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Wednesday, October 1, 2014

Major ceramics show at The Kolva-Sullivan Gallery

The Kolva-Sullivan Gallery at 115 South Adams Street presents the Annual Archie Bray Foundation Resident Show representing the best of the emerging talents in American studio ceramics. See the formative work of artists evolving into national and world prominence. Spokane is fortunate to be able to view the diversity and quality of ceramic talent showcased in this exhibition. The opening reception is this Friday, October 3 from 5 to 9pm and the show runs through October 25th. For more information call 509-458-5517.

Antsy McClain returns to the Bing this Friday

Singer, songwriter, humorist and small town philosopher Antsy McClain returns to Spokane for a concert at the Bing Crosby Theatre Friday night, October 3 at 7:30. Antsy writes and sings what he knows: 'The Good Life.' Ticektswest has your seats at or 800-325-SEAT.

Comedian ventriloquist Terry Fator at Northern Quest Saturday

Las Vegas headliner and winner of Season 2 of 'America's Got Talent,' Terry Fator comes to Northern Quest Saturday night, October 4 at 7:30. He incorporates celebrity impressions and musical comedy into his popular ventriloquist act, doing over 100 impressions with 16 different puppets. Go to for your tickets.

Spokane Renaissance Faire at Greenbluff this weekend

The Spokane Renaissance Faire is this Saturday and Sunday, October 4 & 5 on the backside of Greenbluff. See jousting, equestrian games, sword fighting, dancing, and more! There's food, a marketplace, fantastic costumes and fun for the whole family. Go to for more information.

Bozzi's 'Best of the City' at the Lincoln Center October 10

Come celebrate all that is The Best of the City at Bozzi Media's annual awards party celebrating the 'Best of' Gold, Silver and Bronze winners Friday, October 10 from 6 to 11 pm at the Lincoln Center. Go to to order your tickets.

'Love Story' by Hara Allison at the Kress Gallery

This First Friday, October 3 from 5 to 9pm, artist Hara Allison presents 'Love Story' a show of her paintings at the Kress Gallery in River Park Square.

Inspired at an early age by her mother's paintings and sculptures, Hara has used that influence to discover her own style of art, mixing acrylic with other medium to create rich textures with a bit of sparkle! Hara's subject matter captures the sensuality of women as well as the childlike wonder of little girls.

Pianist Joyce Yang with the Spokane Symphony

Saturday, October 11 at 8pm and Sunday, October 12 3pm, enjoy intoxicating music featuring Joyce Yang, critically acclaimed as 'the most gifted young pianist of her generation.' The 26 year old performs Franck's 'Symphonic Variations,' a jewel of the Romantic repertoire, followed by de Falla's enchanting 'Nights in the Gardens of Spain,' evoking lively gypsy dancing and folk music. Call 509-624-1200 for tickets.

'Variety Pak' to play at South Side Senior Center dances

'Variety Pak', a five piece dance band headlines once-a-month Friday and Sunday dances at the Southside Senior and Community Center. This Sunday, October 5 the dance is 5:30 to 8:30 pm.

For more information, contact Bonnie McDade 509-535-0803 ext. 103.

Spokane Trivia Championship Thursday at the Bing

The first annual Spokane Trivia Championship is this Thursday, October 2 at the Bing Crosby Theater at 7 pm to benefit Spokane Public Library through STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) education and technology advances. Tickets are $12 through Ticketswest at or 800-325-SEAT.

Create Spokane, art everywhere, all day, everyday

Throughout the month of October, Create Spokane program partners will be hosting workshops, lectures, performances, exhibitions, classes and more. With more than 100 events across creative arts and industries disciplines, there is something for everyone. Find the calendar at

Les Mis at Lake City Playhouse

'Les Mis' at Lake City Playhouse in Coeur d'Alene, directed by George Green, has added an extra weekend to their run. The show is now on through October 18. Call 208-667-1323 or go to for tickets.

Season Finale of Cowboy Supper Shows at the Rockin' B Ranch Oct 10 & 11

Don't let the season pass you by...come join the Riders of the Rockin' B Ranch for their season finale weekend Friday, October 10 & Saturday, October 11. Enjoy an evening of cowboy music, delicious barbecue dinner and lots of fun.

Go to for tickets and information.

John Anderson at The Brickwall Gallery

The Brickwall Gallery is featuring Seattle photographer John Anderson for this Friday's Artwalk. The gallery is located at 530 W. main on the skywalk just east of Macy's in the Bennett Block. They are open until 8:30 on Friday October 3.

For more info call 509-928-7721.

Harvest Moon & HalloWine Auction Oct 17

The Inland NW Business Travel Association is holding their annual Harvest Moon & HalloWine Auction at the Mirabeau Park Hotel & Convention Center Friday, October 17, from 5:30-9pm. A portion of the proceeds from this auction will benefit Northwest North Pole Adventures Spokane Fantasy Flight.

Spokane Fantasy Flight provides a magical trip to the North Pole for some very special children from area shelters and community programs. They are flown to the North Pole for an evening of wonderment and surprises. For more information on NW North Pole Adventures, visit

Tickets are $45 per person and available at

Custer's Fall Antique & Collector's Sale this weekend

The 39th Annual Custer's Fall Antique & Collector's Sale is this Friday through Sunday, October 3-5 at the Spokane Fair & Expo Center. This year's show features over 150 dealers from across the west coast, with thousands of vintage treasures for you and your home.

Admission is $6 for adults, good all weekend. Kids 12 and under are free. Hours are Friday, 4-9pm; Saturday 10am-6pm; and Sunday 10am-4pm. Visit for more information.

KPBX Kids' Concert featuring the Urban Coyote Bush Band Sat. October 4

Spokane Public Radio invites the community to River Park Square on Saturday, October 4 for a free KPBX Kids' Concert. The unique Urban Coyote Bush Band will play from 1-2 pm in the main atrium, performing folk songs from the Australian Outback and the British Isles.

Since its inception in Spokane in 1982, the Urban Coyote Bush Band has carried the spirit and flavor of Australian folk music to audiences throughout the Northwest. Group members include Ken Raymond, Paul Tapp, and Jim Roberts. Among them, they play guitar, bass, mandolin, fiddle, harmonica, banjo, pennywhistle, accordion, bouzouki, bodhran and lagerphone (an Australian rhythm instrument fashioned from bottlecaps).

In addition to music from Down Under, they also add tunes and songs from Appalachia and the Celtic lands. Known for their harmonies and the rollicking lyrics of their songs, they please crowds of all ages. Particularly with younger audiences, they enjoy getting their audiences to 'help out' with their renditions.

For more information, visit

Oktoberfest Beer Dinner at the Lincoln Center this Friday Oct 3

This is the month for beer and The Connoisseur's Club at The Lincoln Center presents a great Oktoberfest event with Big Sky Brewing Company for a special Beer Dinner this Friday, October 3 at the Lincoln Center, starting at 6pm. Enjoy a 5-course dinner paired with special brews including Moose Drool Brown Ale, Trout Slayer Wheat Ale and a limited release of Ivan the Terrible Imperial Stout.

Tickets are $55 per person, and Connoisseur's Club members receive a 20% discount on tickets for 2. Don't miss a lineup of great beers, great food and the opportunity to meet and learn from the experts at Big Sky Brewing Company. Visit for more information.

Beyond Pink Fundraising Event October 10

Beyond Pink is hosting their 5th annual Designer Bra Fashion Show on Friday, October 10 at the Spokane Convention Center. Doors open at 5pm with a silent auction with hundreds of items, no-host bar and hors d'oeuvres. At 7pm, the live show and auction will begin. There will be an entertaining show opener, then local artists and designers will show off their best. Themed packages will be auctioned off one by one throughout the evening. The event will wrap up with an exclusive VIP event.

100% of the net proceeds will go towards funding for women who cannot afford thermography. To date, the charity has helped over 300 local women in the battle against breast disease, a number not lost on those behind this event's success.

Tickets are $50 and can be purchased in advance at Sponsorship opportunities are still available. For more information contact Charlie Brewer, Founder at or 509-663-7776.

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