Sunday, July 9, 2017

THIS WEEK: Roger Rabbit, Rendezvous in the Park, KYRS birthday show & more

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click to enlarge Who Framed Roger Rabbit? screens at The Bing Monday night.
Who Framed Roger Rabbit? screens at The Bing Monday night.

We have a pretty epic week of entertaining options ahead, so peruse our event listings and Staff Picks to find some fun. Or check out my handy cheat-sheet below:

Monday, July 10

FILM | Get thee out to the Bing for a screening of an under-appreciated modern classic, Who Framed Roger Rabbit? Seeing it on the big screen will be a treat, and you'll get an introduction by our very own film editor Nathan Weinbender. Here's the trailer in case you've forgotten this gem:

Tuesday, July 11

OUTDOORS | One great way to cool off is to hit the river or lake in a kayak. REI is hosting a free Kayaking Basics course tonight, so even if you've never tried it, you'll be in good shape.

FOOD | Clover is hosting its third annual Crab Boil tonight, so let them do all the work for dinner and get into some delicious crustacean, yo.

Wednesday, July 12

LIVE BANDS | Matchbox Twenty and Counting Crows are co-headlining a tour sure to include all their massive hits from the '90s. Read our analysis of how these bands are stilling playing arenas before you go.

Thursday, July 13

LIVE BANDS | Even if you don't know bluegrass, Chatham County Line are easy to fall in love with. The North Carolina band write killer tunes, and deliver them with some incredible instrumental prowess. Throw in that the gig is at Chateau Rive in the basement of the Flour Mill building, and you have the makings of an amazing show. Here's a taste of the band:

Friday, July 14

FESTIVAL | It's the 62nd Annual Porsche Parade at the Spokane Convention Center. You'll find myself there fantasizing about Risky Business.

FESTIVAL | Rendezvous in the Park takes over Moscow's East City Park this weekend, and includes performances by JJ Grey and Mofro tonight, and Paul Thorn on Saturday.

LIVE BANDS | Lyle Lovett brings his large band to Spokane for a show at The Fox. He's always a treat, full of great stories between songs. And that Large Band is smoking.

LIVE BANDS | Hell of a show at The Observatory tonight, featuring Whiskey Dick Mountain, Silver Treason and The Riff Brokers.

LIVE BANDS | Same goes at Baby Bar, where you can catch Tabor Mountain, Bandit Train and the Dancing Plague of 1518.

Saturday, July 15

OUTDOORS | Join the Lands Council for the 5th Annual Old Growth Hike, where you'll see the area of old-growth trees on the west side of Mt. Spokane and learn about the proposed new ski trails on the mountain.

LIVE BANDS | KYRS celebrates its birthday with a killer one-two punch of Nic Armstrong & The Thieves and Pine League, playing at Big Dipper.

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Metaline Falls Bigfoot Festival @ Metaline Falls

Sat., June 25, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. and Sun., June 26, 10 a.m.-3 p.m.
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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...