“A Passion for Peace” - Rusty and Nancy Nelson retirement benefit with music by Celtic Nots, Laddie Ray Melvin and Blue Ribbon Tea Co. Today, 7 p.m., Bing Crosby Theater, 901 W. Sprague Ave. $15. (509) 838-7870
Music in the Lincoln White House - Allegro, Baroque and Beyond, with Darnelle Preston, soprano; David Dutton, oboe; and Yi-chun Chen, piano. Today, 7:30 p.m., Jacklin Arts and Culture Center (The Old Church), 405 William St., Post Falls. Free. (208) 667-0561
UI Wind Ensemble - Today, 7:30 p.m., University of Idaho, University Auditorium, Moscow. $5/adults, $3/students and seniors. (208) 885-6231
EWU Music Convocation - Open house. Friday, noon, Eastern Washington University, Music Building Recital Hall, 512 Fifth St., Cheney. Free. (509) 359-2241
Chuck Mead - Country. Friday, 7 p.m., Knitting Factory, Alter Knit Lounge, 919 W. Sprague Ave. $15. (509) 325-SEAT
Issakar - Christian. Friday, 7 p.m., Bing Crosby Theater, 901 W. Sprague Ave. $10. (509) 325-SEAT
Consort Bon Accord - Traditional Scottish and Irish music, with An Daire Irish Dancers. Friday, 7 p.m., Lake City Senior Center, 1916 Lakewood Drive, Coeur d’Alene. $10/adults, $7/seniors and students, $5/age 5-12, free/age 4 and younger. (208) 683-2169
UI Student Recital - Steev Turner, percussion. Friday, 7:30 p.m., University of Idaho, Lionel Hampton School of Music Recital Hall, 1010 Blake Ave., Moscow, Idaho. Free. (208) 885-6231
Michael Lowenstern - Solo bass clarinet concert using interactive music technology. Friday, 8 p.m., Whitworth University, Robinson Teaching Theatre, Weyerhaeuser Hall. Free. (509) 777-4590
Floater - Alternative rock, with Sweet Water. Friday, 8 p.m., Knitting Factory, 919 W. Sprague Ave. $12. (509) 325-SEAT
Spokane Symphony Casual Classics - Works by Mozart and his contemporaries, featuring double bassist Patrick McNally. Friday, 8 p.m., Martin Woldson Theater at The Fox, 1001 W. Sprague Ave. $21-$32. (509) 624-1200
Spring Performathon - Marathon of musical performances to raise visibility and support for Holy Names Music Center’s scholarship/financial aid program. Saturday, 10 a.m.-7 p.m., River Park Square, 808 W. Main Ave. (509) 326-9516
UI Student Recitals - Saturday, 1 p.m., Laura Kerr, flute; 4 p.m., Ariana Ziskin, soprano; 7:30 p.m., Paul Taylor, composition. University of Idaho, Lionel Hampton School of Music Recital Hall, 1010 Blake Ave., Moscow, Idaho. Free. (208) 885-6231
Coeur d’Alene Symphony - Season finale featuring Mozart’s Requiem with the NIC Choir, Beethoven’s Symphony No. 5. Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Boswell Hall, Schuler Auditorium, North Idaho College, 1000 W. Garden Ave., Coeur d’Alene. $15/adults, $12/seniors, $8/students. (208) 765-3833
Erica Wheeler - Americana. Saturday, 7:30 p.m., DiLuna’s Cafe, 207 Cedar St., Sandpoint. $15/advance. (208) 263-0846.
The Small Town Boyz - Country rock. Saturday, 7:30-9:30 p.m., Dahmen Barn, 419 N. Park Way, Uniontown, Wash. $5. (509) 229-3414
Rocco Deluca - Alternative rock, with The Burdens. Saturday, 8:30 p.m., Knitting Factory, 919 W. Sprague Ave. $13. (509) 325-SEAT
UI Student Recital - Alheli Pimienta, flute. Sunday, 1 p.m., University of Idaho, Lionel Hampton School of Music Recital Hall, 1010 Blake Ave., Moscow, Idaho. Free. (208) 885-6231
Whitworth Wind Symphony - Sunday, 3 p.m., Whitworth University, Cowles Auditorium. $5/general, free/students and seniors. (509) 777-3280
UI University Chorus - Featuring the Vandaleers. Sunday, 4 p.m., University of Idaho, University Auditorium, Moscow. $5/adults, $3/students and seniors. (208) 885-6231
Anderson and Roe Piano Duo - Young duo known for their revolutionary approach to four-handed playing. Sunday, 7 p.m., Martin Woldson Theater at the Fox, 1001 W. Sprague Ave. $25-$35/adults, $15/students. (509) 325-SEAT, (509) 624-1200
Testament - Metal, with Unearth and Lazarus A.D. Sunday, 7:30 p.m., Knitting Factory, 919 W. Sprague Ave. $22.50/advance, $25/day of show. (509) 325-SEAT
All That Remains - With August Burns Red. Monday, 7:30 p.m., The Knitting Factory, 919 W. Sprague Ave. $17.50/advance, $20/day of show. (509) 325-SEAT
The Tapestry Women’s Choir - Monday, Colfax United Methodist Church; Tuesday, St. James Episcopal Church, Pullman. All performances begin at 7:30 p.m. $5.
UI Faculty Recital - Torrey Lawrence, tuba. Monday, 7:30 p.m., University of Idaho, Lionel Hampton School of Music Recital Hall, 1010 Blake Ave., Moscow, Idaho. $5/adults, $3/seniors and students. (208) 885-6231
Cinco de Mayo Opera - Presented by Spokane Opera. Music by Seattle Latin band the Alma Villegas Quintet; taco bar by DeLeon Deli. Tuesday, 5:30-7:30 p.m., The Lincoln Center, 1316 N. Lincoln St. $20/advance, $22/door. (509) 533-1150
Tuesday Night Music - Trillium, a cappella trio. Tuesday, 6-8 p.m., Moscow Food Co-op, 121 E. Fifth St., Moscow, Idaho. Free. (208) 882-8537
UI Student Recital - Cecily Gordon, piano. Tuesday, 7:30 p.m., University of Idaho, Lionel Hampton School of Music Recital Hall, 1010 Blake Ave., Moscow, Idaho. Free. (208) 885-6231
Whitworth Jazz Ensemble I and II - Wednesday, 5 p.m., Whitworth University, Hixon Union Building multipurpose room. Free. (509) 777-3280
Raining Jane - Rock-folk. Wednesday, 8 p.m., North Idaho College, Christianson Gym, 1000 W. Garden Ave., Coeur d’Alene. Free with canned food donation. (208) 769-5933
WSU Elite Dance Company - Modern, jazz, hip-hop, ballet and a Chinese fan dance. Friday-Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Washington State University, Jones Theatre, Daggy Hall, Pullman. $12/adults, $10/seniors, $7/students and children. (509) 335-3898
The Tap Grandmas - “Dance Mix Show” with break, hip-hop, popping, belly dancing and more. Saturday, 6-8 p.m., Deer Park Middle School, 347 S. Colville Ave., Deer Park. $5/advance, $7/door. (509) 276-6437
Rocket Ship to Jupiter - Blue Door players will improvise your favorite science fiction tales. All ages welcome. Shows Fridays through May 29. 8 p.m., Blue Door Theatre, 815 W. Garland Ave. $9/general admission, $7/children, seniors and students with valid ID. (509) 747-7045.
Safari Saturday - Fast-paced short-form improv. Some material may not be suitable for all ages. Saturday, 9 p.m., Blue Door Theatre, 815 W. Garland Ave. $7. (509) 747-7045
“The Graduate” - Screen and stage classic based on the ’60s novel. Today, 7:30 p.m.; Friday, 8 p.m.; Saturday, 2 and 8 p.m.; Wednesday-Thursday, 7:30 p.m. Spokane Interplayers Theatre, 174 S. Howard St. $10-$21 (509) 455-PLAY
“Love Letters” - Presented by Stagewest Community Theatre. Written by A.R. Gurney. Not appropriate for children younger than age 12. Friday-Saturday, 7 p.m. and Sunday, 3 p.m. Emmanuel Lutheran Church, 639 Elm St., Cheney. $10. (509) 235-4575
One Act Festival - Friday-Saturday, 7:30 p.m. Gonzaga University, Magnuson Theatre. (509) 313- 6551
“101 Dalmatians” - Presented by Pend Oreille Players Association in cooperation with the Newport School District. Saturday, 3 and 7 p.m., Sadie Halstead Middle School, 331 S. Calispel, Newport, Wash. $8 ($6/person for groups of five or more), at the door. (509) 671-3389
“Spamalot” - Touring Broadway musical comedy based on the movie “Monty Python and The Holy Grail.” Tuesday-Thursday, 7:30 p.m.; May 8, 8 p.m; May 9, 2 and 8 p.m.; May 10, 1 and 6:30 p.m. INB Performing Arts Center, 334 W. Spokane Falls Blvd. (509) 325-SEAT
“Greater Tuna” - Quick-change comedy where two actors play 22 characters. Wednesday, 7:30 p.m., Panida Theatre, 300 First Ave., Sandpoint. $15-$20. (800) 838-3006
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