Check out an art show and benefit featuring Cats & Wieners at Resurrection Records on First Friday.
Ah, the sweet smell of spring. Gotta love it, right? Lots to do outdoors now that's it's warm (when it's not raining) and lots to do indoors, too. Find something to do in our event listings and Staff Picks.
COMMUNITY | If you have kids in your house enjoying spring break this week, how about signing them up for Kid's Spring Break Cooking Camp at Second Harvest?
Tuesday, April 3
FUNK | Tower of Power is celebrating 50(!) years with their current tour, and it's hard to go wrong when you listen to their funky stuff. Do it at the Fox tonight.
COMMUNITY | North Idaho College hosts a talk on being "Connected in a Divided World." Venerable Thubten Chodron, founder and abbess of Sravasti Abbey, the Buddhist monastery near Newport, Washington, is featured.
MUSIC | Soccer Mommy is getting great buzz for her new album, Clean, and with good reason. It's a tasty slab of indie-rock. We talked to Sophie Allison, the woman behind the Mommy — read our interview here before the show at the Bartlett, and give her a spin:
VISUAL ARTS | It's First Friday all over town, but you'll want to stop by Resurrection Records for sure for Cats & Wieners. Yes, it's cat and wiener-inspired art. And the sales go for a good cause: the cancer funds of Susan Webber and Kelly Fay Vaughn.
THEATER | It's part drama, part musical when Bust It Like A Mule goes down at the downtown library tonight.
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...