Issue of

Dec 22-28, 2011

Vol. 19, No. 10

News

Comment

Culture

Food

  • Warm and Fuzzy

    The weather, family visits, the economy: all great excuses to get your booze on

    By Alicia Purvis-Lariviere

  • Drool-Worthy Mexican

    El Paisa comes to Coeur d'Alene and 12 String Brewing starts pouring in the Spokane Valley.

    By Carrie Scozzaro and Tiffany Harms

Music

  • Mic Check

    A local singer-songwriter favorite reemerges. Plus, a new north-side venue and an Alaskan troubadour.

    By Leah Sottile

Film

  • Misfits

    Finally, a superhero show that isn’t all about superpowers

    By Daniel Walters

  • Mario Kart 7

    Mario and friends take flight but have nowhere to soar.

    By Marty Demarest

  • Dragon Slayer

    Though softer than the book and the Swedish film, David Fincher's run at Stieg Larsson kills at all the right times.

    By Ed Symkus

  • Win TinTin

    Spielberg's first attempt at directing animation couldn't have gone much better

    By Ed Symkus

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