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Lakewood to hold auditions for 'Seven Wonders of Ballyknock'

Lakewood Theatre Company will hold open auditions to complete the casting of C.S. Whitcomb's play "The Seven Wonders of Ballyknock" Aug. 25. Call 503-635-3901 to reserve an audition slot.

Director Stephanie Mulligan is seeking two men, ages 20 to 30, and one woman, age 20 to 30, for this world premiere play. All ethnicities are encouraged to audition. All roles receive remuneration.

The play is written by Oregonian C.S. Whitcomb and originated at Portland's Fertile Group Festival in 2013 as a staged reading. Lakewood's production will be its first staged production.

The story follows a young American woman visiting Ballyknock and the barman who shows her its seven wonders. As wonders unfold, she discovers joy in life, finds love and a home.

Performances are set for Jan. 9 through Feb. 15, 2015.

Auditions will take place at Lakewood Center for the Arts, 368 S. State St., Lake Oswego.

Those auditioning are to bring an 8x10-inch glossy photo.

For information and role breakdown visit lakewood-center.org.

Save the date for McLean House Art and Garden Gala

The Friends of The McLean Park and House will present its annual Art and Garden Gala from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sept. 13 at the house, located at 5350 River St. in West Linn. For sale will be art of many kinds plus plants and planting demonstrations, botanical displays, garden presentations and gardening resources.

Vendors interested in exhibiting at the event should call 503-655-4268.

Kenny Lavitz announces August gigs

West Linn musician Kenny Lavitz will be performing at several venues during the month of August. Hear him play with AudioAvi8r at 8 p.m. Aug. 15 at Denny's Wilsonville, 30175 SW Parkway Ave.; with Kenny Lavitz Kombo at 8 p.m. Aug. 16 at C.I. Bar and Grill, 18786 SW Boones Ferry Road, Tualatin; solo guitar at 6 p.m. Aug. 27 at The Reserve Vineyard and Golf Club, 4805 SW 229th Ave., Aloha and again as a solo guitar act at 7 p.m. Aug. 31 at The Oregon Gardens Resort, 895 W. Main St., Silverton.

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