April 21, 2011 in Features

Stage listings

 

Music

“Carmen” - Opera Comique’s critically heralded production about a young Spanish soldier’s fatal attraction to a charismatic gypsy woman. Today and Friday, 7:30 p.m., Panida Theater, 300 N. First Ave., Sandpoint. $10/adults, $8/seniors and students. (208) 263-9191

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

WSU Choral Concert - University Singers, Madrigal/Chamber Singers, Concert Choir and Lincoln Middle School choir. Today, 8 p.m., Washington State University, Bryan Hall Theatre, Pullman. Free. (509) 335-3581.

EWU Band Invitational II - Featuring EWU Wind Ensemble and guest high school concert bands. David Becker, Lewis and Clark College, guest conductor/clinician. Friday, 6 p.m., Eastern Washington University, Music Building Recital Hall, Cheney. Free. (509) 359-2241

Raver Madness - Electronic dance music concert. Friday, 7 p.m., The Grail, 4720 Seltice Way, Coeur d’Alene. $10/advance, $15/door. (206) 321-9931

Leon Redbone - Canadian singer and guitarist specializing in interpretations of early 20th-century music, including jazz and blues standards and Tin Pan Alley classics. Friday, 8 p.m., Bing Crosby Theater, 901 W. Sprague Ave. $25. (800) 325-SEAT

G Love and Special Sauce - Blues-infused hip-hop. With special guest Belle Brigade. Friday, 9 p.m., Knitting Factory, 919 W. Sprague Ave. $20. (877) 4FLYTIX

MasterClass Jazz Orchestra - Big band and jazz music. Saturday, 7 p.m., Empire Theatre, 126 S. Crosby, Tekoa, Wash. $12/adults, $5/students, donation/age 12 and younger with adult. (509) 284-2000

Hog Heaven Big Band - Tunes from the ’20s to the ’40s. Saturday, complimentary dance lessons 6 p.m., music and dancing 7:30-9:30 p.m., Artisans at the Dahmen Barn, Highway 195, 419 N. Park Way, Uniontown, Wash. $5/single, $8/couple, free/age 11 and younger. (509) 229-3414

No Quarter - Led Zeppelin tribute band. Saturday, 8:30 p.m., Knitting Factory, 919 W. Sprague Ave. $10/advance, $12/day of show. (877) 4FLYTIX

Genesee Public School Band and Choirs - With special guest UI jazz choirs. Monday, 7 p.m., University of Idaho, Lionel Hampton School of Music Building, Haddock Performance Hall, 1010 Blake Ave., Moscow, Idaho. Free. (208) 885-6231

Gonzaga Symphony Orchestra - Kevin Hekmatpanah will conduct the GU Orchestra, Choir and Chorale in a production of Beethoven’s Choral Fantasy, with Timothy Westerhaus on piano. The orchestra will also play Berlioz’s Symphonie Fantastique. Monday, 7:30 p.m., Martin Woldson Theater at The Fox, 1001 W. Sprague Ave. $10/adults, $8/students and seniors. (509) 624-1200

Spring Chamber Soiree - Chamber music performed by ensembles of Spokane Symphony musicians. Music selections include Bottesini’s Grand Duetto No. 1, Francaix’s Quintet No. 1 and Mozart’s “The Hunt.” Tuesday and Wednesday, 7:30 p.m., the Davenport Hotel, Marie Antoinette Room, 10 S. Post St. $20/gallery seating, includes coffee and tea; $45/table seating includes wine and hors d’oeuvres. (509) 624-1200

Band and Strings - Annual Fifth and Sixth Grade Band and Strings Spectacular featuring more than 2,800 student musicians, a celebration of music and a way for the district to thank the community for its support of Spokane Public Schools. Tuesday, 7 p.m., Spokane Arena, 720 W. Mallon Ave. Free, donations accepted. (509) 354-7338

UI Concert Band and Wind Ensemble - Tuesday, 7:30 p.m., University of Idaho, University Auditorium, 851 Campus Drive, Moscow, Idaho. $5/adults, $3/students and seniors. (208) 885-6231

Whitworth Concert Band - Spring concert. Tuesday, 8 p.m., Whitworth University, Cowles Auditorium. Free. (509) 777-3280

Singers’ Cabaret Series - North Idaho College voice studio students will present a cabaret performance of classical and modern repertoire. Wednesday, 7 p.m., Bakery by the Lake, 601 E. Front St., Coeur d’Alene. Free. (208) 769-3275

UI Student Composers Concert - Wednesday, 7:30 p.m., University of Idaho, University Auditorium, 851 Campus Drive, Moscow, Idaho. (208) 885-6231

Whitworth Men’s Chorus - Spring concert. Wednesday, 8 p.m., Whitworth University, Seeley Mudd Chapel. Free. (509) 777-3280

“Safe at Home” Benefit Concert - Concert, silent auction, reception and photo opportunity with country-Western singer Susie McEntire. Presented by Transition’s Gate, a Washington state charity organization helping women and children who have become victims of human trafficking, domestic violence, corruption and slavery. April 28, 5:30 p.m., DoubleTree Spokane City Center, Grand Ballroom. $25; reservations required by Sunday. (509) 993-5162, www.transitionsgate.org

“Poets Up!” - Blue Door Theatre Players will improvise a show based on made-up- on-the-spot poems. Show will include special guest poets from around the area. All ages welcome. Friday, 8 p.m., Blue Door Theatre, 815 W. Garland Ave. $9/adults, $7/children, seniors and students with valid ID. (509) 747-7045

Pilots: “Panda M.D. Express” - You Don’t Say Media and Blue Door Theatre will present a live improv TV station and the pilot, “Panda M.D. Express,” about a panda who is a doctor and the trials of his tree house hospital. Not suitable for all ages. Friday, 10 p.m., Blue Door Theatre, 815 W. Garland Ave. $7. (509) 747-7045

“Cagematch” - Improv teams will compete for audience applause and approval. Not suitable for all ages. Saturday, 9 p.m., Blue Door Theatre, 815 W. Garland Ave. $7. (509) 747-7045

Theater

“The Sisters Rosensweig”- Romantic comedy/drama presented by Spokane Civic Theatre. Shows today, Friday and Saturday at 7:30 p.m., Spokane Civic Theatre, 1020 N. Howard St. $21/adults, $19/age 65 and older, $16/students age 24 and younger with student ID, $8/student rush (available 20 minutes before a performance; not available for shows near to selling out). (509) 325-2507

“The Good Person of Szechwan”- The University of Idaho will present this play by Bertolt Brecht. Directed by David Lee-Painter. Shows today-Saturday at 7:30 p.m.; Saturday at 2 p.m., University of Idaho, Hartung Theatre, 625 Stadium Drive, Moscow, Idaho. $10/adults; $8/seniors, youth, UI faculty and staff, non-UI students; free/UI students with ID. (208) 885-6465

Opera/Musical Theatre Scenes - Presented by the University of Idaho. Shows today-Friday at 7:30 p.m., University of Idaho, Lionel Hampton Building, Haddock Performance Hall, 1010 Blake Ave., Moscow, Idaho. $5/adults, $3/students and seniors. (208) 885-7251

“Dearly Departed”- Comedy by David Bottrell and Jesse Jones presented by Lake City Playhouse. Shows Thursdays-Saturdays at 7:30 p.m.; Sundays at 2 p.m. through May 8. Lake City Playhouse, 1320 E. Garden Ave., Coeur d’Alene. $17/adults; $15/veterans and students age 13 and older with student ID; $13/age 60 and older; $9/age 12 and younger. (208) 667-1323

“Treasure Island” - Presented by Theater Arts for Children. Adapted by Joseph George Caruso from Robert Louis Stevenson’s classic adventure novel. Directed by Adam Sharp. Shows Friday-Saturday, April 29 and May 6-7 at 7 p.m.; Sunday and May 8 at 2 p.m.; and April 30 at 4 and 7 p.m., Spokane Valley Partners building, 10814 E. Broadway Ave., Spokane Valley. $10/ages 13 and older; $5/ages 12 and younger. (509) 995-6718

“Cats” - An all-singing, all-dancing musical spectacular based on the poems from T.S. Eliot’s “Old Possum’s Book of Practical Cats.” Shows Saturday at 2 and 8 p.m., Sunday at 1 p.m., INB Performing Arts Center, 334 W. Spokane Falls Blvd. $30-$49. (800) 325-SEAT


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