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Sweet Adelines Quartet Competition. Today at 4 p.m.; Chorus Competition on Saturday at noon; Festival of Champions on Saturday at 7 p.m. INB Performing Arts Center, 334 W. Spokane Falls Blvd. $30/general, $25/seniors and military. (800) 325-SEAT.

Musicfest Northwest 2013 Festival Highlights Concert Hear and see some of the best instrumental, vocal and dance performances from Musicfest Northwest’s weeklong festival. Adjudicators from nine Musicfest divisions choose their favorite performers to be highlighted in this special concert. Today, 7 p.m., Bing Crosby Theater, 901 W. Sprague Ave. Free. (509) 227-7638.

Dan Maher and the Blue Ribbon Tea Company Popular folk entertainer. Advance tickets at event/371807. A benefit for the Peace and Justice Action League of Spokane. Today, 7 p.m., Unitarian Universalist Church, 4340 W. Fort George Wright Drive. $12/advance; $15/door. (509) 891-8545.

Kara Teats, Flute Student recital. Today, 7:30 p.m., University of Idaho, Lionel Hampton School of Music, Haddock Performance Hall, 1010 Blake Ave., Moscow. Free. (208) 885-6231.

Dancers Drummers Dreamers The University of Idaho dance, percussion and performance art collaboration presents its 2013 show “Oh, the Places You’ll Go!” – a modern-day vaudeville show with original music and dance, drumming, comedy and entertainment. Forty UI students will share their talents in this versatile 70-minute high-energy performance. Today, 7:30 p.m., University High School, 12420 E. 32nd Ave., Spokane Valley. Free. (208) 882-4494.

Sunday Concerts on the Cliff Vibe (funk, Motown, pop). Sunday, 5:30 p.m. All seating is general admission – lawn chairs or blankets are encouraged. Food vendors will be on site. Reservations taken in advance for table seating. No outside alcohol allowed through the gate; all coolers and containers subject to inspection. Age 21 and older. Arbor Crest Wine Cellars, 4705 N. Fruit Hill Road, Spokane Valley. General: $5/concert, $40/10 individuals; additional $50/table for 8; or $60/table for 10. (509) 927-9463.

Spokane British Brass Band Spring concert. Sunday, 3 p.m., Spokane Falls Community College, Music Auditorium, 3410 W. Fort George Wright Drive. $10. (509) 466-7698.

Spokane Youth Symphony – The symphony, led by Artistic Director Julián Gómez Giraldo, with conductors John Marshall and Heather Montgomery, will present its season finale, “Around the World.” The program includes “The Story of the Calendar Prince” from Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov’s “Scheherazade,” special performances by the winners of the Spokane Youth Symphony’s Concerto Competition, and Maruice Durufle’s Requiem performed with the Spokane Symphony Chorale. Sunday, 4 p.m., Martin Woldson Theater at The Fox, 1001 W. Sprague Ave. $17/adults; $15/seniors; $13/age 17 and younger. (509) 624-1200.

Organist Dr. Mark Brombaugh Brombaugh is featuring the second performance of Tacoma composer David Dahl’s Festive Prelude to the Welsh hymn tune “Cwm Rhondda.” Sunday, 4 p.m., St. John’s Cathedral, 127 E. 12th Ave. $10. (509) 838-4277.

An Afternoon of Jazz Some of the region’s finest jazz with a tasting of Crosby Red and other refreshments. Sunday, 4-6 p.m., Holy Names Music Center, McNally Hall, 3910 W. Custer Drive. Free. (509) 326-9516.

EWU Opera Workshop Concert Sunday, 7:30 p.m., Eastern Washington University Showalter Hall Auditorium, Cheney. Free. (509) 359-2241.

Tuesday Night Music Series Tuesday, Musaiique (Bossa nova, swing, blues); May 28, Down Time Jazz (jazz). Shows are 5-6:30 p.m., Moscow Food Co-Op, Deli, 121 E. Fifth St., Moscow. Free. (208) 882-8537.

EWU Jazz Arrangers Concert Tuesday, 7:30 p.m., Eastern Washington University Showalter Hall Auditorium, Cheney. Free. (509) 359-2241.

EWU Symphonic Band and Wind Ensemble Spring Band Bash. Wednesday, 7:30 p.m., Eastern Washington University Music Building Recital Hall, Cheney. $5/adults; $3/students and seniors. (509) 359-2241.

Sandpoint High School Annual Spring Band Concert Thursday, 7 p.m., Panida Theater, 300 N. First Ave., Sandpoint. $5. (208) 263-9191.


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

S.K. Ball Best barn dance of the year, benefiting Ronald McDonald House Charities of Spokane. Dinner, live music and dancing lessons, hippity-hop races, mechanical bull and prizes for best-dressed cowboy and cowgirl. Register at Saturday, 6 p.m., Spokane County Fair and Expo Center, 404 N. Havana St., Spokane Valley. $75. (509) 624-0500.


Safari Fast-paced short-form, all-improvised live comedy show. Audience suggestions fuel each scene. This show is not rated and may not be suitable for all ages. Saturdays at 9 p.m., Blue Door Theatre, 815 W. Garland Ave. $7. (509) 747-7045.

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


“Great American Tall Tales” Today-May 26. Christian Youth Theatre North Idaho presents a spring musical featuring characters from American folklore including Annie Oakley, Davy Crocket, Pecos Bill, Johnny Appleseed, Paul Bunyan, John Henry and more. Performances are Fridays at 7 p.m.; Saturdays at 3 and 7 p.m.; Sunday at 1 and 4 p.m.; and May 26 at 3 p.m. Discount matinee on Saturday at 3 p.m. There will be a special performance on Sunday at 1 p.m. for patrons with special needs and their families/caretakers. Tickets can be purchased online at or at the box office by calling (208) 277-5727. Salvation Army Kroc Center, 1765 W. Golf Course Road, Coeur d’Alene. $12/adults; $10/seniors and children ages 12 and younger; $9/individuals in a group of 10 or more; Saturday performance is $8; Sunday performance at 1 p.m. is $6. (208) 667-6301.

“Nicholas Nickleby” The drama students of Deer Park Home Link will present the classic by Charles Dickens. Today and Saturday, at 2:30 and 7 p.m. Performances are free, but seating is limited. Call (509) 468-3350 for tickets. Deer Park High School, Ken Fisher Theater, 800 S. Weber Road, Deer Park. Free.

“Hairball” Today and Saturday. The sACTOR’S Drama Club presents this vignette-style theater performed by the budding thespians. 7 p.m., Sacajawea Middle School, 401 E. 33rd Ave. $3. (509) 995-2778.

“Got It Made” – Today-Sunday. A musical comedy for all ages. 7 p.m., Liberty Lake Community Theatre, 22910 E. Appleway Ave, Liberty Lake. $15. (509) 342-2055.

Spokane Playwrights’ Booklight Showcase Today-Sunday. Ignite! Community Theatre will present original works by local playwrights in a Reader’s Theatre format. Performances on Friday and Saturday at 7:30 p.m.; and Sunday at 2 p.m. Ignite! Theatre, 10814 E. Broadway Ave, Spokane Valley. Free. (509) 795-0004.

“The Dixie Swim Club” Through June 2. A warmhearted new comedy by Jessie Jones, Nicholas Hope and Jamie Wooten. For years, five women have gotten together at the same beach cottage on the Outer Banks of North Carolina. They reminisce about the past, catch up with the present and gossip about the future. Thursdays-Saturdays at 7:30 p.m.; Sundays at 2 p.m. Spokane Civic Theatre, 1020 N. Howard St. $21. (509) 325-2507.

“Rossum’s Universal Robots” Today-May 26. In the future, robots provide manual labor and keep human-owned factories thriving. The robots eventually rebel due to their treatment and the results will redefine humanity. Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 p.m.; Sunday matinees at 2 p.m. Spokane Community College Lair-Student Center Auditorium, Building Six, 1810 N. Greene St. All performances are free. For more information, contact (509) 533-7387.

Looking ahead

Two For the Road: Classical Saxophone Music from Around the World Sarah Cosano and Zhao Yang present contemporary classical saxophone music from Japan, France, U.S., Brazil and Argentina. Everything from tangos to concertos will be performed in this predoctoral audition recital. May 24, 6 p.m., Steinway Piano Gallery, 13418 E. Nora Ave. Free. (509) 327-4266.

“DUI=DOA” May 24-26. A play to promote social awareness for ages 13-18 about the consequences of drinking and driving. Play by Dan Roberts. 7 p.m., Theater Arts for Children, 2114 N. Pines Road, Suite 3S, Spokane Valley. $10/general; $5/students. (509) 995-6718.

“Disney’s Aladdin Jr.” May 24-June 2. Welcome to Agrabah, City of Enchantment, where every beggar has a story and every camel has a tail. A stage adaptation of the Disney hit film. Filled with magic, mayhem and flying carpet rides, audiences’ spirits will soar with excitement. Shows Fridays and Saturdays at 7 p.m.; matinees on Saturdays at 3 p.m.; and Sunday June 2 at 3 p.m. Presented by Christian Youth Theater. Bing Crosby Theater, 901 W. Sprague Ave. $12/online purchase; $14/at the door; $11/ages 12 and younger; $11/seniors. (509) 487-6540.