Auditions for Our Town will be held at Redlands Footlighters 11/26 & 27 at 7 PM.

Redlands Footlighters Theatre

1810 Barton Rd, Redlands, California 92373

If you are unable to make either night you may message me for an appointment. Rehearsals start 12/3 through 12/20, then break until 1/02/2019 for the holidays. Performances start i/26/2019 and run on weekends through 2/24/2019. Auditions will consist of cold readings from the script. If you are unfamiliar with the show, there is an excellent film of the Lincoln Center production with Spaulding Gray as the Stage Manager.

Cast of Characters:
Stage Manager (age and gender open) The host of the play and dramatic equivalent of an omniscient narrator. The driving force behind the action.
George Gibbs (20s to play from teen to 30s.) A decent, upstanding young man.
Emily Webb ( 20s to play from teen to 30s).George’s next door neighbor, then fiancé, then wife.
Dr. Gibbs (plays 30s-40s) The town doctor and Civil War expert.
Mrs. Gibbs (plays 30s-40s) George’s mother.
Mr. Webb (plays 30s-40s) Emily’s father and publisher and editor of The Grover’s Corners Sentinel.
Mrs. Webb( plays 30s-40s) Emily’s mother. Seems no-nonsense at first.
Mrs. Soames (age open) A gossip
Simon Stimson (age open) The choirmaster, an alcoholic and tragic figure.
Rebecca Gibbs (12-14) George’s younger sister.
Wally Webb (12-14) Emily’s younger brother.
Howie Newsome (age open) The milkman.
Joe Crowell, Jr.( teen) The paperboy
Si Crowel (teen) Joe’s younger brother
Professor Willard (age open) a professor at the state university.
Constable Warren (age open) A local policeman
Sam Craig (age open) Emily’s cousin.
Joe Stoddard (age open) The town undertaker.

Artist Applications Now Open For                            

2019 Redlands Festival of Arts


Redlands, CA–October 22, 2018–Artist applications are open for the 2019 Redlands Festival of Arts, which is a juried art show awarding over $6,000.00 in prizes to talented artists who will come from across the United States over this coming year’s Memorial Day weekend, May 25-26, 2019, from 10 am to 5 pm to exhibit their work in Smiley Park.

            More than 60 artists are expected to participate in this open air, juried art show and compete for honors in multiple art categories.  This festival, for which there is no admission charge, draws thousands of visitors who want to see and purchase a wide range of art, including paintings, photography, sculpture, glass, textiles, metal, wood, ceramics, jewelry, fashion and furniture.

            Interested artists are encouraged to visit  to complete the festival artist exhibitor application form. While there is a booth fee for accepted artists, no percentage is retained by the festival from the sale of their artwork.

            Shirley Harry, Festival Chairwoman, said, “I’m encouraging artists from Redlands, the Inland Empire and Southern California to apply for this juried show.  Our festival visitors love to buy all kinds of art while supporting our student artist grant programs. We also need more festival volunteers to help us.  It’s fun to be a volunteer—just ask me or visit our web site for more info.”

            A family friendly event, the festival includes a Kids Arts Zone with hands-on fun art experiences, a chalk art competition and this year a new youth art exhibit.  The festival also includes special exhibits at the Smiley Library and the Lincoln Shrine along with live entertainment and a food, beer and wine garden.

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            Steps away from the festival there will be more to see and do at Art in the Park, which will be held on the Eureka Street side of Smiley Park adjacent to the Redlands Bowl and Mission Gables House.

Calling All Artists!! 

San Bernardino Arts Fest is coming March 16, 2019 and we would love to see you there. 
If you're an artist, or you know one that should be showcasing their talent, sign up!! 

Applications can be found at



A LAUNCH LA OPEN CALL GROUP EXHIBITION @The Korean Cultural Center, Los Angeles

August 17 to August 30, 2018

An intersection occurs when two or more paths cross: where cultures, histories, ambitions or chance converge, creating defining moments of decision, denial or opportunity. For some, the paths are riddled with obstacles or even blocked, while the way is smoothed for others. The opportunity is fleeting for some, but can last a lifetime for others. “Intersection” is a call to artists who respond to these diverging and converging courses in their work. This exhibition aims to brings together artists from across Southern California whose practices express components of intersectionality, privilege, choices, culture, chance, or events.

LAUNCH LA, in partnership with The Korean Cultural Center, invites all Southern California visual artists to submit work for a juried exhibition and competition at The Korean Cultural Center, 5505 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, August 17 to August 30, 2018.

Call for artists is open! 


Over $300,000+ in awards to artists! 

WHEN: Sunday, August 5th, 2018
TIME: 1pm-3pm (arrive early to check in @ 12:30pm)
WHERE: Riverside City College
HG 102- Huntley Gym Dance Studio
4800 Magnolia Ave.
Riverside, CA 92506

“Rock On! … through … up … over” is the theme for the next Art in Public Places exhibition for July 7 to September 28 at Twentynine Palms Visitor Center Art Gallery and Chamber of Commerce, 73484 29 Palms Hwy. in downtown Twentynine Palms. 

Desert artists are invited to submit an original piece of art for possible inclusion in the group exhibition. Artwork will be received at the visitor center gallery on In/Out day, Friday, June 29, between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. Artists unable to make this time can request an alternate delivery time by calling (760) 367-3445 any weekday prior to In/Out day.

Entries due by June 22nd

Download the entry form here:

Call for Entries: Artwork depicting or inspired by Joshua Tree National Park or its cultural history.
6th annual JTNP Art Expo juried exhibition, September 1-30, 2018.
Deadline for entries: Monday, June 25, 2018 (by 11:59 p.m. PT).
Artists may submit up to 3 artwork pieces for the $35 entry fee.
Submit photos of artwork and artist bio at
Artists selected for the juried exhibition will be notified July 2.

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