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Wednesday, September 5, 2012

MasterClass Big Band presents dinner show and dance this Friday




Applauded as one of the best entertainment values in town, 'SupperClub Showcase' recreates a classic nightclub scene circa 1962 with a 3-course menu, a stylish dinner show featuring talented vocalist Julia Keefe, and then dancing to the smooth sounds of the 20 piece Master Class Jazz Orchestra. What makes these classy events truly unique is the showcasing of Spokane's up and coming young chefs and young musical artists performing with veteran players.

The SupperClub Showcase is this Friday, September 7 from 6-10pm at The Lincoln Center, N.1316 Lincoln. Cost is $40 for dinner, show and dancing; $10 for dancing only (8pm) - For reservations contact thelincolncenterspokane.com or call 509-327-8000.

Sammy Eubanks plays three shows this weekend

One of Spokane's finest entertainers, Sammy Eubanks, plays at Fizzie Mulligans in Mead (331 W Hastings Road) Friday, Setpember 7 and Saturday, September 8 at 9pm, then at the Q at Northern Quest Resort and Casino Sunday, September 9 at 9pm.

Rockin' at the Knitting Factory Saturday night

Seven Cycles, 13 Mag, Fly Real, Nixon Rodeo, and Thirty Three take the stage at the Knitting Factory this Saturday, September 8. Doors at 7pm, show starts at 7:30. Go to www.ticketfly.com for your seats.

George Winston reschedules for September 11 at the Bing




The incomparable George Winston has rescheduled his concert from last year at the Bing Crosby Theater, will perform Tuesday, September 11 at 8 pm. TicketsWest has your seats at www.ticketswest.com or 800-325-SEAT.


This is a MUST SEE show!




Cirque du Soliel's Quidam is at the Spokane Arena for seven incredible performances September 12th through 16th with an international cast featuring 52 world-class acrobats, musicians, singers and characters. Don't miss this amazing show. Ticketswest has your seats at www.ticketswest.com or 800-325-SEAT.


East side Kiwanis golf tournament helps kids

East Side Kiwanis Club is holding a golf tournament this Friday, September 7 at Downriver to help fund their many children's initiatives. There is still time to participate in this fun, worth while event. Check-in is 12 noon with a 1:30 pm Shotgun Start. The cost is $75 per person, team $300 and includes golf, cart & dinner after golf. Non-golf dinner guests invited at $25. For more information contact George Kessler 509-939-7477 or georgekessler@comcast.net.

Chanticleer, an Orchestra of Voices coming to the Fox

Called 'the world's reigning male chorus' by The New Yorker magazine, and named 'Ensemble of the Year' by Musical America in 2008, the GRAMMY award winning ensemble Chanticleer celebrates its 35th anniversary in the 2012-13 season during which it will perform more than 100 concerts in 29 of the United States, in Europe, and in the Asia/Pacific region. The group will appear at Martin Woldson Theater at The Fox as part of the Spotlight Series on Friday, Sept. 28 at 8 pm. Tickets are on sale now at the Box Office of Martin Woldson Theater at The Fox, at 509-624-1200 and at www.martinwoldsontheater.com.

Praised by the San Francisco Chronicle for their 'tonal luxuriance and crisply etched clarity,' Chanticleer-based in San Francisco-is known around the world as 'an orchestra of voices' for the seamless blend of its 12 male voices ranging from countertenor to bass and its original interpretations of vocal literature, from Renaissance to jazz, and from gospel to venturesome new music.

Named for the 'clear-singing' rooster in Geoffrey Chaucer's Canterbury Tales, Chanticleer was founded in 1978 by tenor Louis Botto, who sang in the Ensemble until 1989 and served as Artistic Director until his death in 1997.

Eat, drink & breathe Opera at Seasons restaurant in CDA

On Sunday, September 16 starting at 5pm, you can enjoy wonderful food prepared by Chef Scott of Seasons Restaurant while local Opera Professionals from Opera CDA perform selections from Bizet's Carmen as well as arias from other well known operas.

No admission fee and Seasons will donate a portion of the revenue to benefit Opera CDA. Seating is limited, so make your reservations at 208-664-8008. Seasons is located at 209 Lakeside Ave in downtown Coeur d'Alene. www.seasonsofcda.com.

Other upcoming Opera CDA events: Bizet's Carmen, featuring Metropolitan Opera Artists, Saturday, September 22 at 7:30pm and Sunday, September 23 at 2pm. Performances are at North Idaho College's Schuler Auditorium. Free lecture one hour prior to concert. For tickets and more information, visit www.OperaCDA.com.


Take a look through the artful lenses of some of the best photographers




'The Artful Lens' a showing of artistic photography by many of the areas premier artistic photographers, will be presented at Pacific Flyway Gallery, Friday, September 7th thru 29th, with a meet the artist party on Thur. Sept. 20th from 4-7pm, free to the public. The show features photographs of the Inland Northwest and artistic subjects by such photographers as Dean Huggins, Eric Marr, Lancer Roethle and more. For more information go to pacificflywaygallery.com.


New creative series of Interplayers play posters




Designer Hara Allison of Studio H Design has created a series of posters and ads for the new Interplayers season. You can see all the new posters as well as this firm's impressive portfolio at smallagencybigideas.com. The contact information is email, hara@smallagencybigideas.com and phone 208-964-2787.

Polls close Friday on KREM's Best of Spokane

This Friday, September 7, voting for the 2012 KREM 2 Best of Spokane will be closed. There are thousands of local businesses and voters that want to hear what you have to say and it's not too late to make your votes count. So as the Friday deadline nears, get your ballot and make sure you vote for all of your favorites on the Best of Spokane. To vote online go to krem.com and click on Best of Spokane.

One Peace, Many Paths presents Pathways to Peace 2012, Sept. 11-21

Wednesday, September 12: Peace Conversations Cafe: Exploring Interfaith Perspectives, 6-8:30 pm. Presented in collaboration with the Spokane Interfaith Council. An opportunity to share perspectives with others from diverse spiritual backgrounds in an informal coffee house setting. Discussions will be facilitated and will follow a 'talking stick' format. Topics will include: Service & Compassion, Spiritual & Human Nature, Peace & Justice, and Personal Peace Practices. There will be two rounds of discussion, with Round 1 from 6-6:45 and Round 2 from 7:15-8:30. Food and drink are available for purchase. CHAIRS, 113 W. Indiana.

Saturday, September 15: Sounds Of Peace, 7 pm. An experience of the peace of God. Through musical performers, the spoken word and other sound experiences, this special evening builds a personal experience of God's peace in all who attend. Each participant in this experience will be gifted with a deepening and opening of their experience of God's Peace - enriching the lives of all. 7:00, Unity of Spokane, 29th and Bernard; $10/person, $20/family.

Sunday, September 16: Peace Pole Pilgrimage, 3:30 - 7 pm. Join a pilgrimage to six peace poles around Spokane, with a short ceremony at each Peace Pole. The pilgrimage starts at the Center for Spiritual Living, 33rd and S. Regal, at 3:30, and ends (with drumming, labyrinth walk and potluck) at the Unity Center of North Spokane, 4123 E. Lincoln Road. Visit the website for the list of peace poles, locations and specific schedule. People are welcome to join the group at any of the stops. Email (listed below) if you're interested in carpooling.

Wednesday, September 19: 'My Recipe For Peace', 7pm (preceded by dinner at 5:45 and World Peace Prayers reading at 6:30). What are the essential ingredients for establishing peace in our lives, community and world? Representatives from community, government and faith groups will share their 'recipes for peace', followed by an opportunity for each person present to write their own 'recipe for peace'. Unity Church, 29th and Bernard.

Thursday, September 20th: Dances of Universal Peace, 7 pm. Join in powerful circle dances based on prayers and chants from many world religions, as practiced by American Sufis. 7:00, Unity Church, 29th and Bernard.

Friday, September 21: Honoring the Nations, 6 pm. A simple and powerful ceremony in which every nation of the world is honored and blessed. 6:00 pm, Center for Spiritual Living, 33rd and Regal.

Compassionate Sharing Food Drive: Canned and dried food donations will be accepted at all events, to benefit Second Harvest. Please bring a food donation. Unless otherwise noted, all events are free; contributions to support the work of One Peace, Many Paths are gladly accepted.

For more information go to www.onepeacemanypaths.org, email onepeacemanypaths@gmail.com or call 509-536-2811.


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