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Spokane, Washington  Est. May 19, 1883

Stage listings


Mike Ross - Bluesy rock and Spanish guitar. Tonight. 7:30 p.m., Madeleine’s, 707 W. Main Ave. (509) 624-2253.

“Gypsy, Jazz and More” - WSU Faculty Artist Series. Proceeds benefit the School of Music scholarship fund. Tonight. 8 p.m., Washington State University, Bryan Hall Theatre, Pullman. $10/adults, $5/seniors and students. (509) 335-4148.

Cash’d Out - The Next Best Thing to Johnny Cash. Tonight. 8:30 p.m., Knitting Factory, 919 W. Sprague Ave. $10. 1-877-4-FLY-TIX.

Palouse Chamber Music Workshop - Student recital. Saturday. 4 p.m., University of Idaho, Lionel Hampton School of Music, Haddock Performance Hall, 1010 Blake Ave., Moscow, Idaho. Free.

Brian Crain Piano Concert - Wine, appetizers and silent auction. Benefits the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network. Saturday. 5-9 p.m., Jacklin Arts and Cultural Center, 405 N. William St., Post Falls. $30-$40. (208) 640-6341.

Harmony Neely Clayton - Original and collaborative guitar compositions. Saturday. 7-9 p.m., Huckleberry’s Natural Market, 926 S. Monroe St. Free. (509) 624-1349.

Band Invitational I - Finale Concert - Featuring EWU Wind Ensemble and guest high school concert bands. Guest conductor is Dr. Gary Gilroy of California State University, Fresno. Saturday. 7 p.m., Eastern Washington University, Showalter Hall Auditorium, 526 Fifth St., Cheney. $5/adults, $3/seniors and students. (509) 359-2241.

Dick Hensold - The concert will feature Hensold on Northumbrian smallpipes, reel pipes, Seljefloeyte (Norwegian willow-flute), Sackpipa (Swedish bagpipes), Pibgorn (Welsh hornpipe), and several other instruments. Saturday. 7:30 p.m., The Last Drop, 906 W. Second Ave. $15/adults; $12/students and seniors. (509) 998-1999.

The Clumsy Lovers - Blues/Celtic rock music. Saturday. 8:30 p.m., Knitting Factory, 919 W. Sprague Ave. $14. (877) 4-FLY-TIX.

Tuesday Night Music Series - Tuesday, Tom Drake, guitar and vocals; Tom Carroll, harmonica; Jerry Cork, bass, playing original sand hillbilly blues classics. 5-6:30 p.m., Moscow Food Co-op, 121 E. Fifth St., Moscow, Idaho. Free. (208) 882-8537.

WSU Faculty Composers Concert - Thursday. 8 p.m., Washington State University, Bryan Hall Theatre, Washington State University Bryan Hall Theatre, Pullman. Free. (509) 335-4148.


Hog Heaven Big Band - Tunes from the ’20s to the ’40s. Complimentary dance lessons available beginning at 6 p.m., music and dancing, 7:30-9:30 p.m. Saturday. Artisans at Dahmen Barn, Highway 195, 419 N. Park Way, Uniontown, Wash. $5/single, $8/couple, free/age 11 and younger. (509) 229-3414.

Snowflake Ball Dance - Ballroom and swing dance (formal/semi-formal). Enjoy MasterClass Big Band, a mini dance lesson and more. Tickets are available in advance through Jan. 23 from Skate Plaza: 208-772-9507. For more information email: Sunday. 6:30 p.m., Skate Plaza, 5685 N. Pioneer Drive, Coeur d’Alene. $12/advance, $15/door. (208) 661-0262.


Comedian Todd Johnson - Tonight and Saturday at 8 p.m., Bluz at the Bend, Uncle D’s Comedy Underground, 2721 N. Market St. $12. (509) 483-7300.

Luke Barats Epic Comedy Workshop - Learn how to transform your ideas into epic ideas through writing and improvisation. Reservations required, space is limited. Today. Noon-2:30 p.m., Blue Door Theatre, 815 W. Garland Ave. $25 per person. (509) 747-7045.

“Choose to Lose” - Improvised game show where two contestants choose games for Blue Door players to compete in with the ultimate goal of losing in order to win prizes. All ages welcome. Tonight. 8 p.m., Blue Door Theatre, 815 W. Garland Ave. $9/general admission, $7/children, seniors, military and students with valid ID. (509) 747-7045.

“Citizen Dwayne: Movies that Thankfully Never Got Made!”- Players will improvise cinematic favorites based on audience suggestions. Special guest host will be Luke Barats. Adult themes. Saturday. 9 p.m., Blue Door Theatre, 815 W. Garland Ave. $9 at the door, $7 with reservation. (509) 747-7045.


The Serviceman’s Canteen/USO Show - Third annual event presented by Pend Oreille Playhouse Community Theatre. The show will serve as a tribute to our troops both past and present and will recreate the 40’s era. Shows tonight and Saturday at 7 p.m. and Sunday at 3 p.m., Pend Oreille Playhouse, 24 N. Union Ave., Newport, Wash. $5.50/all ages, Free/service people and veterans. (509) 671-3389.

“Red Riding Hood: A Vaudeville Romp!” - Presented by Cataldo Catholic School Drama. Tickets can be purchased through Cataldo Catholic School, by calling (509) 624-8759 and at the door. Tonight. 7 p.m., University High School, University High School, 12420 E. 32nd Ave., Spokane Valley. $5.

“The Vagina Monologues”- Presented by the University of Idaho Women’s Center. Award-winning play written by Eve Ensler celebrates anti-gender-based violence. Shows Thursday-Feb. 4 at 7 p.m. Tickets are available in advance at the University of Idaho’s Women Center and Eclectica. Kenworthy Performing Arts Centre, 508 S. Main St., Moscow, Idaho. $10 in advance, $15 at the door. (208) 885-6616.


Blithe Spirit – StageWest Community Theatre is holding auditions to cast two men and five women on Friday at 6:30 p.m., and Saturday at 1 p.m., at Emmanuel Lutheran Church, 639 Elm St., Cheney. Call (509) 235-5742 for more information.

American Competitive Trail Horse Association – Holding auditions for upcoming reality show “America’s Favorite Trail Horse 2012” on May 4 at Red Top Stables, 11875 W. Manitoba Court, Post Falls. Visit, call (318) 794-6492, or email for more information.