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Thu., Nov. 26, 2009

Performances of “A Tuna Christmas”  continue at Spokane Civic Theatre. (Colin Mulvany)
Performances of “A Tuna Christmas” continue at Spokane Civic Theatre. (Colin Mulvany)

Events of special interest are marked with a

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

Music

Sara Evans - Country star mixes seasonal favorites with her hits. Friday, 7 p.m., Coeur d’Alene Casino, Worley, Idaho. $40-$50. (800) 325-SEAT

Val Wold - 11-year-old pianist. Saturday, 1-3 p.m., Spokane Valley Mall. Free. (208) 691-6964

Hog Heaven Big Band - Sixteen-piece group plays swing era music from the 1920s to the ‘40s. Saturday, complimentary dance lessons 6 p.m., show 7 p.m., Artisans at the Dahmen Barn, 419 N. Park Way, Uniontown, Wash. $8/couple; $5/person; free/ages 12 and younger. (509) 229-3414

Christmas Bluegrass Concert - With Bob Asbury and Columbia. Saturday, 7 p.m., and Sunday, 3 p.m., Jacklin Arts and Cultural Center, 405 William St., Post Falls. $15. (208) 457-8950

Midnight Cry - Spokane band plays symphonic Christmas rock styled after the Trans-Siberian Orchestra. Sunday, 6:30 p.m., Heritage Congregational Church, 1801 E. 29th Ave. Free. (509) 467-8986

Dweezil Zappa Plays Zappa - Son’s musical tribute to famed father Frank. Sunday, 8 p.m., Bing Crosby Theater, 901 W. Sprague Ave. $35-$75. (800) 325-SEAT

EWU Chamber Showcase - Featuring faculty and student ensembles. Monday, 7:30 p.m., Eastern Washington University, Music Building Recital Hall, Cheney. $5/adults, $3/seniors and students. (509) 359-2241

“Soundscapes” - Featuring EWU Symphonic Band and Chamber Ensembles. Tuesday, 7:30 p.m., Eastern Washington University, Music Building Recital Hall, Cheney. $5/adults, $3/seniors and students. (509) 359-2241

UI Wind Ensemble - Tuesday, 7:30 p.m., University of Idaho, University Auditorium, 851 Campus Drive, Moscow, Idaho. $5/adults, $3/students and seniors. (208) 885-6231

Whitworth Concert Band - Tuesday, 8 p.m., Whitworth University, Cowles Auditorium. Free. (509) 777-3280

Cheney Jazz Collaboration - EWU Repertory Jazz Ensemble, EWU Lab Jazz Band and Cheney High School Jazz Ensemble. Wednesday, 7:30 p.m., Eastern Washington University, Music Building Recital Hall, Cheney. $5/adults, $3/seniors and students. (509) 359-2241

Dance

Spokane Folklore Society Contra Dance - With Ray Polhemus and music by Triplets/Triple Minors. Wednesday, lessons 7 p.m., dance 7:30-9:30 p.m., The Woman’s Club, 1428 W. Ninth Ave. $7/general, $5/students. (509) 747-2640

Comedy

“Family Dinner”- 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

Nick Theisen – Friday-Saturday, 8 p.m., Waddell’s Neighborhood Pub and Grill, 4318 S. Regal St. Free. (509) 443-6500

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

Theater

“The Lion King” - Best of Broadway series. Through Dec. 6, Tuesdays-Thursdays at 7:30 p.m., Fridays at 8 p.m., Saturdays at 2 and 8 p.m., Sundays at 1 and 6:30 p.m. INB Performing Arts Center, 334 W. Spokane Falls Blvd. $25-$132.50. (800) 325-SEAT

“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

“Underneath the Lintel” - One-man show featuring Reed McColm as a Dutch librarian tracking the owner of a 113-years-overdue book. Opens Friday at 8 p.m. and continues through Dec. 12, Wednesdays and Thursdays at 7:30 p.m.; Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday matinees at 2 p.m. Interplayers, 174 S. Howard St. $10-$21. (509) 455-7529

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

“The Best Christmas Pageant Ever”- The unruly Herdman kids learn the true meaning of Christmas. Opens Saturday and continues through Dec. 20, Saturdays at 1 and 4 p.m. and Thursdays at 7:30 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



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