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Spokane Symphony Showcases Music from Favorite Heroes Flicks & Comics Feb 18


Kris 'Storm' Crocker and Morihiko 'Superman' Nakahara

Spokane Symphony's upcoming special, 'Heroes, Villains and Sidekicks,' will feature spine-tingling music from America's favorite Superheroes in comics, TV and film. The Spokane Symphony and Resident Conductor Morihiko Nakahara will give two performances at 2pm and 8pm this Saturday, February 18 at Martin Woldson Theater at The Fox. The audience will be able participate in pre-concert activities and assume a role in the performance.

The program will feature some of the most popular scores in cinematic history, such as John Williams' 'March' from Superman, 'Scherzo for Motorcycle' from Indiana Jones and The Last Crusade, and 'Princess Leia's Theme' from Star Wars.

Before the concert there will be a variety of fun activities suitable for the whole family. They include craft-making stations for creating jewelry and masks, a Mad Science Lab and a glow station for kids. In addition, the lobby will feature several backdrops where photos may be taken with favorite heroes and villain characters. There will also be a costume contest with a chance to win $100.

V.I.P. packages include onstage seating, a private photo session with hero and villain characters and more. V.I.P. packages and regular tickets are available at the Box Office, or by calling 509-624-1200, and also at www.spokanesymphony.org, and all Ticketswest outlets.

NW Bach Festival & Series begins Feb 21


(Chris Pizzello/Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)

The 39th Annual Northwest Bach Festival with Zuill Bailey, Artistic Director, will begin 12 days of musical excitement with Festival Classics Concerts, Twilight Interlude Concerts, two Special Festival Events with music and films, Flash-Bach! appearances, a Grand Festival Celebration Event and more. It runs from Tuesday, February 21 and continues through Sunday, March 5 at a variety of Spokane venues.

More exciting news: Zuill Bailey won a Grammy award Sunday for best solo instrumental performance for his work on 'Tales of Hemingway' which he will perform during the Bach Festival, at an event March 2 at Barrister Winery.

Details and ticket information are at www.nwbachfest.com.


Cirque du Soliel's OVO begins tomorrow



There are still great seats available for Cirque du Soliel's latest touring show, Ovo. Coming to the Spokane Arena for six performances starting tomorrow, Thursday, February 16 through Sunday, February 19. Ticketswest has your seats at www.ticketswest.com or 800-325-SEAT.


Inlander Restaurant Week coming Feb 23 through March 4



This year's Inlander Restaurant Week, sponsored by Numerica Credit Union, marks the biggest one ever with over 100 participating restaurants throughout Spokane, Spokane Valley, Liberty Lake, Post Falls and Coeur d'Alene.

Each restaurant week dinner features a 3-course menu priced at either $19 or $29. Pick your favorite option from each course and look for drink specials featuring local beer, wine, cider and coffee.

For more information, visit inlanderrestaurantweek.com.


KPBX Recordings & Videos Sale Feb 25 & 26

The annual KPBX Recordings & Videos Sale is set for Saturday and Sunday, February 25 & 26 at the Lincoln Center, 1316 N. Lincoln St. This fundraiser for Spokane Public Radio features other music and film formats too, including CDs, DVDs, tapes, and the equipment to play them all on. The big attraction has always been vinyl records and 45s. Hours are 9am to 5pm on Saturday and 11am to 5pm on Sunday.

KPBX first held the sale in 1990 with a few boxes of donated items displayed at REI. Back then, the music and news station was only 10 years old and CDs had just started outselling vinyl. The sale has grown to hundreds of boxes, moved with help of Spokane Movers. For more information, visit kpbx.org.


Daniel Tosh coming to the Star Theater May 4

Daniel Tosh will host and perform an evening of standup comedy featuring writers and comedians from his Comedy Central show 'Tosh.0' when tosh.show on Campus Tour makes a stop at the Star Theatre at the Spokane Arena on Thursday, May 4.

His mocking humor is described as 'envelope pushing'. 'Tosh.0' is currently in its ninth season and airs on Tuesday nights at 10pm on Comedy Central.

Tickets go on sale this Friday, February 17, 10am at the Spokane Arena Box Office, all TicketsWest Outlets, at www.ticketswest.com or 800-325-SEAT.


Golf and Travel Show this weekend

The 19th Annual Spokane Golf & Travel Show is this Saturday and Sunday, February 18 & 19 to the Spokane Convention Center. It has demos from golf manufacturers including Ping, Adidas, Callaway Golf, Cobra TaylorMade and more with the latest models from the PGA show in Orlando. And every adult paid admission will receive a free round of golf from Spokane's Fairways Golf Course and a variety of courses. Plus free golf clubs for kids in the Kids Zone.

Tickets available through Ticketswest. For more details go to spokanegolfshow.com.


Spokane Entertainment District Events



Here are this week's events:

Wednesday, February 15
Sara Brown - 6pm, Barrister Winery
Kane Brown (Sold Out) - 8pm, Knitting Factory

Thursday, February 16
A Little Night Music - 7:30pm, Spokane Civic Theatre
Illenium - 8pm, Knitting Factory
2.Open Mic - 8pm, The District Bar
Open Mic Comedy - 10pm, Neato Burrito

Friday, February 17
A Little Night Music - 7:30pm, Spokane Civic Theatre
Hawthorne Roots/Lucas Brown - 9pm, The Observatory

Saturday, February 18
Heroes, Villains and Sidekicks - 2pm & 8pm, Martin Woldson Theater at The Fox
Rise Up, Get Down! - 6pm, Ella's Theater at Montvale Event Center
Pierce The Veil - Rest In Space Tour - 7pm, Knitting Factory
A Little Night Music - 7:30pm, Spokane Civic Theatre
Summer in Siberia/Smokes/Each Both - 9pm, The Observatory

Sunday, February 19
Amadeus - Stage to Screen - 2pm, Bing Crosby Theater
A Little Night Music - 2pm, Spokane Civic Theatre
Spokane Youth Symphony: Now and Next - 4pm, Martin Woldson Theater at The Fox


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