Artists. Yoo hoo. Artists. Where are you?
Art Source Gallery is accepting applications for the Eighth Annual Juried Show, juried this year by local artist Sue Latta. The deadline for applications is Saturday, May 30.
In other Art Source Gallery news, Barbara Bowling has recently been named a finalist in the enamels division of the Saul Bell Jewelry Design Competition. Her nominated jewelry design can be seen at lousiesleap.com.
Art Source Gallery, 1015 Main St., 208-331-3374.
Edwards 21 and Rediscovered Bookshop are asking 'tweens ages 10 to 14 to participate in an essay and poster contest, both based on the new animated flick Coraline. The essay winner will read his or her winning entry at Rediscovered Books on Saturday, Feb. 28, and the poster winners will have their entries displayed at Edwards. Winners will also receive a Rediscovered gift certificate, tickets to see the movie and a Coraline prize basket. Deadline to enter is Wednesday, Feb. 18.
For more information, contact Amy Crawford, Edwards' promotion manager, 7701 W. Overland Rd., 208-377-9603.
Tick, tock. Tick, tock. That's the clock on the deadline to submit your entry for the annual BW Cover Art Auction Grant. To get your mitts on some of that money, we need to know a few things: How does your organization support local visual artists? Will this grant fund a new or existing project? What's the budget for your project? How will the grant be used? What's the location/accessibility? How will it benefit the community and support the BW Cover Art Auction mission?
Entries are due by Friday, Feb. 13, 5 p.m., at 523 Broad St., Boise. For more information, call Shea Sutton at 208-344-2055.
The Capital City Public Market is looking for musicians, dancers, singers, actors, magicians, puppeteers and other street performers to participate in its Performing Arts in the Market this year. The market runs Saturdays from 9:30 a.m.-1 p.m. and artists will be scheduled for up to three Saturdays each.
To apply, visit cityofboise.org, call 208-433-5675 or stop by the Department of Arts and History office at City Hall, 150 N. Capitol Blvd.
Funky little retailer Lux Fashion Lounge has been a part of downtown Boise for five years and is celebrating with a big shindig in the spring. In addition to a fashion show and live music, owner Darren Sligar wants to exhibit the work of the more than 40 visual artists who have been featured in the store for First Thursday. If you are one such artist, please contact the store at 208-344-4589 or stop in at 785 W. Idaho St.
Flint Weisser's new exhibit, "Aether," is now on display at Visual Arts Collective. Weisser's magnetic fields drawings have been featured on Wired and Scientific American's Web sites and the artist has been lauded for his aesthetic ability to blend art and science to create a thing of beauty. This exhibit will be on display through March.
Visual Arts Collective, 3638 Osage St., 208-424-8297.
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On Valentine's Day, Jon Arterton and James Mack, a legally married couple in real life, star in the stage production of Just Married (The Musical). The duo regales audiences with their "witty and poignant look at relationships, politics, the Bible and the issue of gay marriage in America."
Saturday, Feb. 14, 7 p.m., $15, Boise Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 6200 Garrett St. To reserve tickets, call Stacy at 208-713-7847 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.