beginning and advanced students to create everything from paintings to greeting cards. Thursdays, today-July 28, 9 a.m.-noon, $37. Watercolor Basics – and More: Learn fundamentals including tools, supplies, techniques, washes, handling the brush and paint, choosing a subject and designing the layout. Thursdays, June 30-Aug. 11, 1-4 p.m., $43. Spokane Valley Senior Center, Room 155. (509) 279-6027

The Art Coop Classes – Microscope Slide Necklace: Friday or July 1, 6-8 p.m., $25 for either class. Sun Dyeing (two silk scarves): Sunday, 1-3 p.m., $30. Fused Glass Jewelry: July 7, 6-8 p.m. $35-$40. Microscope Slide Character Pin: July 8, 6-9 p.m. $45. Wooden Assemblage: July 11-12, 6-9 p.m. Two-part class is $40. Mosaic Birdbath (12”): July 13-14, 6-9 p.m. $45. Mosaic Birdbath (16”): July 13-15, 6-9 p.m. $70. Sun Dying (Two Silk Scarves): July 17, 1-3 p.m. $30. Mosaic Bowling Ball/Boulder: July 18-20, 6-9 p.m. $70. Fused Glass Jewelry: July 24, 1-3 p.m. $35-$40. Wire Nest Necklace: July 26, 6-8 p.m. $25. Hanging Yard Art: July 29, 6-8 p.m. $25. Sun Dying (Two Silk Scarves): July 30, 1-3 p.m. $30. Classes are held at a private home studio, 4225 N. “G” St. All supplies are provided. (509) 327-3726,

Discover Your Inner Playwright – Facilitated by theater and arts-for-wellness professional Kate Hawkes. Participants write five- to 10-minute plays; no experience necessary. Sunday, 1 p.m. at OutSkirts: Hope Marketplace, 620 Wellington Place, Hope, Idaho. Cost is $50. (208) 264-5696,,

Spokane Civic Theatre Summer Camps – One-Week Camps: For students entering grades 3-6. “Harry Potter and The Secret Rehearsal,” Monday-July 1; “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory,” July 11-15; “Narnia: Prince Caspian,” July 18-22; “Harry Potter: On the Hogwarts Express,” July 25-29; “The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King,” Aug. 1-5. Morning sessions are 9-11 a.m., afternoon sessions are 1-3 p.m.; cost is $115 for either session ($230 for both). Elementary Set Making: For youth entering grades 3-6. Weeklong classes are held Monday-Friday, starting Monday through Aug. 5. $65/week. Drama Camp: For grades 7-12. Monday-Friday, July 11-22, 9 a.m.-noon or 1-4 p.m.; $195 for either morning or afternoon session. Spokane Civic Theatre, 1020 N. Howard St. Preregistration requested but not required. (509) 325-2507, ext. 406; academy@spokanecivic

The Lion’s Share Summer Drama Camps – “Narnia, The Voyage of the Dawn Treader”: Monday-July 1. “Harry Potter” Camp: Focuses on “The Sorcerer’s Stone,” July 11-14. Campers play drama games, do art projects and rehearse for a concluding workshop performance of scenes from the camp novel. Camps run 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m. at The Lion’s Share, 1627 N. Atlantic St. Cost is $100 for each camp, includes snacks, art supplies and the concluding performance. (509) 327-1113,

Christian Youth Theater Camps – Junior and Bitty Camps – Weeklong summer camps for ages 5-13 are held through Aug. 12. Workshops include voice, dance, and drama. Held at Lake City Community Church, 6000 N. Ramsey Road, Coeur d’Alene. Cost is $140 for campers ages 7-13 and $85 for campers ages 5-6, if registered by June 30 for July and August camps; after those dates, cost is $160 for ages 7-13 and $95 for ages 5-6 (includes a T-shirt and pizza on Friday). Teen Camps – July 25-29. Theme is “Wow! (World of A.L. Webber).” Workshops are led by local theater artists. Held at Salvation Army Kroc Center, 1765 W. Golf Course Road, Coeur d’Alene. Cost is $150 if registered by June 30, $175 after (includes T-shirt and pizza). (208) 765-8600,

Summer Arts Program For Youth – For ages 3-15. Class dates are Tuesday-June 30, July 5-7 and July 12-14. Sponsored by the Coeur d’Alene Arts Commission and held at Harding Family Center, 411 N. 15th St., Coeur d’Alene. Cost is $30 for each three-day, two-hour class and includes supplies. Class listings and registration forms are available at, by emailing or by calling (208) 676-9132.

Technology, Techniques and Tips – First class in this five-class series will cover free-motion embroidery of a cat using shadowing techniques. Advanced techniques for more experienced participants are provided. Wednesday, 11 a.m.-2 p.m., Sew Uniquely You, 10220 N. Nevada St. Cost is $100 for all five classes. (509) 467-8210

Introductory Bowl Turning Class – Learn to Turn Wood Bowls – Workshop for students with no experience working on a power lathe. July 2, 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m., at Artisans at the Dahmen Barn, 419 N. Park Way, Uniontown, Wash. Cost is $95 and includes all materials and use of a lathe. Preregistration required by Sunday. (509) 229-3414,

Holy Names Music Center – World Drumming Summer Camp – Learn African and Caribbean hand drumming and dancing, with an instrument-making workshop. July 5, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. and July 6-8, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., $225. Young Voices Sing – For ages 8-14. Learn basic singing technique and voice care, with ensemble and solo singing and repertoire preparation for auditions, culminating in a recital. July 5-9, 10 a.m.-noon, $125. Adult Chamber Music Weekend – Small and large ensembles will work on listening skills and score reading; open to strings, winds and piano. July 8-10, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., $120. 3910 W. Custer Drive. Call to register. (509) 326-9516

Dance Ballet Class – For ages 5-6. Participants learn classroom etiquette, basic positions and moves such as plies and releves. Wednesdays, July 6-27, 6-6:30 p.m. at A Time to Dance, 3815 N. Post St. $48. (509) 625-6200,

Making Earrings with Glass Beads and Wire – Jewelry artist Cyndi Faircloth will lead a workshop for ages 12 and older. July 9, 10 a.m.-noon, at Artisans at the Dahmen Barn, 419 N. Park Way, Uniontown, Wash. Cost is $20 and includes materials and tools. Preregistration required by today. (509) 229-3414,

Julyamsh Vision Seekers Youth Art Workshop – Classes include Mixed Media, Sculpting with Soapstone, and Beadwork. For ages 10-14. July 9, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., at the Jacklin Arts and Cultural Center, 405 N. William St., Post Falls. Cost is $30, includes lunch (turkey or ham sandwich). Preregistration required. (208) 457-8950,,

Alter This: An Altered Book Workshop – Recycle old books into works of art, for kids in fourth grade or older. July 9, 1 p.m., Spokane Valley Library, 12004 E. Main Ave., Spokane Valley, or July 30, 1 p.m., North Spokane Library, 44 E. Hawthorne Road. Free; materials provided. Spokane Valley Library, (509) 893-8400; North Spokane Library, (509) 893-8350; reading/literary_series.asp

Call for artists

J.F. Thamm Gallery – Call for artists to display work in the windows of the historic Hutton Building, 11 S. Washington St. (509) 868-7434,, www.artisatthehutton.

Artists Loose on the Palouse – Seeking photographers, painters, sculptors, fiber artists, multimedia artisans and crafters (sewing, jewelry, clothing) for the fifth annual arts and crafts fair July 22-24. Applications available at or at On Sacred Grounds: Art and Book Gallery, 12212 E. Palouse Highway. (509) 747-6294

Millwood Daze Art Festival – Fine artists and crafters are invited to enter their work in the second annual festival Aug. 27, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. A $75 booth fee must accompany all submissions. Art must be appropriate for the general public; submit five photos that best represent the artwork you intend to have in your booth. Entries will be notified of their acceptance. (509) 927-2222, (509) 863-8485

Call for nominations

City of Spokane Art Awards – The 20th Annual Arts Awards will be presented in six categories including Individual Artist; Arts Organization; Arts in Education; Individual Benefactor; Business Benefactor; and Arts Community Leadership. Nomination forms are available online at awards.aspx. Submission deadline is Aug. 12. (509) 625-6050

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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