February 20, 2014 in Features, Seven

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1 Author Linda Hogan 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Gonzaga University, Cataldo Hall, Globe Room, 502 E. Boone Ave. Hogan, a Chickasaw poet, novelist, essayist, playwright and activist, is widely considered to be one of the most influential and provocative Native American figures in the contemporary American literary landscape. Her recent books include the poetry book “The Remedies” (Chickasaw, 2013), and the novel “People of the Whale” (Norton, 2008). (509) 328-4220. Admission: FREE

2 “To Kill a Mockingbird” 7 p.m. Friday, Lidgerwood Presbyterian Church, 4449 N. Nevada St. Screening of the classic movie. Winner of three Oscars, including Gregory Peck’s only Academy Award for best actor, this Pulitzer Prize-winning story recounts the tale of a white Southern lawyer defending a black man accused of raping a white girl. Free snacks provided. (509) 487-9667. Admission: FREE

3 “Let Me Down Easy” Friday and Saturday at 7:30 p.m., Sunday at 2 p.m., Stage Left, 108 W. Third Ave. Staged reading of Anna Deavere Smith’s one-woman show, bringing to life 20 characters ranging from a banged-up rodeo star to a former Texas governor. Tickets available at www.spokanestageleft.org or at the door. (509) 838-9727. Admission: $10

4 Black Composers Concert 3 p.m. Sunday, Whitworth University, Music Building Recital Hall, 300 W. Hawthorne Road. Student pianists perform works written by black artists. (509) 777-3280. Admission: FREE

5WSU University Singers 8 p.m. Tuesday, Washington State University, Bryan Hall Theatre, Pullman. This student chorus will perform a show titled “The Sacred and Spiritual.” (509) 335-4148. Admission: FREE

6 “Pure Grit: The Feminine Face of Courage in WWII” Noon Wednesday, Eastern Washington University, JFK Library Alcove, Cheney. Spokane writer Mary Cronk Farrell shares the story of U.S. nurses stationed in the Philippines as World War II raged. Part of the EWU Women’s Studies Center program. (509) 359-2898. Admission: FREE

7 Danger! Live Writers 7 p.m. Sunday, Jones Radiator, 120 E. Sprague Ave. Join host Dennis Held for Spokane’s poetry showcase. Readers include Zan Agzigian, Mark Anderson, James Decay and Luis Montano. (509) 714-3613. Admission: FREE

8 Dave McRae 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Luxe Ballroom, 1017 W. First Ave. Spokane-based singer-songwriter will play an eclectic mix of original, cover and looped tunes. (509) 328-4811. Admission: FREE

9 22nd Annual Friendship Dance 10 a.m. Saturday, Northern Quest Resort & Casino, 100 N. Hayford Road, Airway Heights. The region’s plateau tribes will gather to share and teach their traditional dances and songs. (509) 363-5314. Admission: By donation

!0 Mind, Body and Spirit Holistic Fair: “Connections” 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, Unity Spiritual Center, 2900 S. Bernard St. Presented by the Spokane Chapter of the National Holistic Chamber of Commerce to facilitate healing awareness and a more holistic and sustainable lifestyle. Come see 35 vendors and hear presentations featuring nationally acclaimed author and pet psychic Shirley Scott speaking about methods of communication with the angelic realm and spirit guides. (509) 496-8138. Admission: FREE

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