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Wednesday, October 3, 2012

McManus comedy show to be filmed at the Bing Crosby Theatre tomorrow night

'Scrambled McManus', the One-Man Show written by Patrick F. McManus, starring Tim Behrens is coming to the Bing Crosby Theatre tomorrow night, Thursday, October 4 at 7:30pm. Other upcoming McManus Comedies are Nov. 15, 'Pot Luck' and Dec. 6, 'Poor Again...Dagnabbit!'. The shows will be filmed in front of live audiences at the Bing Crosby Theatre. The DVDs should be on sale in time for Christmas. If you attend either of these shows, you might very well be in the DVDs, because one camera will focus on the audience and the laughter that always accompanies a McManus show!

Special offer for McManus fans: a 'Series Price' of $33 for all 3 shows! Tickets for single shows are $15 each. A $2 restoration fee will apply to single tickets only. No service fees apply if you purchase tickets at the Arena Box Office, the Hotel Ruby (daily 10am to 2pm) or the door. Tickets also available at Ticketswest at or 800-325-SEAT.

More McManus...Celebrating 20 years!

A new show, 'Pat McManus and Me: the First 20 Years!', written by Pat McManus and Tim Behrens, and starring Tim Behrens will have a performance at the Panida Theatre in Sandpoint, ID at 300 North First Ave, on Saturday, October 6 at 8pm. Tickets are $15 each and available at Eve's Leaves, Eichardt's Pub and Pedro's, all in Sandpoint or at the Panida Theatre door. You can also call the box office at 208-263-9191.

For more information on the McManus Comedies, visit

Fill up your senses at the Fox Saturday night

The Spokane Symphony with Jim Curry, will fill up your senses with a Tribute to the Music of John Denver this Saturday, October 6 at 8 pm at the Fox. Ticketswest has your seats at or 800-325-SEAT.

Your chance to be a Renaissance man or woman

Go back in time to the year 1545 at the Spokane Renaissance Faire this Saturday and Sunday, October 6 & 7th at the Cowgirl Coop on the back side of Green Bluff. Go to for tickets and information.

The graphic design of Hara Alison at Chateau Rive Friday

Graphic designer extraordinaire, Hara Alison, will display some of her work at Chateau Rive in the Flour Mill this Friday night, October 5 from 6 to 9 pm.

The Producers is one hilarious production

The Producers, winner of 12 Tony Awards, continues at the Spokane Civic Theatre through October 21. Curtain times are Thursdays through Saturdays 7:30 pm and Sundays at 2:00 pm. Go to

Shaolin Warriors at the Fox Monday

In a fully choreographed theatrical production, the Shaolin Warriors bring their remarkable skill, stunning movement and spectacular imagery of Kung Fu to the Martin Woldson Theatre at the Fox Monday, October 8 at 7:30 pm. These Kung Fu masters combine the agility and grace of gymnasts with the showmanship of Cirque du Soleil performers to create scenes you've only see in the movies. Ticketswest has your seats at or 800-325-SEAT.

Experience The Crazy Cool of Nellie McKay

Spokane Public Radio presents The Crazy Cool of Nellie McKay, Tuesday, October 9, 7:30 pm at The Bing Crosby Theater. Tickets are on sale now and available through Ticketswest at or 800-325-SEAT.

You'll enjoy jazz, contemporary, Broadway and more in this show. Songwriter, comedienne, actor, pianist, and ukulele player to boot, 29-year-old McKay has released five albums since 2004, each a sharp left-turn from her previous work.

Sunday night fights at the Arena

See raw professional wrestling excitement at the WWE Raw World Tour, featuring the John Cena vs. C.M. Punk Cage Match, 5 pm, Sunday, October 7 at the Spokane Arena. Doors open at 4. Ticketswest has your seats at or 800-325-SEAT.

Restoration of the Bing Crosby Theater continues

The Bing Crosby Theater announces one more step in the continued restoration of the historic building at Sprague and Lincoln. For the first time in 25 years they are cleaning, treating and sealing of all of the original cladding of the exterior of the theater. The exterior of the building will be washed, polished and preened. This is one of many projects the Bing is undertaking to revitalize and restore the theater as a world class performing arts center in downtown Spokane. Go to for information on all the great entertainment events at the Bing.

Latah Creek presents an Oktoberfest and Pre-Holiday Gift Show

Join Mike and Elena Conway and daughter Natalie at Latah Creek wine Cellars for their Oktoberfest and Pre-Holiday Gift Show, Friday, October 5, from 5 to 7:30 pm. Enjoy an evening of wine, food, music and fun. Latah Creek is located at 13030 E. Indiana Avenue in Spokane Valley. The phone number is 509-926-0164 and the website is

Patsy Cline and theatre history this week at Interplayers

This is the final week of 'Always...Patsy Cline' at Interplayers Theatre, 174 S. Howard. It runs through Saturday, October 6 and tickets are available only to certain performances. Call the Box Office at 509-455-7529 or Ticketswest at 800-325-SEAT for availability.

Plus, First Friday, October 5, from 5 to 8 pm, view 32 Years Retrospective of Interplayers Theatre featuring photos, posters, programs, and video taped interviews showing the history of Spokane's professional repertory theatre.

Fall Fest at Silver Mountain continues this weekend

Silver Mountain Resort is continuing Fall Fest this weekend as they celebrate the end of summer with a variety of fun activities. There will be kids and adult activities, events, live music, a vendor fair with handmade goods and retail merchandise. The gondola will run both weekends for great views of the fabulous fall colors in the Silver Valley for both bikers and scenic riders.

An uphill bike race is slated for Saturday, October 6. The 12.6 mile race will start at the Village and finish at the Mountain House after a grueling 3400 foot climb. The race is a fundraiser for the Silver Mountain Alpine Race team. On Sunday, October 7 Silver Mountain will host a unique event at the Galena Ridge Golf Course, Speedgolf. Speedgolf is a combination of your golf score combined with your time to run the course while you are playing. The course record is 77 (42 golf score and 35 minute run time) in a nine hole tournament. This tournament is a fundraiser for the Kellogg class of 2015.

For more information and entry forms for any of the events you can visit or contact Jeff Colburn at 208-783-1509.

Spokane Visual Arts Tour this Friday & Saturday

This month's First Friday is the Spokane Visual Arts Tour, this Friday, October 5 and Saturday, October 6.

For more information and a listing of First Friday events, visit

A few selected venues:
Barili Cellars, 608 W Second Ave. featuring the colorful pastels, watercolor, oils, acrylic artwork of Debbie McCulley, Friday 4-9 reception, Exhibit Friday, Oct 5 only. Live music.

Spokane Art School, 809 W Garland Ave, Friday only 5-8. Free Art Project for Kids. Tresia Oosting will present a fun multi-media project for kids involving drawing, painting, and collage.

Hamilton Studio, 1427 W. Dean, Friday 5-9 runs through Oct 31, featuring colorful oil paintings by artist Robert Morrison. Live Music.

Nectar Tasting Room, 120 N Stevens, Oct 5th 2-10; Sat noon-10; runs through Oct 31, featuring Urban Discoveries by Kris Ogren of KCO Photography. Music by Son of Brad.

Italia Trattoria, 144 South Cannon in Browne's Addition. Exhibit runs Oct 5th-31. E.L. Stewart's acrylic on canvas, 'Meeksta', which is the phonetic of the Italian word for 'mix', looking at the combination of abstraction and realism in life and on canvas.

Vintage Hill Cellars, 319 West 2nd Ave, Friday 1:30-9; Sat 1:30-5:30, runs through Oct 26th. Art Show, 'A Passion For Art From Two Perspectives' by father-daughter artists Brett & Callie Sobosky.

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 this 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 the 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.

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

Custer's Antique & Collectors Sale this weekend

The 37th Annual Custer's Fall Antique & Collectors Sale will be held at the Spokane County Fair & Expo Center this Friday, October 5 through Sunday, October 7. Over 200 dealers from across the country with thousands of vintage treasures.

Also returning this year, the Northwest Museum of Arts & Culture's (MAC) 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 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

INBTA/NW North Pole Adventures Fantasy Flight

The Inland NW Business Travel Association is holding their annual Harvest Moon Auction and HalloWine Tasting event on Friday, October 12 from 5:30 to 9:30pm at the Red Lion Hotel at the Park. A portion of the proceeds from this auction will benefit Northwest North Pole Adventures Spokane Fantasy Flight. Spokane Fantasy Flight provides a magical trip to the North Pole for some very special children from area shelters and community programs. They are flown to the North Pole for a magical evening.

The cost is $45 per person. To purchase tickets for this event, go to

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