This listing provides information on auditions, art contests, workshops and other events of interest to local artists, performers and other arts participants.
CHOIR AUDITIONS for "Wish You Were Here -- A Benefit Concert," 10 a.m. Saturday, Allred Studios, 6550 S. 1300 West, Taylorsville. Utah Pink Floyd tribute band, Floydshow, is presenting a benefit concert April 2 at the Grand Theater, 1585 S. State St., Salt Lake City, for those who have lost friends and family to suicide. Organizers are putting together a choir to back the band as they play the Pink Floyd song "Wish You Were Here." To reserve an audition time, call 801-722-8394.
PICKLEVILLE PLAYHOUSE AUDITIONS, for the 2011 summer season, 5-10 p.m. Thursday and Friday, March 24-25, at 1280 E. 3100 North, North Logan. Bring current headshot, resume and be prepared to sing for two to four minutes from any Broadway-style song. An accompanist will be provided, you may bring your own, or minus tracks are also acceptable. Audition packets are available online at www.picklevilleplayhouse.com/auditions. Call 435-755-0968 to schedule an audition time. Summer productions include "Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat" and a brand new Pickleville melodrama, "Who Shot Juanito Bandito."
'PETER PAN' AUDITIONS, 7:15-9:15 p.m. Thursday and 9 a.m.- 11 a.m. March 26, Kaysville Recreation, 85 N. 100 East. Be prepared to sing 16 bars of a Broadway-style song and learn a short dance. Open to ages 8-18. This is a Children's Creative Arts production. 801-546-1413 or www. childrenscreativearts.com.
BEGINNING/ADVANCED ART, develop skills, get feedback from other artists, 6-7:30 p.m. Thursdays, March 24-April 28, Bountiful/Davis Art Center, 745 S. Main St., Bountiful. $75. 801-292-0367.
FOUNDATIONS IN PAINTING -- RESTRUCTURED, for beginning-intermediate artists with a focus on form, value, color, edges and composition in representational art, 6:30-9:15 p.m. Thursdays, March 24-April 28, Bountiful/Davis Art Center, 745 S. Main St., Bountiful. $95. 801- 292-0367.
STUDENT POETRY SLAM, for grades 7-12, 7 p.m. March 25, Higher Ground Learning, 250 S. 380 West, Salt Lake City. Free; preregistration required to compete. 607-339-1357.
'HELLO, DOLLY!' AUDITIONS, 9 a.m.-noon March 26, (separate dance auditions at 2 p.m.), Clearfield Community Arts Center, 140 E. Center St. A large cast of performers in a wide range of ages is needed. Be prepared to sing 16 bars of an up-tempo Broadway-style song. A 30- to 45-second comic monologue is also encouraged, but not required. 801-525-2790.
ACRYLIC PAINTING AND DESIGN, 9 a.m.-noon March 26, Eccles Community Art Center, 2580 Jefferson Ave., Ogden. $18. 801- 392-6935.
CALL FOR ENTRIES in Brigham City Museum-Gallery's Juried Two-County High School Art Competition and Exhibition. Open to public, private and home-schooled students in grades 9-12, in Box Elder and Cache counties. Works must be submitted through schools; up to 20 two-dimensional and 20 three-dimensional pieces per school. Deadline 5 p.m. March 26. 435-723-6769, brighamcitymuseum.org.
APPLICATION SESSION, to help artists complete applications for the Park Silly Sunday Market, 3-6 p.m. March 26, in the market office on the Marriott Summit Watch Plaza, 780 Main St., Park City. Market booth rental, $40-$210. www.parksillysundaymarket.com
T-SHIRT DESIGN CONTEST, for the Clearfield City Freedom 5K Run/ 2-Mile Walk. Winner receives $75 gift card. Design must include the words "Clearfield Freedom Run 2011." Free entry, open to all ages. Designs due 5 p.m. March 31; submit by e-mail to email@example.com. 801-525-2790.
PHOTO CONTEST, sponsored by Historic Park City Alliance, to find photos that capture the Historic District's character. Grand prize $150 HPCA gift card. Details at www.historicparkcity.com. Photos due 5 p.m. March 23. E-mail entries to firstname.lastname@example.org. 435- 640-7921.