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St. Joseph’s Summer Concert Series Classical music. With guitarists Jacob Johnson, Jerry Lemon and Jeff Heatwole. Today, noon-1 p.m., St. Joseph Family Center, 1016 N. Superior St. Free. (509) 483-6495.

Friday Night Music Series Free music concerts. No-Li Brewhouse beers available for purchase. Today: Kevin Schibel; and Aug. 7: Wyatt Wood. 6-8 p.m., Manito Park Bench, 1928 S. Tekoa St. Free. (509) 456-4349.

Red Lion Summer Concert Series Doors open at 5 p.m. All ages are welcome. Today: Nicole Lewis; Saturday: Pine League. 6 p.m., Red Lion Hotel at the Park, 303 W. North River Drive. Free. (509) 326-8000.

Rathdrum Concert Series Today: Shiner playing ’60s, ’70s and ’80s rock; and Aug. 7, Master Class Big Band, a big band swing orchestra. 6-8:30 p.m., Rathdrum City Park, 15456 N. Latah Road, Rathdrum. Free. (208) 667-3162.

Coeur d’Alene Symphony Orchestra Special performance at Art on the Green. Saturday, noon, North Idaho College, 1000 W. Garden Ave., Coeur d’Alene. Free. (208) 660-2958.

Heart Beats A summer concert fundraiser and bocce ball tournament, presented by Every Child’s Place. Enjoy dinner, live music, beer from RiverCity Brewery, wine from Left Bank Wine Bar, desserts by Batch Bakeshop and other adult treats. Saturday, 4 p.m., Rosehurst Garden, 7527 N. Market St. $25-$60. (509) 315-4845.

John Nilsen Award-winning concert pianist has appeared with Jose Feliciano, Jesse Colin Young, David Foster, Alex De Grassi, Kenny G and many others. Sunday, 4 p.m., Spokane Valley United Methodist Church, 115 N. Raymond Road. Free. (509) 924-7262.

Downtown Coeur d’Alene Concert Series Native Sun playing rock and country rock. Inclement weather moves concert to the Coeur d’Alene Resort Plaza Shops at Third and Sherman. Tuesday, 6-8:30 p.m., Sherman Square Park, 316 Sherman Ave., Coeur d’Alene. Free. (208) 667-3162.

Opera on a Summer’s Eve Dawn Wolski, soprano; Christina Kowalski, soprano; Christopher Pfund, tenor; Aaron St. Claire Nicholson, baritone; Mateusz Wolski, violin; David Demand, accompanist; and Marlo Faulkner, producer/mistress of ceremonies present three sets of mostly Italian opera as a benefit for the Jacklin Arts and Cultural Center. Tuesday, 7:30 p.m., Jacklin Arts and Cultural Center, 405 N. William St., Post Falls. $40/adults; $35/students, seniors and military. (208) 457-8950.

Floating Crowbar Spokane-based multi-instrumentalists Don Thomsen and James Hunter have joined guitarist Rick Rubin and fiddler Morgan Andersen and play a high energy mix of Irish instrumental music and songs drawn from traditional and contemporary sources. Wednesday, 6:30 p.m., Argonne Library, 4322 N. Argonne Road, Millwood. Free. (509) 893-8260.

Browne’s Addition Summer Concert Series Kari Marguerite and the 76th playing jazz. Thursday, 6-8 p.m., Coeur d’Alene Park, Browne’s Addition, 2195 W. Second Ave. Free.

Summer Concerts at Riverstone Park Angela Marie Project plays rock, rhythm and funk. Thursday, 6-8 p.m., Riverstone Park, 1805 W. Tilford Lane, Coeur d’Alene. Free. (208) 292-1629.

Hayden Concert Series Strictly Country. Thursday, 6-8:30 p.m., Hayden City Park, 8930 N. Government Way, Hayden. Free. (208) 667-3162.

The Festival at Sandpoint Thursday, Arlo Guthrie with Jonathan Brooke; Aug. 7, Ziggy Marley with Maw Band, “The Fly Rasta Tour.” Both concerts at 7:30 p.m., War Memorial Field, 855 Ontario St., Sandpoint. Ticket prices vary. (888) 265-4554.

Dance

Belly Dancing Friday nights at 5 p.m., Red Dragon Downtown, 1406 W. Third Ave. (509) 838-6688.

Argentine Tango Dance Lessons Lesson begins at 7 p.m., dance from 8 to 10 p.m. Beginners welcome. Thursday, German American Hall, 25 W. Third St. $5. (509) 456-2542.

Comedy

Live Comedy Friday nights at 8 p.m., Red Dragon Downtown, 1406 W. Third Ave. (509) 838-6688.

“Expedition” A summer of improvised fun for the whole family. Friday nights at 8 p.m., Blue Door Theatre, 815 W. Garland Ave. $7. (509) 747-7045.

“Safari: A Wild Improv Adventure” Featuring short-form improv games based off of your suggestions. Saturday, 9 p.m., Blue Door Theatre, 815 W. Garland Ave. $7. (509) 747-7045.

Theater

“My Alma Martyr” Opossum State College Class of 1938 celebrates its 10-year reunion. The event is, however, marred by tragedy. Presented by Coeur d’Alene Murder Mystery Theatre. Reservations are requested. Today, 6-9 p.m., Coeur d’Alene Cellars, 3890 N. Schreiber Way, Coeur d’Alene. $35/per person. (208) 664-2336.

“The Devil And Billy Markham” Shel Silverstein’s one-act play, which first appeared as a six-part epic poem, tells the story of Billy Markham, an unforgettable character who never met a bet he didn’t take, including for his very own soul. Today, 7:30 p.m., Chateau Rive at the Flour Mill, 621 W. Mallon Ave. $15-$20. (509) 795-2030.

“Edges” The Washington State University School of Music presents a contemporary musical about young people on the verge of adulthood. Performances are today and Saturday at 8 p.m., Washington State University, Bryan Hall Theatre, Wilson at Library Road, Pullman. $15/general; $10/students and seniors. (509) 335-4331.

“Tikki Tikki Tembo” Today-Sunday. A Chinese boy with a long name falls into a well. The boy’s younger brother saves him and meets many colorful characters along the way. Based on the 1968 picture book. Performances are today and Saturday at 7 p.m.; and Sunday at 2 p.m., Liberty Lake Community Theatre, 22910 E. Appleway Ave., Suite 1, Liberty Lake. $12. (509) 342-2055.

“Cupids” Today-Sunday. Empire Theatre Company presents an original romantic comedy. Performances are today and Saturday at 7:30 p.m.; and Sunday at 2 p.m., Stage Left, 108 W. Third Ave. $10. (509) 638-6193.

“Romeo and Juliet” Today-Sunday. Moscow Art Theatre (Too) presents Shakespeare’s greatest romantic tragedy. Performances are today at 7:30 p.m., Saturday at 2 and 7:30 p.m., and Sunday at 2 p.m., Kenworthy Performing Arts Centre, 508 S. Main Street, Moscow. $12/general; $8/student. (208) 882-4127.

“The Little Prince” Today-Aug. 8. Idaho Repertory Theatre presents a stage adaptation of Antoine de Saint-Exupery’s beloved classic. Performances are Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 p.m.; and Sundays at 2 p.m., University of Idaho Hartung Theatre, 625 Stadium Drive, Moscow. $5-$15. (208) 885-6465.

“Assassins” Today-Aug. 9. This musical transcends time as assassins justify their actions with wit, humor and a sense of understanding. Contains adult themes and language. Performances are Thursdays-Saturdays at 7:30 p.m.; and Sundays at 2 p.m., The Modern Theater Coeur d’Alene, 1320 E. Garden Ave., Coeur d’Alene. $17-$25. (208) 676-7529.

“The Vampire Who Loved in Vein or One Monster of a Melodrama” Today-Aug. 23. Will Count Guano infiltrate the Frankenbein’s castle, stealing the family secret? Performances are Wednesdays-Saturdays at 7 p.m.; and Sundays at 2 p.m., Sixth Street Melodrama, 212 Sixth St., Wallace. $10. (208) 752-8871.

“Shrek the Musical” Thursday-Aug. 23. Coeur d’Alene Professional Summer Theatre presents charming tale about an ogre, a princess, a donkey and whole lot of fairy tale creatures. Performances are Thursdays-Fridays at 7:30 p.m.; Saturdays at 2 and 7:30 p.m.; and Sundays at 2 p.m., Salvation Army Kroc Center, 1765 W. Golf Course Drive, Coeur d’Alene. $49/adults; $42/seniors; $27/children. (208) 660-2958.

“Twelfth Night” Thursday-Aug. 16. The Modern Theater and Eastern Washington University present the Shakespearean comedy of love lines crossed and mistaken identity. Performances are Thursdays-Saturdays at 7:30 p.m.; and Sunday at 2 p.m., The Modern Theater Spokane, 174 S. Howard St. $20-$24. (509) 455-7529.

Looking ahead

Blue Waters Bluegrass Festival Aug. 7-9. More information is available at www.bluewatersbluegrass.org. Waterfront Park, 1386 S. Lefevre St., Medical Lake. $20/Friday; $35/Saturday; $25/Sunday; $50/all three days; children 12 and younger admitted free.

Aftival Concert Series Funky Meters, a blend of high energy funk, blues and new dance grooves with a New Orleans vibe. Aug. 7, 10 p.m., the Hive, 207 N. First St., Sandpoint. $40/concert; $120/four concert series. (800) 325-SEAT.

Lynyrd Skynyrd with the Marshall Tucker Band Part of the annual Pepsi Outdoor Summer Concerts series. Aug. 7, 7:30 p.m., Northern Quest Resort & Casino, outdoor stage, 100 N. Hayford Road, Airway Heights. $45-$75. (509) 481-6700.

The Jets Aug. 7, 8 p.m., Clearwater River Casino, 17500 Nez Perce Road. $29-$441. (208) 746-0723.

“The Mafia Murders” Presented by Coeur d’Alene Murder Mystery Theatre. Aug. 7, 6-9 p.m., Coeur d’Alene Cellars, 3890 N. Schreiber Way, Coeur d’Alene. $35/per person. (208) 664-2336.

“The Addams Family” Aug. 7-Aug. 15. Presented by CYT Spokane. Performances are Fridays at 7 p.m.; Saturdays at 3 and 7 p.m., Bing Crosby Theater, 901 W. Sprague Ave. $14/general; $13/age 12 and younger and seniors. (800) 325-SEAT.

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