First Friday — July 3, 2015
Artist receptions on Friday, from 5-8 pm, unless otherwise noted. Events are listed alphabetically by venue. Most exhibits are open through the month.
Around the Board, A Board Game Cafe
829 W. Riverside
SHOWCASE | Featuring pointilism art by Beth Heart and 3D artwork by Alaina Danae. Also includes live music by Tommy G.
402 W. Main
WORDS | 3 Minute Mic, Auntie’s monthly open mic poetry series continues. This month’s “Remember the Word” guest reader is Spokane poetry luminary, Mark Anderson. Readers have up to three minutes to perform; content not censored. Event begins at 7 pm, hosted by Chris Cook.
1213 W. Railroad
SHOWCASE | “Details” is a showcase of textile art by quilt artists Jean Van Bockel and Gayle Noyes, alongside mixed media by Wren Van Bockel.
221 N. Wall
SHOWCASE | For July, the gallery showcases Megan Holden’s illustrations and jewelry, alongside the work of hot glass artist William Hagy. Includes music by Carlton Oakes and complimentary appetizers.
108 N. Post
MUSIC | Featuring a live performance by Casey Ryan, with happy hour drink and food specials.
The Brickwall Photographic Arts Gallery
530 W. Main
PHOTOGRAPHY | Featuring photographic works by Jesse Swanson, Mike Gass and Mason Sutter. Reception July 3, from 4-8:30 pm.
Chocolate Apothecary / Saunders Cheese Market
621 W. Mallon
SHOWCASE | The chocolate and cheese market features the art of Hara Allison and live music by Richard Rogers, in addition to beer and cheese pairings.
808 W. Main, third floor
SHOWCASE | Art by students of the Inland Northwest Drawing School display their work.
LeftBank Wine Bar
108 N. Washington
PHOTOGRAPHY | The wine bar showcases the artwork of Robert Heagy in a collection titled “Spokane the Beautiful.”
164 S. Washington
MIXED MEDIA | A showcase of artwork by Ara Lyman, whose compositions employ collage, pencil drawings and encaustics.
Marmot Art Space
1206 W. Summit Parkway
SHOWCASE | For July, the art space hosts a collection of Inlander cover art from the past year, featuring designs and photos by Chris Bovey, Young Kwak, Jeff Drew, Joe Konek and others.
Missing Piece Tattoo
410 W. Sprague
SHOWCASE | The shop continues its display of artwork by Jennifer LaRue and Terran Echegoyen.
32 W. Second
INTERACTIVE ART | Featuring artwork the studio’s instructor artists Ali Blackwood, Ashley Moss, Bethany Ellifritz, Heather Hoffstetter and Kyle Genther. Also make your own piece for $10, from 4-7 pm.
Pottery Place Plus
203 N. Washington
MIXED MEDIA | Gallery member and local jeweler Anthony Gallaher showcases his creations in a collection titled "Fresco Elements." Show runs July 3-29, with an artist reception July 3, from 5-8 pm.
River City Brewing Co.
121 S. Cedar
BEER | The brewery hosts its monthly “Liquid Art” series, pouring a special, cask-conditioned beer that night only, from the mind’s of brewers Moose and Todd.
Robert Karl Cellars
115 W. Pacific
WATERCOLOR | The winery hosts the organic and nature-inspired watercolors of Arlie Pierson, and also pours its newly released Rose of Cabernet Franc.
Rocket Bakery - Holley Mason
157 S. Howard
PAINTINGS | Featuring the northwest landscape scenes of local painter Nora Begger, from 4-6 pm.
Santé Restaurant & Charcuterie
404 W. Main
PAINTING | The restaurant continues its display of vibrant landscape paintings by local artist LR Montgomery.
901 W. First
MUSIC | Featuring the Cavender-Loewen Duo, consisting of jazz vocalist Kathleen Cavender and keyboardist Gregory Loewen, performing jazz/pop arrangements, R&B and jazz standards. July 3, from 9-11 pm. No cover.
Soulful Soups & Spirits
117 N. Howard
PAINTING | Local artist Audreanna Camm displays her minimalist paintings, and also paints live to the music of local folk artist Andrew Dempsen.
Satellite Diner & Lounge
425 W. Sprague
MIXED MEDIA | The diner continues to display a showcase of local artists, including Jennifer LaRue, Sxot Carpenter, M.M. Hewitt, Philip Arnzen-Jones, Hara Allison, Sariah Gutierrez, Susan Esther Morski, Terran Echegoyen, Ashley Marie Peridot, Jason Bagge and Max Marlett.
Steelhead Bar & Grille
218 N. Howard
PHOTOGRAPHY | The restaurant extends its display of Tony Rosland’s photographs of world renowned fly-tier John Newbury’s flies.
Tamarack Public House
912 W. Sprague
SHOWCASE | The restaurant hosts the artwork of Doug Miller and during a reception musician Tim Brummett plays, beginning at 6 pm.
Trackside Studio Ceramic Gallery
115 S. Adams
CERAMICS | An exhibit of new ceramic works by gallery members Chris Kelsey, Mark Moore and Gina Freuen.
Tinbender Craft Distillery
32 W. Second
PAINTING | Featuring the paintings of Heather Hoffstetter, whose locally-inspired pieces range from acrylic still-life to landscapes and figurative charcoal work.
Vino! A Wine Shop
222 S. Washington
SCULPTURE/PHOTOGRAPHY | Local artist Larry Ellingson displays found-object sculpture and photography of walls from around the world. Also includes wine tasting ($10).
1011 W. First
MIXED MEDIA | Recent Eastern Washington University BFA grads Jessy Earle, Krystn Parmley and Ashley Vaughn display paintings, ceramic works, and digital installations. Sidewalk viewing only.
Wollnick’s General Store
421 W. Main
COMMUNITY MURAL | Participate in a community sidewalk chalk mural outside the store, from 5-8 pm.