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Unless otherwise noted, tickets are available through TicketsWest (TW; 509-325-SEAT, 800-325-SEAT, www.ticketswest.com) or Ticketmaster (TM; 509-735-0500, www.ticketmaster.com). Prices do not include service charges. Tickets for events at the Martin Woldson …


Club listings

Among the music at area venues over the coming week:


Film studios embracing video games

Hollywood loves salable series, and as vital as “Harry Potter,” “Shrek” and “Transformers” might be to the bottom line, the studios are increasingly embracing an even more established and often …


Spider-Man the musical opens on Broadway in 2010

Spider-Man has conquered the movies. Now it’s Broadway’s turn. “Spider-Man, Turn Off the Dark” will open Feb. 18, 2010, at the Hilton Theatre in New York City.


‘Sex’ has some laughs, happy ending

‘Summer Heights High’ •••


Concerts coming up

Unless otherwise noted, tickets are available through TicketsWest (TW; 509-325-SEAT, 800-325-SEAT, www.ticketswest.com) or Ticketmaster (TM; 509-735-0500, www.ticketmaster.com). Prices do not include service charges. Tickets for events at the Martin Woldson …


Club listings

The Attic, 314 E. Second St.., Moscow, Idaho: Thursday, John Elwood and Sally Burkhart (variety), 7 p.m., free. Big Dipper, 171 S. Washington St.: tonight, Murder By Death (rock/punk), all …


Who wants to win an Oscar?

All too often years are marked by their top movies. Think of 1997. James Cameron made it all about “Titanic.” In 1986, Oliver Stone took us back to Vietnam for …


Two Cow Garage sings from the heart

Two Cow Garage can be accused of fits of metaphor throughout its latest album. But “Speaking in Cursive” is also blatantly honest.


Scott’s ‘Body of Lies’ a modern, well-acted spy account

‘Religulous’ •••


At a glance: Brad Paisley

What: Grammy-winning, top-selling country singer/songwriter/guitarist, with special guest Dierks Bentley. When: Thursday, 7:30 p.m.


Club listings

Arbor Crest at River Park Square, third level: tonight, Kenny D & Danny Rodriguez (acoustic/variety), 5-8:30 p.m. Bigfoot Pub and Eatery, 9115 N. Division St.: tonight and Saturday, Bluefire Down …


Graceful Ailey II lands at the Fox

What: Touring troupe of young dancers from the renowned Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater in three modern pieces: “The External Knot,” to music by Philip Glass and Robert Schumann; “When …


Yes cancels concert for health reasons

The “In the Present Tour” featuring three original members of the British band Yes has canceled its scheduled appearance Tuesday at Spokane’s Knitting Factory Concert House. The group announced it …


Ex-Talking Head David Byrne returns to Spokane

The name David Byrne conjures up: – Talking Heads. – World music explorer. – Big suit. – “Big Love” soundtrack composer. – “Same as it ever was.” – “Stop Making …


‘Loved You So Long’ one to be savored

“I’ve Loved You So Long” is the kind of film America’s moviemakers have all but given up on. An example of the French tradition of high-quality adult melodrama, conventional in …


‘Friday the 13th’ all slash, no scare

Let’s celebrate “Friday the 13th” with a little red meat, shall we? And hard numbers. There are 13 grisly deaths in this latest sequel: machete decapitations, an arrow through the …


Pixar’s ‘Up’ may be another hit

With such smash hits as “WALL-E,” “Ratatouille” and “The Incredibles” behind them, the master storytellers at Pixar Animation figured they had nowhere to go but “Up.” That’s the simple, two-letter …


‘Shopaholic’ strays from source material

The character of Rebecca Bloomwood, as written by author Sophie Kinsella in her “Confessions of a Shopaholic” series, has plenty of foibles. Sure, she can’t pass up a sale. That …


‘Blindness’ strength in visuals

‘Frozen River’


Concerts coming up

Unless otherwise noted, tickets are available through TicketsWest (TW; 509-325-SEAT, 800-325-SEAT, www.ticketswest.com) or Ticketmaster (TM; 509-735-0500, www.ticketmaster.com). Prices do not include service charges. Tickets for events at the Martin Woldson …


Club listings

Nightclubs Bigfoot Pub and Eatery, 9115 N. Division St.: tonight-Saturday, Big Hair Revolution (’70s/’80s rock), 9 p.m.-1:30 a.m.


‘Coraline’ embarks on magical adventure

A labor of love in every frame, “Coraline” pushes the envelope of animated moviemaking while tugging at the heart. Adapted from the children’s novel by acclaimed fantasy author Neil Gaiman, …


Large cast, but little substance

“He’s Just Not That Into You” isn’t exactly a romantic comedy. Yes, the characters work themselves into the same sorts of tizzies over falling in and out of love – …


‘Bees’ offers fresh look at familiar story

‘Nick and Norah’s Infinite Playlist’


‘Coraline’

Based on Neil Gaiman’s novel, this animated film tells the story of a young girl (voice by Dakota Fanning) who discovers a secret door in her home that takes her …


Victor Goines Quintet

What: New Orleans-bred saxophonist/ clarinetist; closing concert of the 2009 SFCC Jazz Festival. When: Saturday, 8 p.m.


‘Push’

A group of young Americans with unique abilities (telekinetic and/or clairvoyant) is targeted by an ultrasecret U.S. agency. Running time/rating: 1:51; rated PG-13 for intense sequences of violence and action, …


An Dochas

What: CD release show by local Celtic band, with the Haran Irish Dancers. When: Tonight at 7:30


‘Three Broadway Divas,’ Spokane Symphony SuperPops

When: Saturday, 8 p.m. Where: INB Performing Arts Center, 334 W. Spokane Falls Blvd.