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Dara DeBast’s work featured at New Moon Art Gallery

UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 4, 2021

Dara DeBast, who in the last year has returned to Spokane, is showing at New Moon Art Gallery this month in an exhibit titled "Inviting Love Back In," and an oil-on-canvas work, "Sun Bird," will be among her works on display.
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Avenue West to host photographers Pat Schilling, Kevin Montgomery

UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 28, 2021

During the months of February and March, Avenue West Gallery will showcase photographs by Pat Schilling and Kevin Montgomery. Spokane's Schilling, the featured artist, focuses on landscape photography, especially urban landscapes. Montgomery is known for his night photography.

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Humanities Washington announces February virtual events

UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 28, 2021

Humanities Washington has announced a slew of virtual events for February. On Tuesday at noon, the Holocaust Center for Humanity will host “Who Was Chief Seattle?” presented by David M. Buerge. Buerge is a biographer and historian to the Duwamish Tribe.
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MAC is now open for private visits

UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 14, 2021

In accordance with the first phase of Gov. Jay Inslee's reopening plan, the Northwest Museum of Arts and Culture is now open for private visits. On Tuesdays through Saturdays, a group of as many as six people from the same household can visit the MAC for 50 minutes. Visits begin at 10 a.m., with the last visit at 4 p.m.
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Upcycled Life: DIY kitchen or bath scrubbie

Finding new ways to reuse common packaging items is a great way to reduce household waste. The plastic produce nets that come with citrus, garlic and other fresh produce can double duty in several ways. Today, we will make a simple kitchen or bath scrubbie.
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Local Denny Carman honors more than 500 fellow artists on social media

UPDATED: Thu., Dec. 17, 2020

Dedicated to highlighting Spokane’s creative community professionally and personally, Denny Carman has spent the last two years honoring fellow local artists – now more than 500 – in a series of Facebook posts. “And I have 1,600 something artist friends on Facebook, so I have quite a ways to go.”
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Public is invited to submit poetry for Chris Cook and Spokane Arts project In the Neighborhood

UPDATED: Thu., Dec. 17, 2020

To celebrate local neighborhoods, Spokane’s poet laureate Chris Cook is asking residents to go for a walk and open their eyes. Most importantly, jot down your thoughts about where you live, in verse form. Any local resident, past or present, can take a crack at writing a poem paying tribute to a Spokane neighborhood as part of Spokane Arts’ In the Neighborhood poetry project.
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Gonzaga students create Berlin, Crosby and ‘White Christmas’ digital exhibit

UPDATED: Thu., Dec. 17, 2020

As far as holiday music goes, the Irving Berlin-penned "White Christmas" is a staple on nearly every holiday playlist. And while covers by the likes of Frank Sinatra, the Drifters, Bette Midler, Garth Brooks and Andrea Bocelli have been released, none is as classic as the version sung by Spokane's own Bing Crosby. 
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Think local, shop local: A Spokane-centric gift guide for the holiday season

During this holiday season, shoppers can add extra-special meaning to their purchases by not only selecting gifts with thought for loved ones, but also by buying items from local businesses and with Spokane in mind. Here is a list of Spokane-centric holiday gift ideas by The Spokesman-Review's Features staff. If you want to add your gift-giving ideas to our list, keep reading.
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Grace June adds her voice and listens with photo collection ‘We Hear You’

UPDATED: Thu., Dec. 10, 2020

For photographer and artist Grace June, confrontation has never come naturally. But with her latest photo series, June has found a way to add her voice to the conversation without forgetting to listen. The series, June said, is titled “We Hear You” in response to those who have said, “I can’t breathe.”
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Dad Daze: Nurture by Naps understands that postpartum care is essential

Nothing prepares a mother for departure from the hospital after having her first child. All of the Dr. Spock books and material from other parenting experts slips out of your brain once you're smacked in the face by the welcome fresh air. Good luck after you're no longer tethered to labor and delivery.