Sunday, September 17, 2017

THIS WEEK: E.T., beer festivals, Think & Drink and tons of tunes

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click to enlarge Earth, Wind & Fire headline the INB Performing Arts Center on Saturday.
Earth, Wind & Fire headline the INB Performing Arts Center on Saturday.

Monday, Sept. 18

COMMUNITY | Poet, activist and educator Dominique Christina hosts a workshop open to the public at the Jundt Art Museum on the Gonzaga campus.

Tuesday, Sept. 19

COMMUNITY | The Humanities Washington Think & Drink series kicks off another season on Spokane with a visit to the Magic Lantern and a talk about "The Divided Classroom."

FILM | Head to the Downtown Spokane Library for a free screening and panel discussion about Beyond The Wall, a documentary on U.S. incarceration practices and trends.

Wednesday, Sept. 20

FILM | Join fans nationwide in a special screening of E.T.: The Extra-Terrestrial in honor of the little guy's 35th anniversary.

Thursday, Sept. 21

BENEFIT | Artwork by homeless women and children will be on display at Terrain in the show Eye Contact, and raising money for Hope House and Crosswalk.

MUSIC | Joshua James is an incredibly talented songwriter and performer, and he'll headline The Bartlett tonight. Here's a little sample:

DRINK | Hoptoberfest kicks off at Perry Street Brewing. Huzzah!

Friday, Sept. 22

MUSIC | Big, fuzzy psych-rock is the rule with Death Valley Girls, and they'll be joined by Peru Resh and Indian Goat tonight for a show at the Big Dipper. Here's a sample of Death Valley Girls' sound:

OPERA | The Spokane Symphony and Coeur d'Alene Opera team up for Carmen, a stone classic being performed both tonight and Saturday.

BEER | The Inland Northwest Craft Beer Festival is back at Avista Stadium tonight and Saturday. Put on your drinkin' shoes!

Saturday, Sept. 23

FESTIVAL | Head to the Steam Plant today for one more music fest for the season — the Blues & Brews Festival.

MUSIC | Earth, Wind & Fire brings epic funk to the INB tonight. This is a must-see, unless you go to...

MUSIC | ... this show instead. Explosions in the Sky are glorious instrumental rock delivered in waves of sonic splendor, and you should experience them live once in your life. It's good stuff and it's happening at the Knitting Factory tonight.

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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...