Friday, November 28, 2014

WHAT'S UP TODAY? Bright lights, powerful flicks

Posted By on Fri, Nov 28, 2014 at 10:36 AM

If you're not too exhausted from your Thanksgiving festivities, or getting up early to stand in line and get your holiday consumerism on, you should consider taking a look through our extensive event listings and Staff Picks and find something to do that doesn't involve standing in line and throwing elbows over a new video game or TV. 

Here are some of the best things happening on Friday, Nov. 28: 

COMMUNITY | Tonight is the Holiday Light Show Lighting Ceremony in downtown Coeur d'Alene, a tree-lighting ceremony in Sandpoint, as well as the Spokane Winter Glow Spectacular and holiday lighting ceremony. This would be a good time to mention you should check out The Inlander's brand-spanking-new Holiday Guide, full of tips for making the most of your holiday season. 

FILM | We're at the end of Spokane's November celebration of Native Heritage Month, but there are still some ways to get involved, including two screenings of Drunktown's Finest at The Bing on Friday. The directorial debut of Sydney Freeland, a Native American from New Mexico, the 2014 Sundance Film Festival selection incorporates the stories of three young people struggling with growing up on a reservation. Here's a look at the trailer: 

VISUAL ARTS | The students of the Spokane Art School have a bunch of brand-new, hand-made holiday ornaments for you to check out, or buy, starting today. 

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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...