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Classes and workshops

The Art Coop Classes – Wild Woman Pin: Friday, 6-8 p.m., $25. Wire Nest Necklace: Tuesday, 6-8 p.m., $25. Decorated Cigar Box: Jan. 20, 6-9 p.m., $35. Microscope Slide Inchies: Jan. 22, 1-4 p.m., $35. Held at a private home studio, 4225 N. “G” St. All supplies provided. (509) 327-3726, www.theartcoop.net

Great Art Adventures Classes – Acrylics: Explore composition, layout and the use of color. Held Thursdays, today-March 1, 9 a.m.-noon, at Corbin Senior Activity Center. Cost $72. Collage: Use traditional and contemporary mixed media, found objects and your imagination. Learn the creative process and create art works. Thursdays, today-March 1, 1-4 p.m., at Corbin Senior Activity Center. Cost is $72. Call (509) 279-6027 or email kmurray@iel.spokane.edu for more information about any class.

Pottery Classes for Adults – Hand-building: offers basics of hand-building. Thursdays, today-March 1, 6-8 p.m.; Saturdays, Jan. 14-March 3, 10 a.m.-noon. Cost is $110. Wheel Throwing – All Levels: Thursdays, today-March 1, 3:30-5:30 p.m.; or Fridays, Jan. 13-March 2, 3:30-5:30 p.m. Cost is $110 plust $15 lab fee. at Spokane Potters Guild, 1404 N. Fiske St. Call (509) 279-6030.

Soapmaking 101 Workshop – Two-day workshop explores the art of making fine handcrafted soap. Participants make and take home approximately 4 pounds of soap. For ages 15 and older. Saturday, 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., and Sunday, 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., at Sun People Dry Goods, 32 W. Second Ave., Suite 200. $55. Preregistration required. Visit www.sunpeopledrygoods.com to register and for more information.

Oil Painting Workshops – Introductory classes help students learn how to get started with oils. Students paint and take home their completed painting the same day. All supplies are included with $5 supply fee. Landscape I - Saturday, 9 a.m.-noon for ages 8-12; , 1-4 p.m. for adults. $25. Call (509) 863-8485 or visit www.pameesart.com to register and for more information.

Meetings

Spirit of Spokane Chorus – Currently recruiting new members. Learn songs and get a chance to perform with the group beginning Tuesday through April. Sweet Adeline chorus meets Tuesdays at 6:45 p.m., at Opportunity Presbyterian Church, 202 N. Pines Road, Spokane Valley. Visit www.spiritofspokanechorus.org for more information.

Call for artists

Arts and Travels Exhibit – The City of Moscow and the Moscow Arts Commission are currently accepting submissions from local and regional artists for the Arts and Travels Exhibit. Theme of the exhibit is to showcase works from travel destinations (both near and far). Applications due Jan. 23. Email dscallorn@ci.moscow.id.us, call (208) 883-7036, or visit www.ci.moscow.id.us/art for an application and more information.

Artisans at the Dahmen Barn - Seeking artists working in any medium to teach workshops to either children or adults in 2012.  Sessions are designed by the artist and can be one day or multiple days.  Contact Leslee Miller for more information at info@artisanbarn.org or (509) 229-3655.

Spokane Convention Center Art Project – The Public Facilities Board and Spokane Arts Committee will commission an artist or artist team to create a work to enhance the site improvements at the Spokane Convention Center for several indoor locations. Total project budget will be $45,000. Visit www.callforentry.org to submit qualifications. Application deadline is Jan. 20. Call (509) 625-6050 or email kmobley@spokanecity.org for more information.

Call for playwrights

Ignite! Community Theatre’s Playwright’s Booklight Showcase – Playwrights living within a 75-mile radius of Spokane are invited to submit their original works to be considered for presentation in a readers’ theater format. Submit two printed copies of each play along with a submission form to Playwright’s Booklight Showcase, P.O. Box 9958, Spokane WA, 99202. Deadline for submission is Jan. 31; no fees. (509) 795-0004, ignitetheatre@comcast.net

Pend Oreille Players Association Third Annual One

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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