Monday, October 27, 2014

WHAT'S UP TODAY? Mascot controversy, country crooning and the Columbia River

Posted By on Mon, Oct 27, 2014 at 10:37 AM

Looking for a way to jump-start your week after working this weekend? Or maybe hoping to keep a wild weekend going into overtime? We have what you need, thanks to the astounding amount of events available on our website everyday. Our staff even carefully selects some Staff Picks to help you focus. 

If all that seems like too much work, we're here to help. Here are some highlights we found among the events for Monday, Oct. 27: 

WORDS | Cornel Pewewardy is a Native American professor at Portland State University who challenges his students to think about culture identity and history. Tonight, he visits Gonzaga for a free lecture and discussion about "Why Society Can't Ignore Indian Mascots." It starts at 7 p.m. and should make for some fine counter-programming to watching the Washington Redskins on Monday Night Football

SPORTS & OUTDOORS | Climber and outdoor adventurer John Rosskelley is hosting a little party and discussion of his new book, Paddling the Columbia, which tracks a trip from the headwaters to the Pacific Ocean. Of course, you already knew that from reading our weekly Outlander blog

MUSIC | If country music is your thing, you've got it tonight at the Martin Woldson Theater at the Fox, courtesy of Chase Rice, playing with Old Dominion. Here's a taste: 

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Dan Nailen

Dan Nailen is the managing editor of the Inlander, where he oversees coverage of arts and culture. He's previously written and edited for The Salt Lake Tribune, Salt Lake City Weekly, Missoula Independent, Salt Lake Magazine, The Oregonian and KUER-FM. He grew up seeing the country in an Air Force family and studied...