October 29, 2009 in Features

Stage listings


Events of special interest are marked with a

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


UI Student Chamber Music Series - Today, 7:30 p.m., University of Idaho, University Auditorium, 851 Campus Drive, Moscow, Idaho. (208) 885-6231

WSU Orchestra - Performing pieces by Rossini, Elgar and Haydn. Today, 8 p.m., Washington State University, Bryan Hall Theatre, Pullman. Free. (509) 335-4148

WSU Big Band II - Program includes “Central Park West” by John Coltrane and “Bebop” by Dizzy Gillespie. Friday, 3:10 p.m., Washington State University, Kimbrough Concert Hall, Pullman. Free. (509) 335-4148

“Chess in Concert” - Concert version of stage musical about a romantic triangle between two world chess championship players and the woman who manages one and falls in love with the other. Friday-Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Spokane Civic Theatre, Main Stage, 1020 N. Howard St. $30. (509) 325-2507, (800) 446-9576

Jonah Smith - Pop-soul singer/songwriter. Friday, 8 p.m., Panida Theater, 300 N. First Ave., Sandpoint. $12/advance, $15/door. (208) 263-9191

Fall Folk Festival - . Presented by the Spokane Folklore Society, featuring multiple stages of traditional and ethnic dance and music, workshops, crafts for children (Halloween activities Saturday) and jamming. Traditional crafts and meals for purchase. Saturday, 11 a.m.-10 p.m. and Sunday, noon-5 p.m., Spokane Community College Lair, 1810 N. Greene St. Free. (509) 747-2640

Spokane Opera Gala Concert - Celebrating 24 years of opera, highlighting past and future productions. Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Martin Woldson Theater at The Fox, 1001 W. Sprague Ave. $12-$100. (509) 325-SEAT

Tubaween - Annual Halloween concert featuring University of Idaho tuba players. Saturday, 7:30 p.m., University Auditorium, 851 Campus Drive, Moscow, Idaho. Free; donations accepted. (208) 885-6231

Prairie Flyer - Bluegrass, folk and Americana. Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Artisans at the Dahmen Barn, Uniontown, Wash. $10/door. (509) 229-3414

Loggins and Messina - Reunited ’70s pop-rockers, Saturday, 8:30 p.m., Northern Quest Casino, 100 N. Hayford Road, Airway Heights. $55-$65. (509) 481-6700, (800) 325-SEAT

Skillet - Alternative Christian rockers, with Hawk Nelson, Decyfer Dawn and The Letter Black. Sunday, 6:30 p.m., INB Performing Arts Center, 334 W. Spokane Falls Blvd. $17.50-$40. (509) 624-1200

WSU Jazz Festival - Featuring school groups from throughout the Northwest. Wednesday, 8 a.m.- 3:40 p.m., Kimbrough Concert Hall, Washington State University, Pullman. Concert featuring pianist Brent Edstrom and the WSU Jazz Big Band, noon-1 p.m. Free. (509) 335-4244

UI Guest Jazz Recital - Featuring BUG. Wednesday, 7:30 p.m., University of Idaho, University Auditorium, 851 Campus Drive, Moscow, Idaho. (208) 885-6231


No Clue - A fully improvised murder mystery/comedy, for all ages. 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 - Halloween-themed 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


“String of Pearls” - About a pearl necklace and the lives of the many women who possess it. Contains coarse language and sexual content. Today-Saturday, 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, 2 p.m., Spokane Civic Theatre, Firth J. Chew Studio Theatre, 1020 N. Howard St. $16 ($8/student rush, available 20 minutes before a performance). (509) 625-2507

“Doubt: A Parable” - Interplayers presents John Patrick Shanley’s Pulitzer Prize-winning drama about possible abuse in a Catholic parish in 1964. Tonight at 7:30; Friday and Saturday, 8 p.m.; Saturday, 2 p.m.; Wednesday, 7:30 p.m. Interplayers, 174 S. Howard St. $10-$21. (509) 455-7529

“Dracula”- Based on Bram Stoker’s novel. Today-Saturday, 7:30 p.m.; Sunday, 2 p.m. “Scaraoke Party” follows Saturday’s performance. Lake City Playhouse, 1320 E. Garden Ave., Coeur d’Alene. $16/adults; $13/seniors, students and military. (208) 667-1323

“Dracula” - Contains gore; may not be suitable for young children and those with sensitive constitutions. Today-Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Washington State University’s Daggy Hall, R.R. Jones Theater, Pullman. $15/adults, $10/seniors and WSU students, $5/age 17 and younger. (509) 335-7236

“Pride and Prejudice” - Gonzaga University Theatre’s production based on Jane Austen’s classic novel. Today-Friday, 7:30 p.m.; Sunday, 2 p.m. Gonzaga College Hall, Harry and Colleen Magnuson Theatre. $11/adults, $10/faculty/staff, $8/students. (509) 313-3606

“Measure For Measure” - Shakespeare play presented by the North Idaho College Theater Department. Today-Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Boswell Hall Schuler Auditorium, 1000 W. Garden Ave., Coeur d’Alene. Free; recommended for ages 12 and older. (208) 769-3220

“Secret Garden” - Presented by Theater Arts for Children. Friday-Saturday, 7 p.m.; Sunday, at 1 and 4 p.m., Spokane Valley Partners Building, 10814 E. Broadway Ave., Spokane Valley. $7/age 13 and older; $5/age 12 and younger. (509) 892-5413

“Treasure Island” - Christian Youth Theater-North Idaho’s production based on the adventure novel by Robert Louis Stevenson. Friday, 7 p.m.; Saturday, 3 and 7 p.m.; Sunday, 3 p.m. Salvation Army Kroc Center, 1765 W. Golf Course Road, Coeur d’Alene. Advance: $9/adults, $8/children; $10 at the door ($6 Saturday matinee). (208) 277-5727

“Dracula: The Untold Story” - Comedic spoof of the iconic vampire tale. Friday-Saturday, 7:30 p.m. University of Idaho, Hartung Theatre, 625 Stadium Drive, Moscow, Idaho. $11/adults, $9/seniors, $7/youth/students/UI staff, free/UI students. (208) 885-6465

“The Dixie Swim Club” - A play about the lives of five Southern women who were members of the same swim team during college. Friday-Saturday, 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, 3 p.m. Woodland Theatre, 120 W. Third Ave., Kettle Falls, Wash. $8/opening night; $12/adults, $10/students and seniors age 65 and older. (509) 684-9096

“Sin (A Cardinal Deposed)” - Staged reading of Gonzaga University graduate Michael Murphy’s play based on depositions given by Cardinal Law, Archbishop of Boston, in a 2002 sexual abuse case involving the church. Featuring local attorneys and actors, in conjunction with Interplayers’ production of “Doubt.” Sunday, 2 p.m., Interplayers Professional Theatre, 174 S. Howard St. Admission by donation. (509) 455-7529

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