• Hypnotic

    Samir LanGus brings Gnawa music to the Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival’s World Music Celebration

    By Mary Stone

    Samir LanGus plays music with a rich history and vibrant present. The sounds of LanGus’ music, called Gnawa, will be part of the Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival’s World Music Celebration on Thursday, April 18, at the University of Idaho in Moscow...

  • Mad Marv’s Music Den: Spectral sound

    Moscow’s Solid Ghost headlines Hemp Fest on Saturday in Moscow

    By Marvin Lee

    Moscow-based rock band Solid Ghost — specializaing in instrumentals in an amalgam of psychedelia, rock, blues and metal — plays Moscow’s Hemp Fest on Saturday. The band, which hits the stage for a 6-7 p.m. set during the 27th annual event at East City Park, 900 E. Third St., puts me in mind of Joe Satriani, Stevie Ray Vaughn and Steve Vai...

  • EVENTS ROUNDUP: Some weekend gems

    Inspired by Nature show, Moscow Hemp Fest and The Swap

    By Mary Stone

    Fossils, rocks and more at Inspired by Nature show Dinosaurs, or at least fragments of their fossils, will make an appearance at the Inspired by Nature show and sale this weekend at the Hells Canyon Grand Hotel’s Seaport Inn & Suites, 701 21st St., Lewiston...

  • The Stream: Billy Joel puts on a show

    By Associated Press

    A Billy Joel concert special celebrating his residency at Madison Square Garden and Ethan Hawke and Pedro Pascal playing cowboys and former lovers in Pedro Almodóvar’s “Strange Way of Life” are some of the new television, movies, music and games headed to a device near you. Also among the streaming offerings worth your time as selected by The Associated Press’ entertainment journalists: a sequel to the powerful documentary “Food, Inc.,” a reboot of “Dora the Explorer” on Paramount+ and Linkin Park’s first career-spanning greatest hits collection...

  • A fair to remember

    Memories of Spokane’s 1974 World’s Fair — and a call for readers to share their own

    By Jeanne M. DePaul

    Do you remember attending the Spokane World’s Fair, which we all called Expo ’74? It was many years ago now, but I sure do...

  • It’s quilt season

    Displays around the region include work by local and national artists

    By Mary Stone

    Creativity takes flight at the 42nd annual Palouse Patchers quilt guild show, with the theme “Come Fly With Me,” from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. April 13 and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m...