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Wednesday, September 26, 2012

Kathleen Cavender Open Studio Show and Sale




Painter Kathleen Cavender is having an Open Studio Show and Sale of her original landscape paintings this Sunday, September 30, 10 am to 4 pm, at 1717 West 10th. You can see her work at her website kathleencavender.com.

Calling all Connoisseurs

The Lincoln Center launches The Connoisseur's Club at its upcoming fall Winemaker's Dinner this Friday, September 28 starting at 6 pm with a champagne social. The event features some exceptional wines from Washington State and some famed wine estates in Italy. Tickets are only $45 and advanced reservations are strongly recommended. Go to thelincolncenter.com for all the details.

Spokane Jazz Orchestra with Tierney Sutton at the Bing Friday

Kick the season off with a tribute to the songs of George and Ira Gershwin, featuring three-time Grammy nominee jazz vocalist Tierney Sutton, back by popular demand with the Spokane Jazz Orchestra this Friday, September 28 at 8 pm. Ticketswest has your seats at www.ticketswest.com or 800-325-SEAT.

Tim Behrens brings Patrick McManus stories alive




'Scrambled McManus' starring Tim Behrens is Thursday, October 4 at 7:30pm at the Bing Crosby Theatre. The show will be filmed in front of a live audience and DVDs should be on sale in time for Christmas. Ticketswest has your seats at www.ticketswest.com or 800-325-SEAT.

Plus a new show, 'Pat McManus and Me: the First 20 Years!', is at the Panida Theatre in Sandpoint, Saturday, October 6 at 8pm. Go to panida.org for tickets.

For more information on the McManus Comedies, visit www.mcmanusplays.com.


Spokane Symphony will fill up your senses with a Tribute to the Music of John Denver

Saturday, October 6 at 8 pm, the orchestra, under the direction of Resident Conductor Morihiko Nakahara, will kick off the exciting 2012-13 SuperPops Series with a Tribute to the Music of John Denver at Martin Woldson Theater at The Fox. Tribute artist Jim Curry has earned national acclaim for his performances of Denver's vast legacy of multi-platinum hits. Ticketswest has your seats at www.ticketswest.com or 800-325-SEAT.

Beyond Pink - 3rd annual Designer Bra Fashion Show

The Beyond Pink designer bra fashion show and fundraiser will be held at the Masonic Center in downtown Spokane on Friday, October 5 from 5-9 pm. There will be vendors, a silent auction, appetizers, and a no host bar. The fun starts at 5pm, fashion show and live auction start at 7pm. KXLY's Mark Peterson and Kristi Gorenson will emcee this year's event. 100% of Net proceeds benefit women who could not otherwise afford Thermography. Bra's are designed by local designers and donated for the live auction.

October is national breast health month and Beyond Pink is an event to raise funds for women who could not otherwise afford a certified breast thermogram. This tool in early breast disease detection is not often covered by insurance. It acts as an early warning system and can see breast disease before a lump has formed. Women who want to take a pro-active role in their breast health now have the ability to monitor it and avoid giving a tumor a chance to form. Thermography is safe, non-invasive, and radiation free.

For more information, sponsorship opportunities, or to purchase tickets go to www.beyondpink.net. Tickets are $35 for the event. You can also find Beyond Pink on Facebook.


Custer's Antique & Collectors Sale coming next weekend

The 37th Annual Custer's Fall Antique & Collectors Sale will be held at the Spokane County Fair & Expo Center Friday, October 5 through Sunday, October 7. Over 200 dealers from across the country with thousands of vintage treasures. Roy's Glass Repair will also be on site to fix almost any glass or crystal piece that is chipped. Nurse Nancy's Doll Repair will offer restoration to heirloom dolls.

Also returning this year, the Northwest Museum of Arts & Culture's Appraisal Days on Saturday and Sunday. Bring your family treasures to find out what they're worth. Cost of admission plus $7 per item.
Hours for Custer's Antique show are are Friday 4-9pm; Saturday 10am-6pm; and Sunday 10am-4pm. Free Parking. $6 adult admission, good all weekend. Kids 12 and under are free.

For more information, visit www.custersshows.com.


Pamela Benton is a Laguna Cafe Friday night

Enjoy the sounds of Pamela Benton this Friday night, September 28 at the Laguna Cafe, 4302 South Regal. She is a multi-talented Singer Songwriter who plays Electric Violin, Guitar, Keyboards, Mandolin, and Bass. For reservations call 509-448-0887. You can also follow Pamela on Facebook at Pamela B. Music which includes Music Video links to YouTube, a Music Store & Events tabs for her schedule of public appearances. Her website is pamelabenton.net.

Left Over Soul playing Saturday and Sunday

Left Over Soul (aka L.O.S), a 6 piece rhythm and blues band is playing this Saturday September 29, at 9pm at the Swamp (1904 West 5th) with the Longnecks. They will also play at the Spokane Public Market on Sunday, September 30 from 3-6 pm as part of the Market's Oktoberfest celebration.

You can find them on facebook by searching for: L.O.S. (Left Over Soul) which includes an event tab to view their performance schedule.


Art Along the River

The Little Spokane River Artist Studio Tour takes place Saturday, September 29, from 10am to 5pm. The Little Spokane River once again is the showcase for high quality arts and crafts. Come and explore the studios where five artists work and view the landscapes and gardens which inspire them. Talk with professional artists and purchase artworks in a wide range of media and price. The studio owners have invited 24 participating guests artists to join them.

Beautiful settings, interesting studios, food for purchase by Lindaman's, gift certificate drawing and great art. Bring friends, have lunch or a snack, take home some art, and have a wonderful day on the Little Spokane. Admission is free. No pets please. More information and driving directions at www.littlespokanestudios.com.

Spokane Renaissance Faire is October 5 and 6




The first weekend in October, the 5th and 6th, Spokane Entertainer's Guild will transport you back in time to the year 1545 at the Spokane Renaissance Faire 'Tournament of the Golden Apple'. This is a fun fundraiser for Second Harvest Food Bank at the Cowgirl Coop on the back side of Green Bluff.

Patrons are invited to come take part in the festivities and be submerged into a world where chivalry comes alive with extraordinary wares and crafts, talented singers, storytellers, musicians and shows for all ages. An international court of nobles will vie for the coveted Golden Apple trophy, competing in various events like sword fighting, archery, bocce ball, dancing and of course, jousting. The hours are 11am to 6pm Saturday October 5th, and 11am to 5pm Sunday October 6th.

The Spokane String Quartet season opener is October 7




The Spokane String Quartet opens its 2012-2013 season at 3 pm, Sunday October 7 at the Bing Crosby Theater. Get your tickets for 'Homecoming: Friends and Family' through Ticketswest at www.ticketswest.com or 800-325-SEAT.

Dine for a Cause to benefit Hospice

Celebrate this Columbus Day by dining at selected local Italian restaurants to help Hospice patients. In honor of the Italian explorer, this Monday, October 8, Italian restaurants in Spokane are coming together to help hospice patients.

Dine at any of these restaurants on Monday, October 8, and a portion of the proceeds will be donated to Hospice of Spokane, Northeast Washington's only nonprofit Hospice.

Ferrante's at 4516 S Regal
Ferraro's at 11204 E Sprague
Luigi's at 245 W Main
Mamma Mia's at 420 W Francis
(Ferrante's is closed October 8, but is offering this deal Saturday, October 6.

For more information, visit hospiceofspokane.org.

You are invited to the Pumpkin Ball




The 2012 Pumpkin Ball, is Saturday, October 20, at the Spokane Convention Center. All net proceeds go directly to help kids at Sacred Heart Children's Hospital and the Vanessa Behan Crisis Nursery. This elegant night out consists of a champagne reception, pumpkin carving competition, a delectable dinner, and both live and silent auctions, topped off with dancing to the ultimate party band, Strictly Business. For information and tickets go to thepumpkinball.org.

Chanticleer, an Orchestra of Voices is at the Fox this Friday




Chanticleer will perform at Martin Woldson Theater at The Fox as part of the Spotlight Series this Friday, September 28 at 8pm. 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. Tickets are on sale at the Box Office of Martin Woldson Theater at The Fox, at 509-624-1200 and at www.martinwoldsontheater.com.

Upcoming Cooking Classes at Joanie's Magic Spoon

A class in preparing 'Endless Salads' will be at Joanie's Magic Spoon on Wednesday, October 3 starting at 6pm. This class offers both main course and side course salads. Salads include Sicilian Harvest Salad, Lady Marmalade Chicken, La Panzanella and Shaved Fennel Salad. This class offers a great opportunity to begin that transition into a healthier lifestyle. Joanie's Magic Spoon kitchen is located at 10307 N Prairie Dr. The cost is $45 and includes a recipe booklet and instruction as you enjoy eating the offerings for the evening as they are prepared in front of you. Register by calling Joan at 509-624-6564 or emailing your registration to joaniesmagicspoon@gmail.com.
For more information, visit the Facebook page at www.facebook.com/joaniesmagicspoon.


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