Stories tagged: Festival
UPDATED: FRIDAY, MARCH 3, 2017, 10:42 P.M.
US snuffs pot fans’ plans to party on tribal land near Vegas
A federal prosecutor has snuffed out plans by pot fans to celebrate Nevada’s new recreational marijuana law by lighting up on an American Indian reservation near Las Vegas.
WEDNESDAY, AUG. 24, 2016, 2:21 P.M.
Harry Belafonte hoping to lead a change with new festival
Harry Belafonte feels America has lost its moral compass, and culture can help gain it back. The longtime activist and entertainer is hoping to lead a change with his “Many …
WEDNESDAY, JUNE 8, 2016, 3:31 P.M.
Gay Pride march celebrates 25th anniversary on Saturday
When Helen Bonser and her friend Marion Hammer first went to talk to downtown business groups about having a gay pride march in Spokane, they got a slightly skeptical reaction. …
THURSDAY, FEB. 25, 2016, 10:35 A.M.
Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival: Students, Greeks an army of volunteers
Every year it takes about 400 volunteers to put on the Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival, but even with all of those hands, organizing one of the world’s largest and oldest …
WEDNESDAY, FEB. 10, 2016, 3:35 P.M.
Winter Carnival in Sandpoint features ‘K-9 Keg Pull’
As the winter weather morphs into a never ending freeze-thaw cycle, the Sandpoint Winter Carnival kicks off to celebrate all things that can be fun about the cold season in …
FRIDAY, FEB. 1, 2013
Local artists put their spin on SpIFF
As part of this year’s Spokane International Film Festival, organizers asked local graphic designers to create posters for 25 films. Those posters will be displayed from 4:30 to 10:30 p.m. …
FRIDAY, DEC. 16, 2011
Local filmmakers take spotlight at ReelSpokane
As venues for music and art come and go, local filmmaking has continued to thrive. Long-standing institutions such as North by Northwest Productions and the annual Spokane International Film Festival …
SATURDAY, JUNE 21, 1997
Ride Valleyfest Bandwagon
The eighth annual Valleyfest is in the works for Sept. 20, complete with the Spokane Symphony, the All-Valley Band, which plays only “Louie-Louie” and a musical by the Valley Theater …
SUNDAY, JUNE 18, 1995
Fiddle Around At Weiser Festival
Tony Ludiker, with fiddle, and accompanist Rod Anderson jam at the festival in 1993. File/The Spokesman-Review
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 22, 1995
North Central Names Princess
Sarah Barnes, a senior at North Central High School, was chosen as the school’s Lilac Festival princess Monday night. Panelists from a board of Lilac directors chose the 18-year-old to …