Thursday, March 12, 2015

Old-school blues, the state of women and lots of laughs in town Thursday

Posted By on Thu, Mar 12, 2015 at 10:32 AM

A bevy of cool things are happening in and around the Inland Northwest at all times, and you can find a handy guide to them in our event listings and carefully culled Staff Picks

No time to ponder the possibilities? Here are some highlights for Thursday, March 12: 

COMEDY | If you haven't had the time to read our story about Ryan Tucker and his efforts to stage a live version of (not officially) Seinfeld, you need to do that. Tonight, his vision comes to life as Re-Run Theatre presents "The Contest." 

LIVE BANDS | If rockin' blues is your bag, daddio, then consider a trip to the Palomino Club Thursday night for Rick Estrin and the Nightcats. They've got a retro, harmonica-fueled style going on — here's a silly sample: 
WORDS | Author Julie Neuffer, who wrote Helen Andelin and the Fascinating Womanhood Movement, drops by Auntie's to discuss her writing and the state of women — a perfect evening during Women's History Month. 

COMEDY | Christopher Titus is a sneaky-funny comic, in that he finds laughs while regaling audiences with tales of a pretty rough upbringing. You might remember him from his defunct TV show, but standup is where the guy made his name. Here's a bit to consider before his show at the Knitting Factory:  

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Dan Nailen

Dan Nailen is the former editor of the Inlander. 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 at the University of Utah and University of...