Pin It
Favorite

Buzz Bin 

Verse in Silence


The institute that commemorates Thomas Merton (1915-68; author of The Seven Storey Mountain) has given awards for contemplative poetry for the past nine years. Out of 1,200 entrants this year, the winner was Laurie Klein of Deer Park, for her poem about the miraculousness of larynx surgery. Read Klein's poem and biography at www.mertoninstitute.org.





An XX-Rated Show


Oh, stop -- we're talking chromosomes. At the Spokane Women's Show this weekend at the Convention Center, you can go serious (listening to discussions of women's metabolism, body image, cardiac health, breast cancer, money management and more) or you can go light (watching dance demos, bachelor auctions or a fashion show). Visit www.SpokaneWomensShow.com or call 220-0145.





Celtic Crooneress


Tierney Sutton is beautiful, funny, Grammy-nominated (with another nom sure to follow for last month's On the Other Side) and (unlike so many performers) she sounds just as good live as she does on her CDs. Note to SJO: Bring her back!





Civic Pride


The best community theater productions this year in two states are both from our area: Lake City Playhouse's musical about a resuscitated quartet of do-wop singers, Forever Plaid, was voted best in Idaho, while Spokane Civic Theatre's musical about presidential killers, Assassins, won for Washington. They'll face off in regional competition in Tacoma on March 24-25. Break your legs, people!





Better Than the Other 12


They're a sextet (flute, clarinet, violin, cello, piano, percussion) that plays contemporary chamber music. They appeared on Osvaldo Golijov's Ayre with Dawn Upshaw, and their name derives from a Wallace Stevens poem ("Thirteen Ways ..."), so you know they're cool. They're eighth blackbird, playing UI's Admin Building in Moscow, Idaho, on Tuesday, March 20, at 7:30 pm. Tickets: $18; $15, seniors; $8, students. Visit www.eighthblackbird.com or call (208) 885-7557.





Art Energizes Suits


Interested in how the arts can revitalize a city? Marion Godfrey of the Pew Charitable Trusts tells how on Wednesday, March 21, at 11:45 am at First Pres. Ten bucks buys lunch. Visit www.spokanecityforum.org or call 777-1555.

  • Pin It

Latest in News

  • Recall and Response
  • Recall and Response

    The attempt to remove Spokane Mayor David Condon from office may be a long shot, but he isn't taking any chances
    • Aug 25, 2016
  • Shades of Black Lives
  • Shades of Black Lives

    A Spokane County detective's Facebook post about Black Lives Matter sparks debate among local law enforcement
    • Aug 25, 2016
  • Fires Hit Home
  • Fires Hit Home

    Tens of thousands of acres burn around Spokane on Sunday and Monday; plus, DOJ weighs in on concerns over bail system
    • Aug 25, 2016
  • More »

Comments

Subscribe to this thread:

Add a comment

Today | Fri | Sat | Sun | Mon | Tue | Wed
Sandemonium

Sandemonium @ Sandpoint

Sat., Aug. 27, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

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

  • 'Unreasonable Threat to Life and Property'

    Spokane's rental housing has problems, but landlord and tenant groups are split on a solution
    • Aug 11, 2016
  • 'End of Story'

    Condon administration aims to close the controversial Frank Straub chapter — but last week's scathing report has irrevocably changed the narrative
    • Aug 4, 2016
  • More »

Readers also liked…

  • A New Voice
  • A New Voice

    The Black Lens, continues Spokane's long tradition of African-American publications
    • Jan 21, 2015
  • Priced Out
  • Priced Out

    Spokane rents aren't as bad as in some other cities, but tell that to people spending more than half of their income on housing
    • May 6, 2015

© 2016 Inlander
Website powered by Foundation