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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.)

A&E >  Entertainment

Game On: What’s a ‘roguelike’ game, and why are they everywhere?

UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 24, 2020

One genre description seems to be popping up everywhere lately: “roguelike.” Over the past few years, I’ve found the term to be increasingly ubiquitous, so I did some research. Like most genres, it’s a convoluted category now but had a clear beginning: the early dungeon-crawling game “Rogue,” developed in 1980.
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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 Saturday, 8 p.m. Lucky You Lounge, 1801 W. Sunset Blvd. $5. (206) 499-9173.
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‘I can see Russia from my house!’ From Barack and Bush to Bill and Biden (and Sarah, too): Notable ‘SNL’ political impersonations

UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 23, 2020

Since the show debuted in 1975, the writers and performers at "Saturday Night Live" have skewered the latest in national and international politics week after week. With a new season kicking off a month before the presidential election, you can guarantee many a headline will make its way onto TV screens courtesy of "SNL."
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Kevin Hart inks new multi-platform deal with SiriusXM

UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 22, 2020

Kevin Hart is bringing more of his funny back to SiriusXM. The satellite radio company announced Tuesday a new multiplatform deal with Hart and his comedy network Laugh Out Loud. The superstar comedian-actor will host new regular and live programs on his channel, Laugh Out Loud Radio.
A&E >  Books

Arts Wrap: EWU Theatre announces virtual fall production

UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 3, 2020

After the coronavirus led the EWU Theatre department to cancel its winter production of "Silent Sky" after the first weekend, and the spring production entirely, the students and staff in the department regrouped and are planning on producing a virtual piece in the fall.

6 easy ways to create the ballpark experience at home

Group of male friends watching a baseball and celebrating a home run from their favorite team (Antonio_diaz Antonio_diaz / Thinkstock)

As much as pretty much all of us secretly want to be superfans, it’s pretty hard to make it to every home game.