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Wednesday, April 27, 2016

Best of Broadway 2016-17 Season Announced



WestCoast Entertainment has announced the 2016-2017 Best of Broadway Season, beginning with Beautiful - The Carole King Musical, November 8-13. Other shows included in the season's lineup are Pippin, The Phantom of the Opera, Cinderella and more. Performances are at the INB Performing Arts Center.

Season tickets packages available. For more information, visit wcebroadway.com.

The NW Museum of Arts & Culture's Annual Mother's Day Tour May 7 & 8

Enjoy one of Spokane's great traditions, the 27th Annual Mother's Day Tour of Historic Homes, put on by the Northwest Museum of Arts & Culture. This year's tour will feature two beautiful homes on West Sumner Ave. The tour also includes viewing of historic automobiles, and a self-guided walking tour of the neighborhood.

The tour runs from 12-4pm on Saturday, May 7 and Sunday, May 8 (Mother's Day). Admission is $20 for non-members, and $15 for members. Tickets available at www.northwestmuseum.org.


Newsies comes to the INB May 3-8

Direct from Broadway to the INB comes Newsies, the smash hit new musical from Disney. Eight performances Tuesday, May 3 through Sunday, May 8. Contact Ticketswest at www.ticketswest.com or 800-325-SEAT.

Treasure! Continues at the Northwest Museum of Arts & Culture

The 'Treasure!' exhibit at the Northwest Museum of Arts & Culture now through May 29, features more than 1,000 treasures, from sunken ships, to the museum's own never before seen collections, to treasures of local residents. Go to www.northwestmuseum.org for more details.

Enjoy some laughs with Jay Hollingsworth at Spokane Comedy Club



Jay Hollingsworth stands up at the Spokane Comedy Club, 315 West Sprague, this Friday, April 29 at 8pm and Saturday, April 30 at 8 and 10:30. Go to spokanecomedyclub.com for more information and tickets, or get your tickets at the door.


Come Cheer on the Spokane Empire this Friday

Spokane Empire football comes home to the Spokane Arena this Friday, April 29 7pm versus the Tri-Cities Fever. It's Kids and Star Wars night with the first 3,500 fans receiving LED light sticks. Ticketswest has your seats at www.ticketswest.com or 800-325-SEAT.

Cirque Musica plus the Spokane Symphony equals Thrills



The Spokane Symphony's SuperPops Concert, Cirque Musica Crescendo, combines the excitement of the Circus with the magic of the Symphony. Resident Conductor, Morihiko Nakahara will play ringmaster at the Martin Woldson Theater at the Fox this Saturday, April 30 at 8pm. The audience will be treated to a full sensory experience that will have them on the edge of their seats. This over-the-top spectacular will feature top circus performers from around the world, paired with live music from the Spokane Symphony.

Musical selections include Korsakov's 'Flight of the Bumblebee', John Williams' 'Duel of the Fates' from Star Wars, Tchaikovsky's 1812 Overture and Violin Concerto in D Major, Op. 35, and more.

Tickets for Cirque Musica begin at $28 and are available at the Box Office, by calling, 509-624-1200 and also at www.spokanesymphony.org or www.ticketswest.com or 800-325-SEAT.


Arbor Crest's Final Fireside concerts this Thursday & Friday



The popular Fireside Concert Series at Arbor Crest that has run through the winter and early spring months will have its final 2 performances this week. This Thursday, April 28, Evan Denlinger performs Country/Folk/Rock and on Friday, April 29, Spare Parts Duo will play Soft Rock Classics. Music runs from 5-8pm and wine, beer and food is available for purchase. No cover charge.

However, the music doesn't end there. Starting next Thursday, May 5, Arbor Crest's Summer Concert series gets under way with live music on Thursday and Sunday evenings through September. This year, Arbor Crest will have Punch Cards available to purchase for the Summer Concert Series, which allows you to save 20% on 10 concert admissions.

Visit arborcrest.com to see this summer season's concert lineup.


Coeur d'Alene Park celebrates 125 years with intersection art


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The first celebration event for Coeur d'Alene Park's 125th Anniversary, Art for the Park, will be held Saturday, May 21 from 8 am to 5 pm. Four teams of people, each led by a paid professional artist who has created a design, will paint large-scale art on the street in four intersections around Coeur d'Alene Park - the intersection of 2nd and Spruce, 2nd and Chestnut, 4th and Chestnut and 3rd and Spruce. The celebration is sponsored by the Friends of Coeur d'Alene Park.

The artists who will create their designs are Erin Mielcarek, Tiffany Patterson, Ellen Picken and Tom Quinn. Volunteers for the artist teams will include students from local high schools and community colleges, as well as people of all ages from the general community. The art creation will be open to the public as a day of interaction and activity within the park. Children from the Southwest Community Center will help direct children's art activities on the tennis courts - creating their own Art for the Park.

Throughout the day of the event and then during ArtFest, June 3-5, people will vote on the art they like best by placing money in boxes manned by volunteers at each intersection. The donations will be used toward improvements to the park. The artist whose intersection art accrues the most 'dollar votes' will receive a 'People's Choice' cash award at the end of ArtFest.

The celebration will continue throughout the summer as it coincides with the 20th anniversary of the Coeur d'Alene Park Summer Concert Series sponsored by the Browne's Addition Neighborhood Council. It will culminate with Parkfest on September 10.


GAP Productions presents Art Movement Showcase May 7

Art Movement Showcase is a visual and performance art showcase featuring painters, photographers, sculptors and dancers, local artists and more. Ticket purchase of $15 includes complementary local wine and appetizers. Proceeds from the sale of art benefit the Spokane County United Way.

This will be held on Saturday, May 7, 6:30pm at the Historic Electric Building, 122 South Monroe.

For more information, visit www.gradproevents.weebly.com.




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