Monday, June 8, 2015

THIS WEEK: Suds & Cinema, Spokane Pride, Emerge Art Show and more

Posted By on Mon, Jun 8, 2015 at 10:41 AM

The temperatures are soaring, but it's still hard to resist the allure of the outdoors. Thankfully, our event listings and Staff Picks offer plenty of options both indoors and out for your consideration. 

Here's a look ahead at some of the highlights for the week of June 8: 

Tuesday, June 9
FILM/COMMUNITY | The Spokane Drive-In Movies series gets underway Tuesday night with a screening of the utterly charming Big Hero 6, the 2015 Oscar winner for Best Animated Film. 
Wednesday, June 10
FILM | It's another edition of the Inlander's Suds & Cinema, and this time we're showcasing one of the best comedies of the '80s in National Lampoon's Vacation. There will be beer from Steam Plant Brewing Co., ice cream from Brain Freeze, and a lot of sweet air-conditioning inside the Bing. Here's a look at the film: 
WORDS | Dr. Steven Gahn is a renowned mountaineer and climate scientist, and he'll be visiting the Spokane Valley Library to discuss "Why We Should Save the World's Frozen Water." 

COMMUNITY | The Girls Pint Out, a national organization of craft beer for women, is hosting a meetup of its Spokane chapter at The Backyard. 

Thursday, June 11
LIVE BANDS | Spokane's own Too Slim and the Taildraggers unplug their instruments for a special show at The Bing. 

COMEDY | nYne hosts Spokane PFLAG Comedy Night, with comedians Doug Dawson, Ying Vigilan, Rob Twohy, Adrian Balderson, Nick Theisen and volunteers from The Blue Door Theater all performing.

Friday, June 12
VISUAL ARTS | Sherman Avenue in downtown Coeur d'Alene will feature an array of up-and-coming artists at the Emerge Art Show, featuring artists who have not had major solo shows — yet. 

FILM | Aspiring filmmakers take center stage, er, screen at the AMC River Park Square as The Best of EWU Film is showcased. 

Saturday, June 13
SPORTS & OUTDOORS | It's Idaho Free Fishing Day, allowing all residents and non-residents to cast a line in Idaho's waters. 

COMMUNITY | Spokane Pride 2015 includes a parade followed by a festival at Riverfront Park. 

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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...