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There's so much going on in our cultural Mecca this week, we have to turn Buzz into potpourri. Mirabeau Chapel (on Pines Road, a half-mile north of I-90) will be the venue on Friday and Saturday for 20 artists and craftspeople to display their wares. Music and food, too, at this second annual event (LindaChristineStudios.com or 922-0698) ... Christopher Howell, a poet at EWU, will read at Whitworth's Weyerhaeuser Hall on Friday at 7:30 pm (777-3253) ... On Saturday from 9 am-2 pm at the Fairgrounds, local Kiwanis clubs will offer booths and games and a chance for a thousand kids to acquire their very own self-painted bicycle helmet (462-6176 or 535-9771) ... On Saturday from 10 am-4 pm, next door to Merlyn's, sell 'n' swap your outdoor gear (kayaks, skis, pitons), then hang around for the paddling films ($8) at the Magic Lantern at 7:30 pm. (cforjustice.org or 835-5211) ... Saturday is Antiques Appraisal Day at the MAC. For just $10, from 9:30 am-4:30 pm, get your paintings, books, ceramics and jewelry evaluated by experts (northwestmuseum.org or 456-3931) ... At the Convention Center on Saturday at 7 pm, the Lilac City Roller Girls will greet the roller derby women of Bend and then politely rearrange their orthodontia (check out LCRG's MySpace page) ... A one-woman play about life in South Africa, The Syringa Tree, will be performed on Tuesday at 7 pm in Whitworth's Cowles Auditorium. Actress Gin Hammond will portray 24 different characters (777-4263) ... And finally, all this month, if you visit Sawtooth Grill and choose either the cranberry and pecan spinach salad or the strawberry-rhubarb cobbler, they'll contribute a dollar of the green stuff to the cause of the pink: the Susan G. Komen Foundation.