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Monday, March 25, 2019  Spokane, Washington  Est. May 19, 1883
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‘Furious 6’ delivers what fans expect

Bad movies are rarely as much fun as these “Fast and the Furious” pictures. And make no mistake about it – they’re bad. They stick to a rigid formula of …


One beast of a lineup

In a culture that has a predominant lust for gold chains, sneakers worth killing for and overall bling, Macklemore seems to have single-handedly reversed the tide last year by taking …


Grey’s Southern roots stay front and center

Fans of JJ Grey’s smoky swamp-funk blues don’t have to make the trek to the Gorge this Memorial Day weekend to see it live. While Grey, along with his band, …


Nightlife

Chris Rieser & The Nerve Variety rock and soul. Today and Saturday and May 31, 9 p.m., Red Lion River Inn, 700 N. Division St. Coyote Rose Band Country. Today …


What’s happening

Creston Days Community celebration includes breakfast, Butte or Bust Run, parade and lunch in Creston Park. Saturday, 6 a.m. to 9 p.m. Visit www.visitlincolncountywashington.com/Creston.html for a full schedule. Creston, Wash. …


One beast of a lineup

In a culture that has a predominant lust for gold chains, sneakers worth killing for and overall bling, Macklemore seems to have single-handedly reversed the tide last year by taking …


Grey’s Southern roots stay front and center

Fans of JJ Grey’s smoky swamp-funk blues don’t have to make the trek to the Gorge this Memorial Day weekend to see it live. While Grey, along with his band, …


7 nights out

1 Julia Sweeney What: Spokane native, “Saturday Night Live” veteran, actor, writer and comedian Sweeney reads from her latest book, “If It’s Not One Thing, It’s Your Mother.”


Clover’s cocktails earn accolades

One of the 100 Best New American Bars is right here in Spokane, according to Food & Wine magazine. A cocktails editor picked Clover, 913 E. Sharp Ave., for the …


‘Blood Dragon’ revives ’80s bravado in modern platform

Video games came of age in the 1980s, a decade that was also the heyday of cheesy Hollywood action movies. Thirty years later, you don’t have to look hard to …


Success in stars for Cumberbatch

DETROIT – Benedict Cumberbatch’s mission at the moment is to boldly go into a conversation by phone from London about “Star Trek Into Darkness.” “They’ve let me off for a …


‘Cloud Atlas’ as beautiful as it is incomprehensible

This week’s new DVD releases range from the odd to the odder. • “Cloud Atlas,” Grade B: Events and actions in one time period have an effect on past and …


Mediocre effort offers a few high points

PJ Morton’s major label debut, “New Orleans,” offers an introspective take on his life and internal desire to return to the roots of the music that made him happy years …


Slower-paced 3rd album maintains layered sound

After releasing two bouncy albums of reggae-flavored pop laced with African rhythms, Vampire Weekend turns down the tempo and ups the indie-rock vibe on its third effort. “Modern Vampires of …


Strait sticks to classic country – and succeeds

George Strait is amid a two-year tour before retiring from the road, but new album “Love Is Everything” proves he still has plenty of great new country music in him. …


7 Nights Out

1 Race the Joe! What: Jet boat races on the St. Joe River near St. Maries includes a community Show & Shine and fireworks at dusk today. Saturday and Sunday …


Avoiding germs won’t make kids immune

Dear Mr. Dad: With all the talk about bird flu and swine flu, I’m in a panic about germs. I’m putting antibacterial soaps all over my house and hand sanitizers …


Adkins tests new ground, falls back on tried and true

Trace Adkins works with five different producers on his 11th album, suggesting the country music veteran and reality TV star is searching for an infusion of fresh energy. And “Love …


Crime’s reverberations ripple through ‘Silence’

“The Silence” is an exemplary German-language thriller, a complex and disturbing examination of guilt, violence and psychological torment that chills us to the core not once but two times over. …


After accidental start, Folkinception grows into local favorite

Matt Mitchell’s previous band was just about to open a show for Clumsy Lovers at the Knitting Factory when the band abruptly broke up. Instead of giving up the high-profile …


Abrams adeptly handles franchise’s new incarnation

When adapting a revered book or television series to the big screen, most filmmakers find themselves between a rock and a hard place: Either they stick religiously to the source …


Fuller sound, same roots

Pokey LaFarge has taken his penchant for all things vintage and crafted it into an aural anachronism of country, Western swing, ragtime, jazz, bluegrass and Americana in a way that …


Festivals packed with hot lineups

Festival season is on. The Festival at Sandpoint, the Wallace Blues Festival and Pain in the Grass, a hard rock festival slated for the Gorge, all announced their lineups this …


On sale

• Tickets are on sale at 10 a.m. today to see: Pain in the Grass, featuring Alice in Chains, Avenged Sevenfold and Jane’s Addiction, Sept. 6-7 at the Gorge Amphitheatre …


Walters’ style changed face of interviews

Let the Barbara Walters farewell tour begin! Monday’s edition of “The View” opened with the show’s founder and star fixing the camera with that fearless don’t-let-the-strange-absence- of-wrinkles-fool-you-I’ve-been- on-television-for-50-years gaze and …


Shift to TV not always kind to stage stars

NEW YORK – The slow, lingering demise of “Smash” has felt more like a punch to the gut to the folks on Broadway. The TV series about the making of …


kids and family

Spokane Shock Arena Football Today, 7 p.m. vs. New Orleans Voodoo. Spokane Arena, 720 W. Mallon Ave. $14-$35. (509) 242-SHOCK. Sandpoint Chalk Art Festival Draw today, 9 a.m.-7 p.m., and …


10 under $10

1 Sixth Annual Eastern Washington Farm Heritage Fair: Friday through Sunday, University City North, 10200 E. Sprague Ave. Celebrate the heritage of the Spokane Valley at this fundraiser for the …


10 under $10

1 Sixth Annual Eastern Washington Farm Heritage Fair: Friday through Sunday, University City North, 10200 E. Sprague Ave. Celebrate the heritage of the Spokane Valley at this fundraiser for the …


On sale

• Tickets are on sale at 10 a.m. today to see: Pain in the Grass, featuring Alice in Chains, Avenged Sevenfold and Jane’s Addiction, Sept. 6-7 at the Gorge Amphitheatre …