May 18, 2012 in Features

Stage listings

 

Music

Art on the Ave. - Celebrate diversity, culture and local businesses. Today, 5-8 p.m., Sprague Avenue, Medelia to Napa. Free.

Juni Fisher - Tonight, 7 p.m., Empire Theatre, 126 S. Crosby St., Tekoa. $12/adult; $5/student; free/12 and under. (509) 284-2000.

Musicfest Northwest Young Artist Concert - Hear and see some of the best instrumental, vocal and dance performances from Musicfest Northwest’s weeklong festival. Adjudicators from nine Musicfest divisions choose their favorite performers to be highlighted in this special concert. Tonight, 7:30 p.m., Bing Crosby Theater, 901 W. Sprague Ave. Free.

The True Spokes - Seattle-based jazz quintet, formerly known as Flowmotion. Tonight, 7:30 p.m., Spokane Falls Community College, Music/Performing Arts Building auditorium, 3410 W. Fort George Wright Drive. $5/general; $2/students with ID; $1 off for each donated can of food. (509) 533-3741.

Live Music at Huckleberry’s - Saturday: Mark Postelwait. 7-9 p.m., Huckleberry’s Natural Market, 926 S. Monroe St. Free. (509) 624-1349.

Flying Spiders EP Release/ Spokane’s Finest Fashion Show - The event is a benefit for the Village Experience, a local nonprofit that provides music instruction, instruments and studio recording access to low-income youths. Fashion show starts at 7 p.m., release party starts at 9, with live performances by Flying Spiders, Octoninjitsu, C-Flow, Freetime Synthetic, Jaeda Killzmics and STDJs. Saturday, Lincoln Center, 1316 N. Lincoln St. $5-$15.

Bodie Dominguez - Performing Latin, classic country, classic rock and roll, Western music and poetry to benefit the Dahmen Barn. Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Artisans at Dahmen Barn, Highway 195, Uniontown, Wash. $8. (509) 299-3414.

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

Spokane Youth Symphony - “Beyond the Rainbow.” The Youth Symphony’s fourth concert of its literary season. The concert will be conducted by Julian Gomez Giraldo, artistic director of the Spokane Youth Symphony. Daniel White, Joe Loftus, and Olivia Saurette, winners of the Youth Symphony’s annual concerto competition, will open the final concert of the season performing works by Mozart, Edouard Lalo and Camille Saint-Saens. Sunday, 4 p.m., Martin Woldson Theater at The Fox, 1001 W. Sprague Ave. $16/adults; $14/seniors; $12/children. (509) 624-1200.

Organist Gail Archer - Grammy-nominated artist to perform American music concert. Her program will include music by Horatio Parker, Samuel Barber, and Charles Ives. Sunday, 4 p.m., St. John’s Cathedral, 127 E. 12th Ave. $10. (800) 325-SEAT.

Evening of Music - Selections by the 35-voice church choir, organ and piano performances by Ken and Carol Fuller on the Wurlitzer organ and grand piano, a praise team and worship band, music from the children from the District Talent Festival and songs by the Klins Family Singers. Saturday, 6 p.m., First Church of the Nazarene, 9004 N. Country Homes Blvd. Free. (509) 467-8986.

EWU Opera Workshop - With Dr. Randel Wagner, director. Sunday, 7:30 p.m., Eastern Washington University, Showalter Hall Auditorium, 526 Fifth St., Cheney. (509) 359-2241.

Lindsey Buckingham - Grammy Award-winning guitarist, singer/songwriter/producer. Monday, 7:30 p.m., Bing Crosby Theater, 901 W. Sprague Ave. $55-$65. (800) 325-SEAT.

Tuesday Night Music Series - Tuesday, Tom Drake and Friends, hillbilly blues classics. 5-6:30 p.m., Moscow Food Co-Op, 121 E. Fifth St., Moscow, Idaho. Free. (208) 882-8537.

Spokane Public Schools Band and Strings - The annual fifth- and sixth-grade Band and Strings Spectacular. Featuring more than 2,800 student musicians. Tuesday, 7 p.m., Spokane Arena, 720 W. Mallon Ave. Free. (509) 354-5900.

Sandpoint High School Spring Bank Concert - Wednesday, 7 p.m., Panida Theater, 300 N. First Ave., Sandpoint. $4/adults; $3/students and seniors. (208) 263-9191.

EWU Wind Ensemble and Symphonic Band - Featuring EWU Honors Brass Quintet, Trombone Choir, Trumpet Ensemble and more. Andy Plamondon and Rob Tapper, conductors. Wednesday, 7:30 p.m., Eastern Washington University, Music Building Recital Hall, Cheney. (509) 359-2241.

Creedence Clearwater Revisited - Thursday, 7 p.m., Coeur d’Alene Casino, 37914 S. Nukwalqw Road, Worley, Idaho. $40-$50. (800) 523-2464.

Women Transitioning Women Benefit Concert - Featuring local singer/songwriter groups performing original music to support homeless and struggling women and children in the Spokane community. Artists are Angela Marie Project, Suhanna Hamilton, Liz Rognes, Kari Marguerite and the 76, Wonder Wonder, and Nicole Lewis. Thursday, 7 p.m., Bing Crosby Theater, 901 W. Sprague Ave. $10. (509) 328-6702.

Spokane Area Children’s Chorus - Presents its spring concert event, “Spring’s Sweet Song.” Thursday, 7 p.m., Westminster Congregational Church of Christ, 411 S. Washington St. $8/general; $5/students, youth and seniors. (509) 624.7992.

Eric Hutchinson and Allen Stone - Soul, rhythm and blues and folk roots music. Thursday, 7:30 p.m., Knitting Factory, 919 W. Sprague Ave. $18/advance; $20/day of show. (877) 435-9849.

RAW: Spokane Presents The Blend - A showcase of 20-plus artists from a variety of spectrums including photography, music, fashion and performance art. Thursday, 8 p.m., 120 N. Wall St. $10/pre-sale; $15/at the door. (509) 863-9597.

Comedy

“Marmot City Millionaire”- All improvised comedy show based on the movie, “Slumdog Millionaire.” All ages. Tonight, 8 p.m., Blue Door Theatre, 815 W. Garland Ave. $9/general admission, $7/children, seniors and students with valid ID. (509) 747-7045.

Spokane Comedy Club - Featuring nationally touring comedians. Tonight and Saturday, 8:30 p.m.-midnight, The Tailgater, 1221 N. Howard St. $10. (509) 328-9000.

“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.

Comedy at Goodtymes - Featuring local and touring comedians. Sunday, 9 p.m., Goodtymes Bar and Grill, 9214 E. Mission Ave., Spokane Valley. No cover. (509) 928-1070.

Dance

15th Annual SFCC Pow Wow - Today, 5 p.m.-midnight and Saturday, 11 a.m.-midnight. Spokane Falls Community College, Gymnasium and Fitness Center, Building 7, 3410 W. Fort George Wright Drive. Free. (509) 533-3546.

Dance - Music by the Country Jammers. Refreshments will be served. Admission is by donation. May 20, 1-4 p.m., Tri Community Grange, one block north of Trent on Starr Road. (509) 926-3803.

Theater

“Annie” - Spokane Civic Theatre presents this family-friendly musical directed by Yvonne A.K. Johnson. Shows Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 p.m. and Sundays at 2 p.m. Runs tonight-June 17. Spokane Civic Theatre, 1020 N. Howard St. $29/adults, $27/seniors and military, $22/students 24 years of age and younger with student ID, $11/student rush (available 20 minutes before a performance; not available for shows near to selling out). (509) 325-2507 or 1-800-325-SEAT.

“Bye Bye Birdie” - CYT-Spokane presents this musical about a rock ‘n’ roll singer about to be inducted into the army. Directed by Kristine Lyons. Shows tonight and May 25 at 7 p.m.; Saturday and May 26 at 3 and 7 p.m.; and Sunday at 3 p.m., University High School, 12420 E. 32nd Ave., Spokane Valley. Advance Purchase Tickets: $11 Adults; $10 Seniors/Children; $14 at the door. (509) 487-6540.

“Hercules” - Musical presented by Christian Youth Theater-North Idaho. Shows tonight and Saturday, May 25-26 at 7 p.m.; Saturday, Sunday, May 26 and 27 at 3 p.m., Salvation Army Kroc Center, 1756 Golf Course Road, Coeur d’Alene. Adults: $10 in advance; $12 at the door; $9/seniors and children ages 12 and younger; Discount Matinee on May 19 at 3 p.m., all tickets $7. (208) 277-5727.

“Premiere!” - Runs through June 3. Dale Wasserman’s comedy based on William Shakespeare’s “lost play,” “The Tragedy of Alcibiades.” Thursdays-Saturdays at 7:30 p.m., Sundays at 2 p.m., Spokane Civic Theatre, 1020 N. Howard St. $19. (509) 325-2507 or (800) 325-SEAT.

“Taking Steps” - Interplayers presents this farce by English playwright Alan Ayckbourn, directed by Rodger Sorensen. Shows tonight at 7:30 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday at 2 p.m., Interplayers Theatre, 174 S. Howard St. $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.

“Narnia, the Musical” - Presented by Spokane Falls Community College and Spokane Children’s Theater. Based C.S. Lewis’ classic, “The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe.” Directed by Bill Marlowe. Shows Thursday-May 27 and May 31-June 3. 7:30 p.m., Thursday through Saturday and 1 p.m. on Sunday. Tickets available at www.ticketswest.com. Spartan Theater, 3410 W. Fort George Wright Drive. $10-$12. (800) 325-SEAT.

Renovation Celebration Show - Join in celebrating Lake City Playhouse’s renovation progress with appetizers, beverages and a performance of their upcoming production, “How to Succeed in Business without Really Trying.” Thursday, 6:30 p.m., Lake City Playhouse, 1320 E. Garden Ave., Coeur d’Alene. $15. (208) 667-1323.

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