One might be inclined to rest after surviving the holiday season, the deluge of December snow and what was hopefully a fine New Year's holiday weekend. But one would be missing out on a lot of great things to do, as found in our event listings and Staff Picks!
Here are some highlights of the week ahead:
Tuesday, Jan. 3
TRIVIA | Kick off the new year with some brain-challenging questions and tasty libations with Trivia Tuesday at Nectar Wine and Beer.
FILM | The Garland Theater's Totally Tubular Tuesdays is off the holiday run and back to hour regularly scheduled big-screen modern classics. This week it's Princess Mononoke. Here's a taste:
Wednesday, Jan. 4
SPORTS | Sometimes driving to Pullman for a basketball game isn't the most convenient thing to do, so kudos to WSU for scheduling a Pac-12 showdown in men's hoops for the Spokane Arena, where the Cougs will play Oregon State.
Thursday, Jan. 5
THEATER | The Spokane Civic is staging a special weekend run, starting tonight, of The Gin Game, the Pulitzer-winning play by D.L. Coburn.
Saturday, Jan. 7
WORDS | Head to Auntie's tonight for a Scablands Book Reading, celebrating works published by Sharma Shields new label and featuring Simeon Mills, Ellen Welcker and Tim Greenup for this event.