March 10, 2011 in Features

arts calendar



Coeur d’Alene Summer Theatre – Children’s Auditions – Friday, 3:30-8 p.m. Headshot and audition application required. Auditioners should prepare a one-minute or 16-bar song and bring sheet music. Adult Auditions – March 19, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Auditioners should prepare two contrasting songs – 16 bars or about one minute each – and should be prepared to dance if asked. Headshots and resumes should be e-mailed to Auditioners will be contacted to set up an audition time. North Idaho College, Schuler Auditorium, Boswell Hall, 1000 Garden Ave., Coeur d’Alene. (208) 769-7780,

“You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown” – The Cutter Theatre, Friday at 7 p.m. and Saturday at 2 p.m., at 302 Park St., Metaline Falls, Wash. Looking to cast male and female actors only young at heart. (509) 446-4108

“Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs” – Spokane Children’s Theatre, Sunday-Monday, 6 p.m. at St. Aloysius School, 611 E. Mission Ave. Needed: approximately 25 children, teens and adults ages 8 and older. Auditioners will be expected to sing a one-minute song using a CD and accompaniment or sheet music and wear comfortable clothing and shoes for movement/dance auditions, and will read from a script., (509) 328-4886

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

“Got Talent Spokane?” – Auditions will be March 18 and possibly March 19 for this new talent contest for amateur performers of all types (must not have received compensation for their act as defined by the IRS). Twelve finalists will compete for cash prizes up to $1,250 on April 9 at the Bing Crosby Theater. Application deadline is Tuesday. For applications and more information see or visit Mountain Gear, 2002 N. Division St.

“The Full Monty” – Spokane Civic Theatre, March 21-22, 6:30 p.m. at the Firth J. Chew Studio Theatre, 1020 N. Howard St. Needed: seven women, one boy, nine men and an ensemble of five men and three women. This production will contain adult language and situations as well as partial nudity and is intended for mature audiences. (509) 325-2507,

“Frost/Nixon” – Spokane Civic Theatre, March 29, 6:30 p.m., and April 2, 3 p.m. at the theater, 1020 N. Howard St. Needed: two women appearing ages 25-75 and eight men appearing ages 25-75. Auditioners should be prepared to read cold from the script. (509) 325-2507,

“Cinderella” – Pend Oreille Playhouse, March 29, 6:30 p.m. and April 2, 3 p.m., 240 N. Union Ave., Newport, Wash. Performances in June. (509) 447-0706,

Classes and workshops

The Art Coop March Workshops – Microscope Slide Necklace: Friday, 6-8 p.m., $25. Hanging Mosaic Plaque: Feelings: Two-part class is Sunday and March 20, 1-3 p.m., $40. Wool Felting (No Knit): March 17, 6-8 p.m., $30. Classes are held at a private home studio, 4225 N. G St. All supplies are included. (509) 327-3726,

Acrylic Painting Workshop with Ric Gendron – For adults. Participants should bring canvases and paints (supply list available, no supplies are provided). Saturday, 10 a.m. at Tinman Gallery, 811 W. Garland Ave. Cost is $30; preregistration required by Friday. (509) 325-1500,,

Auditioning for Adults - For ages 17 and older. Learn how to prepare for auditions, list experience and conflicts, conduct yourself professionally and be effective at cold readings. Saturday, 1-4 p.m., Lake City Playhouse, 1320 E Garden Ave., Coeur d’Alene. Preregistration required. (208) 667-1323

Drawing Class with Gloria de los Santos – For children ages 8-13. Saturday, 1-2:30 p.m. at NEWAArts Gallery, 130 S. Main St., Colville. $27.50. (509) 685-9000,,

“Fuel Your Creativity” Workshop – This workshop is about the creative process and how to live a life full of creativity. Participants will learn about inspiration, vision, how to get unstuck, fear of failure and fear of success. Sundays, March 13-April 3 at 1717 W. 10th Ave. Cost: $160 per person, $300 per couple (RSVP required). (509) 868-3684,

Adult Artscape Classes – Three-part session includes “Knitting for Beginners,” Monday, students learn to make a “chunky love scarf” after learning the basics. Mondays, March 14, 21 and 28, 3:15-5:15 p.m. at The Cutter Theatre, 302 Park St., Metaline Falls, Wash. Cost for all three classes is $30; all supplies and tools are provided. (509) 446-4108,

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.,

Christian Youth Theater-North Idaho Spring Classes – Spring session of classes for children 6 to 18 begins Tuesday and March 17 from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. at Christ the King Lutheran Church, 1700 E. Pennsylvania Ave., Coeur d’Alene. Courses include: Drama 101, Dance 101, Voice 101 and a variety of specialty classes including Theater Dance, Improvathon, Technical Theater and more. All students perform in a showcase at the end of the session. (208) 765-8600,,

Watercolor Class with Ann Nelson – For students ages 10 and up. March 21, 3 p.m. at NEWAArts Gallery, 130 S. Main St., Colville. $45. (509) 685-9000,,

Introduction to Pastels with Lacie Abell – March 25, 10 a.m. at NEWAArts Gallery, 130 S. Main St., Colville. Cost is $75. (509) 685-9000,,

Pottery Class with Debbie McDowell – For students ages 10 years and up. March 25, 5 p.m. at NEWAArts Gallery, 130 S. Main St., Colville. Cost is $30. (509) 685-9000,,

Watercolor Workshop at Tinman – Weekend workshop for painters to refine their techniques or learn new ones. Begins March 26, 10 a.m. at Tinman Gallery, 811 W. Garland Ave. Cost is $50; preregistration required by March 25. (509) 325-1500,,


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

Fiber Art Show at the Jacklin Arts and Cultural Center – Artists wanting to show their quilts and other fiber art on March 18 in Post Falls should contact Louise at

Chase Gallery All Media Juried Art Show – May 5-June 24 at the gallery in the lower level of City Hall, 808 W. Spokane Falls Blvd. Prospectus can be found at Submission fee is $30; registration deadline is March 18, 5 p.m. (509) 625-6050,

Art on the Green Poster Design Contest – The Citizen’s 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, c/o 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 (208) 667-8346

Moscow Renaissance Fair Poster Contest – Open to anyone who wants to submit a poster entry, either computer-generated or more traditionally made. Guidelines and an entry form are available at and at BookPeople. Submission deadline March 26 at noon at BookPeople, 521 S. Main St., Moscow, Idaho. (208) 890-9430,

2011 Moscow Farmers Market Craft Jury – A jury committee will screen all new and previous craft vendors on March 26, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Applications are due by March 23. (208) 883-7036,,

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 April 11. (509) 624-3751,

Artists Loose on the Palouse – Seeking artists and crafters for the fifth annual arts and crafts fair held July 22-24. Call (509) 747-6294 or visit for more information.

Avenue West Gallery – Looking for artists to enter a painting and ceramics juried exhibition for August. Applications are available at the gallery, 122 S. Monroe St., or at (509) 838-4999

First Friday – Seeking artists whose work is ready to show in nontraditional venues such as coffee shops, wineries and other downtown businesses during self-guided monthly art walks. Referral opportunity only, venues are responsible for selecting their own artists. (509) 625-6079,

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

The Idaho Prize for Poetry 2011 – Lost Horse Press is announcing the Idaho Prize for Poetry 2011. All U.S. poets are eligible. Entries must be postmarked by May 15. Entry fee is $25. Visit for submission guidelines or e-mail for more information.

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,

Moscow Farmers Market – Seeking solo or duet musicians to perform Saturdays, 11:45 a.m.-1 p.m., May through October at the market, downtown in Friendship Square next to the Moscow Hotel., (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

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