Built to Spill
One of the most popular indie rock acts of the ’90s, Boise-based Built to Spill is touring behind the band’s most recent record, 2015’s “Untethered Moon.” Opening act is Toy Zoo.
Wednesday: 8 p.m.
Where: Knitting Factory, 919 W. Sprague Ave.
Cost: $22 advance, $24 day of show, through Ticketweb
Team Jeremy Pargo will take on Team Dan Dickau during Hoopfest weekend. There will be a full 5-on-5 game, skills challenge, 3-point contest and a slam dunk contest. Meet players afterward at Hopfest, featuring fan favorites from premier breweries.
Friday: Doors open at 5 p.m., game at 7 p.m., Hopfest at 9 p.m.
Where: Spokane Convention Center, 334 W. Spokane Falls Blvd.
Cost: $10 for the game or $15 for game and Hopfest, through TicketsWest
“Star Wars: The Force Awakens”
Three decades after the defeat of the Galactic Empire, a new threat arises. The First Order attempts to rule the galaxy and only a ragtag group of heroes can stop them, along with the help of the Resistance. Rated PG-13. Features live entertainment and trivia before the show and food vendors.
Wednesday: Seating opens at 7 p.m., movie at dusk. Outside food and nonalcoholic beverages are permitted. Well-behaved dogs are welcome.
Where: Riverfront Park, Lilac Bowl, 507 N. Howard St. (just east of the Clocktower)
Cost: $5 general, free ages 5 and younger
Info: (509) 625-6601 or epiceap.com/spokane-outdoor-movies
“The Gin Game”
Ed Bryan and Kathie Doyle-Lipe star as Weller Martin and Fonsia Dorsey, two elderly residents at a nursing home, strike up an acquaintance over the game of gin rummy. While playing their games of gin, they engage in lengthy conversations about their families and their lives in the outside world. Gradually, each conversation becomes a battle, much like the ongoing gin games.
When: Continues through Sunday; performances are 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and 2 p.m. Sunday.
Where: Stage Left, 108 W. Third Ave.
Info: (509) 838-9727 or spokanestageleft.org
Tangledroots Hip-Hop Dance Competition
Two-on-two break dance battle featuring Northwest area break dancers. Competitors will be judged on choreography and originality.
Wednesday: 7:30 p.m.
Where: Bing Crosby Theater, 901 W. Sprague Ave.
Cost: $17, through TicketsWest
The stand-up comedian has appeared on the “Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon” twice, “Conan” four times and had his own “Comedy Central Presents.” His debut one-hour special is called “Full Time Magic.”
Friday: 8 p.m.
Where: The Bartlett, 228 W. Sprague Ave.
Cost: $15 advance, $20 day of show
Info: (509) 747-2174 or thebartlettspokane.com
A Walk to Remember
Wish you could go to your prom all over again? Well now you can! Dress up and have a blast while benefiting Shriners Hospital for Children. Semi-formal event, tux and prom dresses are welcome but not required, just come in your best dressed. Age 21 and older.
Friday: 7 p.m.
Where: Palomino Club, 6425 N. Lidgerwood St.
Cost: $10 advance, $12 at the door
Info: (509) 242-8907 or spokanepalomino.com