Coffeehouse 2012 - Featuring local music, talent, food and drinks. Performances by Skivees, Red and the Missing Links, Olivia Artzis and Ryan Knight, accordion champion Sammy Thomas, and instrumental students of Gary Killings. Proceeds benefit American Association of University Women Educational Fund. Today, 7-10 p.m., Elks Lodge - Colville, 1861 E. Hawthorne, Colville. $15/adults, $8/children, includes refreshments. (509) 684-6878.
The Sound of Idaho - Concert featuring the University of Idaho marching band. Donations of nonperishable foods for local food banks will be collected in the lobby and later in the VandalStore, but are not required for admission. Today, 7 p.m., University of Idaho Hartung Theatre, 625 Stadium Drive, Moscow. Free. (208) 885-7521.
Spokane Symphony: Rachmaninoff’s Rhapsody and Pictures (CANCELED) - Saturday and Sunday. The Symphony will put a credit on ticketholders’ accounts for the value of tickets purchased, and individuals do not need to contact the box office immediately. The credit can be for a ticket to a future performance once the season has resumed. Other options include: 1. An immediate exchange into a future concert, with some exclusions. 2. A donation made to the Spokane Symphony in the amount of the tickets purchased. 3. A gift certificate in the amount of the tickets purchased. 4. A refund for the tickets purchased. To exchange, donate, receive a gift certificate or a refund, please contact the box office at (509) 624-1200. Subscribers can email email@example.com. Single ticket buyers can email firstname.lastname@example.org. Box office hours: Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Martin Woldson Theater at The Fox, 1001 W. Sprague Ave. $14-$44. (509) 624-1200.
Spokane Public Radio Kids Concert - Music from the Revolutionary War. Saturday, 1 p.m., Bing Crosby Theater, 901 W. Sprague Ave. Free. (509) 227-7404.
Liberty Park Kids Dinner Celebration - Event will feature the Bethel B.A.S.I.C. Gospel Choir and dining catered by Christ Kitchen. All proceeds will benefit families and children in Liberty Park Child Development Center’s Champion program. For tickets, call (509) 747-1058, ext. 228. Saturday, 6 p.m., First Presbyterian Church, 318 S. Cedar St. $30.
Rising Stars: The Pearl Snaps - New performance series with intimate concerts that will highlight local young talent. Saturday, 7 p.m., Jacklin Arts and Cultural Center, Fireside Room, 405 N. William St., Post Falls. $5. (208) 457-8950.
Alice Cooper (SOLD OUT) - The “No More Mr. Nice Guy World Tour 2012.” Heavy metal music. Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Northern Quest Resort & Casino, 100 N. Hayford Road, Airway Heights. $50-$60. (509) 481-6700.
Ballroom Dancing - Dance to the five piece combo, Variety Pack. Today at 7:30 p.m. All ages, all abilities welcome. Sons of Norway Hall, 6710 N. Country Homes Blvd. $8. (509) 326-9211.
Benefit Dance for the Victims of Superstorm Sandy - For ages 15 and older, put on by a newly formed group of professional dance instructors and studios. The event will include a no-host bar and a wide variety of music will be played for ballroom, country, Latin and swing dancing. Participants are welcome to bring snacks or finger foods for the snack table. Proceeds will be donated to the American Red Cross “National Disaster Relief Fund” to help victims of Storm Sandy. Additional contributions for the American Red Cross will also be accepted. Saturday, 7-10:30 p.m., Coeur d’Alene Eagles, 209 E. Sherman Ave., Coeur d’Alene. $7. (208) 661-9968.
Dance - Music by the Country Jammers. Refreshments will be served. Admission is by donation. Sunday, 1-4 p.m., Tri Community Grange, one block north of Trent on Starr Road. (509) 926-3803.
Free Beginning Belly Dance - Designed to provide basic belly dance skills and provide an active venue for all ages and all body sizes. Monday. 6:30-7:30 p.m., Colfax Library, 102 S. Main St., Colfax. Free. (509) 397-4366.
Monday Night Dance - Hear the songs and sounds of yesteryear by John Labbe. The theme for November is Western Wear. Food and drinks are available for a donation. Monday, Corbin Senior Center, 827 W. Cleveland Ave. $3.50. (509) 327-1584.
Senior Citizens Dance - Thursday, 1-3 p.m. Bring a partner or come alone. Listen live music by Marion on the accordion and Wayne on the bass. Farwell Senior Center, 706 W. Garland Ave. (509) 926-0804.
“Family Dinner” - Blue Door Theatre Players will improvise a family dinner using audience suggestions. All ages welcome. Today , 8 p.m., Blue Door Theatre, 815 W. Garland Ave. $9/general admission, $7/children, seniors, military and students with valid ID. (509) 747-7045.
“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. (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 are 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Wednesdays in the Arena Theater on the first floor of UI Shoup Hall. Monday, 8 p.m., Kiva Theater, University of Idaho, 921 Campus Drive, Moscow. $2 show admission. (208) 885-6465.
“Hamlet” - Spokane Falls Community College in collaboration with the University of Idaho’s motion capture department will present this production of William Shakespeare’s classic drama. Directed by Scott Doughty. Shows today and Saturday at 7:30 p.m.; Sunday at 2 p.m., Spartan Theatre, Spokane Falls Community College, Building 5, 3410 W. Fort George Wright Drive. $8 suggested donation, Free/SFCC students with ID. (509) 533-3592.
“Thoroughly Modern Millie, Jr.” - This youth production tells the story of young Millie Dillmount, who has just moved to the city in search of a new life. Today and Saturday, 7 p.m.; Sunday at 3 p.m., Pend Oreille Playhouse, 240 N. Union Ave., Newport, Wash. $10/advance; $12/door; $5/ages 5-18. (509) 671-3389.
“The Little Drummer Boy”- Lake City Playhouse presents this holiday musical by Matt Harget. Shows today and Saturday, Nov. 23-24, Nov. 29-Dec. 1, Dec. 6-8 and Dec. 13-15 at 7:30 p.m.; this Sunday, Nov. 25, Dec. 2 and Dec. 9 at 2 p.m., Lake City Playhouse, 1320 E. Garden Ave., Coeur d’Alene. $13.75-$19.75. (208) 667-1323.
“A Closer Walk with Patsy Cline” - Runs through Nov. 24. Spokane Civic Theatre presents this musical tribute written by Dean Regan, sanctioned by the Patsy Cline Estate. Shows Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 p.m.; Sundays at 2 p.m., Spokane Civic Theatre, Firth J. Chew Studio Theatre, 1020 N. Howard St. $13-$26. (509) 325-2507 or (800) 325-SEAT.
“Irving Berlin’s White Christmas”- A holiday musical presented by Spokane Civic Theatre. Directed by Yvonne A.K. Johnson. Shows Thursdays-Saturdays at 7:30 p.m.; Sundays at 2 p.m. Runs today-Dec. 21. Spokane Civic Theatre, Main Stage, 1020 N. Howard St. $11-$29. (509) 325-2507 or (800) 325-SEAT.
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