"Downton Abbey: A New Era" – the second movie spinoff to the long-running TV soap about the ups and downs, romantic and otherwise, of a family of British aristocrats and their servants – opens with a double-wedding scene that sets the tone for several crowd-pleasing couplings that will soon follow.
“The Northman” – 7 p.m. Friday, Kenworthy Performing Arts Centre, 508 S. Main St., Moscow. From director Robert Eggers comes “The Northman,” an action-filled epic that follows a young Viking prince on his quest to avenge his father’s murder.” 140 minutes. Rated R. For more information, visit kenworthy.org.
Wata operates a fairly straightforward service where retro game collectors can ship their games in to be graded and encased in a protective hard-shell plastic for display purposes. Wata charges customers based on the game’s market value – for example, a game valued at $10,000 costs $400 to be graded.
Starting this summer, Inland Northwest Opera will tour the Inland Northwest offering free performances of “Carmen and the Bull.” Arranged by Elise LaBarge and the Union Avenue Opera Education Ensemble, this children’s opera weaves a beloved story together with music from Georges Bizet's “Carmen.”
Nick Swardson – Comic actor Nick Swardson's credits include “Grown Ups,” “Grown Ups 2,” “Back in the Day,” "Grandma's Boy," "Benchwarmers" and "I Now Pronounce You Chuck and Larry." Thursday, 7:30 p.m. Spokane Comedy Club, 315 W. Sprague Ave. $40-$55. (509) 318-9998.
For some members of the “Hamilton” cast performing in Spokane this month, the show never stops. Ellis Dawson, Brion Marquis Watson and Milika Cherée, Black thespians of "Hamilton," participated Wednesday in a virtual question-and-answer session about "Hamilton" along with their journeys to the stage.
The start of the pandemic lockdown in March 2020 had a negative impact on much of society. However, forced isolation helped Kurt Vile focus on his latest album, "Watch My Moves." Vile, 42, who will headline Thursday at Knitting Factory, discusses time home alone impacted by the pandemic and more.
Based on a true story, the play follows Jim Fingal (Nicholas Griep), a recent graduate who has just landed an internship fact-checking articles for “one of the best magazines in the country.” On day one, his editor, Emily Penrose (Deborah Marlowe), hands him a potentially groundbreaking article.
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.
When you're an actor on tour, your life is lived out of suitcases and trunks shipped from city to city. Packing becomes science. For Donald Webber Jr. and Rebecca Covington, currently performing in "Hamilton" at First Interstate Center for the Arts, life on the road is a bit more complicated.
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.
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.
Henry Rollins isn't talking prior to delivering his spoken word show Wednesday at Bing Crosby Theater. But I've interviewed the punk icon a half-dozen times, and he is one of pop culture's most fascinating but now-under-the-radar figures.
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.
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.
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.
Like Johnny Depp, Billy Bob Thornton arrived in Hollywood during the 1980s attempting to become a recording artist but instead became an actor of considerable renown. Thornton, 66, a vocalist-drummer, took a hiatus during the Reagan era as a musician but started writing songs again during the 1990s.
In "Happening," a promising young college student named Anne Duchesne (Anamaria Vartolomei) discovers, to her dismay, that she is pregnant after a sexual encounter that occurred before the events of the French film. The film is set in 1963 when abortion was still illegal in France.
"On the Count of Three" opens as childhood friends Val (Jerrod Carmichael) and Kevin (Christopher Abbott) are preparing to shoot each other in the head, as the title suggests, on the count of three. A gunshot is heard off-screen, and then the film backtracks, by way of exposition, to earlier that morning.
Manuel Garcia-Rulfo takes on the role of Mickey Haller in “The Lincoln Lawyer: Season 1” (TV-MA), a sequel to the 2011 movie starring Matthew McConaughey as the attorney who works out of the back of his town car. David E. Kelley developed the show from the novels of “Bosch” creator Michael Connelly.