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Singer and songwriter Sarah McLachlan performs tonight at Martin Woldson Theater at The Fox. (Associated Press)
Singer and songwriter Sarah McLachlan performs tonight at Martin Woldson Theater at The Fox. (Associated Press)

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Festival of Contemporary Art Music - Today, 11 a.m., Student Composers Concert in Kimbrough Concert Hall, and 8 p.m., Faculty Composers Concert, in Bryan Hall Theatre. Friday, 3 p.m., Electroacoustic Concert, Kimbrough Concert Hall. Saturday, 8 p.m., Guest Composers Concert featuring Tania Leon, Bryan Hall Theatre. Washington State University, Pullman. Free. (509) 335-4148

Wine and Music Lecture Series - “Who’s Afraid of the Symphony,” cellist Roberta Bottelli discusses the Spokane Symphony, Fox renovation and pieces on the Feb. 12-13 classics program, with wine and cheese. Today, 7 p.m., Holy Names Music Center, 3910 W. Custer Drive. $20. (509) 326-9516

Sarah McLachlan - “Sarah and Friends Tour” featuring Butterfly Boucher and Melissa McClelland. Today. 7:30 p.m., Martin Woldson Theater at The Fox, 1001 W. Sprague Ave. $39-$59. (509) 624-1200.

Solas - Celtic-folk ensemble. Today, 7:30 p.m., Panida Theater, 300 N. First Ave., Sandpoint. $20/adults, $8/age 18 and younger. (208) 263-9191

UI School of Music Mosaic Concert - Friday, 7:30 p.m., Lionel Hampton Building, Haddock Performance Hall, 1010 Blake Ave., Moscow. (208) 885-6231

Allegro Baroque and Beyond, “Night at the Opera” - Operatic works by Rossini and others, featuring guest bassoonist Jesse Read and Theatre Ballet of Spokane. Friday, 8 p.m., Bing Crosby Theater, 901 W. Sprague Ave. $20-$27 (family discounts available). (509) 455-6865, (800) 325-SEAT

Casey MacGill Blue 4 Trio - Former Spokane, now Seattle swing master and his band, to benefit PED: Programs for Successful Aging. Saturday, 7 p.m., Bing Crosby Theater, 901 W. Sprague Ave. $10/door. (509) 326-1471

Spokane Symphony Superpops, Rodgers and Hammerstein Celebration - Featuring guest vocalists Teri Dale Hansen and Nat Chandler in selections from from “South Pacific,” “The Sound of Music,” “State Fair,” “The King and I,” “Carousel” and “Oklahoma!” Saturday, 8 p.m., Martin Woldson Theater at The Fox, 1001 W. Sprague Ave. $25-$52. (509) 624-1200

Utah Phillips Tribute CD Release - Featuring Duncan Phillips, Kate MacLeod, Paul Rasmussen, Doug Wintch and Gigi Love. Tuesday, 7:30 p.m., Rick Singer Photography, 415 1/2 W. Main Ave. $15. http://www.ricksinger photography. com/concerts.php.


Lilac City Cheer and Dance Competition - Saturday, Spokane Convention Center, 334 W. Spokane Falls Blvd. Viewing: $10/adults, $6/ages 7-17, seniors and military, free/age 6 and younger. (509) 279-7000

“It’s a Date”- Improv comedy show based on the dating scene, 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


“Opus” - Drama about a string quartet which undergoes a series of crises as it prepares for a White House performance. Today-Friday, 7:30 p.m.; Saturday, 2 and 7:30 p.m. Interplayers, 174 S. Howard St. $12-$22. (509) 455-7529, (800) 325-SEAT

“The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee”- Tony-winning musical comedy about a middle-school spelling bee. Through Feb. 20, Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 p.m. and Sundays (except this Sunday) at 2 p.m.; also Saturday matinee performances Feb. 12 and 19 at 2 p.m. to raise money for the Civic Theatre’s participation in the Kaleidoscope 2011 State Theatre Festival. Spokane Civic Theatre, Firth Chew Studio Theatre, 1020 N. Howard St. (entrance off Dean Ave.). $23/adults, $12/student rush (available 20 minutes before a performance; not available for shows near to selling out). (509) 325-2507, (800) 325-SEAT

“Chicago” - Bob Fosse’s classic vaudeville musical. Friday-Saturday, 2 and 7:30 p.m., Gonzaga University, Magnuson Theatre. $15/adults, $10/students. (509) 313-6553

“The Vagina Monologues”- Eve Ensler’s award-winning play about women’s sexuality and strength, experiences and feelings. Friday and Saturday, 7 p.m. and Sunday, 2 p.m., Kenworthy Performing Arts Centre, 508 S. Main St., Moscow, Idaho. $10/advance, at the University of Idaho’s Women Center, Book People of Moscow and Eclectica; $12/door. (208) 885-6616

“Willy Wonka” - Spokane Children’s Theatre presents the musical based on Roald Dahl’s book “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory” and featuring music from the 1971 movie version starring Gene Wilder. Saturday-Sunday and Feb. 20, 1 p.m.; Feb. 12-13 and 19, at 1 and 4 p.m. (performances on Feb. 12 will be signed for the hearing impaired). Spokane Community College, Lair Auditorium, 1810 N. Greene St. $12/adults, $10/children. (509) 328-4886. (800) 325-SEAT

“The Vagina Monologues”- Wednesday, 11:30 a.m., SUB Lounges A, B and C, Building 17; Feb. 11, 7:30 p.m., Music Auditorium, Building 15. Spokane Falls Community College, 3410 W. Fort George Wright Drive. Wednesday performance is free; $3/adults, $1/students (free for SFCC students) on Feb. 11. (509) 533-3199