Issue of

Sep 22-28, 2011

Vol. 18, No. 49


  • Crowded Field

    Candidates flood the ballot for CdA City Council.

    By Daniel Walters

  • Of Cops and Permits

    A businessman and an urban planner face off over the transparency and the business-friendliness of Spokane.

    By Nicholas Deshais

  • Shooting Up

    Amid skyrocketing demand, Spokane's only needle exchange cuts back its services.

    By Chris Stein



  • Overstuffed

    The canvas here is too small for a big musical like Fiddler. But colorful details will still catch your eye.

    By Michael Bowen

  • Still Beating

    Tragedy in Montreal, poverty in North Idaho mines — tracing the 125-year history of Sacred Heart.

    By William Stimson

  • For Your Consideration

    Like the Dragon Tattoo books? You'll love Jo Nesbo. Plus, some brooding metal and a virtual cork board.

    By Leah Sottile

  • Trading Places

    A WSU favorite is back on the field, but not everyone is happy about Jason Gesser’s new position.

    By Rick Lukens




  • The Playboy Club

    Gloria Steinem weighs in.

    By Lisa Fairbanks-Rossi

  • The Gunstringer

    This shoot-'em-up proves that the Kinect isn't quite there yet.

    By Marty Demarest

  • Third Base

    Mostly about money, only tangentially about baseball, Moneyball is still pretty damn good.

    By Ed Symkus

  • Impersonations

    Two masters of celebrity caricature play themselves in a film about being yourself. Confusing, we know, but funny

    By Ed Symkus

Special Guides

  • Arts Happenings in October

    Horse Thieves, Blue Scholars, Cokie Roberts, Terrain, Need | Want, and more.

    By Leah Sottile, Luke Baumgarten, Jordy Byrd, Tiffany Harms, Ethan Wolcott, E.J. Iannelli, Michael Bowen and Daniel Walters

  • Arts Happenings in November

    They Might Be Giants, Sarah Vowell, Spamalot, Come Fly Away, and more.

    By Carrie Scozzaro, Jordy Byrd, Leah Sottile, E.J. Iannelli, Tiffany Harms, Luke Baumgarten and Michael Bowen

  • Arts Happenings in September

    Everything from Beethoven's Facebook to Merle Haggard to Shann Ray's American Masculine.

    By Carrie Scozzaro, Michael Bowen, Luke Baumgarten, E.J. Iannelli, Leah Sottile, Nicholas Deshais and Jordy Byrd

  • Arts Happenings in December

    The Nutcracker, Young Frankenstein, the Small Works Invitational and more.

    By E.J. Iannelli, Tiffany Harms, Luke Baumgarten and Ethan Wolcott

Mount St. Helens: Critical Memory @ Northwest Museum of Arts & Culture

Tuesdays-Sundays, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Continues through July 31
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