Idaho State University’s 34th annual CW HOG Pig Out fundraiser set Sept. 19

POCATELLO – The 34th annual Idaho State University Cooperative Wilderness Handicapped Outdoor Group (CW HOG) Pig Out, a dinner and fundraiser for CW HOG, will be held 3-10 p.m. Sept. 19 in Lower Ross Park Pavilion in Pocatello.

The dinner includes grilled pork chops, Idaho baked potatoes, corn on the cob, cold beverages and the HOGs’ specialty, a vegetarian Dutch-oven dish. Dinner is from 4 to 7:30 p.m. There will be kid’s activities and live music from the Maw Band. [Read more…]

Idaho State University, University of Montana music faculty collaborate to present “An Evening with Brahms” on Sept. 19

Seated are Christopher Hahn and Kori Bond. 
Standing from left are: Geoff Friedley, David Cody, David Edmonds, Scott Anderson, Kathleen Lane, Kimberly James, Diana Livingston Friedley, and Anne Basinski.

POCATELLO – Ten faculty singers and pianists from Idaho State University and University of Montana will join together for “An Evening with Brahms” on Sept. 19 at 7:30 p.m. in Goranson Hall.

Tickets for the concert are $10 for general admission, $7 for ISU faculty and staff, $5 for pre-college students and free for ISU students.

The vocal ensemble includes sopranos Diana Livingston-Friedley and UM’s Anne Basinski, mezzo-sopranos Kathleen Lane and UM’s Kimberly James, tenors Geoffrey Friedley and UM’s David Cody, and baritones Scott Anderson and UM’s David Edmonds. [Read more…]

ISU Communiversity’s sixth annual ‘Welcome Back Orange and Black’ set 4-7 p.m. August 24 in Old Town Pocatello

Scarlett Osborn, an ISU Career Path Intern, posing with the Yukon donated by the City of Pocatello that will be given to an ISU student.

POCATELLO – Idaho State University students will again have a chance to win a Bengal-painted car and other great prizes, plus enjoy free food, music and a variety of booths and entertainment during the sixth annual “Welcome Back Orange and Black” from 4 to 7 p.m. August 24 in Old Town Pocatello.

“This is one of the highlights of the year for the entire community, welcoming back Idaho State University students to Pocatello and campus,” said Stephanie Palagi, event organizer and executive director of Old Town Pocatello. “This year’s event features some new wrinkles for the participating students. For example, we’ll have a DJ and karaoke instead of a live band, and we will continue to offer great prizes, games, food and entertainment for the participants.”

The main prize drawing will be held at 6 p.m. [Read more…]

Idaho State University School of Performing Arts announces 2015-2016 theatrical lineup; season tickets on sale

"A scene from last season's production of James and the Giant Peach."

POCATELLO – Idaho State University School of Performing Arts has announced its 2015-2016 theatrical season, scheduled to begin on Sept. 25. The season will feature five plays ranging from classical musical theatre in “Guys and Dolls” to drama and tragedy in “The Glass Menagerie.”

Season tickets are available for four productions at $50 with an additional $5 to include the children’s Readers Theatre “Miss Nelson is Missing.” Prices for individual tickets are $15 for adults, $10 for children under 18 and $7 for students. Tickets for individual shows will also be available at the Stephens Performing Arts Center Box Office at 282-3595. To purchase season tickets call 282-6452. [Read more…]

ISU Alumni Association presents Steve Eaton in concert July 18 at The Stonehouse in Boise

BOISE – Enjoy the music of Boise singer/songwriter Steve Eaton during “An Evening with Steve Eaton,” Saturday, July 18, at The Stonehouse, 665 Park Boulevard, in Boise.

This annual event—sponsored by the Idaho State University Alumni Association— is from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Gates open at 5 p.m. and the concert begins at 6 p.m. It is open to the public. [Read more…]

Idaho State-Civic Symphony announces 2015-16 new board members, officers, season

POCATELLO – The Idaho State-Civic Symphony Association has announced the election of new officers for the coming season, the installation of new members to its Board of Directors, and the awarding of emeritus status to Jay Kunze, retiring board member and past president.

Kunze also holds emeritus status from Idaho State University where he was a professor of nuclear engineering, dean of the College of Engineering, and reactor administrator of the Nuclear Reactor Office. [Read more…]

Idaho State University’s Summer Theatre Program to present musical comedy “Anything Goes”

Part of the cast of Anything Goes rehearsing in the Bistline Theatre in the Stephens Performing Arts Center. Photo courtesy of Julie Hillebrant

Idaho State University’s Summer Theatre Program will present Cole Porter’s production “Anything Goes” on June 12, 13, 15, 18, 19 and 20 at 7:30 p.m. in the Bistline Theatre in the Stephens Performing Arts Center.

“Anything Goes” is a musical comedy set on an ocean liner traveling from New York to London. Two unlikely couples strive for true love amidst much humor and antics. Described as, “musical-comedy joy,” by The New York Times, the musical is appropriate for the entire family. The production features lots of dancing, slapstick comedy and the classical tunes of Cole Porter. [Read more…]