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Spotlight: Civic offers few teases to 2012-13 season

Here’s a sneak peek at the Spokane Civic Theatre’s 2012-’13 season. The 2011-’12 season is only halfway finished, yet executive artistic director Yvonne A.K. Johnson has already set the schedule for next season, which begins in September and continues through June 2013:

Spotlight: Interplayers extends ‘Sisters of Swing’

Those boogie-woogie sisters of World War II can still draw a crowd. “The Sisters of Swing: The Story of the Andrews Sisters,” has been extended for another week, through Dec. 24, at Interplayers Professional Theatre, 174 S. Howard St.

Interplayers’ ‘Sisters’ accentuates the positive

LaVerne, Maxene and Patty were, to their generation, like John, Paul, George and Ringo. It’s hard to overstate the impact of the Andrews Sisters on American culture in the 1930s and 1940s. Even today, they remain “the biggest girl group ever,” with more than 60 million records sold, according to the Penguin Encyclopedia of Popular Music.