Wednesday, April 16, 2014
Easter drama 'Behold Jesus' at the INB this Saturday
Spokane Dream Center, a non-denominational Christian church, presents 'Behold Jesus,' an Easter Drama this Saturday, April 19 at 1:00pm and 6:30pm. In its 17th year with a cast of more than 150, this is the largest Easter production in the Inland Northwest. This drama portrays the life and teachings of Jesus according to the Gospel accounts. People of all ages, cultures and walks of life are welcome to attend this free event.
Party in Pink - 'The Pink Tie Affair' April 25 to Benefit Susan G. Komen
Join the Pink Tie Guys on Race for the Cure Weekend for The Pink Tie Affair, Friday, April 25 from 8pm-12am at The Vault Social Club, 120 N Wall in downtown Spokane.
Time to Party in Pink! Live DJ's including Pink Tie Guy Freaky Fred and Pink Tie Guy Demetrius Phillips, performing his breast cancer awareness rap song! They will auction (live!) a Seattle Seahawk's Hot Pink shoe from the Superbowl winning season and silent auctions, too. Also a VIP lounge, games and prizes, and an 'Extreme Pink Ensemble' contest.
Pre-sale tickets are $10 and available online at
www.brownpapertickets.com/event/633084. or by phone at 208-596-0864 or 334-324-9249. Tickets are also available at the door for $20. There will be Table & Bottle service available starting at $200 which includes a bottle of Moet Rose. This will be the only seating for the event. All proceeds from the evening's event will benefit the Susan G. Komen Eastern Washington Affiliate.
Fancy Cocktail attire is suggested (PINK is highly encouraged). So don your tuxes, your pink cocktail dresses or your hot pink boa and enjoy the fun! This is a night for great music & dancing, great drinks and great fun...all for a great cause!
Event sponsor is Washington Trust Bank. Visit the Pink Tie Guys on Facebook for more information.
Pink Ties for the event can be purchased at www.shaunrhames.com/collections/frontpage
Roller Derby at the Convention Center this weekend
Don't miss Spokarnage: A Killer Roller Derby Tournament, this Friday through Sunday at the Spokane Convention Center. Teams from all over the Northwest and Canada are traveling to Spokane to compete. Go to spokarnage.com for details. Ticketswest has your seats at
www.ticketswest.com or 800-325-SEAT.
Saturday Night Football
The Spokane Shock take on the Cleveland Gladiators this Saturday, April 19 night at 7pm in the Spokane Arena. Contact Ticketswest at www.ticketswest.com or 800-325-SEAT.
Special Wine Tasting & Bottle Sale at the Lincoln Center April 25
If you're a wine lover, you don't want to miss the Wine Tasting Gala and Bottle Sale at the Lincoln Center, Friday, April 25 from 6 to 9pm. This event, presented by the Connoisseur's Club, features up to 25 wine selections, all available for purchase. Enjoy great appetizers created by the Lincoln Center's outstanding culinary team and Executive Chef Steve Jensen. A live jazz trio will top off the evening.
Tickets are $28. Connoisseur's Club members receive a special pricing on all wine purchases. For tickets and more information. Visit winetastinggala.eventbrite.com or call 509-327-8000.
Miss Myrtle Woldson passes away
Spokane philanthropist and arts patron Myrtle Woldson died last Friday at her home at the age of 104. She donated $3 million in her father's name for the restoration of the Fox Theater. The classic theatre is now called the Martin Woldson Theater at the Fox.
Miss Woldson also gave $1.2 million to help restore the Moore-Turner Heritage Garden in Edwidge Woldson Park, formerly Pioneer Park, on West 7th Avenue.
Celebrate the 40th Anniversary of Expo 74 on May 3
On May 3rd, gather at the INB lobby with friends, neighbors and community members to celebrate the legacy of Expo '74, especially the creation of the heart of Spokane, Riverfront Park. From noon-4pm see a wide array of Expo '74 photos, artifacts and other assorted memorabilia. The cost is a suggested donation of $4, the price of a one-day admission to Expo '74.
The special 40th anniversary Gala that evening in the Convention Center Ballroom includes a cocktail reception from 6 to 7pm, dinner and program from 7 to 8:30, then dessert and drinks from 8:30 to 10 in the INB lobby. Cost is $74 per person. Contact Ticketswest at www.ticketswest.com or 800-325-SEAT.
For more information go to expo74.org.
Last chance to see two Civic Theatre shows this weekend
The Civic's Academy Fundraiser 'Pinkalicious' on the studio stage and 'The Three Musketeers' on the Main Stage both run through this weekend. 'Pinkalicious' plays at 1pm and 3pm on Saturday, April 19 and 'Three Musketeers' runs Thursday through Saturday.
For tickets and information go to www.spokanecivictheatre.com.
Coming next Friday and Saturday, April 25 and 26 Civic presents 'Broadway's Best Musical Review' in celebration of musical theatre and the Broadway greats and legends.
This event will feature many of your Civic veterans performing roles and pieces that you remember in addition to new Broadway numbers that we are looking forward to sharing with you. Includes Post-Show Reception. Director and Music Director is Michael Saccomanno. Go to
www.spokanecivictheatre.com for details.
7th annual Jazzed for Justice features Julia Keefe
The 7th annual Jazzed for Justice is Wednesday, May 7th at 5:30pm at Hamilton Studio, 1427 W Dean. The event's musical guest is the acclaimed jazz vocalist Julia Keefe. Julia has been hailed by Spokane 7 as a "young jazz diva who has been turning heads with her sweet, sultry singing style and smooth scat runs."
Doors open at 5:30pm with music beginning at 6:00pm. Event tickets are $30 each and will cover hearty appetizers from London's Ultimate Catering and one drink ticket. Additional drink tickets can be purchased for $5. The bar will include beer from local River City Brewing and wine from Whitestone Winery. The Hamilton Studio is west of the Spokane County Courthouse at 1427 W. Dean Avenue.
Tickets for the event can be purchased at jazzedforjustice2014.brownpapertickets.com.
or by calling 509-835-5211.
Boston's back in Spokane Sept. 4. Tickets on sale Friday
Tom Scholz' band Boston will embark on a highly anticipated summer and fall tour following the successful release of their latest album, 'Life, Love & Hope,' and will perform live at the Star Theatre at Spokane Arena on Thursday, September 4. They will be joined on their tour date in Spokane by Night Ranger.
Reserved Seat tickets are $39.50, $49.50 and $59.50 and go on sale this Friday, April 18 at 10am at the Spokane Arena Box Office, all TicketsWest Outlets, at
www.ticketswest.com or 800-325-SEAT.
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