Aug 12-18, 2010

Vol. 17, No. 44




  • Pedal Power

    At the new Merkel BMX track, bikers soar like popcorn kernels — then crash like rag dolls.

    By Blair Tellers

  • Business as Usual

    The Spokane Shock advance to the Conference Championship over the Arizona Rattlers, surprising no one.

    By Dan Herman

  • Holy Water

    In a funny satiric novel, capitalism rapes countries even when it doesn’t mean to.

    By Michael Bowen

  • Happy Campers

    For the kids at Camp Goodtimes, getting away from it all means a lot.

    By Heidi Groover

  • It's Afrotastic!

    In Hairspray, all the girls — fat, black, unpopular — are pounding out a protest rhythm. And you can't stop the beat.

    By Michael Bowen




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James Allen: Excavating Books @ Bryan Oliver Gallery

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