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Wednesday, April 17, 2019

Stage to Screen Film Series coming to the Bing



Six Months Of Live Theater on Film Starts on Easter Sunday. The 'Stage to Screen Series' showcases performances of the best stage productions from all over the world, filmed in HD and shown on the Bing's movie screen. Though each broadcast is filmed in front of a live audience in the theater, cameras are carefully positioned throughout the auditorium to ensure that cinema audiences get the 'best seat in the house' view of each production. Where these cameras are placed is different for each broadcast, to make sure that cinema audiences enjoy the best possible experience every time.

Upcoming Films:
'I'm Not Running' - April 21
'All About Eve' - May 19
Helen Mirren in 'The Audience' - June 16
'Small Island Sunday' - July 21
Bill Pullman & Sally Field in 'All My Sons' - August 18
'The Tragedy of King Richard the Second' - Sept. 15
All shows are on Sundays at 2pm.

For tickets and more information, visit friendsofthebing.org/stage-to-screen-film-series.


Annual Spokane Home & Garden Show this weekend



The Spokane Home Builders Association presents the 43rd Annual Spring Spokane Home & Garden Show, this Friday, April 19 through Sunday, April 21 at the Spokane Convention Center. The show is focused on building, renovation, landscaping, design and decor. New and returning exciting highlights have been added for the 2019 show.

Keynote speaker is Taniya Nayak, popular HGTV host. Nayak will be meeting the public on Friday at 3:30 as well as Saturday at 1p & 3p and presenting her seminar titled, 'Inspired Design'. This year's show also features 'Barrels & Brews' on Friday evening from 5-8p. And there will be great prizes, including the Grand Prize of a brand new deck, courtesy of Dynamic Decks, and patio furniture courtesy of Jacobs Custom Living. Total package is valued over $15,000.

For show hours and more information, visit www.spokanehomeshows.com or find them on Facebook.


Tony Orlando at Northern Quest April 22

Break out the yellow ribbons to welcome Tony Orlando to Northern Quest, Monday, April 22 at 7:30pm. Go to northernquest.com for tickets and details.

Exhibition Celebrates Gonzaga Football History



While Gonzaga is well known for its basketball success, the University is celebrating its football history with a new exhibition titled 'Undefeated Since 1941: The History of Gonzaga Football.' The exhibition, located in the Cowles Reading Room on the third floor of the Foley Library, is free and open to the public through October 31.

The 99 items on display emphasize the most important aspects of Gonzaga's football history and tell the story of why Gonzaga football has been absent from the American sports scene since 1941. During the 1920s, Gonzaga football was considered one of the premier football programs in the nation.

The exhibition was guest-curated by Gonzaga history intern Abby Tarantino, Class of 2020. With materials from the GU Archives, the exhibition highlights include a 1939 football, information about star players and coaches, the fan experience and the 1925 Indian Congress and football game against the Haskell Indian Institute.

For exhibition hours and more information, visit researchguides.gonzaga.edu/football_history.


Tomorrow at the MAC



This Thursday, April 18, from 5-8pm is Thursday Night Live at the Northwest Museum of Arts & Culture. Enjoy live music by Spokane's Sharon Daggett, singing hits from the Great American Songbook from 5:30-7:30pm in Cafe MAC.

Meet noted artist Preston Singletary, whose work is featured in the current art glass exhibition 'Luminous'. He will talk about how he approaches his work, what inspires him and more at 6:30 pm. Or join one of two 20-minute guided gallery talks with Curator Brooke Wagner at 6:15 or 7:15pm and visit Campbell House. Beer, wine, non-alcoholic beverages and food available for sale in Cafe Mac.

Thursday Night Live is $5/person for non-members. Members are free. The cost for the Preston Singletary event is $15, (Student tickets are $5 at the door).

Visit www.northwestmuseum.org for more information.


This week at Arbor Crest



There are only two weekends left for Arbor Crest's Fireside Music series, and this Friday, April 19, pop-rock-R&B group One Street Over performs. On Saturday, April 20, Evan Egerer is guest performer, playing rock mix. Music runs from 5:30-7:30pm. Wine, beer and food available for purchase. Also going on now is Arbor Crest's annual TulipFest, now through May. The daffodils are in bloom, and this is a great time to see beautiful spring flowers!

Visit arborcrest.com for more details.


Pink Martini performs with the Spokane Symphony April 26 & 27



The fabulous Pink Martini band, with singer China Forbes and bandleader and pianist Thomas Lauderdale, returns to Spokane this month with the Spokane Symphony Pops. Pink Martini's sultry original music and sophisticated take on hits and classics from jazz to pop, has made the Portland-based band a world-wide success. Join them for two incredible shows, accompanied by the Spokane Symphony. Performances are Friday, April 26 and Saturday, April 27 at 8pm at Martin Woldson Theater at the Fox.

Tickets available at the Box Office, or by calling 509-624-1200 or www.spokanesymphony.org.

Comedian Chad Prather coming to the Bing April 24

Chad Prather is a comedian, armchair philosopher, musician, and observational humorist, often referred to as 'the modern day Will Rogers.' His Star Spangled Banter Tour comes to the Bing, Wednesday, April 24, at 8pm. Tickets available at www.ticketswest.com or 800-325-SEAT.

Jessie James Decker coming to the Fox this Friday



Singer/songwriter and country music start Jessie James Decker is coming to the Martin Woldson Theater at the Fox this Friday, April 19 at 8pm. Her album, 'Southern Girl City Lights', debuted at number one on Billboard's Top Country Albums chart in October 2017 following the success of her gold certified single 'Wanted.'

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

Mirabeau Park Hotel offering annual Easter Brunch

The Mirabeau Park Hotel is having their annual Easter Ballroom Brunch Buffet this Sunday, April 21 from 9am-1:30pm. Go to mirabeauparkhotel.com for all the details.

John Ford Coley & Friends coming to the Fox June 7



John Ford Coley and Friends will perform at the Martin Woldson Theater at the Fox on Friday, June 7 at 8pm. Famous as part of the Grammy nominated duo with England Dan, the two reached multi-gold and platinum status with several hit albums and singles. Their debut album in 1976, 'Nights Are Forever,' shot the duo to stardom with the hit singles 'I'd Really Love To See You Tonight' and 'Nights Are Forever Without You.'

Tickets are available at the Box Office, ir by calling 509-624-1200 and at www.foxtheaterspokane.org and at www.ticketswest.com or 800-325-SEAT.

John Mellencamp coming to First Interstate Center this Saturday



Rock legend John Mellencamp performs this Saturday, April 20 at the First Interstate Center for the Arts. Get your tickets at www.ticketswest.com or 800-325-SEAT.

Myrtle Woldson Performing Arts Center Grand Opening April 25



Tickets are on sale for the opening production of Spokane's newest theater and concert hall, the $30-million Myrtle Woldson Performing Arts Center at Gonzaga University. 'A New Season: A Celebration of Artistry, Place, and Potential,' the opening production in the Center's 759-seat Mainstage Theater, brings together dance, theatre, and music in a multisensory tour through the seasons.

More than 125 performers from the Gonzaga Repertory Dance Company, Acting and Dance Ensembles, Concert Choir, and Chamber Orchestra will perform dramatized interpretations of work by regional poets with dance sequences set to the cantata for choir and orchestra, 'A Time to Dance,' by Alec Roth. The production is directed and choreographed by Suzanne Ostersmith and conducted by Tim Westerhaus.

The Grand Opening is Thursday, April 25 at 7:30pm.
Other performances are: Friday, April 26, 10am (School Matinee); Saturday, April 27, 2pm and Sunday, April 28, 2pm. For tickets, visit www.gonzaga.edu/mwpac or call the Box Office at 509-313-2787.


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