Casting calls: Creative opportunities
CASTING CALLS is a free listing of creative opportunities in our area that runs on a weekly Entertainment page. Items must include relevant dates to be run and MUST have an ending date. Items run as space allows. The deadline is the previous Thursday, by 8 a.m. Email is the best way to submit, firstname.lastname@example.org. Questions? Call 413-772-0261, ext. 276.
WENDELL FREE LIBRARY invites artists to submit applications for two-dimensional work to exhibit in the Herrick Meeting Room Gallery. Artists and crafters are invited to submit applications for showing small work separately or in combination with flat work in the gallery. Exhibitions run for two months. Applications accepted any time. Pick up a copy of the gallery policy/application at the library or download from www.wendellmass.us/index.php/policies.html. Library hours:Tuesday 3 to 6 p.m., Wednesday, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. and Saturday, 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
RIVERCULTURE is looking for art. Painting, video, performance, photography, sculpture, poetry, music and sound. Exhibit your current work, create new work or collaborate on a project. Spring Third Thursday Themes: Thursday, June 19, Knights Camera Action! A Medieval Festival and photo exhibition. Photographs will be hung in downtown businesses. The theme is open. Contact Suzanne LoManto with ideas. Modest money for materials available. 835-1390 or email email@example.com.
BERNARDSTON KIWANIS is seeking artists, craftspeople and food purveyors for its two-day Scarecrow in the Park event Oct. 25 and 26. In order to present an event that offers quality artwork and handcrafted items, the organizers are seeking artists in a wide variety of mediums. Booth fee for the two-day weekend is $40 per 10’ by 10’, and $65 for a 10’ by 20’ booth space. It is expected that artists will commit to the whole weekend; however, a very limited number of single day applications will be accepted at the full weekend price. If you would like to receive an application for booth space or have questions about the event, contact firstname.lastname@example.org. Let us know if you would prefer to receive the application as a PDF or Word document, or if you would prefer mail delivery.
CALL TO PHOTOGRAPHERS: “Knights, Camera, Action!” Photography exhibit June 19 to July 12 at Avenue A Storefront Galleries, Turners Falls. Medieval themed Third Thursday event. Art openings, historic reenactments, performances and talks are scheduled throughout downtown Turners Falls. The subject o the photographs is open. Photos should be no smaller than 5 by 7 inches, no larger than 16 by 20 inches. Submit up to two works. Register with Belinda at email@example.com. Provide name and phone number. Framed work preferred. Deliver or mail photographs to Rodney at Madison On The Avenue, 104 Avenue A, Turner Falls MA 01376. Deadline Monday, June 16.
THE BOOMERANGS is a highly informal group that meets on the third Thursday evening of each month in Greenfield area for a potluck supper and to sing “oldies” of every description. The only requirement is enthusiasm and a sense of humor; no experience (or talent) required. Potluck convenes at 5:45 with singing by 7. For more information and directions, call Marsha at 773-0201.
FRANKLIN COUNTY COMMUNITY CHORUS: As a result of the GHS Music Alumni Reunion Concert in May 2013, interested singers ages 14 and older are invited to participate in a chorus directed by retired GHS Music Director Paul J. Calcari. The chorus is open to all members of the Greenfield and surrounding community. Rehearsals are Sundays from 6 to 8:30 p.m. at the Guiding Star Grange, 401 Chapman St., Greenfield. The chorus will be an enjoyable, high-quality group that will sing a wide variety of music from classical to show tunes to folk music, etc.