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  • Jewel pens new song, ‘Flower’ for cancer survivors

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Singer-songwriter Jewel has penned numerous lyrics empowering women after heartbreak and loss, and now she hopes to do the same for breast cancer survivors. Jewel’s latest …


  • Hoffman, Letterman among Kennedy Center honorees

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Years after playing a Washington newspaper reporter, Dustin Hoffman is returning to the nation’s capital to share an honor with David Letterman — who appears surprised at …


  • NYC cleans up from 2 twisters after Eastern storms

    NEW YORK (AP) — Damaging storms that spawned tornadoes in New York City, darkened tens of thousands of homes in the Washington, D.C., area and flooded New England streets turned …


  • Tornado strikes beachfront neighborhood in NYC

    NEW YORK (AP) — A tornado swept out of the sea and hit a beachfront neighborhood in New York City on Saturday, hurling debris in the air, knocking out power …


  • Hanks, Roberts among stars on ‘Stand up to Cancer’

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Cancer is big, but so are the celebrities determined to help conquer it. Michael Douglas, Matt Damon, Tom Hanks, Julia Roberts, Gwyneth Paltrow, Sofia Vergara and …


  • Hanks, Roberts among stars on ‘Stand up to Cancer’

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Cancer is big, but so are the celebrities determined to help conquer it. Michael Douglas, Matt Damon, Tom Hanks, Julia Roberts, Gwyneth Paltrow, Sofia Vergara and …


  • Campbell comes home to Arkansas on goodbye tour

    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Glen Campbell came home this week. Hundreds of fans hollered and sprang to their feet to welcome the Country Music Hall of Fame member and …


  • Taylor Swift to debut song for cancer victim

    NEW YORK (AP) — Taylor Swift will pay tribute to a young cancer victim with a special song on Friday’s “Stand Up to Cancer” telethon. “Ronan” is dedicated to a …


  • Jazz pianist’s Montana memories to be heard in local shows

    George Winston spent his first 12 years in Eastern Montana. There was no TV, one radio station. “The seasons were the entertainment,” he said. “In fall, the color of the …


  • Hanks, Timberlake among ‘Stand Up to Cancer’ stars

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — More A-listers have signed on to support the third Stand Up to Cancer telethon. Organizers say Tom Hanks, Halle Berry, Justin Timberlake, Sofia Vergara, and Olympic …


  • Jackson estate, businessman settle copyright case

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Michael Jackson’s estate and a businessman working with the singer’s mother settled a copyright infringement lawsuit for $2.5 million on Tuesday, shortly before a trial in …


  • George Michael thanks Vienna workers with gig

    VIENNA (AP) — George Michael is playing tribute to the Austrian doctors and nurses who helped him fight life-threatening pneumonia as he prepares to resume a concert tour cut short …


  • Tradition triumphs

    Thousands of people packed picnics and set up lawn chairs this Labor Day for the Spokane Symphony at Comstock Park. “It’s really a gift to the community,” symphony spokeswoman Annie …


  • Coeur d’Alene Music Festival aims to fill community need

    The Coeur d’Alene Music Festival got off to an ambitious but somewhat slow start, a reflection of the struggle local musicians face in an area some say is saturated with …


  • Top songs by Hal David and Burt Bacharach

    The notable songs of Hal David and Burt Bacharach. David died Saturday at age 91: — “Raindrops Keep Fallin’ on My Head”


  • Legendary songwriter Hal David dies in LA at 91

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Hal David, the stylish, heartfelt lyricist who teamed with Burt Bacharach on dozens of timeless songs for movies, television and a variety of recording artists in …


  • Taped MDA fundraiser set for 3 hours on Sunday

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — No tote board. No Jerry Lewis. And not from Las Vegas. An annual Muscular Dystrophy Association television fundraiser goes a new way Sunday, with a different …


  • Restoration completed on historic Motown piano

    DETROIT (AP) — A damaged 1877 Steinway grand piano used by Motown artists during the record label’s “Hitsville USA” heyday has been restored, thanks to a little help from Paul …


  • Duran Duran cancels shows due to ill keyboardist

    PITTSBURGH (AP) — Duran Duran is canceling several concerts because of the illness of keyboard player Nick Rhodes. The band had already called off concerts over the past week in …


  • Renowned pianist Van Cliburn diagnosed with cancer

    FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Renowned classical pianist Van Cliburn has been diagnosed with advanced bone cancer and is resting comfortably at his Texas home, his publicist said Monday. The …


  • French singer Hallyday hospitalized for bronchitis

    PARIS (AP) — Johnny Hallyday, the French entertainer famed for his Elvis-like style and gravelly voice, was briefly hospitalized with a severe case of bronchitis, his producer said. The hospitalization …


  • Spotlight: As if on Q, de Lancie to assist Interplayers

    John de Lancie, who played the meddlesome Q on “Star Trek: The Next Generation,” is coming to Spokane in November to lend a hand to Interplayers Professional Theatre. De Lancie …


  • Prairie inspires music, art for albums

    Kevin Brown paints pictures with music. The Chattaroy musician sings of tall grass moving like water and golden fields shining in the sun. Colbert artist Katherine Nelson creates landscapes with …


  • Free youth symphony concert tonight

    The Spokane Youth Symphony will perform the Sensational Summer Festival at 6 p.m. tonight in the Lilac Bowl in Riverfront Park. The performance will start the 2012-’13 season. The concert …


  • Pink Martini, Counting Crows, Loggins play festival’s second week

    Last week we warned you that tickets were disappearing fast for several shows at the Festival at Sandpoint. Now, the Counting Crows concert on Friday has become the third festival …


  • Spotlight: Blues performers plan benefit concert

    Some of the area’s best and best loved blues acts will gather for Blues for Yo, a benefit concert from 3 p.m. to midnight Aug. 12 at Daley’s Cheap Shots, …


  • Festival turns 30 with first-rate lineup — beginning to end

    One of the best-ever lineups at the Festival at Sandpoint, by sheer crowd appeal, starts tonight with the world-renowned Ladysmith Black Mambazo and Johnny Clegg. And then it just keeps …


  • Religion Notebook: Food drive to fill stockings in July

    Positive Life Radio 104.9 will present its annual Christmas in July Food Drive Wednesday from noon to 6 p.m. at various locations. In north Spokane, donations will be accepted at …


  • Spotlight: Acclaimed classical guitarist LeFevre to perform Friday

    Michael LeFevre, an award-winning classical guitarist and professor at Walla Walla University, will perform Friday at the Holy Names Music Center. LeFevre will present the premiere of “Sonata” by Bryan …


  • Underground’s underdogs

    Pegasus Dream, Summer in Siberia and David Plell & the Ultra Peach live worlds apart, in terms of musical style and genre. Aside from their Spokane roots, about all these …


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