Features | page 7

FRIDAY, JULY 15, 2016

This Jan. 11, 2014,  photo shows actress Gwyneth Paltrow and her husband, singer Chris Martin, at the 3rd Annual Sean Penn and Friends Help Haiti Home Gala in Beverly Hills, Calif. (Colin Young-Wolff / Associated Press)

Gwyneth Paltrow and Chris Martin finalize divorce

LOS ANGELES – Gwyneth Paltrow and Chris Martin are officially uncoupled after a judge finalized their divorce. The judgment signed by a Los Angeles judge on Thursday provides few details, but states neither Paltrow or Martin will pay spousal support. ...

Continue reading »

Cast members Matt Wolfe, left and Kasey Davis rehearse during Coeur d'Alene Summer Theatres production of "Music Man," at The Kroc Center in Coeur d'Alene on Monday, July 11, 2016. (Kathy Plonka / The Spokesman-Review)

CST’s ‘Music Man’ a delightful trip to River City

Harold Hill is a con man, and his game is selling instruments, music, and uniforms to small-town rubes. His plan: to get out of town long before anyone figures out that his plans for a boys’ marching band was all a ruse. But as he works his con, he finds himself being manipulated in a way, as Marian the librarian opens his eyes to the possibilities of not running away.

Continue reading »


Chris Cornell (Courtesy)

7 Nights Out: A look at what’s on deck this week

1. James Taylor The legendary singer-songwriter is on the road with his All-Star Band. This Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Songwriters Hall of Fame member’s most recent album is 2015’s “Before This World.” When: 8 p.m. Saturday Where: ...

Continue reading »

Bing series offers a front-row view to world’s stage

Most people can’t hop over to London to catch Benedict Cumberbatch performing in “Hamlet,” but the Bing Crosby Theater’s Stage to Screen series gets you closer to A-list actors than an evening out at the theater ever could. Stage to Screen has been bringing the best of the West End to Spokane, projecting filmed versions of star-studded theatrical productions onto the theater’s big screen. It continues on Sunday with a screening of London’s National Theatre’s take on Shakespeare’s “As You Like It.”

Continue reading »

CST brings a minimalist ‘Lombardi’ to the stage

Vince Lombardi remains one of the most studied and mythologized figures in the history of professional football, a man of tremendous talent and fascinating contradictions. “Lombardi,” written by Eric Simonson, is both a warts-and-all portrait of the legendary coach and a glimpse into his occasionally volatile personal life, and the show will be presented as a staged reading by Coeur d’Alene Summer Theatre next week.

Continue reading »

Winona Ryder stars in the Netflix original series “Stranger Things.” (Curtis Baker/Netflix / Netflix)

Stream on Demand

What’s new for home viewing on video-on-demand and Netflix, Amazon Prime and other streaming services.Pay-per-view/ video on demand“Everybody Wants Some!!,” Richard Linklater’s “spiritual sequel” to “Dazed and Confused,” captures the texture and attitude of college in 1980 with impressive detail. ...

Continue reading »

Elliot and Anna Pearson enjoy a taste of Elephant Tracks ice cream from Sweet Annie's Artisan Creamery, June 30, 2016, at the South Perry Farmers Market. Owner Annie Stranger is at right. (Dan Pelle / The Spokesman-Review)

Meet Annie of Sweet Annie’s Artisan Creamery

Sweet Annie’s Artisan Creamery first sold the Bee’s Knees, a honey-swirled, butter-flavored ice cream, in cones and cups at the Thursday Market in the South Perry District, where the the new ice cream cart made its debut in mid-June. In the past month, its popularity has been picking up.

Continue reading »

Jim Kershner

Jim Kershner

Paul Turner

Paul Turner

Coloring pages

Coloring pages

View, download and print coloring pages each week here.


The SliceYou have 50 choices 

S-R intern Tyson Bird brought cookies to work on his last day with us. It has been a pleasure to have him here. I first printed a column submission from ...

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. ...

Latest headlines

Saving for the future

sponsored According to two 2015 surveys, 62 percent of Americans do not have enough savings to handle an unexpected emergency, much less any long-term plans.



Contact the Spokesman

Main switchboard:
(509) 459-5000
Customer service:
(800) 338-8801
(509) 459-5400
(800) 789-0029
Back to Spokesman Mobile