Wednesday, October 12, 2011
Sinatra sings Sinatra Saturday at the Fox
Experience music you love from the son of Ol' Blue Eyes himself as Frank Sinatra Jr. sings his father's songs! This Saturday night, October 15th, 8pm at the Fox. Dan Keberle conducts the Spokane Symphony Orchestra accompanying Frank Jr. Ticketswest has your seat at www.ticketswest.com or 800-325-SEAT.
Disney on Ice 'Toy Story 3' on sale
Disney On Ice presents Disney-Pixar's 'Toy Story 3' is bringing the Academy Award-winning blockbuster, 'Toy Story 3', and memorable moments from 'Toy Story' and 'Toy Story 2' to the ice in this sensational all-new ice spectacular that comes to Spokane Thursday, Dec. 1 through Sunday, Dec. 4. for 7 performances at Spokane Arena. Tickets go on sale this Friday, October 14.
Catch all the heroic action when Buzz Lightyear, Woody, Jessie and the Toy Story gang escape from the rambunctious tots of Sunnyside Daycare and race for home, in their most daring adventure ever! It's the biggest Toy Story experience on ice, jam-packed with fast-paced adventure.
Ticket prices are $50(Front Row); $35(VIP); $23 & $16 and area available through Ticketswest at
www.ticketswest.com or 800-325-SEAT.
BeGin at the MAC this Friday
Go to the MAC this Friday, October 14 for a special BeGin. Catch the sneak preview of three new Art Exhibitions, Seeing Impressionism: Europe, America and the Northwest; Need|Want: Matters of Priority; and Territory: Generational Triptychs. Live music, no host bar and snacks. Runs fromm 6 to 9pm. No charge(donation only).
Art Walk and more in the Lake City
This Friday, October 14 is Art Walk in Coeur d' Alene, and the Art Spirit Gallery at 415 Sherman, hosts a reception for Victoria Brace from 5 to 8 pm. The Brace show is up through November 5. She is well renowned for her portraits but she also has some wonderful paintings of Spokane scenes. On Saturday the gallery presents 'Art in the Making' from 1-4 in the CdA Plaza Shops. Come watch 13 artists create. Go to theartspiritgallery.com for more information.
One Hot recording session
Hot Club of Spokane will stage a live recording session, open to the public, at the Glover Mansion on Thursday evening, October 27th, at 7pm. This Halloween weekend pre-function event will feature jazz tunes from the 1930s and 40s and lots of fun. For more info go to hotclubofspokane.com.
The 'new' Palm Court Grill
If you haven't been to the Palm Court Grill at the Davenport Hotel lately, you need to go see it. The restaurant has been remodeled and it looks fantastic. They have added a bar and have changed the look and feel of the place. Plus they have a new menu. Go try it.
The Fresh Faces of Comedy Tour hits Spokane this weekend
The Spokane Comedy Club inside The Tailgater Sports Bar (1221 N Howard St, Across from the Arena) presents four top comics from the Seattle Comedy Scene on Friday, October 14 and Saturday, October 15 starting at 8:30 pm. Cover is $10, reservations are recommended and can be made at 509-328-9000. Host will be Seattle comic Andrew Ouellette. Fresh Faces of Comedy Tour has Cory Michaelis, Derek Sheen and JR Berard on stage. Michaelis (PNW touring comedian featured on Seattle TV station KING-5's Evening Magazine); Sheen (seen in several online sketch comedy adventures as well as featured on his regular podcast, Delicious Mediocrity); Berard (Touring comic who has hit stages throughout the Northwest and Canada, as well as being heard regularly on 96.5 JACK FM and voices commercials for the Seattle Seahawks and Comcast Infinity).
CdA Oktoberfest October 22
Celebrate Fall, great beer, and having a good time at CdA Oktoberfest, Saturday, October 22 from 3 to 7 pm at the Best Western Coeur d'Alene Inn. There will be 16 different craft beers on tap with North Idaho College Cheerleaders in German Costumes pouring, and live music from 'Meet Revolver'. Tickets are $20 each that includes entry, 5 drink tickets, and first 500 pre-paid or through the door get glass beer stein. Wine and other spirits will also be available for those who want more than beer.
Brought to you by the Best Western CdA Inn, Centennial Distributing, Eric Foster and Co. and Jamie Lynn Morgan.
Best of Spokane at the Fox Oct. 28
The votes are in and the readers of Spokane/Coeur d'Alene Living Magazine have picked the very best in restaurants, lounges, recreation, the arts, shopping, television personalities, and more. Join them for a 'red carpet' award ceremony and celebration to honor the winners at 'The Best of Spokane Party 2011' held at The Martin Woldson Theater at The Fox on Friday, October 28th from 7:00pm-11:00pm.
The entrance to The Fox will be flooded with lights, local celebrities and screaming fans. After making your way past the paparazzi, you'll be escorted into the theater for a live musical performance and a brief presentation of awards. Following the presentation, you will sample wine and delicious foods from the best restaurants, wineries, and bistros in the region. There will be lots of entertainment throughout the evening including dancing and a live DJ, Spokane's best, Jeff Keen. You can capture the evening in pictures at the photo booth, and relax in the Bozzi Lounge. Come dressed to impress as you'll be amongst the Best of the Best!
VIP ticket holders receive a backstage pass to the 'Gold Medal Award Reception' preceding the event from 5:30-6:30pm. This champagne reception sponsored by 'Northwest Cellars' will feature live music, hors d'oeuvres, and a chance to congratulate Gold Medal winners on stage at The Fox. As a VIP, you'll also receive a 'Swag Bag' filled with exclusive items from sponsors of this event valued at over $100.
For more information go to www.bestofspokane2011.eventbrite.com. Enter discount code 'BozziVIP' and receive $10 off your ticket.
Harlem Globetrotters to bring remarkable 'Rookie Class' to Spokane.
On the heels of signing one of the most extraordinary rookie classes in team history, the Harlem Globetrotters return to the Spokane Arena in their 2012 World Tour on Wednesday, February 22, 2012. Tickets are on sale Monday, October 17.
Reserved seat tickets are $20, $25, $35, $45 and $90 and go on sale Monday, October 17 at 10am at the Spokane Arena Box Office, all TicketsWest outlets,
www.ticketswest.com or 800-325-SEAT.
The High Five from thesomshow.com by Isamu Jordan
Rocky Votolato - Texas-born-Seattle-bred singer-songwriter Rocky Votolato is back from a years-long sabbatical after a heavy bout with depression and anxiety. But, surprisingly, his latest album, 'True Devotion' reveals sentiments of triumphant hope and peace. Expect a packed house when Votolato returns with his full band, supported by tour mate Matt Pond PA and Spokane favorite Kevin Long at 7 p.m. on Sunday, October 16, at The A Club, 406 W. Sprague Ave. Cost: $12 in advance, $15, day of show, through TicketsWest, www.ticketswest.rdln.com, all ages welcome.
The Globes - Former Spokane indie-rock darlings The Globes spin in for a Platform Presents BeGin party. Also on the Bill is indie-folk group The Perrenials. The party starts Friday, October 14, at 6 p.m. at the Northwest Museum of Arts & Culture, 2316 W. First Ave. Cost: Free, all ages welcome.
Flying Spiders - Voice and guitar loops specialist Dave Doorman and human beatbox loopster MJ set off the party when The Flying Spiders Hip-hop Orchestra brings its 10-member to crew for a Bumpday weekly on Wednesday, October 12, at 9 p.m. at Zola, 22 W. Main. Cost: Free.
Opeth - Swedish progressive death metal band Opeth is exploring its softer side on their latest album, 'Heritage,' which incorporates acoustic guitar, piano and jazz flute. Here it live when Opeth appears Friday, October 14, at 7 p.m. at The Knitting Factory Concert House, 919 W. Sprague Ave. Cost: $23 in advance, $26 day of show, through
Slow Dance - Sporting 80s-tinged electronic beats and new wave throb, indie-pop quintet Slow Dance arrives for a dancecue with DJ Likes Girls on Thursday, October 13, at 9:30 p.m. at Blue Spark, 15 S. Howard. Cost: $5.
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