Kelsey Theater has auditions for “Hairspray” on Wednesday and Thursday, January 25 and 26, 6 to 11 p.m. with callbacks on Sunday, January 29, from 1 to 5 p.m. Be prepared to perform 16 bars of an up tempo contemporary Broadway song. Bring an instrumental CD or sheet music. Do not sing a song from “Hairspray.” Be prepared to dance since every character in the show dances. Rehearsals will be Mondays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays, from 7:30 to 11 p.m., beginning January 30. There will also be additional Friday and weekend rehearsals. The show opens Friday, April 13. Call 609-570-3582 for information.

Call for Art

Art Way Gallery seeks digital entries for “Series Only,” a photographic juried show. Submit five to 10 images per series for $25. Deadline is Friday, January 6. Exhibition opens Sunday, February 5. Submit a CD to Art Way Gallery, Sheila Geisler, 1 Hunters Run, Princeton 08540. For information call 732-422-3676 or visit

Artists of Yardley seeks original media created within the last two years (excluding free standing sculpture, video, film, jewelry, crafts, and giclees prints) for its inaugural juried show, opening Friday, March 9. Accepted work must be hand delivered. Entry fee for two images is $30. The juror is Tricia Fagan, an arts administrator with NJ State Council on the Arts, New Jersey Network, and Artworks; exhibitions director, arts consultant, independent curator and freelance writer. She is currently the director of the Gallery at Mercer County Community College and grantwriter and historic outreach specialist for Mercer County’s Culture & Heritage Commission. Visit for submission details.

For Young Musicians

Sinfonietta Nova invites musicians, ages 18 and younger, to enter its first youth concerto competition. The top two winners will perform the concerto with the full orchestra at a family concert in March. The first place winner receives $250. Open to all orchestral instruments, excluding piano. Send a CD or MP3 to Sinfonietta Nova, 40 Honeyflower Lane, West Windsor 08850 or E-mail to, with application form ( and a $25 application fee. Recordings and application materials must be postmarked or E-mail by Saturday, December 31. Call Barbara Weinfield at 609-462-4984.

Tennis, Anyone?

South Brunswick Community Education offers indoor tennis lessons focusing on stroke work, drills, and game strategy on Sunday evenings at Winning Touch courts behind the Marriott on College Road East, Plainsboro. Next session begins Sunday, January 8. Visit, E-mail, or call 732-297-7800, ext. 3159.

Wellness Retreat

One Yoga and Wellness Center offers a summer solstice retreat from Sundays, June 17 to 24, in Costa Rica. $1,199 to $1,650 includes some meals. Air and transportation to hotel are not included. Call 609-918-0963 or visit for information.

Italian Classes

Dorothea’s House begins Italian classes for adults and children in beginner, intermediate, and advanced levels; weekdays and Saturdays; at 120 John Street, Princeton. For information contact Gild McCauley at 908-359-1564 or E-mail

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