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Wednesday, April 10, 2013

Shock home opener this Friday at the Arena

The Spokane Shock Home Opener versus the Arizona Rattlers is this Friday, April 12 at 7 pm at the Spokane Arena. Ticketswest has your seats at or 800-325-SEAT.

New Work by 13 Artists at the Art Spirit Gallery

The Art Spirit Gallery, at 415 Sherman in downtown Coeur d'Alene, presents New Work by 13 Artists this month with an opening reception Friday, April 12 from 5 to 9 pm.

The artists are Chuck Aydlett, Harold Balazs, Victoria Brace, Morse Clary, Mary Farrell, Ken Fenton, Del Gish, Mel McCuddin, Kerry Moosman, Claudia Pettis, Sister Paula Turnbull, Cary Weigand and Gordon Wilson.

Go to for more information and to see the show online.

Making a Garden Grow - A tribute to Marjory Halvorson

Enjoy an evening of wonderful performances paying tribute to Marjory Halvorson's dynamic vision of the vocal performing arts and the artists she has trained, Thursday April 18, 7:30 pm at the Bing Crosby Theater. This a free concert and donations are to go to Marjory Halvorson.

2013 Arbor Crest Sumer Concert Series

Tickets go on sale April 15 through both Arbor Crest tasting rooms and all Tickets West outlets for Arbor Crest's 2013 Summer Concert series. Enjoy 45 musical evenings at the spectacular winery starting May 19. Guests can find a variety of regional and national musicians on Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Sundays.

National recording artist Diane Schuur will perform July 24. The first ever 'Stage 2 Stage' Music Fest will feature 5 local musicians for a full day of nonstop music on July 6. Go to for a compete listing of all the concerts and ticket pricing information.

Best of Broadway Season Announcement

Earlier this week, WestCoast Entertainment announced the 2013-2014 season lineup, which includes great productions like 'Hello Dolly,' 'Anything Goes,' 'Sister Act,' 'Wicked,' 'The Book of Mormon' and more. Visit their website for the complete series schedule and ticket information at

You Shouldn't but you CAN Do that in the Library!

On Saturday, April 20, enjoy great food and drink at the Spokane Library Foundation's annual 'You Can't Do that in the Library' event, featuring Wylie and the Wild West, starting at 7pm at the Downtown Spokane Public Library, 906 Wst Main. Proceeds benefit the Spokane Public Library Foundation.

There will be a Silent book auction with food provided by David's Pizza and beer by River City Red.

Tickets are $55. Call 509-444-5318 or visit for tickets and information. Free parking available at River Park Square.

Spokane Symphony 2013-2014 Season announced!

Tickets are now on sale for the upcoming Spokane Symphony 2013-14 season, celebrating the Heart of the City! You can preview the Season details at

Season tickets may be purchased at the Box Office at Martin Woldson Theater at The Fox, or by calling 509-624-1200. They are also available at and or 800-325-SEAT.

Speaking of the Spokane Symphony...

This weekend, internationally renowned cellist Alban Gerhadt returns to play with the Spokane Symphony as part of the Classics Series, featuring the music of Robert Schumann and Jean Sibelius with Eckert Preu conducting.

Performances are this Saturday, April 13 at 8pm and Sunday, April 14 at 3pm at the Martin Woldson Theatre at the Fox. Ticket prices begin at $14 and may be purchased at the Box Office at Martin Woldson Theater at The Fox, by phone at 509-624-1200 or online at or 800-325-SEAT.

The Great Gatsby: a Conversation, Music and a Movie

Come and Party like Gatsby! Enjoy a swanky Sunday afternoon at the Martin Woldson Theater at The Fox, for The Great Gatsby: a Conversation, Music and a Movie, Sunday, April 28, from 3-6:30pm.

Transport back to a time of ritz and glamour, the 'Gatsby-Era' of the Roaring 20's in the perfect setting of Spokane's Art Deco treasure, The Martin Woldson Theater at The Fox. Sip on a beverage from the Gin Mill and enjoy treats reminiscent of the era. Hear local historians and film critics tell tales of the period. Enjoy Kendall Feeney at the piano. Then sit back and view the Robert Redford version of the film 'The Great Gatsby' under the theater's beautiful Art Deco Sunburst. Get dressed up and play the part!

Guests will have the chance to win season tickets to Symphony with a Splash! and more fun surprises. A fundraiser for the Spokane Symphony Society, tickets are $50 and available at the Box Office at 509-624-1200 or visit You can also find a listing of local vintage clothing and jewelry shops to help you dress the part! Don't miss this fun and elegant afternoon!

The hydros return to Coeur d'Alene Labor Day for the Diamond Cup

The Diamond Cup and H1 Unlimited Hydroplane racing return to Lake Coeur d'Alene Labor Day weekend, 2013. The Diamond Cup is the 7th stop on the H1 Hydroplane Circuit. Drivers and Teams from all over the Country will be battling for the National High Point Championship on one of the fastest race courses H1 has to offer. The sanctioned race will be located along Coeur d'Alene's Lakeshore Drive in the Silver Beach area.

Tickets are now on sale through Ticketswest at or 800-325-SEAT.

'The Sopranos', a theatrical concert at the Fox

Holy Names Music Center presents 'The Sopranos', a theatrical concert, Thursday, April 18 at the Fox Theatre. Wine and dessert reception starts at 6:30 pm, concert at 7:30 pm. All proceeds go to help Holy Names Music Center and its mission-driven programs. Tickets are $20. Children under 18 are free. For more information go to

Spokane is swinging April 19-21

Spokane's Vintage Swing Festival is April 19-21, featuring the Villa Blues Trio playing at the Knights of Columbus. Enjoy a free introductory dance lesson taught by Ben White from 8 to 9pm. Then the Villa Blues Trio from 9 to midnight, followed by Joel Hunter from Boise spinning your favorite tunes on vinyl.

Saturday from 8 to 9pm at Chateaux Rive in the Flour Mill, more free introductory dance lessons taught by Ben White followed by Glenn Crytzer's Nicators playing from 9 to midnight. Then on Sunday from 2 to 5pm the Variety Pack pays at Riverfront Park just west of the fountain.

Garrison Keillor's 'A Prairie Home Companion' tickets on sale Friday

Garrison Keillor's 'A Prarie Home Companion' is coming to the INB Performing Arts Center for a live radio show recording, July 8 at 7:30 pm. A Prairie Home Companion is heard by more than 4 million listeners each week on some 590 public radio stations, and abroad on America One and the Armed Forces Networks in Europe and the Far East. Garrison recalls, "When the show started, it was something funny to do with my friends, and then it became an achievement that I hoped would be successful, and now it's a good way of life."

Ticket prices range from $35, $59.50 and $74.50; and they go on sale this Friday, April 12 at 10 am through TicketsWest at or 800-325-SEAT.

Spokane Central Lions cooking up pancakes April 27

Spokane Central Lions is sponsoring a 'Pancakes 'N More' breakfast at the Corbin Senior Center at 827 W. Cleveland, Saturday, April 27 from 8:30 to 11:00 am.

Tickets for the breakfast are $7 per person (including children.) There will be a raffle of gift cards from local food locations. Proceeds from the breakfast will benefit Spokane Central Lions Club Sight and Hearing Programs and the Corbin Senior Center. For more information call the Lions office at 509-328-6900 Monday through Friday between 9:30 and 11:30 am.

Upcoming at the MAC

On Saturday, April 13, 'The Rite of Spring' program focuses on Stravinsky's 'The Rite of Spring at 100' with aspects of this famous ballet performed by three musicians with the program guided by Donivan Johnson, Selkirk School District's Music Instructor. A new work by Johnson, commissioned by Mary Moldenhauer, will be premiered entitled 'Apres-Danse Sacrale' (After the Sacrificial Dance). Held at the MAC Auditorium. A 2:15 pm reception precedes the 3:00 pm program. $8 suggested donation.

On Friday, April 19, Art of Science: Botanical Art Past and Present to help celebrate Native Plant Appreciation Week with the Northeast Chapter of the Washington Native Plant Society and the MAC. At 3:00 pm, join local author, teacher and naturalist, Jack Nisbet in a walk-through of the David Douglas exhibit. A 4:00 pm reception showcasing Nisbet's published works and the botanical art of Dr. Linda Ann Vorobik, noted Lopez Island artist. 5:00 pm lecture with Nisbet and Vorobik on the historical and modern importance of botanical illustration. Tickets available at Advance tickets are $25 for exhibit, reception and lecture; $30 at the door. Tickets for the lecture only are $10. The MAC is now open Wednesdays through Sundays, 10am to 5pm. For more information on events and exhibits visit

Films at The Magic Lantern Theatre

The following films will be shown at the Magic Lantern Theater starting Friday, April 12 through Thursday, April 18th. 'On the Road' opens as well as 'Spring Breakers'. Continuing films are 'Quartet,' 'Side Effects', and 'A Place at the Table.'

Visit for show times and more information.

Megan Becker performs one-woman show as Joy Davidman Lewis

Moody Radio Northwest, 109.7, and The Lion's Share Theatre present the world premier of 'Out of the Shadows,' a one woman show on the life of Joy Davidman Lewis, the wife of the celebrated writer, C. S. Lewis.

The performance will take place at The Bing Crosby Theater on Sunday, April 21 at 3:00pm. Tickets are $15, $10 for a group of 8 or more and $20 at the door. Tickets are available through Ticketswest. For more information visit The Lion's Share website,, or call 509-327-1113.

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