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Fri., Aug. 1, 2014

From left, Kayla Mueller, Lili Gorman and Mark Pleasent star in “Avenue Q” at Lake City Playhouse. (Kathy Plonka)
From left, Kayla Mueller, Lili Gorman and Mark Pleasent star in “Avenue Q” at Lake City Playhouse. (Kathy Plonka)

Music

Rathdrum Concert Series Native Sun playing rock and country music. Today, 6-8 p.m., Rathdrum City Park, one mile west of Highway 53 at Highway 41 junction, Rathdrum. Free. (208) 667-3162.

CHAS presents: LoCura in concert Celebrating CHAS’ 20 year anniversary and National Health Center Week with a community concert featuring LoCura. A family-friendly event. Bring your chairs and/or blankets. Today, 7 p.m., Audubon Park, 3405 N. Milton St. Free. (509) 444-8888.

Scenic 6 Fiddle Show Includes regional fiddlers, folk musicians and mostly traditional acoustic string instruments. The Potlatch Junior Jammers youth group will open the show, and Anna Vowels will emcee. Sponsored by the Potlatch Arts Council. RV or tent space available at Scenic 6 Park. Saturday, 6 p.m., Potlatch High School, Potlatch, Idaho. (208) 875-0947 or 875-0853.

Coeur d’Alene Downtown Concert Series Coeurimba playing African rhythms on marimbas. Inclement weather moves concert to the Coeur d’Alene Resort Plaza Shops at Third and Sherman. Tuesday, 6-8:30 p.m., Sherman Square Park, 316 Sherman Ave., Coeur d’Alene. Free. (208) 667-3162.

Jesse Brewster San Francisco-based musician playing Americana music. Tuesday, 6 p.m., Calypso’s Coffee, 116 E. Lakeside Ave., Coeur d’Alene. Free. (208) 665-0591.

Opera on a Summer’s Eve Five world-class singers will come together for an evening of opera arias, duets and ensemble singing with musical theater offerings: Jadd Davis (tenor); Kimberly Monzon (soprano); Heather Parker (soprano); Carlos Monzon (baritone); and Derrick Parker (bass baritone). David Demand will be their accompanist. Tuesday, 7:30 p.m., Jacklin Arts and Cultural Center, 405 N. William St., Post Falls. $25/general; $20/students, military and seniors. (208) 457-8950.

Live After 5 Concerts Held during the Coeur d’Alene Farmer’s Market, featuring Sammy Eubanks this week. Visit http://liveafter5cda.com. Wednesday, 5 p.m., Sixth St. and Sherman Ave., downtown Coeur d’Alene. Free.

Browne’s Addition Summer Concert Series Nobody Famous playing rock ’n’ roll classics. Thursday, 6-8 p.m., Coeur d’Alene Park, Browne’s Addition. Free. (971) 275-7577.

Concerts Under the Pines The 16th annual event presented by the Northwest Neighborhood Association. Bring chairs or blankets and picnic. Performance by Men of Rhythm. Thursday, 6:30-8:30 p.m., Audubon Park, 3405 N. Milton Ave. Free. (509) 326-4200.

Summer Concerts at Riverstone Park North Point plays contemporary jazz. Sponsored by University of Idaho Coeur d’Alene and presented by the Coeur d’Alene Arts & Culture Alliance. Thursday, 6:30-8 p.m., Riverstone Park, 1805 W. Tilford Lane, Coeur d’Alene. Free. (208) 292-1629.

Hayden Concert Series Strictly Business playing classic rock ’n’ roll. Thursday, 6-8:30 p.m., Hayden City Park, 8930 N. Government Way, Hayden. Free. (208) 667-3162.

Spokane Brass Quintet Classical music; also metal art by Paul Kuhlmann. Part of the Performers on the Patio series. Age 21 and older, photo ID required. No outside liquor, no pets; coolers and containers subjected to search. Portable lawn chairs or blankets encouraged. Thursday, 5:30-7:30 p.m., Arbor Crest Wine Cellars, 4705 N. Fruit Hill Road. Free. (509) 927-9463.

Dance

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. Today, Simply Dance Studio, 820 W. Sprague Ave. $7. (509) 892-1480.

Salsa Fridays For ages 18 and older with or without a partner. Today, 7 p.m., Satori, 122 S. Monroe St. $5. (360) 550-5106.

Saturday Night Salsa 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.

Hula 101: Expressions of Joy The first Hawaiian people worshipped God using his Hawaiian name, ‘Io,’ with their native dance, the Hula. They did this in celebration when they first arrived in Hawaii from the Marquesas Islands. Participants will grow and benefit spiritually and physically from this class. Registration required. Wednesday, 6 p.m., Salvation Army Kroc Center, 1765 W. Golf Course Road, Coeur d’Alene. Free. (208) 667-1865.

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.

“Expedition” A summer of improvised fun for the whole family. Friday nights at 8 p.m. Blue Door Theatre, 815 W. Garland Ave. $7. (509) 747-7045.

“Short Stacks” Blue Door Theatre players, games and comedy. Today, 10 p.m., Blue Door Theatre, 815 W. Garland Ave. $5. (509) 747-7045.

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

Goodtymes Comedy Free comedy every Sunday at 8:30 p.m. followed by a DJ. Goodtymes Bar and Grill, 9214 E. Mission Ave. Free. (509) 928-1070.

Live Comedy Stand-up comedy Wednesday nights at 8 p.m. Brooklyn Deli and Nights Lounge, 122 S. Monroe St. No cover. (509) 835-4177.

Theater

“Let’s Murder Marsha” A dinner theater experience presented by Empire Theatre Company LLC, a new company of seasoned community actors. Marsha Gilmore is a mystery novel enthusiast who thinks that her husband is trying to kill her. Today, 6 p.m. Tickets available at www.empiretc.eventbrite.com. Lincoln Center, 1316 N Lincoln St. $25, includes dinner. (509) 327-8000.

“The Tomato Plant Girl” A play about friendship presented by Idaho Repertory Theatre for Youth. Performances are today and Saturday, 7 p.m., on the Hartung lawn. Picnics are welcome. University of Idaho Hartung Theatre, 625 Stadium Drive, Moscow. $15/adults; $5/age 16 and younger. (208) 885-6465.

“Goldilocks and the Three Pigs” The action in this playful romp begins with Goldilocks dashing into the house of the three Chop brothers, the same three pigs that lost two houses to the Wolf. This delightful take on a couple of old storybook tales has enough humor and adventure for children of all ages. Performances are today at 7 p.m. and Saturday at 3 and 7 p.m. Liberty Lake Community Theatre, 22910 E. Appleway Ave., Suite 1, Liberty Lake. $12/general; $10/seniors; $8/ages 3-12; free/2 and younger. (509) 342-2055.

“Sylvia” A play about the drama that results when a couple adopts a dog. Performances today and Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Panida Theater, 300 N. First Ave., Sandpoint. $10-$12. (208) 255-7801.

“Singin’ in the Rain” Today-Aug. 9. Christian Youth Theater Spokane presents a stage adaptation of one of the most celebrated and beloved films of all time. Hollywood in the 1920s is the setting for this zany, light-hearted romantic comedy about the early days of sound film. Performances are Fridays at 7 p.m.; Saturdays at 3 and 7 p.m. Bing Crosby Theater, 901 W. Sprague Ave. $12/advance; $14/door; $11/ages 12 and younger and seniors. (800) 325-SEAT.

“Avenue Q” Today-Aug. 9. This comedic musical tells the story of Princeton, who moves to a shabby New York apartment all the way out on Avenue Q. Princeton and his newfound friends struggle to find jobs, dates and their ever-elusive purpose in life. Performances are Thursdays-Saturdays at 7:30 p.m.; Sundays at 2 p.m. Lake City Playhouse, 1320 E. Garden Ave., Coeur d’Alene. $17-$25. (208) 667-1323.

“A Midsummer Night’s Dream” Thursday-Aug. 17. Come and get lost in a magical forest with lovers, fairies and bumbling actors on an enchanted summer evening in Shakespeare’s classic romantic comedy. Performances are Wednesdays-Saturdays at 7:30 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday matinees at 2 p.m. Interplayers Theatre, 174 S. Howard St. $28/adults; $22/seniors; $12/students. (509) 455-7529.

“The Addams Family” Thursday-Aug. 24. Presented by Coeur d’Alene Summer Theatre. This recent hit features a toe-tapping score from Andrew Lippa (“You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown,” “The Wild Party”) and the familiar cast of unforgettable characters. Performances are Thursdays-Saturdays at 7:30 p.m. and Saturday-Sunday matinees at 2 p.m. Salvation Army Kroc Center, 1765 W. Golf Course Road, Coeur d’Alene. $49/adults; $40/seniors and military; $27/children. (208) 660-2958.

Looking ahead

Historic Wallace Accordion Festival The fourth-annual Accordion Festival features individual and ensemble performances, a youth competition, a celebration parade, workshops and more. Top accordionists include Michael Bridge, “Brats in the Brewery” German buffet with Polka Express, and the Spokane Accordion Ensemble. Visit www.wallaceaccordionfestival.com for a full schedule. Aug. 8-10, 10 River St., Wallace. $15/Friday night concert, $20/Saturday concert and dance. (208) 699-7554.

“A Stand Up to Something Bigger!” The Ovations Comedy Series is a competition where comics from all over the Inland Northwest compete for a chance to show their stuff on the main stage. This is an open audition; bring your friends and sign up to compete. Comedy fans invited to check out the fun as well. Aug. 8, 10 p.m., Bing Crosby Theater, 901 W. Sprague Ave. Free. (509) 714-8386.

Cowboy Supper Shows The 20th anniversary commemorative performances Aug. 8-10, Sept. 12-14 and Oct. 10-12. Friday and Saturday shows will begin at 6:15 p.m. with the ticket office opening at 5:30 p.m. Sunday matinee shows will start at 3:15 p.m. with the ticket office opening at 2:30 p.m. Purchase tickets at www.rockinbranch.com or call for reservations. Rockin B Ranch, 3912 Spokane Bridge Road, Liberty Lake. $45.95/general; $16.50/ages 2-10; free/age two and younger sitting on parent’s lap. (509) 891-9016.

“Legally Blonde” Aug. 8-17. Sorority star Elle Woods enrolls at Harvard in hopes of winning back her boyfriend. Along the way, she learns that it is better to be true to herself. Performances are Wednesdays-Saturdays at 7:30 p.m.; Sunday matinees at 2 p.m. Spokane Civic Theatre, 1020 N. Howard St. $11-$30. (509) 325-2507.

Northwoods Performing Arts Dinner Theatre Performance of 1950s and 60s rock and roll by The Coffey Twins. Aug. 8-9, chicken enchiladas; Aug. 15-16, chicken fried steak. Dinner begins at 6:30 p.m.; show starts at 7:30 p.m. Circle Moon Theater, 3642 N. SR 211, Newport. $25/dinner and show. (208) 448-1294.


 

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