Raiders of Niagara will conduct auditions for “A Christmas Carol” from 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday in the Church of the Advent (54 Delaware Road, Kenmore). Actors, dancers and backstage personnel are being sought. For more information, call 833-1461 or email


Buffalo Master Chorale will hold auditions for its 2014-15 season at 7 p.m. Tuesday in Williamsville United Methodist Church (5681 Main St., Williamsville). To schedule an appointment, call Robert Kiersz at 838-2263 or email For info, visit


Call for work

CEPA Gallery is looking for submission for the 2014 Oseroff Memorial Photography Purchase Prize. Artists are asked to submit up to three photographic works of art, along with image information, artist resume and a biography to Work will be selected from submissions by photographers residing within 100 miles of Buffalo or individuals outside of the area with a strong tie to the region. The deadline for submissions is 11:59 p.m. Sept. 7. For a full list of requirements, 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, P.O. Box 100, Buffalo, N.Y. 14240; email; or fax 849-3445.