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St. Olaf Orchestra - Internationally known college orchestra from Minnesota performs works by Barber, Mozart and Mahler. Today, 7 p.m., Ferris High School, Brueggemeier Hall, 3020 E. 37th Ave. $10/adults, $5/seniors, free/students. (800) 363-5487, www.StOlafTickets.com
Marshall McLean - Local folk guitarist, winner of the Gibson Acoustic Guitar New Musician Award in 2006. Friday, 7 p.m., Northwood Presbyterian Church sanctuary, 6721 N. Monroe St. Free. (509) 328-2012
Gonzaga University Choir - Performing during Fall Family Weekend in its first concert of the year. Friday. 7:30 p.m., St. Aloysius Church. Free; donations accepted. (509) 313-6733
Eagle Jazz Night - Homecoming weekend jazz concert with Columbia Basin College Jazz Ensemble and Moses Lake Vocal Jazz Ensemble. Friday, 7:30 p.m., Eastern Washington University, Music Building Recital Hall, Cheney. $5/adults, $3/seniors and students. (509) 359-2241
Nighthawk Jazz Quartet - Washington State University faculty combo. Friday, 8 p.m., Washington State University, Kimbrough Concert Hall, Pullman. $10/adults, $5/seniors/students. (509) 335-3929
Maverick Band - Country. Saturday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Siemers Farm, 11125 E. Day-Mt. Spokane Road, Green Bluff. Free.
Hog Heaven Big Band - Tunes from the ’20s to the ’40s. Saturday, complimentary dance lessons beginning at 6 p.m., music at 7:30 p.m., Artisans at Dahmen Barn, Highway 195, 419 N. Park Way, Uniontown, Wash. $5/single, $8/couple, free/age 11 and younger. (509) 229-3414
Spokane Symphony - Brahms’ Piano Concerto No. 2, featuring guest pianist Vladimir Feltsman, plus Martinu’s Concerto for Two Orchestras and Timpani, and Dvorák’s Symphony No. 5. Saturday, 8 p.m. and Sunday, 3 p.m., Martin Woldson Theater at The Fox, 1001 W. Sprague Ave. $22-$44. (509) 624-1200
UI University Chorus and Vandaleers - Karen Becker, cello; and Mauchley Duo, piano. Sunday, 3 p.m., University of Idaho, Lionel Hampton Building, Haddock Performance Hall, 1010 Blake Ave., Moscow. $5/adults, $3/students and seniors. (208) 885-6231
Spokane Area Children’s Chorus - Season-opening concert, “Building Blocks,” featuring all six choirs. Sunday, 4 p.m., Westminster Congregational United Church of Christ, 411 S. Washington St. $5-$8. (509) 624-7992
Jazz at the JACC - “A Tribute to the Andrews Sisters.” featuring Pamela Brownlee, Olivia Brownlee and Leslie Ann Grove. Sunday, 6:30 p.m., Jacklin Arts & Cultural Center, 405 William St., Post Falls. $20. (208) 457-8950
Tenth Avenue North - Progressive Christian pop band, with Addison Road and Matt Maher. Sunday, 7 p.m., Turning Point Open Bible Church, 11911 N. Division St. $18.70-$31. (800) 745-3000
Tuesday Night Music Series - The Tom Drake Trio, acoustic blues. Tuesday, 5-7 p.m., Moscow Food Co-op, 121 E. Fifth St, Moscow, Idaho. Free. (208) 882-8537
St. Lawrence String Quartet - Premier Canadian chamber ensemble, part of the Auditorium Chamber Music Series. Tuesday, 7:30 p.m., University of Idaho, University Auditorium, 851 Campus Drive, Moscow. $20/adults, $17/seniors, $10/students. (208) 885-6231
“Listen Up! What is Modern Music?”- Featuring Selkirk School District music instructor Donivan Johnson. Appropriate for all ages. Wednesday, 7:30 p.m., The Cutter Theatre, 302 Park St., Metaline Falls, Wash. Free. (509) 446-4108
The Haunted Forest Halloween Dance Theater Event - A blend of theater, belly dance, fusion performances, live music and technology. For all ages. Today-Friday, 8 p.m., Empyrean Coffee House, 171 S. Washington St. $10. (509) 939-6944
“Cinderella” - Presented by Eugene Ballet Company. Sunday, 3 p.m., Washington State University, Beasley Performing Arts Coliseum, Pullman. $14-$28. (800) 325-SEAT
Upright Citizens Brigade - Touring company of the renowned New York/Los Angeles comedy troupes. Today, 8 p.m., University of Idaho, University Auditorium, 851 Campus Drive, Moscow, Idaho. Free. (208) 885-7251, www.ubctourco.com
“Comedy Beyond Words”- One-woman comedy show based on local author Deanna Davis’ latest book, “Laugh, Cry, Eat Some Pie.” With silent auction, to benefit RiteCare Spokane, which provides free speech therapy for children. Friday. 6:30 p.m., Northern Quest Casino, 100 N. Hayford Road, Airway Heights. $25/general, $75/VIP (includes early admission, preferred seating, gift bag, appetizers and dessert). (509) 838-2310, www.deannadavis.net
“No Clue”- Improvised murder mystery 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 - 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
“Last Comic Standing” Live Tour - Featuring finalists from the NBC series, including Felipe Esparaza, Tommy Johnagin, Myq Kaplan, Mike Destefano and Roy Wood Jr. Sunday, 7:30 p.m., Bing Crosby Theater, 901 W. Sprague Ave. $35-$75/advance, $38-$78/day of show. (800) 325-SEAT
Trailer Park Boys - Cast of Canadian mockumentary television series about the misadventures of a group of trailer park residents. Monday, 7:30 p.m., Bing Crosby Theater, 901 W. Sprague Ave. $28-$35/advance, $31-$38/day of show. (800) 325-SEAT
Jason Hewlett - Celebrity impressionist does more than 60 characters, from Michael Jackson to Willie Nelson, in a benefit show for Lilac Services for the Blind. Tuesday, 7:30 p.m., Bing Crosby Theater, 901 W. Sprague Ave. $20. (800) 325-SEAT
“The Laramie Project” - North Idaho College Theatre Department presents this play about the aftermath of gay Wyoming college student Matthew Shepard’s murder in 1998. Today-Saturday and Oct. 28-30, 7:30 p.m.; post-show discussions with audience Friday, Saturday and Oct. 29. North Idaho College, Schuler Performing Arts Center, Coeur d’Alene. Free. (208) 769-3220
“The 39 Steps” - Interplayers presents the Tony- and Olivier Award-winning comedy based on the movie by Alfred Hitchcock. Today-Saturdayand Oct. 27-30, 7:30 p.m.; Sunday and Oct. 30, 2 p.m. Interplayers, 174 S. Howard St. $12-$21. (509) 455-7529
“Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story” - Spokane Civic Theatre presents this rock ’n’ roll musical about the life of the 1950s singer. Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 p.m. and Sundays at 2 p.m. through Oct. 24. Spokane Civic Theatre, Main Stage, 1020 N. Howard St. $28/adults; $26/seniors; $20/students; $10/student rush (available 20 minutes before a performance; not available for shows near to selling out). (800) 325-7328, (509) 325-2507
“The New Kid on the Block”- Comedic dinner show presented by Northwoods Performing Arts, suitable for all ages. Friday-Saturday, garlic lemon chicken dinner 6 p.m., show at 7:30, Circle Moon Theater, Highway 211 off of Highway 2, Newport, Wash. $20/dinner and show; $12/adults, $10/children and seniors for show only. Tickets available at Seebers Drugstore or by calling (208) 448-1294.
“Murder on the Agenda” Mystery Dinner Theater - Annual event hosted by the Posey Power Garden Club, with dinner by Katie’s Oven Catering. Friday-Saturday, 6:30 p.m., The Cutter Theatre, 302 Park St., Metaline Falls. $25. (509) 446-4108
“Delval Divas”- Murder mystery comedy presented by StageWest Community Theatre of the West Plains. Friday-Saturday and Oct. 29-30, 7 p.m.; Sunday, 3 p.m., Eastern Washington University, Showalter Auditorium, Sixth and College Avenue, Cheney. $12/adults; $8/seniors and students. Tickets available at www.stagewestct.org, at Owl’s Pharmacy in Cheney and Medical Lake, and at the door.
“The Cemetery Club” - Comedy-drama about three widows who meet each month at their husbands’ gravesites. Opens Friday and continues through Nov. 14, Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 p.m. and Sundays at 2 p.m. Spokane Civic Theatre, Firth J. Chew Studio Theatre (Dean Avenue entrance), 1020 N. Howard St. $18. (509) 325-2507
“Romeo and Juliet” - Gonzaga University Theatre Department presents Shakespeare’s romantic tragedy. Friday-Saturday and Oct. 28, 7:30 p.m.; Oct. 30, 8 p.m.; and Saturday and Oct. 31, 2 p.m., Gonzaga University, College Hall, Magnuson Theatre. $12/adults, $10/GU faculty and staff, $8/GU students. (509) 313-3606
“Murder at the Castle” and “Murder on Holiday” - Two plays in the spirit of Halloween, presented by Sandpoint Onstage. Friday and Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Panida Theater, Little Theater, 300 N. First Ave., Sandpoint. $12. (208) 263-9191
“Once Upon a Mattress”- Whitworth Theatre’s fall production of the comical adaptation of Hans Christian Andersen’s fairy tale, “The Princess and the Pea.” Friday-Saturday, 8 p.m., Whitworth University, Cowles Memorial Auditorium. $8/adults, $6/students and seniors 62 and older. (509) 777-3707
“How I Became a Pirate” - Children’s musical by Alyn Cardarelli and Steve Goers, based on the book by Melinda Long. Saturday, 1 and 4 p.m., and Sunday, 1 p.m., Spokane Masonic Center, 1108 W. Riverside Ave. $12/adults, $10/children. (800) 325-SEAT
Capitol Steps - Longtime musical political satire troupe. Wednesday, 7:30 p.m., INB Performing Arts Center, 334 W. Spokane Falls Blvd. $25-$38.50. (800) 325-SEAT
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