The Spokane Pride Parade and Festival is on Saturday.
A big week ahead, full of worthy entertainment you can find in our event listings and Staff Picks. Here are just some of the few highlights:
Monday, June 5
MUSIC | Spokane Falls Community College kicks off a series of
concerts from its music programs
with a show from its concert band tonight (catch the choir on Tuesday, jazz and world drumming on Thursday and the school orchestra June 12.
Tuesday, June 6
Mommy Long Legs, Phlegm Fatale and S1ugs
combine to kick up a mighty Tuesday show at The Observatory.
FILM | The Garland Theater's summer camp film series hosts a classic —
! Tonight at 7.
is the Black Sabbath-loving tribute led by longtime Ozzy Osbourne guitarist and Black Label Society leader Zakk Wylde. It's going to be heavy at The Pin!
Wednesday, June 7
WORDS | Get into the wonders of Northwest veggies with
author Kim O'Donnel and local author Kate Lebo
, both foodies of the highest order, in conversation at Auntie's.
MUSIC | Surfer Blood makes beautiful music out of some tragic circumstances, and you can read
with frontman J.P. Pitts before their
show at The Bartlett
. Here's a little sample:
specializes in death-defying stunts and magic, and you should
read our story about the man
before checking out his show at The Fox.
Def Leppard deserves your respect
, dammit! They're
headlining Spokane Arena
, joined by Poison and Tesla.
Thursday, June 8
THEATER | Gonzaga and Terrain team up for a production of
Waiting for Godot
at the Washington Cracker Co. Building.
THEATER | The Spokane Civic hosts the
29th Playwrights' Forum Festival
starting tonight, and you can enjoy four one-act shows in one night.
Friday, June 9
COMEDY | Standup comic
takes over the Spokane Comedy Club for the weekend, so consider the Friday night shows a solid warmup for Pride on Saturday.
kicks off a weekend of awesome tunes and good times in Browne's Addition today. Wear sunscreen, day drinkers!
WORDS | It's a
Willow Springs Books Fundraiser
at The Bartlett, featuring authors Sam Ligon, Laura Read, Kate Lebo and Maya Zeller reading from Willow Springs books.
Saturday, June 10
COMMUNITY | It's
Spokane Pride 2017
day! Get downtown for the parade and all-day party.