August 29, 2014 in Features

Stage Listings

 

Music

Spokane Symphony in the Parks Join the Spokane Symphony during Labor Day weekend for free outdoor concerts in Liberty Lake’s Pavillion Park, and Comstock Park on the South Hill. There will be an audience sing-a-long of “Let It Go” from the Disney blockbuster film “Frozen.” Bring a picnic dinner, blankets and chairs, and enjoy a mix of classics, show tunes and patriotic marches. Eckart Preu, conductor. Liberty Lake event is sponsored by Friends of Pavillion Park of Liberty Lake. Concessions will be available through the Liberty Lake Kiwanis. Saturday, 6 p.m., Pavillion Park, 727 N. Molter Road, Liberty Lake. Monday, 6 p.m., Comstock Park, 600 W. 29th Ave. Free. (509) 624-1200.

Coeur d’Alene City Park Concert Series Smash Hit Carnival playing favorite dance hits. Inclement weather moves concert to the Coeur d’Alene Resort Plaza Shops at Third and Sherman. Sunday, 1-4 p.m., Coeur d’Alene City Park, downtown Coeur d’Alene. Free. (208) 667-3162.

Soul Proprietor Funk and R&B nine-piece horn band. Part of the Concerts on the Cliff series. Age 21 and older, photo ID required. No outside liquor, no pets; coolers and containers subject to search. Portable lawn chairs or blankets are encouraged. Sunday, 5:30 p.m., Arbor Crest Wine Cellars, 4705 N. Fruit Hill Road. $8. (509) 927-9463.

Doghouse Boyz Bluesy folk-rock music; also salt/pepper grinders by Lee Baughman. Part of the Performers on the Patio series. Age 21 and older, photo ID required. 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.

Newport Music Festival Sept. 5-7. The Northwest finale to the bluegrass/Americana roots music festival season. The lineup this year will include: Blackberry Bushes String Band, Wild Coyotes, Howling Gaels, Panhandle Polecats, Western Reunion, Bridges Home, Washington Bluegrass Revue, BlueStreak, Dan Maher, Convergence Zone, Brown’s Mountain Boys and the Afterthoughts. Activities include: workshops, band scramble, open mic, and picking contest. Newport City Park, 1033 First St., Newport, Wash. $10-$40 (camping included with purchase of weekend pass). (509) 675-6590.

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.

Comedy

“Expedition” A summer of improvised fun for the whole family. 8 p.m. tonight, with unrated “After Dark” show at 10 p.m. Blue Door Theatre, 815 W. Garland Ave. $7. (509) 747-7045.

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.

“Safari: A Wild Improv Adventure” All Safari shows feature short form improv games based on audience suggestions. Saturday, 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. (509) 928-1070.

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

Theater

“Broadway Bound” Thursday-Sept. 20. In this follow up to Neil Simon’s “Brighton Beach Memoirs,” Eugene and his older brother, Stanley, are trying to break into show business while coping with their volatile family. Performances are Wednesdays-Fridays at 7:30 p.m.; Saturdays at 2 and 7:30 p.m.; Sundays at 2 p.m.; “Twilight Performance” at 6:30 p.m. on Sept. 12. Interplayers Theatre, 174 S. Howard St. $12-$40. (509) 455-7529.

Looking ahead

Cirque Zuma Zuma Sept. 5-6. An African-style Cirque du Soleil, fusing culture, acrobatic ingenuity and the artistic talents of 120 performers. Shows Friday at 8 p.m.; Saturday at 1 p.m. Bing Crosby Theater, 901 W. Sprague Ave. $20/general; $10/age 12 and younger. (509) 227-7638.

“Yearbook” You suggest the yearbook sentiment then sit back and laugh as memories and laughter collide in this improvised walk down memory lane. Held Friday nights in September at 8 p.m. Blue Door Theatre, 815 W. Garland Ave. $7. (509) 747-7045.

“Short Stacks” Blue Door Theatre players, games and comedy. Some material not suitable for all ages. Sept. 5, 10 p.m., Blue Door Theatre, 815 W. Garland Ave. $5. (509) 747-7045.

“Murder at Howard Johnson’s” Sept. 5-14. A light suspense comedy about a love triangle in a Howard Johnson Motor Inn. Performances are Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 p.m.; Sundays at 2 p.m. Jacklin Arts and Cultural Center, 405 N. William St., Post Falls. $20/general; $15/ students and seniors. (208) 457-8950.

“A Walk in the Woods” Sept. 5-21. Set during the Cold War, Lee Blessing’s play dramatizes a standoff between U.S. and Soviet arms negotiators as they battle for supremacy. Full of tension and humor, the play shows how the relationship between the two experts evolves as they stroll in the woods above Geneva, away from the glare of the negotiating table. Performances are Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 p.m.; Sundays at 2 p.m. Stage Left, 108 W. Third Ave. $10. (509) 838-9727.


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