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7 Nights Out

1. The Sweeplings

Spokane’s Cami Bradley got national recognition as a contestant on “America’s Got Talent” in 2013, earning sixth place in the competition. Working alongside singer-songwriter Whitney Dean, the acoustic folk/pop duo will perform well-known tunes, as well as original songs. Laura Little Theatricals and the Kroc Center are co-producing the event with the proceeds going to scholarships.

When: 7 p.m. Sunday

Where: Salvation Army Kroc Center, 1765 W. Golf Course Road, Coeur d’Alene

Cost: $15-$25

Info: (208) 667-1865 or www.LauraLittleTheatricals.com/

2. Alice Cooper

Best known for his grand horror-themed theatrics on stage, Alice Cooper is still rocking and shocking audiences across the world. With major albums such as “School’s Out,” “Billion Dollar Babies” and “Welcome to My Nightmare” under his belt, the rock icon is still hard at work; his latest album, “Paranormal,” is due out July 28.

When: 7:30 p.m. Sunday

Where: Northern Quest Resort & Casino, outdoor concert venue, 100 N. Hayford Road, Airway Heights

Cost: $45-$65, through the casino box office

Info: (509) 481-2800 or www.northernquest.com/

3. Paula Poundstone

Spokane Public Radio welcomes Paula Poundstone, stand-up comedian and regular on NPR’s “Wait, Wait … Don’t Tell Me.” Her latest book is “The Totally Unscientific Study of the Search for Human Happiness.”

When: 7:30 p.m. Thursday

Where: Bing Crosby Theater, 901 W. Sprague Ave.

Cost: $42-$46, through TicketsWest

Phone: (509) 227-7638 or www.bingcrosbytheater.com/

4. The Monsters of Schlock

Canadian entertainers present their “World’s Most Extreme Two Man Circus Sideshow Comedy Magic Extravaganza.” Two shows: a kid-friendly 6 p.m. show and an 18 and older show at 8:30 p.m.

Where: Bing Crosby Theater, 901 W. Sprague Ave.

Cost: $17, through TicketsWest

Info: (509) 227-7638 or http://bingcrosbytheater.com/

5. “Steel Magnolias”

“Steel Magnolias,” the celebrated Southern classic of family and friendship, is the story of a group of strong women who cluster around Truvy’s Beauty Parlor in a small Louisiana parish. This staged reading from Coeur d’Alene Summer Theatre will have you celebrating the special friendships in your life.

When: 7:30 p.m. Tuesday

Where: Salvation Army Kroc Center, 1765 W. Golf Course Road, Coeur d’Alene

Cost: $25

Info: (208) 660-2958 or www.cdasummertheatre.com/

6. David Sedaris

The best-selling humorist returns to Spokane to read from and sign copies of his latest book, “Theft By Finding: Diaries 1977-2002.” All 90 seated tickets have sold out. To receive a standing room only ticket, you must purchase a hardcover or audiobook of “Theft By Finding.” Auntie’s will be closed beginning at 7 p.m. to non-ticket holders while Sedaris reads and answers questions. After the reading, the store will open for customers and Sedaris will be available for autographs. Please email events@auntiesbooks.com with any questions.

When: 7 p.m. Wednesday

Where: Auntie’s Bookstore, 402 W. Main Ave.

Info: (509) 838-0206 or www.auntiesbooks.com/

7. “Chitty Chitty Bang Bang”

Caractacus Potts, a wacky inventor, his two children and the gorgeous Truly Scrumptious attempt to outwit Baron Bomburst who has banished all children from his kingdom. Presented by Coeur d’Alene Summer Theatre.

When: Through July 2; showtimes are 7:30 p.m. Wednesdays-Saturdays and 2 p.m. Sundays

Where: Salvation Army Kroc Center, 1765 W. Golf Course Road, Coeur d’Alene

Cost: $49, $42 ages 62 and older, and $27 children younger than 12; available through the CST website

Info: (208) 667-1865 or www.cdasummertheatre.com/