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Entertainment coming up

Unless otherwise noted, tickets are available through TicketsWest (509-325-SEAT, 800-325-SEAT, www.ticketswest.com).Prices do not include service charges. Tickets for events at the Martin Woldson Theater at the Fox also are available …


Clubs

Among the music at area venues over the coming week: Bigfoot Pub and Eatery, 9115 N. Division St.: tonight-Saturday, E-Jones with Don Larson (classic rock), 9 p.m.-1 a.m.


‘Pink Panther 2’

Steve Martin continues his attempts to revive the late, great Peter Sellers’ creation – the bumbling French detective Inspector Clouseau – with Clouseau this time fumbling his quest to corral …


SuperPops guests built their reputations on Broadway

You know what they say about New York: If you can make it there, you can make it anywhere – including Spokane’s INB Performing Arts Center. The Three Broadway Divas, …


Spokane TV stations ready to switch to digital

You can bet your rabbit ears on it – Spokane TV stations still intend to go digital on Feb. 17. “We’re ready,” said Patricia McRae, president and general manager of …


‘Lockerbie’ examines grief, love

The place name – Lockerbie, Scotland – conjures up horrific images of wreckage falling from the sky. Lockerbie was, of course, the site of 1988’s Pan Am 103 tragedy.


At a glance: ‘Annie’

What: Touring production of the Broadway musical about the adventures of the curly-haired orphan. When: Saturday, 1 and 6:30 p.m.


At a glance: ‘New in Town’

Renée Zellweger stars as an efficiency expert from sunny Miami sent to chilly Minnesota to oversee layoffs at a small-town manufacturing plant. Running time/rating: 1:36; rated PG-13 for brief, strong …


Coming up

Unless otherwise noted, tickets are available through TicketsWest (509-325-SEAT, 800-325-SEAT, www.ticketswest.com). Prices do not include service charges. Tickets for events at the Martin Woldson Theater at the Fox also are …


Clubs

Among the music at local venues over the coming week:


At a glance: ‘The Magic Flute’

What: Spokane Opera’s rendition of Mozart’s farcical, philosophical tale of romantic entanglements. When: Tonight at 7:30; family matinee Saturday, 1 p.m.


Cheech and Chong: Back to their Grassroots

Twenty-five years after their groundbreaking (and occasionally lawbreaking) comedy team went up in smoke, Cheech Marin and Tommy Chong are back on the road together. Lock up your daughters, or …


Factory offers assorted acts

Too Slim and the Taildraggers plays a makeup after canceling a Christmas show; “Def Comedy Jam’s” Joe Torry brings the funnies; Marc Broussard bears his “Bayou soul”; and Rev Theory …


DiCaprio, Winslet swap ocean for ‘Road’

That pesky iceberg kept Leonardo DiCaprio and Kate Winslet from growing into an old married couple in “Titanic.” They finally get to test-drive a long-term relationship in “Revolutionary Road,” and …


Clubs

Among the music at area venues over the coming week: Big Dipper, 171 S. Washington St.: Saturday, 2009 RAWK Final Four Preliminary Rounds: 6 p.m., Raw Nerve; 6:45 p.m., Immortal …


If you go: Smucker’s Stars on Ice

What: The annual figure skating extravaganza, starring Olympic silver medalist Sasha Cohen, pictured, and world champion Jeffrey Buttle.


Entertainment coming up

Unless otherwise noted, tickets are available through TicketsWest (509-325-SEAT, 800-325-SEAT, www.ticketswest.com); prices do not include service charges. Tickets for events at the Martin Woldson Theater at the Fox also are …


At a glance: ‘Not Easily Broken’

A couple’s strength and faith are tested after the wife is injured in a car crash and the husband becomes attracted to another woman. Running time/rating: 1:39; rated PG-13 for …


At a glance: ‘Underworld: Rise of the Lycans’

This prequel to the “Underworld” series focuses on the werewolf leader (Michael Sheen) who rallies his side to revolt against the vampire king (Bill Nighy) who has enslaved them. Running …


At a glance: ‘The Wrestler’

Mickey Rourke stars as an over-the-hill professional wrestler, fighting his own worst instincts in his quest to find a bit of happiness as his performing career winds down. Running time/rating: …


At a glance: ‘Revolutionary Road’

Based on Richard Yates’ 1961 novel, this film follows a Connecticut couple (Kate Winslet, Leonardo DiCaprio) as they struggle over what their middle-class suburban life will be – comfortable or …


‘Frost/Nixon’

In the summer of 1977, former President Richard Nixon (Frank Langella) spars with British pop journalist David Frost (Michael Sheen) during a series of taped interviews. Running time/rating: 2:02; rated …


Lincoln Festival honors the 16th president through music

Spokane is hosting a Lincoln Festival over the next month and a half – and now we have more information on what, exactly, that means. First of all, it means …


‘Burn the Floor’ fires up intensity on ballroom dancing

Maybe there are a few people who still think of “ballroom dancing” as a staid waltz around the parquet, as in “The Lawrence Welk Show.” “Burn the Floor” will set …


Wrangler Pro Bull Riding Classic

What: Calloused cowboys meet mean bulls in a two-night rodeo extravaganza. When: Friday and Saturday, 8 p.m.


Jay Leno

What: Hard-working “Tonight Show” host returns to town with his stand-up act. When: Saturday, 8:30 p.m.


‘Bride Wars’ has one funny line

This cliched comedy “Bride Wars” tosses out stereotypes about female materialism and cattiness with all the giddy gusto of a newly married woman flinging the bouquet at her single girlfriends. …


Concerts coming up

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


Ballet and Bubbly

What: Champagne-and-chocolate reception followed by four new works, including “Holiday Ventures” – with music from the Spokane Surf Trio – by New York City Ballet’s Charles Askegard. When: Wednesday, 8:30 …


Dance the night away at First Night

First Night Spokane, Spokane’s big downtown New Year’s Eve celebration, is all teed up – all you have to do is buy a $12 button and take a big swing. …