Don't miss the second-to-last First Friday arts showcase of the year

click to enlarge A photograph by Julie Gautier-Downes featured in Menagerie at the Richmond Gallery.
A photograph by Julie Gautier-Downes featured in Menagerie at the Richmond Gallery.

Spokane's monthly arts showcase features events, including gallery receptions, live music and a chance to meet local artists, across the downtown core and beyond. Receptions for this month's event happen on Friday, Nov. 2, from 5-8 pm, unless otherwise noted below, where events are listed alphabetically by venue. These listings were compiled from information provided by First Friday's organizer, Downtown Spokane Partnership, as well as host venues and artists. Red stars denote Inlander staff picks; for additional information visit (CHEY SCOTT)

Auntie's Bookstore, 402 W. Main
3 Minute Mic featuring slam poet Katy Shedlock, from 8-9:30 pm.

Avenue West, 907 W. Boone
Images features woodcut prints by Steve Belzman, alongside watercolors by Bari Cordia Federspiel.

Barili Cellars, 608 W. Second
Photography by Kathryn Alexander. Reception 4-9 pm.

Staff PickBarrister Winery, 1213 W. Railroad Ave.
A collection of Ben Joyce's multimedia paintings inspired by urban geography, with live music by Sadie and Desiree, from 5-10 pm.

Bridge Press Cellars, 39 W. Pacific
Music by Side Step (Pat Barclay, Danny McCollim and Chuck Swanson), from 5:30-9 pm.

The Clay Connection, 714 E. Sprague
Woodturned art by local veteran and artist "Damon the Woodturning Vet" and photos by Ken Glastre.

Community Pint, 120 E. Sprague
Black-and-white landscape photography by Nick Spanjer. Reception 6-10 pm.

Core Pilates & Wellness, 1230 W. Summit Pkwy.
Photography by Barb Worley. Reception 5-10 pm.

Cougar Crest Estate Winery, 8 N. Post
Solitude by landscape photographer Ira Gardner.

Craftsman Cellars, 1194 W. Summit Pkwy.
Watercolor paintings by Joy Gruenewald. Reception 2-9 pm.

Staff PickFirst Avenue Coffee, 1011 W. First
Paintings and pen-and-ink drawings by Kim Long.

French Toast Home, 159 S. Lincoln
Large-scale abstract paintings by Neicy Frey.

Hills' Restaurant and Lounge, 401 W. Main
Music by the Brent Edstrom Trio from 8-10 pm.

Iron Goat Brewing Co., 1302 W. Second
Paintings by Joseph Brunelli.

Katze Boutique, 176 S. Howard
A boutique fashion show, from 5-8 pm.

Staff PickKolva-Sullivan Gallery, 115 S. Adams St.
Peripheral features new works by Owen McAuley.

Staff PickLeftbank Wine Bar, 108 N. Washington
Art by Shana Smith, with music by Mary Chavez from 7-10 pm.

The Liberty Building, 203 N. Washington
Art by Todd Mires, Lauren Urlacher and Matt Smith.

Staff PickMarmot Art Space, 1202 W. Summit Pkwy.
New (To You) Works by EWU Professor Emeritus Ruben Trejo.

Maryhill Winery Spokane, 1303 W. Summit Pkwy.
Watercolors by Stephanie Sarro.

New Moon Art Gallery, 1326 E. Sprague
Featuring the art of Michele Mokrey, Teresa Droz, Larry Keyser, Gina Corkery and others. Reception 5-9 pm.

The Observatory, 15 S. Howard
Art by Tom Norton.

Pottery Place Plus, 203 N. Washington
Shots and Dangles by Kay West features the artist's photography and jewelry.

PTA Performance, 211 W. Second
An open house featuring photography by Jed Conklin. Reception 6-8:30 pm.

Richmond Gallery, 228 W. Sprague
Closing reception for Menagerie, featuring art by Brian Deemy, CarliAnn Forthun, Grace June, Hannah Koeske, Ira Gardner, Julie Gautier-Downes, and Reinaldo Gil Zambrano.

River City Brewing, 121 S. Cedar
This month's all-ages garage party features music by Jus Right, art by Shelby Allison, food and more. Events from 4-10 pm.

Robert Karl Cellars, 115 W. Pacific
Mixed media art by Rebecca Foreman.

Staff PickSaranac Art Projects, 25 W. Main
Reflection/Refraction features new works and collaborations by Lisa Nappa and Chris Tyllia.

Saranac Building, 25 W. Main
An art show hosted by the Spokane Humane Society, featuring work by inmates in the shelter's Pawsitive Dog Prison Training Program.

Spokane Public Library, 906 W. Main
Music by singer-songwriter Ashley Pyle from 6:30-8 pm.

Staff PickTerrain Gallery, 304 W. Pacific
Cage Dolls features art by Kimber Follevaag and Sylvia Darcy.

Trackside Studio Ceramic Art Gallery, 115. S Adams
Kiln Fired features new ceramic works by gallery partners Chris Kelsey, Mark Moore and Gina Freuen.

V du V Wines, 12 S. Scott St.
Joe Gaurisco's Original Forgeries in Miniature, with music by Crushpad from 5:30-9:30 pm.

Vino! A Wine Shop, 222 S. Washington
Art by Amanda Caldwell and wine tasting, from 3-6:30 pm.

Wiley's Downtown Bistro, 115 N. Washington
Paintings by Robin Milligan.

Staff PickWilliam Grant Gallery & Framing, 1188 W. Summit Pkwy.
Fine art photography by Robert Charloe. ♦

Makoto Fujimura: Silence – Mysterion @ Jundt Art Museum

Mondays-Saturdays, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Continues through Jan. 4
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