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St. John (Justin Stephens / Justin Stephens/The CW)

WV High grad finds role in ‘Containment’

Imagine “Fear the Walking Dead” without zombies and you have some notion of what to expect from The CW’s “Containment”, a thriller about a spreading virus in Atlanta that features Spokane native Trevor St. John in his first prime-time series regular role.

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FRIDAY, APRIL 15, 2016

The Slice: As seen on TV

Jeffrey Neuberger had phoned a national bank’s customer service line. A representative in some distant corner of America answered. When Jeffrey said he was calling from Spokane, she responded “Oh, I wouldn’t want to live there; that’s a scary city.” ...

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Recording artist Jeremy McComb (COURTESY)

Jeremy McComb’s path stems from Northwest roots

Hearing the details of the journey that led Jeremy McComb to a full-time music career, you almost feel like you’re listening to one of his country songs. The Idaho native performs on Friday at Nashville North, a country music club in Stateline, Idaho, that he co-owns. It’s a location that plays heavily into McComb’s upbringing, much of which was spent in venues and concert halls where his musician father, Bob McComb, played gigs every week.

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From left, owners Craig and Vicki Leuthold and winemaker Richard Batchelor lead Maryhill Winery in Goldendale, Wash. Maryhill has become one of Washingtons top producers in the past few years. (Maryhill Winery)

Great Northwest Wine: Maryhill continues winning tradition

It has been quite a run for Maryhill Winery, and it continues for the large, family-owned winery in Washington’s Columbia Gorge. At last month’s fourth annual Cascadia Wine Competition, Maryhill earned three double gold medals, two best-of-class awards and five gold medals. This follows up a string of awards the past two years that puts the winery in rare company.

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Looking ahead: Rundown of upcoming shows in the Inland Northwest

Unless otherwise noted, tickets are a vailable through TicketsWest (TW; 800-325-SEAT, www.ticketswest.com); Ticketmaster (TM; 800-745-3000); Ticketweb (TB; 866-468-7623); TicketFly (TF; 877-4FLYTIX), Hold My Ticket (HMT), Northern Quest (NQ; 877-871-6772), Nashville North (NN) or the Bartlett (BT). Prices do not include ...

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Stitched Up Heart, as stylistically influenced by thrash and heavy metal as Top 40 pop, performs Saturday night at Knitting Factory. (Hristo Shindov)

Stitched Up Heart puts poppy twist on metal

Mixi Demner formed her band Stitched Up Heart after enduring her own personal heartbreak. The project was something of a coping mechanism, but she also wanted it to serve as an antidote to the mostly downbeat, glowering metal that seemed to be everywhere. The L.A. band will perform at the Knitting Factory this weekend, part of a jam-packed lineup in the ongoing Too Broke to Rock concert series.

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Thermals slow down on latest

The Thermals have been performing and touring since the early 2000s, but the band played for perhaps its largest crowd just last month. During a rally for presidential candidate Bernie Sanders in the band’s hometown of Portland, the indie rock trio took the stage with an acoustic version of their 2009 “Now We Can See” for a crowd of nearly 12,000 people. The Thermals return to Spokane to play the Bartlett this weekend, where they last performed there in early 2014, just a few months after the venue opened.

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Spokane writer Sharma Shields will take part in WSU-Spokane’s “The Poem, The Novel and the Wilderness” discussion at the Downtown Academic Center on Friday.

10 Under $10: Entertainment on a budget

1. The Poem, The Novel and the Wilderness 1:30 p.m. Friday, Washington State University Downtown Academic Center, 600 N. Riverpoint Blvd. Local authors will discuss their work and the way the wilderness is involved within it. Panelists include: Shann Ray ...

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Stjepan Hauser of 2Cellos (Robb Cohen / AP)

7 Nights Out: Weekly look at shows to see in next 7 days

1. National Geographic Live: “Sufferfest: 700 Miles of Pain and Glory”Climber and filmmaker Cedar Wright summitted 45 rock towers, biked 700 miles through Mexico, Utah and Arizona, and climbed and rappelled more than 12,000 vertical feet of rock. This suffering ...

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Jim Kershner

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Paul Turner

Paul Turner

The Slice: Dress for something like success

I had a boss at my first newspaper job who believed in a dress code for men. Most of the year, male staffers were required to wear neckties while on the job. Between Memorial Day and Labor Day, ties were optional.

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Too Many CooksFree pizza for moms

MOD Pizza is offering moms free pizza on Mother’s Day. Moms can receive one free 11-inch pizza or hand-tossed salad during regular business hours at MOD Pizza locations nationwide Sunday. ...

ClarksvilleMel McCuddin: The Art of Darkness

Inside a downtown gallery maybe two decades ago – that’s where I first got McCuddined. I recall strolling through the vast array of art when one canvas stopped me cold. ...

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