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  • Nick’s knack

    If Nick Jaina has a signature sound, he has yet to reveal it. So far, each of Jaina’s album is its own animal.


  • Works of Art

    Art Garfunkel is a man of vast erudition, wide reading and diverse interests. So he’s not merely a guy who sang high tenor with Paul Simon. Then again, he’s certainly …


  • A lovely bouquet of Mozart

    The Spokane Symphony and Symphony Chorale celebrate Valentine’s weekend with an all-Mozart program Saturday and Sunday at the Martin Woldson Theater at The Fox. Vocal soloists soprano Ester Heideman, mezzo-soprano …


  • Anvil finally arrives, three decades later

    Playing to a packed stadium in Tokyo, a calamitous transcontinental tour, punchouts with sleazy club owners, attempts at a comeback record, guitar solos played with sex toys … This is …


  • Bach’s B Minor Mass a major job

    Job applications, successful or not, eventually end up in the wastebasket. But J.S. Bach’s 1733 application to be appointed court composer of Augustus III, elector of Saxony, survives. And the …


  • Empyrean settles into new digs

    Empyrean Coffee House is cozying up to its new home. The coffee house, local arts hub and all-ages music venue reopened at the former Big Dipper space, 171 S. Washington …


  • String master

    His parents tried to warn him away from such a path, but like many headstrong children, he took it anyway: Vadim Gluzman became a violinist. Gluzman will appear as soloist …


  • Hillstomp joins local favorites at new-look Sunset Junction

    If the Sunset Junction had a Facebook page, its latest status update would probably read something like this: “Under reinvention.” The bar that sits in the west end of Browne’s …


  • Symphony’s next stop: Prague

    Traveling by music holds few of the drawbacks of, say, air travel. There’s no luggage, no lines, no pat-downs or full body scans, no delays. And there are special bargains …


  • Classical music preview: Masterworks, masterpieces and more

    The second half of Spokane’s classical music season offers some masterworks for choir and orchestra, trips to musical cities, chamber music masterpieces and a visit from a world-famous dance company. …


  • Symphony will celebrate year with the Ninth

    Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony is not the longest in the standard orchestra repertoire, and it may not be the most difficult to perform. But the Ninth is the big symphony everybody …


  • Clarion steps into the season

    Here’s all you need to know about Clarion’s musical attitude: Leader William Berry lists his titles as “composer, arranger and reindeer trainer.” The word “irreverent” does not normally apply to …


  • Artists to lend talents at concert benefits

    The holiday season is in full swing, and during this time of year, music plays a special role in raising both spirits and money. Coming up are a few opportunities …


  • Spotlight: Upcoming events make great stocking stuffers

    This is Spotlight’s annual reminder that tickets to arts and entertainment events make welcome Christmas gifts. And they fit right into a stocking.


  • GWAR back in town with its twisted act

    Some bands play heavy metal, but with GWAR it’s more like “Heavy Metal” – as in the adult animated sci-fi fantasy film adaptation of the magazine of the same name. …


  • New law puts squeeze on local dance floors

    There’s going to be a little less wiggle room on dance floors around Spokane. A new state law taking effect Tuesday is putting the squeeze on nightclubs with designated dance …


  • Built to Spill built to thrive

    Corporate record labels are not the enemy of indie rock. At least not for bands like Built to Spill.


  • Ian Anderson wants to show Jethro Tull fans unplugged can rock

    How many rock gods can pronounce the word “soporific,” much less use it correctly in a sentence? Ian Anderson can, in explaining exactly what his concert on Sunday won’t be.


  • Symphony, Chorale bring Venice to Fox

    The Spokane Symphony and Symphony Chorale set off for Venice on Friday. Actually, the two ensembles will stay right at home at the Martin Woldson Theater at The Fox. But …


  • Steve Martin will mix banjo, laughs at The Fox

    It should come as no surprise that Steve Martin has sold out the Martin Woldson Theater at The Fox for a show on Monday. He’s one of the most popular …


  • Chad Mitchell Trio returns to Spokane

    In 2007, the Chad Mitchell Trio played its first show since 1964 in its hometown of Spokane. The response was ecstatic. A near-capacity INB Performing Arts Center crowd poured out …


  • Think Swing! serves up three courses of jazz, blues

    In its fourth year, the Think Swing! Jazz and Blues Festival is adding a couple of new twists. Spokane’s annual vintage swing festival maintains its comprehensive focus of music ranging …


  • Slipknot pushes metal’s envelope

    Back in 1999, nu metal was the new metal. But it was a rather short-lived trend and many of the bands of that subgenre have since been washed away into …


  • Acclaimed pianist returns to perform with Gonzaga Symphony

    The road to fame for classical musicians is marked by some standard mileposts: Begin your training very early, when you are 3 or 4. Win an international competition with its …


  • Rock, hip-hop, laughs at Knitting Factory

    The Knitting Factory has a packed week with shows that are sure to pack in crowds. And there’s a little something for everyone – heavy mainstream rock, stand-up comedy, gypsy-folk …


  • Aimee Mann transforms CdA’s Kroc Center into concert venue

    Since opening in May, the $38 million dollar Salvation Army Ray & Joan Kroc Center has served as a community place for Mario Kart Wii tournaments, old-time hymn sing-alongs and …


  • Gershwin tunes placed in Beach Boy’s hands

    LOS ANGELES – In a surprise union of two quintessentially American composers from different eras – one the 1960s mastermind of “Good Vibrations,” the other the Jazz Age creator of …


  • Rosewood Thieves headline The Blvd.

    Erick Jordan doesn’t like to overthink things too much. Especially when it comes to making an album. The last time the lead singer for the Rosewood Thieves made an actual …


  • Castlegar, Revelstoke offer unique looks at Canadian history

    It was a fall British Columbia golfing holiday for my wife Sally and me, but since you can’t play the game all day long, we had time to sightsee. We …


  • Molter-led SJO kicks off with Freelon

    As a longtime trombonist for the Spokane Jazz Orchestra, Tom Molter had the privilege of playing with world-renowned conductors, Grammy-caliber artists and the region’s top talent. Now Molter is in …

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