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7 Nights Out

1: Bloomsday

Whether you run, walk, wheel or watch, Bloomsday is one of Spokane’s most popular events.

When: Starts at 9 a.m. Sunday

Where: Starts on Riverside Avenue between Post and Lincoln streets; finishes at the Monroe Street Bridge. Prime viewing on Doomsday Hill, aka Pettet Drive.

Cost: $35


2: ‘Sylvia’

When Greg brings home a stray dog named Sylvia, an interesting love triangle ensues.

When: Today through May 23; shows are 7:30 p.m. Thursdays through Saturdays, and 2 p.m. May 10 and 17. No show on May 16.

Where: Spokane Civic Theatre, 1020 N. Howard St.

Tickets: $22

Info: (509) 325-2507 or

3: ‘The Musical Comedy Murders of 1940’

This sidesplitting comedy pokes fun at the more ridiculous aspects of show biz and the corny thrillers of Hollywood. Characters dropping in plain sight and bodies being pulled off stage will have you guessing who the Stage Door Slasher truly is.

When: Today through May 17, shows are 7:30 p.m. Thursdays through Saturdays, and 2 p.m. Sundays

Where: The Modern Theater Coeur d’Alene, 1320 E. Garden Ave., Coeur d’Alene

Tickets: $13-$21

Info: (208) 676-7529 or

4: ‘The Underpants’

A satire about Louise and Theo Markes, a couple whose conservative existence is shattered when Louise’s bloomers fall down in public.

When: Today through May 17, shows are Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 p.m.; and Sundays at 2 p.m.

Where: Ignite! Theatre, 10814 E. Broadway Ave., Spokane Valley

Tickets: $10-$15

Info: (509) 795-0004 or

5: Fifth annual

Annual fundraiser to support children with autism, featuring Sammy Eubanks, Elijah and The Tufnel’s, Karrie O’Neill and Friends for Isaac Band

When: 7 p.m. Saturday

Where: Knitting Factory, 919 W. Sprague Ave.

Tickets: $15


6: Free comic book weekend

Get free comic books, have your photos taken with costumed superheroes, enter costume contests and more at area comic book shops.

MERLYN’S: 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, 19 W. Main Ave., (509) 624-0957

Comic book shop : Saturday, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m., 4750 N. Division St. (NorthTown), (509) 487-4175; or 11 a.m. to 7 p.m., 3207 N. Division St., (509) 326-7018. Bring a canned food donation and get an extra free comic book.

Cost: Free

7: Ladies First!

Spokane’s Mattie Sobotka, Seattle’s Kelsey Cook and Portland’s Susan Rice will take the stage in the first installment of the Bada Bing Comedy Series.

When: 8 p.m. today

Where: Bing Crosby Theater, 901 W. Sprague Ave.

Tickets: $20, available through TicketsWest.


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