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Music

“The Forgotten Carols” - Michael McLean’s musical story of a rigid nurse whose heart is warmed at the holidays by an eccentric older patient. Friday, 7:30 p.m., INB Performing Arts Center, 334 W. Spokane Falls Blvd. $13-$25. (800) 325-SEAT

April Smith and the Great Picture Show - Eclectic up-and-coming pop singer-songwriter. Friday, 8 p.m., Bing Crosby Theater, 901 W. Sprague Ave. $10. (800) 325-SEAT

Ezekiel Kelly - Sea-gypsy folk singer-songwriter. Saturday, 7 p.m., Pend Oreille Playhouse, 240 N. Union Ave., Newport, Wash. $12. (509) 671-3389

Spokane Falls Community College Community Band - Monday, 7:30 p.m., North Central High School, 1600 N. Howard St. Free. (509) 533-3720

Boston Camerata - “The Sacred Bridge,” exploring Jewish, Christian and Muslim musical traditions of the Middle Ages, featuring the Sharq Arabic Ensemble. Auditorium Chamber Music Series. Tuesday, 7:30 p.m., University of Idaho, University Auditorium, 851 Campus Drive, Moscow, Idaho. $20/adults, $17/seniors, $10/students. Pre-concert presentation, “The Making of the Sacred Bridge,” at 2:30 p.m. (208) 885-6231

SFCC Choral Concert - Tuesday. 7 p.m., Spokane Falls Community College, Spartan Theater, Humanities Building 5, 3410 W. Fort George Wright Drive. Free, donations accepted. (509) 533-3720

“Soundscapes” - Featuring the EWU Wind Ensemble 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

“Family Dinner”- Holiday-themed improvisational 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

Uncle D’s Comedy Show - Bobbi’s Bar 20-year anniversary celebration featuring Don Parkins of Bluez at the Bend. Saturday, pig barbecue and potluck 6:30 p.m., comedy show 8 p.m., live entertainment by Robb Boatsman and Rampage at 9:30 p.m., Bobbi’s Bar, state Highway 5, Plummer, Idaho. Free admission. (208) 686-1677

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

Dane Cook - Stand-up star’s Isolated Incident Global Thermo Comedy Tour. Wednesday, 8 p.m., Spokane Arena, 720 W. Mallon Ave. $35-$65. (800) 325-SEAT

Theater

“Irving Berlin’s White Christmas” - Stage version of the musical holiday classic. Through Dec. 19, Thursdays (except tonight), Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 p.m. and Sundays at 2 p.m., Spokane Civic Theatre, Main Stage, 1020 N. Howard St. $32/adults, $30/seniors age 65 and older, $24/students age 24 and younger with student ID, $12/student rush (available 20 minutes before a performance; not available for shows near to selling out). (509) 325-2507

“Honky Tonk Angels Holiday Spectacular” - The trio of crooning country gals reunites for a Christmas show at the Hillbilly Heaven Club. Through Dec. 11, Thursdays (except tonight), Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 p.m.; 2 p.m. matinees Sunday and Dec. 4 and 11. Interplayers, 174 S. Howard St. $10-$22. (509) 455-7529, (800) 325-SEAT

“A Christmas Story”- Spokane Children’s Theatre presents a stage version of the 1983 holiday film from the memoirs of Jean Shepherd. Shows Friday at 4 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday and Dec. 5 and 12, 1 p.m.; Dec. 4 and 11, 1 and 4 p.m. (signing will be provided for the hearing impaired during Dec. 4 performances). Spokane Community College, Lair Auditorium, 1810 N. Greene St. $12/adults, $10/children. (800) 325-SEAT

A Coeur d’Alene Christmas Variety Show - The Coeur d’Alene Resort presents a holiday-themed live show featuring juggling, magic, sketch comedy, music and dance by performers ages 7 to 83. Friday, 7 and 8 p.m.; Saturday and Dec. 10-11, 21-25 and 28-30 at 5, 6:30 and 8 p.m.; and Dec. 19 and 26 at 4, 5:30 and 7 p.m., The Coeur d’Alene Resort, Shore Lounge, 115 S. Second St., Coeur d’Alene. $10/adults, $5/ages 6-12, free/age 5 and younger. (208) 664-7268

“A Cloud of Victims”- Staged reading of Spokane Community College drama instructor Adam Sharp’s play about tourists trapped on a secluded island in a hotel taken over by terrorists. Dec. 2, 5 p.m., Spokane Community College, Hagan Foundation Center for the Humanities, SCC Learning Resource Center, Building No. 16, 1810 N. Greene St. Free. (509) 533-7387



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