December 10, 2009 in Features

Stage listings

 

Music

Allegro’s Christmas in Historic Homes Concerts - Spanish-themed holiday chamber music, followed by home tour and refreshments. Leuthold House, 506 W. Sumner Ave. Today, 6 and 7:30 p.m. $25. (509) 455-6865

The Singing Nuns - Annual Christmas Evermore concerts, “Birthday of the King,” with the Kelly Irish Dancers. Today-Friday, 2 and 7:30 p.m., Bing Crosby Theater, 901 W. Sprague Ave. $20/adults, $16/seniors and students. (509) 325-SEAT

Whitworth University Christmas Festival Concerts - “Ye Shall Have a Song,” featuring the Whitworth Choir, Whitworth Women’s Choir and Whitworth Men’s Chorus. Friday, 8 p.m.; Saturday, 3 and 7 p.m., First Presbyterian Church, 318 S. Cedar St. $18 ($15 for students and seniors). (800) 532-4668, www.whitworth.edu/musictickets

Winter Arts Village - Three-day festival of visual and performing arts (see story on page C1 for details). Friday, noon-9 p.m.; Saturday, noon-8 p.m.; Sunday, noon-6 p.m., Spokane Transit Authority Plaza, 701 W. Riverside Ave. Free. (509) 328-7433

BeGin! - After-work party featuring refreshments and music by 6 Foot Swing, in conjunction with the new “Jumpin’ With the Big Bands” exhibit. Friday, 6-8 p.m., Northwest Museum of Arts and Culture, 2316 E. First Ave. Free for museum members; $7 for nonmembers, first beverage included (21 and older). (509) 456-3931

“Christmas From the Heart” - Holiday concert featuring Laura Sable and Bill Wiemuth with Mark Cotter. Friday-Saturday, 7 p.m., Kroc Center, 1765 W. Golf Course Road, Coeur d’Alene. $10/adults, $8/seniors and youth. (509) 990-0100

Gonzaga Symphony Choir and Chorale - Handel’s “Messiah,” with soloists from the Los Angeles Opera. Friday, 7:30 p.m., Martin Woldson Theater at The Fox, 1001 W. Sprague Ave. $9/adults, $7/students and seniors. (509) 624-1200.

University of Idaho Jazz Choirs Holiday Concert - Regional choirs from elementary school through college. Friday, 7:30 p.m., Moscow Junior High School Fieldhouse, Moscow, Idaho; seating not available, but concert will be streamed live online at www.uidaho.edu/live and www.facebook.com/uidaho. (208) 885-6231

Washington Idaho Symphony - “A Holiday Festival,” Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Gladish Auditorium, Pullman; Sunday, 3 p.m., Lewiston High School. $18 (free/age 17 and younger with paid adult). (509) 332-3408

Holey Moley Jazz Band - Saturday, 2 p.m., Holy Names Music Center, McNally Recital Hall, 2911 W. Fort George Wright Drive. Free. (509) 326-9516

WSU God’s Harmony Gospel Choir - Christmas concert. Saturday, 6 p.m., Washington State University, Compton Union Building Junior Ballroom, second floor, Pullman. $7 ($5/students). (253) 548-5568

Coeur d’Alene Symphony - Christmas concert with soprano Dawn Wolski and audience sing-along, Saturday, 7:30 p.m., North Idaho College’s Schuler Auditorium, 1000 W. Garden Ave., Coeur d’Alene. $20/adults, $15/seniors 65 and older, $8/students 18 and younger. (208) 765-3833

Eric-E - Originals, classics and Christmas favorites. Saturday, 7:30-9:30 p.m., Artisans at the Dahmen Barn, 419 N. Park Way, Uniontown, Wash. $7. (509) 229-3414

Christmas Candelight Concert - Presented by Gonzaga University Choir and Chamber Singers. Saturday, 8 p.m., St. Aloysius Church, 330 E. Boone Ave. Advance: $12/adults, $10/students and seniors; door, $15/adults, $12/seniors and students. (509) 313-6733

Midnight Cry - Spokane Christmas band playing Trans-Siberian Orchestra-style symphonic rock. Sunday, 6 p.m., Northview Bible Church, 13521 N. Mill Road. Free. (509) 467-8986

Disney’s Imagination Movers - Kid-pop quartet of Playhouse Disney TV fame. Sunday, 2 p.m., INB Performing Arts Center, 334 W. Spokane Falls Blvd. $25-$35/advance, $30-$40/day of show. (800) 325-SEAT

“Ave!” - A celebration of Mary, from 16th century to modern-day music. Reception follows. Sunday, 2 p.m., Convent of the Holy Names, 2911 W. Fort George Wright Drive. $20/advance, $25/door. (509) 326-9516

First Presbyterian Church Choir - Sunday, 4 p.m., 318 S. Cedar St. Free. (509) 747-1058

Tuesday Night Music Series - Daniel Mark Faller, folk/rock/country. Tuesday, 6-8 p.m., Moscow Food Co-op, 121 E. Fifth St, Moscow, Idaho. Free. (208) 882-8537

Northwest Sacred Music Chorale - “Come Home to the Sounds and Spirit of Christmas.” Wednesday, 8 p.m., The Kroc Center, 1765 W. Golf Course Road, Coeur d’Alene. $10/adults; $8/seniors and students. (208) 755-6376

Dance

Spokane Folklore Society Contra Dance - Featuring Vickie Marron with live Jam Band. Wednesday, lessons 7 p.m., dance from 7:30-9:30 p.m., The Woman’s Club, 1428 W. Ninth Ave. $7/adults, $5/students. (509) 747-2640

Comedy

Comedy Roast of Chris Warren - Local comedians “honor” one of their own. Today, 9 p.m., Mixx Nine One Sixx, 916 W. First Ave. $5.

Season’s Greetings - Holiday-themed improvisation using audience suggestions. All ages welcome. Friday, 8 p.m., Blue Door Theatre, 815 W. Garland Ave. $9/adults, $7/children, seniors and students with ID. (509) 747-7045

Safari Saturday - Fast-paced short-form improv. Not suitable for all ages. Saturday, 9 p.m., Blue Door Theatre, 815 W. Garland Ave. $7. (509) 747-7045

Jazz and Comedy at Mama’s Thaiway Lounge – Sunday, 6-9 p.m., Mama’s Thaiway Lounge, 5908 E. Broadway Ave.; 18 and older; no cover. (509) 270-9740

Whitworth Theatre Improv Competition - On the Spot Players vs. Cool Whip. Sunday, 7 p.m., Whitworth University, Cowles Auditorium. $1. (509) 777-3707

Theater

Festival of One Acts - Presented by the Whitworth University Theatre Department. Today, 7 p.m., Cowles Auditorium and Stage II, Whitworth University. Free. (509) 777-3707

“Underneath the Lintel” - One-man show featuring Reed McColm as a Dutch librarian tracking the owner of a 113-years-overdue book. Tonight, 7:30; Friday, 8 p.m; Saturday, 2 and 8 p.m. Interplayers, 174 S. Howard St. $10-$21. (509) 455-7529

“The Best Christmas Pageant Ever”- The unruly Herdman kids learn the true meaning of Christmas. Today, 7:30 p.m.; Saturday, 1 and 4 p.m., Spokane Civic Theatre, Main Stage, 1020 N. Howard St. $16/adults; $14/seniors; $10/students; $5/student rush (available 20 minutes before a performance, if not sold out). (509) 325-2507, (800) 446-9576

“A Little Princess”- Bring a new book for a child to be distributed by Toys for Tots. Today-Saturday, 7:30 p.m.; Sunday, 2 p.m. Lake City Playhouse, 1320 E. Garden Ave., Coeur d’Alene. $10-16. (208) 676-1323

“Quake” - Story of a woman’s cross-continental journey in search of true love. Today-Saturday, 7:30 p.m. University of Idaho, Hartung Theatre, Moscow, Idaho. $11/adults, $9/seniors, $7/youth. (208) 885-6465

Dickens of a Dinner - Production of Charles Dickens’ “A Christmas Carol,” with five-course dinner in a Victorian home. Friday-Saturday, 6 p.m., The Lion’s Share, 1627 N. Atlantic St. $50; age 12 and older only. (509) 327-3113

“ChristmasTown (Magi, Music and Mirth)” - Dinner theater presented by Northwoods Chorale. Friday-Saturday, 6 p.m., show at 7:30, The Circle Moon Theater, Highway 211 off Highway 2, Newport, Wash. $20/dinner and show; $12/adults, $10/children and seniors for show-only. (509) 447-3004, (509) 448-1294

“A Scrooge Christmas” - Adaptation of “A Christmas Carol,” presented by Theater Arts for Children. Friday-Saturday, 7 p.m. and Sunday, 2 p.m. Spokane Valley Partners building, 10814 E. Broadway Ave., Spokane Valley. $7/adults, $5 age 12 and younger. (509) 768-3235

“Merry Christmas, Mr. Marconi” - Presented by the Pend Oreille Players Association. Friday-Saturday, 7 p.m.; Sunday, 3 p.m. Pend Oreille Players Association Community Theatre, 240 N. Union Ave., Newport, Wash. $12/adults, $10/youth and seniors ($20 with dinner). (509) 671-3389

“Humbug” - Ignite Community Theatre’s production of a modern twist on “A Christmas Carol.” Friday, 7 p.m., Gonzaga University, Foley Library, Teleconference Room; Sunday, 2 p.m., The Blue Door Theatre, 815 W. Garland Ave. Free, donations accepted. (509) 993-6540

“A Tuna Christmas”- Redneck holiday comedy set in the small fictional Texas town, with two actors each playing 12 characters. Friday and Saturday, 7:30 p.m.; Sunday, 2 p.m. Spokane Civic Theatre, Main Stage, 1020 N. Howard St. $21/adults, $19/seniors, $14/students, $7/student rush (available 20 minutes before showtime if not sold out). (509) 325-2507, (800) 446-9576

“A Christmas Story” - Holiday comedy. Friday and Saturday, 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, 2 p.m. Nye St. Theatre, 1220 NW Nye St., Pullman. $12/advance, $15/door. (509) 332-8406

“Babes in Toyland”- Spokane Children’s Theatre presents the musical holiday classic. Saturday, 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. (both performances signed for the hearing-impaired); Sunday, 1 p.m. Spokane Community College, Lair-Student Center auditorium, Bldg. 6, 1810 N. Greene St. $10/adults, $8/children. (800) 325-SEAT


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