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UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 8, 2019, 12:48 p.m.

GU’s Myrtle Woldson Performing Arts Center announces 2019-20 season

Tickets go on sale beginning Aug. 21 through the box office, 211 E. Desmet Ave. and (509) 313-2787.


‘The Sound of Music’ aces tests of collaboration, technical performance

Spokane Valley Summer Theatre’s production of “The Sound of Music,” which opened Friday night, offers a prime opportunity to revisit this well-loved production on a local stage.


UPDATED: Thu., June 20, 2019, 4:16 p.m.

In June at the galleries, a smattering of Spokane’s veteran and up-and-coming artists

Having smashed glass, dripped wax, and assembled found objects and images, these artists inspire with their creative explorations.


Missy Elliott, in tears, gets inducted into Songwriters Hall

Missy Elliott, the creative mastermind who has written hit songs for a number of female acts and created camaraderie among women in the music industry, felt the love back from …


UPDATED: Thu., May 9, 2019, 4:13 p.m.

West Central artists shed a light on their community, work

“We love West Central and want it to stay quirky, funky, fun and diverse,” said Mardis Nenno, whose pottery studio will be a stop on the tour. “We thought that …


UPDATED: Thu., April 4, 2019, 4:04 p.m.

April showers Spokane art lovers with plenty of possibilities during First Friday

Saturate comes to Chase, Art Spirit crosses the state line for a pop up show at the newly renovated Wonder Building, and Bob Kraut returns to Kolva-Sullivan


Saturate covers city in events: Arts events in April celebrate diversity

Here are highlights of Saturate events and venues during the month of April.


Winter Wonderland: Local artists shine in Spokane’s Winter Arts Tour

There are more than 35 venues and 200 artists – including actors, poets, filmmakers, painters, photographers, ceramicists, sculptors, fiber artists, and musicians – participating this Friday, Saturday, and Sunday.


Difference Makers: Taking art to the streets of Spokane

Karen Mobley isn’t that well known to the general public, even though she was a longtime city department head. Her work remains on display all over town, even if it …


UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 8, 2018, 10:55 p.m.

Man suspected of smashing downtown Spokane charity heart with stick has bail set at $20,000

A man suspected of smashing at least one public art sculpture with a stick in downtown Spokane had bond set at $20,000 Thursday.


UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 7, 2018, 9:40 p.m.

Police arrest man suspected of smashing third heart sculpture

Police arrested a man Wednesday suspected of smashing a third heart sculpture in downtown Spokane, part of an art project meant to raise money for charity.


UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 6, 2018, 6:03 p.m.

Spokane is heartbroken after vandal knocks over pair of fiberglass sculptures meant to raise funds for charity

While millions across the nation were stirred awake on Election Day ready to partake in civic engagement, Spokane instead woke up to a broken heart. Two, in fact.


Gallivanting galleries: First Friday showcases what Spokane art scene has to offer

Spokane’s galleries, wineries and shops throw open their doors every First Friday to welcome visitors seeking some needed respite.


UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 1, 2018, 9:05 a.m.

Downtown Spokane heart sculptures to raise funds for Ronald McDonald House

The Ronald McDonald House has partnered with STCU to install painted hearts throughout downtown to raise money for the charity.


Art and the 5th: Brown and McMorris Rodgers discuss art and humanities

Former Washington poet laureate Tod Marshall wanted to know where Eastern Washington’s two congressional candidates stood on issues surrounding arts and the humanities. So he asked them.


Art views from the 5th Congressional District

Former Washington poet laureate Tod Marshall cast a wide net in seeking comment about the importance of arts and humanities in politics and governance. Here is what people had to …


UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 16, 2018, 3:59 p.m.

Tucker puts his spin on another classic, ‘Back to the Future’

Ryan Dean Tucker had hardly washed all the fake blood off his feet when he started thinking about his next one-man show. There were a few technical difficulties in the …


UPDATED: Mon., July 23, 2018, 10:27 a.m.

Ballet Arts Academy welcomes Icelandic dance students for the summer

The Spokane’s Ballet Arts Academy will become a second home to nine Icelandic dance students for the duration of the intensive period.


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 …


Out-of-step musicals

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 …


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.


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 …


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 …


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.


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 …


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.