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7 Nights Out

1   Koresh Dance Company

Renowned for their powerful stage presence and high-energy style, this Philadelphia group of 10 dancers has been hailed a vital force to both national and international stages. They return to North Idaho for the second straight year, sponsored by the Jacklin Arts and Cultural Center.

When: 6 p.m. Saturday

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

Cost: $20 adults, $15 students, through the JACC

Info:, (208) 457-8950

2  Spokane Symphony

In “Celebrating Strauss – The Beginning and The End,” the Spokane Symphony honors one of the great German composers, Richard Strauss, with works from the beginning and end of his career, as well as “Also Sprach Zarathustra,” a tone poem composed early in his career and used by Stanley Kubrick in “2001: A Space Odyssey.” His “Four Last Songs,” a farewell to a golden era, will be sung by acclaimed soprano Amber Wagner. Eckart Preu conducts.

When: 8 p.m. Saturday, 3 p.m. Sunday

Where: Martin Woldson Theater at The Fox, 1001 W. Sprague Ave.

Cost: $15-$54, through the Fox box office or TicketsWest

Info: or (509) 624-1200

3  Comedian Jerry Seinfeld

America’s premier comedian will be performing his signature stand-up routine. Seinfeld has been hailed for his uncanny ability to joke about the little things in life that relate to audiences everywhere. With opener Larry Miller.

When: 7:30 p.m. Saturday

Where: Beasley Performing Arts Coliseum, Washington State University, Pullman

Cost: $76.50, through TicketsWest


4  Air Supply

Graham Russell and Russell Hitchcock became instant friends with their common love for The Beatles and, of course, singing. After seven top-five singles included on albums “Lost in Love,” “The One That You Love,” “Now & Forever,” and “The Greatest Hits,” their simple yet majestic songs create unique sounds and lasting memories. Age 16 and younger must be accompanied by an adult.

When: 7:30 p.m. Sunday

Where: Northern Quest Resort & Casino, Pend Oreille Pavilion, 100 N. Hayford Road, Airway Heights

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

Info: (877) 871-6772 or

5  Shrine Circus

Tigers, elephants, acrobats, daredevils and clowns in an old-fashioned Big Top Circus. Opens its four-day run on Thursday.

When: 7 p.m. Thursday; 3 and 7 p.m. April 18; 11 a.m., 3 and 7 p.m. April 19; and 1 and 5 p.m. April 20

Where: Spokane Valley Mall, 14740 E. Indiana Ave.

Cost: $10 general seating, $15 reserved, $25 VIP, available online or at the gate.

Info: (509) 747-0132 or

6  George Winston

World-renowned pianist will perform a benefit concert. Reservations are strongly encouraged.

When: 2 p.m. Sunday

Where: Cutter Theatre, 302 Park St., Metaline Falls, Wash.

Cost: $20

Info: (509) 446-4108 or

Note: Winston’s Wednesday show at the Coeur d’Alene Kroc Center is sold out.

7   Northwest Guitar Festival 2014

Annual event, now in its 23rd year, runs through Sunday in various locations.

When: Friday at Eastern Washington University, Music Building Auditorium: noon, James Reid, founder of the Northwest Guitar Festival and the director of the guitar program at the University of Idaho; 2 p.m., 2014 Competition Semi-Final, showcasing the 19 up and coming guitarists representing six states; 7:30 p.m., Michael Partington, who has released six CDs and directs the guitar program at the University of Washington. Saturday: at Spokane Falls Community College, 3410 W. Fort George Wright Drive: 7:30 p.m., Mak Grgic, 26-year-old virtuoso who recently took first prize at the guitar competition Luigi Mozzani in Italy. Sunday: at Holy Names Music Center, McNally Hall, 3910 W. Custer Drive: 1 p.m., David Feingold, guitar professor at Western Washington University; 4 p.m., Giacomo Fiore, who has performed and premiered new compositions around the world.

Cost: Noon performance by James Reid and 2 p.m. semifinals at EWU, and 3 p.m. finals at SFCC, are free; all other concerts are $20 each

Info: (509) 326-9516

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