August 8, 2013 in Features, Seven

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1 “The Wrestler” 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, Downtown Library, 906 W. Main Ave. This Oscar-nominated drama stars Mickey Rourke (in a comeback role) as a broken-down professional wrestler angling for a return to the ring when he realizes professional wrestling is the only thing he ever did well. Directed by Darren Aronofsky. Rated R. Part of the library’s Great Sports Films series. (509) 444-5336. Admission: FREE

2 Other Gardeners’  Edens 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, varied locations. This summer tour of creative gardens takes you to five locations, with proceeds to benefit the Associated Garden Clubs grants to community garden projects. Locations are 245 E. 13th Ave., 31 W. 37th Ave., 729 E. 23rd Ave., 1910 S. Upper Terrace Road and 1004 W. 23rd Ave. Tickets are available at any of the featured gardens or at Judy’s Enchanted Garden, 2628 W. Northwest Blvd., and Northwest Seed & Pet, 2422 E. Sprague Ave. (509) 448-3037 Admission: $10 general, free ages 11 and younger

3 Louis Landon 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Steinway Piano Gallery, 13418 E. Nora Ave., Spokane Valley. Landon is a singer-songwriter and touring pianist who has worked with Mikhail Baryshnikov, John Hall, John Payne, Rupert Holmes and others. He’s been playing piano since he was five and studied jazz piano at Berklee College of Music. His repertoire includes rock, jazz, pop and classical. (509) 327-4266. Admission: FREE

4 Indie Festival 5 p.m. Saturday, Higgins Pavilion, Kiwanis Park, 4176 E. Weatherby Ave., Post Falls. The local band Vinyl Instinct will open for Colorado-based Changing Colors. This concert is funded by grants from the National Endowment for the Arts, the Western States Arts Federation and the Idaho Commission on the Arts. There will be an outside beer garden and picnic baskets for sale as part of this relaxed, summer musical event. (208) 457-8950. Admission: $10

5 Pend Oreille County Fair and Rodeo Thursday through Aug. 18, Pend Oreille County Fairgrounds, 419152 Highway 20, Cusick, Wash. The theme is “Treasure Chest of the County’s Best.” The fair is offering family fun and entertainment, live music, games for one and all, contests, livestock, still life exhibits, community dance on Aug. 16 and 17; PRCA rodeo Aug. 17 and 18. For a complete schedule, visit http://www.povn.com/pocofair/. (509) 445-1367. Admission: $6 general, $2 ages 6-12, free 5 and younger

6 “Safari” 9 p.m. Saturday, Blue Door Theatre, 815 W. Garland Ave. This evening of short-form improv centers on games based off audience suggestions. (509) 747-7045. Admission: $7

7 Karen Hunt 7 p.m. today, Jacklin Arts and Cultural Center, 405 N. William St., Post Falls. This Rising Stars Concert at the JACC will feature vocalist Hunt, a recent gradaute of Post Falls High School, who will perform from a repertoire ranging from J.S. Bach to Leonard Bernstein. (208) 457-8950 Admission: $5

8 “The Avengers” Dusk, Wednesday, Riverfront Park Lilac Bowl, 507 N. Howard St. Part of the PEMCO Outdoor Movies at Riverfront Park, featuring big screen movies, circus performers, movie trivia and food trucks. Bring blankets and warm clothes for a comfortable evening. All events are dog friendly. In “The Avengers,” Nick Fury of S.H.I.E.L.D. brings together a team of superhumans to form The Avengers to help save the Earth from Loki and his army. Rated PG-13. Premovie seating begins at 5 p.m. (206) 819-1346. Admission: Premovie seating is $5

9Hot Rockford Nights Friday and Saturday, Rockford Town Park, 100 S. First St., Rockford. Friday night registration and drive-in movie, featuring “Secondhand Lions” beginning at dusk at the old ballfield. Saturday event features a show and shine from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. with about 100 cars lined up in the town park. (509) 291-4313. Admission: Free; donations to the local Lions Club during the movie will be accepted

!0 Marshall McLean, 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, 1335 W. Summit Parkway, adjacent to Central Food in Kendall Yards. Marshall McLean has been getting around. Last weekend, he was featured on KCDA’s Local Lounge Cruise on Lake Coeur d’Alene. On Saturday, he’ll be opening for The Avett Brothers in Sandpoint. On Wednesday, he’ll perform at the Rock the Nest Concert in Kendall Yards. www.facebook.com/ kendallylards. Admission: FREE


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