• A platform for punk

    By Mary Stone

    Palouse Punk co-founder Alicia Gladman, of Moscow, said she always quotes a friend when she’s asked to define punk: “If you don’t fit in anywhere else, you’ll fit in here.” This weekend’s Punk Palouse Fest furthers that spirit of making space to be experimental, playful and weird, bringing 16 diverse local and national bands to two Moscow venues...

  • Mad Marv's Music Den: Making their move

    Moscow-based Ideomotor plays first-ever Punk Palouse Fest on Saturday

    By Marvin Lee

    A standout in the list of stellar bands playing this weekend’s Punk Palouse Fest in Moscow is Moscow’s own Ideomotor, opening the late show Saturday at Mikey’s Gyros (see schedule). Ideomotor’s first release, “Shiny New Bolts,” came out in March of last year, and...

  • Events Roundup: Baseball, hot dogs, apple pie

    Local Memorial Day weekend event options celebrate rural America

    By Inland 360

    This Memorial Day weekend list, curated from the inland360.com calendar, comprises a patriotic array of arts and culture opportunities. The Avista NAIA World Series gets underway Friday and continues through next week at Lewis-Clark State College’s Harris Field, 909 Sixth St., Lewiston...

  • The Stream: ‘Dune 2’ adds spice to streaming

    By Associated Press

    “Dune: Part 2,” Jennifer Lopez in the sci-fi action pic “Atlas” and a “South Park” episode skewering weight loss drugs are some of the new television, movies, music and games headed to a device near you. NEW MOVIES TO STREAM...

  • Movie review: ‘Mad Max’ saga treads water with ‘Furiosa’

    By Mark Kennedy

    At the beginning of “Furiosa: A Mad Max Saga,” we are introduced to a kick-ass woman who rides a horse, then a motorbike, nails a few bad guys with sharpshooting finesse and fights off a mob. But it’s not Furiosa — it’s her mom...

  • Book review: King releases 12 new short stories

    By Rob Merrill

    In Stephen King’s world, “It” is a loaded word. It’s hard not to picture Pennywise the Clown haunting the sewers of Derry, Maine, of course, but in the horror writer’s newest collection of stories, “You Like It Darker,” “It” ranges from a suspicious stranger on a park bench, to an extraterrestrial being bestowing a gift that helps best friends realize their potential, to telepaths whose sole job is to keep airplanes from falling out of the sky...