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Disney on Ice to bring Frozen to Spokane

Disney on Ice to bring Frozen to Spokane

Disney on Ice is bringing Frozen to the Spokane Arena from Wednesday, November 4th to Sunday, November 8th for eight performances.

Tickets will go on-sale Tuesday, January 27th at 10:00 a.m. at the Spokane Arena Box Office, all TicketsWest Outlets, at TicketsWest.com or by calling 800-325-SEAT. Reserved seat tickets will range from $20.00 to $65.00.

“In our more than 30 years of producing Disney On Ice shows, Feld Entertainment has been waiting for a film like this,” said producer Nicole Feld.  “While it might seem obvious that Frozen is well suited for the ice, this Disney On Ice production will touch audiences emotionally through innovative show elements and world-class skating.”

Cultivate Spokane Salon series to be on Jan. 21 this month

Cultivate Spokane Salon series to be on Jan. 21 this month

The Cultivate Spokane Salon Series is returning on January 21st. This month, Spokane Arts said the Salon series will say goodbye to 2014, and look forward to 2015. 

Those in attendance will be able to meet the new Spokane Arts Executive Director, Laura Becker, and discuss what the Spokane art community hopes to leave behind, and what they hope to explore in 2015.

This month's Salon will be held at The Big Dipper on 171 S. Washington Street from 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Spokane International Film Festival “Posterizes” the Symphony

Spokane International Film Festival “Posterizes” the Symphony

The 17th Annual Spokane International Film Festival and the Spokane Symphony are partnering to launch SpIFF's 2nd Posterize on Saturday, January 31, 2015 at 8:00 p.m. during the Symphony’s Movie Music Spectacular concert at Martin Woldson Theater at The Fox. The event is designed to celebrate the art surrounding film.


 

For Posterize, artists from Spokane’s local design community will create movie posters of upcoming SpIFF films and also for some of the blockbusters to be performed by the symphony. The posters will be on display, in the Fox lobby before the concert.


 

Documentary, 'Glenn Campbell: I'll Be Me' to premiere in Spokane

Documentary, 'Glenn Campbell: I'll Be Me' to premiere in Spokane

The Riverview Retirement Community will premiere the critically acclaimed documentary, Glen Campbell: I'll Be Me, for two showings at the Bing Crosby Theater on Saturday, January 17th at 7:00 p.m. and Sunday, January 18th at 3:00 p.m. Tickets are on sale for $12.50 plus a handling fee, and can be purchased at 1-800-325-SEAT or ticketswest.com

The film conveys the life and career of American music icon, Glenn Campbell, chronicling his diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease, decision to go public, and his final tour.

After glen made history as the first major American celebrity to go public with the diagnosis, he and his family embarked on a short "Goodbye Tour" that eventually evolved into a 151-show nationwide tour. The tour included a stop in Spokane in March 2012.

The documentary has earned widespread critical acclaim for reviewers including Richard Roeper of the Chicago Sun-Times who called it "one of the most remarkable documentaries in recent years."

Chase Gallery All Media Juried Exhibition extends entry deadline to Jan. 23

Chase Gallery All Media Juried Exhibition extends entry deadline to Jan. 23

Spokane Arts has expanded the entry deadline for their open call to artists for the All Media Juried Exhibition by one week. The deadline is now January 23rd, 2015.

Spokane Arts announced an open call to all visual artists in our region for a juried group exhibition at the Chase Gallery in Spokane, Washington. Eligibility is regional including Northern Idaho, Eastern Washington and Western Montana. Submissions will be juried by Ryan Hardesty, Curator of Art and Exhibitions at Washington State University Museum of Art. Entries of artwork in all media will be considered within the specified guidelines. It will be held in the Chase Gallery from July 1st – September 29th, 2015.


The Chase Gallery is located in City Hall at 808 W. Spokane Falls Blvd. in Spokane. An artist reception will be held on Friday, August 7th, 2015, 5:00 p.m-9:00 p.m in conjunction with First Friday. Gallery hours are Monday from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. and Tuesday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Local artist's exhibit, "Ric Gendron: Rattlebone", opens in Gonzaga's Jundt Art Museum Jan. 23

Local artist's exhibit, "Ric Gendron: Rattlebone", opens in Gonzaga's Jundt Art Museum Jan. 23

The Jundt Art Museum at Gonzaga University will open the new year with the exhibition titled “Ric Gendron: Rattlebone,” featuring paintings from the artist’s 30-year career, as well as historic and contemporary cultural objects from the artist’s family. The exhibition runs through April 2nd.

Gendron, an enrolled member of the Confederated Tribes of the Colville Reservation, was born on the Colville Reservation in Northeastern Washington and grew up in Coulee Dam and Spokane. His mother was a member of the Umatilla Tribe and his father was a Colville Tribe member. 

“For thirty years, Ric Gendron has been quietly and intensely creating a deeply imaginative, sincere, culturally authentic, approachable body of work – beautiful moving paintings,” said Ben Mitchell, the exhibition’s curator.

The Spokane Symphony celebrates Holiday Pops

The Spokane Symphony celebrates Holiday Pops

Resident Conductor, Morihiko Nakahara, will lead the Spokane Symphony, the Chorale, and the Spokane Area Youth Choirs in some of the season’s most-loved holiday songs and carols. Santa and local cabaret singer Abbey Crawford will also stop by to help spread the holiday cheer at Martin Woldson Theater at the Fox on Saturday, December 20 at 8:00 p.m. and Sunday, December 21 at 3:00 p.m.


 

“I am particularly excited about this year's program because we are presenting such a wide variety of repertoire,” Nakahara said. “This will be a musical journey with something for everyone in your family.”