Life is getting back to normal after the holiday bluster, and that means it's a great time to peruse our event listings
and Staff Picks
to help plan your weekend.
No time to scroll? Here are a few highlights for Friday, Jan. 9:
| It's a big night at the Knitting Factory, where stoner comic Doug Benson is headlining
a show. Read our interview
with the host of Doug Loves Movies
and Getting Doug with High
, and get ready to laugh.
| If you're heading toward Coeur d'Alene tonight, it's a fine opportunity to check out a new show by artist Harold Balazs
at the Art Spirit Gallery. The artist reception starts at 5 pm, or go see Old & New
between today and Feb. 7.
| Also in CdA, the Modern Theater is opening The Last Five Years
, a musical love/breakup story that's already a hit off-Broadway, and slated for a Hollywood film treatment starring Anna Kendrick that opens in February.
FOOD & DRINK
| Dying for Thai, but not willing to spend all your money at restaurants? Consider the Thai-ing to Cook
class cost a one-time investment that will bring you pleasure forever. A one-night class tonight will get you savvy in two classic Thai dishes in no time.