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‘The Sound of Spokane’: Symphony celebrates 75 years

Today, the Spokane Symphony celebrates its 75th anniversary. And, although this past year has been less than kind to the symphony, its members continue to draw hope from the countless other trials and tribulations over which they have triumphed during the previous 74.

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Spokane Arts Awards: Celebration is online Saturday for the first time

UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 26, 2020

In years past, the Spokane Arts’ annual awards parties celebrating local artists and cultural organizations have often been raucous affairs. Artists and audiences have shown up with loud costumes, strong cocktails and questionable dance moves. (This is what I’ve been told, anyway.)
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Things to do in Spokane: Sept. 25-Oct. 2

UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 24, 2020

Spokane Arts Awards – A live broadcast from Lucky You Lounge featuring Jess Walter reading from his new book, "The Cold Millions," live music and a presentation. For more information and tickets, visit spokanearts.org. Saturday, 8 p.m. Lucky You Lounge, 1801 W. Sunset Blvd. $5. (206) 499-9173.
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John Lennon’s killer says he sought glory, deserved death penalty

UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 22, 2020

The man who killed John Lennon in 1980 says he was seeking glory and deserved the death penalty for a “despicable” act. Mark David Chapman, 65, made the comments in response to questions last month from a parole board, which denied him parole for an 11th time. 
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Sweet 16: Post Malone leads Billboard Awards nominations

UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 22, 2020

Post Malone is the sunflower of the 2020 Billboard Music Awards. The multi-platinum-selling 25-year-old star scored 16 nominations, Dick Clark productions and NBC announced Tuesday. Malone’s nominations include top artist, top male artist, top rap artist and top streaming songs artist.
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Cardi B tops Billboard’s new global songs chart

UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 17, 2020

For more than six decades, musicians have competed with one another to reach the top of Billboard’s Hot 100 songs chart. The competition is about to get a lot more intense. Billboard magazine released a largely streaming-based tally of the most popular songs in the world on Monday.
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Thin Air Community Radio hosts Semi-Annual Record Expo on Sunday

UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 18, 2020

After cancelling the spring Record Expo because of the coronavirus pandemic, Thin Air Community Radio will host its Semi-Annual Record Expo in Kendall Yards on Sunday. The expo, in partnership with local J.J. Wandler of Gold Rush Auction Services, will feature vendors from across the state and the Northwest.
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Inland Northwest Opera and MAC combine music and history

UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 18, 2020

When Dawn Wolski left her South Hill home en route to the Northwest Museum of Arts and Culture on Saturday afternoon, it appeared that life was imitating art. The sky was hazy and smoky. The air quality was hazardous. However, the general and artistic director of Inland Northwest Opera braved the elements.
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If only the replacement singers could have been replaced

UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 10, 2020

Not all replacement singers have helped the cause. The following 10 vocalists made some fans pine for the original lead singers. Sammy Hagar replaces David Lee Roth in Van Halen. Yes, Hagar is a much better vocalist than Roth. However, the original Van Halen vocalist brought wit and showmanship to the table.
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Replacement singers who worked out well for bands

UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 10, 2020

What works on paper might not pan out onstage or in the studio when it comes to replacing members of bands, particularly singers. The chemistry might or might not be there. The only way to know if something will work is by trying it out. Here's a look at singers who replaced established vocalists.

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