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Wednesday, July 18, 2012

Ed's Mobile Fun Club with a special offer a $100 Cathay Inn gift certificate

Each week in Entertainment Spokane you'll receive the opportunity to get great discounts on restaurants, entertainment and other fun things to see and do in Spokane. All delivered directly to your mobile phone.

This weeks offer is for a $100 gift certificate The Cathay Inn. Here's how you enter to win. Text the word EDSFUN to the number 90210 by 5 pm this Friday, July 20. The drawing will be held and the winner will be notified by text.

Broadway comes to Coeur d'Alene tonight!

Broadway star Doug Webster will sing selected songs from 'Les Miserable,' 'Man of La Mancha,' 'Phantom of the Opera' and more, tonight, July 18, at 7 pm, at Coeur d'Alene's Kroc Center, 1765 W. Golf Course Road. Tickets are $25 per person and can be purchased online at or at New York Bagels and Deli at 226 Ironwood in Coeur d'Alene.

Champagne, hats and the Cobra Polo Classic coming September 9th

The Cobra Polo Classic benefitting Ronald McDonald House Charities of Spokane is Sunday, September 9th, less than 2 months away. Don't miss the event that combines strength, elegance, speed and fair play with tents, hats and champagne. This is the largest charity polo match in the United States, and all proceeds benefit Ronald McDonald House Charities of Spokane.

Tickets are $175/person and $350/couple if you register before August 12th. Sponsored tables, which include 10 seats, field and program recognition, are available for $2,500. Visit for more information.

A day for adventure and fun for the family

The 4th Annual Sekani Adventure Day is this Saturday, July 21 from 10am to 3pm at the Camp Sekani recreational area and adjacent Boulder Beach in Spokane. Participate in mountain biking, archery, hiking and climbing, paddle boarding, canoeing and kayaking with gear provided by the Spokane parks department and local outdoor companies. Go to for registration and information.

Laugh with Don Parkins at Bluz

Big Comedy this weekend at Uncle Ds Comedy Club in Bluz at the Bend, 2721 N. Market Street. Don Parkins, the 'Hit Man of Comedy' takes the stage with his national touring act. Doors open at 7:00 and the show starts at 8:00 pm both Friday and Saturday nights. For more information go to or call 509-483-7300.

Help Wanted on Garland Street

Calling all artists, non-profits, craft and food vendors, Judy Garland impersonators and classic car owners. Garland Street is prepping for 10th Annual Street Fair August 11, and the planning committee is currently accepting applications and inquiries from local artists, crafters, food vendors and non-profits who would like to participate in this full-day event. Booth space is available for a fee. Information and applications are available online at under the Street Fair link or email us at

Saturday, August 11th, 2012 will mark the 10th Annual Garland Street Fair, spread over two blocks of the historic Garland District, an all day family event featuring food, live music and entertainment, art, crafts, car show and activities for all ages. Per tradition, the Garland Street Fair will be a tribute to Judy Garland and The Wizard of Oz.

Over 20,000 people attended the Garland Street Fair in 2011. This turnout is expected to increase this year.

Don't Miss Mozart at Manito tonight!

Connoisseur Concerts presents Mozart on a Summer's Eve, 7pm, tonight, July 18 at Manito Park on the lawn east of Duncan Gardens. Contact Ticketswest at or 800-325-SEAT.

Photography show at the Chase Gallery in Spokane City Hall

A group of 11 photographers are featured at the Chase Gallery in Spokane's City Hall, through August 31. For more information go to

A performer who is idolized by millions

Kelly Clarkson is an unstoppable singer and former 'American Idol,' who has captured the hearts and ears of millions of pop fans. Armed with a barrage of chart-topping hits and powerful/soulful vocals, her live shows earn rave reviews everywhere she tours. She is joined by The Fray and Carolina Liar this Sunday, July 22 at 5 pm at Northern Quest Resort and Casino. Go to for tickets and information.

Free Music at Manito

The Free Summer Concert Series continues at the Manito Park Bench Cafe this Friday, July 20, featuring the music of singer/songwriter Maxie Ray Mills. Concert begins at 5:30 and runs through 7:30 and the Park Bench Cafe will be serving great food, beverages and ice cream. Beer and wine are also available for purchase.

Concerts this week at Arbor Crest Wine Cellars

Today, July 18 as part of their Signature Concert Series, Freddy Pink will perform R&B at Arbor Crest Wine Cellars, 4705 N Fruit Hill Road. Tickets for this concerts are $20. Doors open at 5:15 pm and concert starts at 5:30. Tickets available at Arbor Crest Tasting room and or 800-325-SEAT.

This Thursday, July 19 Music on the Patio's guest musical artist is Doghouse Boyz playing Blues, Jazz & Rock. Jim & Beckie Blythe will display Adirondack furnitre. Concert runs from 5:30 to 7:30. Free admission.

For the Sunday concert this Sunday, July 22, Big Mumbo Blues Band will perform. Concert starts at 5:30 and runs to Dusk. $5 admission. So pack a picnic, or purchase food at the event and you can purchase wine from Arbor Crest Wine Cellars. For more information, visit

Guitarist extraordinaire Ottmar Liebert coming to the Bing

Platinum-selling guitarist Ottmar Liebert and Luna Negra Dance Theatre entertain Tuesday July 24, 7:30 pm at the Bing Crosby Theater. Go to for tickets and information.

Broad Comedy at the Bing

The Bing Crosby Performing Arts Center presents Katie Goodman's hilarious live comedy show 'Broad Comedy' on August 24 at 8:00pm.

Katie Goodman is an award-winning musical comic, actress, author, creative coach, and social activist. She has written for O, The Oprah Magazine and is the author of Improvisation For The Spirit. She is the creator and headliner of 'Broad Comedy,' an internationally touring satirical musical show that she and her husband Soren Kisiel write and direct. Katie and Soren were nominated for the MacArthur Foundation Genius Grant for their extensive work in theater, and were also nominated for The EPIC Award from The White House Project for emerging artists. Katie Goodman is the daughter of Pulitzer Prize winning columnist Ellen Goodman.

Tickets are $25 and available through Tickets West at or 800-325-SEAT. This performance is 21+ due to content.

CDA Summer Theatre presents Spamalot

Monty Python's 'Spamalot' comes to the Coeur d'Alene Summer Theater starting July 26th. Performances are July 26 through July 29 and August 2 through 5. Visit for showtimes and ticket information.

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