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Transformations of time have shaped artist Tom O’Day’s work

UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 13, 2020

Local artist and professor of art Tom O’Day retired last spring from his long-held position at Spokane Falls Community College. A Southern California native, O’Day has devoted his career to expanding Spokane’s exposure to art and doing what he loves: creating and teaching.

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‘Pop Art’ artists featured in new MAC exhibit ‘created their own style’

UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 8, 2020

It's difficult not to be drawn to the beauty and contrast of Andy Warhol's "Reigning Queens." Illustrating the difference between chilly and distant Queen Elizabeth II and sunny and approachable Queen Ntombi Twala of Swaziland, courtesy of screen prints, is inspired, and the concept by the late, legendary artist holds up a generation later.
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Joshua Martel scores mural at Riverfront Park Sports Complex

UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 8, 2020

Spokane Arts has made a selection for the 2021 Hooptown USA outdoor basketball court mural project located at Riverfront Park. Local mural artist Joshua Martel will be the painter for the mural at the multi-court complex, which is still under construction at the North Bank of the park.
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Exhibits on pop art, Spokane Symphony and World War II opening Sunday at the MAC

UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 1, 2020

After a sold-out reopening in August, albeit at 25% capacity, the Northwest Museum of Arts and Culture has a packed schedule of exhibitions to offer visitors this fall. The headliner brings work from pop art powerhouses to Spokane: "Pop Power From Warhol to Koons: Masterworks From the Collections of Jordan D. Schnitzer and His Family Foundation."
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Spokane Arts Awards: Celebration is online Saturday for the first time

UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 26, 2020

In years past, the Spokane Arts’ annual awards parties celebrating local artists and cultural organizations have often been raucous affairs. Artists and audiences have shown up with loud costumes, strong cocktails and questionable dance moves. (This is what I’ve been told, anyway.)
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Things to do in Spokane: Sept. 25-Oct. 2

UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 24, 2020

Spokane Arts Awards – A live broadcast from Lucky You Lounge featuring Jess Walter reading from his new book, "The Cold Millions," live music and a presentation. For more information and tickets, visit spokanearts.org. Saturday, 8 p.m. Lucky You Lounge, 1801 W. Sunset Blvd. $5. (206) 499-9173.
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Priest Lake Museum unveils new website

UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 18, 2020

Talk about a summer transformation: The Priest Lake Museum has recently launched a brand new website giving patrons access to lake history year-round. On the website, visitors will find sneak peeks at exhibits currently housed in the museum. Viewers also can read outdoor exhibit panels and learn more about programs.
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Inland Northwest Opera and MAC combine music and history

UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 18, 2020

When Dawn Wolski left her South Hill home en route to the Northwest Museum of Arts and Culture on Saturday afternoon, it appeared that life was imitating art. The sky was hazy and smoky. The air quality was hazardous. However, the general and artistic director of Inland Northwest Opera braved the elements.
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Upcycled Life: Framed note board

Give an old frame a new life as a note board for your home office or classroom. Fix up and decorate the frame to cover any dings. I used old coloring book pages decoupaged on top of the areas I wanted to conceal. Other possibilities include pages from magazines, old maps or stamps.
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Little Spokane River Artist Studio Tour goes virtual

UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 27, 2020

The Little Spokane River Artist Studio Tour, now in its 13th year, will be a virtual event next month due to COVID-19, co-founder Gina Freuen announced Wednesday. The show opens Sept. 26 at 8 a.m. at littlespokanestudios.com, with more than three dozen regional artists participating. 

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