November 26, 2009 in Features

Stage listings

 
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Performances of “A Tuna Christmas” continue at Spokane Civic Theatre.
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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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