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Wednesday, December 6, 2017

KXLY TV's Mark Peterson & Winter Glow Spectacular give Children's Hospital patients a holiday gift



Mark Peterson and the KXLY Extreme Team, along with Spokane's Winter Glow Spectacular have come together to make the holidays a bit more magical for kids at Sacred Heart Children's Hospital, and for all of Spokane. Cowley Park, located at 7th and Division, just below the Children's Hospital, has become 'Christmas Park'. The Extreme Team has decorated high up in the trees and Winter Glow has set up dozens of displays throughout the park grounds, complete with animation and music. It's all free and it's walkable to driveable around the perimeter.

Don't miss this thoughtful, loving display. It will truly warm your heart on these cold winter nights. Visit spokanewinterglow.com.

Bing Crosby Holiday Film Festival Dec 9



The 12th Annual Bing Crosby Holiday Film Festival, presented by Bing Crosby Advocates, takes place this Saturday, December 9 and features some of the best loved films of Spokane's own Bing Crosby, along with a gallery of photos of the famous entertainer and a special live musical performance by Howard Crosby (son of Bing Crosby's brother Ted) and Spokane's own Hot Club of Spokane, featuring music from the Crosby era.

The non-profit Bing Crosby Advocates (BCA) presents the festival at the Bing Crosby Theater at Sprague and Lincoln in downtown Spokane each December as part of the community's celebration of the holiday season. It was at this theater, then known as the Clemmer, that a young Bing Crosby began his career by performing skits in between the silent films shown there. The theater was renamed for him in 2006.

Here's the film lineup:
10:30am - White Christmas
1:00pm - Riding High
3:30pm - Holiday Inn
6:00pm - Live music by Howard Crosby and Hot Club of Spokane
8:00pm - White Christmas

Tickets for the festival are $10 each and are good for the entire day's events. Tickets are available at the door only (no advance sales) and must be purchased by check or cash (no credit/debit cards). Children age 12 and under will be admitted free.

More information is available at BingCrosbyAdvocates.org.


Small Artworks Invitational Show at the Art Spirit Gallery this month



It's the Art Spirit Gallery's 19th annual Small Artworks Invitational show, going on now through January 6. There's an artist reception this Friday, December 8 from 5-8pm at the gallery, 415 Sherman in downtown Coeur d'Alene. See over 200 new works and meet 30 artists.

For more information and to see the show online go to theartspiritgallery.com.


The Music of Star Wars with the Spokane Symphony coming Feb 2018

The Spokane Symphony will present 'The Music of Star Wars: The Symphony Awakens' with two concerts on February 17, 2018 at 2pm and 8pm. Resident Conductor Morihiko Nakahara will lead these two identical concerts, featuring selections by award-winning composer John Williams from the legendary 'Star Wars' film series scores, including 'The Force Awakens' and 'Rogue One.'

Pre-concert activities start 90 minutes before each concert at Martin Woldson Theater at The Fox, and will include memorable photo opportunities with 'Star Wars' characters, drink specials from the Mos Eisley Cantina, and planet-themed activities. Concertgoers are encouraged to wear 'Star Wars'-themed costumes.

Tickets go on sale on this Thursday, December 7 at 12:01am, at www.spokanesymphony.org. Tickets also available at the Box Office, and 509-624-1200, and all TicketsWest outlets.


Stars on Ice returns to Spokane May 2018

2018 Stars on Ice tour visits the Spokane Arena on Friday, May 18, 2018. U.S. medal hopefuls Nathan Chen and Ashley Wagner will highlight the tour along with two-time Ice Dance National Champions and three-time World medalists Maia & Alex Shibutani.

Chen, the first skater to land five different quadruple jumps in a single competition program, will be a key member of an immensely talented U.S. Figure Skating Team looking to grab Gold at the Winter Olympics.

Tickets go on sale this Friday, December 8 and 10am and are available at the Spokane Arena Box Office, all TicketsWest Outlets, at www.ticketswest.com or 800-325-SEAT.


Enjoy a Festive Baroque Christmas this weekend



Spokane Symphony Chamber Baroque: A Festive Baroque Christmas is this Saturday, December 9, 7pm at the Westminster Congregational United Church of Christ and on Sunday, December 10, 3pm at the Spokane Valley Church Of The Nazarene. Eckart Preu conducts with Mateusz Wolski and Amanda Howard-Phillips on Violin.

Take a nostalgic trip to Christmas Past and enjoy a selection of festive Baroque music, along with Handel's Stunning Royal Fireworks Music.

Tickets available at the Box Office of Martin Woldson Theater at the Fox, or by calling 509-624-1200. They are also available atwww.ticketswest.com or 800-325-SEAT.


Darlene Love coming to the INB Dec 13



Rolling Stone Magazine has proclaimed Darlene Love to be "one of the greatest singers of all time" and Paul Shaffer says it even more concisely: "Darlene Love is Rock n' Roll!" She's at the INB Performing arts center next Wednesday, December 13 at 7:30pm. Ticketswest has your seats at www.ticketswest.com or 800-325-SEAT.

PJ Masks Live today at the Fox



PJ Masks Live! today, Wednesday, December 6, 3pm at the Fox. PJ Masks Live is a super-heroic, brand new live show, featuring the heroic trio from The PJ Masks! Watch Catboy, Owlette and Gekko as they try to save the day from their sneaky villains. Don't miss the PJ Masks leaping, flipping and climbing, live on stage.

Tickets available at the Box Office, or by calling 509-624-1200. Today, you can buy one, get one ticket free at the Box Office. Offer good for Box Office Sales Only.


Christmas Tree Elegance continues

Twelve decorated Christmas trees surrounded by gifts will be on display in the Mezzanine of The Historic Davenport thru this Saturday, December 9. $1 raffle tickets are sold 10am to 9pm daily. Ticket sales end Saturday, December 9 at 9pm, with drawing to follow.

Six additional trees and gifts are located on the second floor of River Park Square and will be on display until Sunday, December 10. Viewing is daily from 10am until mall closing. $1 raffle tickets sold during mall hours. Sales end Sunday, December 10 at 4pm, with drawing to follow.


Traditions of Christmas begins Dec 8



Traditions of Christmas is a Christmas spectacular covering the greatest Christmas songs and traditions from around the world, complete with Kickline, USO Military Tribute, Santa and a fully staged living nativity. It's this Friday, December 8 through Saturday, December 23 at Coeur d'Alene's Kroc Center.

For more information and tickets go to traditionsofchristmasnw.com.

Monster Jam Triple Threat Series coming to the Arena Jan 26-28

Monster Jam Triple Threat Series, the family-friendly, action-packed motorsport races back to the Spokane Arena for four exciting shows Friday, January 26 through Sunday, January 28, 2018. Featuring the eight most intense athletes of Monster Jam, Spokane fans will witness a fierce battle for the championship that tests the versatility of the athletes as they go head-to-head in seven different competitions driving three customized high-powered vehicles.

Tickets are on sale now at the Spokane Arena Box Office, all TicketsWest Outlets, at www.ticketswest.com or 800-325-SEAT.

Wizard of Oz tonight at the INB



Don't miss the Wizard of Oz for another performance at the INB Performing Arts Center, tonight, Wednesday, December 6 at 7:30pm. The entire family will be captivated as they travel down the Yellow Brick Road and beyond with Dorothy, Toto and their friends the Cowardly Lion, Tin Man and Scarecrow in this lavish production, featuring breathtaking special effects, dazzling choreography and classic songs.

For tickets and more show information, visit www.wcebroadway.com/shows/wizard-of-oz.

Spokane Entertainment District Events



Here are this week's events:

Wednesday, December 6
PJ Masks Live - 3pm, The Fox

Thursday, December 7
The Robert Cray Band - 8pm, Bing Crosby Theater
Brit Floyd - 8pm, The Fox
Connoisseur Concerts Winter Classic Concert - 7:30pm, Barrister Winery

Friday, December 8
Chad Prather - 8pm, Bing Crosby Theater
Onsie Party & Coat/Toy Drive - 7:30pm, Knitting Factory

Saturday, December 9
Bing Crosby Holiday Film Festival - 10:30am All Day, Bing Crosby Theater
Metal Xmas Bash 2017 - 8pm, Knitting Factory
'Emmanuel - God With Us' - 8pm, The Fox

Sunday, December 10
'Emmanuel - God With Us' - 3pm, The Fox
Affiniti - A Celtic Christmas - 7pm, Bing Crosby Theater
Big Gigantic - 8pm, Knitting Factory

Monday, December 11
Gonzaga Symphony Orchestra - 7:30pm, The Fox

For more information, visit spokaneentertainmentdistrict.com.


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