August 15, 2014 in Features

Stage Listings

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The touring production of “The Book of Mormon” runs through Sunday.
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“Solo Spotlight” Grand Finale Concert Part of the Festival at Sandpoint series. Featuring the Spokane Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Maestro Gary Sheldon, playing Rossini’s Overture to “The Thieving Magpie,” Debussy’s Sacred and Profane Dances with soloist Earecka Moody (harp), and Sarasate’s Gypsy Airs with soloist concertmaster Mateusz Wolski (violin), Verdi’s Drinking Song from “La Traviata,” Bizet’s Toreador Song from “Carmen,” Lehar’s Merry Widow Waltz from “The Merry Widow” and Resphigi’s “The Pines of Rome.” The traditional fireworks finale will close The Festival at Sandpoint’s 32nd season. Gates open at 4:30 p.m. for the annual Taste of the Stars Wine Tasting. Wine tasting is complimentary for all concertgoers 21 and over. Concert starts at 7:30 p.m. Sunday, War Memorial Field, 855 Ontario St., Sandpoint. $39.95/adults; $10.95/ages 0-18. (208) 265-4554.

Masterclass Jazz Orchestra Big band swing and jazz, part of the Coeur d’Alene Downtown Concert Series. 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.

Spokane Symphony Soiree on the Edge 2: “Sunset Serenade” Includes selections by Gandolfi, Jarvlepp and Beethoven. Age 21 and older only. Wednesday, 7 p.m., Arbor Crest Wine Cellars, Cliff House, 4705 N. Fruit Hill Road. $20-$40/concert; $35-$70/two concerts. (509) 624-1200.

Hot Club of Spokane Playing swing jazz as part of the Browne’s Addition Summer Concert Series. Thursday, 6-8 p.m., Coeur d’Alene Park, Browne’s Addition. Free. (971) 275-7577.

Bluestreak Bluegrass, as part of the Summer Concerts at Riverstone Park. 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.

Ryan Larsen Band Playing country rock as part of the Hayden Concert Series. Thursday, 6-8:30 p.m., Hayden City Park, 8930 N. Government Way (behind City Hall), Hayden. Free. (208) 667-3162.

Bridges Home Americana and Celtic folk music; also wood boxes by Don Barron. 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 are encouraged. Thursday, 5:30-7:30 p.m., Arbor Crest Wine Cellars, 4705 N. Fruit Hill Road. Free. (509) 927-9463.


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.

Contra Dance With The Canote Brothers and caller Larry Simmons. Sponsored by Spokane Folklore Society. Open to the public. Air conditioned hall. Bring your favorite potluck item. Saturday, 7-10 p.m., East Spokane Grange, 1621 N. Park Road. $10. (509) 747-2640.

Salsa Night at the Big Dipper Salsa instructor David Diaz will teach lessons followed by dancing. Thursday, 7:30 p.m., The Big Dipper, 171 S. Washington St. Free. (509) 624-4319.


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.

Phil the Mike Improvised comedy show. Today, 10 p.m., Blue Door Theatre, 815 W. Garland Ave. $7. (509) 747-7045.

“Safari: A Wild Improv Adventure” All Safari shows feature short form improv games based off of your 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. Goodtymes Bar and Grill, 9214 E. Mission Ave. Free. (509) 928-1070.

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


“The Mafia Murders” The year is 1930 and someone in the family is out to murder The Godfather. As questions and clues arise, the audience has a chance to guess the murderer. Presented by Coeur d’Alene Murder Mystery Theatre. Reservations are requested. Today, 6-9 p.m., Coeur d’Alene Cellars, 3890 N. Schreiber Way, Coeur d’Alene. $35/per person, includes drink and appetizer. (208) 664-2336.

Northwoods Performing Arts Dinner Theatre The Coffey Twins will present a full-out ’50s and ’60s rock ’n’ roll show. Dinner at 6:30 p.m., show at 7:30 p.m. Featuring a chicken fried steak dinner catered by Owen’s Catering. Today and Saturday, Circle Moon Theater, 3642 N. SR 211, Newport, Wash. $25/dinner and show. (208) 448-1294.

“The Book of Mormon” Continues through Sunday. Nine-time Tony Award winning Best Musical from the creators of South Park. Performances are today at 7:30 p.m.; Saturday at 2 and 7:30 p.m.; and Sunday at 1 and 6:30 p.m. Part of the 2014-15 Best of Broadway season. INB Performing Arts Center, 334 W. Spokane Falls Blvd. $45-$154.50. (800) 325-SEAT.

“A Midsummer Night’s Dream” Continues through Sunday. 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 today at 7:30 p.m.; Saturday at 2 and 7:30 p.m.; and Sunday at 2 p.m. Interplayers Theatre, 174 S. Howard St. $28/adults; $22/seniors; $12/students. (509) 455-7529.

“Legally Blonde” Continues through Sunday. A musical about sorority star Elle Woods, who enrolls at Harvard in hopes of winning back her boyfriend. Along the way, Elle learns that it is better to be true to herself. Performances are today and Saturday at 7:30 p.m.; and Sunday at 2 p.m. Spokane Civic Theatre, 1020 N. Howard St. $11-$30. (509) 325-2507.

“The Addams Family” Continues through 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; $42/seniors; $27/children age 12 and younger. (208) 660-2958.

“The Music Man” Continues through Aug. 24. Meredith Wilson’s family friendly musical. Performances are Thursdays-Fridays and Wednesday at 7:30 p.m.; Saturdays and Aug. 24 at 1:30 and 7:30 p.m. Regional Theatre of the Palouse, 122 N. Grande Ave., Pullman. $20/adults; $12/children age 12 and younger. (509) 334-0750.

Looking ahead

“A Taste for Wine and Murder” Barry Underwood disappeared at the Coeur d’Alene Cellars wine festival three years ago. Local detectives, the audience, gather the suspects and try to figure out who did it. Presented by Coeur d’Alene Murder Mystery Theatre. Reservations are requested. Aug. 22, 6-9 p.m., Coeur d’Alene Cellars, 3890 N. Schreiber Way, Coeur d’Alene. $35/per person, includes drink and appetizer. (208) 664-2336.

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