WSU Festival of Contemporary Art Music - Featuring guest composer Robert Carl. Today: recital of new works by student composers, 11:10 a.m., Kimbrough Concert Hall; concert featuring new works by faculty composers, 8 p.m., Bryan Hall Theatre. Friday: all-electroacoustic concert, 3:10 p.m., Kimbrough Concert Hall. Saturday: concert of works by Carl performed by music faculty and students, 8 p.m., Kimbrough Concert Hall. Washington State University, Pullman. Free. (509) 335-8522
SFCC Jazz and Diversity Festival - Today, Terri Lyne Carrington Quintet, featuring saxophonist Greg Osby; Friday, Eddie Palmieri and his Latin jazz band, featuring trumpeter Brian Lynch. Both at 8 p.m., Martin Woldson Theater at The Fox, 1001 W. Sprague Ave. Today, $15-$22; Friday, $27-$32; both, $44. (800) 325-SEAT
Northwest Bach Festival - Gunther Schuller conducts Bach’s Mass in B Minor. Friday, 8 p.m., St. John’s Cathedral, 127 E. 12th Ave. $29/adults, $17/students. (800) 325-SEAT
Gospel Explosion - Whitworth students and Spokane area choirs celebrate Black History Month. Donations will be accepted for student Kelvin Garner, who sustained serious injuries in a near-drowning accident over the summer. Friday, 7 p.m., Whitworth University, Cowles Auditorium. Free. (509) 777-4568
“Some Enchanted Evening”- Concert, media presentation and dessert reception to benefit the Spokane Valley Food Bank. Friday, 7 p.m., St. Joseph’s Catholic Church, 4521 N. Arden Road, Otis Orchards. $10/adults, $5/students, $30/family. (509) 226-9950
Allen James Teague - Pianist, accompanied by Diana Law performing ballet scenes. Saturday, 7 p.m., Pend Oreille Playhouse, Newport, Wash. $10. (509) 671-3234
Eckart Preu - Spokane Symphony music director discusses “Evolution of the Symphony and its Place in Today’s Culture.” Sunday, 3 p.m., Kroc Center, 1765 W. Golf Course Road, Coeur d’Alene. Free.
Spokane Youth Symphony - 60th anniversary season. Sunday, 4 p.m., Martin Woldson Theater at The Fox , 1001 W. Sprague Ave. $14/adults, $12/seniors, $10/students. (509) 624-1200
Spokane All-City Jazz Ensembles Concert - With trumpeter Marcus Printup. Sunday, 7 p.m., Eastern Washington University, Showalter Auditorium, Cheney. $7/adults, $5/seniors and students. (509) 359-7073
Tuesday Night Music Series - Dave Roon (folk and rock). Tuesday, 5-7 p.m., Moscow Food Co-op, 121 E. Fifth St, Moscow, Idaho. Free. (208) 882-8537
UI Faculty Recital - Carol-Padgham-Albrecht, oboe, and Kay Zavislak, harpischord. Tuesday, 7:30 p.m., University of Idaho, University Auditorium, 851 Campus Drive, Moscow, Idaho. $5/adults, $3/seniors and students. (208) 885-5013
WSU Jazz Big Band and VoJazz - Tuesday, 8 p.m., Washington State University, Kimbrough Music Building, Pullman. Free. (509) 335-3581
Lilac City Cheer and Dance Competition - Saturday, 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Spokane Convention Center, 334 W. Spokane Falls Blvd. (888) 546-0020
“The Dancing Princesses”- Debut performance by Spokane Youth Ballet, with guest artists from Oregon Ballet Theater. Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Central Valley High School Performing Arts Center, 821 S. Sullivan Road, Spokane Valley. $10-$12. (800) 325-SEAT
“It’s a Date!” - Blue Door players will improvise a dating game show. 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. Some material may not be 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 - For age 18 and older. Sunday, 6-9 p.m., Mama’s Thaiway Lounge, 5908 E. Broadway Ave. No cover. (509) 270-9740
“Honky Tonk Angels” - Musical comedy about three women’s quest for country music stardom. Through Feb. 21, 7:30 p.m. on Wednesdays and Thursdays, 8 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays and 2 p.m. matinees this Saturday and Feb. 13, 14 and 21. Interplayers, 174 S. Howard St. $10-$21. (509) 455-7529, (800) 325-SEAT
“Curtains”- Combination musical, murder mystery and backstage comedy. Today-Saturday, 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, 2 p.m., Spokane Civic Theatre, 1020 N. Howard St. $27/adults, $25/seniors, $18/students, $9/student rush (as available 20 minutes before showtime). (509) 325-2507
“Sylvia” - Comedy about a love triangle involving a man, his wife and his dog. Through Feb. 21, Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 p.m. and Sundays at 2 p.m. Spokane Civic Theatre, Firth J. Chew Studio Theatre, 1020 N. Howard St. $16 ($8 student rush tickets 20 minutes before a performance, if available). (509) 625-2507
“The Glass Menagerie” - Washington State University Department of Theatre and Dance’s production of Tennessee William’s play set in St. Louis in 1937. Today-Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Washington State University, Daggy Hall Jones Theatre, Pullman. (509) 335-7236
“Strange Attractors” - Production by Master of Fine Arts student in dramatic writing Maddie Rydalch. Today-Saturday, 7:30 p.m. and Saturday-Sunday, 2 p.m. Kiva Theatre, University of Idaho, 921 Campus Drive, Moscow. (208) 885-6465, www.uitheatre.com
“Weaving Our Sister’s Voices” - Presented by Gonzaga University Theatre. A performance of dance, music and poetry exploring how women of Scripture relate to our lives. Shows Friday and Saturday at 7:30 p.m.; and Sunday at 2 p.m., Gonzaga College Hall, Harry and Colleen Magnuson Theatre. (509) 313-3606.
“King Arthur’s Quest” - Presented by Missoula Children’s Theater and Pend Oreille Arts Council. Saturday, 2 and 7 p.m., Panida Theater, 300 N. First Ave., Sandpoint. $8/adults, $5/youth. (208) 263-9191
“The Vagina Monologues” - Saturday, 7 p.m. and Sunday, 2 p.m., Kenworthy Performing Arts Centre, 508 S. Main St., Moscow, Idaho. $8/advance, $10/door. (208) 885-6616
“The Vagina Monologues” - Presented by Spokane Falls Community College Associated Women Students. Wednesday-Thursday, 11:30 a.m. and next Friday, 8 p.m., SFCC SUB, Senate Chambers, Building 17, 3410 Fort George Wright Drive. (509) 533-3553
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