TUE 01 A SOTO ZEN BUDDHIST SITTING GROUP. http://citydharma.wordpress. com/schedule/ Tue, Thu Church of the Redeemer, Squirrel Hill. 412-965-9903. CAPOEIRA ANGOLA. Tue, 6:30-8 p.m. Thru Oct. 6 Irma Freeman Center for Imagination, Garﬁeld. 412-924-0634.
WED 02 CARNEGIE KNITS & READS. Bring your knitting, crocheting or other needlecraft projects & join us for rowdy discussions on many topics, including the books we’re reading & the movies we’re watching. First and Third Wed of every month, 4:30-5:30 p.m. Carnegie Library, Oakland. 412-622-3151.
HARMONY SINGERS. All voices are needed. Performance experience & the ability to read music are preferred but not required. Thru Sept. 20. 412-833-6341. THE JUNIOR MENDELSSOHN CHOIR OF PITTSBURGH. Seeking young singers from 8th through 12th grades. Prepared solo of your choice, preferably a classical selection (art song, aria, etc.) Carefully selected works from musical theater may be performed, but these should demonstrate a classical singing technique rather than belting. To schedule an audition, call Emily Stewart at 412-926-2488. Auditions will be conducted on August 27, after 3:30 p.m. Third Presbyterian Church, Oakland. THE MENDELSSOHN CHOIR OF PITTSBURGH. Fall auditions for all voice
ALLEGHENY AQUATIC ALLIANCE The Allegheny Aquatic Alliance is seeking volunteers to help clean up Connoquenessing Creek on Sat., Aug. 29, and Sat., Sept. 12. Starting at 8 a.m., volunteers will get their hands dirty and have fun, collecting garbage out of the creek. All volunteers will be provided with a T-shirt and lunch. For more information or to volunteer, contact Christina at 724-371-0416.
THE PITTSBURGH SHOW OFFS. A meeting of jugglers & spinners. All levels welcome. Wed, 7:30 p.m. Union Project, Highland Park. 412-363-4550.
AUDITIONS CORITO CHILDREN’S CHOIR. For more info, visit www.corolapgh.org. August 30, 3 p.m. Saint Mark Evangelical Lutheran Church, Brookline. 412-345-1047. CORO LATINOAMERICA NO-PITTSBURGH. For more information, visit www.corolapgh.org. August 30, 5:30 p.m. Allegheny Unitarian Universalist Church, North Side. 412-345-1047. GREENSBURG CIVIC THEATRE. Musical auditions for parts for children & adults ages 8+. Cold readings, prepare 32 bars of an upbeat song to be sung a cappella. August 29, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.Walk-ins & visit gctheatre.org/auditions. html to make an appt. Greensburg Garden and Civic Center, Greensburg. 724-836-1757.
parts for the 2015/2016 season on Sept 2. To schedule an audition, please review the audition criteria on our website: www.themendelssohn.org. Third Presbyterian Church, Oakland. 724-263-5259. PRIME STAGE. Auditions for Teen Dating Awareness Tour. Aug. 29, 10 a.m. - noon. Non-equity actors & actresses, ages 14 – 24. Prepare a two minute monologue & be prepared for cold readings. Bring resume & headshot. Auditions are by appointment. Primestage.com for more information. Prime Stage Theatre Rehearsal Studio, West End. 724-773-0700. PRIME STAGE. Auditions for The Crucible. Aug. 29 & 30, 1-4 p.m. Non-equity actors between ages 10-80, for all roles except Tituba. Prepare one minute monologue in the style of the piece. Bring a resume & headshot. Auditions are by appointment. Primestage.com for more information. Thru Aug. 30. Prime Stage Theatre Rehearsal Studio, West End. 724-773-0700. RENAISSANCE CITY CHOIR. Seeking new singers
M A I N F E AT U R E
for our 30th Anniversary Season. Auditions will take place by appt. only. Contact Artistic Director Jeffry Johnson, D.M.A. at jbj@rccpittsburgh. com to request an audition. Professional training & experience are not required! Thru Aug. 31. East Liberty Presbyterian Church, East Liberty. 412-345-1722.
SUBMISSIONS BOULEVARD GALLERY & DIFFERENT STROKES GALLERY. Searching for glass artists, ﬁber artists, potters, etc. to compliment the exhibits for 2015 & 2016. Booking for both galleries for 2017. Exhibits run from 1 to 2 months. Ongoing. 412-721-0943. THE HOUR AFTER HAPPY HOUR REVIEW. Seeking submissions in all genres for ﬂedgling literary magazine curated by members of the Hour After Happy Hour Writing Workshop. afterhappy hourreview.com Ongoing. INDEPENDENT FILM NIGHT. Submit your ﬁlm, 10 minutes or less. Screenings held on the second Thursday of every month. Ongoing. DV8 Espresso Bar & Gallery, Greensburg. 724-219-0804. THE NEW YINZER. Seeking original essays about literature, music, TV or ﬁlm, & also essays generally about Pittsburgh. To see some examples, visit www.newyinzer.com & view the current issue. Email all pitches, submissions & inquiries to newyinzer@gmail. com. Ongoing. NORTH HILLS ART CENTER. Call for artists for upcoming 2015 Member Show, MultiMedia Juried Art Exhibit. Artists can submit recent work (from the last two years) that has not been in a previous juried show at the NHAC. Artwork may be delivered to the center between 10 a.m. & 3 p.m. on Sept. 1-5. Submit no more than three pieces. Ross. 412-364-3622. THE POET BAND COMPANY. Seeking various types of poetry. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org Ongoing.
TA S T E
Pittsburgh City Paper Volume 25 Issue 34