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A&E >  Art

Sculptor Wataru Sugiyama’s natural works incorporate many cultures

UPDATED: Thu., May 5, 2022

Japanese sculptor Wataru Sugiyama is a soft, gentle soul living his life in browns, navy and stone-colored clothing, matching Earth's elements. His walk with nature is his life's work. A sculptor for the last 30 years, Sugiyama's works are from natural resources, as his materials range from bronze and clay to stone and ceramics.

News >  Crime/Public Safety

‘Keep saying their names’: Coeur d’Alene Casino conference acknowledges Missing and Murdered Indigenous People

UPDATED: Thu., May 5, 2022

WORLEY – Articles of red clothing hung at the front of the stage. Bedazzled and polka-dot dresses with ribbons resting at the shoulders, a crimson spaghetti-strap shirt, a maroon poncho blouse. They belonged to Lenore Lawrence, who was murdered in Dayton, Washington, in 2002, after coming to aid a friend in a domestic violence situation.
A&E >  Entertainment

Nelly to headline 2022 Spokane County Interstate Fair

UPDATED: Tue., May 3, 2022

A three-time Grammy Award-winning rapper is headlining this year’s Spokane County Interstate Fair. Nelly, a 47-year-old St. Louis artist, will perform at 7 p.m. Sept. 15. “He has been very popular at fairs across the country,” fair director Erin Gurtel told Spokane County commissioners on Monday.
A&E >  Art

Tobias Wray, Rajiv Mohabir and Chen Chen discuss queer poetry during Get Lit!

UPDATED: Thu., April 28, 2022

On April 22, three queer poets, Tobias Wray, Rajib Mojabir and Chen Chen, replenished wells with a poetry reading at the Northwest Museum of Arts and Culture, part of the Get Lit! festival hosted by the Eastern Washington University. The reading then moved to a discussion about the state and future of queer poetry.
News >  Crime/Public Safety

‘No more intergenerational trauma’: Mujeres in Action hosts kickoff event for Sexual Assault Awareness Month

UPDATED: Tue., April 5, 2022

Mujeres in Action, the Latinx-centered organization for assault and domestic violence resources, hosted the Clothesline Project to kick off Sexual Assault Awareness Month. Along with the event, MIA has also opened up a newly renovated office space, which houses their domestic abuse and sexual assault hotlines as well.