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Spokane, Washington  Est. May 19, 1883

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Rathdrum Concert Series Today, SoulPatch; Aug. 16, Native Sun. Concerts are held 6-8 p.m., Rathdrum City Park, Highway 53, Rathdrum. Free. (208) 667-3162.

Manito Park Bench Live Music Series Today, Paul Grove; Aug. 16: Union Street. Concerts are held 5:30-7:30 p.m., Manito Park Bench, 1928 S. Tekoa St. Free.

Karen Hunt Opera Post Falls High School student and young JACC member to perform a solo opera concert. Today, 7 p.m., Jacklin Arts and Cultural Center, 405 N. William St., Post Falls. $5. (208) 457-8950.

(Sold Out) Steve Miller Band Part of the Festival at Sandpoint. With Steve Miller on guitar and lead vocals, the band, which formed in San Francisco in 1967, is known for a string of hit singles that are staples of classic rock. Gates open at 6 p.m. Today, 7:30 p.m., War Memorial Field, 855 Ontario St., Sandpoint. $59.95 (sold out). (888) 265-4554.

Music at the Market Rocket Market hosts an outdoor concert series: Saturday, Karrie O’Neill; Tuesday, Darin Hilderbrand. All concerts begin at 7:30 p.m., Rocket Market, 726 E. 43rd Ave. (509) 343-2253.

Live Music at Huckleberry’s Andy Rumsey. Saturday, 6-8 p.m., Huckleberry’s Natural Market, 926 S. Monroe St. Free. (509) 624-1349.

Evening At The Depot - PJ Destiny A fun summer fundraiser for the WI&M Railway. Put on your dancing shoes and enjoy the atmosphere of the depot freight room or hang out beneath the stars on the depot platforms. All proceeds are dedicated to preserving local histories. “Depot Dawgs” (double smoked sausages) sales begin at 5 p.m., with beer and wine available for purchase at 6 p.m. Saturday, 5 p.m., WI&M Railway Depot, 185 Sixth Street, Potlatch. $10. (208) 875-1357.

The Avett Brothers Part of the Festival at Sandpoint. The Grammy-nominated, alt-country superstars combine bluegrass, country, punk, pop melodies, folk, rock ‘n’ roll, honky tonk and ragtime. The band features brothers Scott Avett (banjo) and Seth Avett (guitar), and Bob Crawford (bass), with touring musicians Joe Kwon on cello and Mike Marsh on drums. Opening will be regional singer songwriter Marshall McLean and funky, fun, rockin’ Vintage Trouble. Gates open at 4:30 p.m. Saturday, 6 p.m., War Memorial Field, 855 Ontario St., Sandpoint. $59.95. (888) 265-4554.

Pianist Louis Landon From classical repertoire to jazz, pop and rock, Landon has used his expressive gifts and talent to his full advantage for others. Now on a mission as a solo pianist, Landon’s intrinsic gifts fulfill a new purpose in a different genre, while integrating many ideals from the past. Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Steinway Piano Gallery, 13418 E. Nora Ave., Spokane Valley. Free. (509) 327-4266.

Sunday Concerts on the Cliff This week: David Raitt and the Baja Boogie Band. Lawn chairs or blankets are encouraged. Local food vendors will be on site. Age 21 and older. 5:30 p.m., Arbor Crest Wine Cellars, 4705 N. Fruit Hill Road, Spokane Valley. $5/concert; $40/10 individuals; $50/table for 8; $60/table for 10. (509) 927-9463.

Coeur d’Alene City Park Concert Series Sunday, SoulPatch. The concert venue moves to the Coeur d’Alene Resort Plaza Shops at Third Street and Sherman Avenue during inclement weather. 1-4 p.m., Coeur d’Alene City Park, downtown Coeur d’Alene. Free. (208) 667-3162.

Hot August Nights House Concert The smooth jazz of Louis Landon combined with the contemporary piano sounds of Lynn Yew Evers with complimentary wine and appetizers. Sunday, 7 p.m., 8410 N. Kyle Court. Donation. (509) 467-4496.

Grand Finale Concert Part of the Festival at Sandpoint. “Festival Fan Fare” featuring the Spokane Symphony Orchestra and two special guest soloists, pianist Francisco Renno and violinist Jason Moody, originally from Sandpoint. The program is based on fan favorites from the Festival’s first seasons, selected by Gary Sheldon: Berlioz’s Roman Carnival Overture, Ravel’s Pavane pour une infante defunte, Tchaikovsky’s Piano Concerto No. 2, the last movement of Bruch’s Violin Concerto No. 1, and Beethoven’s Symphony No. 7. Gates open at 4:30 p.m. for the annual “Taste of the Stars” wine tasting and an art auction presented by Timberstand Gallery. The wine tasting is complimentary for all concertgoers 21 and older. Concert starts at 7:30 p.m. Fireworks show at dusk. Sunday, 7:30 p.m., War Memorial Field, 855 Ontario St., Sandpoint. $36.95/adults; $10.95/age 18 and younger. (888) 265-4554.

Tuesday Night Music Series This week: Jeremiah Akin. Shows are 5-6:30 p.m., Moscow Food Co-Op, Deli, 121 E. Fifth St., Moscow. Free. (208) 882-8537.

Downtown Coeur d’Alene Concert Series Tuesday, Custer’s Grass Band. The concert venue moves to the Coeur d’Alene Resort Plaza Shops at Third and Sherman during inclement weather. 6-9 p.m., Sherman Square Park, 316 Sherman Ave., Coeur d’Alene. Free. (208) 667-3162.

Rock the Nest Concert Series 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Marshall McLean. Kendall Yards, 1335 W. Summit Parkway. Free.

Live After 5 Concerts Held during the Coeur d’Alene Farmers Market. Wednesday, Riverboat Dave. Concerts held at 5 p.m., downtown Coeur d’Alene.

Apperson Benefit Concert Several local bands are coming together for this all-ages fundraising event: Soldier Slette, Epik Henley, The Fre$hman, Realla - Gorilla, kaneSicc, krown Boy, Cordell Drake and Mista Snipe, krown Royal, M-dub, and Homegrown hits. All proceeds from this event benefit the family of Shawn Apperson, who died in May after saving his family from a fire. Wednesday, 7 p.m., The Hop!, 706 N. Monroe St. Tickets are available in advance at 2001 N. Monroe St. For information, call (509) 218-2836. $5/advance; $10/door; $15/memorial shirts.

Thursday Concerts on the Patio This week: Miss Abbey Trio with jewelry by Bobbie van Loben Sels. All seating is general admission. Lawn chairs or blankets are encouraged. Local food vendors will be on site. Age 21 and older. Thursdays from 5:30-7:30 p.m., Arbor Crest Wine Cellars, Tasting Room patio, 4705 N. Fruit Hill Road, Spokane Valley. Free; table seats guaranteed for $20/table of four; $40/table of eight. (509) 927-9463.

Music in the Garden Sacred Heart concert series held Thursdays at noon. This week: Moonglow. Open to the public. Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center, Faith and Healing Garden, 105 W. Eighth Ave. Free. (509) 474-3008.

Browne’s Addition Concert Series Thursday: Angela Marie Project. 6-8 p.m., Coeur d’Alene Park, Browne’s Addition. Free.

Hayden Concert Series Held during the Farmers Market. Music from 6-8:30 p.m. Thursday, Nu Jack City. Hayden City Park, 8930 N. Government Way, Hayden. Free. (208) 667-3162.

Summer Concerts at Riverstone Park Country Line. Thursday, 6:30-8:00 p.m., Riverstone Park, 1805 W. Tilford Lane, Coeur d’Alene. Free. (208) 292-1629.

Big & Rich The country duo will perform. Thursday, 7 p.m., Coeur d’Alene Casino, 37914 S. Nukwalqw Road, Worley. $50-$60. (800) 325-SEAT.

Brain Festival NW Aug. 16-18. All profits from this three-day outdoor music festival will go to free medical treatments for veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder and traumatic brain injury. Bands performing include: The Bell Hours, Reborn Kingdom, Flying Mammals, Elbow Coulee and Dusty Rhodes. Howell Canyon Estate, 185 Howell Canyon Road, Tonasket, Wash. $10/day; $40/weekend, includes camping.


Belly Dance Hafla- All dancers are invited to watch and perform. Saturday, 6 p.m., Red Lantern Room, 1406 W. Third Ave. Free.


“You Need A Hero” A new superhero will be created each week and save the world with audience suggestions. Friday nights at 8 p.m., Blue Door Theatre, 815 W. Garland Ave. $9/general; $7/students, military, seniors. (509) 747-7045.

“Safari” All Safari shows feature short form improv games based on your suggestions. For information or reservations, call (509) 747-7045 or visit Tickets can also be purchased night of show. Saturday nights at 9 p.m., Blue Door Theatre, 815 W. Garland Ave. $7/all seats.

Goodtymes Comedy Sunday nights at 9 p.m., Goodtymes Bar and Grill, 9214 E. Mission Ave., Spokane Valley. Free. (509) 928-1070.


“Bat Boy” Today and Saturday. This musical comedy is based on a 1992 story in the Weekly World News about a half boy/half bat creature. Bat Boy yearns for acceptance and tries to join society, yet he finds only hatred and violence. Contains adult themes. Performances are at 7:30 p.m. Lake City Playhouse, 1320 E. Garden Ave., Coeur d’Alene. $15. (208) 667-1323.

“Hairspray” Today and Saturday. It’s 1962 in Baltimore, and the lovable plus-size teen Tracy Turnblad has only one desire: to dance on the popular “Corny Collins Show.” When her dream comes true, Tracy is transformed from social outcast to sudden star. She must use her newfound power to dethrone the reigning Teen Queen, win the affections of heartthrob Link Larkin, and integrate a TV network, all without denting her ’do! Today at 7 p.m.; Saturday at 3 and 7 p.m. Bing Crosby Theater, 901 W. Sprague Ave. $12/online; $14/door; $11/ seniors and children age 12 and younger. (509) 487-6540.

“Mining Madness at the Mill” Today-Aug. 25. With her husband in the bullpen prison, Maria must find a way to save her house from the dastardly Bunker Hill and Sullivan mine owner. Performances are Wednesdays-Saturdays at 7 p.m.; Sunday matinees at 2 p.m. Sixth Street Melodrama, 212 Sixth St., Wallace. $10. (208) 752-8871.

“Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged) [Revised]” Today-Sunday. With 50 costume changes and more than a dozen outrageous wigs, three goofy guys perform all of Shakespeare’s plays in under 90 minutes. From “Othello” as a rap to “Titus Andronicus” as a cooking show, this show has something for everybody. Today and Saturday at 7:30 p.m.; matinee at 2 p.m. on Sunday. Interplayers, 174 S. Howard St. $28/adults; $22/seniors; $12/students. (509) 455-7529.

American Musical Theatre Workshop Provides actors and singers with an overview of working in the musical theater world. From choosing your audition piece to audition room etiquette, participants will gain essential knowledge and practical exercises to further develop their career. Participants should bring a memorized musical theater song (32 bars) that will be workshopped in an active and collaborative environment. Saturday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Interplayers Theatre, 174 S. Howard St. $75. (509) 455-7529.

“Church Basement Ladies” Thursday-Sept. 1. A musical comedy about four women who organize food while solving everyone’s problems from the kitchen beneath the House of God. Performances are Wednesdays-Saturdays at 7:30 p.m.; Saturdays-Sundays and Aug. 28 at 2 p.m. Interplayers, 174 S. Howard St. $12-$28. (509) 455-7529.

“9 to 5” Thursday-Aug. 25. Set in the 1970s, three female co-workers concoct a plan to get even with their sexist, egotistical, lying, hypocritical boss. They conspire to take control of their company and learn there’s nothing they can’t do. This musical, with lyrics by Dolly Parton, is a hilarious story of friendship and revenge. Performances are Thursdays-Saturdays at 7:30 p.m.; Sunday matinees at 2 p.m. North Idaho College, 880 W. Garden Avenue, Coeur d’Alene. $42/adult; $38/seniors; $28/child. (208) 769-7780.

“REMIX” Improvisers from Blue Door Theatre and scripted actors from Interplayers Theatre perform together. Thursday, 7:30 p.m., Interplayers, 174 S. Howard St. $15/adult; $12/seniors, military and students; $10/individuals in a group of eight or more. (509) 455-7529.

“Oh, What a Night” A dinner theatre performance of ’50s and ’60s rock ’n roll with Blaine and Duane Coffey. Aug. 16-17 and 23-24, 7:30 p.m., Circle Moon Theater, Highway 211 off of Highway 2, Newport. $25/dinner and show; $12/show only. (208) 448-1294.

“The Hunt for the Pend Oreille Paddler” A comedy by Ben Olsen. Aug. 16-17 and 23-24, 7:30 p.m., Panida Theater, 300 N. First Ave., Sandpoint. $10/advance; $12/at the door. (208) 263-9191.