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Japan’s whiskies follow Scottish roots

Much of the world, including the United States, spells whiskey with an “e.” The Scottish do not. On those salty, green cliffs, they drink whisky. The Japanese also drink whisky, …


‘Peeples’ predictable but amusing

“Peeples” is an African-American “Meet the Parents” that slips funnyman Craig Robinson into the Ben Stiller role. Casting the musically minded Robinson in this formula comedy about screwing up your …


Men just as competent at parenting as women

Dear Mr. Dad: I’m seeing news stories all the time about how stay-at-home dads are becoming more common, and how fathers of all kinds are taking on a greater share …


Galleries

Galleries with new exhibits and receptions are indicated with a . For complete listings, see www.spokane7.com. Please send information about upcoming exhibits to features@spokesman.com. Eastern Washington


Second Friday

Coeur d’Alene, today, 5-8 p.m. Angel Gallery of Fine Art & Antiques North Idaho photography by Linda Lantzy. 423 Sherman Ave. (208) 665-7232.


In ‘Aftershock,’ horror takes obvious turns

Young tourists party their way across Chile, hitting the clubs, hunting for a little “Third World” experience. “Like, COOL Third World,” one explains. “You know. Like Bali.”


DiCaprio is ‘Gatsby’ to a lavish, tragic T

Jazzy, fizzy and often quite fun, Baz Luhrmann’s “Pretty Good Gatsby” takes F. Scott Fizgerald’s Great American Novel out for a sometimes dazzling, always irreverent spin. The gauzy picture-postcard 3-D …


Looking ahead

For 05-10-2013


40 years later, Stooges just getting started

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – When Iggy & the Stooges broke up in 1974, almost no one who’d heard of the band had actually heard it. Almost 40 years later, Iggy Pop’s …


Heat’s no match for these options

Hot enough for ya? Sure, it seems crazy to complain about hot weather in May, given the past few Seattle-like springs we’ve endured. But it’s possible that some of us …


Police, firefighters battle for a cause

The police will take on the firefighters on the ice Saturday at a “Guns and Hoses” hockey game. Proceeds will benefit the family of Spokane firefighter John Knighten, who was …


Staying true to the stories

Cami Bradley doesn’t write songs so much as stories. And while the stories are not her own, they are true.


Whatever you drink, a bargain awaits

These days, more than ever, I seem to find myself searching for bargains. Not that I need to worry that much about money. If I were living in, say, Bangladesh, …


DiCaprio is ‘Gatsby’ to a lavish, tragic T

Jazzy, fizzy and often quite fun, Baz Luhrmann’s “Pretty Good Gatsby” takes F. Scott Fizgerald’s Great American Novel out for a sometimes dazzling, always irreverent spin. The gauzy picture-postcard 3-D …


In ‘Aftershock,’ horror takes obvious turns

Young tourists party their way across Chile, hitting the clubs, hunting for a little “Third World” experience. “Like, COOL Third World,” one explains. “You know. Like Bali.”


Local beers get cask treatment

When it comes to craft beer these days, “roll out the barrels” has a whole new meaning. Aging beer in barrels that previously held wine, whiskey or other spirits to …


MGMT show promises hint of anticipated third album

MGMT cast a spell on the indie world with the hypnotic hooks and catchy anthems of its 2007 major-label debut, “Oracular Spectacular.” The Grammy Award- winning “Electric Feel” and the …


Symphony ends season with Beethoven bonanza

Conductor Eckart Preu and the Spokane Symphony Orchestra will join with acclaimed pianist Conrad Tao for two concerts to close the 2012-13 season. The 18-year-old superstar will perform all five …


Visually stunning ‘Wonder’ carries emotional heft

There are no dinosaurs. No swirling cosmos. Not even a confused Sean Penn stumbling about in the desert. But the gorgeously impressionistic and intensely spiritual “To the Wonder” is 100 …


Film Events

“Impossible” In 2004, a devastating tsunami hit Southeast Asia. The Boxing Day tsunami was a natural disaster of incomparable power and unspeakable loss. This film depicts the many emotions and …


Galleries

Galleries with new exhibits and receptions are indicated with a . For complete listings, see www.spokane7.com. Please send information about upcoming exhibits to features@spokesman.com. Eastern Washington


Calendar

For 05-09-2013


Nightclubs

Bad Monkey (classic rock/’80s new wave/new rock) - Today and Saturday, 9:30 p.m., Coeur d’Alene Casino, Nighthawk Lounge, 37914 S. Nukwalqw Road, Worley. Bill Bozly (solo rock/pop) - Today and …


Second Friday

Coeur d’Alene, today, 5-8 p.m. Angel Gallery of Fine Art & Antiques North Idaho photography by Linda Lantzy. 423 Sherman Ave. (208) 665-7232.


It’s 5 puts Cashmere on the spirits map

Cashmere is best known as the home of Washington’s famous Aplets and Cotlets candies, but this small town is home to another artisan purveyor. It’s 5 Artisan Distillery, owned by …


10 under $10

1 Musicfest Northwest 2013 Young Artist Concert: Wednesday, 7 p.m., Bing Crosby Theater, 901 W. Sprague Ave. Young musicians and dancers perform movements of popular concertos, operatic arias or a …


Japan’s whiskies follow Scottish roots

Much of the world, including the United States, spells whiskey with an “e.” The Scottish do not. On those salty, green cliffs, they drink whisky. The Japanese also drink whisky, …


Men just as competent at parenting as women

Dear Mr. Dad: I’m seeing news stories all the time about how stay-at-home dads are becoming more common, and how fathers of all kinds are taking on a greater share …


Schmaltzy ‘Safe Haven’ has touching moments

There’s a wide variety of new movies – horror, romance, action – out on DVD this week. • “Safe Haven,” Grade B: A woman (Julianne Hough) goes into hiding to …


Grim, unsettling ‘Graceland’ is hard to forget

“Graceland” may devastate or puzzle you, but it is unlikely to leave you unmoved. The noirish thriller, set in the Philippines, does some important things well: It keeps viewers rapt …