May 5, 2011 in Features

Stage listings

 

Events of special interest are marked with a . For more listings, see www.spokane7.com.

Music

Ugandan Orphans Choir - Five boys and five girls who entertain with cultural drumming, dancing and harmonies. Sponsored by the ministry of Childcare Worldwide. Today, 9 a.m. and 7 p.m., Northwest Christian Schools, 1412 W. Central Ave.; Saturday, 10:45 a.m., Coeur d’Alene Seventh-Day Adventist Church, 111 E. Locust Ave., Coeur d’Alene; Sunday, 10:30 a.m., Fourth Memorial Church, 2000 N. Standard St. Free. (800) 553-2328

UI Jazz Bands and Choirs - Friday, 7:30 p.m., University of Idaho, Lionel Hampton Building, Haddock Performance Hall, 1010 Blake Ave., Moscow. $5/adults, $3/students and seniors. (208) 885-6231

“Swingin’ Into Spring” Spring Jazz Concert - Featuring the NIC Jazz Ensemble and Jazz Co. Friday, 7:30 p.m., North Idaho College, Boswell Hall, 1000 W. Garden Ave., Coeur d’Alene. Free. (208) 769-7764

Pato Banton - Reggae. Friday, 8:30 p.m., Panida Theater, 300 N. First Ave., Sandpoint. $20. (208) 263-9191

Spokane Symphony - Season-ending concerts featuring Gustav Mahler’s Symphony No. 1, along with Paul Ben-Haim’s “Psalm” and John Williams’ “Theme from ‘Schindler’s List.’ ” Saturday, 8 p.m. and Sunday, 3 p.m., Martin Woldson Theater at The Fox, 1001 W. Sprague Ave. $22-$44. (509) 624-1200

Whitworth Symphony Orchestra - Spring concert. Saturday, 3 p.m., Whitworth University, Cowles Auditorium. $5/adults, free/seniors and students. (509) 777-3280

Greater Palouse Youth Orchestra - Saturday, 7:30 p.m., University of Idaho, University Auditorium, 851 Campus Drive, Moscow. Free. (208) 885-6231

Doug Porter - Finger-style guitarist plays contemporary, jazz, and blues originals and standards. Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Dahmen Barn, Highway 195, 419 N. Park Way, Uniontown, Wash. $7. (509) 229-3414

Musicfest Northwest - Annual competition featuring more than 1,000 young musicians and dancers from throughout the region. Adjudication sessions begin Sunday and run through May 13 at Gonzaga University; evening concerts include the Young Artist Concert on Wednesday, featuring division winners in the advanced Young Artist competition performing with the Spokane Symphony, and the Festival Highlights Concert on May 13, with Adjudicator’s Choice winners in each division, both at 7:30 p.m. at the Bing Crosby Theater, 901 W. Sprague Ave. Free. (509) 327-3455

Mother’s Day in the Park - Outdoor concert featuring the North Idaho College Wind Symphony and Chamber Singers. Sunday, 2 p.m., Coeur d’Alene City Park, Coeur d’Alene. Free. (208) 769-7764

Whitworth Women’s Choir - Sunday, 7 p.m., St. Mark’s Lutheran Church, 316 E. 24th Ave. Free. (509) 777-3280

Barrage - Violin-based Canadian ensemble plays world-beat music from Celtic to Latin in an elaborately choreographed performance. Wednesday, 7 p.m., Coeur d’Alene High School, 5530 N. Fourth St., Coeur d’Alene. $15/adults, $10/students and seniors. (208) 660-4110, jphillips@cdaschools.org

Dance

“Broadway Unbound” - Showcasing Whitworth University student actors and dancers. Friday, 7 p.m., Whitworth University, Cowles Auditorium. $3. (509) 777-3280

Comedy

“Group Therapy Live!”- Improv comedy suitable for a general audience. Friday, 8 p.m., Blue Door Theatre, 815 W. Garland Ave. $9/adults, $7/children, seniors and students with 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

Pow Wow Comedy Jam - With Native American comedians Vaughn Eaglebear, Marc Yaffee and Howie Miller, as recently featured on Showtime. Sunday, 3 p.m., Bing Crosby Theater, 901 W. Sprague Ave. $15 (mothers and grandmothers admitted free with paid ticketholder). (800) 325-SEAT

Open Mic Comedy Night - Tuesday, The Hop, 706 N. Monroe St. No cover. (509) 368-4077

Theater

“The Miracle Worker” - Patty Duke, who won an Oscar and an Emmy for her performances in the film and TV versions, directs Interplayers’ production of William Gibson’s classic drama about teacher Annie Sullivan and her efforts to reach deaf, blind and mute Helen Keller. Opens today and continues through May 22, Wednesday-Saturday (except May 21) at 7:30 p.m., with 2 p.m. matinees Sunday and May 14 and 21. Interplayers, 174 S. Howard St. $12-$22. (509) 455-7529, (800) 325-SEAT

“Dearly Departed”- Lake City Playhouse presents the comedy about a Southern family gathering for a funeral. Today-Saturday, 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, 2 p.m., 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”- Theater Arts for Children presents the stage adaptation of Robert Louis Stevenson’s classic adventure novel. Friday-Saturday, 7 p.m. and Sunday, 2 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

Dennis Dent presents “My Color is Still Love” - An original stage play that combines music, drama and dance to portray a story about love and life. Saturday. 8-10 p.m., Bing Crosby Theater, 901 W. Sprague Ave. $10/adults, $7/students, available at Eastern Washington University Visitors Center, Cheney; Spokane Community College, Multicultural Student Center; Eastern Washington University-Riverpoint; and Manito Ship and Copy. (337) 371-9259, www.thedennisdent.com

“Listen To Your Mother Spokane” - Live readings about motherhood by 12 local writers, in celebration of Mother’s Day. Sunday, 3 p.m., Spokane Community College, Lair Auditorium, 1810 N. Greene St. $10/advance, $12/door. http://listentoyourmother spokane.eventbrite.com


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