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DON'T FORGET TO CHECK OUT THE WSU CALENDAR OF EVENTS FOR EVENTS ON CAMPUS. THIS WEEK:
EARTH DAY POTLUCK AND PLANT/SEED EXCHANGE
INTERPROFESSIONAL RESEARCH ETHICS SEMINAR: Conducting Research with Vulnerable Populations
Chihuly: Tradition and Transformation
May 2nd through July 31, 2013 10:00-4:00 pm, Jundt Art Museum, Gonzaga Univeristy FREE
Dale Chihuly is internationally celebrated in contemporary art and design; his prominence in the field of contemporary studio glass is unmatched. This exhibit includes stunningly beautiful glass as well as drawings the artist created during a session with students on Gonzaga’s campus in 1995, when his piece "Red Chandelier" was installed. Chihuly is credited with revolutionizing the Studio Glass movement and elevating the perception of the glass medium from the realm of craft to fine art.
Lasting Heritage Exhibit
May 2nd through July 31, 2013 10:00-4:00 pm $7 adults/ $5 seniors and students
Northwest Museum of Art and Culture. 2316 W 1st. Ave Spokane, WA
Lasting Heritage uses personal stories and human-made objects to articulate the spiritual and visceral links between ancient people, modern tribal people and the land. Curator Miles Miller (Yakama Tribe) explores how the unique environment of the Plateau and Great Basin regions shaped the lives and cultural traditions of American Indian people. Hundreds of historic cultural objects, modern works by American Indian artists and historic photographs fill two galleries in this long-term exhibit.
SFCC International Film Festival
May 14th 2013 at the Garland Theater (924 W Garland) 7:15pm $4.50/film
SFCC Film Festival will screen several films with controversial topics including homosexuals in the military, natural disasters across the world and distribution of resources in developing countries.
The 16th Annual SFCC Pow Wow
May 17th-18th SFCC Gymnasium, FREE!
Drawing dancers and drummers from Washington, Montana, Oregon, Idaho, Canada and beyond. Friday, 7 p.m.-midnight and Saturday, noon-midnight. There will be a break in dancing events at 5 p.m. Saturday for a feed in the SUB (Bldg. 17), featuring salmon, fry bread and other delicacies. In addition to the dance competitions, arts and crafts booths showcase work by area artists and different businesses. There are multiple dance categories – Men, Women, Teen Boys and Girls, Boys and Girls and even Tiny Tots – plus a new one: SFCC Veteran Special Dance. Competitors perform a number of different dances including Traditional, Fancy, Jingle and Grass. Francis Cullooyah of the Kalispel Tribe is master of ceremonies. Host drum is the Wildrose from Yakima and surrounding areas.
Spokane Lilac Festival Armed Forced Torchlight Parade
May 18th 7:45pm, the streets of downtown Spokane. FREE!
Witness marching bands, floats, candy throwing, oversized balloons during a touching tribute to the men and women of our armed forced.
Musicfest Northwest 2013 Young Artist Concert
May 15th 2013 7pm at the Bing Crosby Theater. FREE!
Young musicians and dancers on the verge of promising careers will perform movements of popular concerti, operatic arias or a ballet variation. The concert features Ballet, Brass, Flute, Guitar, Piano, Reed, String and Voice Division winners of the Young Artist Section of Musicfest Northwest held at Gonzaga University earlier in the week.
May 16th 2013 at the Knitting Factory $18.00
Punk/Emo band Marianas Trench performs their hits for one night only!
May 17th 8p.m. at the Knitting Factory $17.50
Country star Jerrod Niemann performs his hits including “Pray for You” and “Lover, Lover”
Safari at the Blue Door Theater
May 17th (and every Saturday during May) at the Blue Door Theater (815 W Garland) $7.00
Saturdays during the month of May at 9 p.m. Fast-paced short-form, all-improvised live comedy show. Audience suggestions fuel each scene. This show is not rated and may not be suitable for all ages.
Classical Drawing Course at the Spokane Art School
May 2nd- May 23rd 4:00-6:00 pm
Draw like Da Vinci in no time! Learn the basics of classical master artists, to render accurate anatomy and draw from life. Supply list available Ages 12 - Adult. Call for details 1(509) 325-3001
Saturday Night Salsa Dancing
May 17th 8:30pm at the Simply Dance Studio (820 W Sprague) $7.00
Starts with a lesson, continues with open dancing until 12:30am
Bay Trail Fun Run
June 1st Pend d’ Oreille Trail $25.00
Come and run the beautiful Pend d ’Oreille Trail while raising money for conservation efforts. More information http://www.pobtrail.org/
Sushi Essentials Cooking Class
May 16& 19th 6pm at the Kitchen Engine (Inside the Flour Mill) $30.00
Come and learn to roll your own sushi. From picking sushi grade fish to perfecting the sticky rice, this class teaches it all! More information http://www.thekitchenengine.com/
WINE AND CHEESE AT THE MARKET
7:00 pm, The Rocket Market (726 E 43rd Ave.) $20
The Rocket Market hosts tasting classes throughout the year each featuring a different theme. Join them to learn more about wine and the proper way to drink/pair it. They also have free Saturday drop in tastings from 4:00-7:00 pm. Register by calling (509) 343-2253
Boys and Girls Club of Spokane County Boys and Girls Club provides "a positive place for kids," while volunteers have the opportunity to instill in children a sense of competence, usefulness, and belonging.
Habitat for Humanity A non-profit dedicated to bringing community members together to build affordable housing. The Spokane chapter often partners with the Design Institute.
Second Harvest Inland Northwest A central warehouse for Spokane food pantries. You can help by donating food or money, organizing a food drive or fundraiser, or volunteering your time. Monday and Wednesday Sort Nights are a great way to help out Second Harvest prepare for distribution.
Spokane Folklore Society A non-profit dedicated to celebrating folk arts, especially music and dance. Its site is the place to turn if you want to start or join a band, jam with other musicians, keep in touch with other dancers, or find local open mics.
Spokane Society of Young Professionals An innovative group that stimulates business relationships, careers, the community and the economy by connecting the next generation of leaders.
Union Gospel Mission Volunteer at either the Men's Mission or Anna Ogden Hall by serving meals, organizing drives, stocking and sorting donations, adopting a family for Christmas, decorating residential rooms, planting flowers, and more. Donate food, gently used clothing, personal care items, bus tokens, or money.
Volunteers of America of Spokane Volunteers help with activities such as supervising teens, contributing meals, teaching classes, decorating rooms, tending babies, helping with grocery shopping, providing holiday goodies, sorting and distributing books, or hosting special events.
Women and Children's Free Restaurant Located in one of Washington State's poorest neighborhoods, the WCFR emphasizes the social aspects of sharing a meal and provides a safe, dignified setting for women and children. Trained volunteers serve dinners, restaurant style, at shared tables.