The Cheektowaga Art Guild announced the prize winners in the Judged Spring Show at the M&T Bank, Thruway Branch. First prize went to Margaret Koehler for an oil painting "Mums in a White Vase." Second prize was Nancy Taglienti's pastel painting, "Covered Bridge." The third-prize winner was Patti DeWitt for a pastel painting "Portrait of My Father."
Subversive Theatre Collective is seeking actors of all ages for its upcoming production of "Subversive Shorts," a series of short, political plays. Auditions will take place from noon to 2 p.m. Saturday in Rust Belt Books, 202 Allen St. A one- to two-minute monologue should be prepared. For more information, call 408-0499.
Theatre of Youth will hold auditions for its production of "The Best Christmas Pageant Ever" on May 12 and 16 in Allendale Theatre, 203 Allen St. Appointments for auditions can be made by calling 884-4400, Ext. 307, between 1 and 4 p.m. April 30 and May 1. Boys and girls ages 9 to 13 are sought. Acting experience/training is required. Visit www.theatreofyouth.org.
Calls for Works
Impact Artists' Gallery invites artists to submit entries for the October exhibition "In Memoriam: Buffalo's Trees." Paintings, drawings, photography, fibers and sculpture dealing with trees and human interaction/reaction are accepted. There is a $15 entry fee. For more information and prospectus, call 835-6817.
Please send submissions for Behind the Scenes at least 14 days in advance to: Behind the Scenes, c/o The Buffalo News, One News Plaza, P.O. Box 100, Buffalo, N.Y. 14240, e-mail to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
-- Evonne Austin