FREE FOUR-WEEK HARMONY WORKSHOP for women (ages 16 and older), sponsored by The Honolulu Blend Show Chorus (women's chorus dedicated to singing a capella four-part harmony); beginning 6:45 p.m. Jan. 4; Fleet Reserve Association Hall, 891 Valkenburgh St.; 277-4439, http://honolulublend.googlepages.com.
THE HONOLULU FESTIVAL is recruiting groups — including, but not limited to, marching bands, cheerleading squads, traditional ethnic dance groups, groups promoting their town, hula hālau, students on excursions and "aspiring" musicians — for the 16th Annual Honolulu Festival events and parade, March 12-14 (more than 5,200 performers from around the world performed for some 70,000 spectators last year); information, 926-2424.
THE CHERRY BLOSSOM CABARET is looking for "creative and flamboyant" members to join the vaudeville-style burlesque performing group; openings for men and women as emcees, stage-ready performers and apprentices; auditions 1:30-4:30 p.m. Jan. 31; e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org; information, www.cherryblossomcabaret.com.
ANNUAL PLAY-WRITING CONTEST, sponsored by Kumu Kahua Theatre and the University of Hawai'i-Mā noa theater department, in three categories: Hawai'i and Pacific Rim stories, open to anyone , and a resident category open only to Hawai'i residents; deadline Jan. 4; information/flier, 536-4222; information, www.kumukahua.org.
WAIMEA COMMUNITY THEATRE will audition for "Book of Days," by Lanford Wilson, 2-4 p.m. Jan. 3 and 6-8 p.m. Jan. 4 and 5, theater office, above Tropical Dreams Ice Cream warehouse, Lalamilo Farm Road, Waimea; auditions will be from play (scripts available at Waimea Coffee Co.); information, 808-885-5818, www.waimeacommunitytheatre.org.
HONOLULU SYMPHONY CHORUS will audition for new members Jan. 23; for information/times/locations, e-mail email@example.com.
Honolulu Blend Show Chorus seeks women a cappella singers, 7-9 p.m. Mondays, Fleet Reserve Association Hall, 891 Valkenburgh St.; 277-4439, Honolulu_Blend_Show_Chorus@hotmail.com.
Brown Bags to Stardom is auditioning high school students and musical groups recording original songs for music videos to be aired on local television; also seeking hosts for weekly episodes; 951-6699.
Divino Ritmo DANCE group, which fuses ballroom and concert dancing (including flamenco, samba, mambo, jazz, tango, swing, rumba, cha-cha and hustle), seeks men, women and especially children, for ongoing auditions; 917-568-3173.
Hawai'i Vocal Arts Ensemble seeks singers of all vocal parts to join rehearsals; 4-6:30 p.m. Sundays, Chaminade University; for audition: 261-6495, firstname.lastname@example.org.
"AL WATERSON AND YOU" TALENT SEARCH, competition for singers, with prizes, 6-9 p.m. Sundays, Don Ho's Island Grill, Aloha Tower Marketplace; competition rotates weekly among keiki, teens, adults and seniors. Guests also sought for guest night, 6-8 p.m. Thursdays. Register: 947-5736.
Kapolei Chorale invites singers to join rehearsals, 6:30 p.m. Sundays, Makakilo. For location and interview: 672-8888.
HONOLULU THEATRE FOR YOUTH seeks volunteer ushers to work twice monthly at its school performances, 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Mondays-Fridays, Tenney Theatre, St. Andrew's Cathedral; free tickets to Saturday family performances. Call Carolyn, 839-9885.
O'ahu Civic Orchestra invites musicians to rehearsals, 7 p.m. Mondays, Eiben Hall, Chaminade University; 261-6127, 735-5726.
KAMEHAMEHA ALUMNI GLEE CLUB seeks male choral singers to join rehearsals, 6-9 p.m. Tuesdays at Kamehameha Schools' chapel; 382-8362.
Honolulu Chorale rehearsals, 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays; United Church of Christ, Judd Street; 680-7702, www.thehonoluluchorale.org.
NĀ Leo Lani Chorus, chapter of Sweet Adelines International, invites women 16 and older to its rehearsals, 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Saint Francis School auditorium; 440-4607, www.sweetadelineshawaii.org.
WINDWARD CHORAL SOCIETY rehearsals, 7-9 p.m. Tuesdays, Windward United Church of Christ, 38 Kāne'ohe Bay Drive; 254-5717.
Honolulu Men's Chorus seeks singers — gay and gay-friendly men — in all vocal ranges to join the chorus in rehearsals, 7-9 p.m. Wednesdays. Call for location: 429-9600.
Sounds of Aloha, barbershop harmony chorus, invites males to join rehearsals, 7-9:30 p.m. Thursdays, Ala Wai Golf Course clubhouse; 262-7664.
DIAMOND HEAD THEATRE seeks volunteers to help build sets for shows; all skills welcome. 733-0277, ext. 330 or 331.