April 18, 2014 in Features

Stage listings

 
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Chasity Kohlman, Jeremy Lindholm and Stephen Holcom perform a scene from the Spokane Civic Theatre production of “The Three Musketeers,” which runs through Saturday.
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Music

Eric Parchen, percussion and Eric Woodard, trumpet UI student recital. Friday, 7:30 p.m., University of Idaho, Lionel Hampton School of Music, Haddock Performance Hall, 1010 Blake Ave., Moscow. Free. (208) 885-6231.

Melody Potratz, piano UI student recital. Saturday, 4 p.m., University of Idaho, Lionel Hampton School of Music, Haddock Performance Hall, 1010 Blake Ave., Moscow. Free. (208) 885-6231.

Kelly Berg, guitar UI student recital. Saturday, 7:30 p.m., University of Idaho, Lionel Hampton School of Music, Haddock Performance Hall, 1010 Blake Ave., Moscow. Free. (208) 885-6231.

The CanAm Piano Duo Karen Beres and Christopher Hahn perform music by Schubert, Corigliano, Dvorak and much more. Monday, 7 p.m., Steinway Piano Gallery, 13418 E. Nora Ave. Free. (509) 327-4266.

Guitar Ensemble Concert Monday, 7:30 p.m., University of Idaho, Lionel Hampton School of Music, Haddock Performance Hall, 1010 Blake Ave., Moscow. Free. (208) 885-6231.

Chamber Soiree Series Fine music in an elegant surrounding, performed by members of the Spokane Symphony Orchestra. Table seating includes local wines paired with hors d’oeuvres and dessert crafted by the Spokane Club’s Chef Urs Moser. Performances are Tuesday and Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. Spokane Club, Georgian Room, 1002 W. Riverside Ave. $20-$48. (509) 624-1200.

NIC Spring Choral Concert Featuring the NIC Cardinal Chorale and Chamber Singers. Tuesday, 7:30 p.m., North Idaho College, Boswell Hall, 1000 W. Garden Ave., Coeur d’Alene. Free. (208) 769-7764.

Daniel Johnson, voice UI student recital. Tuesday, 7:30 p.m., University of Idaho, Lionel Hampton School of Music, Haddock Performance Hall, 1010 Blake Ave., Moscow. Free. (208) 885-6231.

Joshua Vander Plaats, voice UI student recital. Wednesday, 7:30 p.m., University of Idaho, Lionel Hampton School of Music, Haddock Performance Hall, 1010 Blake Ave., Moscow. Free. (208) 885-6231.

“Thanks for the Memory: Spokane Songbirds Sing a Tribute to Mildred Bailey” An evening of song and music featuring jazz vocalists Julia Keefe and Heather Villa, together with local group Mama Doll and the Mukogawa Women’s Ensemble. Jazz legend Mildred Rinker Bailey, a member of the Coeur d’Alene Tribe, was raised in Spokane, where her brother Alton Rinker played in a local band with Bing Crosby. Al Rinker and Bing Crosby later followed Mildred to Los Angeles, and Crosby later credited Mildred with helping launch his own successful singing career. Thursday, 7 p.m., Bing Crosby Theater, 901 W. Sprague Ave. $20/adults; $15/seniors and students. (800) 325-SEAT.

“Play Like a Girl” An interdisciplinary performance by BASK Arts Collective. Thursday, 7:30 p.m., University of Idaho, University Auditorium, 851 Campus Drive, Moscow. Free. (208) 885-6231.

Andrew Gromiller & the Organically Grown Rhythm and funky blues rockin’ gospel soul music. Advance tickets available at www.andrewgromiller.com. Thursday, 7:30 p.m., Panida Theater, 300 N. First Ave., Sandpoint. $22/advance; $25/door. (208) 263-9191.

Alex Carey and Jesse Hampsch, voice UI student recital. Thursday, 7:30 p.m., University of Idaho, Lionel Hampton School of Music, Haddock Performance Hall, 1010 Blake Ave., Moscow. Free. (208) 885-6231.

Dance

“Be a Dancer to Beat Cancer” Oldies Dance The 16th annual event to raise funds for American Childhood Cancer Organization Inland Northwest’s Get Acquainted Program. Friday, 7 p.m., Northern Quest Resort & Casino, 100 N. Hayford Road, Airway Heights. $30. (509) 443-4162.

Friday Night Swing Dig West Coast Swing: Beyond Basics class is from 7-8 p.m. Beginner lesson from 8-8:30 p.m., followed by open dancing until 11 p.m. Friday, Simply Dance Studio, 820 W. Sprague Ave. $7. (509) 892-1480.

Saturday Night Salsa Spicy salsa lessons begin at 8:15 p.m., followed by open dancing until 12:30 a.m. Saturday, Simply Dance Studio, 820 W. Sprague Ave. $7. (509) 892-1480.

10th Annual Dancefest Celebrating National Dance Week. Sponsored by the Inland Northwest Dance Association, this free festival showcases all forms of dance. Enjoy the performances and learn the basics in workshops. Health information booths and a variety of vendors will be throughout the lobby; a silent auction and raffle are fundraisers to keep DanceFest free of charge. Light lunches and snacks will be available. Saturday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m., West Valley High School, auditorium, 8301 E. Buckeye Ave. Free. (509) 927-0972.

Monday Night Swing Introductory Class Come celebrate Jazz Appreciation Month with a drop-in style class. Learn six-count moves and a variety of other fun steps to get you started dancing. Wear comfortable clothes, shoes that offer support. Held Mondays in April, 6:30-7:20 p.m., 122 S. Monroe St. Free. (509) 919-9162.

Intro to Belly Dance Classes held Tuesdays, 7:30-8:30 p.m., through April 29. The Warehouse, 800 N. Hamilton St., upstairs studio. $80/eight classes; or $15/class. (509) 993-4423.

Contra Dance Lessons available at 7 p.m. every Wednesday. Wear comfortable shoes with slick soles. Woman’s Club of Spokane, 1428 W. Ninth Ave. $5/members and students; $7/nonmembers; free/children. (509) 747-2640.

Intro to Bollywood Bollywood is known for its wonderful musicals that often involve belly dance and folkloric dances. No dance experience is needed. Thursdays, 7-8 p.m., through April 24. The Warehouse, 800 N. Hamilton St., upstairs studio. $80/eight classes; or $15/ class. (509) 993-4423.

Salsa Social Practice An all-levels, walk-in practice hour. Warm up together, and an instructor will be available to address questions and assist your practice. Thursdays in April from 7-8 p.m. Meet on the Sprague entrance at double glass doors between 6:40 and 6:50 p.m. No late entry. Bank of America, 801 W. Riverside Ave. $3. (509) 869-2750.

Comedy

Uncle D’s Comedy Underground Stand-up comedy every Thursday. Sign-ups at 7 p.m.; comedy at 8 p.m. Live professional comedy every Friday and Saturday night. Doors open at 6:30 p.m.; shows start at 8 p.m. Uncle D’s Comedy Underground, 2721 N. Market St. No cover/Thursday nights; $12/Fridays and Saturdays. (509) 483-7300.

“Poets Up!” Poetry made up on the spot featuring local poets as well as the Blue Door Players. Friday nights in April at 8 p.m. “Poets Up! After Dark” adult version, April 25, 10 p.m. Blue Door Theatre, 815 W. Garland Ave. $7. (509) 747-7045.

“Safari: A Wild Improv Adventure” All shows feature short-form improv games based on audience suggestions. Saturdays at 9 p.m., Blue Door Theatre, 815 W. Garland Ave. $7. (509) 747-7045.

Goodtymes Comedy Sundays at 7 p.m., Goodtymes Bar and Grill, 9214 E. Mission Ave. Free. (509) 928-1070.

Theater

“Wait Until Dark” In this Broadway thriller, a psychopath smooth-talks his way into the home of an unsuspecting blind woman who soon discovers she’s harboring a dangerous prize. Performances are Friday at 7:30 p.m.; and Saturday at 2 and 7:30 p.m. Interplayers Theatre, 174 S. Howard St. $28/adults; $22/seniors and military; $12/students. (509) 455-7529.

“The Three Musketeers” The timeless tale of loyalty, heroism, honor and deception. Based on the novel by Alexandre Dumas. Performances are Friday and Saturday at 7:30 p.m. Spokane Civic Theatre, 1020 N. Howard St. $18/students; $23/military and seniors; $25/adults. (509) 325-2507.

“The Laramie Project: Ten Years Later” Friday-April 26. A decade after creating “The Laramie Project,” Moises Kaufman and the Tectonic Theatre Project explored the long-term effects of the Matthew Shepard murder on the town of Laramie, Wyo. There will be talkbacks with the audience Friday, Saturday, and April 25. This play is intended for mature audiences. Performances are Thursdays-Saturdays at 7:30 p.m. Boswell Hall, Schuler Performing Arts Center, North Idaho College, 880 W. Garden Ave., Coeur d’Alene. Free. (208) 769-3220.

“Spank! Harder (The Fifty Shades Parody Sequel)” A laugh-out-loud musical that brings the naughty fun of the best-selling book to life and will have your inner goddess laughing out loud. Saturday, 6 and 9:30 p.m., Bing Crosby Theater, 901 W. Sprague Ave. $30. (800) 325-SEAT.

“The Baron’s Daughter” Wednesday through April 25. The citizens of Miles Gap want land for a church, but greedy Baron Von Zandenberg refuses to sell any of his property. When Jeb Donovan, local cowboy and town hero, tries convincing the baron it’s the right thing to do, he finds himself in a good ol’ fistfight. Performances at 7 p.m. Christian Center School, 3639 Prairie Ave., Hayden. $5/adults; $3/students and children; free/age 2 and younger. (208) 772-7541.

“A Tribute to Monty Python” Thursday through April 26. Produced by the Coeur d’Alene Charter Academy Drama Department. Performances are Thursday and Friday at 7 p.m.; Saturday at 2 and 7 p.m. Christ the King Lutheran Church, 1700 E. Pennsylvania Ave., Coeur d’Alene. $5. (208) 676-1667.

Fifth Annual Murder Mystery Dinner & Silent Auction Benefits OutSpokane. Enjoy a three-course plated dinner and mingle with the actors to try to solve who committed the crime. The winner will receive a prize. Thursday, 6-10 p.m., Lincoln Center, 1316 N. Lincoln St. $35. (509) 720-7609.

Looking ahead

“Arsenic and Old Lace” April 25-May 4. Moscow Community Theatre presents Joseph Kesselring’s classic dark comedy. Performances are Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 p.m.; Sundays at 2 p.m. Kenworthy Performing Arts Centre, 508 S. Main St., Moscow. $15/adults; $12/students and seniors. (208) 882-4127.

“The Bad Seed” April 25-May 3. Sandpoint Onstage presents a psychological thriller. Performances are Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 p.m. Heartwood Center, 615 Oak St., Sandpoint. $14/adult; $12/seniors and students. (208) 304-6543.

“Honestly, Now” April 25-May 11. In a tiny hotel on the French Riviera, an American millionaire prepares to throw a lavish party. Hilarity and high jinks ensue as double identities and a jewel heist come to light. Performances are Fridays at 7 p.m.; April 26 and May 10 at 7 p.m.; Sunday matinees at 3 p.m.; and a dinner theater performance on May 3 at 6 p.m. Dinner theater reservations requested by May 1. Emmanuel Lutheran Church, 639 Elm St., Cheney. $12/adults; $10/seniors and students; $25/dinner theater. (509) 235-2441.

CaravanSerai Presents: Serkan Cagri Band The spring 2014 CaravanSerai music residency tour features clarinet virtuoso Serkan Cagri backed by a seven-piece ensemble. The Serkan Cagri Band will take audiences on a journey through the Balkan and Mediterranean music of Turkey’s rich cultural heritage with Music of the Black Sea. April 25, 7:30 p.m., Jacklin Arts and Cultural Center, 405 N. William St., Post Falls. $15/general; $10/seniors and students. (208) 457-8950.

Scenes Showcase An opera workshop. April 25, 7:30 p.m., University of Idaho, Lionel Hampton School of Music, Haddock Performance Hall, 1010 Blake Ave., Moscow. $5/adults; $3/seniors and students. (208) 885-6231.

Gonzaga’s 13th Annual Spring Dance Concert “Dancers Among Us” will feature ballet, jazz, modern and urban dances from classes at Gonzaga University. Tickets can be purchased at www.gonzaga.edu/ theatreanddance. Performances will run April 24-25 at 7:30 p.m.; and April 26 at 2 and 7:30 p.m. Gonzaga University, Magnuson Theatre, 502 E. Boone Ave. $5. (509) 313-6553.

Bada Bing! Comedy Series Jeff Dye hosted two series for MTV, had a comedy special titled “Comedy Central Presents Jeff Dye” that aired last year, and was a finalist on NBC’s “Last Comic Standing.” Opening will be Harry J. Riley and Jason Komm, both of Spokane. April 25, 8 p.m., Bing Crosby Theater, 901 W. Sprague Ave. $15. (800) 325-SEAT.


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