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Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Spokane Symphony performs the music of Led Zeppelin this Friday



Bridging the gulf between rock n' roll and classical music, the Spokane Symphony will perform The Music of Led Zeppelin in an exciting symphonic rock concert, coming to the Martin Woldson Theater at the Fox this Friday, May 12 at 8pm. Brent Havens guest-conducts the ensemble as they capture Led Zeppelin's power, while adding new musical sounds. Vocalist Randy Jackson, lead singer of the rock band 'Zebra,' captures the spirit of legendary lead singer Robert Plant, while the band reproduces what Led Zeppelin did on their albums and the orchestra backs them with power and richness. The concert features 18 Zeppelin tunes, including 'Stairway to Heaven,' 'Heartbreaker,' 'Black Dog' and 'Immigrant Song.'

Tickets are available at the Box Office, or by calling 509-624-1200 and online at www.ticketswest.com or 800-325-SEAT.

Spring Wine Release Weekend

The Spokane Cork District presents its Annual Spring Release Weekend this Saturday, May 13 and Mother's Day, Sunday, May 14. All over town, wineries will have new releases, live music, art and events. Most tasting rooms will be open noon-5pm.

For a complete listing of participating wineries and more details, visit www.visitspokane.com/cork-district.


NW Museum's Mother's Day Tour this weekend



The Northwest Museum of Arts & Culture's 28th Annual Mother's Day Weekend Tour is this Saturday, May 13 & Sunday, May 14. This year, you'll see extraordinary historic rock structures, including Glover Mansion, Westminster Congregational Church, C.C. Koerner House, Ralston & Sarah Wilbur House, VERA Water and Power Well House, Blakely Gardens, and Royal Riblet Mansion Grounds (now Arbor Crest Winery.) Explore how Spokane's geological history helped shape its architectural identity.

Tour hours are Saturday & Sunday from noon-5pm. Tickets are $15 each for museum members, $20 for non-members. For more details and to purchase tickets online, visit www.northwestmuseum.org/calendar/all-events.cfm until Friday, May 12. You can also purchase tickets at the museum's admissions desk through May 12, and on the tour weekend at Glover Mansion or VERA Water and Power.


New exhibit at Art Spirit Gallery in CdA



The Art Spirit Gallery at 415 Sherman Ave in downtown Coeur d'Alene presents exciting new works by Victoria Brace, Lindsey Meyers Carroll and Cary Weegand. There's an artists' reception this Friday, May 12 from 5-8pm and the show is up through June 3.

Go to theartspiritgallery.com for more information.


This week's music at Arbor Crest

Thursday's 'Pairings by the Patio' features music by the Ryan Larsen Duo performing pure country, and jewelry display by Kathy LeFrancis, this Thursday, May 11 from 5:30-7:30, $5 Admission. This Sunday, May 14 the 'Concert on the Cliff', musical artists are Haley Young & the Champagne Jam, playing modern and retro pop. Music runs from 5:30-Sunset, $10 admission.

Arbor Crest will also have food, music, and great wine & beer all weekend long for the Annual Spring Release weekend. Visit arborcrest.com for more information.


Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue coming to the Fox August 13



Fox Presents Trombone Shorty, jazz performer from New Orleans, and his band Orleans Avenue in concert on Sunday, August 13 at the Martin Woldson Theater at the Fox. He'll feature many selections from his newest album, Parking Lot Symphony which captures the spirit and the essence of The Big Easy, while redefining its sound. Filled with 70's Funk, Rock, Hip-Hop and R&B, Parking Lot Symphony was produced by Chris Seefried and features songs co-written by Aloe Blacc, Ethan Gruska, and Alex Ebert. Shorty also delivers fresh covers of The Meters' funk classic 'It Ain't No Use,' and Allen Toussaint's 'Here Come the Girls.'

Orleans Avenue features Pete Murano on guitar, Mike Bass-Bailey on bass guitar, Dan Oestreicher on baritone sax, BK Jackson on tenor sax and Joey Peebles on drums.

Tickets available at the Box Office, by phone at 509-624-1200, or online at www.ticketswest.com or 800-325-SEAT.


Spokane Entertainment District Events



Here are this week's events:

Wednesday, May 10
The Minimalists: Less is Now Tour - 7:30pm, Bing Crosby Theater
Chamber Soiree Series-Spring - 7:30pm, Davenport Hotel

Thursday, May 11
FDFT7-Full Draw Film Tour - 7pm, Bing Crosby Theater
Taming of the Shrew - 7:30pm, Spokane Civic Theatre

Friday, May 12
The Music of Led Zeppelin - 8pm, The Fox
Taming of the Shrew - 7:30pm, Spokane Civic Theatre

Saturday, May 13
Spokane Jazz Orchestra - 7:30pm, Bing Crosby Theater
The Flaming Lips - 8pm, Knitting Factory
Taming of the Shrew - 7:30pm, Spokane Civic Theatre

Sunday, May 14
Listen To Your Mother 2017 - 7pm, Bing Crosby Theater
Taming of the Shrew - 2pm, Spokane Civic Theatre

Monday, May 15
Monday Night Movies-Stand By Me - 7pm, Bing Crosby Theater

Tuesday, May 16
Fleet Foxes - 8pm, Knitting Factory

For more information, visit spokaneentertainmentdistrict.com.


Keleren Millham performs with Spokane Jazz Orchestra this Saturday



This Saturday, May 13 at 7:30pm, the Spokane Jazz Orchestra is joined by vocalist Keleren Millham, performing the music of Sting and his Jazz influences. Tickets available at www.ticketswest.com or 800-325-SEAT.


Cinderella at the INB May 11-14

Rodgers and Hammerstein's Broadway show, Cinderella, is at the INB for six performances this Thursday, May 11 through Sunday, May 14. For performance times and tickets, visit www.inbpac.com.



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