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Arts Calendar


“Arsenic and Old Lace” – Pullman Civic Theatre, Friday, 7 p.m., and Saturday, 1 p.m., Nye Street Theatre, 1220 N.W. Nye St., Pullman. Needed: three women and 11 men. Auditioners must be age 15 or older. Script available for inspection at Neill Public Library. Call (509) 432-1462, visit, or e-mail

“Godspell” – Spokane Civic Theatre, Monday-Tuesday, 6:30 p.m., Firth J. Chew Studio Theatre, 1020 N. Howard St. Needed: five women and five men. Auditioners will be expected to perform a verse and a chorus from a contemporary musical in addition to cold readings from the script. Call (509) 325-1413 or e-mail

Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre School Summer Program – Feb. 13, 6 p.m., Ballet Arts Academy, 109 W. Pacific Ave. Required photos (posed in first arabesque): for females, full body shot in a black leotard, pink tights, and pointe shoes; for males, full body shot in black tights, a white T-shirt, white socks and shoes. Video auditions accepted in special circumstances. Application fee: $25. Call (412) 281-6727 or see

Classes and workshops

Corbin Art Center Classes Watercolor Basics – One-day workshops for teens and adults, supplies provided, bring a lunch, Friday-Saturday, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., $32. Painting Clouds in Oil – Feb. 5 and 12, 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., $25. Composition Essentials – For teens and adults, Feb. 6, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., $25. Pen and Ink with Watercolor– Feb. 21, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., $25. Painting Snow Scenes in Watercolor – Feb. 21, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., $39. Painterly Painting in Watercolor – March 7, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., $25. Versatile Acrylics – March 7, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., $25. All classes are held at Corbin Art Center, 507 W. Seventh Ave. Call (509) 625-6677 for information or (509) 625-6200 to register.

Introduction to the Encaustic Technique – Painting using bee’s wax and oil paints and pigments, taught by Guy Baldovi, for ages 16 and older, Saturday, 1-5 p.m., at the Dahmen Barn in Uniontown, Wash. Cost: $55, includes materials and tools. Call (509) 229-3414 or visit

Open Portrait Art Studio – Sponsored by the Colville Arts Foundation, Saturday, noon-3 p.m., at The Learning Center on Wynne Street in Colville. A live model will be available for unstructured portrait drawing; bring own easels and art supplies. Free for foundation members (annual memberships $35); nonmember cost is $7. Reservations recommended. Call (509) 936-1527 or visit

Adult Improv Classes – Beginning level, Tuesdays through March 3, 7-9 p.m., at the Blue Door Theatre, 815 W. Garland Ave. $25/class. Call (509) 747-7045, e-mail, or visit

Sandpoint Arts Alliance Workshops – Stained Glass Photo Frame, Wednesday and Feb. 11, 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m.; Pine Needle Baskets, Feb. 7, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Call (208) 265-4303 or e-mail

Sumi-e and Japanese Calligraphy – “Fun With The Brush,” Thursdays through Feb. 12, 10 a.m.-noon or 6-8 p.m., at Spokane Art Supply, 1303 N. Monroe. $15 per session. Call (509) 327-6622.

Quilting Class – For students 12 years and older, learn machine appliqué with textile artist Cheryl Greenstreet, Feb. 7, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Artisans at the Dahmen Barn, Uniontown, Wash. Cost: $30, includes some materials. Call (509) 229-3414 or visit

Call for writers

Lost Horse Press – Seeking submissions of poetry by and for those who have undergone violations of human rights as well as poetry that presents a larger vision of human rights. Send no more than three poems to: Human Rights Anthology, Lost Horse Press, 105 Lost Horse Lane, Sandpoint, ID 83864. Submissions must be postmarked by Friday and should include a self-addressed, stamped envelope and a cover letter. Call (208) 255-4410, e-mail, or visit

Deadline to submit items is noon on the Friday before publication. Send information to Sara Leaming, Arts Calendar, Features Dept., P.O. Box 2160, Spokane, WA 99210 or e-mail to
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