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Thu., April 7, 2011, midnight

Music

Raul Malo - Former Mavericks frontman tours in support of his new CD, “Sinners and Saints.” With local singer-songwriter Marshall McLean. Today, 7 p.m., Bing Crosby Theater, 901 W. Sprague Ave. $20. (800) 325-SEAT

Pearl Django - Gypsy jazz. Today, 7:30 p.m., Rick Singer Photography, 415 W. Main Ave. $20. (509) 838-3333

UI Bassoon Recital - Today, 7:30 p.m., University of Idaho, Lionel Hampton Building, Haddock Performance Hall, 1010 Blake Ave., Moscow. Free. (208) 885-7251

Bob Nelson - Folk singer, hosted by Friends of the Coeur d’Alene Public Library. Friday, 12:30 p.m. for youth; 7 p.m. for all ages, Coeur d’Alene Library, 702 E. Front Ave., Coeur d’Alene. Free. (208) 769-2315

Gefilte Trout - Eastern European folk music. Friday, 7:30 p.m., Artisans at the Dahmen Barn, Highway 195, 419 N. Park Way, Uniontown, Wash. $7/adults, free/age 12 and younger. (509) 229-3414

Northwest Guitar Festival - Three-day festival for students, teachers and performers from throughout the Pacific Northwest, featuring evening concerts by James Reid, University of Idaho, today, 8 p.m.; Michael LeFevre, Seattle, Friday, 8 p.m.; and Marc Teicholz, San Francisco Conservatory of Music, Saturday, 7:30 p.m. Eastern Washington University, Cheney and downtown Spokane campuses. $135/festival, $55/day, $15/event. (509) 359-2241

Spokane Symphony Casual Classics - “C.S.I. Spokane: Mistaken Identities,” works by Bach, Haydn and Respighi. Friday, 8 p.m., Martin Woldson Theater at The Fox, 1001 W. Sprague Ave. $10-$30. (509) 624-1200

Washington Idaho Symphony - “Grieg and Mahler: A Musical Tour de Force.” Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Domey/Gladish Auditorium, Pullman, and Sunday, 3 p.m., Lewiston High School; wine reception at intermission and post-concert Saturday. $20 (children 17 and younger free with paying adult). (509) 332-3408

Sons of the Pioneers - Western singing group, to benefit Benewah County Humane Society. Saturday, 1 and 7:30 p.m., Greyhound Park and Event Center, Post Falls. $25-$40. (800) 325-SEAT

KPBX Kids’ Concert - “Celebrating Django Reinhardt” with Hot Club of Spokane. Saturday, 1 p.m., Bing Crosby Theater, 901 W. Sprague Ave. Free. (509) 327-5729

Got Talent Spokane? - Fifteen performers compete in finals of local talent contest, with winner chosen by audience vote. Saturday, 7 p.m., Bing Crosby Theater, 901 W. Sprague Ave. Proceeds benefit Fulcrum Institute Dispute Resolution Clinic. $12.50/advance through Fulcrum, 915 W. Second Ave.; $15/door. (509) 838-2799

Colbie Caillat and Lee DeWyze - Pop singer/songwriter with the “American Idol” ninth-season winner. Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Beasley Performing Arts Coliseum, Washington State University, Pullman. $42.50-$47.50. (800) 325-SEAT

Northwest Sacred Music Chorale - The first half of the concert will include such well-known favorites as “Battle Hymn of the Republic,” “Deep River” and “Dry Bones”; the second half will feature Durufle’s Requiem with organ, chamber orchestra and soloists Patricia Blankenship-Mortier, mezzo soprano, and Max Mendez, baritone. Sunday, 3 p.m., Our Lady of Lourdes Cathedral, 1115 W. Riverside Ave. Donations accepted. (208) 755-6376.

Gonzaga University Wind Symphony - “American Visions,” with “Symphonic Dances from West Side Story” by Bernstein, music from “An American in Paris” by Gershwin and works by Copland, Ticheli and Joplin. Sunday, 8 p.m., Martin Woldson Theater at The Fox, 1001 W. Sprague Ave. $5. (509) 624-1200

Ed Calle - Grammy-nominated Latin jazz saxophonist, with Washington State University ensembles VOJAZZ and Jazz Big Band. Tuesday, 8 p.m., Washington State University, Bryan Hall Theatre, Pullman. Free. (509) 595-0839

EWU Jazz Residency - Featuring guest saxophonist/composer/arranger Dan Gailey of the University of Kansas, featuring the Eastern Washington University Jazz Ensemble, Lab Jazz Band and Collegians. Wednesday, 7:30 p.m., Eastern Washington University, Music Building Recital Hall, Cheney. $5/adults, $3/students and seniors. (509) 359-2241

Faganel-Harris Duo Recital - University of Northern Colorado faculty cello and piano duo recital. Wednesday, 7:30 p.m., University of Idaho, Lionel Hampton Building, Haddock Performance Hall, 1010 Blake Ave., Moscow. Free. (208) 885-7251

Comedy

“Poets Up”- Improv comedy inspired by made-up-on-the-spot poems, 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

Pilots” - The audience votes on three TV pilots and helps shape the story of the show, presented by You Don’t Say Media and Blue Door Theatre. Friday, 10 p.m., Blue Door Theatre, 815 W. Garland Ave. $7. (509) 747-7045

Cagematch - Monthlong competition between improv comedy teams (not suitable for all ages). Saturday, 9 p.m., Blue Door Theatre, 815 W. Garland Ave. $7. (509) 747-7045

Theater

“Within the Mind of A Woman” - Monologue written by Lakeisha Jones, Ms. Eastern 2010-2011. Presented by EWU Women’s Studies Center. Today, noon-12:50 p.m., Eastern Washington University, Monroe Hall, Room 207, Cheney. Free. (509) 359-2898

“A Piece of My Heart” - Staged reading of this play about six women sent to the Vietnam War. Today, 7 p.m., Whitworth University, Weyerhaeuser Hall RTT. Free. (509) 359-6977

“Race” – Fresh from Broadway, David Mamet’s hard-hitting play about racial politics surrounding a rape trial. Through April 16, Wednesdays through Saturdays at 7:30 p.m.; 2 p.m. matinees Sunday and April 16. Interplayers, 174 S. Howard St. $12-$22. (509) 455-7529, (800) 325-SEAT

“Metamorphoses”- A series of vignettes based on Roman and Greek myths, centered around an onstage swimming pool. Through April 17, Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 p.m. and Sundays at 2 p.m. Spokane Civic Theatre, Firth J. Chew Studio Theatre, 1020 N. Howard St. $21. (509) 325-2507, (800) 325-SEAT

“The Music Man” - Tony Award-winning musical about a traveling salesman who cons the citizens of River City into buying musical instruments for a band he promises to organize. Today-Saturday, 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, 3 p.m., Northern Quest Resort and Casino, Pend Oreille Pavillion, 100 N. Hayford Road, Airway Heights. $40. (509) 481-6700, (800) 325-SEAT

“The Laramie Project”- The Washington State University Department of Theatre and Dance presents this play about the aftermath of gay University of Wyoming student Matthew Shepard’s 1998 murder. Today-Sunday and April 14-16, 7:30 p.m.; Sunday, 2 p.m. Wadleigh Theatre, WSU campus, Pullman. $10. (509) 335-7236

“The Shape of Things”- The Washington State University Department of Theatre and Dance presents Neil LaBute and Terry Converse’s modern-day retelling of the fall of man. Today-Sunday and April 14-16, 7:30 p.m.; Saturday, 2 p.m., Jones Theatre, WSU campus, Pullman. $10. (509) 335-7236

“Into the Woods” - Regional Theatre of the Palouse presents this Tony Award-winning musical by Stephen Sondheim. Today-Saturday and April 14-16, 7:30 p.m.; 2:30 p.m. matinees on Saturday and April 16. Advance, $15/adults, $8/children 12 and under; door, $17/adults, $10/children. RTOP Theatre, 122 N. Grand Ave., Pullman. (509) 334-0750

“The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe” - Pend Oreille Players presents Joseph Robinette’s stage adaptation of C.S. Lewis’ beloved classic. For ages 6 and older. Through April 17, Fridays and Saturdays at 7 p.m. and Sundays at 3 p.m. Pend Oreille Playhouse Community Theatre, 240 N. Union Ave., Newport, Wash. $10 in advance or $12 at the door/adults, $5/youth age 5-18. (509) 671-3389.

“The Sisters Rosensweig” - Romantic comedy/drama about three middle-aged sisters, from Pulitzer winner Wendy Wasserstein (“The Heidi Chronicles”). Opens Friday and continues through April 23, Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 p.m. and Sundays at 2 p.m. Spokane Civic Theatre, 1020 N. Howard St. $21/adults, $19/seniors, $16/students, $8/student rush (available 20 minutes before a performance; not available for shows near to selling out). (509) 325-2507

“Company”- Washington State University’s School of Music presents a collection of one-act plays by George Furth; music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim; and orchestrations by Jonathan Tunick. Friday, 8 p.m. and Saturday, 2 p.m., Bryan Hall Theatre, Pullman. $10/adults, $5/students and seniors. (509) 335-4331

“One Foote in Front of the Other”- Two one-act plays by Horton Foote, “The Dancers” and “The Actor,” presented by the North Idaho College Theater Department. Wednesday-April 16, 7:30 p.m., NIC’s Boswell Hall Schuler Performing Arts Center, 1000 W. Garden Ave., Coeur d’Alene. Free. (208) 769-3220


 

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