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    COMEDYTODAY AND SATURDAYBilly Ray Bauer and Quinn Patterson – 7:30 and 9:45 p.m.; Snickerz Comedy Bar, 5535 St. Joe Road; $9.50; 486-0216.
    ART HUNT: Bottle & Bottega, 2870 E. Dupont Road, is sponsoring a free art scavenger hunt from Monday through Dec. 5. Clues about where three pieces of art are hidden will be posted on its Facebook page at www.
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    All weekend – “CORRUGATED” – Works of University of Saint Francis students and community artists; “Mark It Up,” artwork created with markers; glass and wire artwork by Charlotte Wehr; exhibits end Wednesday;

Arts Update

AT THE LIBRARY: Allen County Public Library, 900 Library Plaza, will offer an iMovie scavenger hunt to teach iMovie for iPad video shooting and editing basics at 7 p.m. Thursday.

•Aboite Branch, 5630 Coventry Lane, will have “Art for Homeschoolers” at 2 p.m. Thursday and “Art for Homeschool Teens” at 10:30 a.m. today.

•Pontiac Branch, 2215 S. Hanna St., will have “Sit and Stitch,” for anyone wanting to learn to knit, at 4:30 p.m. Thursday.

•Woodburn Branch, 4701 Indiana 101 N., Woodburn, will have a “Yarn Lover’s Gathering” at 7 p.m. Thursday.

PARADE THEME: The theme for the 45th annual Fort Wayne Newspapers Three Rivers Festival Lutheran Health Network Parade is “Made Here.” The festival is partnering with the Northeast Indiana Regional Partnership’s “Made Here” campaign, which celebrates the attributes of northeast Indiana. This year’s festival parade happens July 13.

BROWN EXHIBIT: Former Fort Wayne resident Peggy Brown will have a one-person exhibition of her paintings through Feb. 16 at The Art Quilt Gallery in New York.

CALL FOR ARTISTS: Artlink, Auer Center for Arts and Culture, 300 E. Main St., is accepting postcard art from around the world for its upcoming “Postcard Art Show” exhibit and fundraiser. The deadline to enter is Feb. 28. There is no jury, no entry fee and no return of artwork. Artlink will retain all of the proceeds from the sale, however, artists will have their name posted on the Artlink website. For information, call 424-7195 or visit www.

WRITING CONTEST: The faculty writer’s group at Ivy Tech Community College Northeast is sponsoring a writing contest to benefit TRIAAC, Three Rivers Institute of Afrikan Art and Culture. Writing workshops will be Feb. 16 at Faith United Methodist Church, 207 E. DeWald St. Cost is $25. The deadline for the contest is March 1. The entry fee for the contest is $10 for adults and $5 for children. For information, call 425-0586 or go to www.

AUDITIONS: IPFW Department of Theater is holding auditions for “Orlando” at 1:30 p.m. Sunday in Williams Theatre on the IPFW campus.

CLASSES: The Wassenberg Art Center, 643 S. Washington St., Van Wert, Ohio, is offering the art class “Heart in a Basket” from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday.

DANCE WORKSHOP: The 2013 Fort Wayne Dance for All show and workshops will be from Feb. 28 to March 3 at Grand Wayne Center, 120 W. Jefferson Blvd. Cost is $85. To register, call 615-822-7345 or go to www.

Arts update is a weekly listing of arts-related news including events, auditions, contests and rehearsals. Send items at least two weeks before desired publication to Arts update, the Journal Gazette, P.O. Box 88, Fort Wayne, IN 46801-0088; fax, 461-8648; or email at