Stories tagged: arts
Sun., April 1, 2018, noon
Spokane Arts Grants Awards funds artistic reach
Today, Spokane Arts announced its first round of Spokane Arts Grants Awards for the year, with nine local artists or arts organizations receiving a total of $40,150 in aid from …
Sat., Jan. 6, 2018
Reviving the hallmarks of our musical theater heritage is such a widespread practice on the American stage that the mores of bygone ages are going to be dredged up and …
Fri., Dec. 29, 2017, 6 a.m.
Ginger Ewing merges creativity and culture through art to better Spokane
If you’ve admired Ginelle Hustrulid’s soundwave, made from more than 1,200 paint samples located on First Avenue, thank Window Dressing.
Sun., Sept. 24, 2017
For ceramicist Gina Freuen, it’s all about bringing art home
If Freuen had her way, everyone would “buy local” for every piece of art displayed on their walls or shelves. Next weekend, in her capacity as co-founder of the Little …
Thu., Sept. 21, 2017, 10:16 a.m.
Oregon Supreme Court affirms Portland arts tax
The Oregon Supreme Court has upheld the constitutionality of Portland’s art tax.
UPDATED: Thu., June 29, 2017, 3:14 p.m.
Chihuly complements – and sometimes competes with – nature at New York Botanical Garden
The New York show, named simply “Chihuly” and which runs until Oct. 29, is the latest in a number of exhibitions he has taken to botanical gardens since 2001. But …
Sun., March 5, 2017, 7 a.m.
Local creatives get a boost from Spokane Arts Grant
Eight winners of the first Spokane Arts Grants Award were selected this week from a field of more than 70 applicants.
Sun., March 5, 2017
Symphony celebrates ‘three Bs of classical music’ in 2017-18 season
Thomas Hampson will headline a concert to mark the 10th anniversary of the Fox Theater restoration.
UPDATED: Fri., March 3, 2017, 9:59 p.m.
Bach Festival: ‘Tales of Hemingway’ showcases Bailey, Daugherty at their finest
At Barrister Winery on Thursday, Zuill Bailey, distinguished cellist and artistic director of the Northwest Bach Festival, performed in an event that was as much a celebration as a recital. …
UPDATED: Sun., Feb. 26, 2017, 4:40 p.m.
Spokane Symphony electrifies crowd with Ravel
No concerts of the current season of the Spokane Symphony have displayed the power of the orchestra so brilliantly as those that took place this weekend in the Martin Woldson …
Thu., Feb. 23, 2017, 10:30 a.m.
Spokane Symphony to give taste of France with tribute to composer Maurice Ravel
For the symphony’s Classics concert this weekend, “French Virtuosity - A Tribute to Ravel,” Preu chose to shine the spotlight on renowned French composer Maurice Ravel while also showing his …
UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 23, 2017, 11:34 a.m.
Terrain marks milestone with new exhibit
Terrain will mark a major milestone Friday with the opening of a new, permanent, visual arts gallery, featuring the exhibit “Oracular Rooftops” by Brooklyn-based artist Heather Hart.
Sun., Jan. 15, 2017
Spokane Arts offers money to artists - and information on how to apply for it
Workshop on Wednesday designed to teach creatives the tricks to applying for new local arts grants.
Sun., Jan. 1, 2017, 5:18 p.m.
Bruce Willis, Demi Moore donate Hailey theater to troupe
Actors Bruce Willis and Demi Moore have donated the Liberty Theatre in downtown Hailey to a local theater company.
Thu., Dec. 22, 2016, 5 p.m.
Accessible artwork: Spokane neighborhoods offer galleries and more
Take a walk on Spokane’s creative side with your out-of-town guests this year. Get off the couch and give travelers a glimpse of a walkable city teeming with arts and …
Thu., Dec. 8, 2016, 7:35 a.m.
Bad Santa: Child crushed after not-so-jolly man tells him to ‘lay off the hamburgers and french fries’
Anthony Mayse took a seat on Santa’s lap, looked into his eyes, and told the elderly chimney-hopper exactly what he wants this Christmas: an iPod touch and a drone. But …
Thu., Dec. 1, 2016, 3 p.m.
YWCA sculpture a symbol of new beginnings
Debra Garrett, a longtime YWCA supporter, wanted a piece of art to honor people who fall victim to domestic violence. She turned to Ildikó Kalapács to bring her vision to …
Thu., Nov. 24, 2016, 10 a.m.
Photographer casts eye to found objects
You’ve stuffed your belly with turkey and dressing. Now it’s time to fill your soul with nourishing art at the seventh annual
Thu., Nov. 3, 2016, noon
Everyday objects lend insight into ancient Roman culture at Jundt
‘Roman Myth and Mythmaking’ at the Jundt demonstrates how Romans constructed and spread their cultural and religious beliefs through the small objects they used every day.
Tue., Sept. 27, 2016, 10:38 a.m.
Oregon Shakespeare Festival receives $5 million donation
The Oregon Shakespeare Festival has received a $5 million donation, the second-largest individual contribution the festival has ever received.
Sun., Sept. 25, 2016
Faced with ALS, gallery owner Steve Gibbs works to cement arts legacy
Steve Gibbs, owner of The Art Spirit Gallery in Coeur d’Alene and a fixture of the Lake City’s arts scene, has ALS, the terminal neuromuscular disease. He is working to …
Thu., Sept. 8, 2016, 4 p.m.
Boland exhibit at Kolva-Sullivan searches for connections in an unsafe world
Spokane artist Matt Boland believes all you need is love. And a lot of caution. Mixed with a large dose of paranoia. His new showing, running through September at the …
Tue., Aug. 30, 2016, 8:03 p.m.
Skyscraper-filled Dubai burnishes arts scene with new opera
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates – Already filled with towering skyscrapers, Dubai will soon offer soaring arias inside a new opera house. The city-state is opening the Dubai Opera on Wednesday …
Wed., June 29, 2016, 11:44 a.m.
Doug Clark: Spokane’s trendiest spots share one thing – Mark Camp
I’m an hour into my trek through the historic “Washington Cracker Co.” building, 304 W. Pacific Ave., and it appears my impish tour guide has saved the funhouse part like …
Thu., June 16, 2016, 7 p.m.
Bazaar vendor Teddi Cripps stitches up a lucrative business in leather
Teddi Cripps never thought of herself as an artist, never dreamed of DIY-ing out of her basement full time. But that’s the option the 26-year-old psychotherapist now faces. What started …
Fri., June 10, 2016, 7 p.m.
Exhibit uses art to ‘Bridge’ religious differences, commonalities
A traveling art exhibit that has been displayed in the oldest church in Paris, set up in the Westown Hub of Cario, and reached the United States on the University …
Thu., May 19, 2016, noon
Gallery glance: Auction benefits Spokane Valley Arts Council
The Spokane Valley Art Council Artist Showcase Art Auction takes place on Saturday.
Wed., May 18, 2016, 5:01 p.m.
Modern Theater proposes 300-seat venue in Coeur d’Alene’s Midtown area
After years of looking for the perfect spot for a larger performance venue in Coeur d’Alene, The Modern Theater believes it has found it. The nonprofit company proposes building a …
Thu., April 28, 2016, 10:49 a.m.
Artists help celebrate CdA Park’s 125 years
Coeur d’Alene Park in Browne’s Addition is turning 125 years old this year, and the celebrations are getting started this spring.
Fri., April 15, 2016, 7 p.m.
Independent sellers in Spokane seek to court new and old vinyl fans on ‘Record Store Day’
With vinyl record sales seeing 12 straight years of growth, independent record store owners in Spokane are hoping to attract both the seasoned fan and the young initiate on the …