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Public made personal: Spokane couples choose unique wedding venues to connect to community

Spokane couples are choosing to get out of the church and into their community at public locations for weddings. Choices include the Martin Woldson Theater at the Fox, the downtown …

Meet the cast of ‘RuPaul’s Drag Race’

Sorry, “RuPaul’s Drag Race” fans: Michelle Visage is not the emcee of the “Werq the World Tour” this time around.

Shantay, you stay! No tea, no shade, ‘RuPaul’s’ drag queens werq the Fox this weekend

It’s been a great run for drag queens on television and in everyday life in recent years. “RuPaul’s Drag Race,” first on Logo, then VH1, is the reigning Emmy Award …

UPDATED: Sun., Oct. 28, 2018

Here are some of Lisa Brown’s top legislative accomplishments and her votes on high-profile bills

Lisa Brown joined the Washington Legislature in 1993 and rose to the highest level of power in the state Senate. Many of her legislative accomplishments came as the leader of …

UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 17, 2018

Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers, Lisa Brown spar on taxes, economy and health care in second Congressional debate

The two candidates took the stage for the second time in the closely watched contest Wednesday night at the Fox Theater in downtown Spokane, in a debate focused on the …

Spokane Youth Ballet gets silly and serious

Two very different ballets will be showcased Saturday: “The Stone Flower,” is a classical ballet featuring music by legendary Russian composer Sergei Prokofiev, and “Cindy-Rella,” is a comical re-imagining of …

UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 1, 2017

Thomas Hampson returns to his roots at Spokane’s Fox Theater

The world-renowned opera singer will help celebrate the 10th anniversary of the Fox Theater restoration in two performances this weekend with the Spokane Symphony.

Fox Theater renovation breathed life into Spokane’s downtown entertainment scene

The Fox, built in 1931, is celebrating the 10th anniversary of a major renovation that helped kick off a resurgence of economic development in Spokane’s downtown core.

UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 20, 2017

Nine new stars on “Walk of Stars” honor symphony, Fox supporters

The stars represent more than $350,000 in donations to the Foundations for the Future campaign.

Violinist Benjamin Beilman reunites with Spokane Symphony for ‘Classics 8: The Russian Soul’

Benjamin Beilman reunites with Spokane Symphony for “Classics 8: The Russian Soul.”

Review: Symphony, vocalists and Preu make their mark on Mahler’s huge Third Symphony

Many people gathered early in the Fox Theater on Saturday night expecting to hear the customary preconcert lecture by conductor Eckart Preu on the sole work on that evening’s program: …

Posters in Fox windows are classically inspired

This First Friday, the Martin Woldson Theater at the Fox will kick off a visual arts exhibit by 15 local artists and designers whose works were inspired by classical composers. …

Gregg Allman show at Fox Theater postponed

The Gregg Allman show scheduled for Saturday at the Fox Theater in downtown Spokane has been postponed.

Shawn Vestal: Betty Wheeler’s closets a treasure for Spokane charities

Betty Wheeler gave so much during her life, it’s fitting that it continues after her death. In recent months, Wheeler’s South Hill home has been gradually emptied of possessions, with …

Fox Theater restoration to be recognized nationally

The Martin Woldson Theater at the Fox is being recognized nationally with a preservation honor award following completion of $31 million restoration in 2007.

County attorney says Fox funding was legal

Spokane County commissioners shifted the source of funding for The Fox theater this week, but their attorney insisted the original plan to take money from the county’s share of the …

County shifts funds for Fox contribution

Spokane County commissioners shifted the source of funding for The Fox theater this week, but their attorney insisted the original plan to take money from the county’s share of the …

County rebuffed on funding Fox

Spokane County will have to come up with a new plan to give money to the renovated Fox Theater. The old plan – to take about $21,000 a year from …

Fox Presents features a wide mix of impressive acts

A long, tantalizing list of acts has just been announced for this season’s Fox Presents series at the Martin Woldson Theater at The Fox. Here’s the complete lineup (including a …

Executive director confident of Spokane Symphony’s vision, future

The Spokane Symphony announced significant cost-cutting measures last week, including 20 percent pay cuts for administrative staff and a number of changes in the upcoming 2009-’10 repertoire. A number of …

Howser files for bankruptcy

Martin Howser, who finances conservative causes and candidates and comes from a wealthy Spokane family, has filed for bankruptcy. He is attempting to shield his wife’s assets – estimated in …

In brief: Camp Fire candy sale ends March 1

Camp Fire USA Inland Northwest Council is selling Camp Fire Candy at local grocery stores and neighborhoods, through March 1. Candies include Smooth Mint Patties, Almond Roca, Almond Caramel Clusters …

Alpine adventure

The Spokane Symphony opens its 2008-09 season with some musical mountain climbing as the orchestra play Richard Strauss’s seldom-performed “Alpine Symphony” Saturday evening at the Martin Woldson Theater at The …

Tony’s turn

Frank Sinatra called Tony Bennett “the best saloon singer in the world.” Bing Crosby called Bennett “the best singer I ever heard.” Frank and Bing are part of the Fox …

Best seats in the house

Last year when Jim and Arlene Coulson headed downtown to buy some of the Fox Theater seats as part of a fundraiser for the venerable Spokane movie house, they had …