Sunday, March 26, 2017

THIS WEEK: Alton Brown, Louie Anderson, CdA Blues Fest and more

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click to enlarge Alton Brown plays with his food Wednesday at the INB.
Alton Brown plays with his food Wednesday at the INB.

There are plenty of ways to have a great ol' time and put an end to March, so peruse our event listings and staff picks and get out there! Here's a little cheat sheet, a breakdown of some of the highlights of the week ahead:

Monday, March 27

LIVE BANDS | Some stellar rock at The Observatory to start your week, courtesy of Ice Cream, Heavy Seventeen and Balonely.

Tuesday, March 28

FILM | The New York Film Critics series continues with Salt & Fire, Werner Hertzog's look at a South American ecological disaster, screening at the Panida Theater in Sandpoint. Actor Michael Shannon will be part of the on-screen, post-show Q&A. Here's a look at the trailer:

Wednesday, March 29


WORDS | Prison writer Arthur Longworth uncovered life inside a Walla Walla prison in his book Zek: An American Prison Story, and two former inmates will read from the book at Auntie's, while Longworth joins the discussion via phone.

FOOD & DRINK | Alton Brown is back for another show at the INB. Alton Brown Live: Eat Your Science finds the TV personality and chef playing with food in incredibly interesting ways.

Thursday, March 30

LIVE BANDS | Chateau Rive, one of Spokane's finest music venues, welcomes Davina & The Vagabonds, a band blending cool classic jazz with worthy originals for a hot night out. Here's a little sample of their sound:

COMEDY | He's a long-running favorite comedian, and an Emmy winner for his role on Baskets. And tonight, he's a headliner in Spokane, performing at the Bing — it's Louie Anderson!

Friday, March 31

LIVE MUSIC | The Coeur d'Alene Blues Festival kicks off. Find a story in the new issue of the Inlander coming out Thursday, and get on over to Idaho for some blues.

Saturday, April 1

COMEDY | For one night only, the legendary Gilbert Gottfried hits Spokane for a gig at the Spokane Comedy Club.

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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...