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Carolyn Lamberson
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Carolyn Lamberson joined The Spokesman-Review in 2008. Formerly the Assistant Managing Editor/Features, she is the Senior Editor for Special Projects. In addition to her work as lead editor for Sunday's front page, Lamberson will be coordinating special sections and other long-term projects. She also will serve as the newsroom's grantwriter, with an eye toward bringing in new sources of funding to maintain and strengthen The Spokesman-Review's local journalism.

Most Recent Stories

A&E >  Music
May 14, 2019, 2:59 p.m.
There are two things to know about Colin Hay. First, his voice sounds just as it did all those years ago on those Men at Work albums you listened to to death in the early 1980s.

A&E >  Music
May 9, 2019, 5 p.m.
This current show Garfunkel calls “old mannish” in the best sense of the word. “What I mean is I’m not avid. I’m not trying to get on the charts. I’m not trying to do anything. I’m opening myself up for people’s curiosity,” he said. “You know when Simon and Garfunkel hit it big, it was really big. It’s fun to open up about all this stuff and be candid and down to earth. So that’s very much a part of this presentation.”

A&E >  Seven
May 9, 2019, 2:03 p.m.
The Broadway musical, now in Spokane on its first national tour, is upbeat, quickly paced, heartfelt and very well performed. And while it follows the narrative beats of the source material, it differs just enough to keep things interesting and add some depth of character.

A&E >  Music
May 8, 2019, 3:52 p.m.
Colin Hay mixes solo work and hits from the ’80s in his sets. He’s also bringing his touring family – including his wife – to Northern Quest on Saturday.

A&E >  Stage
May 5, 2019, midnight
The Tony-nominated actor grew up wanting to be just like his dad, Robert, who taught drama at the former Holy Names College and Eastern Washington State College.

A&E >  Stage
May 2, 2019, 5 p.m.
The touring Broadway musical, based on hit 2003 movie starring Jack Black, features kid actors doing their own rocking out.

A&E >  Stage
April 30, 2019, 12:25 p.m.
The new musical, a retelling of the Greek story of Orpheus and Eurydice, leads all shows with 14 nominations, including four acting nods.

A&E >  Stage
April 28, 2019, midnight
NEW YORK – It was his dad who instilled in him a love of acting. And for Max Kumangai, that love has turned into a profession.

April 26, 2019, 9:26 a.m.
The good news: The latest installment in the popular Marvel Comics Cinematic Universe opens today: “Avengers: Endgame.” The bad news: It’s long—very long. Which could pose a problem to those of us who do not have superpowered bladders.

A&E >  Music
April 25, 2019, 5 p.m.
Portland’s funky and jazzy “little orchestra” has a soft spot for Spokane.

April 21, 2019, 3:27 p.m.
Spokane is about 3,000 miles away from Broadway, the world-renowned theater district in the heart of Manhattan. But that hasn’t meant that local performers have found steady work and success on the “Great White Way.” Here are a few of the talented writers, producers and actors from throughout the Inland Northwest who have had their theater dreams come true.

A&E >  Stage
April 21, 2019, 6 a.m.
As a child in Spokane, Sophia Anne Caruso dreamed of being a leading lady in a Broadway musical. Now 17, and with “Beetlejuice” set to open this week, her dream is about to come true.

A&E >  Stage
April 15, 2019, 4:50 p.m.
“Hamilton” will make its way to Spokane in 2020-21, after visits from “Jesus Christ Superstar,” “Miss Saigon,” “Jersey Boys,” “Escape from Margaritaville” and “Mean Girls.”

A&E >  Stage
April 5, 2019, 1:22 p.m.
Two songs from the new Broadway musical “Beetlejuice: The Musical,” starring Spokane-born actress Sophia Anne Caruso, hit the internet on Friday.

A&E >  Music
March 24, 2019, 6 a.m.
As the time approached to join the ABC show in California, Goins felt herself feeling unsure. Plus, she was feeling the pull of something else, something 2,000 miles away. In the end and at the last minute, Goins called “American Idol” and said thanks but no thanks. Then she followed heart to Austin, Texas, to pursue music on her own terms. And to pursue love.

A&E >  Books
March 10, 2019, midnight
Doug and Sherry Clark collaborate on a new book celebrating their favorite artist: Spokane’s Mel McCuddin.

A&E >  TV
March 7, 2019, 3:31 p.m.
McClain Chapman was a classmate of Adnan Syed and the late Hae Min Lee, who was the subject of the “Serial” podcast.

A&E >  TV
March 5, 2019, 6 p.m.
There have been reality stars aplenty in the Spokane-Coeur d’Alene area.

A&E >  Music
March 5, 2019, 8:26 a.m.
The North Idaho 20-year-old opted to join Team John Legend on the long-running NBC singing competition.

A&E >  TV
Feb. 28, 2019, 5:45 p.m.
ABC singing contest saw roughly 70 aspiring singers in Coeur d’Alene over two days in October. The new season premieres on Sunday.

A&E >  Books
Feb. 27, 2019, 12:02 p.m.
Goldfarb released his debut book “Eager: The Surprising, Secret Life of Beavers and Why They Matter” last June, about the time he and his wife moved from Connecticut to Spokane.

A&E >  TV
Feb. 20, 2019, 5:16 p.m.
CBS’ long-running contest returns tonight for “Survivor: Edge of Extinction,” the 38th edition of the show.

A&E >  Movies
Feb. 13, 2019, 10:47 p.m.
What do Mudhoney, Robert F. Kennedy and a mountain in the Yukon have in common? As the documentary “Return to Mount Kennedy” points out, the answer is Bob Whittaker.

A&E >  Food
Feb. 11, 2019, 1:25 p.m.
Sure, you can open a packet of brown powder and have a cup of hot chocolate in an instant. Or, whip a few ingredients together and have the best-quality handmade stuff always on hand.

A&E >  Art
Jan. 27, 2019, 5 a.m.
Winner of HGTV’s latest Dream Home will also win a piece form Coeur d’Alene artist Chase Halland.