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Wednesday, May 15, 2019

The M Show coming to the Cracker Building May 23-24



The M Show, hosted by Spokane Symphony concertmaster, Mateusz Wolski is coming to the Cracker Building, Thursday and Friday, May 23-24 at 8pm. Special guest is The Hillyard hammer, boxer Chauncey Welliver. This edition focuses on all things percussion, with instruments that crash, bang, beat, strike and knock.

The Washington Cracker Company Building is located at 304 W Pacific. Tickets available at the Box Office of Martin Woldson Theater at The Fox, or by calling 509-624-1200, or at www.ticketswest.com or 800-325-SEAT.


Spring Folly Exhibit at the Art Spirit Gallery in CdA


Bubba by Jeff Weir

The Art Spirit Gallery at 415 Sherman in downtown Coeur d'Alene presents Spring Folly, a show by four artists, Jeff Weir (artwork above), Shelle Lindholm, Kathy Gale and Kelsey Bowen. The show runs now through Saturday, June 8. The gallery is open from 11-6, seven days a week.

For more information, visit theartspiritgallery.com.


NW Bach Festival begins May 25



The Annual Northwest BachFest presented by Connoisseur Concerts, features their second BachFest week of the year, with performances on Saturday, May 25 through Tuesday, May 28 in selected venues.

Great Scott! A Scott Joplin Celebration with Richard Dowling, piano. A play-list of music showcasing and celebrating the timeless music of Scott Joplin, master of Ragtime including music from The Sting.
Saturday, May 25, 7:30pm - Barrister Winery, 1213 W Railroad Ave, Spokane
Sunday, May 26, 5pm - Pend d'Oreille Winery, 30 Cedar Street, Sandpoint

An Evening of Classics for Cello and Piano with Artistic Director and 2017 Grammy-Award Winning Cellist Zuill Bailey and Richard Dowling, piano. The program includes works by Boccherini, Beethoven, Rachmaninov, Brahms and Chopin.
Tuesday, May 28, 7:30pm - Barrister Winery, 1213 W. Railroad Avenue, Spokane

For more concert information, visit nwbachfest.com. Tickets available at brownpapertickets.com.


Hennessey Funeral Home Memorial Day Celebration

Hennessey Funeral Home at 2203 North Division is having a Memorial Day event, Sunday, May 26 and Monday, May 27, 9am to 5pm each day, honoring and celebrating our Veterans and our loved ones. The celebration is in the spirit of the King of Rock 'n' Roll starring Ben 'Presley' Klein and the Zonky Jazz Band performing some of the Elvis' greatest hits. 3 shows, Sunday at 1pm, and Monday at 1 and 3pm.

Plus, more entertainment from the Brass Works Band, TnT, and a Steel Drum performance by Taylor Belote. There will be Veterans Memorabilia, a Working Railroad, Joe Bruce's NASA Space Display as well as The Hassie Club classic and antique car show. There's no cost, and there will be plenty of coffee, cookies, popcorn, plus hot-dogs mid-day.


Art Garfunkel at the Fox tomorrow

Fox Presents an intimate evening with the legendary Art Garfunkel, tomorrow, Thursday, May 16 at 7:30pm. Art Garfunkel has made an indelible mark on the music world as both a solo artist and half of the unrivaled folk-rock duo, Simon & Garfunkel.

Tickets available at the Box Office, or by calling 509-624-1200, or at www.ticketswest.com or 800-325-SEAT.


William Shatner at First Interstate Center this Friday

Captain Kirk, also known as William Shatner, will be live at the First Interstate Center this Friday, May 17, 7:30pm for a showing of The Wrath of Khan. After the movie he will take the stage for a presentation and answer questions from the audience.

Tickets available at www.ticketswest.com or 800-325-SEAT.


Inland Northwest Opera presents The Toy Shop beginning May 19



Inland Northwest Opera presents 'The Toy Shop,' a charming fable about a toymaker, two of his doll creations Paul and Pauline, and a magician who wants to steal them. The mechanical dolls wish they were real and discover that 'love is the key' that brings them to life.

Performances are:
Sunday, May 19, 4pm - First Presbyterian Church, Coeur d'Alene
Tuesday, May 21, 1pm - Coeur d'Alene Public Library
Saturday, June 1, 3pm - West Central Community Center, Spokane

The shows are free to the public. For more information, visit inlandnwopera.com.

This week's music at Arbor Crest

This week's concerts as part of Arbor Crest's Summer Concert Series: Thursday, May 16 at the Tasting Room Stage, Mark Holt performs blues-jazz-Americana-country. Music runs from 5:30-7:30, $6 admission. On Sunday, May 19, the Martini Brothers, featuring Classic Top 40 hits, at the Main Stage from 5:30-7:30. $12 admission.

Visit arborcrest.com for more details.

Carrie Underwood at the Arena May 22



American Idol and Grammy Award winning artist, Carrie Underwood is coming to the Spokane Arena on Wednesday, May 22 at 7pm as part of the Cry Pretty Tour 360 with Maddie and Tae Runaway June.

Tickets available at www.ticketswest.com or 800-325-SEAT.

Sammie Eubanks at Barrister Winery today

Today, Wednesday, May 15, it's Sammie Eubanks performing at Barrister Winery, 1213 W Railroad Ave. Music runs from 5-9pm. For reservations, call 509-465-3591. In the event of inclement weather, the concert will be moved indoors.

Dozer Day this Saturday at Cabela's



Dozer Day is an annual, community event hosted by the excavation industry to give kids an opportunity to operate heavy construction equipment and enjoy many other excavation-related activities. Kids stand in awe as they hop into the cab of excavators, dozers and backhoes and drive! This Saturday, May 18 from 11am-4pm at Cabela's in Post Falls, ID. Hosted by Dozer Day, Eastern WA, North ID.

Tickets available at www.brownpapertickets.com (service fees apply), or tickets can be purchased in advance at Cabela's. For ticket prices and more information, call 208-777-6300.

KPBX Free Kids' Concert Musicfest NW Live Broadcast May 15-17

Many talented local music students will be participating in Spokane Public Radio's 2019 Musicfest Northwest Festival. Performers selected by festival adjudicators will perform live in the SPR Performance Studio Wednesday, May 15 through Friday, May 17 from 10am-noon. You can stop by the station or listen live at KPBX 91.1 FM during Morning Classical with Verne Windham. The station is located at 1229 N Monroe Street. No charge for admission to the station.

Musicfest Northwest is a regional weeklong adjudicated festival of performances by young musicians, artists, and dancers on the campus of Gonzaga University. Over 1500 young performers are part of Musicfest Northwest every year and it is considered to be the largest festival of its kind in the United States.

In addition to the SPR broadcasts, winners of the festival's Brass, Flute, Guitar, Piano, Reed, String and Voice Divisions will perform with the Spokane Symphony today, Wednesday, May 15, 7:30pm at The Martin Woldson Theatre at the Fox. Instrumental, vocal, and dance performers selected by adjudicators will also perform at the Festival Highlights concert on Friday, May 17 at 7:30pm. Both concerts will be hosted by SPR's Verne Windham. Free admission. For more information, visit spokanepublicradio.org or www.foxtheaterspokane.org.


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