PPT sets auditions for youth production

Published 12:00 am Friday, January 2, 2009

Piedmont Players Theatre announces auditions for the youth production of William Shakespeare’s “The Tempest” 4 p.m., Jan. 5 and 6, third floor rehearsal room at the Meroney Theater.
Show dates are Feb. 18-21.
Call 704-633-5471 or visit www.piedmontplayers.com for more information.
Call for art
Jan. 5 is the deadline to submit work for the upcoming art show “Transformation and Metamorphoses” to be on exhibit through Jan. 31 at the Looking Glass Artist Collective Gallery, 407 N. Lee St.
The show is open to all artists in all visual and vision-auditory media (as long as the apparati are self-contained). There is no fee charged to exhibit.
Membership in the artist collective is not required for submission, but for art sold in the show, members retain a higher percentage of the sale price than do nonmembers. Submission does not guarantee work will be shown for this exhibition.
Artists may make submissions by scheduling an appointment with the gallery curator, Eric Harris. Call 706-296-2782 or send e-mail to lookingglassartists@gmail.com.
Concert Choir
Concert Choir rehearsals resume Monday, Jan. 5 at St. John’s Lutheran Church choir room. The group meets Mondays 7:30-9 p.m.
The next concert, called “A Study in Languages” will be held May 1, 2009.
A simple audition will take place at first rehearsal.
For information, contact Music Director Dean Orbison, 704-433-8015.
Choral Society
The Salisbury-Rowan Choral Society will be accepting new members Jan. 6-13. No audition is required. Rehearsals are at 7 p.m. every Tuesday.
The upcoming concert is titled “In Our Time” and it’s a celebration of 20th and 21st century composers. It will be held on March 22, 2009, at 3 p.m.
The final concert of the season will be held on June 7 and is the annual pops show, titled “Voice Dance.”
The Choral Society invites anyone 16 years of age or older to join.
To inquire about joining, contact the Choral Society’s director, Damien Evans, at 704-224-7148 or SRCSdirector@gmail.com.
For more information visit www.SRChoralSociety.com.
Open painting studio
Patt Legg is now taking applications for her new Classical Painting Open Studio at Rail Walk Studios and Gallery.
Participants are invited to paint in a calm studio on their own time, with the expertise of an instructor at hand to help.
This opportunity is open to a limited number of students, Wednesdays and Thursdays only. There is a membership fee in advance.
For more information, call Legg at 704-857-0240 or 704-232-6000.