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Art in briefs for Friday, Sept. 25, 2009

'Twilight' look-alikes sought for fundraiser

Precision PR is casting Twilight look-alikes for a fundraiser to benefit the Edith Bishel Center for the Blind and Visually Impaired.

Applications are due Sept. 30 for auditions at the center that day and Oct. 1.

Winners will be announced at a Twilight-themed event at Barnes & Noble at the Columbia Center Mall on Oct. 3.

Look-alikes are needed for the characters of Bella, Edward, Jacob, the Cullens and the wolf pack from New Moon. Winners will be asked to participate in a Twilight fundraiser in Richland on Nov. 20 to coincide with the premier of the New Moon movie.

For more information, contact Cynthia McCready at the Bishel Center at 735-0699.

For an application, contact Precision PR at 509-492-1819 or

Art exhibit on display at CBC starting Sept. 28

Appetite and Consumption art exhibition, created by Kelly Jo Asbury, will be held from Sept. 28 to Oct. 22 in the Fred Esvelt Gallery on the Columbia Basin College campus in Pasco.

A reception for the artist is at 6 p.m. Oct. 1 in the gallery. Asbury also will give a two-part lecture on her work at 9 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. Oct. 1 in room P202 at CBC campus. Admission to events is free.

Liberty Christian plans apple festival Sept. 26

Liberty Christian School in Richland is holding its annual Applooza Country Apple Festival from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sept. 26.

The event includes carnival games, hayrides, a country store, homemade ice cream and other food and live music. The school is at 2200 Williams Blvd.

Heritage Days planned Sept. 25-27 in Pasco

Heritage Days is Sept. 25-27 at Sacajawea State Park east of Pasco off Highway 12.

Festivities include music by the Canote Brothers and performances by other old-time musicians. There also will be Native American presentations, mountain men camps, re-enactments of various stages of the Lewis and Clark Expedition, Dutch oven cooking demos, antique car show and kids events.

Admission is free.

Food, music, art focus of fundraising event

Modern Taste of the Tri-Cities is from 5 to 9 p.m. Sept. 25 at Howard Amon Park in Richland. Admission is free.

Music will be provided by Big Daddy and the Nightcrawlers and The Shades. Other entertainment includes a silent auction, a fire juggling show, balloon show and an art show featuring the work of Kennewick artist Laura Gable. Food also will be available for sale.

A portion of the proceeds from the event will benefit programs for adults with developmental disabilities. More information is at

WSU Tri-Cites hosts poetry night Oct. 1

Poets from the shy to the bold are invited to share their creativity Oct. 1 at the Open Mic Poetry Reading Night starting at 7:30 p.m. at Washington State University Tri-Cities in Richland.

Admission is free.

Winery in Prosser to celebrate green

Snoqualmie Greener Living & Harvest Celebrations is from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sept. 26 at the Snoqualmie Winery, 660 Frontier Road in Prosser.

Festivities include food, organic wine pairings and live music. Admission is free.

Mustang car show set Oct. 4 at Columbia Crest

The 23rd Pacific Northwest Mustang Car Show is from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 4 at Columbia Crest Winery on Highway 221 at Paterson.

There will be hundreds of vintage Mustangs on hand for viewing plus music, food booths and wine tastings. Go to, for more.

Classical group plays Oct. 4 in Sunnyside

Classical fusion ensemble, Project, will perform at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 4 in the auditorium at Sunnyside High School.

The concert is part of the Lower Valley Community Concerts association. Admission is by season ticket, which are $50 for adults, $15 for students and $105 for families.

Boardman fall quilt show planned Oct. 2-3

The Boardman Fall Quilt Show is from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 2-3 at Greenfield Grange, 209 First St. N.W. in Boardman. Admission is $2.

Weekly dance lessons start Oct. 5 in Pasco

Fall dance lessons, taught by Patty and Jack Evans, are 6 to 9 p.m. Wednesdays starting Oct. 5 at the Eagles Lodge in Pasco, 2829 W. Sylvester.

Instruction will be offered in, cha cha, night club two-step, mambo/salsa and swing. Cost is $20 a month. To register, call 509-366-8172.

Thursday ArtWalk set Oct. 1 in Kennewick

The monthly ArtWalk is from 6 to 9 p.m. Oct. 1 in downtown Kennewick.

There will be music, wine tasting and food. Admission is free to all venues.

Grillin' and Chillin'gets cooking Sept. 26

The annual Grillin' and Chillin' barbecue is from 3 to 7 p.m. Sept. 26 at Preston Winery, 502 E. Vineyard Drive, off Highway 395 in Pasco. Admission is $40 in advance or $45 at the door.

'Barry Lyndon' to show at Battelle Auditorium

Barry Lyndon, a United Kingdom film, will be shown at 8 p.m. Sept. 25 in the Battelle Auditorium, on Battelle Boulevard off George Washington Way in Richland.

Admission is $3.