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Manito Park Bench Live Music Series Today: Paul Grove; July 19: Kosher Red Hot. 5:30-7:30 p.m., Manito Park Bench, 1928 S. Tekoa St. Free

Hot Summer Nights Step through a fantastic world of fairies, lights, music and exciting discovery. Music from ‘80s throwback Bow Wow Wow, Gene Loves Jezebel, and popular salsa band Son Dulce. Food and drink abound with a banquet of summer fare provided by local restaurants, eateries and gastro pubs, complemented with Arbor Crest wines. Today, 5:30 p.m., Arbor Crest Wine Cellars, 4705 N. Fruit Hill Road. $25. (800) 325-SEAT.

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

KYRS Music Fest Northwest’s only solar-powered music festival, featuring local and regional bands, Ninkasi beer garden, food court, Zip 2 Water refills, bike corral, yoga, hula hooping and more. Saturday, noon-11 p.m., Glover Field, 216 N. Cedar St. $20. (509) 747-3012.

Sunday Concerts on the Cliff Sunday: Men of Rhythm. Lawn chairs or blankets are encouraged. Local food vendors will be on site. Age 21 and older. 5:30 p.m., Arbor Crest Wine Cellars, 4705 N. Fruit Hill Road, Spokane Valley. $5/concert; $40/10 individuals; $50/table for 8; $60/table for 10. (509) 927-9463.

Coeur d’Alene City Park Concert Series Sunday: The Fat Tones. The concert venue moves to the Coeur d’Alene Resort Plaza Shops at Third and Sherman during inclement weather. 1-4 p.m., Coeur d’Alene City Park, downtown Coeur d’Alene. Free. (208) 667-3162.

Cowboy Poet Bob Marshall Western music, cowboy poetry and storytelling in an outdoor concert on the hillside behind the Barn. Bring a blanket for the hillside or sit in chairs provided. Sunday, 2 p.m., Artisans at Dahmen Barn, Highway 195 North, 419 Park Way, Uniontown, Wash. $10. (509) 299-3414.

Counting Crows with The Wallflowers Outdoor concert featuring dynamic rock bands with fans all over the world and millions in album sales. Sunday, 6 p.m., Maryhill Winery and Amphitheater, 9774 Highway 14, Goldendale, Wash. $50-$96/includes parking and digital download of the “Counting Crows Live” album. (877) 627-9445.

Opera Coeur d’Alene Lake Cruise Sunset cruise of Lake Coeur d’Alene featuring live world class opera singers. Sunday, 6 p.m., Coeur d’Alene Resort, 115 S. Second St., Coeur d’Alene. $55. (800) 418-1485.

Music in the Garden Concert series held Tuesdays at noon. July 16: Robin Song. Providence Holy Family Hospital, 5633 N. Lidgerwood St., lawn by the south main floor entrance. Free. (509) 482-0111.

Downtown Coeur d’Alene Concert Series Tuesday, Master Class Jazz Orchestra. The concert venue moves to the Coeur d’Alene Resort Plaza Shops at Third and Sherman during inclement weather. 6-9 p.m., Sherman Square Park, 316 Sherman Ave., Coeur d’Alene. Free. (208) 667-3162.

Moscow Food Co-op Music Series Concerts are held every Tuesday from 5-6:30 p.m. Music coincides with the Moscow Co-op Tuesday Growers Market held in the parking lot from 4-6:30 p.m. July 16: David Roon. Moscow Food Co-Op, 121 E. Fifth St., Moscow. Free. (208) 882-8537.

POP Summer Concerts Outdoor summer concert series. Wednesday: Just Plain Darin. Held 7-9 p.m., Prince of Peace Lutheran Church, 8441 N. Indian Trail Road. Free. (509) 465-0779.

Thursday Concerts on the Patio Thursday: Spokane Brass Quintet with jewelry by Tracey Hardy. All seating is general admission. Lawn chairs or blankets are encouraged. Local food vendors will be on site. Age 21 and older. Every Thursday from 5:30-7:30 p.m., Arbor Crest Wine Cellars, Tasting Room patio, 4705 N. Fruit Hill Road, Spokane Valley. Free; table seats guaranteed for $20/table of four; $40/table of eight. (509) 927-9463.

Music in the Garden Thursday at noon: Angela Hunt. Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center, Faith and Healing Garden, 105 W. Eighth Ave. Free. (509) 474-3008.

Browne’s Addition Concert Series Thursday: Chutzpah. 6-8 p.m., Coeur d’Alene Park, Browne’s Addition. Free.

Hayden Concert Series Thursday: Shiner. 6-8:30 p.m., Hayden City Park, 8930 N. Government Way, Hayden. Free. (208) 667-3162.

Rendezvous in the Park Thursday-July 21. Four-day outdoor music festival. Artists include: Janiva Magness, Dave Alvin and the Guilty Ones and Lloyd Jones, with two opening acts each evening. Food, beer and wine will be available for purchase. East City Park, 900 E. Third St., Moscow. $15-$25. (208) 301-0069.

Summer Concerts at Riverstone Park Thursday: 6 Foot Swing. 6:30-8 p.m., Riverstone Park, 1805 W. Tilford Lane, Coeur d’Alene. Free. (208) 292-1629.

Coeurimbas South African marimba music. Thursday, 7 p.m., Jacklin Arts and Cultural Center, 405 N. William St., Post Falls. $5. (208) 457-8950.


Belly Dance Hafla All dancers are invited to watch and perform. Saturday, 6 p.m., Red Lantern Room, 1406 W. Third Ave. Free.

Beginning Vintage Swing Lessons - Do the Balboa! This is a fantastic partner dance for all tempos of old time, big band music. This class is perfect for the novice dancer. 7-8 p.m. Come to class with comfortable shoes and clothes. Monday, Tacos Tumbras, 1325 W. Second Ave. $35. Student discounts are available. (509) 270-8206.


Extreme Science Show Mobius Scientists Aaron and Don will perform an hourlong show with never-before-seen demos and experiments and a big dose of comedy. Saturday, 7 p.m., Bing Crosby Theater, 901 W. Sprague Ave. $8. (509) 443-5669.

Goodtymes Comedy Sunday nights at 9 p.m., Goodtymes Bar and Grill, 9214 E. Mission Ave., Spokane Valley. Free. (509) 928-1070


“Jack and the Beanstalk” Join actors and puppeteers for outdoor performances of this fairy tale musical for the whole family. Bring a picnic. Visit for more information. Today, 6:30 p.m., University of Idaho Hartung Theatre, 625 Stadium Drive, Moscow. $10/adults; $5/age 12 and younger. (208) 885-6465.

“Mary Poppins” Today-Sunday. Coeur d’Alene Summer Theater presents this classic musical. Featuring a magical story and unforgettable songs from one of the most popular Disney films of all time. Performances are Friday and Saturday at 7:30 p.m.; Sunday matinee at 2 p.m. North Idaho College, Schuler Auditorium, Boswell Hall, 880 W. Garden Ave., Coeur d’Alene. $42/adults; $38/seniors; $28/children (does not include tax). (208) 769-7780.

“The Wizard of Oz” Today and Saturday. Presented by Sandpoint OnStage. Shows at 8 p.m., Panida Theater, 300 N. First Ave., Sandpoint. $15/general; $12/seniors; $10/age 12 and younger. (208) 263-9191.

“Let’s Misbehave: The Music and Lyrics of Cole Porter” Three good friends make a pact to find true love. Their quest is all in good fun until the women discover they have eyes for the same man. Set in 1930s New York, this musical features beloved standards like “Anything Goes” and “I’ve Got You Under My Skin.” Performances are Saturday and July 27 at 7:30 p.m.; and matinees on Sunday and July 21 at 2 p.m. University of Idaho Hartung Theatre, 625 Stadium Drive, Moscow. $20/adults; $15/seniors; $10/ages 12 and younger. (208) 885-6465.

“The Merry Wives of Windsor” Wednesday-July 28. Falstaff, a lazy knight, thinks he can cheat two women out of their husbands’ money – but he’s in for a surprise! The price he pays is tenfold in this lively Shakespearean comedy. Performances are July 17-18, 20, 25-26 at 7:30 p.m.; and matinee July 28 at 2 p.m. University of Idaho Hartung Theatre, 625 Stadium Drive, Moscow. $20/adults; $15/seniors; $10/age 12 and younger. (208) 885-6465.

“The Giver” Theatrical reading featuring Patty Duke and Patrick Treadway. The script is based on the Newbery Medal winning novel by Lois Lowry. There will be a talkback after each performance. Performances are 2 and 7 p.m. Wednesday, Bing Crosby Theater, 901 W. Sprague Ave. $15/adults; $12.50/seniors; $10/children. (800) 325-SEAT.

“REMIX” Improvisers from Blue Door Theatre and scripted actors from Interplayers Theatre perform together. Thursday, 7:30 p.m., Interplayers, 174 S. Howard St. $15/adult; $12/seniors, military and students; $10/individuals in a group of eight or more. (509) 455-7529.

Looking ahead

Winthrop Rhythm and Blues Festival July 19-21. 26th annual event. Featuring Johnny Winter, Ivan Neville’s Dumpstaphunk, Bonerama, Janiva Magness, Otis Taylor Band, Too Slim & The Taildraggers, Nikki Hill, Peter Karp & Sue Foley, Rosie Ledet, Marquise Knox, Chris O’Leary Band, Matt Hill Band, Doug MacLeod, Lady A and her Baby Blues Funk Band. Blues Ranch, Winthrop. $80/advance; $90/gate; $45/on-site camping for weekend. (800) 422-3048.

Basin Summer Sounds July 19-20. Friday: 5 p.m., Once Upon A Tuesday; 7 p.m., Lonely Forest; 9 p.m., Steve Holy. Saturday: 11:30 a.m., Ian McFeron; 1 p.m., Pearl Django; 2:30 p.m., Rough Stock; 4 p.m., Doctor Funk; 5:30 p.m., The Chris Eger Band; 7 p.m., Hamilton Loomis; 9 p.m., Cherry Poppin’ Daddies. Along with nonstop music, the weekend features a Car & Cycle Show, 3-on-3 basketball tournament, kids’ activities, food vendors, and beverage garden. Grant County Courthouse, Ephrata. Free.

“Song by Song by Sondheim” July 19-27. A musical revue presented by students of the WSU School of Music. Performances are Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m., Washington State University, Bryan Hall Theatre, Wilson at Library Road, Pullman. $10/general; $5/students and seniors. (509) 335-4148.

Paul Thorn Concert KPND Radio. July 19, 8 p.m., Panida Theater, 300 N. First Ave., Sandpoint. $20/advance; $25/door. (208) 263-9191.

“The Mystery of Irma Vep” Lord Edgar hasn’t had much luck with marriage. His first wife died mysteriously, and now his second wife is acting very strange. When Edgar seeks answers, he enters a world of werewolves and vampires. Play by Charles Ludham. Two actors play multiple roles in this mile-a-minute satire. Performances are July 19 and 24 at 7:30 p.m. Visit for more information on the entire 60th anniversary season. University of Idaho Hartung Theatre, 625 Stadium Drive, Moscow. $20/adults; $15/seniors; $10/age 12 and younger. (208) 885-6465.

“Bye Bye Birdie” North Idaho Christian Youth Theater presents this captivating musical. It tells the story of a rock and roll singer, Conrad Birdie, who is about to be inducted into the army. In order to capitalize on his induction, his agent arranges for him to appear on the Ed Sullivan Show and bid a typical American teen-age girl goodbye with an all-American kiss. Performances are July 19, 20, 26 and 27 at 7 p.m.; and July 20, 26, 27 and 28 at 3 p.m. Salvation Army Kroc Center, 1765 W. Golf Course Road, Coeur d’Alene. $10-$12/advance; $12-$14/door. (208) 277-5727.

“Stuff Happens” July 19-28. A staged reading by David Hare. A drama presented for the 10th anniversary of the 2003 invasion of Iraq. Performances are Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 p.m.; Sunday matinees at 2 p.m. Stage Left, 108 W. Third Ave. $10/reserved seating. (509) 838-9727.