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Idaho State University physics to present ‘Lazers, Lights, and Illusions’ demonstration Aug. 15 at Bannock Fairgrounds

Posted in General, People, Events, Performing Arts, Exhibits by taylandy on the August 9th, 2013

The Idaho State University physics department will present a science demonstration titled "Lasers, Lights, and Illusions" Aug. 15 from 7:30 to 9 p.m. in the covered arena at the southeast corner of the North Bannock County Fairgrounds. (more…)

Idaho State University 2013-14 ‘A Season of Note’ series announced

Posted in General, People, Events, Performing Arts, Featured by taylandy on the August 7th, 2013

Idaho State University will host a range of entertainment productions in the 2013-14 "A Season of Note" series, including concerts by, Three Dog Night Nov. 2, John Anderson with Tracy Lawrence Mar. 24, Chris Botti April 1, and Jake Shimabukuro April 29.  (more…)

Idaho State-Civic Symphony announces 2013-14 officers and season

Posted in General, People, Events, Performing Arts by taylandy on the August 7th, 2013

The Idaho State-Civic Symphony announced its new board members and its upcoming season.

The new board members are Paul Link, president; Rayna Valentine, president-elect; Kate Fornarotto, vice-president; Joel Phillips, secretary; and David Green returning as treasurer. (more…)

ISU Alumni Association Presents Steve Eaton and Mike Sanders in Concert Aug. 10 at Boise’s Idaho Botanical Garden

Posted in General, People, Events, Performing Arts, Featured by taylandy on the July 18th, 2013

Enjoy the music of Steve Eaton  and Mike Sanders and help support the Idaho Food Bank's Backpack Program at "An Evening with Eaton and Sanders," Saturday, Aug. 10, presented by the Idaho State University Alumni Association.

The Backpack Program provides weekend meals for hungry school children.

The concert is from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., at the Idaho Botanical Garden, 2355 N. Old Penitentiary Road, Boise.  Gates open at 5 p.m. (more…)

Idaho State University Theatre and Dance to present world premiere of contemporary opera in Pocatello then California

Posted in General, People, Academics, Events, Performing Arts, Featured by taylandy on the May 13th, 2013

The world premiere of "Double Blind Sided," a contemporary opera inspired, in part, by Franz Kafka's "The Trial" and Modest Mussorgsky's "Pictures at an Exhibition," will be performed at 7:30 p.m. May 22-25 in the Rogers Black Box Theatre in the Stephens Performing Arts Center.

There will be an additional matinee at 2 p.m. Saturday, May 25. A post-performance panel discussion with the composer, librettist and directors will be held Wednesday and Thursday, May 22-23. (more…)

World premiere of contemporary opera “Double Blind Sided” set May 22-25 at Idaho State University

Posted in General, Events, Performing Arts by taylandy on the May 3rd, 2013

The world premiere of "Double Blind Sided," a contemporary opera inspired, in part, by Franz Kafka's "The Trial" and Mussorgsky's "Pictures at an Exhibition," will be presented 7:30 p.m., Wednesday – Saturday, May 22-25, with an additional 2 p.m. matinee on Saturday, May 25, in the Idaho State University Stephens Performing Arts Center's Rogers Black Box Theatre . 

A post-performance panel discussion with the composer, librettist and directors will be held Wednesday and Thursday.  Admission is by donation.  All donations will support the tour of the work to the July 2013 Santa Cruz Fringe Festival.  For information: Joséphine A. Garibaldi, 233-2494, garijose@isu.edu. (more…)

Idaho State-Civic Symphony to present final concert of season on April 26; guest conductor Heuser to present ‘Brahms and the Romantics’

Posted in General, People, Events, Performing Arts by taylandy on the April 19th, 2013

The final concert of the Idaho State-Civic Symphony's 2012-2013 season will be held on Friday, April 26, in the Jensen Grand Concert Hall of the Stephens Performing Arts Center.

Please note that the concert will begin at 6:30 p.m., one hour earlier than previous performances this season. (more…)

Auditions for ‘The Ugly Duckling’ summer musical to be held April 27 at Idaho State University Goranson Hall

Posted in General, People, Events, Performing Arts by taylandy on the April 19th, 2013

Auditions for a June production of the musical "Honk! A Musical Tale of 'The Ugly Duckling'" will be held from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, April 27, at Goranson Hall in the Idaho State University Fine Arts Building. (more…)

Idaho State University to present renowned cellist Carlos Prieto in special concert May 9 at Stephens Performing Arts Center

Posted in General, People, Events, Performing Arts by taylandy on the April 9th, 2013

Idaho State University and the Consulate of Mexico in Boise will present a concert by one of the most respected cellists in the world, Carlos Prieto, at 7 p.m. May 9 in the Stephens Performing Arts Center's Jensen Grand Concert Hall.

Prieto, Mexican-born and MIT-educated, regularly premiers works composed especially for him by Latin American, North American and European composers. He has received public acclaim and won excellent reviews for his performances throughout the United States, Europe, Russia, China, India and Latin America. (more…)

2013 Montana/Idaho Clarinet Festival runs April 13-14 at the Idaho State University

Posted in General, People, Performing Arts by taylandy on the April 8th, 2013

The 2013 Montana/Idaho Clarinet Festival will run April 13-14 at the Idaho State University Stephens Performing Arts Center.

The event is free and all clarinetists are invited.

On-site registration begins at 9 a.m. Saturday, April 13. (more…)

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