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Stage listings

Thu., May 6, 2010

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Whitworth Jazz Ensembles I and II - Today, 5 p.m., Whitworth University, Hixson Union Building multipurpose room, 300 W. Hawthorne Road. (509) 777-3280

Spokane Symphony with Natalie Cole - Today, 8 p.m., INB Performing Arts Center, 334 W. Spokane Falls Blvd. $30-$60. (509) 624-1200

UI University Orchestra - with Kay Zavislak, piano. Today, 7:30 p.m., University of Idaho, University Auditorium, 851 Campus Drive, Moscow. $5/adults, $3/seniors and students. (208) 885-6231

Fiesta at the JACC - Youth art workshop with Art on the Edge, 5-7 p.m.; music by Milonga, 6:30-8 p.m. Featuring traditional Mexican dishes, sangria and beer available. Friday, 5-8 p.m., Jacklin Arts & Cultural Center, 405 N. William Street, Post Falls. $10/adults, free/age 12 and younger. (208) 457-8950

“Jazz Knows No Boundaries” - Featuring the NIC Jazz Ensemble and Jazz Co. Friday, 7:30 p.m., North Idaho College, Boswell Hall, 1000 W. Garden Ave., Coeur d’Alene. Free. (208) 769-7764

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

“So You Think You Can Sing Barbershop” - Pages of Harmony spring show featuring quartets and choruses from throughout the area. Preliminaries, 2-4:30 p.m.; finals and Show of Champions, 7 p.m. Saturday, Lewis and Clark High School Auditorium. $5/afternoon, $15/evening. (509) 443-1503, (509) 999-6223

“Gifts from Africa” - Benefit concert for a school in Tanzania, with African and American music by the “TUIMBE!” (“Let’s sing!” in Swahili) choir, Bonners Ferry children’s choir, Swingin’ on a Star and the Bonners Ferry Marimba Band. Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Trinity Lutheran Church, 6784 Cody St., Bonners Ferry, Idaho. (208) 267-7191

KPBX Kids’ Concert - “Adventure!” musical journey around the world with short poems delivered by members of the Spokane Youth Symphony’s junior and intermediate string orchestras. Saturday, 1-2 p.m., Bing Crosby Theater, 901 W. Sprague Ave. Free. (509) 327-5729

Greater Palouse Youth Orchestra - Saturday, 7:30 p.m., University of Idaho, University Auditorium, 851 Campus Drive, Moscow. Free. (208) 885-6231

Panhandle Polecats - Bluegrass. Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Artisans at the Dahmen Barn, Highway 195, 419 N. Park Way, Uniontown, Wash. $8. (509) 229-3414

Tapestry Women’s Choir - 24-voice choir. Saturday. 7:30-9:30 p.m., Tekoa Empire Theatre, 126 S. Crosby, Tekoa, Wash. $5. (509) 284-5000

Spokane Jazz Orchestra with Greta Matassa - Season finale with Seattle vocalist. Saturday, 8 p.m., Bing Crosby Theater, 901 W. Sprague Ave. $25/adults, $21/seniors, students and military. (509) 227-7404

Mother’s Day Concert in the Park - Featuring the NIC Wind Symphony and Madrigal Singers. Sunday, 2 p.m., City Park, Coeur d’Alene. Free. (208) 769-7764

Musicfest Northwest – 65th annual competition featuring more than 1,000 young performers in ballet, brass, flute, guitar, organ, piano, reed, string and voice divisions. Adjudicated classes, Sunday through May 14, Gonzaga University campus (organ division at St. Mark’s Lutheran Church); Young Artist Concert (division winners), Wednesday, 7:30 p.m., Bing Crosby Theater, 901 W. Sprague Ave.; piano playoffs, four winners chosen for Festival Highlights Concert, Thursday afternoon, GU; Festival Highlights Concert (judges’ favorites), May 14, 7:30 p.m., Bing Crosby Theater. Live studio performances by various performers, Tuesday-May 14, 10 a.m.-noon, KPBX-FM (91.1). Free. (509) 327-3455,

Spokane String Quartet - Works by Sarasate, Schumann and Chopin, with guest pianist Archie Chen. Sunday, 3 p.m., Martin Woldson Theater at The Fox, 1001 W. Sprague Ave. $18/adults, $15/seniors, $10/students. (509) 624-1200

David Lanz - Grammy-nominated New Age pianist. Sunday, 3 p.m., Bing Crosby Theater, 901 W. Sprague Ave. $17.50-$35. (800) 325-SEAT

Whitworth Choir - Sunday, 7 p.m., Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist, 12th Avenue at Grand Boulevard. $7/adults, $5/seniors and students. (509) 777-3280

Spokane Navy Week – With performances by Passages, the Navy Region Northwest rock/pop band, Tuesday and May 13, 5-7 p.m. at Riverstone Park in Coeur d’Alene. Free. (206) 356-2436,

Tuesday Night Music Series -Mark Holt, Western/bluegrass. Tuesday, 5-7 p.m., Moscow Food Co-op, 121 E. Fifth St, Moscow, Idaho. Free. (208) 882-8537

EWU Composers Forum Concert - Tuesday, 7:30 p.m., Eastern Washington University, Music Building Recital Hall, Cheney. $5/adults, $3/seniors and students. (509) 359-2241


Comedy Open Mike - Today, sign up by 7:30 p.m. to perform. Uncle D’s Comedy Underground, Bluz at the Bend, 2721 N. Market St. Free. (509) 483-7300

Coming Soon – Improv comedy about the movie-making process, based on 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

Jim Green and Charlie Laborte - Friday and Saturday, 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. Some material may not be suitable for all ages. Saturday, 9 p.m., Blue Door Theatre, 815 W. Garland Ave. $7. (509) 747-7045


SCC Celebration of Cultures - Featuring break dancing by Paper Cut Out Crew. Friday, 10:45 a.m., Spokane Community College, Lair-Student Center Lobby, Bldg. 6, 1810 N. Greene St. Free.

“Broadway Unbound” - An evening of Broadway with student actors and dancers. Friday, 7 p.m., Whitworth University, Cowles Auditorium. $3. (509) 777-3280


“Lips Together, Teeth Apart” - Comedy/drama about secrets revealed between two married couples as they spend Fourth of July weekend together. Through May 23, Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 p.m. and Sundays at 2 p.m. Spokane Civic Theatre, Firth Chew Studio Theatre, 1020 N. Howard St. (entrance off Dean Avenue). $16. (509) 325-2507, (800) 325-SEAT

“Jekyll and Hyde”- Musical based on the story by Robert Louis Stevenson. Through May 23, Thursday through Saturday, 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, 2 p.m. Lake City Playhouse, 1320 E. Garden Ave., Coeur d’Alene. $16/adults, $13/seniors and students, $10/children 12 and under. (208) 667-1323

“The Insanity of Mary Girard” - Spokane Falls Community College drama students present this play about a woman unjustly committed to a hospital for the insane by her husband. Today-Saturday and May 13-15, 7:30 p.m.; Sunday (food bank benefit) and May 16, 2 p.m. Not suitable for audiences under age 16. SFCC Playhouse, Communications Building 5, 3410 W. Fort George Wright Drive. $8/ (free/SFCC students). (509) 533-3592

“The Crucible” - Staged reading to benefit Lake City Playhouse. Friday, 7:30 p.m., Harding Family Center, 411 15th St., Coeur d’Alene. $7; call for reservations. (208) 667-1323

“The Last Gladiator” - A story about bravery, trickery and falling in love presented by Theater Arts for Children. Friday-Saturday and May 14-15 and 21-22, 7 p.m.; Sunday, May 16 and 23, 2 p.m. Spokane Valley Partners, 10814 E. Broadway Ave., Spokane Valley. $7/ages 13 and older, $5/ages 12 and younger. (509) 892-5413

“Showboat Serenade” - A tribute to showboat music presented by Northwoods Performing Arts. Shows Friday and Saturday and May 14-15 with dinner at 6 p.m. and show at 7:30 p.m. Call for reservations. Tickets also available at Seebers Drug in Newport, Wash. The Circle Moon Theater, Highway 211 off of Highway 2, Newport, Wash. $20/dinner and show; $12/adults, $10/children and seniors for show only. (208) 448-1294.

“A Midsummer Night’s Dream” - A Seattle Shakespeare Company production. Saturday, 7 p.m., Cowles Auditorium, Whitworth University. $5/adults, free/students and seniors. (509) 777-4263

“What’s In a Meal?” - Whitworth Theatre presents this performance about issues related to food production and consumption. Saturday, noon, 2 and 4 p.m., Northwest Museum of Arts and Culture, Campbell House, 2316 W. First Ave. (509) 456-3931

Fifth Annual Senior Showcase - The Pend Oreille Players Association presents this production written, planned and directed by student/youth performers. Saturday, 2 p.m., Pend Oreille Playhouse Community Theater, 240 N. Union Ave., Newport, Wash. Free; donations accepted for scholarship fund. (509) 671-3389

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