March 30, 2012 in Features

Things to do

 

Bing Crosby Theater Classic Movies - Spring film series presented by the Advocates for the Bing Crosby Theater. “The Birds,” a 1963 Alfred Hitchcock suspense/horror tale of a San Francisco socialite who follows a potential beau to a small town that comes under increasing attack by flocks of birds, 7 p.m. Tuesday, Bing Crosby Theater, 901 W. Sprague Ave. $5 per movie. (509) 993-1732.

Coeur d’Alene Blues Festival - Enjoy winners from the the Inland Empire Blues Society, and two international touring acts. Bands include Delta Preachers, Sammy Eubanks, Roy Rogers & The Delta Rhythm Kings, Coco Montoya, Big Mumbo Blues Band, Kenny James Miller Band, and The Fat Tones. Go to www.cdabluesfestival.com for a full schedule and ticket information. Today-Sunday, Coeur d’Alene Resort, 115 S. Second St., Coeur d’Alene, $30/weekend pass. 208-765-4000, ext. 21.

American Indian Heritage Week – Monday-Friday, North Idaho College. Among the events is a concert by Bill Birdsong Miller, a Grammy-winning singer/songwriter, 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Boswell Hall Schuler Performing Arts Center, $5. For complete schedule, visit www.nic.edu/uploads/ americanIndianHeritageWeek.pdf. North Idaho College, 1000 W. Garden Ave., Coeur d’Alene. (208) 769-3365.

Spokane Orchid Society Show and Sale - Featuring hundreds of blooming orchids judged by the American Orchid Society, vendors with orchids and supplies for sale, and information about growing and keeping orchids. Noon Saturday. South Side Senior Center, 3151 E. 27th Ave. $2. (509) 535-2301.

Comedian Carlos Mencia - Former host of Comedy Central’s “Mind of Mencia” brings his bold and brash humor. 7:30 p.m. today. Northern Quest Casino, 100 N. Hayford Road, Airway Heights $47.50-$57.50. (509) 481-6700.

“Go, Dog. Go!” - Adapted by Allison Gregory and Stephen Dietz, from the book “Go, Dog. Go!” by P.D. Eastman. Presented by Spokane Children’s Theatre. Shows 1 and 4 p.m. Saturday and 1 p.m. Sunday. Spokane Falls Community College, Spartan Theatre, 3410 W. Fort George Wright Drive. $12/adults, $10/children. (800) 325-SEAT.

12th annual Washington State Quilters Yard Sale - Quilting-related items at garage-sale prices. 8-11:30 a.m. Saturday. West Central Community Center, 1603 N. Belt St. (509) 838-9775.

The Angry Woman Cabaret - A one-of-a-kind variety show representing women’s contributions to entertainment and arts. Proceeds benefit Transitions, which supports the independence of women and families. Entertainment includes Jaeda, Hotbox, Beyond The Storm Drum Corps, Nicole Richardson, Kamara, and a fashion show featuring Veda Lux, Tafurious and Gianna . 7 p.m. Thursday. Bing Crosby Theater, 901 W. Sprague Ave. $10. (800) 325-7328.

BASSOONarama – More than 30 bassoonists of all ages perform. 4 p.m. Saturday, Eastern Washington University Music Building Recital Hall, Cheney. Free. (509) 359-2241.

Evan Marshall – Renowned mandolin virtuoso performs. 3 p.m. Sunday, Kellogg High School, 2 Jacob’s Gulch Road, Kellogg, ID. $20. (208) 689-3709 or www.liveonstage.biz.

Mega Match-a-Thon pet adoption event – SCRAPS, Pet Savers, SpokAnimal and the Spokane Humane Society hope to find homes for 222 homeless animals. Adoptions will be free and include spay/neuter, microchip, ID tag and collar, rabies and first set of vaccinations. Spokane city or county residents will need to buy a license – $15 for cats and $25 for dogs. 3-7 p.m. today, 8 a.m. to noon Saturday, Subaru of Spokane, 423 W. Third Ave. www.spokanecounty.org/scraps.

“Infinite Ache” – Interplayers presents this two-person play starring Yvonne Same and Todd Kehne, directed by Marianne McLaughlin. Shows 7:30 p.m. today-Sunday, April 4-7 and 11-14 at 7:30 p.m.; and 2 p.m. April 1, 8 and 14. Talkback sessions with director and cast members will be held after performances on April 1, 4 and 12. A technical talkback session will be held at 6:45 p.m. on April 5 before the performance. $24/general, $20/military and senior, $15/educator and student with ID, $15/groups of 15 or more (available at box office only) (509) 455-7529 or (800) 325-SEAT.

“Bingo” – A musical comedy about hard-core bingo players, with audience participation. 7:30 p.m. Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays, and 2 p.m. Sundays through April 15. $25, Spokane Civic Theatre, 1020 N. Howard St., (509) 325-2507 or (800) 325-SEAT.

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