FRIDAY, NOV. 9, 2018
The film “Finding Neverland” told the based-on-fact story of how J.M. Barrie befriended the Llewelyn Davies family, and how they inspired the creation of Peter, Tinkerbell, Captain Hook and the Lost Boys of Neverland. That story is now a musical, and it’s coming to Spokane Thursday night.
SATURDAY, NOV. 3, 2018
On Monday, the night before one of the most hotly contested midterm elections in recent U.S. history, Nicholas Kristof will be at Gonzaga University in Spokane talking about the state of American journalism in the era of “fake news” and President Donald Trump’s assertion that journalists are enemies of the people
TUESDAY, OCT. 30, 2018
In case you’re wondering, that top-end $252 ticket for KISS is not a VIP experience. One of those, which includes a meet and greet with the band, will set you back $1,531.50 to $2,502.
SUNDAY, OCT. 28, 2018
In 2019, Sophia Anne Caruso will get to check off another box on her to-do list: Playing the female lead in a big new Broadway musical.
SATURDAY, OCT. 27, 2018
Jack Nisbet discusses his book about them, “The Dreamer and the Doctor,” his interest in the Leibergs, how he came to learn of them and the footprint they left behind.
THURSDAY, OCT. 25, 2018
Starbucks unveiled a new limited edition Halloween Frappuccino on Thursday. It looks striking, but the flavor is no magic spell.
TUESDAY, OCT. 23, 2018
If you keep tater tots in your pocket, feed ham to your llama named Tina and can master the impossible skating maneuver “the Iron Lotus,” you might be a fan of actor Jon Heder.
SATURDAY, OCT. 20, 2018
The state also honors former poet laureate Tod Mashall for his work on the Washington poetry anthology “WA 129.”
MONDAY, OCT. 15, 2018
“Idol” producers bring local atmosphere to series taping on the shores of Lake Coeur d’Alene.
SUNDAY, OCT. 14, 2018
The ABC series, which started in 2002 on Fox, picked Coeur d’Alene as one of five cities to host “judge cuts,” where contestants have their first appearances in front of Lionel Richie, Katie Perry and Luke Bryan. These closed auditions will conclude Tuesday.
This year, Ellen Travolta and her sister, Margaret, will read stories about toys submitted by fans from all over the region. They started the storytelling project with last year’s show, “Christmas With a Twist.” This year, they sought stories about a toy received, a toy desired, or a toy given.
THURSDAY, OCT. 11, 2018
KZZU’s Molly Allen writes and stars in the new family comedy on stage this weekend at Stage Left.
THURSDAY, OCT. 4, 2018
Two dozen Gendron painting are for sale in an attempt to help the popular artist get back on his feet.
SATURDAY, SEPT. 29, 2018
Emily Ruskovich, Steve Almond among the literary highlights for Spokane area readers in the weeks ahead.
THURSDAY, SEPT. 27, 2018
After 10 years away from Hollywood, Julia Sweeney decided to mount a comeback. So far, so good.
THURSDAY, SEPT. 20, 2018
The show will bring to the Hagadone Event Center contestants who have advanced from the first round, along with judges Katy Perry, Lionel Richie and Luke Bryan.
WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 19, 2018
The newly renamed First Interstate Center for the Arts will sport new art, new access and new systems.
WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 12, 2018
Live from the Spokane County Interstate Fair, it’s Jeff Foxworthy!
FRIDAY, SEPT. 7, 2018
“There has to be a favorite toy at some point at your life. What did it mean to you? How important was it to you? Did you get it?” Ellen Travolta wants to hear about it.
THURSDAY, SEPT. 6, 2018
As news of Burt Reynolds’ death circulated on Thursday, Hollywood turned to social media to express their sadness and share fond memories. Actor James Woods (“Salvador,” “Once Upon a Time in America,” “Casino”) was no different, tweeting out: “I finally got to work with one of my heroes in 2006. #BurtReynolds led a really fun cast in Spokane and we laughed all day, every day he was on the set. A wry humor and a warm heart defined this wonderful man. He will be sorely missed. #RIPBurtReynolds”
MONDAY, SEPT. 3, 2018
The longtime Spokesman-Review columnist, who retired in 2017, will debut “The Ballad of Rachel Dolezal” at Pig Out in the Park on Monday.
SATURDAY, AUG. 25, 2018
Art Spiegelman, whose landmark book “Maus” helped legitimize the graphic novel, will kick off the Visiting Writers Series at Gonzaga. He joins Amy Stewart, Eli Saslow, and a birthday party for Auntie’s in a great month for books.
FRIDAY, AUG. 17, 2018
Sophia Anne Caruso will play the goth teenager Lydia, the role performed in the 1988 film “Beetlejuice” by Winona Ryder.
THURSDAY, AUG. 16, 2018
Our weekly roundup of new shows going on sale in the next 7 days.
WEDNESDAY, AUG. 15, 2018
Only major difference: Leave the picnic baskets at home. Outside food will not be permitted at the theater, so eat before the show.