March 15, 2013 in Features

Stage listings

 
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The Spokane Civic Theatre production of “The Drowsy Chaperone” runs through Sunday.
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Music

Tune Tales Music Jumpin’ Jammin’ Jubilee - Teacher Josie will inspire your child with finger puppets for singing and pitch activities, creative movement and sign language, music theory learning through fun and games, and hands-on instruments. Today, 10:30 a.m., Coeur d’Alene City Hall, 710 Mullan Ave., Coeur d’Alene. $45/child for five-week session, Tune Tales Music CD and coloring pages. (208) 769-2250.

Contemporary Piano with Donovan Johnson and Lynn Yew Evers - Enjoy an evening of wine, appetizers and contemporary solo piano at an intimate house concert. Today, 7 p.m., 8410 N. Kyle Court. Donation. (509) 467-4496.

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

Horse Crazy - Cowgirl band with Judy Coder performs to benefit the Ritzville Art Gallery. Saturday, 7 p.m., Ritzville Art Gallery, 109 W. Main Ave., Ritzville. $10. (509) 428-9258.

Leo Kottke - The Grammy-nominated acoustic guitarist performs. Saturday, 8 p.m., Panida Theater, 300 N. First Ave., Sandpoint. $30. (208) 263-9191. Sunday, 7 p.m., Bing Crosby Theater, 901 W. Sprague Ave. $30-$45. (800) 325-SEAT.

Custer’s Grass Band and The Afterthoughts - Bluegrass concert; dessert served at intermission. Sunday, 2 p.m., United Church of Christ, 423 N. Sixth St., Cheney. Donations appreciated. (509) 235-4193.

The Piatigorsky Foundation - Doris Stevenson, piano; and Paul Rosenthal, violin. Monday, 7:30 p.m., Jacklin Arts and Cultural Center, 405 N. William St., Post Falls. $20/adults, $15/students. (208) 457-8950.

Tuesday Night Music Series - Gypsy Dawg. Tuesday, 5-6:30 p.m. Moscow Food Co-Op, Deli, 121 E. Fifth St., Moscow. Free. (208) 882-8537.

Keepers of the Faith Quartet - Presented by the Seventh-day Adventist Church. Songs about Jesus has led this group to national recognition. Tuesday, 7 p.m., Panida Theater, 300 N. First Ave., Sandpoint. Free. (208) 263-9191.

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

“Featuring … US” - Featuring members and ensembles from the NIC Wind Symphony. Wednesday, 7:30 p.m., North Idaho College, Boswell Hall Schuler Performing Arts Center, 1000 W. Garden Ave., Coeur d’Alene. Free. (208) 769-7764.

“Dancers, Drummers, Dreamers” – Thursday-March 23. A collaboration between the dance and music departments. Thursday-Friday at 7:30 p.m.; Saturday at 2:30 and 7:30 p.m. University of Idaho Hartung Theatre, 625 Stadium Drive, Moscow. $10/adults, $8/seniors and students; $1 off with canned food donation. (208) 885-7212.

Dance

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

Dance - Music by the Country Jammers. Refreshments will be served. Admission is by donation. Sunday, 1-4 p.m., Tri Community Grange, one block north of Trent on Starr Road. (509) 926-3803.

Comedy

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

“American Way” - Today and Saturday. What makes a superhero? A play by Jeremy Gable presented as a staged reading. Shows at 7:30 p.m. Ignite Community Theatre, 10814 E. Broadway Ave. Donations appreciated. For more information visit www.ignitetheatre.org or call (509) 795-0004.

“Living Room” - Today-March 29. This improvised live comedy starts with your suggestions, then the actors make themselves at home and the fun begins. Friday nights at 8 p.m. Blue Door Theatre, 815 W. Garland Ave. For information or reservations call (509) 747-7045 or visit www.bluedoortheatre.com. Tickets can also be purchased night of show. $9/general; $7/children/seniors/students/military.

“Safari” - Saturday-March 30. All Safari shows feature short form improv games based off of your suggestions. Saturday nights at 8 p.m. Blue Door Theatre, 815 W. Garland Ave. For information or reservations call (509) 747-7045 or visit www.bluedoortheatre.com. Tickets can also be purchased night of show. $7.

Theater

“The Laramie Project” - Today and Saturday. Presented by Whitworth Theatre. A play about the people of Laramie, Wyo., following the brutal murder of Matthew Shepard. Developed by Moises Kaufman and the members of the Tectonic Theater Project. Directed by Diana Trotter. Shows at 7:30 p.m., Whitworth University, 300 W. Hawthorne Road. $8/general; $6/students and senior. (509) 777-3707.

“The Drowsy Chaperone” - Today-Sunday. Winner of five Tony awards, this dazzling show-within-a-show musical comedy is filled with everything from fantastical illusions to mistaken identities. Book by Bob Martin and Don McKeller. Music and lyrics by Lisa Lambert and Greg Morrison. Directed and choreographed by Kathie Doyle-Lipe and Jean Hardie. Friday-Saturday at 7:30 p.m.; Sunday matinee at 2 p.m., Spokane Civic Theatre, 1020 N. Howard St. $29/adults, $27/senior and military, $22/students. (509) 325-2507.

“Treasure Island” - Robert Louis Stevenson’s classic. Today, 7 p.m., Northwest Christian Schools, 5104 E. Bernhill Road. $10/adults, $8/students. (509) 238-4005.

“Slipperzzzz: The Torrid Tale of Cobb and the Twelve Dancing Princesses” - Today-Sunday. Pend Oreille Players Association presents this adaptation written by Jeanette Jaquish, featuring actors from grades three through six. Directed by Alyssa Miller and Duncan Heaney. Friday and Saturday performances at 7 p.m.; Sunday matinee at 3 p.m. 240 N. Union Ave., Newport, Wash. $10/adult advanced purchase; $12/adult at door; $5/youth; $50/six adults with punch pass; $25/six youths with punch pass. (509) 671-3389.

“The Crucible” - Today-Sunday. Arthur Miller’s tale of fear and accusation set during the Salem witch trials. Directed by Jared Helm. Shows Friday and Saturday at 7:30 p.m.; Sunday matinee 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 and Saturday. Interplayers presents this provocative play inspired by the Mayor Jim West scandal. Surfing on local websites, a high school student discovers a teacher in a virtual chat room where that teacher ought not to be. In a debate class, the student and his classmates argue whether or not to “out” that teacher’s behavior to the world. Friday and Saturday at 7:30 p.m.; Saturday matinee at 2 p.m. Interplayers, 174 S. Howard St. $28/adults, $22/seniors and military, $15/students. (509) 455-7529.

“Little Shop of Horrors” - Through March 23. A rock musical about a hapless florist shop worker who raises a plant that becomes a deadly threat to the world’s very existence. Shows Wednesdays-Saturdays at 7:30 p.m. $10/presale tickets; $12/night of show. Advance ticket purchase recommended. Tickets will go on sale after 6:30 p.m. on show nights. Central Valley High School, 821 S. Sullivan Road, Spokane Valley. For more information call the theatre office at (509) 225-5218.

“Instant Message” - The public is invited to attend a special touring presentation of “Instant Message,” an original drama by Bob Jones University Drama Ministry Team. Tuesday, 7 p.m., Arden Faith Baptist Church, 673 Arden Hill Road, Colville. (509) 684-3983.

“Gentlemen Prefer Blondes” – Wednesday-March 22. Presented by Lakeland Hawk Stars Drama Club. A delightful romp back to the 1920s. A play full of frivolous fun and charming characters. Shows nightly at 7 p.m. Tickets are available at the door. A portion of the profits will be donated to Locks for Love, as will the proceeds from a silent auction on Friday evening. The silent auction will include artisan-created birdhouses designed by the students in stagecraft at Lakeland High School. Lakeland High School, Commons, 7006 W. Highway 53, Rathdrum. $7/general, $5/seniors and children age 10 and younger. (208) 687-0181.


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