August 25, 2011 in Features

Stage listings

 

Music

Arbor Crest Thursday Concerts on the Patio - Mon Cheri, jazz, pop and alternative. Today, 5:30-7:30 p.m., Arbor Crest Winery, 4705 N. Fruithill Road, Spokane Valley. Free. (509) 927-9463

Coeur d’Alene Outdoor Summer Concert - Northwest Jazz, big band jazz. Today, 6:30-8 p.m., Riverstone City Park, Coeur d’Alene. Free. (208) 292-1629

Manito Live Music Series - Free outdoor acoustic concerts. Emerson, Friday, 5:30-7:30 p.m., Manito Park Bench, 1928 S. Tekoa St. Food and refreshments available for purchase. (509) 625-6632

Santana - With special guests Michael Franti and Spearhead. Friday, 7 p.m., Northern Quest Casino outdoors, 100 N. Hayford Road, Airway Heights. $80-$150. (509) 481-6700, (800) 325-SEAT

Park Place Summer Sounds - Larry Mooney, Saturday, 4-6 p.m., Park Place Stage, First Avenue and Cedar Street, Sandpoint. Free. (208) 263-6139

Harrison Summer Concert Series - Eric E, eclectic acoustic groove. Saturday, 2-5 p.m., Harrison City Park, Harrison, Idaho. Free. (208) 689-3669

The Afterthoughts - Bluegrass. Saturday, 7 p.m., North Spokane Library, 44 E. Hawthorne Road. Free. (509) 893-8350

Hog Heaven Big Band - Tunes from the 1920s 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

Arbor Crest Wine Concert Series - Tuxedo Junction, 19-piece big band. Sunday, 5:30 p.m., Arbor Crest Winery, 4705 N. Fruithill Road, Spokane Valley. $5. No one under age 21, no outside alcohol allowed; food available for purchase, outside food also allowed. (509) 927-9463

“In a Distant Mirror: Renaissance Strings, Lute and Recorder Music”- Paul Grove, Timothy Westerhaus and Rhonda Bradetich play works by 16th century composers Narvaez, Dowland and Hewitt, along with English and French folk dances. Sunday, 2:15 cash bar with Italian wines, 3 p.m. program, Northwest Museum of Arts and Culture, 2316 W. First Ave. $8/suggested donation. (509) 363-5334

Browne’s Addition Summer Concert Series - Blisterz, classic rock and blues. Today, 6 p.m., Coeur d’Alene Park, Browne’s Addition, Spruce Street at Fourth Avenue. Free; picnics encouraged. (509) 747-2853

The Spanish Guitar - John Paul Shields performs solo pieces from diverse musical periods, including Renaissance, Baroque and folk. Monday, 6:30 p.m., Medical Lake Library, 321 E. Herb St., Medical Lake, (509) 893-8330; and Tuesday, 6:30 p.m., Fairfield Library, 305 E. Main St., Fairfield. Free. (509) 893-8320

Tuesday Night Music Series - Holy Jeans, contemporary country. Tuesday, 5-6:30 p.m., Moscow Food Co-op, 121 E. Fifth St, Moscow, Idaho. Free. (208) 882-8537

Comedy

“Garage Sale” - Improvised comedy based on good-sized items brought to the show by the audience (nothing fragile, please), suitable for all ages. Friday, 8 p.m., Blue Door Theatre, 815 W. Garland Ave. $9/adults, $7/children, seniors and students with valid ID. (509) 747-7045.

“Expedition” - Family-friendly short-form improv comedy. Saturday, 7 p.m., Blue Door Theatre, 815 W. Garland Ave. $7. (509) 747-7045

“Safari” - Short- and long-form improv comedy (not suitable for all ages). Saturday, 9 p.m., Blue Door Theatre, 815 W. Garland Ave. $7. (509) 747-7045

Kathy Griffin - Outspoken star of stand-up, film and reality TV. Sunday. 8 p.m., INB Performing Arts Center, 334 W. Spokane Falls Blvd. $35-$75 advance, tickets $3 higher day of show. (800) 325-SEAT

Theater

Cowboy Supper Shows with the Riders of the Rockin’ B - Today-Saturday, doors open 5:30 p.m. with pre-show youth performers; Cowboy Shootout Show at 6:10 p.m.; barbecue beef, chicken, ribs and all the fixings at 7 p.m.; The Riders of the Rockin’ B sing and play cowboy Western music, 8 p.m. Rockin’ B Ranch, 3912 N Idaho Road (75 yards south of Interstate 90 at Exit 299), Liberty Lake. $39/adults; $10/youth age 10 and younger, includes tax and gratuity. (509) 891-9016, www.rockinbranch.com

“Song” - Dinner theater presented by Northwoods Performing Arts, featuring Heidi Gnos-Kuban. Menu includes beef and broccoli stir-fry catered by Skeyes the Limit. Friday and Saturday, dinner 6:30 p.m., show 7:30 p.m., The Circle Moon Theater, Highway 211 off of Highway 2, Newport, Wash. $20/dinner and show; $12/adults, $10/children and seniors for show-only, available at Seebers Drug Store in Newport or by calling (208) 448-1294.

“The Miracle Worker” - Interplayers reprises its recent production of William Gibson’s classic drama about teacher Annie Sullivan and her efforts to reach deaf, blind and mute Helen Keller. Directed by Patty Duke, star of the original Broadway cast and 1962 film. Opens Friday and continues through Sept. 3, Wednesday-Saturday at 7:30 p.m.; also 2 p.m. matinees Saturday, Sunday and Sept. 3. Interplayers, 174 S. Howard St. $24. (509) 455-7529, (800) 325-SEAT

“Sperm! The Musical”- A musical about a married couple having difficulties conceiving, written by Sandpoint native Ben Olson.. Friday-Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Panida Theater, 300 N. First Ave., Sandpoint. Rated R; no children under age 17 allowed unless accompanied by an adult. $15, at the door; discounted tickets available at Main Street Music, Eichardt’s, Eve’s Leaves and Pack River Potions. (208) 263-9191


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