Wednesday, April 26, 2017
STCU Best of Broadway 2017-2018 season schedule announced
For over thirty years, WestCoast Entertainment has presented the Best of Broadway in Spokane. Beginning in 2017-2018, they are joined by title sponsor STCU in bringing national touring Broadway musicals to the INB Performing Arts Center. The Broadway series has been renamed to STCU Best of Broadway.
STCU Best Of Broadway Season Engagements:
The following engagements will be included with Best of Broadway season ticket packages:
Something Rotten - October 3-7, 2017
Rent, 20th Anniversary Tour - November 30-December 3, 2017
Motown The Musical - January 24-28, 2018
Sound Of Music - March 22-25, 2018
Dirty Dancing - April 26-29, 2018
STCU Best Of Broadway Special Engagements
The following engagements will be available to STCU Best of Broadway season ticket holders in addition to season ticket packages:
A Night With Janis Joplin - Sunday, October 15, 2017
Tuesday's With Morrie, starring Jamie Farr - Tuesday, November 14, 2017
New York Voices and the The Pedrito Martinez
Group/EWU Jazz Festival Dialogue Festival Friday - November 17, 2017
Mannheim Steamroller by Chip Davis - Saturday, November 18, 2017
Wizard of Oz - December 5-6, 2017
Darlene Love Wednesday - December 13, 2017
All performances will be held at the INB Performing Arts Center (with the exception of The Pedro Martinez Group which will be held at the Fox Theatre). Tickets are available at wcebroadway.com and by calling 800-843-4667.
The Fab Four with the Spokane Symphony this Saturday
The Spokane Symphony Orchestra, with Conductor Morihiko Nakahara help you relive the days of Beatlemania with Emmy Award-winning Beatles tribute band, The Fab Four, bringing the Beatles' timeless hits to Spokane.
The Fab Four is founded by John Lennon impersonator Ron McNeil and they have made a name for themselves as the best Beatles Tribute Band around, playing note-for-note renditions of Beatles' songs that are so precise it feels like you're watching the real thing. Performance is this Saturday, April 29 at 8pm.
Tickets available at the Box Office, by calling 509-624-1200, and at www.ticketswest.com or 800-325-SEAT.
More concert information is available at www.spokanesymphony.org.
Mother Nature extends TulipFest at Arbor Crest!
Tulipfest continues at Arbor Crest Winery, so stop by to view thousands of tulips, daffodils and other Spring bulbs coming into bloom at the Cliff House Estate. The TulipFest Facebook Photo Contest, with a chance to win $200 in Concert admissions, has been extended through Spring Release and Mothers Day Weekend, May 14.
Visit the website for more contest information, and viewing hours for Tulipfest at arborcrest.com.
More from Arbor Crest
This weekend is the final Friday & Saturday for Fireside Music at Arbor Crest. This Friday, April 28, Spare Parts Duo will perform soft rock favorites, and on Saturday, April 29 Isaac Walton will play alternative folk rock.
Fireside Music runs 5:30-7:30 (no cover), and the Estate is open until 8pm. Food, wine and beer available for purchase.
'Visions of Native America,' by the Spokane String Quartet
The Spokane String Quartet will perform award-winning works entitled 'Visions of Native America,' by four young Chickasaw composers. The show is at a 3pm this Sunday, April 30 at the Bing Crosby Theater. Ticketswest has your seats at www.ticketswest.com or 800-325-SEAT.
All aboard! Empire plays Sunday in the Arena
The Spokane Empire arena football team takes on the Salt Lake Screaming Eagles this Sunday, April 30 at 4pm in the Spokane Arena. Contact Ticketswest at www.ticketswest.com or 800-325-SEAT.
Laugh with Gabriel Rutledge at the Spokane Comedy Club
The Spokane Comedy Club, at 315 West Sprague, presents Gabriel Rutledge, winner of the prestigious Seattle International Comedy competition. He's doing four shows this week. Thursday & Friday, April 27-28 at 8pm and Saturday, April 29 at 8 and 10:30pm.
Go to spokancomedyclub.com for tickets and more information.
Gonzaga Symphony Orchestra special concert May 1
Gonzaga Symphony Orchestra and Director Kevin Hekmatpanah will be joined by Alon Goldstein, one of the most original pianists of his generation, for a special concert on Monday, May 1, 7:30pm at the Martin Woldson Theater at the Fox. They will perform Mendelssohn's Piano Concerto No. 1. Tchaikovsky's Symphony No. 3, 'Polish' is also on the program.
Tickets are available at the Box Office, or by calling 509-624-1200. They are also available online and at all TicketsWest outlets. For more concert information, visit www.gonzagasymphonyorchestra.com.
Garrison Keillor's Prairie Home 'Love and Comedy' Tour coming to the Fox Aug 16
Garrison Keillor's Prairie Home 'Love and Comedy' Tour with Richard Dworsky & The Roadhounds, Aoife O'Donovan, and Fred Newman is coming to Martin Woldson Theater at The Fox on Wednesday, August 16 at 7:30pm.
Tickets are on sale now and available at the Box Office, by calling 509-624-1200. They are also available online and at all TicketsWest outlets. For more information on the event, visit www.foxtheaterspokane.com.
New exhibit coming to the Trackside Studio Ceramic Art Gallery
Trackside Studio Ceramic Art Gallery will feature the ceramic works of LH Project Resident Artist James Tingey and LH Project Founder, CEO and President Jakob Hablacher for the month of May. Featured works will include large scale sculptures representing Jakob's work impacted by his experience witnessing the falling of the Berlin Wall and remaining captivated and transfixed by 'Blast Walls' whether modern or ancient. James Tingey is the LH Project Resident Coordinator and Studio Technician. The LH Project is a non-profit residency program in Joseph, Oregon catering to Artists who imbibe in the Ceramic Arts.
There will be a First Friday Reception on Friday, May 5 from 5-8pm and the exhibit will continue through May 31 with gallery hours, Tuesday through Friday, 10am-2pm. For more information, visit www.TracksideStudio.net.
Spokane Entertainment District Events
Here are this week's events:
Thursday, April 27
Dave McRae - 8pm, Gilded Unicorn
Friday, April 28
Whitworth Wind Symphony: Maslanka 4 - 8pm, The Fox
Alive In Barcelona - 8pm, Knitting Factory
Noises Off - 7:30pm, Spokane Civic Theatre (Main)
Saturday, April 29
Pink Floyd Laser Spectacular - 8pm, Bing Crosby Theater
Spokane Symphony SuperPops: The Fab Four - 8pm, The Fox
Headwaves - 9pm, The Observatory
Sunday, April 30
Spokane String Quartet - 3pm, Bing Crosby Theater
Spokane Youth Symphony: The Colorful Orchestra - 4pm, The Fox
Monday, May 1
Gonzaga Symphony Orchestra with Alon Goldstein - 7:30pm, The Fox
For more information, visit spokaneentertainmentdistrict.com.
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