Monday, April 19, 2010
Tonight, the Inland Northwest Center for Writers shines. At 7 pm at the Glover Mansion, 321 W. Eighth Ave., listen to readings by Eastern Washington University faculty, both poetry and prose, by Christopher Howell, Jonathon Johnson, Sam Ligon, Greg Spatz, Rachel Toor and Nance Van Winckel.
Tuesday brings literary flicks and documentaries at the Magic Lantern. You heard the writers; now see their films. A film with Michelle Pfeiffer and Renee Zellweger, based on Janet Fitch's White Oleander, screens on Tuesday at 5 pm, followed by the Richard Russo-written Twilight (not the one with vampires, but the one with real actors in it: Paul Newman, Gene Hackman and Susan Sarandon. $7 for one; $10 for both. And then, at 7:15 pm on Tuesday, also at the M.L., two docs will be shown: Prayer in America and Anna Lappe's What's on Your Plate?
Wednesday night at the Fox, Get Lit concludes with the poetry slam/Katrina/jazz mashup offered by Patricia Smith and local jazzers like Todd DelGiudice, Don Goodwin and Rob Tapper. $20; free for students.