“The Maid Mistress” - A dinner-opera show about an elderly, grouchy bachelor, Dr. Pandolfo, and his maid, Zerbina, presented by Spokane Opera. Tuesday-June 24 at 6:30 p.m., Reservations requested. Luigi’s, 245 W. Main Ave. $70. (509) 533-1150.
MAC Band - Moscow Arts Council Band performances are: Today, Latin Celebration; June 24, LHSOM conductors. 7 p.m., East City Park, Moscow, Idaho. Free. (208) 883-7036.
Leavenworth International Accordion Celebration 2010 - Today-Sunday. Lively accordion concerts, competitions and free entertainment at the Festhalle, Gazebo and Grange by top local, national and international accordionists. Free introductory accordion lessons, vendor exhibitions, dancing to live music, workshops and rising-star performances. 9 a.m., 1001 Front St., Leavenworth, Wash. (206) 622-4786.
Spokane Symphony’s Best Fest - Friday, 7 p.m., “Best of the Classics” at 7 p.m., featuring selections from the Top 40 of classical music, with wine tasting from 5-7 p.m. and 9-10 p.m.; Saturday, 7 p.m., “Best of Music from Stage and Screen,” and beer tasting from 5-7 p.m. and 9-10 p.m.; Sunday, 4 p.m., “Patriotic Salute to 100th Anniversary of Father’s Day,” music includes John Williams’ Summon the Heroes and Raider’s March, American Salute, Armed Forces Salute, Colonel Bogey March, Sing-Along America! and Thunder and Lightning Polka, and an ice cream tasting for the family from 2-4 p.m., Martin Woldson Theater at The Fox, 1001 W. Sprague Ave. $22-$35/each concert, $15/wine or beer tasting, $10/adults and $5/children for ice cream tasting. (509) 624-1200.
Artwalk 2010 - Live music in Friendship Square will feature University of Idaho Native American Drum Group performing from 4:30-6 p.m.; Groovehaus performing from 6-8 p.m.; and the Mullan Road Band performing from 8-10 p.m. Friday, Moscow, Idaho. Free. (208) 883-7036.
KPBX Kids’ Concert - Free music/entertainment show. Sponsored by Spokane Public Radio KPBX-FM. Friday. 1-2 p.m., Riverfront Park, Clocktower Meadow. (509) 625-6601.
Cage the Elephant - With the 22-20s and Auto Vaughn. Friday. 8 p.m., Knitting Factory, 919 W. Sprague Ave. $15. 1-877-4FLY-TIX.
Star Wars in Concert - Featuring music from all six of John Williams’ “Star Wars” scores with an 83-piece orchestra and 30-piece choir, accompanied by specially edited footage displayed on a three-story-tall, high-definition LED super-screen. Shows at 2 and 7 p.m. Saturday. Spokane Arena, 720 W. Mallon Ave. $35-65. 1-800-325-SEAT.
Park Place Summers Sounds - Saturday, Dolce Quartet. Noon-2 p.m., Park Place Stage, corner of First and Cedar, Sandpoint. Free. (208) 263-6139.
Harrison’s 2010 Summer Concert Series - Saturday: Local singer and songwriter LG Sennelly. 2-5 p.m. Series sponsored by Harrison Chamber of Commerce. Harrison City Park, Harrison, Idaho. Free. (208) 689-3669.
Lure of the Drums - Features traditional Japanese and contemporary Taiko Drumming by Suzaku Taiko; international dancing and percussion by Silver Spurs; international drumming with emphasis on Brazilian style by Moonbear and Gardner; and West African influence in drumming and dancing by Ashe Drum and Dance Ensemble. Proceeds to be used for improvements to the clubhouse. Saturday. 6:19-8:30 p.m., Woman’s Club of Spokane, 1428 W. Ninth Ave. $10/adults, $5/children. (509) 363-0400 or 953-5731.
Tom Drake Band - Playing new and old acoustic roots, Americana hillbilly blues. Saturday. 7:30 p.m., Artisans at Dahmen Barn, U.S. 195, 419 N. Park Way, Uniontown, Wash. $7. (509) 229-3414.
Floater - Alternative/punk music. Saturday. 8 p.m., Knitting Factory, 919 W. Sprague Ave. $12/advance, $14/day of show. 1-877-4FLY-TIX.
Slightly Stoopid - With Steel Pulse and the Expendables. Sunday. 6 p.m., Riverfront Park, Lilac Bowl Amphitheatre. $20-$35. 1-877-4FLY-TIX.
Jazz at the JACC - Featuring Latin jazz with Steven and Connie King. Sunday. 6:30 p.m., Jacklin Arts & Cultural Center, 405 William St., Post Falls. $20. (208) 457-8950.
Tuesday Night Music Series - Tuesday: Mark Maland, acoustic rock/country. 5-7 p.m., Moscow Food Co-op, 121 E. Fifth St, Moscow, Idaho. Free. (208) 882-8537.
Henry Rollins - American singer-songwriter, raconteur, stand-up comedian, spoken word artist. Tuesday. 8 p.m., Bing Crosby Theater, 901 W. Sprague Ave. $20. 1-800-325-SEAT.
Bryan Duncan - An original member of the Sweet Comfort Band. Wednesday. 7-9:30 p.m., New Life Assembly of God, 10920 E. Sprague Ave., Spokane Valley. Donation. (509) 325-0494.
Heartbreak Pass - Also known as “Bluegrass in the Fast Lane,” the group consists of five musicians from the Spokane area. June 24. 7 p.m., Pend Oreille Playhouse, 240 N. Union Ave., Newport, Wash. $7. (509) 671-3389.
Jewel - Solo acoustic country music show with opening act Radney Foster. June 24. 8 p.m., Knitting Factory, 919 W. Sprague Ave. $55.50. 1-877-FLY-TIX.
St. Patrick’s Irish Dancers - Celebrating seven years of Irish dance and music with 25 student dancers ages 5-21 and the Saurette Singers. For all ages. Saturday. 6:30-8:30 p.m., Spokane Community College Lair, 1810 N. Greene St. $7/family $5/general, $2/seniors, student, military. (509) 255 5801.
Danceworks 2010 - Annual Spring dance concert. Saturday. 7 p.m., Panida Theater, 300 N. First Ave., Sandpoint. $9. (208) 263-9191.
Summer Dances in the Park - Wednesday evenings 6:30-8:30 p.m., rain or shine, casual dress. Featuring various musicians. Wednesday at Rathdrum City Park. Presented by Coeurly Q’s, callers and cuers welcome. Rathdrum, Idaho. $3/donation. (208) 457-8514.
Spokane Invitational Comedy Competition - Today-Saturday at 8 p.m., Uncle D’s Comedy Underground, Bluz at the Bend, 2721 N. Market St. $10. (509) 483-7300.
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.
“Annie Get Your Gun” - Musical presented by Spokane Civic Theatre. Shows tonight, Friday and Saturday at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m., Spokane Civic Theater, 1020 N. Howard St. $27/adults, $25/seniors age 65 and older, $18/students 24 years of age and younger with student ID, $9/student rush (available 20 minutes before a performance; not available for shows near to selling out). (509) 325-2507.
“The Taffetas” - Lake City Playhouse’s production of Richard Lewis’ 50’s musical. Shows tonight-Saturday at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m., Lake City Playhouse, 1320 E. Garden Ave., Coeur d’Alene. $16/adults; $13 for seniors and students; $10/children age 12 and younger. (208) 667-1323.
“Everything’s Coming Up Roses (An Attitude of a Great Nation)” - Dinner theatre presented by Northwoods Chorale. Tickets available at Seeber’s Drugstore in Newport or by calling (208) 448-1294. Dinner at 6 p.m.; show at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, beef bourguignon dinner catered by Bauer Haus. Show is appropriate for all ages. The Circle Moon Theater, state Highway 211 off U.S. 2, Newport, Wash. $20/dinner and show; $12/adults, $10/children and seniors for show-only; $30/person for Gala Night, show-only tickets not available on Gala Night. (509) 447-3004.
“50/50” - 50% short form and 50% long form improvised show with all material based on audience suggestions. 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.
Youth and Teen Improv Classes - Each class will focus on storytelling, mime, environment creation, character development and spontaneity. Beginning/intermediate improv for ages 8-12 from 10-10:50 a.m.; Shortform Improv for ages 13-17 from 11-11:50 a.m. Registration required. Classes held Saturdays through July 3. Blue Door Theatre, 815 W. Garland Ave. $60/student. (509) 747-7045.
Adult Improv Classes - Eight-week improv class held Tuesdays, 7-9 p.m. Class will focus on the basic skills of improv. Runs through July 27. Blue Door Theatre, 815 W. Garland Ave. $150/one payment or $25/per class. (509) 747-7045.
Rockin’ B Ranch Cowboy Supper Shows with the Riders of the Rockin’ B - Shows Thursdays in July and August and most every Friday and Saturday through Sept. 5, except on July 10, Aug. 7, 28 and Sept. 18 when the ranch will present “Pat McManus Comedies” starring Tim Behrens. 5:30 p.m., pre-show youth performers; 6:10 p.m., “Twilight at the Spokane Bridge” cowboy vampire melodrama; 7 p.m., dinner including barbecued beef, chicken and ribs; 8 p.m., cowboy/western music by the Riders of the Rockin’ B. There will also be a beer and wine cantina open nightly. Rockin’ B Ranch, 3912 N Idaho Road, Liberty Lake. $35/adults; $10/youth age 10 and younger. (509) 891-9016.
“The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee” - Musical comedy presented by Coeur d’Alene Summer Theatre. Shows Thursday-Saturday at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m. through June 26. Schuler Performing Arts Center in Boswell Hall at NIC, 1000 W. Garden Ave., Coeur d’Alene. $39/adults, $35/seniors and students with ID, $25/children ages 6-12. (208) 769-7780.
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