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Whitworth to host National Book Award winner Timothy Egan

Whitworth to host National Book Award winner Timothy Egan

Award-winning journalist and author Timothy Egan will give a lecture on Sunday, April 13, at 2 p.m. in Weyerhaeuser Hall's Robinson Teaching Theatre at Whitworth University.

Egan's book The Worst Hard Time: The Untold Story of Those Who Survived the Great American Dust Bowl won the 2006 National Book Award. His other works include The Big Burn: Teddy Roosevelt and the Fire that Saved America and Lasso the Wind: Away to the New West.

The lecture is free and open to the public.

Press Release: 

Renowned journalist and author Timothy Egan will give a lecture on Sunday, April 13, at 2 p.m. in Weyerhaeuser Hall’s Robinson Teaching Theatre at Whitworth University. The lecture, which is free and open to the public, is sponsored by the North Spokane Friends of the Library, Whitworth University, and Humanities Washington.

William Shatner's one-man show coming to local cinemas

William Shatner's one-man show coming to local cinemas

Love Star Trek? How about T.J. Hooker? You're in luck! Television star William Shatner's one-man show is coming to Spokane and Coeur d'Alene theaters next month.

Shatner's World will be playing at the Regal Riverstone Stadium 14 (2416 N Old Mill Loop, Coeur d'Alene, ID 83814) and the Regal Northtown 12 (4750 N Division St., Spokane, WA 99207) on April 24 at 7:30 p.m.

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Clayton chef finds surprise success as buttercream sculptor

Clayton chef finds surprise success as buttercream sculptor

There’s spectacular cakes, and then there’s the art that Chef Rebecca Wortman creates with buttercream frosting and sugar pieces. Using the common cake topping, Wortman makes sculptures that have captured the eye of the confectionary world in just a few short months.


“I wanted to do something different,” said Wortman of her sculptures. “And it’s turning out to be good.”

Free Family Saturday at the MAC

Free Family Saturday at the MAC

The Northwest Museum of Arts and Culture is teaming up with Spokane Teachers Credit Union for a free day of family fun at the museum on Saturday, March 15th.


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Come join us at the MAC on March 15th for our STCU Sponsored Free Family Saturday!

Students invited to Doodle for Google

Students invited to Doodle for Google

Google is calling all kids to enter the 2014 Doodle for Google competition. Students from kindergarten to 12th grade are invited to enter their doodles interpreting the theme “If I could invent one thing to make the world a better place…”

Motley Crue announces Spokane tour stop

Motley Crue announces Spokane tour stop

Bust out your leather jacket, acid wash jeans and stock up on AquaNet, because Motley Crue is coming to town. This is the last tour for the iconic band, and tickets for the Spokane Arena stop go on sale March 1st at 10 am.


Motley Crue announced The Final Tour by signing a formal Cessation of Touring Agreement, so unlike other rock stars and pop divas that have announced retirement tours, the bad boys of rock won’t be returning to the stage when the tour ends. Tickets went on sale for other shows at the end of January and nine shows have already sold out.

Days away from "Wicked" ticket sales

Days away from "Wicked" ticket sales

After breaking box office records and selling out in record time in 2011, WICKED, Broadway’s biggest blockbuster will return to Spokane’s INB Performing Arts Center May 7-25. Tickets for the return engagement go on sale THIS Friday, February 14 at 10:00am. Tickets will be available at Best of Broadway, by calling 800-325-SEAT, and all TicketsWest outlets.