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Visual arts tour

Receptions run today, 5-9 p.m., unless otherwise noted; some exhibits also open Saturday and Sunday.

Area 58 - Small, layered canvas portraits by Clancie Pleasants; large, textured oil-on-caulk abstracts by Linda Kraus-Perez; full-sized, cut-metal Plesiosaurus by Bill Saunders; landscapes by Darrell Sullens; small figures and landscape by E.L. Stewart; glass art by Garth Mudge. Today, 10 a.m.-9 p.m., Saturday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. and Sunday 10-4 p.m. 3036 N. Monroe St. (509) 327-0427

Avenue West Gallery - “Nature’s Gifts,” works by Dian Zahner using found items; music by Tracy Carr. Today, 5-9 p.m. and Saturday, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. 122 S. Monroe St. (509) 838-4999

Baby Bar - “Cavetastic,” photography by Ben Tobin. Today, 5 p.m.-2 a.m.; Saturday, 6 p.m.-2 a.m. 827 W. First Ave., behind Neato Burrito. (509) 263-5553

Barili Cellars - Darlene Pucillo: Oil Paintings by Puci; acoustic guitar music by David James. Today, 4-9 p.m. 608 W. Second Ave. (509) 995-4077

Barrister Winery - “Playground,” works by Nicole Beech using bright, colorful, glossy and excessive paint. Today, noon-10 p.m. and Saturday, noon-5 p.m.; acoustic blues by “Lonesome” Lyle Morse, Today, 7-10 p.m. 1213 W. Railroad Ave. (509) 465-3591

Brick Wall Gallery - Northwest landscape photography by Chip Phillips; photographs of everyday objects using “painting with light” techniques by Erik Sohner. Today, 5-9 p.m., Bennett Block, 530 W. Main Ave., skywalk level. (509) 928-7721

Chase Gallery - “Explorations XII,” works in various media by students from Eastern Washington University, Gonzaga University, North Idaho College, Spokane Falls Community College, and Whitworth University. Today, 8 a.m.-9 p.m., Spokane City Hall, 808 W. Spokane Falls Blvd. (use Post Street entrance). (509) 625-6050

Clearstory Gallery - “Broken but Whole,” bronze sculptures and mixed media metal sculpture by Jeff Huston based on his life after a plane crash, with live music. Today, 5-9 p.m., Life Center Foursquare Church, 1202 N. Government Way. (509) 499-2678

Dodson’s Jewelers - “Spokane Sampler,” regional landscape paintings by artists including Betsy Jewett, Charles W. Palmer, Vicki Broekell and others. Today, 5-9 p.m. and Saturday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., 516 W. Riverside Ave. (509) 624-4163

Farmer’s Insurance - Paintings by Shani Marchant. Today, 5-9 p.m., 41 W. Riverside Ave. (509) 499-2480

Far West Billiards - “Feed the Artist,” works by Heatherann Franz and Summer Hightower, with live music by DJ Likes Girls. Today, 3 p.m.-2 a.m., music 7-9 p.m.; Saturday, 3 p.m.-2 a.m.; Sunday, noon-2 a.m. 1001 W. First Ave. (509) 455-3429

Gallery of Thum - “Anticipating Spring,” a study of the transformation/awakening of winter into spring’s light and flowers through works by Tim Phillips, Cecile Charles, Dee Gumenberg, Joyce Sonnabend, Rick Davis, Betty Bradley, Dian Allison and Bill Werle; live music. Today, 11 a.m.-9 p.m. and Saturday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m., 2910 N. Monroe St. (509) 294-9234

Gina’s Design Corner - “Luminous,” paintings by Hayley Shortridge; music by Suhanna Hamilton and Marshal McLean. Today, 10 a.m.-9 p.m., 1 N. Browne St. (509) 624-2205

Globe Bar and Grill - “A City, Never Mined,” works using salvaged materials along with paint, paper, plastic, metal and wood by musician/visual artist Jon Swanstrom. Today, 5 p.m.-2 a.m.; Saturday, 4 p.m.-2 a.m.; Sunday, 4 p.m.-2 a.m. 204 N. Division St. (509) 744-0438

Grande Ronde Cellars - “Metamorphosis: From Animal to Wine,” works with pastels, watercolors, oils, mixed media and acrylic by Debbie McCulley. Today, noon-9 p.m. and Saturday, noon-6 p.m. 906 W. Second Ave. (509) 455-8161

Jundt Art Museum - “Northwest Atmospheric Ceramics” by Jenny Anderson, Lee Ayars, John Benn, Frank Boyden, Josh DeWeese, Gina Freuen, Terry Gieber, Robert Harrison, Sam Hoffman, Ron Linn, Ryan Mitchell, Mardis Nenno, Hiroshi Ogawa, Steve Sauer, Al Tennan and Tara Wilson in the Jundt Gallery; “Chagall, Kollwitz, Miro and Picasso” in the Arcade Gallery. Today, 10 a.m.-9 p.m. and Saturday, noon-4 p.m. Gonzaga University, 502 E. Boone Ave. (509) 313-6611

Kolva-Sullivan Gallery - “Transcendental Landscapes,” Montana-inspired works by Tobe Harvey. Today, 5-9 p.m., 115 S. Adams St., Suite A. (509) 458-5517

Kress Gallery - “Annual Eat Cake Exhibit,” paintings by E.L. Stewart. Today, 5-9 p.m.; Saturday, 9 a.m.-9 p.m.; Sunday, 10 a.m.-9 p.m., River Park Square, 808 W. Main Ave., level three. (509) 363-5317

Magner Sanborn - “Jed Conklin – A Decade in Pictures,” photos from the Sahara Desert’s scorched earth to China’s lush countryside. Today, 5-9 p.m., 111 N. Post St. (509) 688-2200

ManicMoonStudio - “Celebrating the Female Signature,” soft-sculpture works by Denise Robertson. Today, 5-9 p.m., 1625 N. Monroe St. (509) 489-5465

Northwest Museum of Arts and Culture - “Timothy C. Ely: Line of Sight,” exquisitely bound handmade books that integrate Western and Eastern religious and mystical traditions. “Women’s Votes, Women’s Voices,” celebrating the centennial of woman’s suffrage in Washington state. “Dress Code,” clothing and fashion tracing the changing roles and ambitions of women. “Living Legacy: the American Indian Collection,” displays all of the Manning American Indian Collection acquired in 1916, the founding collection of the MAC. “Spokane Timeline: Personal Voices,” artifacts tracing Spokane’s history. Music by Canned Music. Admission by donation today, 5-9 p.m. and Saturday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. 2316 W. First Ave. (509) 456-3931

Bryan Oliver Gallery - “Bridges,” works by Roger Feldman. Today, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. and Saturday, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Whitworth University, Ernst F. Lied Center for the Visual Arts, Room 201. (509) 777-3258

Pottery Place Plus - Works in black ink blending natural and geometric symbolism by Buck Mountain and mixed-media sculpture in wood, stone and clay by Cyndi Morgan. Today, 10 a.m.-9 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m.-9 p.m.; Sunday, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. 203 N. Washington St. (main floor of Auntie’s Bookstore). (509) 327-6920

Raw Space - Non-juried exhibit featuring 104 established, newcomer and emerging artists. Today, 5 p.m.-9 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sunday, noon-4 p.m. 32 W. Second Ave. (next to SunPeople Dry Goods in the Pacific Bridge development).

Sante Restaurant - Photography by Mike Hollingworth; guitar music by John Zientek. Today-Saturday, 8 a.m.-9 p.m., and Sunday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. 404 W. Main Ave. (509) 315-4613

Saranac Project - “I am no bird,” sculptural works by Katie Creyts and works on canvas using printmaking and watercolor techniques by Shelly Williams. Today, noon-9-p.m. and Saturday, noon-5 p.m. 25 W. Main Ave. (509) 230-7758

Second Space Gallery - “Black,” an exploration of the texture and nature of the color by Edward Gilmore. Today, noon-9 p.m. and Saturday, noon-5 p.m. 610 W. Second Ave. (509) 847-3501

John Thamm Gallery - “Tribal Faces – Pagan Festivities, Totems of the Sun – Carnival Masks and Images,” raku clay totems by Jill Smith, Venetian-style leather masks by John Thamm and colorful paintings depicting Carnival figures by Clancie Pleasants. Today, 11:30 a.m.-9 p.m. and Saturday, 11 a.m.-4 p.m., Hutton Building, 11 S. Washington St. (509) 868-7434

Tinman Gallery - “20 Under 40,” works by emerging artists under age 40 including Dara Harvey, Megan Martens, Shelly Murney, Ben Olson, Tiffany Patterson, Jessie Rasche, Garric Simonsen and Austin Steigemeier in oil painting, printmaking, mixed media sculpture and painting, and photography; also works by exhibit jurors Scott Kolbo, Kay O’Rourke and Carrie Scozzaro. Today, 5-9 p.m. and Saturday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m., 811 W. Garland Ave. (509) 325-1500

Tinman Too - “Secret Discoveries,” printmaking and collage works by Melinda Melvin composed from eclectic photos, stamps, patterned paper, paint and pencil. Today, 5-9 p.m. and Saturday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m., 809 W. Garland Ave. (509) 325-1500

Transition’s Women’s Hearth - “Healing of the HeARTh,” works by participants in the day center for homeless and low-income women including photography, knitting and jewelry. Today, 5-9 p.m., 920 W. Second Ave. (509) 455-4249



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