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Spokane, Washington  Est. May 19, 1883

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1 “Bash: LaBute in Spokane” 7:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, 2 p.m. Sundays, through Oct. 19, Stage Left, 108 W. 3rd Ave. Performances of “Medea Redux,” a haunting modern American version of the Greek tragedy, and “Gaggle of Saints,” the unwrapping of the darker side of human weakness and frailty hidden under the veil of American religious conservatism and affluence. Followed by staging of LaBute’s “The Shape of Things” at 7:30 p.m. Monday and Oct. 13. (509) 838-9727. Admission: $10 for “Madea”/“Gaggle,” $5 for “The Shape of Things”

2 Custer’s 39th Annual Fall Antique and Collectors Sale 4-9 p.m. today, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday, and 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday, Spokane County Fair and Expo Center, 404 N. Havana St., Spokane Valley. More than 150 dealers with antiques to purchase in all price ranges. (509) 924-0588 Admission: $6 (good all weekend), free for ages 12 and younger

3 Spokane Renaissance Faire 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, 20424 N. Dunn Road, Green Bluff. Actors, minstrels, dancers and storytellers help set the stage for an English Renaissance fair, circa 1545, in 2014 America. Two jousts presented by the Jousting Alliance of Washington State, along with equestrian games, sword fighting, dancing, bocce ball, Renaissance dancing and more. (509) 879-4006. Admission: $10/adults; $8/students and seniors; $5/youth; free/age 5 and younger and military, firefighters, law enforcement, teachers and Scouts with ID

4 Downtown Murals Walking Tour 2 p.m. Saturday, downtown Spokane. Throughout the summer, muralists added a splash of color and life to five underpasses throughout downtown Spokane. These downtown mural teams will lead a tour starting at 2 p.m. from the Mobile Mural location (Third Avenue and Division Street) to all five murals (Division, Howard, Wall, Cedar and Maple). The tour concludes at River City Brewery and Rocket Bakery. Part of the Create Spokane series. (509) 321-9614 Admission: FREE

5 Pete Fromm 7 p.m. Saturday, Auntie’s Bookstore, 402 W. Main Ave. Montana author will read from and sign copies of his latest book, “If Not For This.” In the book, Fromm – a four-time winner of the Pacific Northwest Booksellers Award – writes about Northwest river rafters who fall in love, marry, and battle the ups and downs of life through sickness and in health, in good times and bad. (509) 838-0206 Admission: FREE

6 3 Minute Mic 7 p.m. today, Auntie’s Bookstore, 402 W. Main Ave. Poetry open mic, held every first Friday at 7 p.m. This month will feature Rajah Bose as the “Remember the Word” reader. Bose is known as a photographer and as a member of the hip-hop band Flying Spiders. Come read your own poetry, someone else’s or just sit back and enjoy being a part of Spokane’s thriving live poetry scene. 3 Minute Mic is open to all ages, though be aware that content is never censored. (509) 838-0206. Admission: FREE

7 Sunny Sweeney, JT Hodges, Dean Alexander and Jessica Ridley, 7:45 p.m. Saturday, the Knitting Factory, 919 W. Sprague Ave. A country-tinged Next Big Thing concert for all ages. Admission: FREE (tickets required, and are available at Music Corner inside Pawn 1 on North Division and in Hayden on Government Way)

8 WSU Jazz Big Band Concert 8 p.m. Tuesday, Washington State University, Kimbrough Concert Hall, Pullman. Featuring Fulbright scholar, guest composer and trumpeter Daniel Barry joining the WSU Jazz Big Band to perform three of his compositions: “Ancestors,” “Dreamcatcher” and “St. Cecilia’s Day.” (509) 335-4148. Admission: FREE

9 Godhunter 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, The Hop!, 706 N. Monroe St. A night of metal music with Godhunter, Sorxe and Children of Atom. (509) 368-4077. Admission: FREE

10 Hillstomp 8 p.m. Wednesday, the Bartlett, 228 W. Sprague Ave. A night of blues. Hillstomp is joined by Spokane favorite Folkinception. (509) 747-2174. Admission: $10 in advance