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Elle King to perform at 2022 Spokane County Interstate Fair

Singer Elle King is the biological daughter of comic and actor Rob Schneider, but she doesn't share much with the veteran humorist. The soulful King, who possesses a sexy and raspy voice, doesn't sound like anybody else on the circuit. That's part of what makes King so refreshing.
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Ukraine band makes plea for Mariupol at Eurovision

UPDATED: Sun., May 15, 2022

TURIN, Italy — Ukrainian band Kalush Orchestra won the Eurovision Song Contest in the early hours of Sunday in a clear show of popular support for the war-ravaged nation that went beyond music. Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy welcomed the victory, Ukraine’s third since its 2003 Eurovision debut.

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At 80, Bob Dylan finally gets a museum

TULSA, Okla. – True to form, Bob Dylan was nowhere to be found as a construction crew put the finishing touches on his museum this month. The smell of fresh lumber lingered in the air, the fire marshal was checking emergency sprinklers, and workers were setting up a jukebox with Dylan’s greatest hits.
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Hip-hop isn’t just what MC Lyte does – it’s who she is

UPDATED: Sun., May 15, 2022

MC Lyte is tired. You can hear it in her voice, the same smooth alto that made the rapper a hip-hop legend. It's the end of a long day of interviews, sound checks – general boss behavior – and the 51-year-old could use some vocal rest. She's not getting it, though. Because even as she sends a text, she'd rather talk than type.
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It’s a family affair and career for Seattle DJs Gem & Tauri

UPDATED: Sun., May 15, 2022

The Electric Daisy Carnival is at Las Vegas Motor Speedway next weekend (Friday through Sunday) – I covered it as a journalist in its first year in Sin City in 2011 and then the next six consecutive years. It’s one of my favorite music events on Earth, and one of the reasons is the opportunity for discovery.
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A Day to Remember to kick off The Podium’s new music venue on Oct. 14

UPDATED: Fri., May 13, 2022

It's apt that A Day to Remember will christen The Podium, the next Spokane concert venue, on Oct. 14. There's no doubt the concert will be a day to remember as The Podium fills a void in local entertainment since it's a 4,200-capacity venue with a maximum of 2,200 flexing floor capacity and 2,000 seats in the grandstand.
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Towering comic Brian Posehn headlines Spokane Comedy Club

UPDATED: Thu., May 12, 2022

Brian Posehn pulls no punches when it comes to himself. The towering comic, who is 6-foot-7, typically beats himself up. Posehn, 55, who will perform Friday and Saturday at Spokane Comedy Club, assails himself by pointing out how unattractive the balding, bearded and bespectacled entertainer is.
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Elizabeth Olsen: Five thoughts on the rise of Wanda

UPDATED: Thu., May 12, 2022

Elizabeth Olsen was a supporting player as Wanda Maximoff in the "Avengers" movies, the largest superhero gathering ever seen onscreen. But when "WandaVision" arrived at the beginning of 2021, on its way to Twitter domination and meme glory, Olsen became a headliner.

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