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“Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story” – Spokane Civic Theatre, Wednesday, 6:30-9 p.m., 1020 N. Howard St. Needed: three men, appearing ages 22-32. Auditioners will be expected to perform a verse and a chorus from a contemporary musical or a 1950s rock ’n’ roll song in addition to cold readings from the script (bring sheet music, accompanist provided). The ability to play a musical instrument is required for some roles and helpful for most; string players should bring their own instruments. (509) 325-2507,

“Nunsense” – Spokane Civic Theatre, July 20, 6:30 p.m., 1020 N. Howard St. Needed: one woman appearing age 20-30. Auditioners will be expected to perform a verse and a chorus from a contemporary musical and should bring their own sheet music (accompanist provided). Three to five years of ballet training is needed; pointe a plus. (509) 325-2507,

Classes and workshops

Art Coop Workshops – Fused Glass Pendants and Earrings: Today or July 25, 1-3 p.m., $30. Cement Leaves: Three-part class is Saturday, Monday and July 19, 6-8 p.m., $70. Mosaic Sunflower: Two-part class is Tuesdays, July 13 and 20, 6-9 p.m., $45. Mosaic Saucer/Birdbath: Two-part class is Wednesdays, July 14 and 21, 6-9 p.m., $45. Mosaic Bowling Ball or Boulder: Three-part class is Saturdays, July 17, 24 and 31, 1-4 p.m., $70. Wool Felting: With Lexie Biggs, July 16, 6-8 p.m., or July 27, 1-3 p.m., $30. Sun Dyeing: July 18, 1-3 p.m., $30. All supplies provided. Classes are held at a private home studio, 4225 N. ‘G’ St. Call (509) 327-3726 or visit to register and for more information.

Soapmaking with Aromatherapy – Learn soap making from scratch and aromatherapy do’s and don’ts while making your own customized bars and bath salts to take home. Saturday, 11 a.m.-2 p.m., Corbin Art Center, 507 W. Seventh Ave. Cost is $39. Call (509) 625-6200 or visit to register and for more information.

Social Networking on the Web for Artists – Creating a blog, writing styles and building traffic and connections. Saturday, 1-4 p.m., 1912 Center, 412 E. Third St., Moscow, Idaho. Cost is $25.

Christian Youth Theater – Spokane Summer Camp – “Shrek,” for ages 5-18, Monday-July 16, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., $175. Classes are held at 6205 E. Mansfield Ave., Spokane Valley. Call (509) 487-6540 or visit to register and for more information.

Summer Arts Program for Youth – Sponsored by the Coeur d’Alene Arts Commission. Classes for pre-kindergarten through 10th grade include drawing, painting, African batik, stage improv, cultural arts, construction/assemblage and collage, guitar, mosaics, book arts, arts and crafts, and rhythm and music. Tuesday-next Thursday at Harding Family Center, 411 N. 15th St., Coeur d’Alene. Cost is $30 (includes supplies and a snack)., (208) 676-9132

Summer Art Camp at the Dahmen Barn – For kids aged 7 to 14, Thursdays in July from 1 to 3:45 p.m. July 15, fused glass with Sherry Seeh and beading with Jeanne Leffingwell; July 22, paint a garden tool and make a wind chime with Carole Galloway and Katherine Clancy; July 29, shaving cream art with Jody Birk and clay beads with Judith Mavin. Artisans at the Dahmen Barn, Highway 195, 419 N. Park Way, Uniontown, Wash. $20 per day; registration required by prior Monday. (509) 229-3414,

Vision Seekers Youth Art Workshop – Interactive arts education retreat for local youth to experience Native American art and culture, including featherwork with Dave Browneagle, sculpting with soapstone by George Hill, acrylic painting with Ric Gendron and storytelling with Cliff SiJohn. For youth ages 10-14. July 17, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Jacklin Arts and Cultural Center, 405 N. William St., Post Falls. Cost is $30, includes lunch and supplies. Preregistration required; call (208) 457-8950.

Medieval Fantasy Camp – For ages 8-12. Learn jousting and Elizabethan accents while creating nations, costumes, artistic wares and more. Camp begins with a tour to the Northwest Renaissance Faire. July 19-23, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Minnehaha Park, East Euclid Avenue and North Havana Street. Cost is $149, includes USDA lunch and breakfast. Call (509) 625-6200 or visit www.spokaneparks.ogr to register and for more information.

Encaustic Painting Class – By regional artist Gloria de los Santos, for those with no experience in encaustics. July 26-27, 5-7:30 p.m. at NEWAARTS, 260 N. Oak St., Colville. Cost is $55 (includes supplies). Preregistration requested by July 20. (509) 690-0717

Summer Theatre Arts Camp – For youth ages 11-16. Covers acting, storytelling, monologue and scene writing, ballroom and world dance, mask making, puppetry and teamwork on stage. Two-week camp is held July 26-Aug. 6, Mondays-Fridays, 8:45 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Rockin’ B Ranch, 3912 Spokane Bridge Road. Cost is $450 per camper, and includes two juice and snack breaks each day, a complete lunch each day and all materials. (509) 993-7121,

Beginning Oil Paintings– For ages 10 and older, Saturdays in August, $55 (register by July 18). NEWAARTS, 260 N. Oak St., Colville. (509) 680-3443

Beginning Soap Making Class – Hands-on class teaches the basics of cold process. Participants design their own fragrance and take home more than 2 pounds of soap. Aug. 12-13 at Greencastle Soap, 203 N. Stone St. Cost is $45 (includes equipment and supplies). Call (509) 466-7223 or visit to register and for more information.

Pend Oreille Playhouse Association’s Music-Theater Summer Camp – Open to area youth, grades 5-12. Monday-Friday, Aug. 16-27; cost is $50, students bring sack lunches, snacks and beverages are provided. Space is limited; register at the Pend Oreille Playhouse, 240 N. Union Ave., Newport, Wash. or online at (509) 671-3389


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. Wednesday, 9 a.m.-noon at the Jewett House, 1501 Lakeshore Drive, Coeur d’Alene. Visitors welcome. (208) 762-0976

The Spokane Novelists Group – Writers support/critique group, open to anyone with an interest in writing fiction. Participants should bring 5 to 10 pages to read aloud and 6 to 8 copies for others to read along and critique. Saturday, noon, Spokane County Library, Argonne Branch, 4322 N. Argonne Road. (509) 590-7316

Call for artists

Jacklin Arts and Cultural Center – Gallery will feature American Indian artists and Western art, July 16-Aug. 13. Contact Louise Telford at (208) 457-8950 or for consideration. For more information, visit

11th Annual South Perry Street Fair and Parade – Seeking artists, musicians and craftspeople for July 17 event. Contact Heidi at or (509) 536-5516 or visit for entry forms and more information.

32nd Annual Betty Bowen Award – Visual artists working in Washington, Oregon or Idaho are invited to apply for the Seattle Art Museum’s annual award. Applications are available at Cost to apply is $10. Entries must be submitted online by Aug. 1. bettybowen, bettybowen@seattleartmuseum .org.

Bluewaters Bluegrass Festival Accepting applications from vendors and artisans with unique crafts and artwork for this year’s festival, Aug. 6-8 at Waterfront Park in Medical Lake., (509) 869-0252

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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