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Wednesday, April 30, 2014

Sir Paul and Sir Elton are coming!




Rock icons Paul McCartney and Elton John are coming our way! Sir Paul plays Washington-Grizzly Stadium at the University of Montana August 5th, go to gotthetix.com starting May 5th.

Sir Elton is at the Spokane Arena September 17th, tickets are on sale this Monday through Ticketswest at www.ticketswest.com or 800-325-SEAT.

Master Class Big Band dance Saturday night




Swing and sway to The MasterClass Big Band on Saturday, May 3rd, 7-10pm at the Southside Senior and Community Center E. 3151 27th Ave Spokane (27th and S. Ray). Cost $10, Students free. Tickets available at the door. Call 509-535-0962 for details.


Today is the last day to buy tickets to Expo '74 Celebration and Gala




If you haven't yet bought your tickets to the Expo '74 40th Anniversary Gala this Saturday, May 3 at 6:00 pm at the Spokane Convention Center, now is your last chance! Tickets to this event are only $74/person and support the restoration of the park that Expo made possible, Riverfront Park. Today is the last day so contact Ticketswest now at www.ticketswest.com or 800-325-SEAT.

The evening's festivities will take place at the Spokane Convention Center Ballroom and include: Cocktail hour and entertainment 6-7pm, Dinner 7-8:30pm, Dessert and Drinks 8:30+


'Becky's New Car' at Civic's Studio Theatre




'Becky's New Car' is a laugh out loud new comedy by Steven Dietz, directed by Christopher Wooley, opening this Friday, May 2 and running through June 1 at the Firth J. Chew Studio Theatre at Spokane Civic Theatre. Get information and tickets at www.spokanecivictheatre.com.


'Arsenic and Old Lace' at Lake City Playhouse




'Arsenic and Old Lace' opens this Friday, May 2 and runs through May 18th at Lake City Playhouse in Coeur d'Alene. Go to lakecityplayhouse.org for information and tickets.


Last look at 'Look Back' at the Trackside




Trackside Studio, at 115 S. Adams, continues the exhibit 'Look Back' featuring the ceramic works of local art professors Mardis Nenno, Spokane Falls Community College, and Terry Gieber, Gonzaga University with closing receptions on Friday, May 2,, 5 to 8:30pm and Saturday, May 3, noon to 4 pm.

Founded in 2006, the Trackside Studio Ceramic Art Gallery, is both a working ceramic studio and an elegant sales gallery featuring monthly ceramic exhibits. The website is tracksidestudio.net.


Dedication of New City Hall Plaza & Huntington Park this Friday

Join Avista and the City of Spokane for the dedication of the new City Hall Plaza and celebrate the renovation of Huntington Park this Friday, May 2.

At 10:30am will be the dedication of new City Hall Plaza at 808 W. Spokane Falls Boulevard and Avista's Huntington Park is at 11:15am. ADA accessibility at City Hall Plaza.

For more information, visit avistalegacy.com.


Spokane Jazz Orchestra at the Bing May 10




The Spokane Jazz Orchestra performs an evening of Latin jazz with four outstanding local Latin divas, at the Bing Crosby Theatre, Saturday, May 10th at 8 pm Ticketswest has your seats at www.ticketswest.com or 800-325-SEAT.

Broadway's biggest blockbuster, 'Wicked!'




Good seats are still available for 'Wicked,' Broadway's biggest blockbuster, at the INB Performing Arts Center, May 7th through 25th. Contact Ticketswest at www.ticketswest.com or 800-325-SEAT.

2nd Annual Chocolate de Mayo Celebration

This Saturday, May 3, from 1 to 6pm, Chocolate Myracles' is holding their 2nd Annual Chocolate de Mayo celebration. Join in this celebration of Latin American grown chocolate. Step inside the Chocolate Myracles' factory and make your own hand-rolled truffles. Enjoy complimentary truffles made with Venezuelan and Ecuadorian chocolate couvetures, dip strawberries in a luscious chocolate fountain, and sip hot chocolate made in the ancient Guatemalan style. View cacao farming and chocolate production videos and meet Spokane Valley's only Master Chocolatier. There will be drawings for chocolate gifts including pinatas filled with Chocolate Myracles' chocolates. The celebration is complementary.

Chocolate Myracles is located at 11616 E Montgomery, #3 in the Spokane Valley. For more information, call 509- 922-6353 or email julia@chocolatemyracles.com.

Link Up with Students and the Spokane Symphony

This Thursday, May 1 from 7-8pm at the Martin Woldson Theater at the Fox, the Spokane Symphony presents Link Up performances with approximately 900 area students in grades three through five. Link Up is a program of the Weill Music Institute at Carnegie Hall which connects classrooms with the symphony as they perform together in concert. In the program titled, 'The Orchestra Moves,' teachers and students use workbooks provided by Carnegie Hall, as they delve into elements of music and learn to play recorder and sing songs they will perform with the orchestra. The fully scripted concert will feature Eckart Preu, conductor, Dave Weatherred, Master of Ceremonies, with guest singers and a surprise finish. Families are encouraged to attend the evening performance to witness this amazing opportunity for our students.

Tickets begin at $5 and are available at the Box office at the Fox, or by calling 509-624-1200. Tickets are also available at all TicketsWest outlets at www.ticketswest.com or 800-325-SEAT.

To learn more about Link Up, visit spokanesymphony.org/129,linkupprogram.

Spring Tasting at the Lincoln Center Today!




For all brides to be! The Lincoln Center's Semi Annual Tasting Event is Today, April 30 from 5 to 8pm. Grooms, wedding party, parents, along with family and friends are invited to take a peek at what the Lincoln Center has to offer. Executive Chef, Steve Jensen, and his culinary team are putting together the perfect tasting menu of beautifully crafted appetizers and entrees. Event will be held in the Lincoln Center's Monroe Ballroom. Admission is free, although you should register. Space is limited.

To register, visit tinyurl.com/njhgpn7. For more information, call The Lincoln Center at 509-327-8000 or visit thelincolncenterspokane.com.

Mother's Day Browne's Addition tour




Say, 'Thanks Mom!' with a home tour in Spokane's historic Browne's Addition neighborhood on May 10-11 from noon to 4 pm. at the Northwest Museum of Arts and Culture's 25th annual Mother's Day tour feature six splendid examples of late 19th century architecture.

The tour includes Campbell House (1898) at 2316 West First Avenue; Reid House (1899) at 2315 West First Avenue, Page-Ufford House (1896) at 364 South Coeur d'Alene Street; Westgate Apartments (1908) at 2306 W. Pacific Avenue, Patsy Clark Mansion (1898) at 2208 West Second Avenue, and Loewenberg-Roberts House (1889) at 1923 West First Avenue. Other points of interest include a Chinese cemetery and Coeur d'Alene Park.

Tickets are available at the MAC located at 2316 W. First Avenue, Wednesday-Sunday, 10am to 5pm, as well as at the museum and 364 S. Coeur d'Alene St. during the tour. Cost is $20 per person or $15 for MAC members.

'Jesus Christ Superstar Arena Spectacular' coming July 9




The stars have aligned for one of the most awe-inspiring arena tours ever staged. For over 40 years 'Jesus Christ Superstar' has enthralled audiences worldwide as a Rock n' Roll musical and now the power and glory of Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice's extraordinary show will hit Arena's across North America for the first time ever! 'Jesus Christ Superstar Arena Spectacular' brings the music of the show and new technology together for an unforgettable experience that will perform live at the Spokane Arena on Wednesday, July 9. Tickets go on sale Monday, May 12 at 10 am.

Set in the present day and updated for a 21st-century audience, 'Jesus Christ Superstar Arena Spectacular' is a live two-hour rock concert with over 50 cast and musicians performing a dramatization of the last seven days in the life of Jesus of Nazareth. Told from the point of view of Jesus' friend Judas Iscariot, the original story from The Bible is reflected through our modern society to bring the Gospels to life using contemporary costumes plus arena-scale lighting and video effects that demonstrate the eternal power of this timeless story.

Reserved Seat tickets are $45.50, $64.50, $79.50 and $149.50 and go on sale Monday, May 12 at 10 am at the Spokane Arena Box Office, all TicketsWest Outlets, at TicketsWest.com or by calling 800-325-SEAT! American Express Card Members can purchase tickets before the general public beginning Wednesday, April 30, at 10 am. Tickets range from $44.50 to $149.50 with a limited number of Gold Circle seats and VIP Experience packages available. Additional ticket fees may apply.


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