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Thu., Sept. 30, 2010

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UI Faculty Recital - Kristin Elgersma, piano, performing “Cowell, Crumb and Company: Extended Techniques in 20th Century American Piano Music.” Today, 7:30 p.m., University of Idaho, Lionel Hampton Building, Haddock Performance Hall, 1010 Blake Ave., Moscow, Idaho. $5/adults, $3/seniors and students. (208) 885-6231

First Friday Music Meditation - Featuring guitarist Michael Mandrell and vocalist Christine Carter. Friday, 7 p.m., Unity Church, 4465 N. 15th St., Coeur d’Alene. (208) 664-1125

“A Little Night Music” - Live music by the Sammy Eubanks Band, dancing, gourmet food, silent and live auctions. Benefits the Women’s and Children’s Free Restaurant. Friday, 6-10 p.m., The Lincoln Center, 1316 N. Lincoln St. $50/person, $400/table of eight. (509) 324-1995

Brad Richter - Guitarist performs with cellist Viktor Uzur. Friday, 7 p.m., Jacklin Arts and Cultural Center, 405 William St., Post Falls. $20/adults, $15/students and seniors. (208) 457-8950

Wylie and the Wild West - Western classics and original tunes. Friday, 7 p.m., Tekoa Empire Theatre, Tekoa, Wash. $20. (509) 284-2385

Laura Love Band - Presented by Pend Oreille Arts Council. Friday, 7:30 p.m., Panida Theater, 300 N. First Ave., Sandpoint. $22/adults, $8/youth. (208) 263-9191

Jay Sean - Pop/R&B singer. Friday, 7:30 p.m., Gonzaga University, McCarthey Athletic Center. $25. (509) 313-6837

“Evening of Opera” - WSU School of Music Faculty Artist Series, featuring soprano Julie Anne Wieck and pianist Gerald Berthiaume performing arias from well-known operas including “La Boheme,” “Carmen,” “The Barber of Seville” and “Die Fledermaus.” Friday, 8 p.m., Washington State University, Bryan Hall Theatre, Pullman. $10/adults, $5/seniors and students. (509) 335-3581

Elizabeth Cook - Cult favorite country singer-songwriter. Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Rick Singer Photography Studio, 415 W. Main Ave. $20. (509) 838-3333,

Raising the Dough Benefit - Benefit concert to help with medical expenses for Heather Ruskieviez of Heather’s Fairytale Bakery, featuring Stazya and the Naturals with guests Bill King and Randy Mead. Saturday, 7:30-9:30 p.m., Woodland Theatre, Highway 395 and Gold Hill Road, Kettle Falls, Wash. $5. (509) 684-6811

Spokane Symphony and Spokane Youth Symphony – Adult and youth orchestras perform side by side, including Rossini’s “William Tell” overture, Sibelius’ Violin Concerto in D minor and Stravinsky’s “Firebird” Suite. Saturday, 8 p.m., Martin Woldson Theater at The Fox, 1001 W. Sprague Ave. $15/adults, $13/seniors, $11/age 17 and younger. (509) 624-1200

Imagine – “Remembering the Fab Four” - Beatles tribute band. Tuesday, 7:30 p.m., Bing Crosby Theater, 901 W. Sprague Ave. $20. (509) 325-SEAT


“Shrishti (Creation)” - Dance ballet of India featuring the Jayanthi Raman Dance Company. Saturday, 7 p.m., Bing Crosby Theater, 901 W. Sprague Ave. $20/adults, $15/students, $5/ages 2-12, free/younger than age 2. Free lecture/demonstrations today at 11:30 a.m., Spokane Falls Community College, Spartan Theater, Humanities Building 5, 3410 W. Fort George Wright Drive, and 3 p.m., Shadle Library, 2111 W. Wellesley Ave. (800) 325-SEAT

Spoken word

Howard Berkes - National Public Radio West Coast correspondent discusses his career in a 10th-anniversary benefit for KSFC-FM (91.9). Wednesday, 8 p.m., Bing Crosby Theater, 901 W. Sprague Ave. $25 ($20/Spokane Public Radio members). (509) 328-5729


“No Clue”- Improvised murder mystery. 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

Desperate House Dads - Family-oriented, PG-style stand-up act. Friday, 8-9:30 p.m., Eagles Ballroom, 209 E. Sherman Ave., Coeur d’Alene, $20, (208) 664-2218, (208) 691-7033; and Saturday, 8 p.m., Panida Theater, 300 N. First Ave., Sandpoint, $20, (208) 263-9191.

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


“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

“Almost Maine” - John Cariani’s collection of nine stories focusing on one moonless night in a Maine town where “love is found, love is lost, and love is repaired,” performed by University of Idaho Theatre Arts. Today-Saturday, 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, 2 p.m., UI Hartung Theater, 625 Stadium Drive, Moscow, Idaho. (208) 885-7251

“Polish the Pearl” - Musical revue fundraiser for Interplayers Professional Theatre, with appetizers and no-host bar. Friday-Saturday, 6-8:30 p.m., 174 S. Howard St. $25. (509) 455-PLAY

“Sleepy Hollow”- Presented by Theater Arts for Children. Friday-Saturday and Oct. 7-9 and 14-16, 7 p.m., Spokane Valley Partners Building, 10814 E. Broadway Ave., Spokane Valley. $10/ages 13 and older; $5/children ages 12 and younger. (509) 995-6718

“The Princess and the Pea” - Original musical production presented by Missoula Children’s Theater, featuring 50 to 60 area children. Saturday, 3 and 7 p.m., Sadie Halstead Middle School, 331 Calispel Trail, Newport, Wash. $8/adults, $7/students and seniors, $6/children age 12 and younger, $26/families with two or more children. (509) 292-0881

“South Pacific” - Acclaimed Lincoln Center revival of the World War II-era musical set on a tropical island, winner of seven Tony Awards in 2008. Opening presentation of the 2010-’11 Best of Broadway series. Wednesday-Thursday, 7:30 p.m.; Friday-Saturday, 8 p.m.; and Saturday, 2 p.m., INB Performing Arts Center, 334 W. Spokane Falls Blvd. $30-$65. (800) 325-SEAT

“Oklahoma” - National tour of the Rodgers and Hammerstein musical. Wednesday, 7 p.m., North Idaho College, Schuler Auditorium, 1000 W. Garden Ave., Coeur d’Alene. $30-$35. (208) 769-7780


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