May 23, 2013 in Features, Seven

Stage listings

 

Music

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

Blackwood Brothers Legacy Quartet Award-winning group out of Nashville playing Southern country and gospel music. Saturday, 7 p.m., Cornerstone Baptist Church, 5920 Highway 291, Nine Mile Falls. Free. (509) 414-6413.

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

EWU Choral and Vocal Jazz Concert Wednesday, 7:30 p.m., Eastern Washington University, Music Building Recital Hall, Cheney. Free. (509) 359-2241.

EWU Brass Extravaganza Thursday, 7:30 p.m., Eastern Washington University, Music Building Recital Hall, Cheney. $5/adults; $3/seniors and students. (509) 359-2241.

Comedy

Product Placement You suggest the products and the improvisers will show you the commercial and how the products will invade your day in this live comedy show. Rated TV-PG. Reservations are recommended. Friday nights at 8 p.m., Blue Door Theatre, 815 W. Garland Ave. $9/general; $7/students/military/seniors. (509) 747-7045.

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. Saturday nights 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.

Theater

“Beauty and the Beast” Today-June 2. Belle is a girl who is dissatisfied with life in a small provincial French town, constantly trying to fend off the misplaced affections of conceited Gaston. The Beast is a prince who was placed under a spell because he could not love. A wrong turn taken by Belle’s father, Maurice, causes the two to meet. Fridays at 7 p.m.; Saturday and June 2 at 1 p.m.; and June 1 at 1 and 4 p.m. The 1 p.m. show on June 1 will be signed for the hard of hearing. Spokane Children’s Theatre, 2727 N. Madelia Ave. $10. (509) 328-4886.

“Disney’s Aladdin Jr.” Today-June 2. Welcome to Agrabah, City of Enchantment, where every beggar has a story. This stage adaptation of the Disney hit film is filled with magic, mayhem, and flying carpet rides. Shows Fridays and Saturdays at 7 p.m.; matinees on Saturdays at 3 p.m.; and June 2 at 3 p.m. Bing Crosby Theater, 901 W. Sprague Ave. $12/online; $14/at the door; $11/seniors and children age 12 and younger. (509) 487-6540.

“Rossum’s Universal Robots” Today-Sunday. In the future, robots provide manual labor and keep human-owned factories thriving. However, the robots rebel and the results will redefine humanity. Rated PG-13 for violence. Today and Saturday at 7:30 p.m.; Sunday matinee at 2 p.m. Spokane Community College, Lair-Student Center Auditorium, Building Six, 1810 N. Greene St. Free. (509) 533-7387.

“Great American Tall Tales” Today-Sunday. 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 Friday at 7 p.m.; Saturday at 3 and 7 p.m.; and Sunday at 3 p.m. Tickets can be purchased online at www.cytnorthidaho.org 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.

“DUI=DOA” Today-Sunday. A play to promote social awareness for ages 13-18 about the consequences of drinking and driving. Victims of a drunk driver try to intervene before another is added to their midst. Play by Dan Roberts. Performances at 7 p.m., Theater Arts for Children, 2114 N. Pines Road, Suite 3S, Spokane Valley. $10/general; $5/students. (509) 995-6718.

“The Dixie Swim Club” Today-June 2. A warmhearted 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.

“Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead” Thursday-June 9. Tom Stoppard’s reinterpretation of Shakespeare’s “Hamlet” focuses on the originally minor characters of the bewildered, fumbling courtiers Rosencrantz and Guildenstern. Performances are Thursdays-Saturdays at 7:30 p.m.; Sunday matinees at 2 p.m. The June 2 performance is a benefit for the SFCC food bank with admittance for a nonperishable food item. Spokane Falls Community College, Music/Performing Arts Building Auditorium, 3410 W. Fort George Wright Drive. $8/suggested donation. (509) 998-7515.

“Those Were the Days” Dinner theatre presented by Northwoods Performing Arts. Dates and menus include: May 31 and June 1, Garlic Roast Chicken Dinner; June 7-8, Smoked Pork Dinner; June 14-15, Chicken and Pork Chow Mein. Dinner begins at 6:30 p.m.; show starts at 7:30 p.m. Tickets available at Seebers Drug Store in Newport, Wash. or by calling (208) 448-1294. June 11 is a show-only event. Circle Moon Theater, Highway 211 off of Highway 2, Newport. $25/dinner and show; Show-only tickets: $12/adults, $10/seniors and children.

Looking ahead

“Into the Woods” May 31-June 29. This Sondheim musical weaves together classic fairy tales with a dark twist. Performances are Thursdays-Saturdays at 7:30 p.m.; Sunday matinees at 2 p.m. Lake City Playhouse, 1320 E. Garden Ave., Coeur d’Alene. $10-$20. (208) 667-1323.

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