COMMUNITY | Current president got ya down? I hear ya. Join some like-minded folks at the Resist Trump: Community Meet-Up and learn how to get involved locally to take your mind off the national madness.
Wednesday, Feb. 1
FOOD & DRINK | The folks at Bellweather Brewing are going really old school with Gruitfest, one night dedicated to old beer styles that don't rely on hops. Read our story about the festival, and go thirsty.
WORDS | High school poets from the area throw down at Poetry Out Loud, an event sponsored by Get Lit! that will select two area kids to move on to a competition in Tacoma. It's at the Bartlett, and it's free.
FILM | The Spokane Symphony plays along to provide the soundtrack to a screening of the classic old Phantom of the Opera. Pictures of Lon Chaney from this flick used to scare the hell out of me when I was a kid.
Saturday, Feb. 4
LIVE BANDS | Belt of Vapor plays a reunion show at The Observatory, joined by Monuments and Dark White Light. Here's a clip of what Spokane's been missing the last couple years:
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...