Wednesday, February 3, 2016
Goodbye to Legos. Hello to Treasure! at the Museum of Arts and Culture
This is the last weekend for the Northwest Museum of Arts & Culture's wildly popular Lego exhibit called 'Nature Connects: Lego Brick Sculptures.'
If you haven't seen the 28 giant nature-themed sculptures made from 500,000 Lego bricks by New York-based artist Sean Kenney, you're missing out! There's an eight-foot-tall hummingbird, a seven-foot-tall rose, and a life-size bison and calf made out of 61,371 Legos! The Lego exhibit runs through this Sunday, February 7, and includes 200 smaller Lego sculptures made by local folks, ages kindergarten through adult.
A new exhibit opened at the Northwest Museum of Arts & Culture on January 23 called 'Treasure!' which is the history and science of treasure-hunting. Treasure! explores underwater riches, buried treasure, gold rushes, treasure in the attic, and modern treasure hunts. 'Treasure!' runs until May 15.
Come this weekend to the Northwest Museum of Arts & Culture and you can see both the Lego and Treasure exhibits. The museums is open 10am to 5pm, Wednesdays through Sundays in Browne's Addition at 2316 W. First Avenue. Free parking in the museum's parking structure or on the street. Admission prices: Members (free), Adults: $10, Seniors: $7.50, Youth ages 6-18, $5, Students 18+ with ID: $5. $1 off for active duty or retired military and AAA members. Admission to the historic Campbell House is included in admission price.
Note: Starting on Tuesday, February 9, the museum will be open every Tuesday from 10am to 5pm, and every Tuesday will be half price!
Adults: $5, Seniors (60+): $3.75, Children Ages 6-18: $2.50, College Students w/ID: $2.50, All active museum members and children 5 & under are free. Discount does not apply to school group visitation or group discounts. No other offer or discounts apply.
For more information, visit www.northwestmuseum.org.
Spokane Arts Visual Arts Tour starts this First Friday
The City-wide arts tour will be this First Friday, February 5, and will run through Sunday, February 7. Over 40 venues are participating with countless artists and amazing artwork.
For more information and listing of venues and artists, visit www.spokanearts.org/visual-arts-tour.
Spokane Boat Show at the Fairgrounds through Saturday
The 62nd annual Spokane boat show has docked at the Fairgrounds now through Saturday, February 6 showing hundreds of boats of all sizes, in 9 buildings. Go to spokaneboatshow.com for all the details.
'T 4 2' at Trackside this Month
Trackside Studio Ceramic Art Gallery, 115 S. Adams Street, has a sweetheart of an exhibit featuring one-of-a-kind ceramic teapots, paired with cups, creamers and sugars this Valentine Month. The show, called 'T 4 2' runs February 5-26, with First Friday Receptions, this Friday, February 5 from 5-8pm and Saturday, February 6, noon-4pm.
Gallery hours through the month of February are Wednesday through Friday, noon-5:30pm. For more information and to shop online go to tracksidestuido.net or call 509-863-9904.
Charlie Chaplin's 'City Lights' at the Fox
Charlie Chaplin's 1931 'comedy romance pantomime,' 'City Lights,' complete with Chaplin's original score, performed Live by the Spokane Symphony, will be shown on the big screen at Martin Woldson Theater at The Fox this Saturday, February 6 at 7:30pm.
'City Lights' follows the misadventures of Charlie Chaplin's iconic Little Tramp as he falls in love with a beautiful blind flower seller. It was ranked as the 11th greatest American film of all time by the American Film Institute.
Ticketswest has your seats at www.ticketswest.com or 800-325-SEAT.
Brad Paisley comes to the Arena Feb. 12
Country music superstar Brad Paisley is bringing his 'Crushin' It World Tour' to the Spokane Veterans Memorial Arena on Friday, February 12 at 7:30pm. Paisley is a critically acclaimed singer, songwriter, guitarist and entertainer whose talents have earned him numerous awards, including three GRAMMYs, two American Music Awards, 14 Academy of Country Music Awards and 14 Country Music Association Awards (including Entertainer of the Year), among many others.
Tickets available at www.ticketswest.com or 800-325-SEAT.
Hospice of Spokane to host 11th Annual Taste of Life
Join Hospice of Spokane on Friday, February 26 from 5:30-8:30pm at the Spokane Club, 1002 W Riverside Ave, for their annual Taste of Life. This fun event pairs great local wines, premium microbrews, ciders and delicious food, along with live music. This is a very popular event, benefitting a wonderful organization, Hospice of Spokane.
For more information or to purchase tickets for $75 each, visit www.hospiceofspokane.org/taste or call 509-456-0438 and ask for Development.
Mardi Gras celebration at Mirabeau Feb. 13
Spokane Valley Partners Presents the Mardi Gras Masquerade Ball at the Mirabeau Park Hotel, 1100 N Sullivan Rd in Spokane Valley on Saturday, February 13. Dance the night away to Zydeco DJ Music. Room packages available starting at $169, which includes two dinner and party tickets to the masquerade ball. Separate dinner tickets are $50, Party tickets only, $20.
For Reservations, call 509-924-9000 or visit
Bach is back Feb 23-March 6
The 38th Annual Northwest Bach Festival with Zuill Bailey, Artistic Director, will bring 12 days of musical excitement with concerts, films, Flash-Bach! appearances, special events and more. Starting on Wednesday, February 23 and running through Sunday, March 6 at a wide variety of Spokane venues.
The Festival concerts begin on Wednesday, February 24 at 7:30pm with a Festival Classics Concert, Bach XXI--Bach for the 21st Century, featuring the Matt Herskowitz Piano Jazz Trio with Zuill Bailey, cello, turning Barrister Winery, into a Bach Jazz Club. The Festival Classics will conclude with a grand Finale Concert in St. John's Cathedral, on Sunday, March 6 at 3pm.
For a complete listing of events including special and free events, and ticket information, visit www.nwbachfest.com.
Monster Jam coming this Friday through Sunday
Don't miss this year's Monster Jam, coming to the Spokane Arena this Friday, February 5 and continuing through Sunday, February 7. Show times are Friday, 7:30pm; Saturday, 2pm & 7:30pm; and Sunday, 2pm. Tickets available at www.ticketswest.com or 800-325-SEAT.
SPiFF continues through Feb. 6
The 18th Annual Spokane International Film Festival continues this week and runs through Saturday, February 6. Films will be shown at The Martin Woldson Theatre and The Fox, Magic Lantern Theatre, The Bing Crosby Theater, and AMC River Park Square 20, and there will be a special engagement at the Garland Theater in the Garland District.
Visit spokanefilmfestival.org for more information.
Torn Felt - Felt Torn at Spokane Art School Gallery
Spokane Art School Gallery, 811 W. Garland Avenue, presents 'Torn Felt - Felt Torn', a show by the Artreach program at Crosswalk. There's an artists' reception this Friday, February 5 from 5-9pm with live music from Front Porch Trio. The show runs through March 26. Art School hours are Monday-Friday 10am-5pm and Saturday 10am-4pm.
The Spokane Art School provides quality fine arts instruction in the visual arts from professional artists in a variety of teaching environments. The Art School holds classes for children or adults, ranging from single-day workshops, multi-day workshops for more complicated projects and techniques and weekly classes in different disciplines such as painting and drawing. Instruction is geared towards all levels of proficiency from beginning to master.
Go to spokaneartschool.net for more information.
Harlem Globetrotters 90th Anniversary World Tour at the Arena
Listen for the sweet sounds of 'Sweet Georgia Brown' as the world famous Harlem Globetrotters come to the Spokane Arena, Tuesday, February 16 at 7pm.
The Harlem Globetrotters are on their most epic tour in history, as the team celebrates its 90th Anniversary World Tour. A star-studded roster will have fans on the edge of their seats to witness the ball handling wizardry, basketball artistry and one-of-a-kind family entertainment that thrills fans of all ages.
Ticketswest has your seats at www.ticketswest.com or 800-325-SEAT.
Discount to National Geographic series for library card holders
If you enjoy adventure travel, breathtaking photography, or engaging stories told by explorers, scientists, and artists, then you won't want to miss the National Geographic Live series at the INB Performing Arts Center.
We are excited to share a special discount to this series of talks. All Spokane Public Library card holders can purchase tickets to the National Geographic Live series at a special library rate of $19.50 per ticket (normally $42.50). This month's showing is Tuesday, February 9, at 7pm. Check
www.inbpac.com for dates of upcoming monthly shows.
To purchase tickets, visit www.ticketswest.com or 800-325-SEAT. Use promo code SPOLIBRARY.
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