High schoolers debate reporters, Sam Ligon talks Miller Cane, and Woman's Club hosts craft show

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click to enlarge High schoolers debate reporters, Sam Ligon talks Miller Cane, and Woman's Club hosts craft show
The Inlander's Daniel Walters will try to match wits with Rogers High School debaters.

Rhetoric in the Ring V: Rogers vs. Reporters

For the fifth annual event, Rogers High School debaters test their wits with Spokane-area reporters Daniel Walters (Inlander) and Rebecca White (Spokesman-Review) in the boxing ring to showcase and celebrate high school debate. Retired Superior Court Judge Jim Murphy serves as "Referee of Rhetoric." Tue, Nov. 13 from 5:30-6:30 pm. Free; donations accepted. Howard Street Gym, 165 S. Howard. bit.ly/2RrCo6w (206-790-6561)

Lilac City Live!

The "late night" talk show featuring local talent, along with drinks, music and more. November's event features Samuel Ligon, author of the serial novel Miller Cane, currently being published each week in the Inlander. Other guests include local band Nat Park & the Tunnels of Love, artist Mary Anne Gebhart and comedian Mara Baldwin. Thu, Nov. 15 at 8 pm. Free. Spokane Public Library downtown branch, 906 W. Main. spokanelibrary.org (444-5300)

Artisans and Crafters Show

Local artisans and handcrafters share their creative treasures with the community this holiday shopping season. The annual event is a fundraiser for Woman's Club of Spokane. Sat, Nov. 10 from 10 am-6 pm and Sun, Nov. 11 from 10 am-4 pm. Free admission. Woman's Club of Spokane, 1428 W. Ninth Ave. womansclubspokane.org/artisan-craft-shows (838-5667)

Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women

In response to calls to action from indigenous families, communities and organizations, the Spokane Public Library brings together a group of concerned individuals from the indigenous community to have a discussion on the thousands of missing and murdered indigenous women. This program is part of a series of events recognizing Native American Heritage Month. Mon, Nov. 10 from 6:30-7:30 pm. Free. South Hill Library, 3324 S. Perry. spokanelibrary.org (444-5300)

Wild Dust @ The Guardian

Sun., Sept. 24, 2 p.m.
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