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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, features@recorder.com. Questions? Call 413-772-0261, ext. 276.

Actors

VERMONT THEATRE COMPANY will hold auditions for Goldini’s “The Servant of Two Masters” on Sunday, Aug. 17 at 3 p.m., and Monday, Aug. 18 at 7 p.m. in Chill Room/2-D of the Marlboro College Graduate Center, 28 Vernon Road, adjacent to the Brattleboro Museum and Art Center in downtown Brattleboro, Vt. “The Servant of Two Masters,” adapted by Jeffrey Hatcher and Paolo Emilio Landi, is a modern Italian commedia adapted from Carlo Goldini’s play written in 1743. Eleven roles are available for all genders and ages. No experience necessary. If you are unable to attend either auditions or to arrive on time, email the director at jessarowan@gmail.com to make other arrangements.

Artists

CRAFTERS WANTED for First United Methodist Church’s Harvest Fair on Saturday, Nov. 2 at 25 Church St., Greenfield. Sapce/tables available for rent. Contact Barbara at 772-6694 or Kris at 772-2426 for more information.

MONTAGUE OLD HOME DAYS has rental space available for crafters on Saturday, Aug. 16. For more information, call 413-367-2061.

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.

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-foot, and $65 for a 10-by-20-foot 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 scarecrowinthepark@gmail.com. Let us know if you would prefer to receive the application as a PDF or Word document, or if you would prefer mail delivery.

Performers

FIRST NIGHT NORTHAMPTON seeks performers for the city’s 30th annual New Years Eve celebration. Applications and details available at www.firstnightnorthampton.org. Due Friday, Aug. 29.

Singers

THE AMANDLA CHORUS has a few openings. Auditions are being held through the summer for the fall concert series. The Amandla Chorus focuses on songs from around the world that champion justice, freedom and celebration. All are welcome to apply, especially teens, basses and strong tenors. Visit www.amandlachorus.org or contact Director Eveline MacDougall at 413-773-8655 or eveline@amandlachorus.org.

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: Interested choral singers ages 14 and older are invited to participate in a chorus directed by retired GHS Music Director Paul J. Calcari. The chorus is a non-audition group open to all members of the Greenfield and surrounding community. Rehearsals are on Sundays from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Guiding Star Grange, 401 Chapman St., Greenfield. The second season begins on Sunday, Sept. 14. The chorus is an enjoyable, high quality group that performs a wide variety of music from classical to show tunes to folk music, etc. For more information, visit http://franklincountycommunitychorus.weebly.com/.

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