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What's your favorite Spokane event?

With Bloomsday and the Lilac Parade behind us and Hoopfest on the horizon, we’re wondering what Spokane event you love most (Besides us, of course). Let us know why it’s your favorite Spokane event over on our Facebook post!

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William Butler Yeats: It’s His Year (Yeats2015)

I fell in love with Yeats when I was a teenager and I’ve never fallen out.

But one man loved the pilgrim soul in you …

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Training Diary: A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man

Well, less than 4 weeks till Bloomsday so high time to read more Joyce in preparation. This time round I picked up A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man… 562 more words

James Joyce

Look Out For Glasgow's Lola In Slacks

I can remember over the 40 plus years I have been listening to music the few times I heard something new and it immediately put the hairs up on the back of my neck. 812 more words

Lola In Slacks

Becoming Bloomies

Last summer, my 28-year-old, moving-back-to-Spokane niece Vanessa and I agreed that this year, in 2015, we’d run Bloomsday together. For many runners, this is a sort of bucket list event, primarily because it has so many participants. 1,463 more words


White Enchiladas and Lilac Bloomsday

Spokane’s Lilac Bloomsday 12K race is always fun and well-organized. My friend Karin and I have run it together several times and each time it seems to get easier (which is not saying much since the first time I ran I had bronchitis and the second time I was 6-months pregnant). 1,123 more words

Do The Spokane-kan

Training Diary: Chamber Music

June 16th is getting ever closer, so I’m working away at my Joyce revision. This week I read Chamber Music, Joyce’s collection of poetry, and his first published book. 800 more words

James Joyce