Tuesday, March 3, 2015

Stirring African sounds, powerful Hispanic filmmaking, and a celebration of Papa

Posted By on Tue, Mar 3, 2015 at 10:01 AM

The temp is a bit colder today, but the sun is shining and all manner of good times are beckoning if you take the time to peruse our extensive event listings and Staff Picks

As I look through them, these events caught my eye for Tuesday, March 3: 

LIVE BANDS | Decades later, most Americans still know Ladysmith Black Mambazo for the group's efforts on Paul Simon's Graceland album, and with good reason. That album was arguably the high point of Simon's long, illustrious career, and the African vocalists were a major reason why. But Ladysmith has decades of music of their own that's well worth hearing, and you'll get to do just that tonight at The Bing. Here's a bit of what you'll hear: 
WORDS | Come to Papa! It's opening day for this year's Hemingway Festival at the University of Idaho, featuring all manner of discussions and readings revolving around the enduring appeal of Ernest Hemingway's work. 

FILM | There will be a free screening of Mosquita Y Mari at the EWU Riverpoint Campus tonight at 6 pm, followed by a Q&A with filmmaker Aurora Guerrero. Here's a trailer for the film: 

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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...