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Spokane, Washington  Est. May 19, 1883

Your week


It’s been a busy time on the local food scene. Our restaurant column The Dish catches up with recent openings, including Rex’s Burgers, Fraiche, The Vault, Sweet Frostings and Celebrations.

» Find more recipes and restaurant news in Wednesday’s Food section.


Here’s what’s on the schedule for this week:

On CD (Tuesday)

Snow Patrol, “Fallen Empires”

Nightwish, “Imaginaerum”

David Crowder Band, “Give Us Rest”

Ladysmith Black Mambazo, “Ladysmith Black Mambazo & Friends”

On DVD (Tuesday)


“Higher Ground”

“Killer Elite”

“There Be Dragons”

“Boardwalk Empire: The Complete First Season”

In theaters (Friday)

“Beauty and the Beast” (animated 3-D)

“Contraband” (thriller)

“Joyful Noise” (musical drama)


Today: LSU and Alabama face off in the BCS National Championship game, 5:30 p.m., ESPN. Yeah, we thought college football was over, too.

Tuesday: A newspaper story sparks a clash on “Parenthood,” 10 p.m., NBC.

Wednesday: “One Tree Hill” begins its ninth and final season, 8 p.m., CW.

Thursday: The Dunder-Mifflin crew heads to trivia night on “The Office,” 9 p.m., NBC.

Friday: The Hollywood Foreign Press gives out the Golden Globes, 8 p.m., NBC.

Saturday: The Miss America Pageant celebrates its 91st year, 9 p.m., ABC.

Sunday: Zach’s relationship causes Alicia consternation on “The Good Wife,” 9 p.m. CBS.

On stage

“Rent”: Lake City Playhouse, Coeur d’Alene, opens Friday.

“Best Little Whorehouse in Texas,” Spokane Civic Theater, opens Friday.

Vince Neil, Northern Quest Casino, Airway Heights, Sunday.

» Find a full arts and entertainment roundup in the Thursday and Friday Today sections.