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EWU Trumpet Solo Night - Today, 7:30 p.m., Eastern Washington University, Music Building Recital Hall, Cheney. $5/adults, $3/seniors and students. (509) 359-2241

University of Idaho Orchestra - Today, 7:30 p.m., University Auditorium, 851 Campus Drive, Moscow. $5/adults, $3/seniors and students. (208) 885-6231

WSU Guest Recital - Catherine Lee, oboe. Today, 8 p.m., Washington State University, Bryan Hall Theatre, Pullman. Free. (509) 335-3581

Ryan Shupe and the RubberBand - Family-friendly bluegrass/country/rock/rap outfit. Friday, 7 p.m., Bing Crosby Theater, $14/adults, $10/children; and Saturday, 3 p.m., Salvation Army Kroc Center, Coeur d’Alene, $12/adults, $8/children.

“Pan-Americana” - North and South American and Caribbean musical styles from the past 150 years, presented by pianist Scott Kirby. Kirby’s original watercolors and drawings also will be on display. Friday, 7:30 p.m., Panida Theater, Sandpoint. $15/adults, $8/students. (208) 263-9191

Custer’s Grass Band - Performing a tribute to Flatt and Scruggs, plus a performance by John Reischman and The Jaybirds. Presented by the Inland Northwest Bluegrass Association. Saturday, 7-10 p.m., University High School, 12420 E. 32nd Ave., Spokane Valley. $15/adults, free/age 12 and younger. (509) 891-8558

Coeur d’Alene Symphony - Featuring winners of the orchestra’s Young Artist Competition. Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Lake City Community Church, 6000 N. Ramsey Road, Coeur d’Alene. $20/adults, $15/seniors, $8/students. (208) 765-3833

Clarinexus - Clarinet celebration. Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Eastern Washington University, Music Building Recital Hall, Cheney. Free. (509) 359-2241

Ben Vereen - Spokane Symphony SuperPops, including a tribute to Sammy Davis Jr. Saturday. 8 p.m., Martin Woldson Theater at The Fox, 1001 W. Sprague Ave. $27-$54. (509) 624-1200.

Spokane Jazz Orchestra - Featuring pianist Brent Edstrom. Saturday, 8 p.m., Bing Crosby Theater, 901 W. Sprague Ave. $25/adults, $21/seniors, students and military. (509) 227-7404

Spokane Symphony Chorale - “Music of Heaven and Earth,” classical, contemporary and Latin American pieces. Presented by the Cantabile chapter of Spokane Symphony Associates to benefit the Spokane Symphony. Sunday, 3-5 p.m., Eastern Washington University, Showalter Auditorium, Cheney. $10. (509) 465-8916

Spokane British Brass Band - “March Madness.” Sunday, 3 p.m., Bing Crosby Theater, 901 W. Sprague Ave. Free.

Can Am Piano Duo - Karen Beres and Christopher Hahn, with Lance Drege and Robert Ledbetter on percussion. Sunday, 3 p.m., Eastern Washington University, Music Building Recital Hall, Cheney. Free. (509) 359-2241

Mon Cheri benefit concert - With fried chicken dinner, to support the Browne’s Addition Summer Concert Series. Sunday, 5 p.m., Café Marron, 144 S. Cannon St. $20. (509) 218-9398, event/101253

“In the TS Spirit” - Concert by North Idaho College’s Jazz Ensemble and JazzCo. choir, honoring the spirit of Tony Stewart and the 30th year of the Kootenai County Task Force on Human Relations. Monday, 7:30 p.m., North Idaho College, Boswell Hall, 1000 W. Garden Ave., Coeur d’Alene. Free. (208) 769-7764

EWU Symphony Orchestra - Monday, 7:30 p.m., Eastern Washington University, Showalter Auditorium, Cheney. $5/adults, $3/students and seniors. (509) 359-2241

SFCC Community Orchestra - Monday, 7:30 p.m., Spokane Falls Community College, Student Union Building Lounges A, B and C, 3410 W. Fort George Wright Drive. Free. (509) 533-3720

Patti Page - Best-selling female artist of the 1950s. Tuesday, 3 p.m., Northern Quest Casino, 100 N. Hayford Road, Airway Heights. $30-$40. (509) 481-6700, (800) 325-SEAT

Spokane Area Children’s Chorus - Seventh annual International Music Concert, “Cantando a las Aventuras: Sing of Adventures.” Tuesday, 7 p.m., Bing Crosby Theater, 901 W. Sprague Ave. $8/door. (509) 624-7992, ext. 300

Spokane Falls Community College Choirs - Men’s and Women’s choirs, Vocal Jazz Ensemble, Chamber Choir, Voice Studio vocal ensembles, Women’s Barbershop and African Drumming Class. Tuesday, 7:30 p.m., Westminster Congregational United Church of Christ, 411 S. Washington St. Free. (509) 533-3721

Music on the Palouse - Music, poetry and storytelling with Bruce and Susan Matley. Wednesday, 10:30 a.m., Endicott School, (509) 657-3429; 1:30 p.m., St. John Library, (509) 648-3319; and 6:30 p.m., Albion Library, (509) 338-9641; also March 18, 1:30 p.m., Lacrosse Library, (509) 549-3770; and 6:30 p.m., Tekoa Library, (509) 284-3121. Free.

Whitworth Symphony Orchestra - Wednesday, 3 p.m., Whitworth University, Cowles Auditorium. $5/adults, free/seniors and students. (509) 777-3280

“Passport to Ireland” Fundraiser - Music by Ruby Devine and Thistle Down, with the Kelly Irish Dancers. Wednesday, 6 p.m., Northern Quest Resort and Casino, Pend Oreille Pavilion, 100 N. Hayford Road, Airway Heights. $35; reservations required by phone or online at (509) 484-6733

Dallas Brass - Wednesday, 7 p.m., Ferris High School Auditorium, Paul G. Brueggemeier Hall, 37th Avenue at Regal Street. $5. (509) 354-6034

Dave Alvin - Grammy-winning roots rocker. Wednesday, 7:30 p.m., Bing Crosby Theater, 901 W. Sprague Ave. $20. (800) 325-SEAT


Bing’s Spring Fling Formal Ball - Formal ballroom dance. Friday, social hour 6-7 p.m., dancing to Men of Rhythm 18-piece big band from 7-10:30 p.m. The Lincoln Center, 1316 N. Lincoln St. $25/advance, $27/door. (509) 244-6475, (509) 844-2668

St. Paddy’s Day Contra Dance - Presented by Spokane Folklore Society, with Nora Scott, caller, and music by the River City Ramblers. Saturday, 7-10 p.m., East Spokane Grange, 1621 N. Park Road, Spokane Valley. $10. (509) 747-2640


Play Time - Blue Door Players will improvise with children’s toys such as hula hoops, yo-yos, jump ropes and more. For all ages. Friday, 8 p.m., Blue Door Theatre, 815 W. Garland Ave. $9/adults, $7/children, seniors and students with ID. (509) 747-7045

Art Krug - Friday-Saturday, 8 p.m., Uncle D’s Comedy Underground, Bluz at the Bend, 2721 N. Market St. $10. (509) 483-7300

Safari Saturday - Fast-paced short-form improv. Some material may not be suitable for all ages. Saturday, 9 p.m., Blue Door Theatre, 815 W. Garland Ave. $7. (509) 747-7045

Jazz and Comedy at Mama’s Thaiway Lounge - For age 18 and older. Held every Sunday. 6-9 p.m., Mama’s Thaiway Lounge, 5908 E. Broadway Ave. No cover. (509) 270-9740.


“Art” - Pulitzer-winning play about a man who buys a blank canvas and his friends’ reaction. Preview tonight at 7:30; continues through March 27, 8 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays, 7:30 p.m. on Wednesdays and Thursdays, 2 p.m. matinees on Sunday and March 20 and 27. Interplayers, 174 S. Howard St. $10-$21. (509) 455-7529, (800) 325-SEAT

“Steel Magnolias” - Comedy-drama centered around a small-town Louisiana beauty salon. Through March 21, Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 p.m. and Sundays at 2 p.m., Spokane Civic Theatre, 1020 N. Howard St. $21/adults, $19/seniors age 65 and older, $14/students 24 and younger with ID, $7/student rush (as available 20 minutes before a performance). (509) 325-2507, (800) 325-SEAT

“Comedy of Errors” - Spokane Falls Community College Revelers’ production of Shakespeare’s classic play. Today-Saturday, 7:30 p.m.; matinee Sunday, 2 p.m. SFCC Playhouse, Communications Building 5, 3410 W. Fort George Wright Drive. $8. (509) 533-3592

“Ernestine Shuswap Gets Her Trout” - Dramatization of the cultural genocide of Native peoples of British Columbia in 1910, through the eyes of four women. Today-Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Hartung Theatre, University of Idaho, Moscow. $11/adults, $9/seniors, $7/youth. (208) 885-6465,

“Is He Dead?” - Whitworth University presents this comedy by Mark Twain. Friday-Saturday, 8 p.m., Cowles Auditorium, Whitworth University. $8/adults, $6/students/seniors. (509) 777-3707

“Romeo and Juliet” - Today, 5 p.m., and Friday-Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Eastern Washington University Theatre, Cheney. $5. (509) 359-2459

“Life…Kinda Sorta” - Annual Ham on Regal Production performed by more than 300 Ferris High School parents. Today-Friday, 7:30 p.m. and Saturday, 1:30 and 7:30 p.m., Ferris High School, 3020 E. 37th Ave. $8. Tickets available at 2nd Look Books, 2829 E. 29th Ave.; Rosauers., 2610 E. 29th Ave.; Round Table Pizza, 4510 S. Regal St.; or the Ferris business office. (509) 354-6000

“Beauty and the Beast”- Presented by Theater Arts for Children. Friday-Saturday, 7 p.m. and Sunday, 1 and 4 p.m. Spokane Valley Partners, 10814 E. Broadway Ave., Spokane Valley. $7/adults, $5/ages 12 and younger. (509) 892-5413

“Love, Sex and the IRS” - Farce presented by Ignite Community Theatre’s Booklight Reader’s Theatre. Friday, 7 p.m., Gonzaga University, Foley Library, Teleconference Room; and Sunday, 2 p.m., The Blue Door Theatre, 815 W. Garland Ave. Free; donations accepted. (509) 993-6540

“Lion in Winter” - Stage version of the Oscar-winning film about King Henry II, presented by Sandpoint Onstage. Saturday and March 19-20, 7:30 p.m., and Sunday, 3 p.m. Panida Theater, 300 N. First Ave., Sandpoint. $12/adults, $10/seniors and youth. (208) 263-9191

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