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THURSDAY, APRIL 28, 2016

The African Children’s Choir will give performances in Spokane this weekend. Performances will include singing, dance and drum. Courtesy of the African Children’s Choir (Courtesy of the African Children / Courtesy of the African Children)

Choir educates members, delights audiences

The African Children’s Choir returns to Spokane this weekend, bringing its mix of Christian music, ethnic songs, drumming and dances – and smiling children. “It’s very lively, very energetic,” said choir manager Tina Sipp, who grew up in Spokane. “It’s ...

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Artists help celebrate CdA Park’s 125 years

Coeur d’Alene Park in Browne’s Addition is turning 125 years old this year, and the celebrations are getting started this spring. First up: Art for the Park. On May 21, four teams, each headed by a professional artist, will paint ...

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10 Under $10

1. The Round No. 18 8 p.m. Friday, the Bartlett, 228 W. Sprague Ave. Songwriters, slam poets and visual artists will share the stage and create while the audience sits only a few feet away. Featuring Friends of Mine, Scott ...

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Annie’s Mailbox: Recognize signs of depression

Dear Annie: Tragedy has struck our family. A cousin killed himself on Easter Sunday. I never thought my cousin would do this. He worked with troubled teens and their families. He was outgoing and strong, and helped others through their ...

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Bridesmaid Dress Trends You'll Fall in Love With

Choosing bridesmaids dresses can be a tall order to fill. You want to find something that's stylish, pleases everyone and works on different body types - all at the same time! Here are 7 dress trends that will leave your bridesmaids feeling chic and confident. 1. Tea Length This semi-formal ...

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Pretty & Pleasing Pastels

It's as if Pantone gave brides a surprise wedding present! When the color specialists at the Pantone Color Institute picked two pastels, Rose Quartz and Serenity as their 2016 Color — make that Colors — of the Year, engaged women the world over raised their champagne flutes and cheered. Delicate, ...

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This image released by the Tribeca Film Festival shows Andrew Bolton in a scene from "The First Monday in May." (Tribeca Film Festival via AP) ORG XMIT: NYET451 (null / AP)

Movie review: The clothes make the museum in doc ‘The First Monday in May’

“People underestimate the power of clothes to tell stories,” says Andrew Bolton, the slender, skinny-suited curator of “China: Through the Looking Glass.” The exhibit, which opened at the Metropolitan Museum of Art last spring, examined how China’s aesthetics have influenced Western fashion – and kicked off with a celebrity-studded fundraising party from whose date Andrew Rossi’s documentary takes its title: “The First Monday in May.”

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Redbox’s Top 10 DVD rentals

The Top 10 DVD rentals at Redbox kiosks for the week of April 18: 1. “Sisters” 2. “Daddy’s Home” 3. “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” sney 4. “Norm of the North” 5. “Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Road Chip”ox 6. ...

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WEDNESDAY, APRIL 27, 2016





Jim Kershner

Jim Kershner

Paul Turner

Paul Turner


Coloring pages

Coloring pages

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Blogs


Too Many Cooks“Walking with Peety”

Eric O'Grey, the Spokane Valley man whose story about losing more than 100 pounds with the help of a shelter dog went viral earlier this year, has a book deal. ...



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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