Arts calendar


“A Little Murder Never Hurt Anybody” and “Beware the Man Eating Chicken” – Ignite! Community Theatre, Sunday, 6:30 p.m., Blue Door Theatre, 815 W. Garland Ave.; and Monday, 6:30 p.m., Central Lutheran Church, 512 S. Bernard St. Auditioners will read cold from the script. (509) 795-0004, ignitetheatre@comcast.net, www.ignitetheatre.org

Third” – North Idaho College, Monday-Tuesday, 6 p.m., Boswell Hall, Schuler Performing Arts Center. Needed: One man early 20s, one man 60-70, one woman early 20s and two women of middle age. Production dates are Feb. 16-25; community members are encouraged to audition. (208) 769-3220

“A Midsummer’s Night Dream” – Spokane Falls Community College Revelers, Nov. 28-29, 1 p.m., Spartan Theater, SFCC Humanities Building 5, 3410 W. Fort George Wright Drive. Auditioners should prepare a one- to three-minute monologue appropriate to the play. (509) 533-3592, billm@spokanefalls.edu

Classes and workshops

Tincan Workshops – Basic Video: Exporting and Uploading – How to best compress a video and still keep the quality, and use the Internet to share videos. Today, 2-3 p.m., or Monday, 5:30-6:30 p.m. Photoshop 101: How to use the different tools in the tool bar, layers, filters and more. Nov. 28, 1-2 p.m. All workshops are free and open to the public. Tincan, 1317 W. Second Ave. Call (509) 744-0972 or visit www.tincan.org to register or for more information.

Drawing Methods with Andrea Perry – Students learn a variety of drawing methods, including use of charcoals, pencils, color, pastels and composition. For ages 8-12. Fridays, 4 p.m., Tinman Too, 809 W. Garland Ave. Cost is $12 per class. (509) 325-3001, tinmanartworks@gmail.com, www.tinmantoo.com

Fall Leaf Painting – Use leaves to create a custom composition with crayons and watercolor. Includes instruction on observational drawing, composition and other arrangements, color mixing and watercolor techniques. For ages 8-12. Saturday, 1 p.m., Tinman Too, 809 W. Garland Ave. Cost is $10, plus $5 supply fee. (509) 325-3001, www.tinmantoo.com, tinmanartworks@gmail.com

The Art Coop Classes – Microscope Slide Fused Glass House Ornament: Sunday, 1-3 p.m., or Nov. 30, 6-8 p.m., $35 for either class. Necklace/Ornament: Monday, 6-8 p.m., $25. Fused Glass Jewelry: Tuesday, 6-8 p.m., $35. Open Studio for Past Fused Glass Students: Nov. 26, noon-6 p.m., $30 per card. Mosaic Winter Plaque: Two-part class is Nov. 28-29, 6-9 p.m., $40. Classes are held at a private home studio, 4225 N. “G” St. All supplies provided. (509) 327-3726, www.theartcoop.net

Let’s Paint with Tresia Oosting – Sculpture and mixed media painting classes for children ages 4-7. Each week will feature a different project. Tuesdays, 4-5 p.m. at Tinman Too, 809 W. Garland Ave. $10; preregistration required. (509) 325-3001, www.tinmantoo.com, tinmanartworks@gmail.com

Greencastle Soap Classes – Beginning Soap Making: Sandy Tarbox is offering a two-part soapmaking workshop Tuesday-Wednesday from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Students design their own fragrance and take home nearly 3 pounds of soap. Cost is $55. Call (509) 466-7223 or email sandy.tarbox@gmail.com for more information and to register. Explore the World of Soap and Color: Two-part soap making workshop is Dec. 6-7, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Students learn to make colored and swirled soaps using pigments, dyes and natural colorants. Cost is $55. Call (509) 466-7223 or email sandy@greencastlesoap.com for more information and to register. Morning Soap Making Class: Dec. 16-17, 9:30-11:30 a.m. Students design their own fragrance and take home nearly three pounds of soap. Cost is $55. Call (509) 466-7223 or email sandy@greencastlesoap.com for more information and to register. Classes are held at Greencastle Soap, 203 N. Stone St. Preregistration is requested for all classes. www.greencastlesoap.com

Wreath Making Workshop – New ideas for making beautiful holiday wreaths, traditional to contemporary, using a variety of seasonal greens and cones, berries and twigs. Students are asked to bring pruners, and four yards of ribbon for a bow and any of their own materials, if desired. Nov. 26, 9 a.m.-noon; Nov. 27, 1-4 p.m.; Dec. 1, 5-8 p.m.; Dec. 3, 9 a.m.-noon; Dec. 4, 1-4 p.m.; Dec. 6, 5-8 p.m.; Dec. 8, 5-8 p.m. Ritter’s Nursery and Florist, 10120 N. Division St. $32; preregistration required. Call (509) 467-5258 and ask for the Floral Department for more information and to register.

Mommy and Me Ornament – Create an original holiday ornament. Help your youngster squish special clay into a mitten or a freeform shape and then finish it up with paint. Nov. 26, 1 p.m., Tinman Too, 809 W. Garland Ave. Cost is $5. (509) 325-3001, www.tinmantoo.com, tinmanartworks@gmail.com.

Block of the Month Quilt Class – Participants bring their sewing machines and thread (or needle and thread) to make a single 8-inch quilt block which could be used to make a potholder, pillow top or table mat. Pattern and finishing instructions included. Nov. 30, 9 a.m., Corbin Senior Activity Center, 827 W. Cleveland Ave. Cost is $12; fabric provided and pre-cut for each person. (509) 327-1584, rentals@corbinseniorcenter.org, www.corbinseniorcenter.org

Blown Glass Holiday Ornament Workshop – For ages 16 and older. Learn how to draw molten glass from the furnace, apply color and decoration, and blow and shape your own ornaments. Dec. 3, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Artisans at the Dahmen Barn, 419 N. Parkway, Uniontown, Wash. Cost is $99, includes all materials. Students should bring sunglasses or safety glasses and a sack lunch. Preregistration required by Nov. 27. Call (509) 229-3414 or visit www.artisanbarn.org for more information and to register.

Call for artists

Moscow Arts Commission’s 10th Annual Winter Solstice Exhibition – Seeking original artwork in all mediums: painting, fiber art, photography, drawing, sculpture, ceramics, glass, wood, etc. Submission deadline is Nov. 30. Email dscallorn@ci.moscow.id.us or visit www.moscow.id.us/art/winterSolstice.aspx for an application; call (208) 883-7036 for more information.

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, www.spokanearts.org

Call for photographers

Spokane Ag Expo 2012 Photography Contest – Photographers are asked to submit entries depicting “Agriculture in the Inland Northwest.” Submission deadline is Nov. 30. Photographs will be displayed at Spokane Ag Expo 2010 at the Spokane Convention Center, Feb. 7-9, 2012. Contest rules and entry forms can be found online at www.agshow.org. Call (509) 321-3633 or visit www.agshow.org to register and for more information.

Call for musicians

Washington Idaho Symphony 2011-2012 Young Artists Competition – Eligibility limited to Pacific Northwest instrumentalists, singers and composers ages 14-30 by Jan. 28, 2012. Applications due by Nov. 28. Entrance fee is $30. (509) 332-3408, info@washingtonidahosymphony.org, www.washingtonidahosymphony.org

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

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 email to libbyf@spokesman.com.


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