We're just a week away from the official start of summer, and Spokane's kids are about to be unleashed upon the city as the school year ends. Better start making plans using our event listings and Staff Picks.
Here are some highlights of the week ahead:
Monday, June 13
COMEDY | A series of "Lush in Space" events kicks off with some serious laughs at The Observatory, courtesy of Hail Sagan! trivia, followed by local comedy troupe The Ditch Kids.
Tuesday, June 14
WORDS | He's smart, he's hip, he's famous and he's here to drop some knowledge on your ass. Neil deGrasse Tyson drops by the INB for a show dubbed "An Astrophysicist Goes to the Movies." If you take the science in your favorite flicks seriously, you probably want to skip this. If you want to be entertained and enlightened at the same time, read our story and check out the show.
LIVE BANDS | A mighty fine show goes down at The Observatory, featuring Seattle rockers The Wild Lips along with locals The Smokes and Jan Francisco (two of our 2016 Bands to Watch at one show!).
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...