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Wednesday, December 12, 2018  Spokane, Washington  Est. May 19, 1883
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On Tap: Brewing up relief for Camp Fire victims

More than 1,200 breweries worldwide, including six in Spokane, have joined forces with Sierra Nevada to brew a beer to benefit those affected by last month’s devastating Camp Fire, which killed 88 people and destroyed 10,000 homes.
A&E >  Music

Concert review: Exquisite display of memorable music enlivens weekend

UPDATED: 3:40 p.m.

You know how it is this time of year: people hunkering down, getting ready for the holidays. Many of the big films haven’t opened yet, nor have the touring stage productions. Pretty quiet. Unless, that is, you love music, and you happened to be in Spokane this weekend. In that case, you had almost more than you could handle.

A&E >  Movies

Review: ‘Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse’ injects new life, joy into franchise

“Spider-Man” is the superhero franchise that may suffer the most from reboot fatigue. In the past 16 years, there have been six Spider-Man movies starring three different actors as Peter Parker, with another on the way. Could we really stand yet another Spider-Man movie? Animated feature “Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse” is here to prove new life can be injected into the franchise by reminding us all where Spider-Man comes from: the comic books.
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Review: Emma Stone and Rachel Weisz fight to be ‘The Favourite’ in a juicy royal comedy

“The Favourite” is all about brutality with a veneer of civility. The subtext is that there was a limited amount of power to go around 300 years ago in England – particularly if you had the misfortune of being female – so intelligent women relied on their wits to carve themselves off a slice. This, of course, is a good way to build severely damaged relationships.
A&E >  Beer/Drinks

On Tap: Brewing up relief for Camp Fire victims

More than 1,200 breweries worldwide, including six in Spokane, have joined forces with Sierra Nevada to brew a beer to benefit those affected by last month’s devastating Camp Fire, which killed 88 people and destroyed 10,000 homes.
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Kathie Lee Gifford to leave NBC’s ‘Today’ show in April

NEW YORK – Kathie Lee Gifford will put aside her morning glass of wine and step away from NBC’s “Today” show in April. NBC News chief Noah Oppenheim told staffers Tuesday morning that Gifford will leave the show after 11 years of getting up early, most recently hosting the 10 a.m. hour slot alongside Hoda Kotb and sipping plenty of reds.