• Issue Archive for
  • Nov 29 - Dec 5, 2007
  • Vol. 15, No. 7

News & Comment

  • Book Review

    by ANN M. COLFORD & r & & r & Here If You Need Me & r & by Kate Braestrup & r & & r & & lt;span class= & quot;dropcap & quot; & D & lt;/span & eath is a sacred but messy business. Those whose work brings them in frequent and intimate contact with the physical details of death -- cops, medical wo
  • Opening Films

    by INLANDER STAFF & r & & r & AWAKE & r & & r & It's a really bad sign when a movie delays its release for an entire year. It's even worse when, a month before the film goes wide, there's not even a trailer to be watched. That's the story with Awake. All we know is
  • Upscale Pizza

    by DOUG NADVORNICK & r & & r & & lt;span class= & quot;dropcap & quot; & M & lt;/span & y first memories of pizza are connected to a box -- not a pizza delivery box, but a box of Geno's Pizza mix. We'd open the bag of powdered crust mix, add water and stretch the sticky mess to fit our b
  • A Different Voice

    by MICHAEL BOWEN & r & & r & & lt;span class= & quot;dropcap & quot; & F & lt;/span & or a dozen years, a wealthy matron in New York City, convinced that she had a voice suited for opera when she really didn't, hired herself an accompanist and rented ballrooms and concert halls so she c
  • Now Playing

    by THE INLANDER & r & & r & ACROSS THE UNIVERSE & r & & r & Julie Taymor's phantasmagorical musical takes almost three dozen Beatles songs, shapes a story from their lyrics to present a spin through the '60s, complete with an anti-war stance and lotsa drugs. (ES) R
  • Recently Reviewed

    The Inlander Staff & r & & r & STILOS & r & & r & Stilos is an architectural dream with Craftsman-style windows, wall-to-wall woodwork, a rock fireplace, and well-appointed design details like the geometric and floral motif on the ceiling. Expect no pseudo-multinat
  • Riverpoint on a Roll

    By BRIAN L. PITCHER & r & & r & & lt;span class= & quot;dropcap & quot; & A & lt;/span & steady drumbeat of progress sounds on the Riverpoint Campus, the heart of the University District, and it is not only the sounds of construction. Star scholars, growing companies, millions of dolla
  • DVD Review

    The Lives of Others & r & & r & by BEN KROMER & r & & r & & lt;span class= & quot;dropcap & quot; & T & lt;/span & o hear people talk, one might conclude that the most memorable thing about George Orwell's 1984 was Big Brother's constant citizen surveillance. In the totalitarian reality of t
  • Musical Chairs

    by JOEL SMITH & r & & r & & lt;span class= & quot;dropcap & quot; & W & lt;/span & hile Mary Verner laid her hand on the Bible and took her position as Spokane's 43rd mayor on Tuesday, there remained some question as to how -- and how quickly -- her former colleagues would fill her old co
  • Fresh & amp;amp; Tasty

    SPIRITS & r & & r & Slow Fly & r & & r & Slow Food Spokane River plans another event Tuesday, teaming up with Latah Bistro to taste the newly released products of DRY FLY DISTILLING, Washington's first grain distillery since Prohibition. Latah's Chef David Blaine h
  • Green Fear

    By PAUL K. HAEDER & r & & r & & lt;span class= & quot;dropcap & quot; & S & lt;/span & ee if you think the following statement is worthy of gunshots to the head: "I don't want to flee, nor do I want to abandon the battle of these farmers who live without any protection in the forest. Th
  • Test-Driving the Fox

    by MICHAEL BOWEN & r & & r & & lt;span class= & quot;dropcap & quot; & T & lt;/span & he acoustics at the Fox will change the way audiences listen and musicians play -- and Musical Director Eckart Preu, still unsure of the results, is thoroughly enjoying the experimental break-in stage.
  • The Player

    by MARTY DEMAREST & r & & r & Tony Hawk's Proving Ground & r & Rated Teen; XBox 360, Wii, PS3, PS2 & r & 4 Stars & r & & r & I started out as a forgettable inner-city hoodlum, rolling my skateboard across the cracked asphalt of the neglected parts of Philadelphia, jumpin
  • Jazzical Music

    by MICHAEL BOWEN & r & & r & & lt;span class= & quot;dropcap & quot; & L & lt;/span & ocal artist labors over a complex work for more than a year, then premieres it at a local venue -- a musical composition unlike any other, performed by its creator. Something one-of-a-kind, and not from
  • Take Two

    My Kid Could Paint That & r & & r & by LUKE BAUMGARTEN & r & & r & & lt;span class= & quot;dropcap & quot; & "H & lt;/span & elp me, Daddy," says 5-year-old Marla Olmstead. "Either help me or tell me it's finished." Bent over a canvas she's been painting on for a few hours (with brushes, spa
  • Buzz Bin

    by MICHAEL BOWEN & r & & r & Round One for Knockout & r & & r & On Saturday at 7:30 pm at CenterStage, join the release-party revelry for the new literary magazine. Poets Carol Guess (Love Is a Map I Must Not Set on Fire) and Kimberly Lambright will read -- check ou
  • Remote Possibilities

    by BEN KROMER & r & & r & Nip/Tuck & r & & r & (FX, Tuesdays, Fridays and/or Sundays, 10 and 11pm) & r & & r & & lt;span class= & quot;dropcap & quot; & I & lt;/span & hated Nip/Tuck from the very beginning, but I had to watch a half-dozen episodes before I could pin down the specific reason. I'
  • CD Reviews

    & & THE HIVES & r & & r & The Black and White Album & r & & r & 3 Stars & & & r & & r & The Hives do what they do quite well, but this characteristic can be a bad thing. Well, not bad, just limiting. On The Black and White Album, the band's third release, things sound mo
  • Council Cool on Camping

    by MICK LLOYD-OWEN & r & & r & & lt;span class= & quot;dropcap & quot; & A & lt;/span & proposal by homeless advocate Dave Bilsland to relocate a "tent city," now on a private lot in northeast Spokane, to one of several alternate locations met a chilly reception at City Hall last week
  • Hillary Fatigue

    Where is her support? It must be there; all the polls report that it is, but where? Who? No
  • Swamp Thing

    by LUKE BAUMGARTEN & r & & r & & lt;span class= & quot;dropcap & quot; & I & lt;/span & t's exactly 11:12 pm and our photographer's wasted. No one at the tavern seems to notice this breach of professionalism because, frankly, everyone else is tanked too. Including me, if I'm honest with
  • Tuscan Tussle

    by DOUG NADVORNICK & r & & r & & lt;span class= & quot;dropcap & quot; & H & lt;/span & omeowners who live above the site of a proposed condo project will make a plea to the city council Thursday to stop the project, to be built on the hill below the intersection of 57th Avenue and Hatc
  • Sound Advice

    Thursday, 11/29 Bluz at the Bend, Sammy Eubanks The Blvd., Mychildren Mybride, Catherine, Oh, Sleeper, Every Bridge Burned Caterina Winery, Shannon Curtis, Mark Ward,
  • Bomb Garden

    by LUKE BAUMGARTEN & r & & r & Radioheading Other Media & r & & r & In some ways, Paste Magazine is a lot like Radiohead. It has intelligent, thoughtful content that's consistently better than its contemporaries. It's driven less by external competition than a dogg
  • July 4 Protests End Quietly

    by KEVIN TAYLOR & r & & r & & lt;span class= & quot;dropcap & quot; & A & lt;/span & remarkable display of unity among 17 young people arrested after a protest march into Riverfront Park on the Fourth of July appears to have led to a peaceful resolution of trespass and assault charges.

Music & Film

  • Toon In, Toon Out

    by MARYANN JOHANSON & r & & r & & lt;span class= & quot;dropcap & quot; & I & lt;/span & mean, of course. The sweet silliness of the collective Disney animated fairy tale landscape meets the rough reality of Noo Yawk City? Why didn't someone think of this sooner? Why didn't someone thi

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