November 1, 2013 in Features

Stage listings

 

Music

Spokane Symphony with a Splash 1 Featuring works by John Adams, Tan Dun and Aaron Copland and a performance of Henri Vieuxtemps’ “Souvenirs d’Amerique (Yankee Doodle)” by violinist and concertmaster Mateusz Wolski. Eckart Preu conducts. Friday, 5 p.m., Martin Woldson Theater at The Fox, 1001 W. Sprague Ave. $25. (509) 624-1200.

UI Jazz Bands and Jazz Choirs Friday, 7:30-9 p.m., University of Idaho, Lionel Hampton School of Music, Haddock Performance Hall, 1010 Blake Ave., Moscow, Idaho. $5/adults; $3/seniors and students. (208) 885-6231.

Vaudeville Tonight! Presented by Pages of Harmony. Saturday, 2 and 7 p.m., Spokane Falls Community College, Music/Performing Arts Building Auditorium, 3410 W. Fort George Wright Drive. $10/general; free/students. (509) 443-1503.

A Taste of Vienna Musical Soiree and Dinner The Coeur d’Alene Symphony presents an evening of the finest 18th-century chamber music, featuring soprano Dawn Wolski and members of the Coeur d’Alene Symphony performing J.S. Bach’s Wedding Cantata and other chamber selections. Enjoy dinner, entertainment and an auction to benefit the symphony. Saturday, 6 p.m., Jacklin Arts and Cultural Center, 405 N. William St., Post Falls. $100/person; $750/table of eight. (208) 765-3833.

All That Jazz Four-member ensemble featuring 92-year-old piano player Pearl Harwood. Saturday, 7 p.m., Empire Theatre, 126 S. Crosby St., Tekoa. $15/adults; $5/students; free/age 12 and younger. (509) 284-2000.

Whitworth University Jazz Ensemble With acclaimed Grammy Award-winning jazz saxophonist Chris Potter. Saturday, 8 p.m., Martin Woldson Theater at The Fox, 1001 W. Sprague Ave. $17/general; $12/seniors and students. (509) 624-1200.

Cavatina Duo Acclaimed flute/guitar duo. Sunday, 3 p.m., United Church of Christ Congregational, 408 Cedar St., Wallace. $30/four-concert series. (208) 699-7554.

Natalie Cominiello, Violin Student recital featuring Mendelssohn violin concerto in E-minor, Bach Partita III preludio, V. Monti Csardas and various other works. Sunday, 6 p.m., Whitworth University, Music Building Recital Hall, 300 W. Hawthorne Road. (509) 777-3280.

UI Faculty and Guest Recital Giselle Hillyer, violin; Miranda Wilson, cello; and Roger McVey, piano. Tuesday, 7:30 p.m., University of Idaho, Lionel Hampton School of Music Performance Hall, 1010 Blake Ave., Moscow, Idaho. $5/adults, $3/seniors and students. (208) 885-6231.

Noah Guthrie Blues and pop music by this Internet sensation. Tuesday, 8 p.m., University of Idaho, Student Union Building Ballroom, 709 Deakin Ave, Moscow, Idaho. (208) 885-7251.

MOMIX: Botanica Cutting-edge dance troupe that has thrilled fans in more than 22 countries with its trademark combination of athletic dance, riveting music, outrageous costumes, inventive props and pure talent. Wednesday, 7:30 p.m., Martin Woldson Theater at The Fox, 1001 W. Sprague Ave. $28-$38. (509) 624-1200.

Pianist Judy Carmichael Internationally acclaimed jazz pianist, nicknamed “Slide” by Count Basie, will perform her technically and physically demanding jazz piano style. The Grammy-nominated pianist will hold a meet-and-greet in the upstairs Ovations Lounge following her performance. Thursday, 7:30 p.m., Bing Crosby Theater, 901 W. Sprague Ave. $10/students; $20/adults; $32-$42/VIP. (800) 325-SEAT.

UI Student Chamber Music Concert Thursday, 7:30 p.m., University of Idaho, Lionel Hampton School of Music Performance Hall, 1010 Blake Ave., Moscow, Idaho. (208) 885-6231.

Dance

Salsa Fridays For ages 18 and older, with or without a partner. Friday, 10 p.m.-1 a.m., Satori, 122 S. Monroe St. $5. (360) 550-5106

Dinner Dance Presented by The MasterClass Jazz Big Band Orchestra. Enjoy a gourmet dinner and dancing. Reservations suggested. Friday, 6-10 p.m., Lincoln Center, 1316 N. Lincoln St. $40/dinner and dance or $10/dance only. (509) 327-8000.

Square Dance Party All kinds of dancing, but mostly square dancing. Saturday, 8 p.m., Western Dance Center, 1901 N. Sullivan Road, Spokane Valley. Free. (509) 979-2607.

Snow Dance 2013 A black-tie affair with no-host bar at 6 p.m., dinner at 7:30 p.m. and auction, music and dancing from 8:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m. Music by Men in the Making. The silent and live auctions to support the 49 Degrees North Winter Sports Foundation and the Forty-Nine Alpine Ski Team (FAST). Age 21 and older. Saturday, Spokane Club, Georgian Room, 1002 W. Riverside Ave. $135/couple; $110/single, includes dinner and tuxedo rental. (509) 838-8511.

Dance Music by the Country Jammers. Refreshments will be served. Admission is by donation. Sunday, 1-3:30 p.m., Tri Community Grange, one block north of Trent on Starr Road. (509) 926-3803.

Comedy

“Short Stacks” Get a sneak peek of new Blue Door Theatre players, games and comedy. Some material not suitable for all ages. All tickets can be purchased at the door the night of the show. Friday, 10 p.m., Blue Door Theatre, 815 W. Garland Ave. $5. (509) 747-7045.

“Family Dinner” Blue Door Theatre Players will improvise a family dinner using audience suggestions. Shows Fridays through Nov. 29. 8 p.m., Blue Door Theatre, 815 W. Garland Ave. $9/general admission; $7/children, seniors, military and students. (509) 747-7045.

“Safari” Shows feature short-form improv games based on audience suggestions. For information or reservations, call (509) 747-7045 or visit www.bluedoortheatre.com. Tickets can also be purchased night of show. Saturday nights at 9 p.m., Blue Door Theatre, 815 W. Garland Ave. $7.

Theater

“Never the Sinner” Through Nov. 9. Clarence Darrow defends two young thrill killers in what was considered the “Trial of the Century” in 1924 Chicago. Performances are Wednesdays-Saturdays at 7:30 p.m.; with an Early Bird Night on Friday at 6:30 p.m.; and matinees Saturdays, Sundays and Wednesday at 2 p.m. Interplayers Theatre, 174 S. Howard St. $28/adults; $22/seniors; $12/students. (509) 455-7529.

“Noises Off” Through Sunday. This play-within-a-play is persistently interrupted as actors come and go, often at the wrong time and through the wrong doors, while off-stage happenings lead to on-stage chaos. The confusion endures from the first rehearsal to the final performance. Purchase tickets at www.gonzaga.edu/ theatreanddance or by phone. Performances are Friday and Saturday at 7:30 p.m.; and Sunday at 2 p.m. Gonzaga University, Magnuson Theatre, 502 E. Boone Ave. $15/general; $10/students and seniors. (509) 313-6553.

“Little Shop of Horrors” Through Sunday. A rock musical about a hapless florist shop worker who raises a plant that suddenly becomes a deadly threat to the world’s very existence. Performances are Friday and Saturday at 7:30 p.m.; Sunday matinee at 2 p.m. Ignite! Theatre, 10814 E. Broadway Ave., Spokane Valley. Advance: $18/adults; $16/students, seniors, and military. Door: $20. (509) 795-0004.

“The Boyfriend” Friday and Saturday. Sandy Wilson’s Jazz Age musical comedy set in the 1920s. Performed by the Coeur d’Alene High School Theater Department. All shows 7 p.m., Coeur d’Alene High School, 5530 N. Fourth St., Coeur d’Alene. $6-$9. (208) 769-2999.

“Lend Me a Tenor” Through Nov. 10. A famous tenor, a bellhop, a jealous wife, tranquilizers, lingerie and mistaken identities all contribute to the chaos of this fast-paced comedy. 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. $11-$17. (208) 667-1323.

“Second Samuel” Through Nov. 24. This Pulitzer-nominated script deals with themes of love, acceptance and hope. Performances are Thursdays-Saturdays at 7:30 p.m.; Sunday matinees at 2 p.m. Spokane Civic Theatre, 1020 N. Howard St. $22. (509) 325-2507.

“The Diary of Anne Frank” A play based on the writings of a young Jewish girl in hiding with her family during World War II. Performances are Friday and Saturday at 7:30 p.m. North Idaho College, 1000 W. Garden Ave., Coeur d’Alene. Free. (208) 769-3424.

The Improvised Shakespeare Company A fully improvised play using the language and themes of William Shakespeare. Friday, 7:30 p.m., Washington State University, Daggy Hall, Jones Theatre, Pullman. $18/adults; $14/seniors; $9/students. (800) 325-SEAT.

Looking ahead

“Fiddler on the Roof” Nov. 8-17. The musical follows Tevye, a Jewish man in 1905 Tsarist Russia, as he tries to uphold tradition in a changing political and social landscape. Performances are Fridays and Saturdays at 7 p.m.; Sunday matinees at 3 p.m. Pend Oreille Playhouse, 240 N. Union Ave., Newport, Wash. $10/adults in advance; $12/adults at the door; $5/ages 5-18. (509) 447-9900.

“Nora” Nov. 8-24. Ingmar Bergman’s adaptation of Henrik Ibsen’s 1879 play “A Doll’s House.” The play focuses on the issue of women’s emancipation. Performances are Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 p.m.; Sunday matinees at 2 p.m. Stage Left, 108 W. Third Ave. $10. (509) 276-2775.

A Potpourri of Plays II Ten short readers’ theater comedy plays presented by Corbin Players. Complimentary wine and hors d’oeuvres served during intermission. Nov. 8, 2 p.m., Corbin Senior Center, 827 W. Cleveland Ave. $10. (509) 327-1584.


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