April 5, 2013 in Features

Stage Listings

 

Music

Coeur d’Alene Blues Festival - Today and Saturday. Begins Friday evening at 7:30 p.m. with a cruise featuring Anita Royce & The High Rollers and Bakin’ Phat. Continues Saturday at the Coeur d’Alene Resort Convention Hall with Lloyd Jones at 7 p.m.; Duffy Bishop at 8:30 p.m.; Charlie Musselwhite and Ty Curtis at 10 p.m. $37/festival and cruise; $25/festival only in advance; $15/blues cruise only in advance. (877) 4-FLY-TIX.

Jeff Gilliam Piano Master Class - Open to the public. Today, 2:30 p.m., University of Idaho Lionel Hampton School of Music, Haddock Performance Hall, 1010 Blake Ave., Moscow. Free. (208) 885-6231.

Creme Tangerine - The Seattle band recreates Beatles classics along with Beatles albums in their entirety. Benefit concert hosted by World Relief Spokane to support the refugee resettlement programs in Spokane. Today, 6:30 p.m., Bing Crosby Theater, 901 W. Sprague Ave. $12. (509) 484-9829.

Food For Thought - This is a charity concert for Second Harvest Food Bank. Bring canned food as your entry fee. There will be various musicians playing at the event. A 15-minute intermission with free drinks and cookies will be provided. Today, 7 p.m., Whitworth University, HUB Multipurpose Room, 300 W. Hawthorne Road. (509) 290-9094.

Elizabeth Becker, Viola - Open to the public. Saturday, 1 p.m., University of Idaho, Lionel Hampton School of Music, Haddock Performance Hall, 1010 Blake Ave., Moscow. Free. (208) 885-6231.

Whitworth Wind Symphony Spring Concert - Under the direction of Philip Baldwin and featuring music for the Easter season; including Rimsky-Korsakov’s “Russian Easter” Overture, Wagner’s “Good Friday Music” from the opera Parsifal, and Mendelssohn’s “Reformation” Symphony. Sunday, 3 p.m., Martin Woldson Theater at The Fox, 1001 W. Sprague Ave. $7/adults, $5/seniors and students. (509) 777-3280.

Inland NW Harp Festival - Forty harpists of all ages will present a free concert. Sunday, 3 p.m., Salvation Army Kroc Center, 1765 W. Golf Course Drive, Coeur d’Alene. (208) 618-9992.

Spokane Choral Artists: Friends of a Choral Influence - Paying tribute to composers such as Orlando di Lasso and Claude Debussy. Sunday, 4 p.m., St. John’s Cathedral, 127 E. 12th Ave. $10. (509) 251-6296.

REO Speedwagon - Classic rock fans will get a rush from this band’s rampant riffs and timeless sound. Over the years the band has learned to “Roll With The Changes” and they will “Keep The Fire Burnin’ ” and “Keep On Loving You.” Sunday, 7:30 p.m., Northern Quest Resort & Casino, 100 N. Hayford Road, Airway Heights. $60-$80. (509) 481-6700.

KYRS House Party featuring American Catapult - Fundraiser for KYRS Thin Air Community Radio with the Americana band American Catapult. Sunday, 7:30 p.m., Bob Rice Photography, 1514 S. Cedar St. $10/general, $5/age 16 and younger. (509) 747-3012.

The One and Only Tommy Dorsey Orchestra - The Lewis and Clark High School Instrumental Music Parents’ Association is bringing this legendary Big Band to the Bing Crosby Theater. This is an opportunity to come listen to the sounds of the great Tommy Dorsey Orchestra while supporting LCIMPA. The Lewis and Clark Jazz One will kick the evening off. Tuesday, 7:30 p.m., Bing Crosby Theater, 901 W. Sprague Ave. $12-$37. 1 (800) 325-SEAT.

Pianist Donivan Johnson - Performance and discussion of early piano works by the French composer Erik Satie. Johnson will also perform selections from his own work inspired by the thought and music of Satie. One piece will be created and performed with audience participation during the concert. Thursday, 7 p.m., Civic Center Auditiorium, 401 S. Balsam St., Moses Lake. Free. (509) 764-3830.

Dance

Ballroom Dancing - Come dance to the five piece combo Variety Pack. All ages and abilities welcome. Friday, 7:30 p.m., Sons of Norway Hall, 6710 N. Country Homes Blvd. $8. (509) 326-9211.

Mommy and Me Swing - Come dance to swingin’ tunes with your special little person, up to age 5. Instruction by Colleen Robinson of Lindy Town USA. Today, 11 a.m., Interplayers Theatre, Community Room, 174 S. Howard St. $15. (509) 455-7529.

Cowboy Ball - Performance by Kelly Hughes Band. Dance lessons from 5:30-6:45 p.m., live and silent auctions, Western dress contest, food by Texas Roadhouse, and beer and wine available for purchase. Benefits the fairgrounds and educational scholarships for area youth. Age 21 and older. Today, 5 p.m., Kootenai County Fairgrounds, Building 1, 4056 N. Government Way, Coeur d’Alene. $30. (208) 772-5471.

Dance the Balboa - Come learn the vintage swing dance with Colleen Robinson of Lindy Town, USA. Lesson 1, 10 a.m.-noon; and Lesson 2, 1-3 p.m. Saturday, Whitworth University, HUB Multipurpose Room, 300 W. Hawthorne Road. $10/class, $20/all day. (509) 481-1122.

“Lord of the Dance” - A mesmerizing blend of traditional and modern Celtic music and dance. Saturday, 8 p.m., INB Performing Arts Center, 334 W. Spokane Falls Blvd. $25-$65. (800) 325-SEAT.

Ruff Shodd - Old-time mountain music concert along with Fiddlin’ Red, Desire Aguirre and Tom D’Orazi. The concert will be followed by a Contra Dance with caller Nora Scott. Tickets available at Bonners Books and Mountain Mike’s. Sunday, 2 p.m., Pearl Theater, 7160 Ash St., Bonners Ferry. $7/general, $5/age 16 and younger. (208) 610-2846.

An Dochas and the Haran Irish Dancers - Presented by Festival Dance & Performing Arts and supported by WSU’s Visual Performing Literary Arts Community. An Dochas was awarded the 2006 Celtic Instrumental Album of the Year. The Haran Irish Dancers are World Championship Step Dancers. Festival Dance Academy Celtic dance students will perform some pieces during the show. Sunday, 3 p.m., Washington State University, Beasley Performing Arts Coliseum, Pullman. $28/adults; $20/students; $18/age 11 and younger; $30/first seven rows. (800) 325-SEAT.

Comedy

“Short Stacks” - The Blue Door Theatre players presents games and comedy. Material not suitable for all ages. All tickets can be purchased at the door the night of the show. Friday, 10 p.m., Blue Door Theatre, 815 W. Garland Ave. $5/all seats. (509) 747-7045.

Theater

Northwoods Unleashed - Dinner theater presented by Northwoods Performing Arts. Dates and menus include: Today and Saturday, Supreme Sirloin Loaf Dinner by Skeyes the Limit; April 12-13, Pork Adobo Dinner by River Catering by Darcie. Dinner begins at 6:30 p.m.; show starts at 7:30 p.m. Tickets available at Seebers Drug Store in Newport, Wash. or by calling (208) 448-1294. Circle Moon Theater, Highway 211 off of Highway 2, Newport. $25/dinner and show; Show-only tickets: $12/adults, $10/seniors and children. (208) 448-1294.

“Harvey” - Today-13. When Elwood P. Dowd introduces his best friend, a giant invisible rabbit named Harvey, to guests at a dinner party, his sister Veta has seen as much of his eccentric behavior as she can take. Mary Chase received the Pulitzer Prize in Drama for this clever classic comedy. Shows Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 p.m.; Saturday matinees at 2 p.m. WSU, Daggy Hall, Jones Theatre, Pullman. $10/adults; $8/students and youths. (800) 325-SEAT.

“On Golden Pond” - Today-April 14. Norman and Ethel Thayer return to their summer lake home in Maine, but life on Golden Pond is not the same when teenager Billy Ray Jr. stays with the Thayers for what will become a remarkable and unforgettable experience. Thursdays-Saturdays at 7:30 p.m.; Sundays matinees at 2 p.m. Spokane Civic Theatre, Firth J. Chew Studio Theatre, 1020 N. Howard St. $21/general; $11/student rush. (509) 325-2507.

“Over the River and Through the Woods” - Today-Sunday. Nick finally has his dream job, but he may have to leave his quirky grandparents behind. His grandparents have a plan to keep him around … and she is adorable. Friday and Saturday at 7:30 p.m.; Sunday matinee at 2 p.m. Lake City Playhouse, 1320 E. Garden Ave., Coeur d’Alene. $11-$19.75. (208) 667-1323.

“Sirens” - Today-April 20. Interplayers presents this comedy about the trials of commitment and long-term love. Written by Deborah Zoe Laufer. Directed by Christian Duhamel. Performances are Wednesdays-Saturdays at 7:30 p.m.; matinees at 2 p.m. on April 7, 13, 14, 20. Talkbacks with the cast after each Thursday and Saturday performance. Tickets are available at the box office, at (509) 455-7529, or through Ticketswest at (800) 325-7328 and www.ticketswest.com. Interplayers, 174 S. Howard St. $15-28.

“Treasure Island” - Today-21. Robert Louis Stevenson’s swashbuckling classic hits Spokane Civic Theatre’s Main Stage. Adaptation by Ken Ludwig. Directed by Chris Wooley. Performances are Thursdays-Saturdays at 7:30 p.m.; Sunday matinees at 2 p.m. Tickets are available at the Theatre Box Office, www.spokanecivictheatre.com/tickets, or at (509) 325-2507. Spokane Civic Theatre, 1020 N. Howard St. $24/adults; $22/senior and military; $18/students.

“The Ugliest Duckling” - Tears of Joy Puppet Theater presents an adaptation of Hans Christian Andersen’s The Ugly Duckling. Set in Australia and starring a cast of vibrant and colorful creatures. Saturday, 2 p.m., Jacklin Arts and Cultural Center, 405 N. William St., Post Falls. $15/person; $25/show and workshop. (208) 457-8950.

“Ode” - An original play about the tragic romance between English poet, John Keats, and Fanny Brawne. Written by poet and EWU professor Jonathan Johnson. Tuesday, Eastern Washington University, Music Building Recital Hall, Cheney. (509) 359-6977.

“Flashdance” - Part of Best of Broadway series. A musical about a working-class girl from Pittsburg who dreams of being a professional dancer. Shows Thursday at 7:30 p.m.; April 12 at 8 p.m.; April 13 at 2 and 8 p.m.; and April 14 at 1 and 6:30 p.m. INB Performing Arts Center, 334 W. Spokane Falls Blvd. $32.50-$72.50. (800) 325-SEAT.


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