• Issue Archive for
  • Aug 24-30, 2006
  • Vol. 13, No. 45

News & Comment

  • DVD Review

    by Jessica Moll & r & & r & L'Enfant (The Child) & r & & lt;span class= & quot;dropcap & quot; & I & lt;/span & t takes a while to figure out what's so weird about this movie. It's more than the usual strangeness of French films, the irresistible throaty sounds of the language and those sl
  • Letters to the Editor

    The pressing issue is property tax relief and ensuring a fair tax system in Idaho. Gov
  • Where Eagles Soar

    by Luke Baumgarten & r & & r & & lt;span class= & quot;dropcap & quot; & T & lt;/span & he general trend in film festivals is that you start small and, through buzz, cred and community-building exercises -- over a period of years -- you grow your festival to a size that's supportable by t
  • From Wine to Dining

    by Lauren McAllister & r & & r & & lt;span class= & quot;dropcap & quot; & S & lt;/span & pokane's restaurant scene seems to be blossoming like those big sunflowers lined up along fences all around town. Neighborhood restaurants are serving up tasty food and adding a big-city vibe to ou
  • Five Years After

    & & by Robert Stokes & r & & r & & & & lt;span class= & quot;dropcap & quot; & I & lt;/span & t's almost 9/11 again. On that day in 2001, nearly 3,000 Americans were killed by Islamic terrorists -- one-third the number who die on an average day from all causes. No comparable event has occ
  • Off His Rocker?

    by Robert Chalmers & r & & r & & lt;span class= & quot;dropcap & quot; & D & lt;/span & uring the private inaugural party at his ranch in Crawford, Texas, in 2000, President George W. Bush glanced across the room and recognized a man who -- by his own account -- has urinated on a nun, soi
  • The Player

    by Marty Demarest & r & & r & Moster House Rated Everyone; Gameboy Advance & r & & lt;span class= & quot;dropcap & quot; & M & lt;/span & onster House for the Game Boy Advance is one of three unique videogames entitled Monster House. Available on four different videogame systems, the games
  • Grapes of Justice

    by Ann M. Colford & r & & r & & lt;span class= & quot;dropcap & quot; & A & lt;/span & ll actions have consequences; just ask a lawyer. For local attorneys Michael White and Greg Lipsker, whose friendship developed over a mutual passion for wine, the action that changed their lives bega
  • Take Two

    & & by Luke Baumgarten & & & r & & r & & & & lt;i & Snakes on a Plane & lt;/i & & & & r & & r & & lt;span class= & quot;dropcap & quot; & S & lt;/span & & lt;i & nakes on a Plane & lt;/i & is "so bad, it's good." Probably 70 percent of the film's reviews contain some mutation of that phrase. Why don't critics just sa
  • Opening Films

    by Inlander Staff & r & & r & Beerfest -- Why do they always wait till the end of summer to release the true blockbusters? This one's about a secret beer-guzzling competition held behind the friendly fa & ccedil;ade of Oktoberfest in Germany. When some American dudes st
  • Book Review

    by Ted S. McGregor Jr. & r & & r & Mayflower by Nathaniel Philbrick & r & & r & & lt;span class= & quot;dropcap & quot; & N & lt;/span & athaniel Philbrick's follow-up to In the Heart of the Sea seems to have been mistitled. If you're expecting Mayflower to tell you more about the momentous
  • Now Playing

    by Inlander Staff & r & & r & Accepted -- Steve ink's directorial debut (he was the screenwriter on John Cusack's great black comedy Grosse Point Blank) is a slight but punchy comedy of college-aged misfits that starts out strong before slipping down a greasy n
  • Five Years After

    To truly honor the victims of 9/11, we must put that day in its proper perspective.
  • Style Over Science

    by Robert Herold & r & & r & & lt;span class= & quot;dropcap & quot; & O & lt;/span & ur health board gave public health officer Dr. Kim Thorburn a most negative evaluation, as most everyone in Spokane knows by now. She awaits perhaps the same fate as our former air quality officer, who
  • Sound Advice

    by Inlander Staff & r & & r & On the Final Four Front & r & This one's for the (high school) kids. RAWK announced it's moving its Final Four to the Service Station for next year. The way-north side coffeeshop/performance joint has primarily featured Christian roc
  • CD Reviews

    by Luke Baumgarten and Darcy Caputo & r & The Thermals & lt;a href= & quot;http://click.linksynergy.com/fs-bin/stat?id=rQy1MLe70wI & amp;offerid=78941 & amp;type=3 & amp;subid=0 & amp;tmpid=1826 & amp;RD_PARM1=http%253A%252F%252Fphobos.apple.com%252FWebObjects%252FMZStore.woa%252Fwa%252FviewAlbum%2

Music & Film

  • The Shimple Life

    by Andrew Matson & r & & r & & lt;span class= & quot;dropcap & quot; & S & lt;/span & eattle, the land of a million voices, is filled with people who don't want to hear yours. That's how it seems, at least, to Ragan Crowe, arguably the front man for Seattle heavyweight rock outfit Shim.
  • Rough Guide to Chicago (the Band)

    Formed in 1967 in the Music Department of DePaul University, as cover band, the Big Thing. comprising (1) saxophone, (1) trombone, (1) trumpet, (1) guitar, (1) keyboard, (1) drum kit, and (1) bass.
  • Punt, Pass, Snore

    by Ed Symkus & r & & r & & lt;span class= & quot;dropcap & quot; & P & lt;/span & lease bear with me -- I have to get this thought out of my mind: It's hard to believe that anyone had the guts to make a movie about a guy named Vince and title it Invincible. It's enough to make you ... here

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