October 27, 2011 in Features

Stage listings

 

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

Music

Steven Curtis Chapman - Grammy-winning Christian singer’s “Songs and Stories” tour, with special guests Andrew Peterson and Josh Wilson. Today, 6 p.m. at Real Life Ministries, 1866 Cecil Road, Post Falls. $26-$36. (800) 325-SEAT

WSU Symphony Orchestra - “Mediterranean Inspiration,” featuring Beethoven’s “Coriolan Overture,” Tchaikovsky’s “Capriccio Italien,” Chabrier’s “Espana” and Bizet’s second “L’Arlesienne” suite. Today, 8 p.m., Washington State University, Bryan Hall Theatre, Pullman. Free. (509) 335-3581

Heartsongs from the Edge of the World - Sixth annual event showcasing the Voiceless Choir, a group celebrating the voices of previously homeless families. Friday, silent auction 5:30 p.m., concert 6:30 p.m., Bing Crosby Theater, 901 W. Sprague Ave. $15/adults, $10/seniors and students. (509) 448-1311

Idaho Bach Festival - Featuring an array of state and regional performers and lecturers on the music of Johann Sebastian Bach. Friday, 7:30-9:30 p.m. and Saturday, times vary, University of Idaho, Moscow. Free. (208) 885-7251, www.uidaho.edu/class/music/ features/bachfestival

The Horse Thieves - Alternative country-rockers. Friday, Kenworthy Performing Arts Centre, 508 S. Main St., Moscow, Idaho. (208) 882-8537, www.kenworthy.org

The Panhandle Polecats - Bluegrass. Friday, 7-8:30 p.m., Salvation Army Kroc Center, 1765 W. Golf Course Road, Coeur d’Alene. $8. (208) 667-1865

Monster Concert - Featuring Cynthia Marlette and Mark Haberman on the piano and pipe organ, with creepy characters and goodie bags for children. Costumes optional. Friday, 7-7:45 p.m., 1470 W. Hanley Ave., Coeur d’Alene. Free. (208) 765-8800

WSU Choral Festival - Participating choirs include Shadle Park High School Highlanders, Pasco High School Encore, Moses Lake High School Concert Choir and Treble Choir, Auburn High School Chamber Choir, Kamiakin High School Scarlet and Gold Singers from Kennewick, and Lindbergh High School Ad Astra Choir from Renton, Wash., Saturday, 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m., Washington State University, Kimbrough Concert Hall, Pullman. Free. (509) 335-8844.

Harmony Harvest - Variety show presented by the Spirit of Spokane Chorus of Sweet Adelines. Saturday, 7 p.m., West Valley High School, 8301 E. Buckeye Ave., Spokane Valley. $12/adults, $10/students and seniors. (509) 624-3108

Steep Canyon Rangers - Bluegrass. Saturday, 7 p.m., Panida Theater, 300 N. First Ave., Sandpoint. $20. (208) 263-9191

Pioneer Day - Music by the Concordia Choir of the German-American Society and the Lyra male choir of Vancouver, B.C. Saturday, German-style dinner 6 p.m., concert 7:30 p.m. followed by dancing to the Swing Street Band. Deutsches Haus, 25 W. Third Ave. $15; reservations requested. (509) 891-0538

“Ghostly Resonance” - Presented by Spokane British Brass Band. Sunday, 3 p.m., Spokane Falls Community College, Music/Performing Arts Building auditorium, 3410 W. Fort George Wright Drive. $10/adults, free/age 17 and younger. (509) 999-8717

Chickering Piano Concert - Classical pieces by Greg Presley, followed by Pearl Harwood accompanying Ruth Pratt in the Great American Songbook. Sunday, 3-5 p.m., The Terraces condominiums, Coeur d’Alene. $30. (208) 664-2827

Tim Grimm - Songs of farm life. Sunday, 7:30 p.m., Artisans at the Dahmen Barn, 419 N. Park Way, Uniontown, Wash. $10. (503) 933-8548

Tubaween - Annual Halloween concert featuring the University of Idaho marching band’s tuba section in “The Lord of the Tuba,” in full Middle Earth regalia. Monday, 7:30 p.m., University of Idaho, Haddock Performance Hall, Moscow. Free. (208) 885-6231

WSU Jazz Festival - Wednesday, activities begin 8 a.m.; gala concert noon-1 p.m. featuring guest trumpet player and WSU alumnus John Gronberg, with the WSU Jazz Big Band and faculty soloists. Washington State University, Kimbrough Concert Hall, Pullman. Free. (509) 335-4148

Comedy

“No Clue” - Improvised murder mystery, 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.

White Tie Improv - Improvisational comedy performed by University of Idaho students. Saturday. 8-10 p.m., UI College of Education Building, Kiva Theatre, 921 Campus Drive, Moscow. $2. (208) 885-6465

“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

Theater

“The Receptionist”- Interplayers presents Adam Bock’s drama/comedy about a workplace that isn’t what it first seems. Preview tonight at 7:30; regular run begins Friday and continues through Nov. 12, Wednesdays through Saturdays at 7:30 p.m., with 2 p.m. matinees Sunday and Nov. 5 and 12. Interplayers, 174 S. Howard St. $15-$24. (509) 455-7529, (800) 325-SEAT

“The Turn of the Screw” - Spokane Civic Theatre presents the stage adaptation of Henry James’ classic 1989 ghost story. Through Nov. 13, Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 p.m. and Sundays at 2 p.m. Firth J Chew Studio Theatre, lower level, 1020 N. Howard St. (entrance off Dean Avenue). $28/adults, $26/seniors age 65 and older, $20/students 24 years of age and younger with student ID, $10/student rush (available 20 minutes before a performance; not available for shows near to selling out). (509) 325-2507, (800) 325-SEAT

“The Foreigner”- Larry Shue’s comedy presented by the North Idaho Theater Department. Today-Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Boswell Hall, Schuler Performing Arts Center, North Idaho College, 1000 W. Garden Ave., Coeur d’Alene. Free. (208) 769-3220

“Murder at the Speakeasy”- A murder mystery dinner set in the 1920s. Friday-Sunday, 6 p.m., The Lion’s Share, 1627 N. Atlantic St. $40; reservations required. (509) 327-1113, www.lionaround.org

Murder Mystery Dinner Theater - Second annual event to benefit the Kootenai County Chapter of Crime Stoppers, featuring a social hour, auction, dinner and performance. Friday, 6 p.m., Best Western Coeur d’Alene Inn, 506 W. Appleway Ave., Coeur d’Alene. $45/individual, $80/pair. (800) 251-7829

“The Legend of Sleepy Hollow”- An adaption of Washington Irving’s original tale directed by Kay Byron Pacheco, presented by StageWest Community Theatre of the West Plains. Friday-Saturday, 7 p.m.; Sunday, 3 p.m., Emmanuel Lutheran Church, 639 Elm St., Cheney. $12/adults, $8/students and seniors age 60 and older. (509) 951-1355

“Oliver Twist”- Adapted by Joellen Bland, based on Charles Dickens’ classic book. Through Nov. 6, Fridays-Saturdays at 7 p.m. and Sundays at 2 p.m. Spokane Valley Partners building, 10814 E. Broadway Ave., Spokane Valley. $10/adults, $8/age 12 and younger. (509) 995-6718

“Jane Eyre” in Concert - Fundraiser production adapted from Charlotte Bronte’s classic novel. Friday and Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Spokane Civic Theatre, 1020 N. Howard St. $30. (509) 325-2507, (800) 325-SEAT

“A Streetcar Named Desire”- Lake City Playhouse presents Tennessee Williams’ classic drama about social realism. Opens Friday and continues through Nov. 13, Thursday-Saturday at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m. Lake City Playhouse, 1320 E. Garden Ave., Coeur d’Alene. (208) 676-1323

“The Three Musketeers”- Gonzaga University presents an adaptation of the classic adventure story. Friday-Saturday, 7:30 p.m.; Sunday, 2 p.m., Gonzaga University, Magnuson Theatre. $15/adults, $10/students. (509) 313-3606

“These Shining Lives” - Spokane Community College Players presents Melanie Marnich’s play about the resilience of women considered expendable in their day. Friday-Saturday and Nov. 3-5, 7:30 p.m., Spokane Community College, Lair Auditorium, 1810 N. Greene St. Free. (509) 533-7387

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