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Your week

Your food

The pies are made and the bird is in the oven, now it is time to dig through the advertisements and make your holiday shopping plans. On Wednesday, we’ll share a guide to help you pick the perfect food or cookbook for everyone on that list. Also, correspondent Cindy Hval has gathered advice from local wine experts for the perfect wines to serve with Thanksgiving dinner.

Your fun

On CD (Tuesday)

“Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded – The Re-Up,” Nicki Minaj

“The Definitive Collection,” Sarah Vaughn


“The Expendables 2”

“Ken Burns: The Dust Bowl”

“The Replacements – Color Me Obsessed: A Film About The Replacements”

In theaters (opening Wednesday)

“Life of Pi”

“Red Dawn”

“Rise of the Guardians”


Monday: On “Hawaii Five-O,” will McGarrett’s sister Mary find out their mom is alive? 10 p.m. CBS.

Tuesday: We go back in time with the “Happy Endings” gang. 9 p.m. ABC

Wednesday: Sister Eunice’s past is revealed on “American Horror Story Asylum.” 10 p.m. FX

Thursday: Director Spike Lee pays tribute to Michael Jackson’s “Bad.” 9:30 p.m. ABC

Friday: We bid goodbye to “iCarly” and her pals with an hourlong series finale. 8 p.m. Nickelodeon

Saturday: Join Indy, Marian and gang as they battle alien-seeking Russians on “Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull.” 8 p.m. NBC

Sunday: Lindsay Lohan as Elizabeth Taylor? We’ll see if she can pull it off in “Liz & Dick.” 9 p.m. Lifetime

On stage

“Little Drummer Boy,” through Dec. 15, Lake City Playhouse

“White Christmas,” through Dec. 21, Spokane Civic Theatre

John de Lancie, Friday and Saturday, Interplayers

“A Closer Walk With Patsy Cline,” concludes Saturday, Spokane Civic Theatre

Coeur d’Alene Summer Theatre’s “Cool Yule,” Nov. 23-Dec. 31, Coeur d’Alene Resort

On the town

Downtown Christmas Tree Lighting and Parade, Friday, Coeur d’Alene

Handmade Ornament Show, Tinman Gallery, Friday-Sunday

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