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First Friday Art Walk. Where the liquid art is at.

BE A PART OF ART. Take in a plethora of artists in diverse mediums during the First Friday Art Walk.

Sip's FIRST FRIDAY LISTINGS for October 1st, 2010 includes places that also pour wine. After all. wine is liquid Art. Venues open 5-8pm unless otherwise noted. I've added a few participating wine/art stops that aren't on the official list which is at available at Sip's list is only art stops that include liquid art. Because October is also the visual arts tour, some exhibits will also be open on Saturday, October 2 and Sunday, October 3. Forty-one exhibits will be on the self-guided tour. Exhibits in Browne's Addition, Garland District and Spokane International District frame a concentration of activity in downtown Spokane. Visual Arts Tour is bi-annual (February and October) self-guided tour.

Barrister Winery
1213 W. Railroad Ave.
Dean Davis: Abandoned Beauty This is the much anticipated follow-up to Dean Davis’ widely acclaimed “Interior Spaces”, a 2008 show at Barrister Winery. Twenty haunting photographs taken in and around abandoned structures capture the enigma of space and time. Music: Acoustic Blues by “Lonesome” Lyle Morse 7-10 pm. Friday 12-10 pm. Sat 12-5 pm. Thru Oct 30. 993-9310
Call for directions if needed. (Everybody does).

Barili Cellars
608 W. 2nd
Carol Schmauder: Shattered Reality   A watercolor exhibition, Carol’s love of color is reflected in her paintings. In her Shattered Reality Series she plays warm colors against cool, darks against light, to create painted collages of form and color interplay. Friday 4-9 pm. Saturday 12-6 pm. Thru Oct 2. 995-4077

French Quarter/Studio One
1311 W. Sprague
Chocolate and Wine tasting (need we say more?) With LIVE music.
French Quarter features handmade truffles. Some are even infused with wine.

Whitestone Winery
115 S. Cedar
Live music, light appetizers and wine tasting 6-9pm. Always such great music which pairs perfectly with the wonderful wine.

Grande Ronde Cellars
906 W. 2nd (across from the Steam Plant)
Featuring SIP's Deborah Sheldon: Landscapes   Sheldon will be exhibiting a new collection of oil landscapes based on color and reflection of light. Friday 12-9-pm. Saturday 12-6pm. Thru Oct 31. 455-8161

Gallery of THUM
2910 North Monroe (note the new address)
5:00pm to 9:30 pm

Arbor Crest Tasting Room
808 W. Main, River Park Square, Third Level
music returns every Friday from October 1st to December 10th at the River Park Square tasting room. Stop on in to enjoy an eclectic mix of music, some delectable, award winning wines, and a new art exhibit on the First Friday of each month. Performances are from 6:00-9:00pm (unless otherwise noted).

Oct 1 - FIRST FRIDAY with Mick Croon & David Bloksberg's "Cosmogony"

Santé Restaurant and Charcuterie
404 W. Main
Never before seen works by internationally renowned artist Edward W. Gilmore. Special tasting menu featuring Chef Clint Mcintoshh and Northwest fall inspired flavors. Music by Jimmy Warren. Wine specials. 10/01/10 5-9pm Reservations Recommended 315.4613

Caterina/Lone Canary
905 N. Washington
Metal sculpturist Nanette Bishop will be here from 5:00-9:00pm displaying her metal art and Laddie Ray Melvin will be playing some good tunes from 6:00-9:00pm. Saunders Cheese Market will also be here with some of their fabulous specialty cheese plates to pair with our wines!

Leftbank Wine Bar
108 N. Washington St
Happy Hour Friday 3:00 - 5:00 $5.00 glasses of wine.
Enjoy the Art and Live music, every Friday 8:00pm
 (Photo Credit: Top photo: SIP featuring Artist Stella Mar and Latah Creek's pinot gris)
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