Fleet Foxes headline the Knitting Factory on Tuesday.
There are a whole lotta ways to enjoy the spring, even when it's raining, and you can find them in our event listings and Staff Picks. Here are some highlights of the week ahead:
Monday, May 15
FILM | '80s kid-buddy classic Stand By Me screens at The Bing, hosted by our very own film editor Nathan Weinbender. If you haven't seen the Rob Reiner flick in a while, this is a perfect way to revisit — on the big screen. Here's a reminder of the goodness:
LIVE BANDS | The Summer Cannibals totally killed the last time they came through, opening for the Thermals. Their rock is oh-so-headline-worthy, and they'll do just that at the Bartlett, joined by locals Itchy Kitty and Peru Rush. Here's a taste of Summer Cannibals:
COMMUNITY | Take a stroll along the Spokane River with Riverkeeper Jerry White, and get inspired to write some poetry about our city's lifeblood through this Spark Central program.
LIVE BANDS | Fleet Foxes return after an extended hiatus, and people clearly have been jonesing for the folk-rockers' tunes; their show at the Knitting Factory is close to selling out. Wednesday, May 17
COMMUNITY | Get a job! KHQ hosts a big ol' job fair today at the Spokane Convention Center.
Thursday, May 18
LIVE BANDS | This fall's Tinnabulation music fest is hosting a lineup announcement party at the Red Room Lounge, including live sets by The Fame Riot and Folkinception.
FILM | It's another killer Suds & Cinema, this time featuring the classic This Is Spinal Tap, along with tasty beers, free Brain Freeze ice cream and more, all at the Garland.
Friday, May 19
LIVE BANDS | Local singer/songwriter Kori Ailene celebrates the release of her new CD with a show at the Bartlett.
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...