Opera Workshop Scenes Program - Today, 7:30 p.m., University of Idaho, Lionel Hampton School of Music, Haddock Performance Hall, 1010 Blake Ave., Moscow. $5/adults, $3/seniors and students. (208) 885-6231.
Fruhlingfest - Concordia Choir presents its annual Spring Concert, with special guests the Pages of Harmony Choir. German-style dinner, concert and dancing to the music of Good & Plenty band. Reservations requested. Saturday, 6 p.m., Deutsches Haus, 25 W. Third Ave. $15. (509) 747-4626.
Cowboy Music and Poetry - A benefit for the Tumtum Community Center will feature old-time Western music, cowboy poetry, and a Western meal. Saturday, 6 p.m., Tumtum Community Center, 6424 Highway 291, Milepost 18, Tumtum, Wash. $10/adults; $8/seniors and children; free/ages 5 and younger. (509) 276-8574.
Villa Blues Trio - Heather Villa, Steve Bauer and Brian Flick will play jazz and blues tunes from the 1920s and 1930s. Saturday, 7 p.m., Holy Names Music Center, McNally Hall, 3910 W. Custer Drive. $12. (509) 326-9516.
Hog Heaven Big Band - Tunes from the Great American Songbook by this 16-piece band. Saturday, 7:30-9:30 p.m., Artisans at Dahmen Barn, Highway 195, 419 N. Park Way, Uniontown, Wash. $5/single, $8/couple. (509) 229-3414.
NIC Spring Choral Concert - Featuring the Cardinal Chorale and Chamber Singers. Saturday, 7:30 p.m., North Idaho College, Boswell Hall Schuler Performing Arts Center, 1000 W. Garden Ave., Coeur d’Alene. Free. (208) 769-7764.
The Rev. Kenny St. Hilaire and Guests - A benefit concert for St. Patrick School. Sunday, 2 p.m., Bing Crosby Theater, 901 W. Sprague Ave. $20. (509) 280-2369.
Cowboy Junkies - Sunday, 7:30 p.m., Bing Crosby Theater, 901 W. Sprague Ave. $30-$33. (800) 325-SEAT.
Spokane Jazz Concert - Featuring the Lewis and Clark High School Jazz Band, the Shadle Park High School Jazz Band and the Ferris High School Jazz Orchestra with special guest the Whitworth Jazz Ensemble. Tuesday, 7 p.m., Bing Crosby Theater, 901 W. Sprague Ave. Free. (509) 227-7638.
NIC Spring Jazz Concert - Featuring NIC Jazz Ensemble and Cardinal Vocal Jazz. Tuesday, 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 University Orchestra - Tickets available at the door. Tuesday, 7:30 p.m., University of Idaho, University Auditorium, 851 Campus Drive, Moscow. $5/adults, $3/seniors and students. (208) 885-6231.
Sesame Street Live! - When Elmo gets his fingers on Abby Cadabby’s magic wand Sesame Street becomes a nonstop, all-singing, all-dancing musical montage! Wednesday, 10:30 a.m. and 6:30 p.m., INB Performing Arts Center, 334 W. Spokane Falls Blvd. $13-26/general; $52/Sunny Seats. (800) 325-SEAT.
UI Choirs - Various University of Idaho choirs perform. Tickets available at the door. Thursday, 7:30 p.m., University of Idaho, Lionel Hampton School of Music, Haddock Performance Hall, 1010 Blake Ave., Moscow. $5/adults, $3/seniors and students. (208) 885-6231.
Annual Spring Dance Concert - Today and Saturday. The concert features jazz, ballet, modern, and musical theatre routines choreographed by three dance faculty members. Performances nightly at 7:30 p.m.; additional matinee on Saturday at 2 p.m. Gonzaga University, College Hall, Magnuson Theatre, 502 E. Boone Ave. $5. (509) 313-3606.
KuroNekocon Cosplay Fashion Show and Dance - Part of Japan Week. Come dressed up as your favorite anime character. Register at www.KuroNekoCon.com. Today, 7:30-10 p.m., Spokane Falls Community College, Student Union Building, Lounges A, B and C, 3410 W. Fort George Wright Drive $5. (509) 533-3367.
Ninth Annual Dancefest - Dance Week. Sponsored by the Inland Northwest Dance Association. Jazz, Highland, ballet, hip-hop, modern, cultural, tap, ballroom – enjoy them on stage and learn the basics in workshops. Light lunches and snacks will be available. Saturday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m., West Valley High School Auditorium, 8301 E. Buckeye Ave., Spokane Valley. Free. (509) 927-0972.
Dance and Splash - Dance to Nobody Famous & the Coconut Express Horns Band, play in the indoor waterpark, and enjoy snacks, party favors and a costume contest. Beer, wine and other beverages available for purchase. Purchase tickets at Triple Play during normal business hours. Saturday, 9 p.m., Triple Play, Raptor Reef Indoor Waterpark, 175 W. Orchard Ave., Hayden, Idaho. $20/advance; $25/door. (208) 762-7529 ext. 516.
Poets Up! - Poetry inspired by improv. Today, 8 p.m. For information or reservations, please call (509) 747-7045 or visit www.bluedoortheatre.com. Blue Door Theatre, 815 W. Garland Ave. $9/general; $7/children, seniors, students, and military.
Cagematch - Teams of improvisers compete and the audience chooses their champion. Saturday, 9 p.m. For more information or reservations, please call (509) 747-7045 or visit www.bluedoortheatre.com. Blue Door Theatre, 815 W. Garland Ave. $7/all seats.
“Twelfth Night by William Shakespeare” - Today-Sunday. Presented by the University of Idaho Department of Theatre Arts. A comedy of love lines crossed and mistaken identity. Performances are Today and Saturday at 7:30 p.m.; and Sunday at 2 p.m. University of Idaho, Hartung Theatre, 625 Stadium Drive, Moscow. $10. (208) 885-7212.
“Spy School or Not!” - A fun, family comedy filled with intrigue and suspense. Written by area playwright Mary Hanks. Today, 7 p.m. Christian Center School, 3639 Prairie Ave., Hayden, Idaho. $5/adults, $3/students. (208) 772-7541.
“Marx in Soho” - Today-May 4. Come see what Karl Marx would have to say about his life, his works and society today. Written by Howard Zinn. Performances are Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 p.m.; Sunday matinees at 2 p.m. Stage Left, 108 W. Third Ave. $10/all seats.
“The Dining Room” - Today and Saturday. Presented by Lewis and Clark High School. In this play by A.R. Gurney, the actors change roles, personalities and ages as they portray a wide variety of characters, from little boys to stern grandfathers, and from giggling teenage girls to Irish housemaids. Shows nightly at 7 p.m. Lewis and Clark High School, 521 W. Fourth Ave. $5/door. (509) 624-3848.
“Arsenic and Old Lace” - Today-May 12. StageWest Community Theatre of the West Plains presents Joseph Kesselring’s classic dark comedy. Directed by Kay Byron Pacheco. Fridays and Saturdays at 7 p.m.; Sunday matinees at 3 p.m.; and a special performance with high tea on May 12 at 2 p.m., 639 Elm St., Cheney. For more information or reservations, please contact (509) 235-2441. $12/adults; $10/students and seniors. May 12 performance is $25, reservations for this performance are requested by May 8.
“The Miss Firecracker Contest” - Today-May 12. A comedy by Beth Henley about a woman hoping to restore her dignity by winning her small Southern town’s pageant. Thursdays-Saturdays at 7:30 p.m.; Sunday matinees at 2 p.m. Lake City Playhouse, 1320 E Garden Ave, Coeur d’Alene. Lake City Playhouse, 1320 E. Garden Ave., Coeur d’Alene. $11-$17.
Interplayers Benefit Open House - A behind-the-scenes tour of the Interplayers building including the scene shop, the props shop, the wardrobe, the lending library, the green room, the hidden passages. Actors will guide the tours and answer questions. Light refreshments will be available. Today, 6-9 p.m., Interplayers Theatre, 174 S. Howard St. Free. (509) 455-7529.
“Alice in Wonderland” - Today-Sunday. The Pend Oreille Playhouse Community Theatre presents a musical adaptation of Lewis Carroll’s classic. Today and Saturday at 7 p.m.; Sunday at 3 p.m. Pend Oreille Playhouse, 240 N. Union Ave., Newport. For tickets call (509) 671-3389; go to www.pendoreilleplayers.org, or the box office.
“Regal Avengers Project Blueprint” - This 50th annual fundraising event is presented by the Ham on Regal Players. Performances are today at 7 p.m.; and Saturday at 1:30 and 7 p.m. For more information, visit www.hamonregal.com. Ferris High School, 3020 E. 37th Ave. $7-$9.
“Fiddler on the Roof Jr.” - Presented by the Sandpoint Waldorf School eighth-grade class. Tickets are available at the school (208) 265-2683, Eichardt’s, Eve’s Leaves, Monarch Mountain Coffee, and Pedro’s Today, 7 p.m., Panida Theater, 300 N. First Ave., Sandpoint. $7/adults; $5/ages 12 and younger.
“I Hate Hamlet” - Today-Sunday. A comedy by Paul Rudnick. Can a successful television actor take on the role of Hamlet while juggling a ghost in his new apartment, his girlfriend, and an unexpected job offer? Today and Saturday at 7:30 p.m.; Sunday at 2 p.m. Ignite! Theatre, 10814 E. Broadway Ave., Spokane Valley. In advance: $18/adults; $16/seniors and military; $15/students; $20/door. (509) 795-0004.
“The Outsiders” – Thursday-May 11. Based on the novel by S.E. Hinton and performed by the students of the Central Valley High School Theatre Department. Performances are nightly at 7:30 p.m., CVHS Performing Arts Center, 821 S. Sullivan Ave. Tickets are available at the CVHS Business office. $10; performances on May 2 and 3 are $8.
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