March 2, 2014 in Features

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“Les Miserables” - The Spokane Symphony, Spokane Civic Theatre, and Martin Woldson Theater at the Fox present this fundraiser featuring Civic’s original cast accompanied by the Spokane Symphony. Sunday, 2 p.m. Martin Woldson Theater at The Fox, 1001 W. Sprague Ave. $40-$125. (509) 624-1200.

Academy Awards Screening Fundraiser - Benefits Coeur d’Alene Summer Theatre. Stroll down the red carpet in your favorite formal attire, as your favorite movie character or simply in your comfy casual clothing. View the live screening of the Oscars on a 30-foot screen and in surround sound. Coeur d’Alene Summer Theater’s new artistic director Jadd Davis will be the emcee for this fun-filled evening. It will include live performances with music from famous movies. You can also partake in our film trivia contest. Fill out a show ballot and win an Oscar of your own. Beer, wine and food will be available for purchase at the concessions stand all night as you enjoy Hollywood’s most glamorous evening. Doors open at 5 p.m. Sunday, Bing Crosby Theater, 901 W. Sprague Ave. $15. (800) 325-SEAT.

“The Mousetrap” - Through March 16. This Agatha Christie murder mystery is well-known for its twist ending and continuous 61 year run on London’s West End. Performances are Thursdays-Saturdays at 7:30 p.m.; Sunday matinees at 2 p.m.; Wednesday benefit performance at 6:30 for Lilac Services for the Blind and Spokane Central Lions Club. Spokane Civic Theatre, 1020 N. Howard St. $18-$25. (509) 325-2507.

Jam for Bread - Benefit for Crosswalk, the Volunteers of America youth shelter. Serving Crosswalk’s Brewing Hope Coffee in our new “coffeehouse” setting with performances by Heather Villa with Brian Flick, Free Whiskey and Spokane Area Youth Choirs. Vern Windham will emcee. Crosswalk will earmark the funds raised to pay for GED testing. There will also be a raffle of themed gift baskets. Raffle tickets are $1 each. Sunday, 3-5 p.m., Westminster Congregational Church of Christ, 411 S. Washington St. $10/adults, $8/students, $12/family. (509) 624-1366.

16th Annnual Spokane AIDS Network Oscar Gala - Celebrate Hollywood’s biggest night at this black-tie affair and support the Spokane AIDS Network. With the live Academy Award telecast, three-course dinner and live and silent auctions featuring local and one-of-a-kind Hollywood items. Sunday, 5 p.m., Northern Quest Resort & Casino, 100 N. Hayford Road, Airway Heights. $125. (509) 455-8993.

The Golden Age of Hollywood Meets the Glamour of Broadway - Fundraising event presented by Interplayers Theatre celebrating the music of the ’30s and ’40s with singer Abbey Crawford and Michael Weaver recounting stories of the stars. Evening includes appetizers, desserts, as well as a no-host bar, and guests are encouraged to dress in the fashion of the ’40s. Monday, 7 p.m., Interplayers, 174 S. Howard St. $50. (509) 455-7529.

“Words of My Perfect Teacher” - Movie night with Lama Lakshey Zangpo Rinpoche. Mediterranean appetizers prepared by Sharo, host of The Persia Hour on KYRS, 6:30-7 p.m., and movie starts at 7 p.m. Benefits and supports a local Buddhist center. Thursday, Magic Lantern Theater, 25 W. Main Ave. $20. (509) 235-8063.

Wine, Stein and Dine - Sample wine, microbrew and food from more than 85 area wineries, microbreweries and restaurants. The event includes silent auction, wine tree raffle, live entertainment, and complimentary wine glass or beer stein to benefit for the Post Falls Education Foundation, providing teaching grants for innovative classroom education for all grades in the Post Falls School District. Tickets available at Panhandle State Bank branches, Trading Company, Super 1 Foods and Enoteca Fine Wine & Beer, all in Post Falls, and the Post Falls Chamber of Commerce. Saturday, 7 p.m., Greyhound Park and Events Center, 5100 W. Riverbend Road, Post Falls. $45/advance, $60/door, includes all food and drinks. (208) 661-1538.


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