The Mystery Company will hold auditions for “Miracle on 34th Street” at 7 p.m. July 16 and 17 in the Lancaster Opera House (21 Central Ave., Lancaster). All ages are needed for the large cast. Readings will be from the script. For more information, call 868-9575.


Call for works

Music Is Art is seeking artists in all mediums to exhibit work during the 2013 Music is Art Festival, which will be held Sept. 21 in Delaware Park behind the Albright-Knox Art Gallery. Works must be original. Installation proposals are welcome and encouraged. For more information or to apply, visit

Send submissions for Behind the Scenes at least 14 days in advance to: Behind the Scenes, c/o The Buffalo News, 1 News Plaza, Buffalo, N.Y. 14203; email; or fax 849-3445.