We officially reach summer this week, and there's a bevy of entertaining activities for your consideration in our event listings and Staff Picks.
Here are some highlights of the week ahead:
Monday, June 19
LIVE BANDS | Joseph Huber brings a sparse but compelling style of Americana to the Pin! for a show on Monday. Here's a little sample:
Tuesday, June 20
FILM | The Garland Theater's summer camp series continues with a personal fave, The Lost Boys! Vampires! Kiefer! Cory and Corey! A killer soundtrack! Here's the trailer:
Wednesday, June 21
SPORTS & OUTDOORS | It's the seventh annual Summer Parkways bike ride, when several Spokane streets are closed to cars to allow easy cruising. Hop on your wheels and roll!
WORDS | David Sedaris swings by Auntie's for a reading and signing of his new collection of diary entries. If you don't have a ticket, you're too late for the reading. But you can still drop by after 8 pm and get an autograph and meet the humorist.
COMEDY | Blue Door Theatre hosts Cage Match, an improv-comedy throwdown that could result in casualties. Hopefully they'll be from laughing.
LIVE BANDS | Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Paul Simon swings by the Spokane Arena for what is sure to be a night full of monster hits. This is what we call a "nice get" for the Spokane market. Watch for a story on Simon in the new issue of the Inlander.
LIVE BANDS | If delicious garage rock is your bag, head thee to the Bartlett for Radkey tonight. The trio kills it every time. Here's a little sample:
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...