Tuesday, February 17, 2015

Engaging talk, trick shots and an updated Shrew

Posted By on Tue, Feb 17, 2015 at 10:05 AM

Getting back to work after a long weekend? That can be rough. Better check out our event listings and Staff Picks for something fun to do. 

Here are some highlights for Tuesday, Feb. 17: 

WORDS | Humanities Washington regularly hosts community discussions that are engaging, entertaining and educating. A recent stop for the series in Spokane was recounted in our most-recent Distilled column, and tonight the organization is back to Lindamen's Gourmet Bistro for a discussion called "From Smoke Signals to Aladdin: Race in Film." 

SPORTS & OUTDOORS | Cue up "Sweet Georgia Brown"! The Harlem Globetrotters drop by Spokane Arena for a night of family-friend fun, trick shots and hijinks victimizing (in a fun way) their long-suffering opponents the Washington Generals. 

FILM | It's Totally Tubular Tuesday at the Garland Theater, this week featuring Heath Ledger in one of his first big roles in 10 Things I Hate About You. The "modern" take on Taming of the Shrew was not too shabby, and also included Joseph Gordon-Leavitt and Julia Stiles in its cast. Here's a look: 

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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...