A Delightful Focus on Cultural Activities and the Arts
During the warm summer months, Sherman Square becomes the stage for a variety of musicians and artists, where they congregate to add a touch of art to an already busy area of town.
Aside from music and impromptu presentations, Sherman Avenue is also a fun-filled hunting ground for art lovers, with a sizable selection of art galleries throughout the commercial heart of the city.
For those in search of a more mainstream form of entertainment, Coeur d’Alene also houses a 14 theater Regal Cinema, and the “Moose on the Loose” exhibit, which features colorfully decorated life-size moose statues located around the city, a fact that makes them a very popular item during local scavenger hunts.
Intriguing Facts About Coeur D’Alene
Coeur d’Alene has appeared many times on a number of notable lists. Most recently, Forbes has ranked the city in several categories, including:
- #14 Best Small Places for Business and Careers
- #50 in Cost of Doing Business
- #37 in Job Growth
- #101 in Education
Here are some other intriguing facts about Coeur D’Alene:
The Coeur d’Alene River was featured in the movie “Dante’s Peak”, due to the film being shot in the area of the Silver Valley.
Alter Bridge, a popular rock band from Orlando, Florida, featured a song called “Coeur d’Alene” in their album “AB III”, released in 2010, which speaks about the lake.
Coeur d’Alene has been referenced in a large number of novels, including Tom Clancy’s “Breaking Point”, Sam Bourne’s “The Righteous Men”, and “Coeur d’Alene Waters” by Ned Hayes.
The city has also been featured in a number of plays, movies and television series, such as Supernatural, Six Feet Under and Bones, together with being an inspiration for many songwriters, with several musical pieces dedicated to the life of the city.
Featured image by Al Case