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UPDATED: Sat., Oct. 13, 2018, 10:48 p.m.

Spokane String Quartet opens season with Caroline Shaw’s ‘Entr’acte’

A darling of both the pop and classical worlds, Caroline Shaw even appeared as herself in season 4 of the Amazon Prime series “Mozart in the Jungle.”


Spokane String Quartet closes season with KPBX Kids’ Concert, ‘Schubert and Beethoven’

The quartet will make its KPBX Kids’ Concert debut Saturday before performing at the Fox Sunday.


Quartet celebrates works by young Chickasaw composers in season’s final concert

At first, quartet member Amanda Howard-Phillips was skeptical. “I was like, ‘Hmmmm,


Spokane String Quartet opens season with a celebration of pictures, music

Local landscape photographer Chip Phillips prefers to let his wife, Amanda Howard-Phillips, do the talking. Especially when discussing how she will display his art at the 38th season opener of …


Spokane String Quartet closes season on unified note

The Spokane String Quartet closes out its current season with a program called “Quartet Kismet,” which is more than just a reference to the 1953 Broadway musical “Kismet”; it’s also …


Spotlight: ‘Idol’ winner McCreery to play in Spokane Valley

Scotty McCreery will be playing a free show in the Spokane Valley on Monday. Radio station 99.9 FM Coyote Country is bringing him to the Roadhouse in what organizers are …


Spotlight: Hayden Cinemas shuts its doors after a 15-year run

And then there was one. Hayden Cinemas, an independent movie theater located in the Prairie Shopping Center in Hayden, will close after today.


Spotlight: Ward repeats as winner at Washington poetry event

Langston Ward, a senior at Mead High School, has repeated his first-place win in a statewide poetry recitation competition. As Washington’s Poetry Out Loud champion, Ward won an expenses-paid trip …


Spotlight: String Quartet tackles ‘Black Angels’

The Spokane String Quartet is planning something unusual for today’s concert. The group will be tackling George Crumb’s avant garde 1971 piece “Black Angels,” which incorporates sounds created by crystal …


Spotlight: Renowned composer to offer class for Civic

Tony-winning composer Jason Robert Brown will be in Spokane next month to give a master class in conjunction with a local production of his musical, “Songs for a New World.” …


String Quartet unveils 2012-’13 lineup

The Spokane String Quartet has announced its 2012-’13 season, with works by Ludwig von Beethoven, Joseph Haydn, Johannes Brahms, Dmitri Shostakovich, Antonin Dvorak and Franz Schubert among the pieces to …


Spotlight: Country songwriters will hit CdA Resort in May

Fans of great country songwriting should mark their calendars for Memorial Day weekend. That’s when a host of best-selling songwriters will gather at the Coeur d’Alene Resort for a weekend …


Spotlight: Whitworth to screen Kaplan documentary

John Kaplan, a Pulitzer Prize-winning photographer who worked at The Spokesman-Review in the early 1980s, will present a documentary about his battle with lymphoma at Whitworth University on March 15. …


Spotlight: SpIFFys are in, topped by Wang’s ‘In the Family’

The results are in. The recently concluded Spokane International Film Festival has announced its juried awards, the SpIFFys. In the feature film category, “In the Family,” from writer-director-star Patrick Wang …


String Quartet to play Sunday afternoon

The Spokane String Quartet will perform pieces by Shostakovich, Sibelius and Haydn in a concert Sunday at the Martin Woldson Theater at The Fox. Shostakovich’s String Quartet No. 6, based …


Spotlight: ‘Mythbusters’ tour lands at INB

How can “Mythbusters,” the Discovery Channel science series, do a live, touring show? Find out for yourself when “Mythbusters: Behind the Myths Tour” arrives at the INB Performing Arts Center …


Classical scene hits high notes this weekend

Classical music hits a crescendo in the region this weekend, with Opera Coeur d’Alene, the Spokane Symphony, the Spokane String Quartet and pianist Simone Dinnerstein all performing on area stages. …


A Fantastique start to a wide-ranging classical season

The region’s fall classical music scene should be fantastique, if not positively Callithumpian. First, we have Symphonie Fantastique by Berlioz, which will be the Spokane Symphony’s season opener Sept. 17 …


Spotlight: Library offers free music downloads

On Monday, the Spokane Public Library will offer a legal way for you to download music for free. It’s called Freegal, and the library will be offering the entire Sony …


Spotlight: ‘River Sorrow’ set to hit Cannes

Spokane will be represented at the Cannes Film Festival on the French Riviera on Monday. That’s the day that “The River Sorrow,” filmed in Spokane by North by Northwest, will …


String quartet closes season Sunday

The Spokane String quartet closes its season Sunday with an ambitious, powerful piece of modern music. Steve Reich’s “Different Trains” pays homage to those who suffered and died in Nazi …


Sunday string quartet show features Chicago horn player

Former Chicago Symphony horn player Gail Williams joins the Spokane String Quartet for a concert Sunday. In addition to Mozart’s Quintet for Horn and Strings in E-flat major, the program …


Spotlight: Menzel will perform at The Fox in May

Idina Menzel – well known to “Glee,” “Rent” and “Wicked” fans – will join the Spokane Symphony for a concert at the Martin Woldson Theater at The Fox on May …


Quartet features soprano in wedding cantata

Soprano Dawn Wolski will join the Spokane String Quartet for a wedding cantata by J.S. Bach on Sunday at the Martin Woldson Theater at The Fox. Keith Thomas on oboe, …


Spotlight: KSPS-7 set to upgrade signal

KSPS-7’s broadcast signal will be off the air Tuesday through Thursday to upgrade the public television station’s transmission tower. It will affect only people who get KSPS over the air. …


String quartet welcomes pianist

The Spokane String Quartet will open its 2010-’11 season with a special guest on a special day. Internationally known pianist Armen Guzelimian will join the quartet for a concert Friday …


Spotlight: First step toward Met Opera begins at the Fox

How do you get to the Metropolitan Opera? Practice, practice, practice.


Classical music season looks promising despite financial woes

The Spokane Symphony informally launched the local classical music season with a Labor Day weekend performance at Liberty Lake – but not its traditional concert at Comstock Park, canceled for …


PBS offers glimpse into what to expect from show headed to INB

The PBS broadcast of “South Pacific” on “Live From Lincoln Center,” Wednesday at 7 p.m. on KSPS-7, should hold plenty of local interest for two reasons: • The telecast features …


Spokane String Quartet closes season with Mead grad

The Spokane String Quartet closes its season Sunday with a concert featuring pianist Archie Chen. Chen, a 1995 Mead High School graduate, began his piano studies at age 6 and …