June 25, 2009 in Features

Stage listings

 

Events of special interest are marked with a

. For complete listings, see www.spokane7.com.

Music

Rockin’ B Ranch - Cowboy supper show Friday, 5:30 p.m.; $29/adults, $10/children 10 and younger, reservations required. 3912 N. Idaho Road, Liberty Lake. (509) 891-9016, (888) 762-5462.

“The Songstress” - Spokane Opera Dinner Theatre presents Joseph Haydn’s one-act comic opera marking the 200th anniversary of Haydn’s death. Sung in English with additional dialogue by Bill Graham. Today. Reservations required. 6:30 p.m., Luigi’s Italian Restaurant 245 W. Main Ave. $70/person. (509) 533-1150.

Fresh Aire Concert Series - Free outdoor concerts on Thursdays. Bring blankets and a picnic dinner. Performing this week: Clumsy Lovers. Today, 6:30-7:30 p.m., East City Park, Moscow, Idaho. Free. (208) 883-7036.

Hurt - Alternative/metal. Today, 8 p.m., Knitting Factory, 919 W. Sprague Ave. $15. TW.

E-40 - With Cool Nutz and Maniac Lok, Craziness, Mr. D.O.G, Cheezaleo, Karizma and COT Boys. Hosted by DJ Fatboy. Friday, 8 p.m., Knitting Factory, 919 W. Sprague Ave. $25. TW.

Kettle River Bluegrass Festival - The Kettle River Bluegrass Festival, featuring INBA Band of the Year – Molly and Tenbrooks, and local favorites Kettle Creek, The Hick Chicks, Stony River Band and more. Friday: Talent contest with prizes; Saturday: The Main Event and Band Scramble; Sunday: Gospel open mike, 11 a.m., Rock Cut Campground, 26430 Highway 395 North, 35 miles north of Colville, Orient, Wash. $15. (509) 738-2350.

Art in the Garden Tour - Sponsored by the Chewelah Art Guild. Enjoy a variety of area gardens and musical entertainment. Tickets available at Aker’s Pharmacy and Valley Drug Co. in Chewelah, Wash. Saturday, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. (509) 935-0784.

Australian Bee Gees Show - Pays tribute to the music of the Bee Gees. Saturday at 4 and 8:30 p.m., and Sunday at 7 p.m. Northern Quest Casino, 100 N. Hayford Road, Airway Heights. TW.

Concert in the Country with Stephen Ashbrook - Barbecue dinner and barn dance featuring the Portland singer/songwriter. Dinner menu includes: beef brisket and rotisserie chicken, potato salad, baked beans, corn bread with whipped honey butter and a beer garden. Saturday, 5-10 p.m., Red Barn Farms, 501 Wawawai Road, Colton, Wash. $20/dinner and concert, $12/concert only. (509) 995-6335 or (208) 743-0179.

Deer Park Concert Series - Free Saturday concerts 6-8:30 p.m. Showing this week: Shot4Sure (country rock). Deer Park. (208) 667-3162.

Hog Heaven Big Band at the Dahmen Barn - The 16-piece band plays swing era music from the ’20s to the ’40s. Complimentary dance lessons are available on a drop-in basis at the barn beginning at 6 p.m. Those wishing to stay for the big band must pay the entry fee. Playing every fourth Saturday of the month through 2009. 7:30-9:30 p.m., Artisans at the Dahmen Barn, 419 N. Park Way, Uniontown, Wash. $8/couple; $5/person; under 12/free. (509) 229-3414.

Lost in the ’50s Goes Country with Opry Heaven - With tribute performances of music by Johnny Cash, Patsy Cline and Conway Twitty. Saturday, 7 p.m., Panida Theater, 300 N. First Ave., Sandpoint. $25. (208) 263-9191.

The Jenks in Concert (Downtown) - Appropriate for school-age children. This local children’s rock band will perform upbeat, modern music both children and parents can enjoy. Saturday, 11 a.m., Downtown Library, 906 W. Main Ave. Free. (509) 444-5331.

Two Women Barn Bazaar, Art and Antique Show - Vendors will offer one-of-a-kind antique, vintage and arts and crafts items. Also featuring food and live bluegrass music by the Wylie Family Band, who will play noon-3 p.m. both days. Saturday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. and Sunday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. For more information and detailed directions, go to www.twowomencountrychic.com. Two Women Art and Antiques, 17909 S. Stentz Road, Spangle. Admission is free. (509) 245-3444.

Arbor Crest Wine Concert Series - Sunday, The Nicole Lewis Band playing rhythm and blues. No one under 21, no outside alcohol or food allowed. Food available for purchase by Catered for You. 5:30 p.m. Arbor Crest Winery, 4705 N. Fruithill Road, Spokane Valley. $5/concert; punch cards available for $40 for 10 admissions. Tables for eight guests may be reserved for additional $40 per concert. (509) 927-9463.

Coeur d’Alene City Park Concert Series - Sundays through Aug. 23, inclement weather moves the concert to the Resort Plaza at Third Street and Sherman Avenue. Performing this week: Heartbreak Pass (bluegrass). 1-4 p.m., City Park, downtown Coeur d’Alene. Free. (208) 667-3162.

Jazz at the JACC - Tribute to Peggy Lee with vocals by Ruth Pratt. Sunday. 6:30 p.m., The Jacklin Arts and Cultural Center, 405 Williams St., Post Falls. $25. (208) 457-8950.

Coeur d’Alene Downtown Concert Series - Tuesdays through Aug. 25. This week: Custer’s Grass Band (bluegrass). Inclement weather moves the event to the Coeur d’Alene Resort Plaza. 6-8:30 p.m., Sherman Square Park, 316 Sherman Ave., Coeur d’Alene. Free. (208) 667-3162.

Pianist Corey Hamm - World- renowned artist performing a piece titled “The People United Will Never be Defeated,” composed by Frederic Rzewski. Tuesday. 8 p.m., Washington State University, Kimbrough Concert Hall, Pullman. Free. (509) 335-4148.

Rock Royalty - Ultimate British Classic Rock Festival with The Zombies, including Colin Blunstone and Rod Argent, and The Yardbirds. Tuesday. Knitting Factory, 919 W. Sprague Ave. TW.

Tuesday Night Music Series - Chubbs Toga (bluegrass rock and folk). Tuesday. 5-7 p.m., Moscow Food Co-op, 121 E. Fifth St., Moscow, Idaho. Free. (208) 882-8537.

Robin Trower (Rescheduled from May 11) - With guests Zac Fairbanks and The Booze Fighters. May 11 tickets will be honored. Wednesday. 8 p.m., Knitting Factory, 919 W. Sprague Ave. $21. TW.

Hollywood Undead - Hip-hop/metal/ punk music with special guests Mest and The Sleeping. July 2. 7:30 p.m., Knitting Factory, 919 W. Sprague Ave. $20. TW.

Dance

June Bug Ball - Beginner Samba lesson at 7 p.m., general dancing at 8 p.m. Singles, couples, beginners, advanced welcome. Alcohol- and tobacco-free. Saturday. 7-10 p.m., Sandpoint Community Hall, 204 S. Fourth Ave., Sandpoint. $9/general, $4/students. (208) 699-0421.

Swing In - Hot Club of Spokane with music by 6 Foot Swing, playing swing, blues, jazz and fox trot. Free lessons 6-7 p.m., bands play 7-9:30 p.m., DJ music from 9:30-11 p.m. For all ages. Sunday. Spokane Masonic Center ballroom, 1108 W. Riverside Ave. $10/adults, $7/students, free/age 10 and younger with adult ticket. (509) 475-5385.

Comedy

Comedian Brian Regan - Saturday. 8 p.m., INB Performing Arts Center, 334 W. Spokane Falls Blvd. $39.75. TW.

Yearbook Memories - Blue Door players will improvise a high school experience using your suggestions and yearbook memories. All ages welcome. Friday. 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. Tickets may be purchased at the door the night of the show. Some material may not be suitable for all ages. Saturday. 9 p.m., Blue Door Theatre, 815 W. Garland Ave. $7/all seats; no special offers, coupons or group discounts. (509) 747-7045.

Theater

“Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat” – Tonight, Friday and Saturday, 7:30 p.m. at the Coeur d’Alene Summer Theatre, the region’s professional summer stock theater. $35-$33-$25. (800) 4CDA-TIX. (208) 769-7780. Also, a free performance for community disadvantaged youth Saturday at 2 p.m. Presented by the Coeur d’Alene Summer Theater’s Board of Directors and Post Falls Police Department OASIS program. Families should call to reserve tickets. North Idaho College, Schuler Auditorium in Coeur d’Alene.

Idaho Repertory Theatre Backstage Barbecue - Featuring sneak peeks of upcoming shows, sword fight/combat demonstrations, theater tours, hot dog buffet, free ice cream and more. Saturday. 5-8 p.m., University of Idaho, Hartung Theatre, Moscow, Idaho. $5 for Hot Dog Buffet. (208) 885-6465.

“Unnecessary Farce” - A modern-day farce written by Paul Slade Smith. Shows Wednesday, July 2, 10, 16, 28 and Aug. 6 at 7:30 p.m.; July 19 at 2 p.m. Idaho Repertory Theatre, University of Idaho, Hartung Theatre, Moscow, Idaho. $18/adults; $16/seniors age 60 and older; $13/students and youth. (208) 885-7212.


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