April 24LEWISTON — The Lewiston High School Jazz Band’s annual fundraiser, “Swing Into Spring,” will be from 7 to 11 p.m. Friday at the Lewiston Elks, 3444 Country Club Drive.
Both the LHS Jazz Band and the University of Idaho Jazz band will perform.
Admission is $10 with proceeds directed to the LHS Jazz Band. Tickets are available by contacting Brendan Burns at (702) 366-4736 or at BBurns@lewistonschools.net.
MOSCOW — Bruce Pavitt, author and founder of Sub Pop Records, and Calvin Johnson, musician and book contributor, will sign copies of their book and discuss music at 2 p.m. Saturday at BookPeople of Moscow.
The authors of “Sub Pop USA: The Subterraneanan Pop Music Anthology, 1980–1988” will discuss music, culture and grunge history with Seattle Weekly’s editor-in-chief, Mark Baumgarten, acting as moderator.
Pavitt also is author of “Experiencing Nirvana: Grunge in Europe, 1989.” Johnson is a former member of Beat Happening, Dub Narcotic Sound System, the Halo Benders, the Go Team and The Microphones.
Baumgarten is the author of “Love Rock Revolution: K Records and the Rise of Independent Music.”
BookPeople is at 521 S. Main St.
The Washington Idaho Symphony will perform the final concert of its season in Pullman and Clarkston this weekend.
Musicians will play at 7:30 p.m. Saturday in Daggy Hall’s Jones Theatre on the campus of Washington State University in Pullman. They then will play at 3 p.m. Sunday in the Clarkston High School auditorium, 401 Chestnut St.
The program will include the world premiere of “Tephra 2” by Ryan M. Hare, the symphony’s composer in residence, and Ludwig van Beethoven’s Symphony No. 3, Major, Op. 55, “Eroica.”
Also, two winners of the annual Domey/Gillespie Young Artist Competition will be featured. Kyle Thiessen, a 15-year-old violist from Spokane, will join the symphony for the first movement of the Silliam Walton Viola Concerto, and composer Zachery Meier’s “The Journey” will have its Washington state premiere.
The symphony features more than 70 members and is conducted by Jeremy Briggs Roberts.
Cost is $25 for adults, $15 for students ages 13 and older, and $10 for juniors ages 12 and younger.
Tickets are available through TicketsWest.com, by calling (800) 325-SEAT or at Beasley Coliseum in Pullman and Rosauers in Lewiston.
CLARKSTON — The Seaport Quilters’ Guild 30th annual Quilt Show will be Saturday and Sunday at Clarkston High School, 401 Chestnut St.
The show will feature 202 projects on exhibit, including quilts, wall hangings and clothing. Featured artist is Kathy Smolinski of Lewiston who will exhibit a variety of her quilts.
The annual raffle quilt is called “Jewel of the Valley” and it was made by Shelly Nagle of Lewiston. Tickets for a chance at winning the quilt will be sold at the show for $1 each or six for $5. The drawing will be held about 3 p.m. Sunday.
The show will have 15 vendors selling their wares, and the Hoffman Challenge Traveling Trunk Show will feature about 15 quilts, including one from Barb Boland of Lewiston.
Admission is $4. Hours for the show are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday.
PULLMAN — Regional Theatre of the Palouse will hold auditions Monday through Wednesday for “The Wizard Of Oz” and “Sweeney Todd, the Demon Barber of Fleet Street” at the theater here, 122 N. Grand Ave.
Auditions will be from 6:30 to 8:30 each of the three nights, and organizers say all roles are open and all ages are being considered for these first two shows of the season, according to a news release.
Auditioners should prepare a short song in the style of the musical and bring sheet music; an accompanist will be provided. Dancers can prepare a short dance routine.
“The Wizard of Oz” will be staged in August and “Sweeney Todd” will be staged in November.