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Before his blockbuster Founding Fathers remix “Hamilton,” Lin-Manuel Miranda burst onto the scene with his Tony-winning ode to his hometown, the musical “In the Heights,” set in the gentrifying Manhattan neighborhood of Washington Heights.
In 2012, filmmaker Haifaa al-Mansour became the first woman to direct a feature film in Saudi Arabia when she made “Wadjda,” a terrifically entertaining movie about a girl who enters a Koran recitation competition to raise funds for a bicycle.
Butch Vig is one of the most humble icons in music. The drummer from Garbage, which is releasing its latest album, "No Gods, No Masters," on Friday, produced Nirvana's "Nevermind," which altered the musical and pop culture landscape.
The music and story of Sandpoint artist Queen Bonobo (Maya Goldblum) are characterized by frequent and significant change. On her latest EP, “Sail From This Life,” jazz and folk unite for a dynamic and diverse sound.
"The Are You for Real Tour," the moniker of Trey Kenney's 2020 tour, was torpedoed by COVID-19. The jaunt, which was slated to commence March 11, was iced, but Kennedy continued to rack up big social media numbers.
"Love in the Time of Covid" is one of the most compelling and inventive songs of the pandemic. The quirky tune is accompanied by a visually stimulating video, but that shouldn't be surprising since the song was crafted by Danny Elfman.
Northwest BachFest will celebrate the 30th anniversary of “Mozart on a Summer’s Eve” over the course of two “Magical Musical Evenings” beginning at 7 p.m. July 20 and with a repeat performance at 7 p.m. July 21.
The big picture window in front of the home of painter Hazel Miller, 27, was recently cracked, exposing a jagged hole marring its center. Shards of glass are still embedded in the living room sofa.
Before "Hamilton," Lin-Manuel Miranda created a Tony-winning stage musical set in the predominantly Latino Manhattan neighborhood of Washington Heights. "Crazy Rich Asians" director Jon M. Chu takes the helm for the big screen.
Local performers are returning to sidewalks for the 19th Spokane/Coeur d’Alene Street Music Week from next Monday through Friday, while the fundraiser for Second Harvest food bank will also continue online.
“RuPaul’s Drag Race” Season 11 contestant Plastique Tiara is set to appear at the Globe Bar & Kitchen on Saturday evening in celebration of the month of Pride. Plastique Tiara is joining host Nova Kaine and the cast of “Runway.”
When neither drama nor comedy can quite satisfy your entertainment needs, dramedies come rushing in to the rescue. Here are a few new (or newly renewed) shows to set the weekend off to a healthily “dramedic” start.
“A Call to Love” - Daily, online. Documentary shares the experiences of the LGBTQ+ community while aiming to bring hope and encouragement to those who have been deeply hurt by the church and its teachings.
When I first heard about “Minecraft” in 2009, it was still in its alpha development phase with just under 1 million registered players. The concept intrigued me, so I hopped on and enjoyed it greatly despite it being a fairly barebones experience.
At the Kolva-Sullivan Gallery, transgender artist June T. Sanders, 28, plans to show a half-dozen photographs of friends and acquaintances who will likely elicit an array of reactions both good and bad.
To celebrate and recognize local members of the LGBTQ+ community, Spokane will host its Second Annual First Friday Queer Art Walk on Friday starting at 5 p.m. at seven venues in the city.
In 2013, a movie about a haunting titled “The Conjuring,” starring the charismatic duo of Vera Farmiga and Patrick Wilson as real-life paranormal investigators Lorraine and Ed Warren, proved very popular.
While reading the credits of the new animated feature “Spirit Untamed,” a few things stick out: the first is the star-studded voice cast, but the second is how many women played key roles in bringing the film to life.
GU assistant professor of music Shuying Li will receive a 2021 Discovery Grant from the Opera Grants for Women Composers program funded by the Virginia B. Toulmin Foundation.
After more than a year, nearly 60 dancers from Spokane Academy of Dance, including members of Spokane Youth Ballet, will take to the stage of the Fox at 3 p.m. Saturday.
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