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Wednesday, May 7, 2014

'Wicked' is here!




It's a Wicked month in Spokane with the Broadway Blockbuster, 'Wicked, the Untold Story of the Witches of Oz', playing 24 performances at the INB Performing Arts Center through May 25th. Contact Ticketswest at www.ticketswest.com or 800-325-SEAT.

Season Finale of Symphony Classics Series this weekend

This Mother's Day weekend, the Spokane Symphony will perform Mussorgsky's 'Pictures from an Exhibition' and Prokofiev's 'Alexander Nevsky', with Eckart Preu conducting. Special guest is Grammy Award-winning opera star Meredith Arwady, who will join the Spokane Symphony Chorale in performing 'Alexander Nevsky'.

A pre-concert talk given by Eckart Preu one hour before each performance is offered free to ticketholders. There will also be a Silent Auction fundraiser held in the Founders Gallery of the theater. The auction will benefit the Spokane Symphony. Those attending either performance can bid on exciting experiences unavailable elsewhere! This silent auction will start an hour and a half before each concert and close at the end of intermission. Winners will be listed on screen in the lobby after the concert.

Concert dates are this Saturday, May 10 at 8 pm and Sunday, May 11 at 3 pm.

Tickets begin at $15 and are available in advance at the Box Office at the Martin Woldson Theater at The Fox, or by calling 509-624-1200. Tickets may also be purchased online at www.ticketswest.com or 800-325-SEAT. Special tickets price of $10 for children ages 17 and under if accompanied by an adult This special ticket price is only available by phone or at the Box Office. Call 509-624-1200 for more information.


Shock vs. Power this Friday night at the Arena




The Spokane Shock take on the Pittsburg Power this Friday night, May 9 at the Spokane Arena. Kickoff is 7 pm and Ticketswest has your seats at www.ticketswest.com or 800-325-SEAT.


'Listen to your Mother Spokane' this Sunday at the Bing




The Fourth Annual 'Listen To Your Mother Spokane' show is this Sunday, Mother's Day, at 7:00pm at the Bing Crosby Theater, with a reception for the cast and audience directly to follow. Get your seats at Ticketswest or at the door, just $15. For more information go to bingcrosbytheater.com


Spring Release at Spokane Wineries this Weekend

This Friday through Sunday, May 9-11, Spokane's local wineries gear up for their annual Spring Release Weekend - a weekend of wine, food and fun.

Spokane wineries will share their newly made wines. This is a time of celebration that typically marks the end of the winemaking season and the start of a new wine year. Activities at each winery include: Sampling new wines; sampling current vintages and talking with knowledgeable staff. Tasting fees may apply.

Visit www.spokanewineries.net for a listing of wineries, events and details.


Cheyenne Jackson Sings the Great American Songbook




Cheyenne Jackson, the multi-talented actor, singer, and song writer, is a local boy who grew up in Newport and started his career on the stage of Coeur d'Alene Summer Theater before hitting the big time on Broadway and in Hollywood. Now, after an incredible career that includes sold-out Carnegie Hall concerts and award-winning performances, he is returning to the Inland Northwest for a special performance with the Spokane Symphony at the Martin Woldson Theater at the Fox on Tuesday, May 20 at 7:30. With Morihiko Nakahara conducting, Jackson will be singing hits from the Great American Songbook, including 'Besame Mucho,' 'Angel Eyes,' 'Walking My Baby Back Home' and 'Luck Be a Lady' and more.

Ticket prices are $48 and $35 and are available at the Box Office, or by calling 509-624-1200 or through TicketsWest at www.ticketswest.com or 800-325-SEAT.

For more information on the performance, visit www.spokanesymphony.org.

The British are Coming! The British are Coming!




Comedian Dave Fulton, a Seattle native, is coming all the way from England to Uncle D's Comedy Underground this Friday and Saturday nights at 8. This is the last weekend of Uncle D's regular season so don't miss out on your comedy fix. It's upstairs (no, we don't know why they call it 'underground') at Bluz at the Bend, 2127 North Market, at Illinois. The website is bluznews.com and the phone number for reservations is 509-483-7300.


Don't Miss Paula Poundstone at the Bing tomorrow!

Spokane Public Radio presents Paula Poundstone tomorrow, Thursday, May 8, 7:30pm at the Bing Crosby Theater. Don't miss the laughs!

Tickets available through Ticketswest at www.ticketswest.com or 800-325-SEAT.

Wonderful music from Terrible Buttons




Only their name is 'terrible'. Come see and hear for yourself as this seven-piece band headlines this Friday night, May 9 at 8 pm at the Bartlett, 228 West Sprague. Go to thebartlettspokane.com for information and tickets.


Partial lineup for NQ's Pepsi Outdoor Summer Concerts




Northern Quest has announced four of this year's shows in the lineup for the 4th Annual Pepsi Outdoor Summer Concerts. So far, KC and the Sunshine Band with the Village People, Rascal Flatts, Jeff Foxworthy, and New Edition & En Vogue have been announced. The remaining shows will be announced in mid-May. Go to northernquest.com for tickets and information.


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