March 30, 2012 in Features

Stage listings



The Kat Trio - Violin-clarinet-piano trio from Russia. Tonight, 7 p.m., Audubon United Methodist Church, 3908 N. Driscoll Blvd. Free. (608) 271-8884.

“Amore - Opera’s Greatest Hits” - Presented by Eckart Preu and the Spokane Symphony. Tonight, 7:30 p.m., Martin Woldson Theater at The Fox, 1001 W. Sprague Ave. $27-$37/adults, $16/students. (509) 624-1200.

Boston Brass - Evening of music with Pend Oreille Arts Council. Tonight, 7:30 p.m., Panida Theater, 300 N. First Ave., Sandpoint, Idaho. $25/adults, $10/youth. (208) 263-9191.

UI Student Recital - Caitlin Boland, mezzo soprano; and Elena Panchenko, piano. Tonight, 7:30 p.m., University of Idaho, Lionel Hampton School of Music, Haddock Performance Hall, 1010 Blake Ave., Moscow, Idaho. Free. (208) 885-7251.

UI Student Recitals - 1 p.m., Daniel Gaisford, trumpet and Matt Scholz, piano; 4 p.m., Jason Dyer, tenor and Rachel Herndon, soprano; 7:30 p.m., Joshua Jon, tenor and Karin Buer, piano. Saturday, University of Idaho, Lionel Hampton School of Music, Haddock Performance Hall, 1010 Blake Ave., Moscow. Free. (208) 885-7251.

Spring Fling at the Empire Theatre - Music by Jon and Rand with gourmet hors d’ouevres at the Artisan Cafe. Pre-function treats from 5-7 p.m.; show at 7 p.m. Saturday, Empire Theatre, 126 S. Crosby St., Tekoa, Wash. $10/pre-function; Show tickets are $10/adults; $5/students; free/ages 12 and younger. (509) 509-284-2000.

Knut Erik Jensen - Norwegian musician plays piano from Greig to Gershwin and was the 1999 Norwegian Accordion champ. Saturday, 7 p.m., Steinway Piano Gallery, 13418 E. Nora Ave., Spokane Valley (509) 327-4266; and Sunday, 2:30 p.m., First Presbyterian Church Coeur d’Alene, 521 Lakeside Ave., Coeur d’Alene (208) 777-1030. $10/adults, $5/students with ID and children ages 12 and younger.

Grassville - Bluegrass music. Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Artisans at Dahmen Barn, Highway 195, 419 N. Park Way, Uniontown, Wash. $7. (509) 229-3414.

Sarabeth - Pop and electronica, rock and country music. Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Di Luna’s Cafe, 207 Cedar St., Sandpoint. $10. (208) 263-0846.

Kansas - American rock band. Saturday, 8 p.m., Beasley Performing Arts Coliseum, Washington State University, Pullman. $27-$42. (800) 325-SEAT.

Rock for Research - Benefit concert for Multiple Sclerosis with performances by The Sky Turns Red, Thirstyperfect, Silent Theory and Drop Off. Saturday, 8 p.m., Knitting Factory, 919 W. Sprague Ave. $5/advance; $8/door. (877) 435-9849.

Whitworth Wind Symphony Spring Concert - Conducted by Richard C. Strauch, featuring Lawrence Gwozdz on alto saxophone playing the world premier of Michael Young’s Concerto for Alto Saxophone. Sunday, 3 p.m., Martin Woldson Theater at The Fox, 1001 W. Sprague Ave. $7/adults, $5/seniors and students. (509) 777-3280.

A Concert for Baby - Spokane Symphony violinist Rachel Dorfman is seven months pregnant and giving a concert of her favorite music: Bach, Mozart, Bloch, and O’Connor. Also performing will be her husband, Spokane Symphony’s principal violist Nick Carper, and pianist Yi-chun Chen. Sunday, 3 p.m., Holy Names Music Center, McNally Hall, 3910 W. Custer Drive. Free, but donations accepted. (509) 701-2911.

Remedy Drive - Rock worship music with local musical guests Holly Starr and Dan and Shelley Powers. Tickets available online at, or at The Kroc Center front desk. Sunday, 6 p.m., Kroc Center, 1765 W. Golf Course Road, Coeur d’Alene. $15/advance, $18/door. (208) 667-6301.

UI Jazz Combo Series - Tuesday, 7:30 p.m., University of Idaho, Lionel Hampton School of Music, Haddock Performance Hall, 1010 Blake Ave., Moscow. Free. (208) 885-7251.

Shades of Life - Featuring the NIC Wind Symphony. The concert will include “Cambrian Explosion” by Richard Saucedo, “Northwoods: Of Might and Mettle” by Robert W. Smith, “Hook” arranged by Jack Bullock, and “Symphonic Suite for Robin Hood Price of Thieves,” arranged by Paul Lavender. Wednesday, 7:30 p.m., North Idaho College, Boswell Hall Schuler Performing Arts Center, 1000 W. Garden Ave., Coeur d’Alene. Free. (208) 769-7764.

UI Graduate Student Recital - Cecily Gordon, piano. Thursday, 7:30 p.m., University of Idaho, Lionel Hampton School of Music, Haddock Performance Hall, 1010 Blake Ave., Moscow. Free. (208) 885-7251.


Spring Dance Festival and Juan Siddi Flamenco - “Spring into the Dance,” with Festival Dance & Performing Arts. Events include: International Gala Benefit tonight at 7:30 p.m. at the Moscow 1912 Center; a public performance by Juan Siddi Flamenco Music and Dance Theatre on Sunday, 3 p.m. at the Beasley Coliseum in Pullman. $14-$30; WSU students admitted free. (208) 882-3648.

American Indian Heritage Week - Monday, noon-1 p.m., Dancing Exhibition by the Shooting Star Dancers of the Coeur d’Alene Tribe in the Plaza; 1:30-2:30 p.m.; Wednesday, Hoop Dancers performance by the Tangled Roots Dance Studio from 12:30 to 1:15 p.m. in the Plaza. Stick Game demonstration by Coeur d’Alene tribal member Norma Peone from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. in the Lake Coeur d’Alene Room; Thursday, Bill Birdsong Miller, Mohican tribal member and three-time Grammy-winning singer/songwriter will speak from 1 to 2 p.m. in the Lake Coeur d’Alene Room. Inter-Tribal Show with Bill Birdsong Miller from 7-8:30 p.m. at Boswell Hall Schuler Performing Arts Center, $5, with proceeds benefitting the Che’nshish Scholarship at NIC. Edminster Student Union Building, North Idaho College, 1000 W. Garden Ave., Coeur d’Alene (208) 769-3365.


Comedian Brad Upton - Tonight and Saturday at 8 p.m., Bluz at the Bend, Uncle D’s Comedy Underground, 2721 N. Market St. $12. (509) 483-7300.

Poets Up! - The Blue Door Theatre Players are inspired by guest poets’ made-up-on-the-spot poems and the poets are inspired by the players take on their poems. This all improvised show is suitable for general audiences. Tonight, 8 p.m., Blue Door Theatre, 815 W. Garland Ave. $9/general, $7/students/military/seniors. (509) 747-7045.

White Tie Improv - Presented by University of Idaho Theatre. Featuring short and long-form improv using audience suggestions from the University of Idaho’s comedy troupe. Open workshops to be part of the troupe will be held 4:30-6:30 p.m. Wednesdays in the Arena Theater on the first floor of UI Shoup Hall. Saturday, 8 p.m., Kiva Theater, University of Idaho, 921 Campus Drive, Moscow. $2 show admission. (208) 885-6465.

“Safari” - Improv showcase presented by Blue Door Theatre. Tickets may be purchased at the door the night of the show. Some material may not be suitable for all ages. Saturday, 9 p.m., Blue Door Theatre, 815 W. Garland Ave. $7/all seats; no special offers, coupons or group discounts. (509) 747-7045.


“Project Hope”- Ferris High School Theatre Arts presents a collection of scenes written and directed by students. Tonight at 7 p.m. Proceeds will benefit the Youth Suicide Prevention Program. Ferris High School, Auditorium, 3020 E. 37th Ave. $5 at the door. (509) 354-6000.

“You Can’t Take It With You”- Gonzaga University presents this award-winning comedy. Shows tonight and Saturday at 7:30 p.m.; Sunday at 2 p.m., Gonzaga University, Magnuson Theatre. $15/adults, $10/students. (509) 313-6553.

Pete N’ Keely - A live taping of a 1968 television special reunites a divorced singing duo. Today and Saturday, 7:30 p.m.; Sunday at 2 p.m., Lake City Playhouse, 1320 E. Garden Ave., Coeur d’Alene. $9-$19. (208) 667-1323.

“It Starts Now”- Presented by Washington State University. A play based on narratives written by students addressing the subject of bullying. Saturday, 7 p.m., WSU, Daggy Hall, Jones Theatre, Pullman. Free. (509) 335-9914.

New Play Wednesdays - Presented by the University of Idaho Theatre. Featuring staged readings of plays still in their infancy. This will be the first time many of these works have been shown to an audience. A feedback session will be held with the author after the reading to give audience members a chance to voice their opinions. Wednesday, 7:30 p.m., Shoup Hall Arena Theater, corner of Sixth and Rayburn streets, Moscow. Free. (208) 885-6465.

“What the Butler Saw”- Washington State University will present this dark comedy/mystery farce by British playwright Joe Orton. Contains adult material; recommended for ages 17 and older. Shows Thursday-April 7 and 13 at 7:30 p.m.; April 14 at 2 and 7:30 p.m., $10/reserved seating, $8/WSU students. (800) 325-SEAT.

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