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• Calligraphy I Introduction with Natasha Lawrence on Saturday, January 26, noon to 3 p.m. at ARTworks in Beaufort Town Center. $50 includes all materials. Learn the practical art of calligraphy (“beautiful writing”) to address wedding invitations or greeting cards, write in journals, make gift tags and personal correspondence. All materials are included. Natasha Lawrence is a professional calligrapher to the Historic Charleston Foundation and instructor at the Charleston Museum. She will provide instruction to write with calligraphy pens in the classic Italian Italics lettering style. 843-379-2787, 2127 Boundary Street in Beaufort, www.artworksinbeaufort.org, @artseensc.

• Calligraphy II with Natasha Lawrence on Saturday, February 2, noon to 3 p.m. at ARTworks in Beaufort Town Center. $50 includes all materials. This session encompasses additional practical and artistic applications of “everyday” calligraphy, the art of beautiful writing. This workshop includes learning cursive italics and fancy lettering, adding flourishes to enhance letters, working with colored pens and making an impression with decorative envelopes. Participants will create an 8”x10” layered, calligraphic art to frame with a poem, famous quote or freestyle. 843-379-2787, 2127 Boundary Street in Beaufort, www.artworksinbeaufort.org.

• Auditions will be held at the USCB Center for the Arts for “Love, Loss and What I Wore,” by Nora and Delia Ephron, based on the book by Ilene Beckerman on January 9 at 7 p.m. The production — which is a series of comic monologues and short group pieces — will be directed by Gail Westerfield. Roles are available for five (or more) women. All levels of acting experience (or inexperience) are encouraged to audition. Please bring a current photo and an acting resume, if you have one. The production will run March 7-9, and a portion of the proceeds will benefit CODA. For more information, call 843 521-4145 or e-mail e.gail.w@gmail.com.

• Roles are available for five male and four female actors for Michael Frayn’s award-winning farce, “Noises Off!”  Auditions will be held at the USCB Center for the Arts on January 10 at 7 p.m. The production, which will be directed by Gail Westerfield, will run April 5 -7 and 12-14. All levels of acting experience are encouraged to audition, but you must be able to execute fairly intense physical comedy and a passable British standard accent. Two roles also require a Cockney accent. Dialect coaching will be available during the rehearsal period, but please come prepared to give it your best shot. Please bring a current photo and an acting resume, if you have one. For more information, call 843 521-4145 or e-mail e.gail.w@gmail.com.