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Fri., May 2, 2014

Music

Coeur d’Alene Symphony Season Finale Featuring W.A. Mozart’s Symphony 29, Gioachino Rossini’s Barber of Seville, Franz Schubert’s Unfinished Symphony and Niccolo Paganini’s Violin Concerto, with 14-year old Annie Pham as soloist. Performances are 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, students with ID. (208) 765-3833.

First Night Rising Stars Jazz bands from Rogers High School, Garry Middle School and Shaw Middle School representing northeast Spokane will perform classic jazz music favorites. Friday, 5:30-7:30 p.m., River Park Square, Food Court, third floor, 808 W. Main Ave. (509) 363-0304.

Jazz Night at Gladish Evening of jazz and fun for the whole family featuring musicians from Pullman High School, Asotin High School, Spokane Falls Community College Jazz Ensemble and Jazz Combos, along with Pork Pie Hat. Friday, 7 p.m., Gladish Building, Domey Auditorium, 115 N.W. State St., Pullman. Free. (509) 332-8081.

“Eternal Light” Features W.A. Mozart’s Requiem and Morton Lauridsen’s Lux Aeterna, as performed by the Gonzaga University Concert Choir and the Incendo Music Ensemble. Friday, 7:30 p.m., St. John’s Cathedral, 127 E. 12th Ave. Free. (509) 838-4277.

Megan Hubbell, piano UI graduate student recital. Friday, 7:30 p.m., University of Idaho, Lionel Hampton School of Music, Haddock Performance Hall, 1010 Blake Ave., Moscow. Free. (208) 885-6231.

Blackwood Legacy Quartet Award-winning group out of Nashville playing Southern country and gospel music. Upcoming concerts: Saturday, 7 p.m., Moses Lake Christian Church, 200 E. Yonezawa Blvd., Moses Lake; Sunday, 10:45 a.m., Crestline Baptist Church, 2206 E. 44th Ave., Spokane; and at 6 p.m., Valley Assembly of God, 15618 E. Broadway Ave., Spokane Valley; Tuesday, 7 p.m., Chewelah Evangelical Free Church, 2211 Sand Canyon Road, Chewelah; Wednesday, 7 p.m., Dishman Baptist Church, 315 N. Argonne Road, Spokane Valley; May 10, 7 p.m., New Song Bible Church, 470250 Highway 95 South, Sandpoint; May 11, 10 a.m., Priest River Community Church, 49 Washington St., Priest River. Free. (800) 482-5659.

Shoko Nelson, piano UI graduate student recital. Saturday, 1 p.m., University of Idaho, Lionel Hampton School of Music, Haddock Performance Hall, 1010 Blake Ave., Moscow. Free. (208) 885-6231.

Folk, Jazz, and Blues: Songs that Helped Americans through the Hard Times Brad Keeler and Linda Parman will take you on a musical journey, introducing you to the music of Dust Bowl wanderers like Woody Guthrie, the urbane arrangements and witty lyrics of big city jazz and swing, and the comforting soul of the country blues. Saturday, 3 p.m., Otis Orchards Library, 22324 E. Wellesley Ave., Otis Orchards. Free. (509) 893-8390.

Jeff Samson, percussion UI graduate student recital. Saturday, 3 p.m., University of Idaho, Lionel Hampton School of Music, Haddock Performance Hall, 1010 Blake Ave., Moscow. Free. (208) 885-6231.

Beyond 5 Live in Concert High energy, stellar choreography, and uplifting pop music are the hallmarks of this boy band. All proceeds from the event will go to the BYU Management Society Scholarship fund for students in Spokane/Coeur d’Alene region. Tickets available online at www.beyond5official.com. Saturday, 7 p.m., North Idaho College, Schuler Performing Arts Center, Boswell Hall, 880 W. Garden, Coeur d’Alene. $10-$25. (509) 926-2660.

Bach’s St. John Passion Palouse Choral Society, Palouse Festival Orchestra and Vandaleers Concert Choir perform. Saturday, 7:30 p.m., University of Idaho, University Auditorium, 851 Campus Drive, Moscow. $15/adults; $8/students; $48/block of four. (208) 885-6231.

Whitworth Wind Symphony Spring Concert “South by Southwest” concert features guest soloist Douglas Yeo, former bass trombonist of the Boston Symphony Orchestra. Richard Strauch will conduct the ensemble in a program that will include new works by American composers Justin Freer and James David, as well as H. Owen Reed’s symphony “La Fiesta Mexicana.” Saturday, 8 p.m., Martin Woldson Theater at The Fox, 1001 W. Sprague Ave. $7/adults; $5/seniors and students. (509) 777-3280.

Whitworth Women’s Choir Spring concert. Sunday, 3 p.m., St. Mark’s Lutheran Church, 316 E. 24th Ave. Free. (509) 777-3280.

Whitworth Chamber Ensemble Concert. Monday, 8 p.m., Whitworth University, Music Building and Recital Hall, 300 W. Hawthorne Road. Free. (509) 777-3280.

UI University Orchestra Tickets only available at the door. Tuesday, 7:30 p.m., University of Idaho, University Auditorium, 851 Campus Drive, Moscow. $5/adults; $3/seniors and students. (208) 885-6231.

Student Composers Concert Wednesday, 3 p.m., University of Idaho, Lionel Hampton School of Music, Haddock Performance Hall, 1010 Blake Ave., Moscow. Free. (208) 885-6231.

Jazzed for Justice Semi-casual cocktail party fundraising event with hors d’oeuvres, local beer and wine by River City Brewing and Whitestone Winery, raffles and jazz music performed by Julia Keefe. Proceeds benefit the work of the Center for Justice. Tickets available at www.brownpapertickets.com/ event/588346. Wednesday, 5:30 p.m., Hamilton Studio, 1427 W. Dean Ave. $30/includes appetizers, jazz and a drink ticket; $5/additional drink ticket. (509) 835-5211.

Whitworth Jazz Ensemble I and II Concert. Thursday, 5 p.m., Whitworth University, HUB multipurpose room, 300 W. Hawthorne Road. Free. (509) 777-3280.

Arabian Nights Presented by Spokane Community College’s Arab Culture Club. Featuring live music and dance by MB Orchestra, a five-piece family group that covers music from ancient Egypt to today’s Middle Eastern pop and dance music. Sodexo will serve up Middle Eastern specialties. Belly dance scarves will be on sale for $10. Thursday, 6:30 p.m., Spokane Community College, Lair-Student Center Sasquatch Room, Building 61810 N. Greene St. Free admission. (509) 533-8029.

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. Friday, Simply Dance Studio, 820 W. Sprague Ave. $7. (509) 892-1480.

Saturday Night 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.

Jubilation Spring Performance Jubilation Dance Ministry’s end of the year showcase. Dances of a variety of styles will be performed by students. Contact lvenemon14@my.whitworth.edu. Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Whitworth University, Cowles Auditorium, 300 W. Hawthorne Road. $3. (509) 777-1000.

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

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 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.

“You Need A Hero” A new superhero will be created each week and save the world with audience suggestions. Friday nights in May at 8 p.m. Blue Door Theatre, 815 W. Garland Ave. $7. (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 Safari shows feature short-form improv games based on audience suggestions. Saturday nights at 9 p.m. Blue Door Theatre, 815 W. Garland Ave. $7. (509) 747-7045.

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

Paula Poundstone A favorite panelist on National Public Radio’s “Wait Wait … Don’t Tell Me!” returns with her delightful wit and quirky perspectives on life. Everything’s open for discussion – including politics, current events, family and her 13 cats. Proceeds benefit Spokane Public Radio. Thursday, 7:30 p.m., Bing Crosby Theater, 901 W. Sprague Ave. $38-$40. (800) 325-SEAT.

Theater

“The Masked Canary” A melodrama with a group of uproarious characters to add to the mayhem: the French maid, the philosopher and the ever-crabby cantankerous old timer. Performances are Friday at 7 p.m.; Saturday at 7 p.m. Liberty Lake Community Theatre, 22910 E. Appleway Ave., Suite 1, Liberty Lake. $15/adults; $12/youth and seniors. (509) 342-2055.

“The Bad Seed” Sandpoint Onstage presents a psychological thriller. Performances are Friday and Saturday at 7:30 p.m. Heartwood Center, 615 Oak St., Sandpoint. $14/adult; $12/seniors and students. (208) 304-6543.

“The Cherry Orchard” Friday-Sunday. This production interprets the play as Chekhov originally intended, as a light, whimsical comedy. Performances are Friday and Saturday at 7:30 p.m.; and Sunday at 2 p.m. University of Idaho Hartung Theatre, 625 Stadium Drive, Moscow. $10/general; $8/seniors. (208) 885-7212.

Spokane Playwrights’ Booklight Showcase Friday-Sunday. Ignite! Community Theatre will present original works by local playwrights in a Reader’s Theatre format. Performances are Friday and Saturday at 7 p.m.; and Sunday at 2 p.m. Ignite! Theatre, 10814 E. Broadway Ave. Free. (509) 795-0004.

“Arsenic and Old Lace” Friday-Sunday. Moscow Community Theatre presents Joseph Kesselring’s classic dark comedy. Performances are Friday and Saturday at 7:30 p.m.; Sunday at 2 p.m. Kenworthy Performing Arts Centre, 508 S. Main St., Moscow. $15/adults; $12/students and seniors. (208) 882-4127.

“Honestly, Now” Friday-May 11. In a tiny hotel on the French Riviera, an American millionaire prepares to throw a lavish party. Performances are Fridays and May 10 at 7 p.m.; Sunday matinees at 3 p.m.; and a dinner theater performance on Saturday at 6 p.m. Dinner theater reservations. Emmanuel Lutheran Church, 639 Elm St., Cheney. $12/adults; $10/seniors and students; $25/dinner theater. (509) 235-2441.

“Arsenic and Old Lace” Friday-May 18. Two sweet old ladies love to serve up a nice glass of wine and arsenic to their guests with just a pinch of cyanide. A love-struck drama critic finds out what his dear aunts have in the cellar, while contending with one brother who is a murderous psychopath and another who thinks he is Teddy Roosevelt. Performances are Thursdays-Saturdays at 7:30 p.m.; Sunday matinees at 2 p.m. Lake City Playhouse, 1320 E. Garden Ave., Coeur d’Alene. $11-$17. (208) 667-1323.

“Becky’s New Car” Friday-June 1. Becky Foster feels stuck, until she is offered a chance at a new life in this romantic comedy. Performances are Thursdays-Saturdays at 7:30p.m.; Sunday matinees at 2 p.m. Spokane Civic Theatre, 1020 N. Howard St. $22/general. (509) 325-2507.

“Wicked” Wednesday-May 25. Long before that girl from Kansas arrived in Munchkinland, two girls meet in the land of Oz. One is has emerald green skin and is smart, fiery and misunderstood. The other is beautiful, ambitious and very popular. They grow to become the Wicked Witch of the West and Glinda the Good. Part of the 2013-14 Best of Broadway series. Shows Wednesdays and Thursdays at 7:30 p.m.; Fridays at 8 p.m.; Saturdays at 2 and 8 p.m.; Sundays at 1 and 6:30 p.m.; and Thursday at 2 p.m. INB Performing Arts Center, 334 W. Spokane Falls Blvd. $42.50-$152.50. (800) 325-SEAT.

“The World Goes ’Round” Thursday-May 25. This musical revue is full of love, drama, music, and coffee. Favorite songs including “All That Jazz,” “Maybe this Time,” “Money, Money, Money,” and “New York, New York” make up this evening of music and laughter. Performances are Wednesdays-Saturdays at 7:30 p.m.; matinees at 2 p.m. on Sundays and May 17 and 24; Early Bird Night is May 16 at 6:30 p.m. Interplayers Theatre, 174 S. Howard St. $28/adults; $22/military and seniors; $12/students. (509) 455-7529.

Looking ahead

UI Jazz Bands and Choirs May 9, 6:30 p.m., University of Idaho, Lionel Hampton School of Music, Haddock Performance Hall, 1010 Blake Ave., Moscow. $5/adults; $3/students and seniors. (208) 885-6231.

“Broadway Unbound” A taste of Broadway, showcasing the talented student actors, musicians and dancers. May 9, 7 p.m., Whitworth University, Cowles Auditorium, 300 W. Hawthorne Road. $3. (509) 777-3707.

Art Corcoran Corcoran is a Spokane native featured in various projects and musical events around town, including the Spokane Symphony. His concert will dazzle with music old and new. Part of the Spring Summer Guitar Series. May 9, 7:30 p.m., Holy Names Music Center, McNally Hall, 3910 W. Custer Drive. $12/adults; $7/seniors and students. (509) 326-9516.

“Disney on Stage” Dinner theater presented by Northwoods Performing Arts. Dinner begins at 6:30 p.m.; show starts at 7:30 p.m. May 9-10, Circle Moon Theater, 3642 N. SR 211, Newport. $25/dinner and show; $12/show-only tickets. (208) 448-1294.


 

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