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Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Howling Halloween fun at the Bing Friday

Find out who wins the Spokane Comedy Laugh Off, sponsored by Friends Of The Bing, this Friday at 7:30 at the Bing Crosby Theater. All comedians involved in The Spokane Laugh Off were previous winners of "Stand Up To Bigger Things" open mic comedy nights at The Bing. You will be howling with laughter! After the Spokane Laugh Off, stick around for a special Halloween showing of John Carpenter's restored and re-mastered "HALLOWEEN," the most successful independent horror movie of all time.

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Monsters Anonymous at the Lincoln Center tonight and tomorrow night

The Empire Theatre Company presents the World premier of 'Monsters Anonymous', a hilarious Hollywood Monster mash-up at The Lincoln Center, tonight, October 29 and Thursday, October 30. Shows and dinner start 6:30pm.

Tickets (including dinner) are $25 and are available at

"The Women" Saturday night at Civic

Before the "Real Housewives," there was "The Women", a brilliant and entertaining story of modern women, in a spectacular one-night performance at Spokane's Civic Theatre's Main Stage this Saturday night at 7:30. Stir together one cast of Manhattan Socialites, with one-part comedy of manners, add in a few upstarts and a dash of hurtful gossip, and you've got a fabulous show.

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Classic Rock to Blues at Ramada's Remington's

This Saturday night only Bobby Patterson of the Fat Tones performs solo Classic Rock to Blues 7:30 to10:30pm at Remington's Lounge at the Airport Ramada. No Cover Charge.

Sergio Mendes performs with Spokane Symphony Nov 1

Sergio Mendes, legendary for bringing Bossa Nova to the U.S. nearly five decades ago with his Brazilian-born fusion of jazz, samba, funk and pop, will perform with the Spokane Symphony Saturday, Nov. 1 at 8 p.m. at Martin Woldson Theater at The Fox. Together, they will recreate some of Mendes' favorite hits, including "Girl from Ipanema," "Tristeza" and "Never Gonna Let You Go."

The Brazilian pianist, composer, arranger, and bandleader is still making his mark on music, and His new album, Magic, includes collaborations with, the freshman3 and Cody Wise.

For tickets and information, visit or call 509-624-1200.

Nectar Tasting Room Hosts Improv Comedy Night

The Nectar Tasting Room at Main and Stevens, welcomes the Lilac City Improv Troop for comedy night on Saturday, November 1. Doors open at 6:30 and the show starts at 7:00. The comedy troop's blend of audience interaction and improv sketches will have attendees laughing all night long.

The cost is $20 and includes your first glass of wine. Space is limited so call to reserve your tickets 509-869.1572 or reserve your spot online at Doors open at 6:30 and the show starts at 7:00. Nectar Tasting Room is located downtown at 120 N. Stevens.

Be at the Lincoln Center Halloween for a spooky good time!

The Lincoln Center's 4th Annual Bite Nite party is this Halloween night, Friday, October 31st. Doors open at 7pm, the party starts at 8pm. Prize for best costume is $1,000, so dress to impress your fellow spooky friends! Tickets are $10 at the door and going fast! Presented by The Lincoln Center and 105.7 NOW FM radio.

Charlie Daniels Band at Northern Quest

Join legendary fiddler, guitarist and singer Charlie Daniels at Northern Quest, Sunday, November 2 at 7:30 pm for a night of southern-fried country hits including the iconic "Devil Went Down to Georgia." Don't miss the opportunity to see this 2009 Music Hall of Famer take stage up close and in person.

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Spokane's Beardbrand to appear on ABC TV's "Shark Tank"

Beardbrand, a Spokane based men's grooming products company, will present on ABC's hit reality competition series Shark Tank the evening of October 31st. Eric Bandholz, CEO, will introduce the company and products to over 7 million viewers and 5 "sharks" that include Mark Cuban, Daymond John, Lori Greiner, Kevin O'Leary, and Robert Herjavec.

Beardbrand's ecommerce store was launched in 2013 as a result of Spokane Startup Weekend where founders (pictured left to right) Lindsey Reinders, Eric Bandholz, and Jeremy McGee worked together on a team. What started as a small product line of beard care products has quickly grown as the top beard care company in the United States with over 25 products, $1.5 million in annual sales, and over 100 retailers.

For more information about Beardbrand go to their website

Calling all chocolate lovers!

Encore Events will host "Decadence! the Spokane Chocolate Festival," Friday, November 7th, from Noon to 9pm at the Red Lion Hotel at the Park. "Decadence"! features chocolate indulgences (both sweet and savory), live music by Cary Fly and a Chocolate Martini competition. All proceeds from the event benefit Inland NW Baby, the only diaper bank serving eastern Washington.

"Decadence!" features local and regional chocolate and confection companies who will offer for sample and sale everything from truffles and desserts to chocolate hummus and chili. You'll even find chocolate relaxation at the Brickhouse Massage and Coffee Bar booth.

Tickets are $20. VIP admission is just $45. Special "Afternoon Only" pricing is $10. Tickets can be purchased at or by calling Encore Events at (509) 981-8439.

"Let's Celebrate" Disney on Ice!

Mickey, Minnie and friends invite you to a party, as Disney on Ice presents "Let's Celebrate" for seven performances at the Spokane Arena, Thursday, November 6 through Sunday, November 9. Go to for more information and show times.

Ticketswest has your seats at 800-325 SEAT or

Delight in all things Epicurean!

Epicurean Delight, Friday, November 14, at the Spokane Convention Center, brings together the Northwest's most exquisite samplings from 30 area wineries/breweries and 30 restaurants. Known as Spokane's most fun black-tie gala, no other event showcases our area culinary talents in such a glamorous atmosphere. Proceeds benefit the Inland Northwest Blood Center and the Blood Center Foundation of the Inland Northwest.

For more information and tickets go to

Ground Breaking Food Show next weekend, Nov 8-9

Northwest Taste, a Food and Beverage Show, debuts next weekend, November 8 and 9, and pulls specialty food exhibitors from Oregon, Washington, Idaho and Montana. Guests will be surrounded by bakeries, chocolates, jams, sauces, oils, coffees, spices, nuts, gluten free products and many more. Along with food sampling throughout the show, consumers can see over 20 instructors on4 different stages, including local favorites, and nationally recognized, Chef LJ Klink.

Wine, craft beer, cider and spirit sampling happens in The Grand Tasting Pavilion as well as instruction on pairings, including caviar and chocolates! The VIP After Party is two hours of sampling, hors d'oeuvres and premium products. Instruction in The Culinary Classroom includes 2 Gluten Free classes, making chocolate truffles, canning jam, creating an Italian street salad and even a class with Chef LJ Klink.

Northwest Taste is at the Spokane Convention Center Exhibit Hall, Saturday, November 8 from 10am to 6 pm, and Sunday, November 9 from 10an to 5pm, VIP After Party, Sunday 5:30-7:30 pm. Visit

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