March 8, 2013 in Features

Stage listings

 

Music

“In the Mood” - America’s premiere Big Band Revue celebrating the music of Glenn Miller, Tommy Dorsey, Artie Shaw, Benny Goodman, The Andrews Sisters, Frank Sinatra and others. Today, 3 and 7:30 p.m., Martin Woldson Theater at The Fox, 1001 W. Sprague Ave. $29-$49. (800) 325-SEAT.

National Young Artist Competition Winners Concert – Today and Saturday. Presented by the Coeur d’Alene Symphony. Featuring young musicians and vocalists. Tickets available at the Symphony Office, Great Harvest Bread, Burt’s Music, or at www.cdasymphony.org. Performances today at 7:30 p.m.; and Saturday at 2 p.m. Salvation Army Kroc Center, 1756 W. Golf Course Road, Coeur d’Alene. $20/adults, $15/seniors, $8/youth and students. (208) 765-3833.

Pine Meadow Farm Center Benefit Concert - Family-friendly concert featuring Todd Milne and Blake Abyss, Visual Vortex and Terrible Buttons. Presented by the Pine Meadow Farm Center, a 32-acre nonprofit educational farm. Today, 6:30-10 p.m., Unitarian Universalist Church, 4340 W. Fort George Wright Drive. $10/general; age 12 and younger/donation requested. (509) 217-2687.

Concordia Chicago Choir Concert - Annual spring concert tour of the Concordia University Chicago Choir. The program includes a variety of pieces programmed for wide audience appeal. Saturday, 7 p.m., Zion-Emmanuel Lutheran Church, 4279 State Route 21 North, Odessa, Wash. Free. (509) 982-2402.

Spokane Jazz Orchestra - With Deborah Sutton. Saturday, 8 p.m., Bing Crosby Theater, 901 W. Sprague Ave. $26.50/adults, $24/seniors, students and military. (800) 325-SEAT.

35th Annual Northwest Bach Festival - Presented by Connoisseur Concerts. Saturday, 8 p.m., Gunther Schuller conducts J.S. Bach’s Brandenburg Concerto No. 2 in F featuring trumpet soloist Ryan Beach; Bach’s Violin Concerto No. 2 in E featuring soloist Yuri Namkung; and Alessandro Striggio’s “Motet for 40 Voices” with the Festival Orchestra and the Gonzaga University Chamber Singers. Sunday, 3 p.m., the festival continues with Bach’s famous Goldberg Variatios (Aria with 30 Variations) performed by acclaimed artist Christopher O’Riley. St. John’s Cathedral, 127 E. 12th Ave. $30/general, $15/students. (800) 325-SEAT.

Smokey Robinson - Acclaimed singer-songwriter Smokey Robinson transformed a generation of music with his smooth voice and creative songwriting. Sunday, 7:30 p.m., Northern Quest Resort & Casino, Pend Oreille Pavillion, 100 N. Hayford Road, Airway Heights. $70-$120. (509) 481-6700.

EWU Symphony Orchestra Concert - Featuring the Brahms “Double Concerto” with Julia Salerno and John Marshall. Sunday, 7:30 p.m., Eastern Washington University, Showalter Hall Auditorium, 526 Fifth St., Cheney. $5/general, $3/seniors and students. (509) 359-2241.

SFCC Symphony Orchestra - Directed by Shelley Rotz and featuring works by Hector Berlioz and W.A. Mozart. Monday, 7:30 p.m., Spokane Falls Community College, Music/Performing Arts Building Auditorium, 3410 W. Fort George Wright Drive. $5/general, $2/seniors. (509) 533-3720.

SFCC Choral Concert - Directed by Nathan Lansing; with accompanist Zhao Zhao Yang, symphony director Shelley Rotz, and barbershop director Jay Krumbholz. Tuesday, 7 p.m., Spokane Falls Community College, Music/Performing Arts Building Auditorium, 3410 W. Fort George Wright Drive. $5/general, $2/seniors and students. (509) 533-3720.

Gordon Lightfoot - Lightfoot performs with a distinct baritone voice and folk-based 12-string acoustic guitar. Tuesday, 8 p.m., INB Performing Arts Center, 334 W. Spokane Falls Blvd. $49-$64. (800) 325-SEAT.

“On Ensemble” - Japanese drumming concert. Presented by Pend Oreille Arts Council. Wednesday, 7 p.m., Panida Theater, 300 N. First Ave., Sandpoint. $20/adults, $10/age 18 and younger. (208) 263-9191.

SFCC Jazz Night - Directed by Danny McCollim and Kevin Woods; featuring traditional jazz selections plus original compositions by the directors. Wednesday, 7:30 p.m., Spokane Falls Community College, Performing Arts Building Auditorium, 3410 W. Fort George Wright Drive. $5/general, $2/seniors. (509) 533-3720.

Whitworth Jazz Combo Concert – Wednesday, 8 p.m., Whitworth University, Music Recital Hall, 300 W. Hawthorne Road. Free. (509) 777-3280.

NIC Winter Choral Concert - Featuring the Cardinal Chorale and Chamber Singers. Thursday, 7:30 p.m., North Idaho College, Schuler Performing Arts Center, 1000 W. Garden Ave., Coeur d’Alene. Free. (208) 769-7764.

Dance

Venetian Masquerade Ball - Live music by “The Masked Men of Jazz,” featuring Dru Heller and Danny McCollim; dancing on stage, sweet and savory bites, games and prizes. Hosted by the Spokane Symphony. Black tie preferred, mask required. Age 21 and older. Saturday, 8 p.m., Martin Woldson Theater at The Fox, 1001 W. Sprague Ave. $50/includes two complimentary drinks. (509) 624-1200.

Comedy

The Magic in Hope - The Spokane Magic Club is hosting a magic show to benefit Spokane HOPE School (Hearing Oral Program of Excellence), a nonprofit specialized preschool program for children with hearing aids and cochlear implants. Today, 6:30 p.m., WSU/EWU Riverpoint Campus, 668 N. Riverpoint Blvd. $10/adults, $5/ages 3-12. (509) 863-7097.

“Fortinbras” – Today and Saturday. The Spokane Falls Community College Revelers continue their Denmark season with this Lee Blessing comedy. The cast reprise their roles in this follow-up to “Hamlet, Prince of Denmark.” Friday and Saturday at 7:30 p.m. General admission is a suggested $8 donation. Spokane Falls Community College, 3410 W. Fort George Wright Drive. (509) 533-3592.

Bada Bing! Comedy Series – Headliners are Kermet Apio and Joe Vespaziani; local comedian Ed Clark will open and Ken Martin will emcee. Today, 8 p.m., Bing Crosby Theater, 901 W. Sprague Ave. $15. 1-800-325-SEAT.

Comedian Nazareth Rizkallah – The comedian offers insights into the cultures of both the Middle East and his adopted home of America. Sunday, 6 p.m., 1412 W. Central Ave. $5. (509) 389-4102

Theater

“Sindee Lou Ella, a Cinderella Story” – Today-March 24. A play by Ken Boles. Directed by Cathy McKinney. A Cinderella story with a Western twist. Fridays at 7 p.m.; Saturday at 1 p.m.; and Sundays at 1 p.m.; March 16 and 23 at 1 and 4 p.m.; March 23 performance will be signed for the hearing impaired. Spokane Children’s Theatre, 2727 N. Madelia Ave. $10. (509) 328-4886.

“Treasure Island” – Today-March 14. Northwest Christian Schools Theater Department presents a play based on Robert Louis Stevenson’s classic. Wednesdays-Fridays at 7 p.m.; Sunday matinee at 2 p.m. $10/adults; $8/students. A dinner theater benefit performance will be presented on Saturday at 6 p.m., $35. Northwest Christian Chapel, 5104 E. Bernhill Road, Colbert. For more information visit www.nwcs.org.

“The Laramie Project” – Today-March 16. Presented by Whitworth Theatre. A play about the aftermath of Matthew Shepard’s brutal murder in October 1998 in Laramie, Wyo. Developed by Moises Kaufman and the members of the Tectonic Theater Project. Directed by Diana Trotter. Shows Friday and Saturday and March 15-16 at 7:30 p.m.; matinee on Sunday at 2 p.m. Whitworth University, 300 W. Hawthorne Road. $8/general; $6/students and senior. (509) 777-3707.

“In the Heights” – Today and Saturday. An authentic and exhilarating journey into one of Manhattan’s most vibrant communities, with universal themes of family, community and self discovery. Shows are today and Saturday at 7 p.m., Lewis and Clark High School, 521 W. Fourth Ave. $10/at the door. (509) 624-3848.

“The Drowsy Chaperone” – Today-March 17. Winner of five Tony awards, this dazzling 1920s show-within-a-show musical comedy is filled with everything from fantastical illusions to mistaken identities. Directed and choreographed by Kathie Doyle-Lipe and Jean Hardie. Thursdays-Saturdays at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday matinees at 2 p.m. Spokane Civic Theatre, 1020 N. Howard St. $29/adults, $27/senior and military, $22/students. (509) 325-2507.

“Little Shop of Horrors” - A rock musical about a hapless florist shop worker who raises a plant that suddenly becomes a deadly threat to the world’s existence. For more information call the theater office at (509) 465-7385 or the Mt. Spokane High School business office at (509) 456-7206. Today, 7 p.m., Mt. Spokane High School Theatre, 6015 E. Mount Spokane Park Drive, Mead. $5/students and seniors, $7/adults. (509) 738-6626.

“The Crucible” – Today-March 16. Arthur Miller’s tale of fear and accusation set during the Salem witch trials. Directed by Jared Helm. Shows Today and Saturday, March 14-16 at 7:30 p.m.; matinees on Sunday and March 17 at 2 p.m., Jacklin Arts and Cultural Center, 405 N. William St., Post Falls. $15/general, $10/students. (208) 457-8950.

“Speech & Debate” – Today-March 16. Interplayers presents a play inspired by the Mayor Jim West scandal. Wednesdays through Saturdays at 7:30 p.m., Sunday matinees at 2 p.m. Talk-backs with the cast will occur after each Thursday and Saturday evening performance. Interplayers, 174 S. Howard St. $28/adults, $22/seniors and military, $15/students. (509) 455-7529.

“War Horse” - Part of Best of Broadway series. Musical about the extraordinary journey of a young man’s beloved horse during World War I. Today at 8 p.m.; and Saturday at 2 and 8 p.m., INB Performing Arts Center, 334 W. Spokane Falls Blvd. $37.50-$97.50. (800) 325-SEAT.

“Titanic” Dinner, Show and Auction - Annual fundraiser for Lake City Playhouse. Three-course meal and beverages provided. Live and silent auctions. Saturday, 6:30 p.m., St. John the Baptist Orthodox Church, 4718 E. Horsehaven Ave., Post Falls. $40. (208) 667-1323.

“Little Shop of Horrors” – Wednesday-March 23. A rock musical about a hapless florist shop worker who raises a plant that suddenly becomes a threat to the world’s existence. Purchasing tickets in advance is recommended. Ticket order forms are available at the Central Valley High School business office until Tuesday. Remaining tickets will go on sale after 6:30 p.m. on show nights. $10/pre-sale tickets; $12/night of show. 7:30 p.m., Central Valley High School, 821 S. Sullivan Road, Spokane Valley. For more information, call the theater office at (509) 225-5218.

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