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Wednesday, January 9, 2013

Heeeeere's Robin Williams!




The incredible Robin Williams returns to the Martin Woldson Theatre at the Fox this Monday, January 14 at 7:30 pm for some 'sit down' comedy with comedian, actor, director David Steinberg. Call 509-624-1200 for your seats.

'Apollo 13: Mission Control' at the Convention Center




The creator of 'Walking with Dinosaurs' presents 'Apollo 13: Mission Control' at the Spokane Convention Center now through January 20. This fascinating interactive show transforms the Convention Center's Exhibit Hall C into a replica of NASA's Mission Control Room during the 1970 flight of Apollo 13. You will be placed in the center of the action, helping bring the three Apollo astronauts home. Ticketswest has your seats at www.ticketswest.com or 800-325-SEAT.


Exciting, compelling 'K2' is at Lake City Playhouse




'K2,' a play about mountain climbers stranded on Earth's second highest peak, is on stage at Lake City Playhouse, 1320 East Garden in Coeur d'Alene, now through January 20th. Go to lakecityplayhouse.org for tickets and information.


'Canada's greatest guitarist,' Matt Andersen at the JACC




The Jacklin Arts and Cultural Center at 405 S. William St. in Post Falls hosts Matt Andersen in concert at 7:30 Wednesday, January 16th. He's called 'Canada's greatest guitarist' by the London Times, and has won the International Blues Challenge in Memphis. Get more information and tickets at the jacklincenter.org.


Have a Splash with the Symphony

This Friday, January 11, the Spokane Symphony Orchestra, with conductor Eckart Preu, will perform music from three contemporary composers, concluding with Stravinsky's Pulcinella Suite, at the Martin Woldson Theatre at the Fox.

Happy hour drink specials and small plates are available for purchase from 5 to 6:45pm and performance runs from 7 to 8pm. Thirty lucky advance-purchase ticketholders will get to sit on stage as the orchestra performs. Tickets are $30 and are available at the Box Office at the Fox, by phone at 509-624-1200 and through Ticketswest at www.ticketswest.com or 800-325-SEAT.


Great films coming to The Bing




The Bing Cinema Encore Series this month features the classic James Bond film, 'Dr. No' starring Sean Connery. Showtimes are Saturday, January 19 at 3pm, 5:30pm and 8pm and also on Tuesday, January 22 and Wednesday, January 23, both days at 5:30pm and 8pm. 'Dr. No' was the first James Bond film ever made, adapted from Ian Fleming's novel of the same name. This film will be shown on the Bing's new state of the art viewing screen.

Future films coming to the Bing include 'Princess Bride' and 'The Godfather'.

For tickets and more information, visit bingcrosbytheater.com. Tickets are also available at Ticketswest at www.ticketswest.com or 800-325-SEAT.


Tom Quinn Workshops at Spokane Art School

Artist Tom Quinn is holding workshops at Spokane Art School, 809 W. Garland next to the Tinman Gallery. 'Drawing the Human Hand' is Saturday, January 19, 10 am to 2pm; 'Painting Clouds in Oil' is Saturday, January 26, 10 am to 2 pm; and 'Drawing Caricatures' is Saturday, February 2, 10 am to 2 pm.

Pre-registration is required for all classes. For more information visit the Spokane Art School website at spokaneartschool.net or call 509-325-3001.

Regional premiere of 'Escanaba in Love' at Civic

Spokane Civic Theatre presents the regional premiere of 'Escanaba in Love' now through February 2 on the Main Stage.

The band of crazy 'Yoopers' are back in 'Escanaba in Love,' the prequel to the hit comedy, 'Escanaba in da Moonlight.' The plot may be wacky and off-the-wall, but it is also heart-warming and uplifting. 'Escanaba in Love' is certain to tickle your funny bone and pull at your heart strings.

Tickets: Adult $24, Senior/Military $22, Students $18. Spokane Civic Theatre Box Office, 1020 N. Howard St, 509-325-2507 or www.spokanecivictheatre.com.


Artists reception for 'Points of Departure' at Art Spirit




Join Kay O'Rourke and friends: Katie Creyts, Tom O'Day, Bradd Skubinna and Ken Yuhasz for an artist reception at The Art Spirit Gallery at 415 Sherman in downtown Coeur d'Alene this Friday, January 11 from 5 to 8 pm. The show continues through February 2. For more information and to preview the show online go to theartspiritgallery.com.


Bridal Fest Coming to Spokane

This year's Bridal Fest will be at the Spokane Convention Center Saturday and Sunday, January 12 & 13. Nearly 200 vendors including caterers, florists, photographers, wedding gown specialists and more. Fashion shows will be held each day. Saturday hours are 10am to 5pm, Sunday is 11am to 4pm.

For more information, visit BridalFest.com.


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