Pin It
Favorite

For Your Consideration 

New looks, a stunning documentary and Bon Iver is back

click to enlarge artsculture4-1-560ae4f08ed27cc9.jpg

FASHION | I'll bet you're bored of the skinny jeans and boots and infinity scarves. You want something new for this year's fall/winter wardrobe; that's where the LISA SAYS GAH website can inspire. Based in San Francisco, Lisa Williams and her team's take on fashion will not only make you wish you made a whole lot more money, but also give you courage to embrace high-waisted pants, turtlenecks, wide-leg jeans, slip dresses and chunky heels. The site features a shop full of up-and-coming designers, fashion industry interviews and an inspirational blog.



click to enlarge artsculture4-2-b988c4914face19f.jpg

DOCUMENTARY | The opening film of this year's New York Film Festival was the first documentary ever to kick off that event. The film, 13TH, takes a hard look at mass incarceration in the United States. Directed by Ava DuVernay (Selma), the film is peppered with tough archival footage as well as interviews, taking us from the end of slavery in this country (achieved through the 13th Amendment) to the present. As the film explains, the U.S. accounts for 5 percent of the world's population, but 25 percent of its prisoners, 40 percent of whom are African American men. DuVernay confronts the issue head on, looking for answers. The documentary premieres Friday on Netflix and already has significant Oscar buzz.

click to enlarge artsculture4-3-3738555d59d77c62.jpg

ALBUM | There's something about Bon Iver's music that makes you want to cry or scream, even though you often can't understand the falsetto-sung lyrics. With 22, A MILLION, frontman Justin Vernon goes even more experimental than his previous two efforts, turning the Auto-Tune up to 100. Five years after his Grammy-winning, self-titled effort, he's still contemplative — the record opens with the words "It might be over soon" — but with the addition of technological stops and stutters throughout. The result is an absolutely astounding soundscape. Kanye West recently called Vernon his "favorite living artist;" he didn't make a bad choice.

  • Pin It

Speaking of For Your Consideration

Latest in Arts & Culture

  • The Newcomers
  • The Newcomers

    Gonzaga has hit gold in the transfer market this season
    • Jan 18, 2017
  • Earthly Delights
  • Earthly Delights

    A new local business brings indoor gardening and the terrarium trend to Spokane
    • Jan 18, 2017
  • BOOK | <i>HOP KING</i>
  • BOOK | HOP KING

    One tasty bit of Washington history
    • Jan 18, 2017
  • More »

Comments

Subscribe to this thread:

Add a comment

Today | Tue | Wed | Thu | Fri | Sat | Sun
Real and Implied

Real and Implied @ Prichard Art Gallery

Tuesdays-Saturdays. Continues through Jan. 28

All of today's events | Staff Picks

More by Laura Johnson

Most Commented On

Top Tags in
Culture & Food

Food


for your consideration


last word


Culture


Beer


Readers also liked…

  • Parallel Parking
  • Parallel Parking

    The drive in Spokane to build parks that fit into parking spaces
    • Jul 15, 2015
  • In the Spotlight
  • In the Spotlight

    ESPN is coming to town to let the world know about Hoopfest
    • Jun 24, 2015

© 2017 Inlander
Website powered by Foundation