7 Nights Out

Seven suggestions for the week of October 31, 2014

1: Sir Mix-a-Lot

The Seattle MC and producer of “Baby Got Back” fame comes to the Panhandle for a night of fun on the shores of Lake Pend Oreille.

When: 9 p.m. today

Where: The Hive, 207 N. First St., Sandpoint

Cost: $25 in advance, through TicketsWest, $30 at door

Info: (208) 290-3048 or www.livefromthehive.com/

2: ‘The Women’

Molly Allen, Melody Deatherage, Aubrey Shimek Davis and others star in a one-night-only readers theater story of Manhattan socialites dealing with manners, gossip and interlopers.

When: 7:30 p.m. Saturday

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

Cost: $20

Info: (509) 325-2507 or www.spokanecivictheatre.com/

3: ‘Barn-Aid 2014’

Northwest Opera presents a “hey kids, let’s put on a show” tale, directed by Tim Campbell and written by Fern McMillan. This family-friendly show features area artists singing selections from a wide range of musical genres: opera and operetta to more popular, familiar songs

When: Opens Saturday, Sunday and Nov. 8; showtime at 7:30 p.m. Saturdays and 2 p.m. Sunday.

Where: Bethlehem Lutheran Church, 2715 S. Ray St.

Cost: $10 at the door or reserve by phone

Info: (509) 327-3598

4: Spokane Symphony SuperPops 2: Sergio Mendes

The Spokane Symphony will set the stage for a hot night of jazz, samba and American and Brazilian pop by the Bossa Nova kingpin, Grammy-winning, Oscar-nominated pianist-composer Sergio Mendes.

When: 8 p.m. Saturday

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

Cost: $26-$62, through the Fox box office, (509) 624-1200, the symphony website or through TicketsWest

Info: (509) 624-1200 or www.spokanesymphony.org.

5: The Charlie Daniels Band

Legendary country performer has done it all – recorded the smash hit “The Devil Went Down to Georgia,” played the Grand Old Opry, won Grammies and other major awards, and been inducted to the Musicians Hall of Fame and Museum.

When: 7:30 p.m. Sunday

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

Cost: $45-$65, through the casino box office

Info: (509) 481-6700 or www.northernquest.com

6: Lewis Black:

Grammy-winning stand-up comedian, one of the most prolific and popular performers working today, brings his act to town.

When: 7 p.m. Sunday

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

Cost: $39.50-$65, through TicketsWest

Info: www.bestofbroadway spokane.com

7: Tech N9ne

Popular hip-hop star returns to Spokane, with Krizz Kaliko in tow.

When: 8 p.m. today

Where: Knitting Factory, 919 W. Sprague Ave.

Cost: $30, through Ticketweb

Info: sp.knittingfactory.com