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Wednesday, February 4, 2015

Selected Artists of The Art Spirit Gallery at Barrister Winery

For the second year, Barrister Winery at 1213 Railroad Avenue, welcomes 'Selected Artists of Coeur d'Alene's Art Spirit Gallery' for their First Friday event. It's this Friday evening, February 6 from 6:30 to 10pm. Come share a glass of wine with The Art Spirit Gallery crew as they present some of the best work by artists from throughout the region, including Harold Balazs, Mel McCuddin, Victoria Brace, George Carlson, Wayne Chabre, Morse Clary, Peter Cox, Mary Dee Dodge, Allen Dodge, Catherine Earle, Mary Farrell, Del Gish, Elaine Green, Robert Grimes, Michael Horswill, Jerri Lisk, Kay O'Rourke & Cary Weigand. Many of the artists will be on hand for the opening at Barrister Winery, including Victoria Brace, Mel McCuddin, and Harold Balazs.

The show continues through March 1.

Peter Rivera and band to play Chateaux Rive

Rock legend Peter Rivera is bringing a full band including Joe Brasch, Danny McCollim and back up vocalists to play at Chateaux Rive in the Flour Mill this Saturday night, February 7 at 8. The concert will feature music from Peter's new CD 'It Is What It Is' as well as all of the Rare Earth hits.

Ticketswest has your seats at or 800-325-SEAT. Go to for more information.

Foghat at Northern Quest Friday

Multiple gold and platinum rock band Foghat plays at Northern Quest this Friday night, February 6 at 7:30. Go to for more information and tickets.

Monster Jam 2015 comes to the Spokane Arena Friday through Sunday

Monster Jam returns to Spokane Arena for four action-packed shows of car-crushing action! This year's truck line-up is highlighted by the Spokane debut truck appearances of the all-new 2015 season truck Dragon along with Playin For Keeps and Destroyer (driven by local Pacific NW resident Roger Stidell); other fan-favorite trucks include World Champion powerhouse Grave Digger, Time Fly's, Detour, Obsession and Obsessed will be electrifying crowds at the Spokane Arena with the breathtaking stunts and awesome power of the world's most popular monster trucks.

Due to popular demand, two 'Party in the Pits' pre-show events are planned this year in Spokane. Now die-hard fans can come to the stadium early on either Saturday or Sunday afternoon to enjoy the 'Party in the Pits' experience - which gives fans unparalleled access to view their favorite trucks up-close, meet the star drivers for autographs and take photos. Pit Pass required for entry; purchase price $5 for Kids/$10 for Adults.

Show times are Friday at 7:30pm, Saturday at 2 and 7:30pm, and Sunday at 2. Contact Ticketswest for your seats at or 800-325-SEAT.

Trackside Studio Ceramic Art Gallery presents 'Shadows of Spring'

The Trackside artists have hunkered down in their studios over the winter and worked away to bring you 'Shadows of Spring'. February's exhibit will feature ceramic works from winters gone past and our most recent. The show runs from February 6 to 28.

Come enjoy receptions at Trackside Studio Ceramic Art Gallery, 115 S. Adams, this First Friday, Febraury 6 from 5 to 8pm and Saturday, February 7 from noon - 4pm.

Trackside's gallery hours are Wednesday through Friday, 11 am to 3 pm. They can also be arranged around the studio working times of Chris and Mark. And call anytime you are in the area and want to come in at 509-863-9904. The website is

Spokane Symphony Plays Tchaikovsky & Sibelius Feb 7 & 8

This Saturday and Sunday, February 7 & 8 the Spokane Symphony with special guest conductor Robert Moody, continues with their Classics series, performing Tchaikovsky's Symphony No. 4. And award-winning violinist Benjamin Beilman is making his Spokane debut to perform Sibelius' violin concerto. The Philadelphia Inquirer called Beilman 'poised and monstrously talented.' Beilman won both the prestigious First Prize and People's Choice Awards at the 2010 Montreal International Musical Competition when he was only 20 years old.

Performance times are Saturday at 8pm and Sunday at 3pm at the Martin Woldson Theater at the Fox. Ticket prices are $15, $25, $37, $46 and $54 and are available at the Box Office, or by calling 509-624-1200 and also at all TicketsWest outlets.

International Auto Show coming to the Fairgrounds

The 2015 Spokane International Auto Show is coming to the Spokane Fair & Expo Center on February 13, 14, and 15.

Sponsored by the Spokane New Car Dealers Association, twenty seven auto manufacturers representing Spokane's new car dealers will be exhibiting the latest and most exciting automotive technology.

The indoor show makes it easy for consumers to compare prices and features, saving both time and money. One of the greatest things about an Auto Show is that consumers can sit in the vehicles, pop the hood, inspect the trunk, and kick the tires. People interested in buying a new car will never get a better chance to compare vehicles. There are an incredible variety of cars to suit every budget and lifestyle. The Auto Show is great entertainment for serious shoppers, car buffs, and the entire family. It's a great time to buy a new vehicle at this huge selling event. Take advantage of 'Auto Show Special Pricing'.

See the latest cars, trucks, and SUV's. See production vehicles not yet on the showroom floor. Compare fuel efficient gas, hybrids, and electric vehicles.

Admission is $7 per person; Seniors 62 and older $6; children 12 and under are admitted free. Paid admission is good for all weekend and there's free parking. Hours are Friday 10am to 8pm; Saturday 9am to 8pm; and Sunday 10am to 6pm.

Taste of Life, benefiting Hospice of Spokane at the Spokane Club February 27

Hospice of Spokane, our community's only nonprofit hospice, is celebrating the 10th anniversary of Taste of Life, its signature fundraising event. On Friday, February 27, supporters throughout the community can enjoy an evening of local wine and microbrew tasting with the gourmet tastes of Chef Robert McDaniel at the Spokane Club while supporting the services of Hospice of Spokane in our community.

Tickets and more information are available online at or 509-456-0438.

Northwest Bach Festival Feb 24 through March 8

The 37th Annual Northwest Bach Festival & Series with Zuill Bailey Artistic Director, presented by Connoisseur Concerts will be held in Spokane February - March 8 with a celebration of musical events each day in landmark venues in Spokane.

This year's Festival will offer four Festival Classics Concerts featuring local and guest artists and will also offer a Twilight Tour series of the six J.S. Bach Sonatas and Partitas for Solo Violin performed by guest violinists Kurt Nikkanen and Soovin Kim.

A new feature will be offered, Noon-time Flash-Bach! programs by Zuill Bailey, cello, with 20-30 minutes of music presented free of charge in six various business, government and medical locations in the area.

Festival Film Classics, classic films related to the Festival's music program, will be screened at The Northwest Museum of Arts and Culture Auditorium.

For a complete listing of concerts and events and for ticket information, visit

Alfred Hitchcock's Psycho with the Spokane Symphony

Enjoy a night at the movies with a live symphony orchestra on Thursday, February 12 at 7:30pm at the Martin Woldson Theater at the Fox. The Spokane Symphony will perform Bernard Herrmann's iconic soundtrack to Alfred Hitchcock's 'Psycho.' The Spokane Symphony's new Assistant Conductor, Jorge Luis Uzcategui, will make his thrilling debut, leading the Orchestra in Herrmann's classic score as live accompaniment to Hitchcock's most gripping film. 'Psycho' is still considered one of the great suspense movies of all time.

Pre-concert activities include a character costume contest with prizes. Doors open at 6:30 pm with a no-host bar and specialty cocktails such as 'The Voyeur.' Showtime is

Ticket prices are $28, $33, $40 and $49. Student tickets are $15 and can be purchased at the box office, or calling 509-624-1200 and at all TicketsWest outlets, at or 800-325-SEAT.

This Valentine's Day, enjoy a special evening of romance and fine dining at Joanie's Magic Spoon

The Magic Spoon is offering a couples' class and dinner designed to provide the perfect evening for you and your special someone. The instruction portion of the evening will be shortened allowing for a relaxed dining experience.

You'll be given a short demonstration learning to prepare dinner for the evening followed by an intimate dinner in a romantic atmosphere of candlelight and soft music. This is the third year the Magic Spoon has offered this class and, as always, it will be an all-star chocolate evening. The menu includes Chicken with Chocolate and Herbs de Provence. Portobello Mushroom Saute, Roasted Green Beans with Pancetta and Yogurt and end with Chocolate Toffee Trifle.

The evening begins at 6 pm Saturday, February 14 at the Magic Spoon. The cost is $45 each which includes instruction, a recipe booklet and an evening of fine dining. Register by calling Joan at 509-624-6564 or email The Magic Spoon is located at 10307 N Prairie Drive.

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