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Wednesday, September 25, 2013

Jay Owenhouse Magic at the INB Saturday

Master magician and illusionist Jay Owenhouse will be performing his magic and illusions at the INB Performing Arts Center this Saturday, September 28 at 4 and 7:30 pm. The phenomenal touring Owenhouse show breaks new ground across the nation with a brand new, elaborate stage show called 'Dare To Believe,' a mind boggling, spell-binding experience that will keep you on the edge of your seat.

Jay's new show is a theatrical event where audiences not only witness the magic they experience it. You'll see audience members get sawed in half, disappear and predict the future! The Show also features Jay's new Bengal Tigers Shekinah, a Royal White Tiger and her sister Sheena a beautiful orange Bengal.

Ticketswest has your seats at or 800-325-SEAT.

Steve Earle and the Dukes with The Mastersons tomorrow night at the Bing

Steve Earle and the Dukes, with special guest, The Mastersons, perform at the Bing Crosby Theatre, this Thursday, September 26 at 8 pm, doors at 7.

Steve Earle has released his fifteenth studio album, The Low Highway, to worldwide critical acclaim in Spring 2013. Magnet Magazine stated in their 9 out of 10 star review, "This time out, he brings all his influences together into an LP that may be his most musically diverse offering yet" with PopMatters stating that it is Earle's best record since 2004's Grammy Award-winning album 'The Revolution Starts...Now.'

The album and corresponding live tour features his celebrated live band The Dukes, which also features the husband & wife duo Chris Masterson & Eleanor Whitmore (otherwise known as the recording artists The Mastersons) as well as longtime Dukes members Kelley Looney and Will Rigby.

Tickets are available at, all Ticketswest outlets at or 800-325-SEAT.

BIG art show on the Little Spokane this Saturday

The Little Spokane River Artist Studio Tour is this Saturday, September 28 from 10 am to 5 pm. And while it may be something of a tradition in its sixth year, the Tour keeps things fresh with new artists and new work. There are 29 artists in all media showing lots of new art, priced from $50 to $150, with collector pieces up to $475. This year welcomes new artists Melanie Habets (fun, fashionable clothing), Virginia Carter (whimsical hand-painted pottery), and Greg Moffatt (one-of-a-kind wooden furniture). Also new to the Tour are Ami Davis (hand-woven fabric wearables), and Chris Giffin (charming found-object sculptures). Local favorite Kay O'Rourke (painting, drawing and sculpture) rejoins the Tour for the first time since its inaugural year.

For more information and directions go to

The Summer Season's final week of live music at Arbor Crest

Arbor Crest Wine Cellars' popular Summer Concerts Series winds down this coming weekend. This Thursday, September 26 from 4:30 to 6:30, the free concert is Nicole Lewis performing rhythm & blues, with guest artist Shanda Woodward.

On Sunday, September 29, the final concert of the season will feature Common Groud, playing Top 40 Favorites. Concert begins at 4:30pm and runs until dusk. $5 cover charge.

Don't miss the music! Great wine and food available for purchase. Visit

This is not your family ping pong game

The monthly Spokane Table Tennis Tournament is this Saturday, September 28 at 11 am, at the North Park Racquet Club, located at 8121 N. Division. This fun competition is open to everyone and registration is just $10. Go to for all the details.

Murder at the Bing!

The Lion's Share Theatre, under the sponsorship of Friends of the Bing, present a murder mystery production that will entertain and introduce the fabulous new renovations to the Theatre. On Friday, October 11 at 7:30pm and 10:00pm, the audience will travel back to 1926 as they move through the building to solve a murder.

Cost for the event is $17 per person, $20 at the door. Tickets are available at Tickets West at or 800-325-SEAT. The audience is limited to 100 people per show so get your tickets early. For more information call the Lion's Share at 509-327-1113. Also, check out the Lion's Share website,, or the Bing Crosby Theater website at

78th annual Greek Dinner Festival this weekend

The 78th annual three-day Greek Dinner Festival, starts tomorrow, Thursday, September 26 at Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church, 1703 N. Washington Street. Lunch is 11 am to 2 pm, Dinner runs from 4:30 to 8 pm. Take-out orders are available.

The menu includes baklava, souvlakia, beef kapama, orzo with myzithra cheese and browned butter, shish kebabs marinated in herbs and lemon and Greek coffee. The festival also has traditional Greek dancing, cooking demonstrations, Greek deli items, beer, wine and Greek appetizers.

Tickets cost $12 in advance or $15 at the door. Children younger than 12 eat for $6. For more information call 509-328-9310 or go to

Vicki Lawrence and Mama, A Two Woman Show Oct 13

Emmy Award winning comedienne Vicki Lawrence brings her own comedic style as well as that of her hilarious alter ego, 'Mama' to the stage in Northern Quest's Pend Oreille Pavilion on Sunday, October 13.
Showtime is 7:30 pm. Ticket prices are $35/$45/$55 and can be purchased by ordering online at or by calling the Northern Quest Box Office at 509-481-6700 or 1-877-871-6772.

Custer's Antique & Collectors Sale next weekend

Custer's 38th Annual Fall Antique & Collectors Sale is next weekend, Friday, October 4 through Sunday, October 6, at the Spokane Fair & Expo Center. This year's sale features over 150 dealers and thousands of vintage treasures in all price ranges.

Weekend hours are Friday, 4pm-9pm; Saturday 10am-6pm; Sunday, 10am-4pm. Tickets are $6 for adults, good all weekend, Kids 12 and under, free. Free parking too. For more information, visit

Maine Lobster Event at Churchill's

This Sunday, September 29, Churchill's Steakhouse features 'The Main Lobster Event' with lobster specials: lobster bucket & Manila clams, broiled or whole steamed lobster, and lobster & Filet Mignon. Churchill's is located in the old Joel building, 165 South Post in downtown Spokane. Sunday hours are 4 to 9pm.

For reservations, call 509-474-9888, or visit their website at

22 actors. 10 plays. 7 directors. 2 performances.

Stage Left Theater presents 'Hit & Run VII,' a staged reading of new short comedic plays by authors from across the U.S. and Canada. The shows are this Friday, September 27 and Saturday, September 28 at 7:30 pm at Stage Left Theater, 108 W. Third.

What began as a Saturday afternoon reading at Auntie's Bookstore eight years ago has blossomed into a comedy festival with a faithful audience. The cost is just $5. (Seating is first-come, first-served. They always fill up, so come early or buy tickets online at This show is rated PG-13.)

For more information contact producer Sandra Hosking at

Brian Regan returns to the INB

Tickets go on sale this Friday, September 27 at 10am for funnyman Brian Regan, who will return to the INB Performing Arts Center Thursday, March 13, 2014 for a 7:30pm show. Recognized as one of the premier comedians in the country, Brian Regan is a perfect balance of sophisticated humor and physicality, making him appealing to a wide variety of fans from all generations.

Reserved seat tickets are $42.50 and $49.50 and go on sale Friday 10 am at all TicketsWest outlets, and at or 800-325-SEAT.

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