Free Summer Movies at the Garland Theater - Today, “Hop” (PG); Monday-next Friday, “Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked” (G); Aug. 13-17, “Rio” (G); Aug. 20-24, “Mr. Popper’s Penguins” (PG); Aug. 27-31, “Dolphin Tale” (PG). All shows are at 9:30 a.m. Garland Theater, 924 W. Garland Ave. Free admission; jumbo popcorn is $6. No outside food or drinks allowed. (509) 327-1050.
South Perry Summer Outdoor Movies - Saturday, “The Karate Kid (2010)” (PG); Aug. 11, “Dr. Seuss’ The Lorax” (PG); Aug. 18, “Despicable Me” (PG); Aug. 25, “Sherlock Holmes 2: A Game of Shadows” (PG-13). All movies start at dusk. The Shop, 924 S. Perry St. Free. (509) 534-1647.
$1 Summer Movies Express - Two movies to choose from each Tuesday and Wednesday at 10 a.m. Portion of the proceeds will be donated to the Will Rogers Institute. Tuesday and Wednesday, “Chimpanzee” and “Hoodwinked Too”; Aug. 14-15, “Arthur Christmas” and “Smurfs.” All shows are rated G or PG. Riverstone Stadium Regal Theater, 2416 Old Mill Loop, Coeur d’Alene. $1. (208) 676-8185. Spokane Valley Mall, 14760 E. Indiana Ave., Spokane Valley. $1. (509) 922-2590.
Midweek Movies - Wednesday, “Mars Needs Moms;” Aug. 15, “Wall-E.” Films shown 1-3 p.m. Coeur d’Alene Library, 702 E. Front Ave., Coeur d’Alene. Free. (208) 769-2315, ext. 438.
“The Mummy” - Watch this 1932 film starring Boris Karloff. Part of the library’s “Classic Monster Movies” series. Wednesday, 5:30 p.m., Downtown Library, Room 1A, 906 W. Main Ave. Free. (509) 444-5336.
An Evening with Renee Fleming - Bringing concerts from around the world through the Specticast Digital Theatre Network. From Waldbuhne Berlin with the Berliner Philharmoniker conducted by Ion Marin, the concert by the soprano includes music sung in Italian, French and German with English and French subtitles. The program includes “Night on Bald Mountain” by Modest Mussorgsky; Antonin Dvorak’s “Song to the Moon from Rusalka”; Richard Wagner’s Overture to Rienzi, der Letzte der Tribunen; Pyotr Tchaikovsky’s “Romeo and Juliet” (Fantasy Overture). Showing at 1 and 7 p.m. Thursday, Martin Woldson Theater at The Fox, 1001 W. Sprague Ave. $10. (509) 624-1200.
“The Wrecking Crew” - Aug. 10-11. A documentary directed by Denny Tedesco, tells the story of a group of studio musicians in Los Angeles during the 1960s who played on recordings by the Beach Boys, Frank Sinatra, Nancy Sinatra, Sonny and Cher, Jan & Dean, The Monkees, Gary Lewis and the Playboys, Mamas and Papas, Tijuana Brass, Ricky Nelson, Johnny Rivers and formed Phil Spector’s “Wall of Sound.” Shows Friday and Saturday at 7:30 p.m. Martin Woldson Theater at The Fox, 1001 W. Sprague Ave. $15/general, $12/seniors and students. (509) 624-1200.
Selkirk International Film Festival - Third annual event. Aug. 10, 7 p.m., “Smoke Signals,” written by New York Times bestselling (and local) author, Sherman Alexie. Based on his collection of short stories “The Lone Ranger and Tonto Fistfight in Heaven,” this 89-minute comedy/drama tells the story of two young Native Americans, Victor Joseph and Thomas Builds-the-Fire, who leave the reservation on a road trip to retrieve the body of Victor’s dead father. The film took top honors at the Sundance Film Festival and was filmed partially in Spokane. Aug. 11, 8 p.m., “Local Shorts,” popular flagship event, screens a diverse slate of locally and regionally produced films with filmmakers on hand to answer your questions. Film types include comedy, drama, documentary, experimental, mystery and animation. Aug. 12 at 2 p.m., is the “The Grub Stake,” by filmmaker Nell Shipman. This 100-minute film about a young woman lured to the Yukon by a gambler with promises of marriage and a grubstake for a gold mine was released in 1923 and filmed locally. Shipman’s filmmaking is documented by local author Eva Gayle Six in “Jennie’s Tiger” (2011) her book chronicling the life of Jennie Wooding, a pioneer woman who settled in Tiger, Wash. The author will be on hand for a book signing following the film screening. The film is silent, with music added later. Cutter Theatre, 302 Park St., Metaline Falls. $7. (509) 446-4108.