Don Chareunsy joined The Spokesman-Review on April 29 as Food Editor for the Features Department – that’s restaurants, bars, chefs, food and beverage, recipes and more. On July 22, he became Features Editor and leads the department’s five weekly sections – Food (Wednesdays), Health (Thursdays), Seven7 (Fridays), Family (Saturdays) and Today (Sundays). Check out the Gonzaga University alumnus on Instagram @dchareunsy.
New Jersey native Pete Yorn, who now resides in California and has embarked on his “An Evening With Pete Yorn: You & Me Solo Acoustic Tour,” stops at Knitting Factory on Friday night and talked over the phone Sept. 26 about his new album “Caretakers,” music collaboration and labels, Scarlett Johansson, post-tour plans and more.
Seattle-based independent country artist Aaron Crawford was so impressed with Spokane-based homeless organization Blessings Under the Bridget that he asked to return to help the group raise money again, and he’ll do so next Friday evening at “An Intimate Evening of Blessings Under the Stars” at The Spokesman-Review.
Acclaimed double bassist Gary Karr is 77 years old, but his nearly life-long love affair with the musical instrument is as strong as ever. “I think I’m sexually attracted to it,” Karr said during a phone interview from his home in Victoria, British Columbia, on Tuesday afternoon.
Coeur d’Alene Resort’s first Whiskey Barrel Weekend this Friday and Saturday – celebrating all things whiskey paired with cuisine, jazz, demonstrations and workshops – also is commemorating a special occasion: the release of the Coeur d’Alene Resort Custom Signature Label Maker’s Mark Whiskey.