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Wednesday, October 8, 2014

Timothy Ely at the Art Spirit Gallery



The Art Spirit Gallery at 415 Sherman in downtown Coeur d'Alene presents an opening reception of 'The Impossible Landscape' from 5-8 this Friday, October 10. Meet artist Timothy Ely and check out 30 of his latest works. It will be 2nd Friday ArtWalk, so you can also enjoy a lively evening of fine art, fine dining and good friends in downtown Coeur d'Alene.

Timothy Ely will give an informal talk about his work starting at 1:00 in the gallery on Saturday, October 11.

For more information and to see the show on line go to theartspiritgallery.com.

Bozzi's 'Best of the City' Friday at the Lincoln Center



Come celebrate all that is The Best of the City at Bozzi Media's fabulous annual awards party this Friday, October 10 from 6 to 11 pm at the Lincoln Center. Go to eventbrite.com to order your tickets.


Designer bra fashion show and more at Beyond Pink



Beyond Pink is hosting their 5th annual Designer Bra Fashion Show this Friday, October 10 at the Spokane Convention Center. There's an auction, show, hors d'oeuvres, and local artists and designers will show off their best bras. Tickets are $50 and can be purchased in advance at BeyondPink.net.


Rockin' B Riders offer one more weekend



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


Art in the Making Saturday in Coeur d'Alene Plaza Shops atrium

Watch 13 regional artists draw, paint, and sculpt from two live models this Saturday, October 11 1:00 to 4:00 pm, in the atrium at the Coeur d'Alene Plaza Shops at 210 Sherman Avenue.

Stroke by stroke, piece by piece, watch as art unfolds in front of your very eyes. The thought, the pause, the shifting, the thinking, everything that goes into the creation of a true piece of art - that is what 'Art in the Making' is all about.

Sponsored by The Art Spirit Gallery, this is approximately the 30th time in the last fourteen years that they have put on this popular community event. Designed to help promote art through public demonstration, all visual artists and musicians are invited as volunteers, anxious to share their enthusiasm for art.

Art in the Making is part of Art from the Heart, the 12th annual celebration of the arts brought to you by the Coeur d'Alene Arts & Cultural Alliance. For more information, contact organizer Steve Gibbs, of The Art Spirit Gallery, at 208-765-6066 or Steve@theartspiritgallery.com.


Need some home ideas? Head to the Fairgrounds this weekend

This Friday, Saturday and Sunday, Oct 10-12 is the 36th Annual Spokane Fall Home Idea Show at the Spokane Fair & Expo Center, focusing on building, renovation, landscaping, design and decor. For more information, visit www.homeideashow.com.

Carbon Leaf at the Bing Sunday



Virginia natives Carbon Leaf weave their signature indie-rock blend of Celtic, Appalachian, folk, and country into a rousing new brand of music. best described as 'ether-electrified porch music.' They are at the Bing Sunday, October 12 at 7:30. Ticketswest has your seats at www.ticketswest.com or 800-325-SEAT.


Gonzaga Symphony Orchestra performs Oct 13 at the Fox

On Monday, October 13, 7:30pm, join the Gonzaga Symphony Orchestra, under the direction of Kevin Hekmatpanah for a performance that includes Beethoven's Violin Concerto in D Major with guest violinist Kurt Nikkanen. The program also features Rossini's Overture to Semiramide, Khachaturian's Masquerade Waltz and Berlioz's Roman Carnival Overture.

Tickets available at www.ticketswest.com or 800-325-SEAT.

'Citizen Koch' film at the Bing October 21 benefitting Meals on Wheels



Citizen Koch, a film by the Academy Award nominated directors Carl Deal and Tia Lessin (Trouble the Water) looks at the state of democracy in America, and examines the impact of the Supreme Court's Citizens United ruling, which unleashed a torrent of unlimited, anonymous political spending by corporations and billionaires that fundamentally changed the way our democracy works. Citizen Koch is an essential and powerful portrait of our political times.

Citizen Koch will be shown at the Bing Crosby Theater, 901 W Sprague on Tuesday, October 21 at 6pm. There will be a Q&A panel/audience discussion after the film. $10 suggested donation. All net proceeds to benefit Meals on Wheels Spokane.

Learn more about the film at CitizenKoch.com.


Pianist Joyce Yang with the Spokane Symphony



This Saturday, October 11 at 8pm and Sunday, October 12 at 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, or www.ticketswest.com or 800-325-SEAT.

Spokane Public Radio presents Dr. Zorba Paster at the Bing October 9



Spokane Public Radio presents 'America's Favorite Family Doc,' Zorba Paster, tomorrow night, October 9, 7 pm at the Bing Crosby Theater. A practicing family physician and longtime public radio host, Paster will take health questions from the audience in a session moderated by SPR Program Director, Verne Windham. Paster will begin the evening with advice from his book, The Longevity Code: Your Personal Prescription for a Longer, Sweeter Life, and will meet audience members for a book signing after his presentation.

Each week, Paster and co-host Tom Clark discuss healthy living, fitness tips, and the week's healthy recipe choice, as well as new developments in the healthcare world, on their nationally syndicated show, 'Zorba Paster On Your Health,' produced by Wisconsin Public Radio.

'Zorba Paster On Your Health' can be heard Wednesdays at noon on KPBX (91.1 FM) and Sundays at noon on KSFC (91.9 FM).

Tickets are $20 for upper balcony seating and $23 for lower balcony or floor seating, and are on sale at all TicketsWest outlets at www.ticketswest.com or 800-325-SEAT. Fees may apply, including a $2 Bing Crosby Theater restoration Fee. Proceeds benefit SPR. More information is available online at SpokanePublicRadio.org.

Chocolate Therapy at the Lincoln Center

Next Thursday, October 16th from 6pm to 10pm, enjoy the sweet tastes of chocolate as the Connoisseur's Club presents a special chocolate-laced journey into the world of food & wine. Presented in partnership with Just American Desserts, learn all you ever needed to know about the world of chocolate in a fun presentation by owner Eva Roberts. Join Eola Hills Winery, a premier winery from the Willamette Valley in Oregon, for a sampling of 3 wines paired with 3 different culinary creations from Executive Chef Steve Jensen, including roast duck breast with chocolate cherry cordial sauce.

Tickets are $35 per person, (includes tax) with a full no-host bar & social hour at the beginning and wine-themed door prizes all evening. Don't miss this evening of delicious chocolate and great food. For more information, visit thelincolncenterspokane.com.

Harlem Globetrotters return Spokane Arena February 2015



The world famous Harlem Globetrotters will bring their exciting family show to Spokane Arena on Tuesday, February 17 as part of their 'Washington Generals' Revenge' Tour, and tickets are on sale now.

As part of the show, the Globetrotters, known worldwide as the Ambassadors of Goodwill, will honor a Harlem Globetrotters Hometown Hero at each of their 310-plus games in North America. The team is searching for active, wounded or retired members of the military who have made their community proud with their brave service and exemplary character. Fans can nominate a Harlem Globetrotters Hometown Hero at www.harlemglobetrotters.com. The Globetrotters will also play a portion of each game with a camouflage basketball as a sign of respect to all who protect our freedom.

Reserved Seat Tickets are $23, $30, $40, $50 and $98 and are on sale now at the Spokane Arena Box Office, all TicketsWest Outlets, at www.ticketswest.com or 800-325-SEAT.


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