Entertainment briefs: Oct. 12

Local play auditions set

Open auditions for Disney’s “Beauty and the Beast” will be at 3:30 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 14, at The Theatre Project Stage, 835 N. 26th Street

Ages 16 and older need not prepare anything for the audition but should bring an audition form, available at http://www.TheatreProjectGJ.com. Tentative rehearsal schedule also is available online.

This is an adult community theatre production but will utilize a small youth chorus. Auditions for ages 6–15 years from 2–3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 14. Audition forms also are needed for youth auditions.

Call 261-5363 or visit the website for information. 

Grant workshop planned


The Artspace individual artist grant, Money for Artistic Development, encourages artists in their professional development.

To apply, go to http://www.artspacecolorado.org and download an application. The grant application must be postmarked no later than Dec. 5 to be eligible for review. Funds must be used in 2013 for art business related expenses including education, art making workshops, tools, materials, promotions or marketing.

A Grant Proposal Writing session will take place from 1–2:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 27, at Alpine Bank building, 225 N. Fifth St., Room 205. Cost is $10 for Artspace members and $20 for others. To RSVP for the workshop email .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) or call 640-8177 to leave a message.

Latimer House presents display


October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month and Hilltop’s Latimer House is presenting an informative and moving display through Tuesday, Oct. 30, in Mesa Mall’s Clock Court.

On the heels of more than 900 new domestic violence cases last year in Mesa County, The Latimer House display will provide important information concerning domestic violence along with take-away materials for those facing violence now or those who want to help.

Two large television screens will broadcast a video with domestic violence information as well as images from two of Latimer House’s successful events, the Real Men Speak Out Campaign and the Men in Heels Race.

Mesa Mall donated a kiosk for the display.

Students welcome at CMU arts open house


Colorado Mesa University’s art department will host an Open House for high school art students and their teachers and community members from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 18.

Along with a number of demonstrations, tours of the Fine Arts facilities and information on financial aid and scholarships, CMU and high school students will create a giant woodcut prints using a road roller. The completed prints will be on display in the University Center Art Gallery from Oct. 19 through Nov. 2.

The schedule for the open house is as follow: Check in, 9:30 a.m.; Big Pot Demo, 10 a.m.; Road Roller Printmaking, 10:30 a.m.; Fine Arts Building tours, noon; Foundry Pour, 12:30 p.m.; Art History, 1:30 p.m. Exquisite Corpse Drawing, 2 p.m.; CMU Art Club Show and Sale, 2 p.m.; Mini Animation Film Festival, all day.

Call 248-1833 for information.


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