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Count on Spokane Symphony and State Street Ballet to add up to holiday ‘Nutcracker’ fun

A by-the-numbers look at “The Nutcracker,” The Spokane Symphony, and State Street Ballet.


19-year-old Yorkshire Terrier retires from ‘The Nutcracker’

After more than 125 performances in “The Nutcracker” in Rhode Island, a 19-year-old Yorkshire terrier named Archie is leaving the stage.


State Street Ballet, Spokane Symphony reunite for ‘the Nutcracker’

State Street Ballet will return to the Martin Woldson Theater at the Fox to perform with the Spokane Symphony, conducted by Jorge Luis Uzcategui, and more than 75 local dancers …


Performing in “The Nutcracker” becomes a new holiday tradition for Staben sisters

Jennika, Kiersty and Jacqueline will appear as a tall angel, solider and bon bon, respectively, in “The Nutcracker,” Thursday-Sunday at the Martin Woldson Theater at the Fox.


SJO takes on jazzed up ‘Nutcracker’

The Spokane Jazz Orchestra’s 42nd season continues this weekend with “A Christmas Celebration,” a concert at the Bing Crosby Theater that will showcase jazzy yuletide numbers designed to get you …


‘Nutcracker’ sweets: Visions of these treats will dance in your heads long after the show’s over

The enchanting Land of the Sweets needn’t be just a dream within a dance. Home cooks can carry the whimsy of “The Nutcracker” off of the stage and into their …


Spokane dancer comes home with two roles in ‘The Nutcracker’

Local dancer comes back to Fox with State Street Ballet.


Stringing together the holidays

There’s a moment near the end of the second act of P.I. Tchaikovsky’s legendary ballet “The Nutcracker,” in a movement known as “The Waltz of the Flowers,” when the orchestra …


Locals, pros unite for magic of ‘Nutcracker’

For some Spokane children, visions of the Sugar Plum Fairy have been dancing in their heads since September. That’s when 81 children, ages 6 to 19, started rehearsing for this …


Putting a special touch on a holiday staple

It’s become as reliable a tradition as any: Every year around Christmas, like clockwork, P.I. Tchaikovsky’s famous ballet “The Nutcracker” is performed all over the world. The State Street Ballet, …


Clark: Blame my Powerball ticket for symphony strife

My surefire plan to end the Spokane Symphony strike failed miserably Wednesday night with the following depressing announcement. The winning Powerball tickets were sold in Arizona and Missouri.


Millwood ‘Nutcracker’ production grows more elaborate

Saturdays are pretty busy this fall at the corner of Euclid Avenue and Argonne Road in Millwood. That’s when 60 young dancers, ages 3 to 20, arrive to rehearse for …


Spotlight: Holiday season offers bevy of events

The holidays are nearly upon us, with dozens of related arts events on the way. When I say dozens, that’s no exaggeration. Yet I wanted to pick out a few …


Dancers, Spokane Symphony to bring to life ‘The Nutcracker’

Ballet is kicking high these days. Jennifer Homan’s highly regarded history, “Apollo’s Angels,” has just been published, and Darren Aronofsky’s “Black Swan” – a kind of ballet horror movie – …


Spotlight: Paul Taylor dancers, Kodo drummers coming up

Two out-of-the-ordinary cultural attractions are on the way to the Martin Woldson Theater at The Fox – one coming up soon, the other in midwinter: • Paul Taylor 2 , …