Pin It
Favorite

For Your Consideration 

click to enlarge ArtsCulture4-1.jpg

BAND This band has been dominating my headspace for weeks now and it hasn't gotten the least bit annoying. HOUNDMOUTH is an Indiana-based quartet that seems to have combined all the best elements of the past decade's buzz bands. They've got the soulful backbone of Alabama Shakes, the reverb of My Morning Jacket and a handle on country-tinged songwriting that puts actual country acts to shame. Their debut album, From The Hills Below The City, has been out for a year now, but festival appearances featuring their bombastic live shows have gained them some momentum this summer. Check out "On The Road" for an introduction.


click to enlarge ArtsCulture4-2.jpg

TV I like this idea: Take a super-complicated yet popular novel and adapt it not into a movie, but a TV series. I like the execution of that idea when it's THE LEFTOVERS on HBO; not so much with Stephen King's Under the Dome on CBS. Damon Lindelof, the guy who pissed a lot of people off with the last few seasons of Lost, is at the helm here, adapting Tom Perrotta's novel about a small town coping with the aftermath of two percent of the world's population mysteriously disappearing a few years earlier. Now, people are breaking off into weird cults, including one that encourages chain-smoking, and a small-town police chief has to try to keep it all together while battling his own demons. It's some spooky stuff.


click to enlarge ArtsCulture4-3.jpg

BEER | Make the trek out into the netherlands of east-central Spokane and you'll find Iron Goat Brewing making some of the best beers in the state, in an unsuspectingly cool spot in the shadows of old grain elevators. This summer, I recommend you join me in obsessing over their LAWN MOWER ISA. It's a low-alcohol take on an IPA, with a light, crisp finish that goes perfectly with their sun-drenched patio and something from whatever food truck is parked outside. If there's such a thing as hot weather craft beer, this is it.

  • Pin It

Latest in Arts & Culture

  • Fear and the Faithful
  • Fear and the Faithful

    Into the heart of the NCAA tournament over three days in Seattle
    • Mar 25, 2015
  • Bringing it Home
  • Bringing it Home

    The Gonzaga women make a Cinderella run that brings them to Spokane for the Sweet 16
    • Mar 25, 2015
  • Ascending Artist: Brian Houghton
  • Ascending Artist: Brian Houghton

    How one still-evolving artist learned not to be constrained by conventions
    • Mar 25, 2015
  • More »

Comments

Subscribe to this thread:

Add a comment

Today | Wed | Thu | Fri | Sat | Sun | Mon
Clue: The Musical

Clue: The Musical @ Spokane Civic Theatre

Thursdays-Sundays. Continues through April 12

All of today's events | Staff Picks

More by Mike Bookey

Most Commented On

  • The Java Experience

    Caffé Affogato brings Italian-style coffees to Saranac Commons
    • Mar 11, 2015
  • Refresh and Refocus

    A forced relocation was an opportunity for Madeleine's to hone its style, food and service
    • Mar 25, 2015
  • More »

© 2015 Inlander
Website powered by Foundation