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Wednesday, July 12, 2017

CdA's Art Spirit Gallery celebrates 20 years



Established in 1997, The Art Spirit Gallery features high-quality, original work by regional artists embracing a diversity of mediums and styles. The gallery seeks to exhibit artists with a unique voice that show a dedication to craft, materials, observation and creativity.

The 4,000 square foot gallery has hosted about 200 exhibitions and curated shows, generally opening on the second Friday of each month. It's a vibrant art environment that makes art collecting and browsing relaxed and enjoyable.

Gallery founder Steve Gibbs started the gallery after a successful 15-year career as an art director and graphic designer. He strived to promote high-quality art in the resort community of Coeur d'Alene, while fostering the work of local and regional artists. He joined with various arts organizations to actively promote art education and develop awareness and participation in the arts on a community and state level.

Since Steve's passing on December 31, 2016, the gallery is continuing to move forward to keep his beautiful legacy alive. We have also recently collaborated with University of Idaho to create the Art Spirit Education Collaboratory. This non-profit will run alongside the for-profit gallery as an educational arts entity.

We congratulate the Art Spirit Gallery on celebrating 20 years of business in July 2017.

Ron Reed & Keleren Millham perform at Rocket Market Saturday



Rocket Market's summer concert series continues and this Saturday, July 15, Ron Reed and Keleren Millham will perform starting at 7:30pm. Rocket Market is located at 726 E 43rd Ave on the South Hill. This free music series continues on Saturday nights through the summer. Admission is free.

For more information, find the Ron Reed Music Project on Facebook. www.facebook.com/events/208071593050116/.


Lyle Lovett at the Fox this Friday

Fox Presents four-time Grammy award-winner Lyle Lovett in concert with his Large Band this Friday, July 14 at 8pm. The Texas-based musician fuses elements of Americana, swing, jazz, folk, gospel and blues, in his own style.

Tickets available at the Box Office, by phone at 509-624-1200 and online at Ticketswest.com.


This week at Manito Park Bench

This week's Free Friday concert is Laddie Ray Melvin, who will perform at the Park Bench Cafe from 6-8pm this Friday, July 14. Great food, snacks and beverages available for purchase at the cafe, and No-Li will sell beer during concert hours.

KPBX Kids' Concert - Coeurimba July 15 in Browne's Addition



This Saturday, July 15, is the KPBX Free Kids concert, in Coeur d'Alene Park in Browne's Addition with guest performance by Coeurimba. For more than 20 years, northwest audiences have grooved to the amazing rhythms from Coeurimba. The band plays a collection of rhythmically intense traditional and modern songs, primarily originating from Zimbabwe. The concert begins at 1pm.

For more information, visit kpbx.org.


Mozart in Manito July 18 & 19

Connoisseur Concerts presents its annual Mozart on a Summer's Eve concert, coming Tuesday, July 18 and Wednesday, July 19, in Manito Park, on the lawn East of Duncan Gardens off Tekoa Street. This year marks the 27th year of Mozart on a Summer's Eve, and presents An Evening In Tuscany.

Tickets are still available for lawn seating. Reserved table seating tickets are sold out. The area opens at 5:30 for pre-concert picnics, concert begins at 7pm. Visit the website for more information and to purchase tickets, www.mozartspokane.com, or call Connoisseur Concerts at 509-326-4942.


Spokane Entertainment District Events



Here are this week's events:

Wednesday, July 12
Karrie O'Neill - 6pm, Barrister Winery

Thursday, July 13
Dylan Hathaway - 8pm, Gilded Unicorn

Friday, July 14
The Marcus King Band - 8pm, Knitting Factory
Lyle Lovett - 8pm, The Fox

Sunday, July 16
Peter Pan - 2pm, Bing Crosby Theater

For more information, visit spokaneentertainmentdistrict.com.

Herb Alpert coming to the Fox July 27



Fox Presents Herb Alpert, the legendary trumpeter who's won 9 Grammy Awards, together with his wife, Lani Hall, herself a Grammy Award-winning vocalist and former lead singer of Sergio Mendes's Brasil '66. Experience these legendary performers as they return to Spokane as part of the Fox Summer Series, Thursday, July 27 at 8pm.

For ticket information, visit the Box office, or call 509-624-1200. They are also available online at www.ticketswest.com or 800-325-SEAT.


Garland Theater free summer movies

This week's free family movie at the Garland Theater is 'Secret Life of Pets', which will run now through Friday, July 14. Next week's film is 'Trolls' and runs Monday, July 17 through Friday, July 21. Theater opens at 9am and movies begin at 9:30am. For more information, visit garlandtheater.com.

This week's music and art at Arbor Crest


Northwest Menagerie, by Debbie McCulley

This Thursday, July 13, Bridges Home will perform at Arbor Crest's Pairings on the Patio and Paintings by artist Debbie McCulley will be on display. Music runs from 5:30-7:30, $5 cover charge.

On Sunday, July 16, Nu Jack City is musical guest, and will perform everything from Motown to Top 40, including Soul, Jazz, Classic Rock and more. Concert runs from 5:30 to sunset. $10 admission.

Red Lion Spokane at the Park Free Outdoor Summer Concert Series

The celebration of summer continues at the Hotel RL's free summer concert series. This Friday, July 14, Bumper Jacksons performs Roots Jazz, Country and Swing. On Saturday, July 15, it's Adrian Xavier with a special Reggae Party. Music runs from 6-9:30pm.

Peter Rivera plays CdA's Parkside Building tonight

Today, July 12 at 5:30, one of the region's best bands, The Stepbrothers, featuring former Rare Earth front man Peter Rivera and some local All Stars, play old school funk, blues and soul at Coeur d'Alene's Parkside Buildling, 601 Front street across from McEuen Park.

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