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Comic and new father Jon Dore is making his Spokane debut

UPDATED: Thu., June 2, 2022

During an entertaining performance in Fairbanks, Alaska, in January, Canadian comic Jon Dore waxed about impending fatherhood. Most of his set slated for Friday and Saturday at Spokane Comedy Club will be about being the father of his 4-month-old son, Jackson. Dore resides in Juneau.

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Review: ‘Fire Island’ puts a raunch-com spin on Jane Austen

UPDATED: Thu., June 2, 2022

Actor and screenwriter Joel Kim Booster gives Jane Austen a brisk, lighthearted refresh in "Fire Island," a hedonistic – but disarmingly sincere – ode to the eponymous gay vacation spot. As the movie opens, Noah (Booster) is on his way to meet his friends for their annual pilgrimage to Fire Island.
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Masae ‘Patti’ Warashina, 82, is ‘the Queen of Northwest Ceramics’

UPDATED: Thu., June 2, 2022

As a teen growing up in Spokane, Masae “Patti” Warashina was focused on getting her education and getting out of town. She never dreamed of gaining international fame as “the Queen of Northwest Ceramics.” Nor did Warashina, 82, ever imagine that the Smithsonian would honor her.
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Review: ‘Watcher’ is a well-crafted voyeuristic thriller

UPDATED: Wed., June 8, 2022

In Chloe Okuno’s stylish debut “Watcher,” the title refers not just to one person, but two, when the watched becomes the watcher, the stalker and stalked swapping places throughout the course of this chilly psychological thriller. Working in the vein of 1970s-style horror, Okuno’s “Watcher” is in dialogue with other films.
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Stream on Demand: Danny Boyle takes on the Sex Pistols in ‘Pistol’

UPDATED: Thu., June 2, 2022

“Fire Island” (2022) puts a queer spin on Jane Austen’s “Pride and Prejudice” with a romantic comedy set in a multicultural community of young gay men over their summer vacation. Joel Kim Booster and Bowen Yang star as best friends facing 30 who vow to make the most of what may be their last annual gathering.
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A Beatles exhibit hopes to make ‘Get Back’ a museum experience

UPDATED: Sun., May 29, 2022

CLEVELAND – Imagine discovering the Beatles for the first time. You walk into a dark room and see the four of them blown up on a giant screen. They're playing a blistering live set. It is a gig, in rock circles, that has been acknowledged as one of the most famous musical performances on film. 
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The Sex Pistols are back with a Disney vision of punk

Anarchy on Disney+. Close to 50 years after the Sex Pistols shook up the music scene with the birth of the punk movement in Britain, a six-part series about the band titled "Pistol" is arriving on the streaming service in the U.K. and Hulu in the U.S. The show is directed by Danny Boyle ("Trainspotting," "Slumdog Millionaire").

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