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7 Nights Out

1: Cab Calloway  Orchestra

Originally based at Harlem’s famed Cotton Club, Cab Calloway and his band were at the heart of the American jazz movement of the 1930s and ’40s. His grandson, Calloway Brooks, now leads the legendary band and delivers both the authentic sound of a hot jazz orchestra and the snazzy stage style that the original Cab Calloway was known for. Will you hear “Minnie the Moocher”? We’d bet on it.

When: 7:30 p.m. Saturday

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

Cost: $35-$45, through the casino box office

Info: (509) 481-6700 or

2: ‘Dr. Seuss’

Max the Dog narrates as the mean and scheming Grinch, whose heart is “two sizes too small,” decides to steal Christmas away from the holiday-loving Whos. Featuring the classic songs “You’re a Mean One, Mr. Grinch” and “Welcome Christmas,” in addition to new material.

When: Continues today at 1, 4 and 7 p.m., Saturday at 11 a.m., 2 and 7 p.m., and Sunday at 2 p.m.

Where: INB Performing Arts Center, 334 W. Spokane Falls Blvd.

Cost: $27.50-$72.50, through TicketsWest


3: ‘Shatner’s  World’

William Shatner brings stories from his life to Spokane in his acclaimed one-man show. Presented by West Coast Entertainment.

When: 7:30 p.m. Thursday

Where: INB Performing Arts Center, 334 W. Spokane Falls Blvd.

Cost: $42.50-$177.50, available through TicketsWest

Info: www.bestofbroadway

4: Eric  Hutchinson

Singer-songwriter is on tour in support of his fifth album, “Pure Fiction.” Tristan Prettyman is the opener.

When: 8 p.m. Saturday

Where: Knitting Factory, 919 W. Sprague Ave.

Cost: $20, through Ticketweb


5: Celtic Woman

All-female vocal ensemble performs a mix of Celtic, new age, and adult contemporary music and features Máiréad Nesbitt, Lisa Lambre, Susan McFadden, Máiréad Carlin and Lynn Hilary. The show will include performances of new material, traditional favorites and songs from their chart-topping Christmas albums and DVDs.

When: 7 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday

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

Cost: $45-$75, through the casino box office

Info: (509) 481-6700 http://www.northern

6: ‘I Remember  Christmas’

Ellen Travolta and friends present a new holiday musical revue. Directed by Troy Nickerson, the show stars Jack Bannon, Patrick Treadway, Margaret Travolta, Katherine Strohmaier and Ellen Travolta. Reserved cabaret-style seating. Purchase tickets at or toll free to (844) 257-9047.

When: Today through Dec. 21; shows are Thursdays-Saturdays at 7:30 p.m. and Sundays at 5 p.m.

Where: Coeur d’Alene Resort, 115 S. Second St., Coeur d’Alene

Cost: $25, through the resort business office

Info: (844) 257-9047 or

7: ‘The  Nutcracker’

The State Street Ballet of Santa Barbara, California, 75 dancers from local studios and the Spokane Symphony team up to present this holiday favorite.

When: Thursday through Dec. 7; showtimes are Friday and Saturday at 7:30 p.m. with matinees Saturday and Sunday at 2 p.m.

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

Cost: $25-$75 for adults, $12.50-$30 for children, through the Fox box office, the Spokane Symphony website or TicketsWest

Info: (509) 624-1200 or http://spokane

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