WHAT'S UP TODAY? Skankin' to the beat, skating with your feet and filming in the deep


You know the Inlander has a wide array of event listings always at your easily searchable disposal, and the staff even picks some highlights, aka Staff Picks — you can find them right here. But in case you don’t have the time to peruse each day, “What’s Up Today” is here to highlight a few options.

Tuesday night, pop-punk crew Less Than Jake shows off their middle-aged ability to keep up the rock at the Knitting Factory. Read about what the band has been up to in Arts & Culture Editor Mike Bookey’s story and interview with the band.
Tonight also marks the first appearance of National Geographic Live at the INB Performing Arts Center. There are several editions of this interactive show comingin the next few months. Tonight, underwater photojournalist David Doubilet and biologist Jennifer Hayes visit Spokane to talk about “Coral Kingdoms and Empires of Ice.”

And aspiring hockey stars and casual fans will want to make their way to the Eagles Ice-A-Rena for the opportunity to “Skate with the Chiefs” and get some player autographs from the pros. The cheap entry price, just $5, goes to benefit the Vanessa Behan Crisis Nursery