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An Affair to Remember - Fourth annual gala and silent auction celebrating theater, music and the arts. Today, doors open 6 p.m., entertainment starts at 7, Kenworthy Performing Arts Center, Moscow, Idaho. $15. (208) 882-4127
Stephen Drury - Renowned Spokane-born pianist plays works by John Cage, Robert Schumann and Charles Ives. Today, 7:30 p.m., Lionel Hampton Building, Haddock Performance Hall, 1010 Blake Ave., University of Idaho, Moscow. $10/adults, $5/students. (208) 885-6231
UI Jazz Bands and Choirs - Friday, 7:30 p.m., Lionel Hampton Building, Haddock Performance Hall, 1010 Blake Ave., Moscow, Idaho. $5/adults, $3/seniors and students. (208) 885-6231
“Faust” - Opera Coeur d’Alene presents Charles Gunoud’s musical rendering of the classic German story about a man who makes a deal with the devil. Friday, 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, 2 p.m., Schuler Auditorium, Boswell Hall, North Idaho College. $35/$29/adults, $18/students. (208) 769-7780
Brad Richter and Viktor Uzur - Classical guitar and cello. Friday, 7:30-9:30 p.m., Jacklin Arts & Cultural Center, 405 N. William St., Post Falls. $20/adults, $15/students. (208) 457-8950
Spokane Symphony - Casual Classics series premieres with “Beethoven’s Facebook,” featuring works by Ludwig van and his “friends” Bach, Haydn and Rossini. Friday, 8 p.m., Martin Woldson Theater at The Fox, 1001 W. Sprague Ave. $10-$30. (509) 624-1200
“Under the Skylight” - Candlelight dinner with concert by mandolin and guitar players Mike Haberman and James Hoar of Lewiston. Saturday, 6-8 p.m., Bank Left Bistro, 100 S. Bridge, Palouse, Wash. $35. (509) 878-1800
Spokane Jazz Orchestra - Seventeen-piece big band opens its season with “South Side Swing,” featuring guest vocalist Nicole Henry. Saturday, 8 p.m., Bing Crosby Theater, 901 W. Sprague Ave. $26.50 ($24/seniors/students/military, $23/SJO members) (800) 325-SEAT
Spokane String Quartet - Season-opening concert featuring works by Haydn, Britten and Beethoven. Sunday, 3 p.m., Bing Crosby Theater, 901 W. Sprague Ave. $18/adults, $15/seniors, $10/students. (800) 325-SEAT
Arbor Crest Wine Concert Series - 5 Mor, Latin/light rock. Sunday, 4:30 p.m., Arbor Crest Winery, 4705 N. Fruithill Road, Spokane Valley. $5; must be 21 or older. No outside alcohol allowed, food available for purchase or can be brought in. (509) 927-9463
FourGiven - Southern gospel quartet. Sunday, 6 p.m., First Church of the Nazarene, 9004 N. Country Homes Blvd. Free. (509) 467-8986
Merle Haggard and Kris Kristofferson - Legendary country singer-songwriters join forces onstage. Sunday, 7:30 p.m., INB Performing Arts Center, 334 W. Spokane Falls Blvd. $35-$65. (800) 325-SEAT
Gonzaga University Symphony – Featuring a return appearance by New York’s Simone Dinnerstein in Ravel’s Piano Concerto in G Major, plus Mozart’s Overture to The Abduction from Seraglio and Gershwin’s “Rhapsody in Blue.” Monday, 7:30 p.m., Martin Woldson Theater at The Fox, 1001 W. Sprague Ave. $12/adults, $10/students and seniors. (509) 313-6733
Tuesday Night Music Series - Micheal Barry, original folk and country. Tuesday, 5-6:30 p.m., Moscow Food Co-op, 121 E. Fifth St, Moscow, Idaho. Free. (208) 882-8537
Tuba/Euphonium Recital - by Chris Dickey, newly appointed Washington State University instructor. Tuesday, 8 p.m., Kimbrough Concert Hall, Pullman. Free. (509) 335-8844
“I Saw You” - Improvised comedy based on newspaper classified ads, 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.
“Freedom Association: Microbiographies” - Improv comedy based on personal anecdotes spun off audience suggestions; some adult content. Saturday, 9 p.m., Blue Door Theatre, 815 W. Garland Ave. $7. (509) 747-7045
Cowboy Supper Shows with the Riders of the Rockin’ B - Friday, Saturday and Sept. 30-Oct. 1, 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
“When in Rome” - A musical comedy presented by Green Bluff Grange and Old Orchard Theatre. Today-Saturday, 7 p.m. and Sunday, 2 p.m., Old Orchard Theatre, 9809 E. Green Bluff Road, Colbert. $7/regular seating, $12/premium seating. (509) 468-1751
“Fighting for My Self”- Theater Arts for Children presents Rene J. Clark’s drama about teenage girls fighting societal pressures. Mature material; not recommended for children younger than 12. Today-Sunday, 7 p.m., Spokane Valley Partners, 10814 E. Broadway Ave., Spokane Valley. $10. (509) 995-6718
“The Boys Next Door” - Interplayers opens its season with Tom Griffin’s comedy-drama about four mentally challenged men who live in a group home. Preview tonight at 7:30; regular run begins Friday and continues through Oct. 8, Wednesday-Saturday, 7:30 p.m., with 2 p.m. matinees Sunday and Oct. 1 and 8. Opening night gala Friday, 6 p.m. with appetizers and silent auction preceding the performance. Interplayers, 174 S. Howard St. Evening shows $24/adults, $20/seniors and military; matinees $20/adults, $15/seniors and military; preview, $18/adults, $15/seniors and military; all shows, $12/educators/theater professionals, $10/students. (509) 455-7529, (800) 325-SEAT
“Fiddler on the Roof”- Lake City Playhouse opens its season with the classic musical about Jewish life in 1900s Russia. Through Oct. 9, Thursdays-Saturdays at 7:30 p.m., Sundays at 2 p.m. 1320 E. Garden Ave., Coeur d’Alene. $19/adults, $17/veterans and students 13 and older, $15/seniors 60 and older, $9/children 12 and under. (208) 667-1323
“The Dixie Swim Club” - Pend Oreille Players present this comedy about five Southern women from a college swim team who reunite every year. Friday- Saturday, 7 p.m., and Sunday, 3 p.m., Pend Oreille Playhouse, 240 N. Union Ave., Newport, Wash. Adults, $10/advance, $12/door; youth, $5. (509) 671-3389
“Thoroughly Modern Millie” – Spokane Civic Theatre opens its season with the toe-tapping musical comedy about a naïve young woman who sets her sights on marrying her wealthy boss. Opens Friday and continues through Oct. 23, Thursday-Saturday at 7:30 p.m. and Sundays at 2 p.m.; Friday, 65th Anniversary Opening Night Gala with doors opening at 6:30 for food plus live and silent auctions. Spokane Civic Theatre, Main Stage, 1020 N. Howard St. $29/adults, $27/seniors, $22/students ($35 for Opening Night Gala); $10/student rush (available 20 minutes before a performance; not available for shows near to selling out) (509) 325-2507, (800) 325-SEAT
“Escanaba in Da Moonlight” - DavisZoo Productions and Sandpoint Onstage present Jeff Daniels’ comedy about hunters in Northern Michigan. Contains language and adult humor. Friday-Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Panida Theater, 300 N. First Ave., Sandpoint. $10/adults, $5/students and seniors (free admission with valid 2011 hunting license). (208) 263-9191
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