Basketball has become an international game. Which should come as no surprise if you've been paying attention to Gonzaga basketball for the past two decades.
In the six years since its inception, Spokane's Stage Left Theater has made a point of performing the kinds of lesser known and experimental plays that might not be commercially viable to larger venues but have some intrinsic social, intellectual or artistic merit worth highlighting. The theater's current season, for instance, kicked off with Michael Hollinger's recent translation of Cyrano de Bergerac before moving on to works like Yussef El Guindi's post-9/11 drama Back of the Throat and the Native American historical play At the Sweet Gum Bridge.
Chances are that at some point during Gonzaga's tournament play, the television announcing team will marvel at the global scale of the Zags' roster.
Winning games, dominating the West Coast Conference and making it to the NCAA Tournament aren't exclusive to the Gonzaga men's team.
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ADVENTURE CAT GO! I've met some cool cats in my day, but few as cool as Leon.
Smokey the Bear has his own bedroom at Ray Kresek's north Spokane home, situated on what resembles a pine tree clearing in the National Forest. Really, though, it's Kresek's homage to bygone days of wildland firefighting at his Fire Lookout Museum.
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David Byrne released his latest solo album, American Utopia, last week, and it proves he's still hung up on the same themes — technology, industry, the niceties (and absurdities) of modern life — as when he was burning up the charts with Talking Heads. The art-rock pioneer, known for his pinched vocal delivery and onstage theatrics (remember those oversized suits?), is one of the few artists to ever score massive commercial hits with songs that so brazenly defied classification.
Nov. 23 vs. Ohio State Zags 86, Buckeyes 59
The Zags could go deep in the tournament again if...
Thursday, 10:30 am, Taco Bell Arena in Boise, televised on TNT UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA
As Bruce Holbert's new novel Whiskey unfolds, its time-hopping plot and the alternating comedic and horrifying misadventures of brothers Smoker and Andre bound across the Washington scablands and North Idaho mountains while remaining rooted — much like the author — in Grand Coulee.
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The Reuben sandwich — that famous combination of corned beef, sauerkraut, Swiss cheese, rye bread and Thousand Island dressing — wasn't invented in Ireland, nor by an Irish cook, according to the most prevalent accounts (one credits a hotel in Omaha, Nebraska; another a deli in New York City). Even so, the sandwich so regularly attributed to the Emerald Isle indeed has lasting ties to Irish culture in its two main ingredients: corned beef and cabbage.
The modern food industry is one of the most complexly interconnected systems in the world. After all, everyone has to eat.
Housed in the former home of Bonsai Bistro, MoMo Sushi.Wok.Grill is the largest restaurant space Grace and Scott McNiel have ever run, at 10,000 square feet and three levels. Yet with Grace's background in business and Scott's in computer engineering, the McNiels' focus on small, specific details are what matter.
On any given night, the hibachi chef's theatrical shouts, mixed with gleeful reactions from diners of all ages, carry throughout the dining room of Kobe Hibachi, Sushi and Bar. If you're not sitting at the recently opened Japanese restaurant's hibachi table, where menu items are prepared fresh on the grill directly in front of diners, you may feel as if you're missing out.
The "breath of the wok," or wo-qi, is a sort of magical essence that Chinese chefs aspire to capture. Literally translated, wo-qi describes the thermal radiation that emanates from a wok, the large bowl-shaped pans commonly used for cooking stir fry.
LOGAN TAVERN OPENS NEAR GONZAGA A prominent spot along North Hamilton Street has been reborn.
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Week of March 15
Time for Thai I saw you on Thursday at Thai Bamboo- you were so helpful and kind to the waitstaff and those two little cuties that you brought with you. Those auburn curls sure looked amazing lit by that ever-changing ceiling.
Week of March 8
drivers ed I first saw you about six years ago roaming the high school halls as a sophomore like me. I was pleasantly surprised when I found out that I would get to see you more in the class we shared. Although back then the timing was never right, for either you or I, I still saw you and hoped to see more of you as the years went on.
Week of March 1
movie angel i was the guy with the blue eyes, you were at the northtown mall with your friend. i got the courage to walk up and ask you what you were doing.
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