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SATURDAY, NOV. 28, 2015

The Slice: Your Christmas season horoscope

Here’s your Yule Season Zodiac. You better not shout. In case you are not familiar with the Yule Zodiac, I have provided the birthdays range for each sign. Fruitcake (March 21-April 19): Your secret admirer waits for you beneath the ...

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FRIDAY, NOV. 27, 2015

Faith and Values: Evaluate the stuff(ing) of your life

Now that Thanksgiving dinner is behind you, or maybe around you, please answer this question: Was your dressing cooked inside your turkey or in a separate dish? If it was inside, it’s called stuffing. Stuffing is my favorite T-day dish, regardless of where it was cooked. Yum!

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The Slice: What’s your motivation?

So you are going to be auditioning babies to play the key role in a children’s Christmas pageant? How should you conduct the interview? Simple. Just ask these questions. Can you project a certain divine quality? Are you comfortable working ...

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THURSDAY, NOV. 26, 2015

7 Nights Out

The Commodores “Brick House.” “Nightshift.” “Lady (You Life Me Up).” “Easy.” You know the songs made famous by this band of Motown legends who have sold more than 60 million records. When: 7:30 p.m. Saturday Where: Northern Quest Resort & ...

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Downtown Onion gets Area 51 treatment

Area 51 is about to land in downtown Spokane. Owners of the Onion Bar & Grill are taking the 51-tap alehouse concept they installed at the North Side location a year ago and extending it to the original restaurant. “It’s ...

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Alex Boye

Musical moral: Listen to your mother

Alex Boyé is of Nigerian descent but was born and raised in London, which is immediately apparent in his music. The singer specializes in “Africanized” versions of mainstream pop songs, and he makes a stop at the INB Performing Arts Center on Monday.

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Joe Nichols performs during the 2015 Shaky Boots Music Festival at the Kennesaw State Sports and Entertainment Park on Saturday, May 16, 2015, in Atlanta. (Photo by Katie Darby/Invision/AP)

Nichols kicks off holiday tour at Northern Quest

In 2004, country star Joe Nichols released a holiday album titled “A Traditional Christmas,” and it featured such perennial favorites as “O Holy Night,” “Winter Wonderland,” “Silver Bells” and “I’ll Be Home for Christmas.” A decade later, Nichols is getting back into the Christmas spirit: The singer’s Country Christmas tour makes its way to Northern Quest Casino on Wednesday night, and the show will serve as the first gig on the holiday-themed leg of his tour.

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Horse-drawn carriage rides return to downtown Spokane and Coeur d’Alene this holiday season. JESSE TINSLEY jesset@spokesman.com (Jesse Tinsley / The Spokesman-Review)

10 Under $10

1. Free Horse and Carriage Rides Spokane: Friday through Dec. 24, 3-8 p.m. Fridays, noon-5 p.m. Saturdays-Sundays, and noon-3 p.m. Dec. 24, Spokane Falls Boulevard across from the Rotary Fountain in Riverfront Park. Coeur d’Alene: Saturday through Dec. 19, 1-5 ...

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The SliceAutograph stories

Here's a story from Steve Peck. "My one, and only claim to being close to a celebrity was in 1982 at an outdoor concert at Red Rocks, near Denver, Colorado. ...

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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