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Arts in brief

Arts in brief for Friday, August 29.

Greenwood Players plan mini faire Sept. 13 in park

The Ye Merrie Greenwood Players will hold a mini faire from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sept. 13 in Richland's Howard Amon Park.

The faire includes a mix of old English country dancing, as well as Renaissance dancing, puppet shows, singing, vintage instrumental music and storytelling.

Admission is free. Those interested in joining the Greenwood Players can do so at the event or contact director Marjorie Kunigisky at 783-7727 or e-mail

Ballroom waltz workshop set Sept. 13 in Kennewick

A ballroom waltz workshop, taught by professional dance instructor Mary Egan from Yakima, is from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sept. 13 at the Kennewick Activity Center, 304 W. Sixth Ave.

Cost is $25. Reservations can be made at or at the door.

'Nutcracker' auditions planned in Walla Walla

WALLA WALLA -- The Walla Walla Symphony and The Eugene Ballet Company will hold auditions for student dancers for its Nutcracker ballet, which will be performed Dec. 13-14 in Cordiner Hall.

Auditions start at 10 a.m. Sept. 7 at the Whitman College Dance Studio, 16 Boyer Ave.

Students must be available for all rehearsals and performances. Students are only excused for medical illness or emergency. All rehearsals will be on Saturdays unless otherwise noted.

For more information, go to or call 509-529-8020.

Quilters' Guild plans open house Sept. 4

The Southeastern Washington Quilters' Guild will hold an open house exhibition from 5 to 7 p.m. Sept. 4 at The Roxy in downtown Kennewick.

Admission is free. A quilt will be raffled off at the event with the proceeds to benefit Tri-Cities Chaplaincy Hospice.

Exhibit opens Sept. 4 at WSU Tri-Cities

An exhibition featuring 58 works of art by 22 regional artists opens at Washington State University Tri-Cities on Sept. 4.

The Chancellor's Exhibition Series is a semi-annual juried exhibition that showcases art of the Columbia Valley. Works on display include paintings, sculptures, prints and photographs.

WSU Tri-Cities Chancellor Vicky Carwein will present a special award to one of the artists during an opening reception from 5 to 6 p.m. Sept. 4.

Admission to the reception and exhibition is free.

The exhibition runs through Dec. 19 in the East Building administration corridor, 2710 University Drive, Richland.

The building is open from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. weekdays and from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays.