Sunday, March 12, 2017

THIS WEEK: Local album releases, Pi Day, St. Paddy's for real and more

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click to enlarge Locals Dry and Dusty host an album-release show on Wednesday.
Locals Dry and Dusty host an album-release show on Wednesday.

A world of opportunities are out there awaiting your entertainment dollar, and you can find them in our event listings and staff picks. Here are some highlights of the week ahead:

Monday, March 13

FOOD & DRINK | Step up your brunch game in time for spring and Easter, Mother's Day and graduation season with the March Baking Class: Best Brunch at Batch Bakeshop.


Tuesday, March 14

LIVE MUSIC | Local Pavlov hosts a release party for their new cassette at The Observatory, where they'll play along with Toner and Smiley. Stay tuned for word on the 8-track release.

COMMUNITY | It's Pi Day (3/14, get it?) and among the many celebrations around town, Spark Central seems to have the widest array of activities for you 3.14 freaks.

Wednesday, March 15


BENEFIT | Ferris High's annual fundraiser Ham on Regal comedy show starts its push through the weekend tonight with a lot of laughs revolving around the theme "When Pigs Fly."

LIVE BANDS | Dry and Dusty are hosting an album release show at The Observatory, delivering some rootsy tunes along with Jenny Anne Mannan and Ripe Mangoes.

COMEDY | 13 local comics doing short sets in one burst at The Bartlett: That's the name of the game for the Spokane Comedy Mixtape Live Recording.

LIVE BANDS | Portland metal dudes Red Fang headline a show at The Pin! that should be as epic as their videos, like this one:

LIVE BANDS | Joseph is a sister act of glorious harmonies and will be joined by Windoe at the Knit tonight. Pretty much the exact opposite show as Red Fang.

Thursday, March 16


COMEDY | Comedian Felipe Esparza hits the Spokane Comedy Club for a weekend full of funny from the longtime standup.

LIVE BANDS | The Bartlett hosts a whole lotta local talent tonight, with The Holy Broke, Anna Tivel and Tyler Aker all taking the stage.

Friday, March 17

VISUAL ARTS | The Little Dog Gallery is hosting a St. Paddy's Day Artist Reception to go with its Gaelic-themed show on display in the shop. And I have it on good authority there's a St. Paddy's Pub Crawl through the Garland bars that night, so get to it!

LIVE BANDS | Country megastar Eric Church heads to Spokane for a headlining gig at the Arena.

Saturday, March 18

COMMUNITY | Explore the world of Asian percussion with an Open House: Taiko Japanese Drumming at the Spokane Kendo Club.

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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 and The Oregonian. He grew up across the country in an Air Force family and studied at...