March 7, 2014 in Features

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Kristen Deitrick and Hazel Bean star in Spokane Civic Theater’s production of “The Mousetrap.”
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Music

Twilight Tour of Bach Suites at Historic Landmarks J.S. Bach’s Six Suites for Unaccompanied Cello presented by cellist Zuill Bailey. Suites will be performed individually at six different historic landmark venues in Spokane. The selected suite will be announced at each event and not in advance. The scheduled venues with performances from 6-7 p.m. are: Friday, Bing Crosby Theater, 901 W. Sprague Ave. Saturday, Holy Trinity Episcopal Church, 1832 W. Dean Ave. No host wine bars at each venue open at 5:30 p.m. $20. (800) 325-SEAT.

Amanda Vander Woude, Soprano Graduate recital. Friday, 3:10 p.m., Washington State University, Bryan Hall Theatre, Wilson at Library Road, Pullman. Free. (509) 335-4148.

Sara Kochanski, Soprano Student recital. Friday, 4:10 p.m., Washington State University, Bryan Hall Theatre, Wilson at Library Road, Pullman. Free. (509) 335-4148.

World Music Celebration Friday, 7:30 p.m.: “A Taste of Music from India and Nepal” featuring Navin Chettri and Manose Singh with Jazz Choir 1 and Jazz Band 1. Saturday, 7:30 p.m.: “Sounds and Rhythms of Brazil,” featuring Eduardo Mendonca with Navin Chettri, Manose Singh, Jazz Choir 2, Jazz Band 1, World Beat Ensemble and the UI Percussion. University of Idaho, Lionel Hampton School of Music, Haddock Performance Hall, 1010 Blake Ave., Moscow. $5 each concert. (208) 885-6231.

Pianist Lara Downes She returns to the annual Northwest Bach Festival by popular demand to present the program “Bach to Brubeck.” Artistic Director Zuill Bailey will conduct concert conversations at 7:30 p.m., followed by the performance by Downes at 8 p.m. Part of the Bach Festival Classics Concerts Series. Saturday , Barrister Winery, 1213 W. Railroad Ave. $30/general; $15/students. (509) 465-3591.

Celtic Nots A concert of Irish traditional music and step dancing. The Celtic Nots will be joined by Irish step dancers the Turner Sisters, who also perform with The Haran Irish Dancers. Proceeds from the concert benefit the Pend Oreille Players. Saturday, 7 p.m., Pend Oreille Playhouse, 240 N. Union Ave., Newport. $5. (206) 306-1181 or (509) 447-9900.

Spokane Symphony SuperPops 5: Jerome Kern Tribute featuring “Show Boat” in Concert Featuring stars from Hal Prince’s Tony award-winning production, the concert showcases the greatest Kern songs combined with “Show Boat.” Songs include: “All The Things You Are,” “Smoke Gets In Your Eyes,” “The Song Is You,” “You Are Love” and “Make Believe.” Morihiko Nakahara, conductor; Phillip Boykin, bass; Nat Chandler, baritone; Teri Dale Hansen, soprano; Joy Lynn Jacobs, mezzo-soprano. Saturday, 8 p.m., Martin Woldson Theater at The Fox, 1001 W. Sprague Ave. $26-$62. (509) 624-1200.

Spokane Jazz Orchestra SJO’s spring concert, “The Piano Man,” featuring jazz pianist Brent Edstrom paying homage to the legends of jazz piano, including his own outstanding arrangements and compositions under the direction of Tom Molter. Also presenting “Young Giants of Jazz,” the student outreach program of Spokane’s finest high school jazz musicians who are members of the Spokane Area Jazz Ensembles. Saturday, 8 p.m., Bing Crosby Theater, 901 W. Sprague Ave. $24-$26.50. (800) 325-SEAT.

“Red, White, Blue & Sparkling – Made in America” Bach Festival Finale Concert features Zuill Bailey, cello, and Lara Downes, piano. Artistic Director Zuill Bailey will conduct concert conversation at 2:30 p.m., followed by the performance at 3 p.m. Part of the Bach Festival Classics Concerts Series. Sunday, St. John’s Cathedral, 127 E. 12th Ave. $50/general; $25/students. (800) 325-SEAT.

CD Release Party Champagne reception with cellist Zuill Bailey and pianist Lara Downes. Sunday, 6-7:30 p.m., Luna Garden Room, 5620 S. Perry St. $50/person, includes autographed CD. (800) 325-SEAT.

SFCC Community Concert Band Under the direction of music instructor Karl Mote, the band performs Little Fugue (Bach), “Koi Nidrei” (Bruch), “To a New Dawn” (Sparke), “Rolling Thunder March” (Fillmore), “The Maid of the Mist” (Clarke), “The Tigerland Band March” (written by SFCC music instructor Gerald Krumbholz) and “Rejouissance” (Curnow). Monday, 7 p.m., Shadle Park High School, 4327 N. Ash St. $5/general; $2/seniors and students. (509) 533-3720.

Schubert Mass in G Featuring the NIC Cardinal Choral and Chamber Singers. Tuesday, 7:30 p.m., North Idaho College, Boswell Hall, 1000 W. Garden Ave., Coeur d’Alene. Free. (208) 769-7764.

Composers Forum Concert Tuesday, 7:30 p.m., Eastern Washington University, Music Building Recital Hall, 119 Music Building, Cheney. Free. (509) 359-2241.

Caladh Nua With origins deeply rooted in the southern counties of Ireland, Caladh Nua captures the essential qualities of traditional Irish music and balances them finely with an innovative, contemporary style. Wednesday, 7:30 p.m., Washington State University, Jones Theatre, Daggy Hall, 1060 E. College Ave., Pullman. $20/adults; $16/seniors; $10/students and youth. (800) 325-SEAT.

EWU Choir Concert Wednesday, 7:30 p.m., Eastern Washington University, Music Building Recital Hall, 119 Music Building, Cheney. $5/adults; $3/seniors and students. (509) 359-2241.

EWU Percussion Concert Thursday, 7:30 p.m., Eastern Washington University, Music Building Recital Hall, 119 Music Building, Cheney. $5/adults; $3/seniors and students. (509) 359-2241.

Dance

Contra Dance Lessons available at 7 p.m. every Wednesday evening. Wear comfortable shoes with slick soles for this lively dance with plenty of movement. Woman’s Club of Spokane, 1428 W. Ninth Ave. $5/members and students; $7/nonmembers; free/children. (509) 747-2640.

Family Dance and Potluck Easy circle, line, contra, folk and novelty dances with live music for family fun. Designed to encourage young dancers and beginners to move to music and give families quality, crazy time together with lots of laughter. Dances are taught by Susan Dankovich, local contra caller and director of the Silver Spurs Youth Folk Dancers. The Band is Margie Heller, Ken Raymond and Paul Tapp. Potluck at 6:30 p.m., dancing begins at 7 p.m. Friday, St. John’s Cathedral, 127 E. 12th Ave. Free. (509) 533-9955.

Friday Night Swing Dig West Coast Swing: Beyond Basics class will be held from 7-8 p.m. Beginner lesson from 8-8:30 p.m., followed by open dancing until 11 p.m. Friday, Simply Dance Studio, 820 W. Sprague Ave. $7. (509) 892-1480.

Saturday Night Salsa Spicy 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.

Folk Dancing Meet people with an international outlook, get healthy exercise for the mind and body and learn dances from around the world. No partner necessary. Bring comfortable dance shoes. Every second and fourth Tuesday from 7-9 p.m. Unitarian Universalist Church, 4340 W. Fort George Wright Drive. $3. (509) 327-7962.

Intro to Belly Dance Classes held Tuesdays from 7:30-8:30 p.m. through April 29. The Warehouse, 800 N. Hamilton St., upstairs studio. $80/eight classes; or $15/per class. (509) 993-4423.

Intro to Bollywood Nadiyah will teach belly dance with the flavors of India. No dance experience is needed. Held Thursdays from 7-8 p.m. through April 24. The Warehouse, 800 N. Hamilton St., upstairs studio. $80/eight classes; or $15/ class. (509) 993-4423.

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 Friday and Saturday nights. 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.

“Ink Blot” The Blue Door Players will improvise audience members’ interpretations of ink blots. Friday nights through March 28 at 8 p.m. Blue Door Theatre, 815 W. Garland Ave. $9/general; $7/students, seniors and military. (509) 747-7045.

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

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

Goodtymes Comedy Sunday nights at 7 p.m., Goodtymes Bar and Grill, 9214 E. Mission Ave. Free. (509) 928-1070.

Comedian Brian Regan A comedian with the perfect balance of sophisticated humor and physicality, making him appealing to a wide variety of fans from all generations. Thursday, 7:30 p.m., INB Performing Arts Center, 334 W. Spokane Falls Blvd. $42.50-$49.50. (800) 325-SEAT.

Theater

“Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat” Friday-Sunday. Christian Youth Theater North Idaho presents one of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s most beloved shows. The Old Testament story of Joseph and his 11 brothers is a simple but powerful tale of betrayal and forgiveness. Performances are Friday at 7 p.m.; Saturday at 3 and 7 p.m.; and Sunday at 3 p.m. Salvation Army Kroc Center, 1765 W. Golf Course Road, Coeur d’Alene. $8-$14. (208) 277-5727.

“Wit” Friday-Sunday. After a renowned professor of English is diagnosed with terminal ovarian cancer, she comes to reassess her life and work with a profundity and humor that are transformative both for her and the audience. Performances are Friday and Saturday at 7:30 p.m.; Sunday matinee at 2 p.m. Lake City Playhouse, 1320 E. Garden Ave., Coeur d’Alene. $11-$17. (208) 667-1323.

“Barrymore” Friday-March 15. John Barrymore, legendary actor and Hollywood star of such classics as “Grand Hotel,” “Dinner at Eight,” “Twentieth Century” and “Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde,” reminisces about his life, his loves and his battle with the bottle all the while attempting to rehearse a revival of “Richard III.” Performances are Wednesdays-Saturdays at 7:30 p.m.; Early Bird Night is Friday at 6:30 p.m.; and 2 p.m. matinees on Saturdays and Sundays. Interplayers Theatre, 174 S. Howard St. $28/adults; $22/military and seniors; $12/students. (509) 455-7529.

“Tape” Jon is an aspiring filmmaker on the verge of hitting it big and meets up for the weekend with his best friend from high school, Vince. Over the course of an evening, Vince gets Jon to admit that 10 years ago he date-raped a girl whom they both dated in high school, Amy Randall. He then reveals that he’s taped their entire conversation – and that he’s invited Amy to dinner. Presented by Lilac City Performing Arts. Friday and Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Stage Left, 108 W. Third Ave. $10/advanced; $15/door.

“The Mousetrap” Friday-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. Spokane Civic Theatre, 1020 N. Howard St. $18-$25. (509) 325-2507.

“The Compleat Female Stage Beauty” Friday-March 16. Presented by the SFCC Revelers Drama Club. Written by Jeffrey Thatcher, the play takes place in 1661 London. The period’s leading actor, Edward Kynaston, exclusively portrays females on stage until King Charles II changes the law to allow women to act. Kynaston goes quickly from celebrated actor and secret paramour of the Duke of Buckingham to a has-been who loses the acceptance of the London community. Performances are Thursdays-Saturdays at 7:30 p.m.; and Sundays at 2 p.m. Spokane Falls Community College, Spartan Theater, 3410 W. Fort George Wright Drive. $10. (509) 533-3222.

“Noises Off!” This side-splitting farce gives audiences a glimpse behind the curtain as a cast of eccentric actors attempts to put on a play called “Nothing On,” in which nothing goes right. The comedy takes place on a two-story set that rotates 360 degrees. This arrangement allows the audience to see the play-within-a-play presented from two perspectives. Presented by Lewis and Clark High School. Friday and Saturday, 7 p.m., Lewis and Clark High School, 521 W. Fourth Ave. $10/door. (509) 354-7000.

“The Survivor” Friday-March 15. During the Holocaust, a teenage boy and seven of his friends learn to live day by day. Performances are Thursdays-Saturdays at 7 p.m. Shadle Park High School, 1622 E. Wellesley Ave. $7/adults; $5/students and seniors. (509) 354-6551.

“Macbeth” Friday-March 15. The king has been murdered, but how long will the new king live? In Shakespeare’s supernatural tragedy, Macbeth is led by the prophecies of witches to conspire with his wife on an ambitious plot to rule Scotland at any cost. But when their delusions of power result in bloodshed, Macbeth is sent into a downward spiral of madness, tormented by visions and guilt while the price of his crimes takes its toll. Performances are Fridays-Saturdays at 7:30 p.m.; Sunday at 2 p.m. and Thursday at 5 p.m. Eastern Washington University Theatre, Cheney. $10. (509) 359-6671.

“Painting Churches” Friday-March 16. Gardner and Fanny Church are preparing to move out of their Beacon Hill house to their summer cottage on Cape Cod. Gardner, once a famous poet, is now retired. He slips in and out of senility as his wife valiantly tries to keep them both afloat. Performances are Thursdays-Saturdays at 7:30 p.m.; Sunday matinees at 2 p.m. Jacklin Arts and Cultural Center, 405 N. William St., Post Falls. $20/general; $15/students and seniors. (208) 457-8950.

“Pride and Prejudice” Friday-March 15. Jane Austen’s play adapted by Jon Jory and directed by Brooke Kiener. With iconic characters such as Elizabeth Bennett and Mr. Darcy, clever witticism and multiple marriage proposals, what’s not to love? Performances are Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m. Whitworth University, 300 W. Hawthorne Road. $8/adults; $6/students and seniors. (509) 777-3707.

Looking ahead

National Young Artist Winners Concert March 14-15. Presented by The Coeur d’Alene Symphony. The seven winners of the Coeur d’Alene Symphony’s National Young Artist Competition will perform on stage with the Symphony musicians. These talented young musicians come from all over the United States. Friday at 7:30 p.m. and Saturday at 2 p.m. Salvation Army Kroc Center, 1765 W. Golf Course Road, Coeur d’Alene. $20/adults; $15/seniors; $8/youth and students with ID. (208) 765-3833.

Randel Wagner Faculty recital. March 14, 7:30 p.m., Eastern Washington University, Music Building Recital Hall, 119 Music Building, Cheney. Free. (509) 359-2241.

Friday Night Dance Live music by Variety Pak. March 14, 7-10 p.m., South Side Senior Center, 2934 E. 27th Ave. $8/advance; $9/door. (509) 535-0803.

The St. Paddy’s Daddy’s of Comedy Bash! Stand-up comedy with four acts. To purchase tickets email cshaw9933@gmail.com or by phone at (509) 714-8386. March 14, 9:45 p.m., Blue Door Theatre, 815 W. Garland Ave. $10/advance; $12/door.

“Suds” March 14-April 13. When Cindy receives all sorts of bad news on her birthday, her guardian angels arrive to teach her that there is always hope for new love. This rocking musical features more than 50 great songs from the 1960s, including: “Where The Boys Are,” “These Boots Are Made for Walkin” and “Respect.” Performances are Thursdays-Saturdays at 7:30 p.m.; Sunday matinees at 2:00 p.m. Spokane Civic Theatre, Firth J. Chew Studio Theatre, 1020 N. Howard St. $27/general admission. (509) 325-2507.


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