Stories tagged: costumes
FRIDAY, OCT. 28, 2016, 2:14 P.M.
Collaboration, costumes nab Civic Theatre’s Kearney Jordan a nomination for arts award
Kearney Jordan is one of nearly 25 nominees for the Spokane Arts Heroes awards, which will be announced in a ceremony Nov. 5. She runs the Spokane Civic Theatre’s costume …
FRIDAY, OCT. 14, 2016, 7 P.M.
I told my daughter she can’t dress up as a Native American for Halloween. Here’s why.
My 8-year-old daughter is obsessed with American Girl dolls. She knows every doll’s name, pet’s name and horse’s name. And she’s particularly obsessed with a doll named Kaya, which is …
THURSDAY, OCT. 15, 2015, 12:42 P.M.
That’s Life: Halloween fun isn’t dependent on extravagant costumes
Walking down the dark street I could barely see the beam from my mom’s flashlight but I wasn’t afraid. Just excited. I felt superhero strong.
THURSDAY, NOV. 14, 2013
Display House, Spokane Valley costume and party supplier, plans to close
The Display House, a popular Spokane Valley costume and party supplies retailer, will close its doors at the end of the year, saying weak Halloween sales were the nail in …
TUESDAY, OCT. 29, 2013
Doug Clark: Think local when planning this year’s Halloween costumes
Halloween, which for some reason falls on a Thursday this year, has turned into Big Business worth almost $7 billion annually. That’s according to a boring website I stumbled upon …
SUNDAY, OCT. 14, 2012
Display House stands tall as the go-to costume business
Fifty years ago, the Display House was the decorating side of Spokane Flower Growers Inc., specializing in showcases, shelving units and corrugated paper. A quarter of its sales were parade …
SUNDAY, OCT. 30, 2011
Anti-Wall Street movement inspires Halloween costumes
Dressed as protesters, complete with toy megaphone, Mitch Robinson and his wife unrolled a sleeping bag and “occupied” their friends’ Halloween party. Unlike the real-life Occupy Wall Street demonstrators, they …
SUNDAY, OCT. 23, 2011
Readers recall their most memorable Halloween costumes
So you haven’t come up with a plan for a Halloween costume yet? Not to worry. Do what the entertainment industry does: Recycle an old idea.
MONDAY, OCT. 25, 2010
Consultant can make you look your best for Halloween
Tough economic times don’t have to ruin your Halloween fun. Lauren Green is a seasoned costume consultant with Value Village. Green, who was dressed as Queen of the Zombies, helps …
THURSDAY, OCT. 14, 2010
Rent perfect Halloween costume
Just in time for Halloween, Theater Arts for Children will rent costumes for all ghosts, goblins and other assorted characters. The theater, 10814 E. Broadway Ave., will be open Oct. …
THURSDAY, OCT. 14, 2010
Logan seeks online votes in Clorox grant competition
The Spokane Public Schools Foundation has found a “clean” way to earn some money for Logan Elementary School. The foundation recently entered a grant program sponsored by the Clorox Corp. …
FRIDAY, JUNE 5, 2009
Hollywood props, outfits part of new MAC exhibit
Family debates are bound to ensue after visiting “Out of This World: Extraordinary Costumes from Film and Television,” the new traveling exhibit at the Northwest Museum of Arts and Culture. …
TUESDAY, OCT. 30, 2007
Local characters offer inspiration … for costumes, that is
Gather ‘round, ghouls. Tomorrow is Halloween and I’m betting there are still a lot of bank tellers, store clerks and office workers who haven’t quite settled on what costume they …