Sweet corn is among summer’s great treats. Correspondent Leslie Kelly checks in with local chefs for recipes to highlight the flavors of this versatile vegetable. Also, On Tap writer Rick Bonino rounds up a handful of area breweries that are on the horizon and shares details on some summer seasonal beers.
On CD (Tuesday)
David Archuleta, “Begin”
Marcus Miller, “Renaissance”
Branford Marsalis, “Four MF’s Playin’ Tunes”
Sixpence None the Richer, “Lost in Transition”
On DVD (Tuesday)
“Blue Like Jazz”
“Dr. Seuss’ The Lorax”
“Hope Springs” (Wednesday)
“Nitro Circus: The Movie” (Wednesday)
“The Bourne Legacy” (Friday)
“The Campaign” (Friday)
Today: He can captain the Enterprise, but how well can Patrick Stewart drive “Top Gear’s” reasonably priced car? 9 p.m., BBC America.
Tuesday: More gymnastics, diving, cycling, beach volleyball and hurdles on the schedule for the 2012 Olympics. 8 p.m., NBC.
Wednesday: The “Restaurant: Impossible” crew overhauls a struggling Italian restaurant in Connecticut. 10 p.m., Food.
Thursday: “POV” airs Oscar-nominated shorts, including “The Barber of Birmingham: Foot Soldier of the Civil Rights Movement.” 10 p.m., KCDT.
Friday: “Great Performances” features the Tanglewood 75th anniversary celebration with James Taylor, Yo-Yo Ma, the Boston Symphony and the Boston Pops. 9 p.m., KSPS/KCDT.
Saturday: On the third season premiere of “Tanked,” comedian Tracy Morgan wants a “Jaws”-themed aquarium. 9 p.m., Animal Planet
Sunday: “Glee’s” Jane Lynch hosts “Roast of Roseanne.” 10 p.m., Comedy Central.
Soiree on the Edge, Wednesday, Arbor Crest Wine Cellars, Spokane Valley
Eddie Money, Thursday, Daley’s Cheap Shots, Spokane Valley
“Big: The Musical,” Thursday-Sunday and Aug. 17-19, Christian Youth Theater-North Idaho, Kroc Center, Coeur d’Alene
Festival at Sandpoint, Thursday-Sunday, War Memorial Field, Sandpoint
“Happy Days,” Friday-Sunday and Aug. 15-17, Spokane Civic Theatre
Selkirk International Film Festival, Friday-Sunday, Cutter Theatre, Metaline Falls, Wash.
BeGin!, Friday, Northwest Museum of Arts and Culture, Spokane
Garland Street Fair, Saturday, Garland neighborhood, Spokane