Another year, another PB&J? We offer some inspiration for healthy school lunches that won’t take too much extra effort at home. Plus, Rick Bonino writes about Oktoberfests in Spokane and Coeur d’Alene, plus some of the fall seasonal beers in the On Tap column this week in Wednesday’s Food section.
On CD (Tuesday)
Bob Dylan, “Tempest”
Dave Matthews Band, “Away From the World”
ZZ Top, “La Futura”
Pet Shop Boys, “Elysium”
Chris Robinson Brotherhood, “The Magic Door”
On DVD (Tuesday)
“Girl In Progress”
“Snow White and the Huntsman”
“What to Expect When You’re Expecting”
In theaters (Friday)
“Finding Nemo (3-D)”
“Resident Evil: Retribution”
Today: “Great Performances at the Met” details the challenges of producing Richard Wagner’s “Ring” cycle. 8 p.m., KCDT; 9 p.m., KSPS.
Tuesday: Matthew Perry finds some new friends as a widower in a support group on “Go On.” 9 p.m., NBC.
Wednesday: The top six acts compete on “America’s Got Talent.” 9 p.m., NBC.
Thursday: On the “Trip Flip” season finale, California country music fans are given star treatment in Nashville. 9 p.m., Travel.
Friday: The season opener of “Shark Tank” includes a ticketless coat-check system and a beverage-holding belt buckle. 8 p.m., ABC.
Saturday: “Pegasus vs. Chimera,” the title pretty much sums it up. 9 p.m., Syfy.
Sunday: “Weeds” ends with Nancy back in one of the little boxes. 10 p.m., Showtime.
George Winston, Tuesday at the Bing Crosby Theater in Spokane, Thursday at the Panida Theatre in Sandpoint
Cirque du Soleil’s “Quidam,” Wednesday through Sunday, Spokane Arena
Jake Owen, Tuesday, Spokane County Interstate Fair
Pat Metheny Unity Band, Wednesday, Martin Woldson Theater at The Fox
Huey Lewis and the News, Wednesday, Spokane County Interstate Fair
“Always … Patsy Cline,” Thursday through Oct. 6, Interplayers Theater
Styx, Thursday, Spokane County Interstate Fair
Blues Traveler, Friday, Spokane County Interstate Fair
Spokane County Interstate Fair, today through Sunday, Spokane County Fair and Expo Center
Wheelbarrow Wednesday, Wednesday, Pend d’Oreille Winery, Sandpoint