April 30COLFAX — Tim and Becky Hattenburg of Spokane Valley, authors of “Death Ride: a Little Boy’s Night of Terror,” will detail the story behind their true crime book during an appearance at 7 tonight at the Whitman County Library here, 102 S. Main St.
They will be joined by one of the subjects of their 2014 book, Larry Kuntz of Spokane, who was a 5-year-old in 1937 when he was beaten and left for dead after witnessing his parents’ murders in rural Montana.
The Hattenburgs will share a Powerpoint presentation detailing the murder of Mike and Frieda Kuntz as described in their book, and sign copies of the book, which will be for sale at the event.
The 40-minute presentation will include a replay of a television interview with Kuntz.
LEWISTON — The Experimental Aircraft Association will hold a fly-in breakfast and open house from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday in the group’s hangar at the Lewiston-Nez Perce County Regional Airport here, 270 O’Connor Road.
Breakfast will be served from 8 to 11 a.m. for a $6 donation.
Demonstrations at the free open house will include old-time pumps, tractors, cars, airplanes and ham radios.
PULLMAN — The Mariachi Divas de Cindy Shea, an all-female, multicultural ensemble with roots in mariachi, will play at 7:30 p.m. Saturday in Beasley Coliseum on the campus of Washington State University here.
The group, directed and founded by trumpet player Cindy Shea, has won two Grammy Awards for best regional Mexican album. Alberto (Beto) Jimenez Maeda is the group’s musical director.
Their Grammy Award for “Canciones de Amor” in 2009 marked the first nomination and win for an all-female mariachi group in the history of the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences. They earned their second Grammy Award in 2014 for their ninth album, “A Mi Manera.”
With varied backgrounds including Mexico, Cuba, Samoa, Argentina, Switzerland, Japan and the United States, each member brings her own experience and personal approach to the music, adding violin, jazz flute, conga rhythms, and ranchera and merengue influences to the mariachi performance, according to a news release.
Admission is $20 for adults, $16 for those age 60 and older, $10 for non-WSU students and youth, and free for WSU students with valid ID. Tickets are available through TicketsWest or at the Beasley box office.
MOSCOW — A Festival of One-Act Plays will be staged at 7:30 p.m. Monday through Wednesday at the University of Idaho’s Forge Theater here.
“Three Uses of the Knife” are original works written, directed and performed by UI students and graduates, and inspired by David Mamet.
Admission is $10 for adults and free for UI students.
The theater is at 404 Sweet Ave.
MOSCOW — Chance the Rapper, a double platinum hip-hop artist from Chicago, will perform Tuesday for this year’s Finals Fest in the Kibbie Dome at the University of Idaho here. Doors open at 7 p.m.
The 21-year-old has been performing since 2011 and his most recent mixtape, “Acid Rap,” was released in 2013. It was ranked No. 26 on the Rolling Stone’s list of the 50 best albums of 2013, according to a news release.
Cost is $30 for adults and $15 for UI students.
Tickets are available online at uidaho.edu/ticketoffice or at the UI ticket office, which is located on the west end of the Kibbie Dome during events and in the east end of the Kibbie Dome from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays.