1: First Friday
About two dozen stores, restaurants and bars will open their doors to the arts tonight for the monthly First Friday event. For a complete list of shows and venues, see page C16.
When: 5 to 8 p.m. today
Where: Downtown Spokane; for a map of venues, visit www.downtownspokane.org/ first-friday-map.php
Cost: Admission is free
2: Buddy Guy
Legendary blues guitarist Buddy Guy has a brand new record – his 28th – that was released less than two weeks ago. His “Born to Play Guitar” tour will head to Spokane next week. Along for the ride is Quinn Sullivan, the 15-year-old blues prodigy who first came to national attention at age 6 on “The Ellen DeGeneres Show.”
When: 7:30 p.m. Tuesday
Where: Martin Woldson Theater at the Fox, 1001 W. Sprague Ave.
Cost: $43-$88, through the Fox box office, online at href=”www.martinwoldsontheatre.com “>www.martinwoldsontheatre.com or any TicketsWest outlet
Info: (509) 624-1200
3: ‘Dancing with the Stars Live!’
Season 20 winner Rumer Willis will join the “Perfect 10 Tour,” along with all-stars champion Melissa Rycroft and Witney Carson, Valetin Chmerkovskiv, Peta Mergatroyd, Artem Chigvintsev, Emma Slater, Jenna Johnson, Alan Bersten, Britany Cherry, Sasha Farber and Keo Motsepe.
When: 7:30 p.m. Wednesday
Where: INB Performing Arts Center, 334 W. Spokane Falls Blvd.
Cost: $45-$69.50 through TicketsWests
4: July Fourth Celebration
Discounted day passes for park attractions, pie and hotdog eating contests, entertainment, capped by fireworks on Saturday night. Riverfront Park’s celebration is one of many in the region. See a list of them on Page C4.
WHEN: Today through Sunday; fireworks start around 10 p.m. Saturday.
Where: Riverfront Park, 507 N. Howard St.
Cost: $11 for discounted day passes
Info: (509) 625-6600
5: Great Balls of Fire: Live!
Lance Lipinsky channels Jerry Lee Lewis in this tribute to 1950s rock ’n’ roll.
When: 7 p.m. today
Where: Coeur d’Alene Casino, Chinook Meadows, 37914 S. Nukwalqw Road, Worley
Cost: $20, through TicketsWest
Info: (800) 523-2464
6: ‘Singin’ in the Rain’
The beloved movie musical comes to the stage with Coeur d’Alene Summer Theatre’s latest production.
When: Thursday through July 26; performances are Thursdays-Fridays at 7:30 p.m.; Saturdays at 2 and 7:30 p.m.; and Sundays at 2 p.m.
Where: Salvation Army Kroc Center, 1765 W. Golf Course Drive, Coeur d’Alene
Cost: $49 adults; $42 seniors; $27 children through the CST box office or website
Info: (208) 660-2958 or http://cdasummertheatre.com/
Seattle-based singer-songwriter returns to the dry side with fellow singer-songwriter Dave Hause in a tour that opens in Spokane. Along for the ride is special guest Chris Farren.
When: 8 p.m. Thursday
Where: The Bartlett, 228 W. Sprague Ave.
Cost: $15 advance, $18 day of show, through the Bartlett.
Info: (509) 747-2174 or thebartlettspokane.com.