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Jerry Sciarrio and Mark Pleasant in Spokane Civic Theatre’s “The Producers.”
Jerry Sciarrio and Mark Pleasant in Spokane Civic Theatre’s “The Producers.”


Heartsongs from the Edge of the World - P.o.P. (People of the Promise) Ministries Ministries and HeartSongs From the Voiceless will continue their mission of creating relationships through play in the performing arts between people of affluence and those living in poverty through this concert. Today, Bing Crosby Theater, 901 W. Sprague Ave. (509) 227-7638.

WSU Student Recitals - Today, 3:10 p.m., Christine Rushton, flute; 4:10 p.m., Sara Kochanski, soprano; and Nathan J. Straub, tenor. Washington State University, Bryan Hall Theatre, Pullman. Free. (509) 335-4148.

BeGin! - Live music, cocktails, gallery cruising and an afterhours party. Acoustic showcase featuring: Folkinception, Marshall McLean, Hey is For Horses! Mark Ward, and DJ Locke. Today, 6-8 p.m., Northwest Museum of Arts and Culture, 2316 W. First Ave. Free, donations welcomes. (509) 363-5344.

Magic of the Masters - Presented by Coeur d’Alene Symphony. Today, 7:30 p.m., North Idaho College, Schuler Performing Arts Center, 1000 W. Garden Ave., Coeur d’Alene. (208) 765-3833.

The Montana Piano Trio - Resident piano trio at he University of Montana, Missoula. Today, 7:30 p.m., Steinway Piano Gallery, 13418 E. Nora Ave., Spokane Valley. Free. (509) 327-4266.

Karla Bonoff & Nina Gerber (CANCELED) - In concert, presented by High Moon Music. Today, Panida Theater, 300 N. First Ave., Sandpoint. $20. (208) 263-9191.

Jazz Northwest - Music from the classic 1961 recording “Blues and the Abstract Truth” by Oliver Nelson will be performed by the WSU faculty ensemble. Proceeds from ticket sales benefit the School of Music Scholarship Fund. Part of the WSU Faculty Artist Series. Today, 8 p.m., Washington State University, Kimbrough Concert Hall, Pullman. $10/general, $5/seniors and students. (509) 335-4148.

Spokane Symphony: Mahler’s Resurrection Symphony - Oct. 13-14. A tribute to Gonzaga University’s 125th anniversary year featuring the Spokane Symphony Chorale in collaboration with GU. Eckart Preu, conductor. Performances Saturday at 8 p.m. and Sunday at 3 p.m., Martin Woldson Theater at the Fox, 1001 W. Sprague Ave. $14-$44. (509) 624-1200.

Celebrating Opportunity Community Banquet - The church hosts will begin tours of the facility at 4 p.m. which was reconstructed and dedicated in May 2004. A four-course dinner, prepared by Shogun Restaurant will be served at 6 p.m. Entertainment will follow at 7:30 p.m. Open to the public for dinner, concert or both, featuring music by Celtic Nots. Reservations requested. Saturday, Opportunity Presbyterian Church, 202 N. Pines Road, Spokane Valley. $15/dinner. (509) 924-9750.

Live Music at Huckleberry’s - Saturday: Andy Rumsey. 7-9 p.m., Huckleberry’s Natural Market, 926 S. Monroe St. Free. (509) 624-1349.

A Little Night Music - Benefits the Women’s and Children’s Free Restaurant with live music by the Sammy Eubanks band, live and silent auctions, culinary specialties created by chefs from Wild Sage, Manito Tap House, Clover, The Main Market Co-Op and Seasons of Coeur d’Alene. Saturday, 6 p.m., Lincoln Center, 1316 N. Lincoln St. $60/person. (509) 324-1995.

Karen Drucker Concert - Spiritual musician and comedienne. Sunday, 1-2 p.m., Unity Church of North Idaho, 4465 N. 15th St., Coeur d’Alene. $15. (208) 772-1795.

Organist Christopher Nelson - The featured work is J.S. Bach’s Cantata No. 10, “Meine Seel erhebt den Herren” arranged for solo organ by Nelson in the style of Franz Liszt. Sunday, 4 p.m., St. John’s Cathedral, 127 E. 12th Ave. $5. (509) 838-4277.

UI Jazz Combo Series - Faculty recital. Tuesday, 7:30 p.m., University of Idaho, Lionel Hampton School of Music, Haddock Performance Hall, 1010 Blake Ave., Moscow. $5/adults, $3/students and seniors. (208) 885-7251.

Pianist Jon Schmidt - BYU Management Society, Spokane Chapter, presents pianist Schmidt with cellist Steven Sharp Nelson. Wednesday, 7:30 p.m., Martin Woldson Theater at the Fox, 1001 W. Sprague Ave. $12/advance, $17/day of show. (509) 624-1200.

Beethoven: The Complete Works for Cello and Piano - Kevin Hekmatpanah, cello, from Gonzaga University; and Rajung Yang, piano, from University of Idaho. Wednesday, 7:30 p.m., University of Idaho, Lionel Hampton School of Music, Haddock Performance Hall, 1010 Blake Ave., Moscow. $5/adults, $3/students and seniors. (208) 885-7212.

UI Guest Recital - “There’s an App for That?” by Linda Holzer, piano. Holzer’s performance features selections by composers Manuel Ponce, Claude Debussy and Frederic Chopin. Thursday, 7:30 p.m., University of Idaho, Lionel Hampton School of Music, Haddock Performance Hall, 1010 Blake Ave., Moscow. $5/adults, $3/seniors and students. (208) 885-7212.


Black and White Ball - Dance to live spun techno by DJ Gaga and calling by Susan Dankovich. Silent films will be projected onto the walls. Dress is black and white semiformal with catered appetizers. Presented by Spokane Folklore Society. Contra lessons at 6:30 p.m. and dance starts at 7 p.m. Tickets available at Chairs Coffee, 113 W. Indiana Ave. Saturday, Hamilton Studio, Toad Hall, 1427 W. Dean Ave. $15/general, $8/ages 13-18, free/age 12 and younger. (509) 747-2640.

Free Beginning Belly Dance - Designed to provide basic belly dance skills and provide an active venue for all ages and all body sizes. Mondays, 6:30-7:30 p.m. Monday, Colfax Library, 102 S. Main St., Colfax. Free. (509) 397-4366.

Model T Square Dancing Lessons - For singles and couples. Wednesday. 7-9 p.m., North Spokane Dance Center, 7424 N. Freya St. $3/lesson. (509) 768-3903.


Comedian Brian Regan - Saturday, 8 p.m., INB Performing Arts Center, 334 W. Spokane Falls Blvd. $42.50-$47.50. (800) 325-SEAT.

White Tie Improv - Presented by University of Idaho Theatre. Featuring short and long-form improv using audience suggestions from the University of Idaho’s comedy Troupe. Open workshops to be part of the troupe will be held 4:30-6:30 p.m. Wednesdays in the Arena Theater on the first floor of UI Shoup Hall. Monday, 8 p.m., Kiva Theater, University of Idaho, 921 Campus Drive, Moscow. $2 show admission. (208) 885-6465.

Comedy Open Mike - Thursday. Sign up by 7:30 p.m. 8 p.m., Uncle D’s Comedy Underground, 1429 E. Liberty Ave. Free.


“Malika Queen of the Cats” Puppet Theater - Show from Tears of Joy puppet theater. The performance is based on an Arabian fairy tale told through puppets. The show is 50 minutes long and appropriate for all ages. There is also a puppet workshop with the puppeteers from the company at 4:30 p.m. prior to the 5:30 p.m. show. Today, Jacklin Arts and Cultural Center, 405 N. William St., Post Falls. $7/show only, $15/workshop and show. (208) 457-8950.

“Murder in Black & White” - Mystery dinner theater series. Today and Saturday and Oct. 19-20 at 6:30 p.m. Reservations required. Cutter Theatre, 302 Park St., Metaline Falls, Wash. $25. (509) 446-4108.

“The Brothers Grimm Spectaculathon”- Lake City High School’s Troupe de Wolfe Productions presents this comedy about the untold stories of classic fairy tale characters. Shows today and Saturday and Thursday-Oct. 20 at 7 p.m., Lake City High School, 6101 N. Ramsey Road, Coeur d’Alene. $7/general admission, $5/students and seniors. (208) 769-0769.

“The Producers” - Mel Brooks’ Tony Award-winning musical presented by Spokane Civic Theatre. Directed by Marianne McLauglin. Shows Thursdays-Saturdays at 7:30 p.m.; Sundays at 2 p.m. Runs through Oct. 21. Spokane Civic Theatre, 1020 N. Howard St. $22-$29. (509) 325-2507 or (800) 325-SEAT.

“Oklahoma” - Lake City Playhouse presents Rogers and Hammerstein’s “great American musical.” Shows today and Saturday at 7:30 p.m., Lake City Playhouse, 1320 E. Garden Ave., Coeur d’Alene. $13.75-$19.75. (208) 667-1323.

“Rumors”- Ignite! Community Theatre presents Neil Simon’s farce, directed by Barry Brathovde. Shows today and Saturday at 7:30 p.m.; Sunday at 2 p.m., Ignite! Theatre, 10814 E. Broadway Ave., Spokane Valley. $20. (509) 795-0004.

Founders Tribute: “The Male Animal” for Bob and Joan Welch (CANCELED) - Sunday, 7 p.m., Interplayers Theatre, 174 S Howard St. All tickets $15. (509) 455-7529.

“Jersey Boys” (DATE CHANGES) - Thursday-Oct. 28. Tony, Grammy and Olivier Award-winning hit musical tells the story of Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons. Part of the 2012-’13 Best of Broadway series. Shows scheduled for Oct. 29-Nov. 3 have been canceled. All ticket holders who purchased tickets for performances between Oct. 29 - Nov. 3 may exchange tickets for another performance or request a refund. Those affected by the schedule change should call TicketsWest or visit the Spokane Arena box office. INB Performing Arts Center, 334 W. Spokane Falls Blvd. (800) 325-SEAT.

“HONK! A Musical Tale of The Ugly Duckling” - Presented by Whitworth University Theatre Department. Anthony Drewe and George Stiles’ musical adaptation of the Hans Christian Andersen story, “The Ugly Duckling.” Shows Thursday-Oct. 20 at 7:30 p.m. and matinees on Oct. 20-21 at 2 p.m., Bing Crosby Theater, 901 W. Sprague Ave. $9/adults, $7/seniors and students. (509) 227-7404.

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