1 Public Enemy’s Chuck D 10 a.m. Wednesday, Spokane Falls Community College, Music/Performing Arts Building Auditorium, Building 15. Spokane Falls Community College’s Black Student Union is bringing influential rapper Chuck D to campus to celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day to discuss issues of race, rage and inequality. Doors open at 9 a.m. (509) 434-5120.
2 Moscow Food Co-op’s Tuesday Night Music Series 5-6:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Moscow Food Co-Op, 121 E. Fifth St., Moscow, Idaho. Up this week is the blues-infused Americana of Henry C. and the Willards. Jan. 21 is Alana Leonhardy, and Will Fontaine is slated for Jan. 28. (208) 882-8537.
3 35th Premier Bridal Festival Saturday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., with fashion shows at noon and 3 p.m.; Sunday, 11 a.m.-4 p.m., with fashion show at 1 p.m., Spokane Convention Center, 334 W. Spokane Falls Blvd. More than 200 booths including caterers, florists, photographers, wedding gown specialists, travel agents and more. www.bridalfest.com/ Admission: $9 advance (through TicketsWest), $10 at door, free for age 12 and younger.
4 Eartha-Kiit, Move the Earth, Ashes of Yesterday, Wicked Obsession 8 p.m. Saturday, Checkerboard Bar, 1716 E. Sprague Ave. Metal music with local and regional bands. (509) 535-4007. Admission: FREE
5 Wild Ones 8 p.m. today, The Bartlett, 228 W. Sprague Ave. Pop rock from this Portland-based quintet, in support of last summer’s “Keep Safe” album. thebartlettspokane.com Admission: $10
6 Contra Dance 7 p.m. Wednesdays, through June 25, Woman’s Club of Spokane, 1428 W. Ninth Ave. Free lessons available at 7 p.m. Attendees are urged to wear comfortable shoes with slick soles for this lively dance form with plenty of movement. (509) 747-2640. Admission: $5 for Spokane Folklore Society members and students, $7 for nonmembers, and free for children.
7 Gonzaga women’s basketball 2 p.m. Saturday, McCarthey Athletic Center, 801 N. Cincinnati St. The Zags host the Toreros of San Diego University. (509) 313-6000. Admission: $8-$10 adults, $5 youth and seniors (upper level).
8 Cross-Country Skiing Basics 7 p.m. Thursday, REI, 1125 N. Monroe St. REI experts will share information and tips for getting into cross-country skiing. You will discuss the differences between backcountry, telemarking, and touring ski styles, and cover proper clothing and information on where and how to get started. (509) 328-9900.
9 Totally Tubular Tuesday 7 p.m. (or so) Tuesdays, Garland Theater, 924 W. Garland Ave. Weekly cheap movies on Tuesday. Up this week is “The Royal Tennenbaums,” from director Wes Anderson. Movies are tentatively scheduled in the 7 p.m. time slot each week. Check the Garland’s website for details. garlandtheater.com. Admission: $1
!0 “Safari” 9 p.m. Saturdays, Blue Door Theatre, 815 W. Garland Ave. All Safari shows feature short form improv games based off of viewer suggestions. (509) 747-7045. Admission: $7