Pin It
Favorite

Buzz Bin 

The Sound of Your Voice


Luke Barats and Joe Bereta are at it again on YouTube, this time lip-synching over footage of chicken-dancing at a Barenaked Ladies concert in Everett and several snips of those Diet-Coke-and-Mentos pseudo-scientists at work. Plus some cheap but cool animation of Barenaked album covers. Visit www.YouTube.com.





Tell a Man About Bach


The Bach Festival closed on a, well, festive note Sunday in the august Elizabethan Room at the Davenport. Guest soloists Olav Chris Henriksen on lute and Mark Kroll on harpsichord each took turns displaying their virtuosity on pieces by Weiss and Bach, bracketing a coffee-and-brownies intermission. The gracious afternoon concluded with Henriksen and Kroll being joined by cellist John Marshall for a finale by Telemann. The Blue Nuns in attendance enjoyed the show -- as did everyone else.





Can't Take Me Out


Your erudite and debonair arts editor may have committed a teensy gaffe the other night. It was his very first time inside Walt Worthy's new Davenport Tower, you see. He strolled up to a receptionist's station behind which were five -- count 'em, five -- helpful Davenport employees. "Can you tell me where the Safari Room is?" Five smiles froze, just perceptibly. "Yes, sir," answered one woman after a slight lull. She made a helpful gesture. "This is it."





Two minutes later, I noticed what was written in foot-tall letters on the front of the podium where she and I had been standing: "SAFARI ROOM."


Oh.





Pride of Iolani


When you watch Coug basketball action in big games against the Ducks (Feb. 24) and the Bruins (March 1), look for shooting guard Derrick Low. That ankle-to-hip tattoo of his caught ESPN's attention this week, and it'll be a water-cooler topic, so here's a primer. A communications major, Low hit the books and took a test before deciding on a design that would communicate his Hawaiian heritage. The water symbol is for his Tahitian ancestors, while the triangles denote passages among the Hawaiian Islands. And the sharks? There are a few in his homeland's waters, and there's at least one playing for WSU whenever Low is on the court.

  • Pin It

Latest in News

  • OK, Hold Your Nose
  • OK, Hold Your Nose

    Everything you need to know before Election Day
    • Sep 22, 2016
  • Base of Support
  • Base of Support

    Polling local leaders and opinion-makers about presidential politics
    • Sep 22, 2016
  • The Messenger
  • The Messenger

    Local leaders weigh in on how Donald Trump's campaign has impacted racism in America
    • Sep 22, 2016
  • More »

Comments

Subscribe to this thread:

Add a comment

Today | Mon | Tue | Wed | Thu | Fri | Sat
Sculpting Mammoth Animals with Peter Thomas

Sculpting Mammoth Animals with Peter Thomas @ Northwest Museum of Arts & Culture

Sun., Sept. 25 and Sun., Oct. 2

All of today's events | Staff Picks

More by n/a

  • Iron Upgrade
  • Iron Upgrade

    The new one is smart and funny and action-packed, and it’s bigger and better and sleeker. And Downey does it again, this time ramping up Stark’s arrogant wisecracking, telling anyone who’ll listen (mostly women) that, via the creation of his powerful Iron Man suit, he’s brought years of uninterrupted peace to the world.
    • May 12, 2010
  • Seeing Gay
  • Seeing Gay

    A festival showing GLBT from all angles
    • Nov 9, 2009
  • Get Out the Vote
  • Get Out the Vote

    With all the uncertainty in the world these days, hot wings and cold beer are two things we can get behind
    • Nov 9, 2009
  • More »

Most Commented On

  • To Kill the Black Snake

    Historic all-tribes protest at Standing Rock is meant to stop the destruction of the earth for all
    • Sep 8, 2016
  • Murrow's Nightmare

    Debate moderators need to be much more than an onstage prop to make our democracy work
    • Sep 15, 2016
  • More »

Top Tags in
News & Comment

election 2016


trail mix


BRIEFS


green zone


marijuana


Readers also liked…

© 2016 Inlander
Website powered by Foundation