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Coeur d’Alene Summer Theatre – Adult Auditions – Saturday, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., North Idaho College, Boswell Hall, Schuler Auditorium, 1000 Garden Ave., Coeur d’Alene. Auditioners should prepare two contrasting songs (16 bars, or about one minute each) and be prepared to dance if asked. Headshots and resumés should be e-mailed to Applicants will be contacted to set up an audition time. (208) 769-7780,

“The Full Monty” – Spokane Civic Theatre, Monday-Tuesday, 6:30 p.m., 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 Workshops – Wool Felting (No Knit): Today, 6-8 p.m., $30. Beaded Cuff Bracelet: Saturday, 1-4 p.m., $45. Fused Glass Bracelet, Pendant and Earrings: Tuesday, 6-8 p.m., $40. Microscope Slide Character Pin: March 24, 6-8 p.m., $30. Fused Glass Pendants and Earrings: March 25, 1-3 p.m., $35. Rounder Soldered Pin: March 26, 1-3 p.m., $25. Classes are held at a private home studio, 4225 N. G St. All supplies are included. (509) 327-3726,

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

African Dance Workshops – In conjunction with the Pan African Drum and Dance Ensemble performance Tuesday at Washington State University. Malian dance workshop Monday, 4-5:50 p.m., WSU Dance Studio, Daggy Hall; Ghanian dance workshop Wednesday, 6-7:30 p.m., Spectrum II Art and Dance Studio, Moscow, Idaho. $15 per workshop, can be paid at the door. (509) 335-1151

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.,

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,,

Spring Art Classes for Seniors – Watercolor Lifting and Mixing: Achieve specific effects using masking and a simple proportion method. April 1, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., at Spokane Valley Senior Center, 2426 N. Discovery Place, Spokane Valley, $15. Watercolor Contemporary Applications: Impact comes with dynamic shapes and color combinations. Mondays, April 4-June 13, 9 a.m.-noon at Holman Gardens, 12912 E. 12th Ave., $59. Oil Painting: Learn different techniques for painting with oil. For experienced and beginning painters. Mondays, April 4-May 2, 1-4 p.m., Hillyard Senior Center, 4001 N. Cook St., $33. Open Art – Multimedia: Use medium of your choice with instructor assistance as needed. Mondays, April 4-June 13, 1-4 p.m., Holman Gardens, $59.

Back to Basics Drawing Techniques Class – Artist Carrie Vielle will lead a one-day workshop for students ages 16 years and older on April 2, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. List of materials to bring is posted on the calendar listing at Cost is $60, preregistration is required by March 30. Held at Artisans at the Dahmen Barn, 419 N. Park Way, Uniontown, Wash. Call (509) 229-3414 for more information.

Engaging the Artist Way – Students work through a provocative and inspiring book in this opportunity to grow as spiritual and creative individuals. Six-week series Saturdays, May 7-June 25, 9:30-11 a.m. at St. Joseph Family Center, 1016 N. Superior St. Cost is $10 per session or $55 per series. (509) 483-6495, ext. 133;


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. Today, 6:30-9:30 p.m. at the Lutheran Church of the Master, 4800 N. Ramsey Road. Visitors welcome. (208) 762-0976

Riverridge Art Association – New members welcome. Wednesday, 10:30 a.m. at Spokane Art Supply, 1303 N. Monroe St. (509) 465-0369

Call for artists

Chase Gallery All Media Juried Art Show – May 5-June 24 at the gallery in the lower level of Spokane City Hall, 808 W. Spokane Falls Blvd. Prospectus can be found at Submission fee is $30; registration deadline is Friday, 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 Monday. 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

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 Wednesday. (208) 883-7036,,

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,

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,

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,,

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

Call for writers

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