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Wednesday, October 31, 2012

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Enter to win 2 VIP tickets to 'Best of the City.' Just text the word EdsFun to 90210 and you'll be entered to win 2 tickets to the best party of the year. The drawing will be held Friday morning, November 2 at 10 am and notified by text.

The 'Best' party of the year is this Saturday night

Spokane Coeur d'Alene Living magazine's 'Best of the City' event brings their annual 'Best of' issue to life this Saturday, November 3, 7 pm to midnight, at the Spokane Masonic Center, sponsored by Mario and Son.

Come enjoy award-winning food and cocktails served out of a custom ice luge. Savor food samplings from some of the region's award-winning restaurants, taste wines and beers from local wineries and breweries. There are DJs as well as live music and art demonstrations.

The event honors all of the 'best' of Spokane as determined by the readers of Spokane Coeur d'Alene Living magazine; best hotels, restaurants, news people, artists, radio station personalities, musicians, retailers, and more. Go to spokanecda.com and order your tickets today for the best party of the year!


Worldwide photographer Moises Levey at Brick Wall Gallery




The Brick Wall Gallery is presenting Mexican photographer Moises Levy for November's First Friday Artwalk. The exhibition is entitled: 'Cuba and More'. Moises is a worldwide photographer and this show exhibits images from Cuba and from glimpses of Mexican scenes.

Located at 530 W. Main on the Skywalk just east of Macy's in the Bennett Block, the gallery will be open until 8:30 on Friday, November 2nd. The exhibit will be on display for the whole month. More information is available at 509-928-7721.


Rocky Horror Picture Show Fundraiser for Lake City Playhouse




Lake City Playhouse presents a fundraiser midnight showing of the 'Rocky Horror Picture Show' this Friday, November 2 and Saturday, November 3. The event begins at 11 pm with wine, beer and party favor bags available for purchase. The theatre is at 1320 East Garden Avenue in Coeur d'Alene. For more information call 208-667-1323 or go to their website at lakecityplayhouse.org.


Cork & Keg November 10




The Washington Restaurant Association Spokane Chapter presents the Spokane Cork & Keg Festival, Saturday, November 10, from 7-10 pm, at the Mirabeau Park Hotel, 1100 N. Sullivan Rd. in Spokane Valley. Go to spokanecorkandkeg.com for tickets and for more information.


Spokane String Quartet this Sunday

The Spokane String Quartet continues its 2012-13 season, at 3 pm this Sunday, November 4, at the Martin Woldson Theater at The Fox.

All seats are general admission. Tickets are $18 for adults, $15 for seniors and $10 for students. Ticket prices include a $2 theater preservation fee. Tickets are available at www.spokanestringquartet.org, 509-624-1200 and 800-325-SEAT or at the door.

Ric Gendron book signing at Tinman Nov 9




The new Ric Gendron book, Rattlebone, which accompanies his 5-museum exhibit tour, is hot off the presses and the advance review copies are out. On Friday, November 9, Tinman Artworks at 809 W. Garland Avenue will host a launch party and book signing. Ric will be there to sign and to talk with his fans about his work and the upcoming museum tour.

The book is a gorgeous hardcover with full color reproductions throughout. There is an excellent introductory essay by Ben Mitchell, project director, that places Ric's work into the context of contemporary art as well as showing its roots in Native American culture. The bulk of the book is full page reproductions of Ric's paintings, spanning his entire working career beginning in the 70's. There is also a section on the handmade beaded work and baskets made by other Gendron family members, also of museum quality. This is a splendid testament to the creative achievements of one of Spokane's great artists that should win Ric even more acclaim on a national scale.

Tinman's phone number is 509-325-1500.


White Christmas forecast for November 16

Everyone needs a little magic for Christmas, and few things are more magical than this classic tale of goodwill and brotherhood. Spokane Civic Theatre presents 'White Christmas' November 16 - December 21 on the Main Stage, directed by Yvonne A.K. Johnson.

This popular show features the songs 'Happy Holiday,' 'Count Your Blessings' and the timeless 'White Christmas.' For tickets go to www.spokanecivictheatre.com.

Red hot Spokane Chiefs are on home ice through Tuesday




The Chiefs are on a roll, leading their division. They're at home in the Spokane Arena, this Friday, November 2 at 7pm versus Red Deer, and this Saturday, November 3 and Tuesday, November 6 at 7pm versus Everett.

Get your seats now by contacting Ticketswest at www.ticketswest.com or 800-325-SEAT or by calling 509-535-PUCK and get ready to cheer 'Go Chiefs Go!'


Saddle Bag Stories, An Evening with Baxter Black

Baxter Black performs at Chateaux Rive at the Flour Mill this Friday, November 2 at 8 pm. Black is a former large animal veterinarian turned poet, who can be followed nationwide through his column, National Public Radio, public appearances, television and also through his books, CDs, videos and commercial radio. Everything about Baxter is cowboy; his cartoonish mustache, his personality and his poetry. Ticketswest has your seats at www.ticketswest.com or 800-325-SEAT.

Red, White and Bruised: Spokannibals vs. Jet City Rollergirls November 10

It's flat track roller derby at its finest at 7:15 pm, Saturday, November 10. The bout will be held at Roller Valley Skate Center, 9415 E. 4th in Spokane Valley. Doors open at 5:30 pm.

Witness the authentic athleticism as Spokane's roller derby team, the Spokannibals, take on Everett, Washington's Jet City Rollergirls. Jet City will be sending their best dressed home team, Camaro Harem. In honor of Veteran's Day tickets will be sold to all military for only $5!

This will be a double header with Spokane's only co-ed junior roller derby team, the Cherry Bomb Brawlers, playing against Missoula's Hellions at 6 pm. Junior roller derby features skaters ages 10-17 playing the same full contact mayhem as the adults. The Spokannibals will be unleashed at 7:15 pm, Saturday, November 10. The bout will be held at Roller Valley Skate Center, 9415 E. 4th in Spokane Valley. Doors open at 5:30 pm.

Tickets are available through brownpapertickets.com/event/261415; at Time Bomb, 711 N. Monroe, and at the door. Advance: $8 Adults, $6 Student/Senior. At the door: $10 Adult, $7 Student/Senior. All military get in for only $5 with ID!

All-female, flat track, roller derby is the fastest growing sport in the world! The Spokannibals were founded in November, 2010. The Spokannibals pride themselves in their excellent sportswomanship, strong teamwork, and strong athleticism. The Spokannibals strive to be role models for girls and women of all ages in their community. Contact: Naomi Weitz, naomiweitz@hotmail.com, www.spokannibals.com, or 509-280-6195.

'Wait, Wait...Don't Tell Me's' Paula Poundstone! At the Bing.




It's impossible to attend a Paula Poundstone performance without marveling at her ability to interact spontaneously with audience members in conversations bound to garner riotous laughter. Armed with nothing but a stool, a microphone, and a can of Diet Pepsi, Paula's ability to create humor on the spot has become the stuff of legend. Little wonder people leave Paula's shows debating whether the random people she talked to were 'plants' - which, of course, they never are, and complaining that their cheeks hurt from laughter.

Come enjoy this great show Thursday, November 8, 7:30pm at the Bing Crosby Theater. For tickets and information go to bingcrosbytheater.com.


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