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  • The local stand-up scene is anything but a joke

    It’s creeping past 10:30 on a Thursday night, and the back patio at Illinois Avenue Bar and Grill is probably the loudest corner in all of Spokane. Eleven or 12 …


  • Woldson gift to fund GU arts center

    Gonzaga University will get a new performing arts center on campus with a bequest from Spokane philanthropist Myrtle Woldson, who died last month at the age of 104. The facility …


  • Police: Legendary star Mickey Rooney dies at 93

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Mickey Rooney, the pint-size, precocious actor and all-around talent whose more than 80-year career spanned silent comedies, Shakespeare, Judy Garland musicals, Andy Hardy stardom, television and …


  • Local performing arts scene just heating up

    The winter-spring performing arts season in Spokane is jammed full of familiar names: • Comedian and motormouth Robin Williams.


  • Dancing cop stops holiday traffic in Rhode Island

    PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Ah, Christmas in Rhode Island. Exquisitely decorated mansions in Newport. A red nose on the giant termite that sits atop a Providence exterminator’s building. And a …


  • Invalid visa detains Interplayers’ artistic director in Canada

    For Interplayers Theatre, the show must go on – even when its artistic director has been detained in Canada. Reed McColm, a Canadian citizen, traveled to his hometown of Edmonton, …


  • ‘Dallas’ star Larry Hagman dies in Texas

    J.R. Ewing was a business cheat, faithless husband and bottomless well of corruption. Yet with his sparkling grin, Larry Hagman masterfully created the charmingly loathsome oil baron — and coaxed …


  • Bieber, Swift, Minaj and Carly Rae Jepsen win AMAs

    Justin Bieber thanked his haters after winning the first award at the American Music Awards, while Nicki Minaj and Taylor Swift performed their new singles. The 18-year-old won favorite pop/rock …


  • Elmo puppeteer accused of underage relationship

    NEW YORK (AP) — The puppeteer who performs as Elmo on “Sesame Street” is taking a leave of absence from the iconic kids’ show in the wake of allegations that …


  • Museums, theaters among NYC attractions reopening

    NEW YORK (AP) — Museums, the Empire State Building, Broadway theaters and many stores reopened Wednesday to the relief of tourists who’d been stuck in hotel rooms since the weekend …


  • NY court: Lap dances are not art and are taxable

    ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Lap dances are taxable because they don’t promote culture in a community the way ballet or other artistic endeavors do, New York’s highest court concluded Tuesday …


  • NY top court says lap dance isn’t art, is taxable

    ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Lap dances are taxable because they don’t promote culture in a community the way ballet or other artistic endeavors do, New York’s highest court concluded Tuesday …


  • Broadway producer says he was fraud victim

    NEW YORK (AP) — The psychological thriller “Rebecca” was a hit for author Daphne du Maurier and filmmaker Alfred Hitchcock. Leave it to Broadway to one-up the master of suspense. …


  • ‘Moon River’ crooner Andy Williams dies at age 84

    BRANSON, Mo. (AP) — For the older — OK, squarer — side of the generation gap, Andy Williams was part of the soundtrack of the 1960s and ‘70s, with easy-listening …


  • ‘Moon River’ crooner Andy Williams dies at age 84

    BRANSON, Mo. (AP) — For the older — OK, squarer — side of the generation gap, Andy Williams was part of the soundtrack of the 1960s and ‘70s, with easy-listening …


  • 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 …


  • Nix the tiki bar: Hawaii tourism gets authentic

    HONOLULU (AP) — Coconut bras aren’t Hawaiian. Neither are grass skirts. Tiki bars? They’re from California. Yet they’re all among the most recognizable symbols of a Hawaiian vacation. Now, many …


  • New DNA encyclopedia shows complex inner workings

    NEW YORK (AP) — A colossal international effort has yielded the first comprehensive look at how our DNA works, an encyclopedia of information that will rewrite the textbooks and offer …


  • 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 …


  • Stage presence

    The words “exits” and “entrances” have a particular significance in theatrical scripts, marking a character’s very existence on the stage. Acclaimed South African playwright Athol Fugard’s “Exits and Entrances” takes …

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