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Wednesday, February 26, 2020

Spokane Symphony Masterworks Concert features music by Gershwin and Copland



This Saturday and Sunday, February 29 and March 1, the Spokane Symphony, with Conductor Morihiko Nakahara, will perform their Masterworks 7 concert, Appalachian Spring, featuring works by American visionaries Philip Glass, George Gershwin, Leonard Bernstein and Aaron Copland.

Musical selections include George Gershwin's American in Paris, Philip Glass' Anniversary Concert Overture, Aaron Copland's Appalachian Spring and Leonard Bernstein's Prelude, Fugue and Riffs. Guest Stephen Williamson performs on Clarinet. Williamson is principal clarinetist of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra.

Performance times are 8pm on Saturday and 3pm on Sunday at Martin Woldson Theater at The Fox. For tickets and more information, visit www.spokanesymphony.org. Tickets are also available at the Box Office, or by calling 509-624-1200.


Northwest BachFest continues through this Sunday



This year's NW BachFest celebrates Beethoven's 250th Anniversary Year, running through this Sunday at Barrister Winery, 1213 W Railroad Ave in downtown Spokane, featuring the Attacca String Quartet:

Wednesday, February 26 7:30pm
Friday, February 28 7:30pm
Saturday, February 29 7:30pm

Sunday, March 1 5:30pm - Special Finale Event of 2020 Northwest BachFest, a fundraising dinner and auction to celebrate the conclusion of Bach 2020 Week One will include a cello performance by Triple-Grammy winning Artistic Director Zuill Bailey.

Northwest BachFest, Week Two is coming May 24-29. For tickets and more information, visit nwbachfest.com.


Here's what's happening at the MAC



Here are the current Exhibits at the Northwest Museum of Arts & Culture:

Pompeii: The Immortal City - runs through May 3
Hear the roar of Mount Vesuvius and feel the earth move under your feet as it erupts before your eyes. See over 100 authentic items excavated from the ruins of Pompeii.

Mount St. Helens: Critical Memory - runs through September 6
This year marks the 40th anniversary of the 1980 eruption of Mount St Helens. It was the first eruption of its kind to be extensively photographed and videotaped.

Reservation Landscapes - runs through April 26
A series of recent paintings by Michael Yellowbear Holloman on canvas, panel and cardboard.

Lectures and Events:

Unsettled States: Art In and Against Crisis - this Thursday, February 27 at 6:30pm
Special panel discussion that focuses on questions of how art responds to environmental crisis due to climate change and the associated upheaval within ecological and sociopolitical systems. Free admission.

Friday Night at the Museum - Friday, February 28 at 5pm
Friday's extended hours during the 13-week run of 'Pompeii: The Immortal City' exhibition. Open until 8pm.

The Campbell Family Grand Tour at the Campbell House - Saturday, February 29 at 11am
This is a special Campbell House experience in conjunction with the 'Paris to Pompeii: the Campbell Family Grand Tour' exhibit, a guided tour of Campbell House focusing on what the Grand Tour was and how the Campbell's fit into the long tradition of Grand Tours and how they helped shape the Western World.

Hear My Voice - Saturday, February 29 at 2pm
At the E.A. Johnston Auditorium, this inspiring presentation by Rachel McClinton, co-founder of Living Voices, the entertaining educational program that combines storytelling and performance, is being offered to celebrate the centennial year of women receiving the right to vote in the United States.

For more information, visit www.northwestmuseum.org.


Wishing Star Taste event this Friday at Northern Quest

This Friday, February 28 at 7pm, come to Northern Quest and enjoy the 14th annual Taste of Spokane - a night at the speakeasy, a benefit for Wishing Star Foundation. The menu will feature bites from area restaurants, drinks from regional breweries, wineries, cideries and distilleries with live music by the Cronkites.

Get more details and tickets at wishingstar.org.


Fiddlist Eileen Ivers performs with the Spokane Symphony March 7



Celebrate St. Patrick's Day with the Spokane Symphony in fine Irish style with fiddle virtuoso Eileen Ivers. She's a nine-time All-Ireland Fiddle Champion, star of Riverdance, founding member of Cherish the Ladies, and has been called 'the Jimi Hendrix of the violin' by The New York Times. The daughter of Irish immigrants, Ivers grew up in the Bronx, and became one of the most distinguished and innovative performers of the Irish fiddle in the world today. Morihiko Nakahara conducts. Performance is Saturday, March 7 at 8pm.

For tickets and more information, visit www.spokanesymphony.org or call 509-624-1200. Tickets also available at the Box Office.


Inlander Restaurant Week continues through Saturday

Inlander Restaurant Week continues now through this Saturday, February 29 at 121 restaurants in the Spokane/Coeur d'Alene area. They're offering three-course meals for the set price of either $22 or $33.

Go to inlanderrestaurantweek.com for all the details and menus.


Spokane Chiefs play this Friday & Saturday

It's the Spokane Chiefs vs. Seattle Thunderbirds, this Friday, February 28 at 7:05pm, and is also Shriners Hospitals for Children School Night & Jersey Lunchbag Giveaway. On Saturday, February 29, the Chiefs play the Tri-City Americans at 7:05pm, which is also Chiefs Fight Cancer Night presented by Pizza Factory.

For tickets and more information, visit www.spokanearena.com.


Prince Royce: The Alter Ego Tour at the Fox March 6



In the past 9 years, multi-platinum award-winning, singer/songwriter Prince Royce has become a bona fide Latin superstar, scoring 17 #1 radio hits, 22 Latin Billboard Awards, among many others. Royce has collaborated with Shakira, Jennifer Lopez, Selena Gomez, Snoop Dogg, Pitbull, and more. He will perform at Martin Woldson Theater at The Fox on Thursday, March 6 at 8pm.

For tickets and more information, visit foxtheaterspokane.org.

Chicago at First Interstate Center this Saturday & Sunday

Broadway's smash hit musical, CHICAGO, comes to First Interstate Center for this Arts this weekend. Performances are this Saturday, February 29 at 7:30pm, and Sunday, March 1 at 1pm and 6:30pm.

For tickets and more information, visit inbpac.com.


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