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Idaho State University Coming Events, Feb. 4-23

Posted February 3, 2011

ISU Coming Events, Feb. 4-23

The Idaho State University Office of Marketing and Communications distributes this event calendar to let the public and media know about upcoming non-athletic events at the University. This information is intended for release in print and broadcast events calendars. Various events calendars with more complete information are available online at the website www.isu.edu/calendar. A copy of this release can also be accessed via ISU’s homepage at www.isu.edu. Information about ISU athletic events is available at www.isubengals.com. The area code for all phone numbers is 208 unless otherwise noted. The phone number for Marketing and Communications is 282-3620.

Tuesday, Feb. 1-11

·      "A Master of Fine Arts Thesis Exhibition": A Master of Fine Arts Thesis Exhibition by Tim Goodworth will be on display from Feb. 1 to Feb. 11 at the John B. Davis Gallery in the Idaho State University Fine Arts Building.  The gallery is open Monday-Friday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and is free and open to the public.  For more information visit www.isu.edu/art/galleries.shtml or contact Amy Jo Popa at 282-3341.

Saturday, Feb. 5

·      Taste of France: The Idaho State University French Club will sponsor its 11th annual Taste of France dinner and entertainment night themed "Life in Pink" in the Pond Student Union Ballroom from 6 to 7:30 p.m., with dinner starting at 6 p.m.  Tickets are available in the Pond Student Union main lobby from 11 a.m. to3 p.m. Advanced tickets are $6 for students, $8 for faculty and staff, and $9 for the general public. Tickets purchased at the door will be an addition dollar.  For more information or ticket reservation contact Phillip Coats at coatphil@isu.edu, or Valia Tatarova at tatavali@isu.edu.  Or call the Language Department at 208-282-3630.

·      ISU Jazz Festival: Enjoy a night of music at the ISU Jazz Festival located in the Jensen Grand Concert Hall in the Stephens Performing Arts Center from 7:30 to 9:15 p.m.  Guest artist, Dennis DiBlasio, will also perform during the concert.  This event is free for ISU students or tickets are available at $8 for adults, $6 for ISU faculty and staff and $4 for precollege students.  For ticket information call 282-3595.

Monday, Feb. 7-28

·      Majesty of Peru: A Photographic Exploration of Andean Culture: This exhibit is taking place in the ISU Pond Student Union Transition Gallery.  The gallery will feature over 70 full print images of the people, the land, the history, and the culture of the Andean Civilization.  Images were collected during the 2010 Idaho Condo medical and dental relief mission to Peru.  The exhibit is open to the public starting from Feb. 7 at 10 a.m. through Feb. 28.

Friday, Feb. 11

·      Idaho State Civic Symphony-Seasons of the Heart: This event features the world premier of "Districts of Metal near Water" by Thom Hasenpflug, chair of the music department at Idaho State University.  The event will be held at 7:30 p.m. in the Jensen Grand Concert Hall in the Stephens Performing Arts Center.  For ticket information contact the Stephens Performing Arts Center Box Office at (208) 282-3595.

Saturday, Feb. 12

·      Season of Note: Jason Farnham & Friends Valentine’s Show: Jason Farnham, "International Entertainer of Contemporary Piano Music," joins percussionist Ian Dobson and Coco York to perform a variety of musical styles in this romantic concert. This event will be held at 7:30 p.m. in the Jensen Grand Concert Hall.  Tickets are $20 (lower level), $16 (upper level).  For more information visit www.isu.edu/stephens/.

·      "Naturally Nepal" Annual Nepalese Night): ISU Nepalese students will present a night aimed at offering the ISU and Pocatello community an insightful look into the natural beauty of Nepal.  They will provide authentic food, traditional music and dances, and several cultural presentations.  The event is located in the Ballroom of the Pond Student Union from 6 to 8:30 p.m.  Tickets are $7 for students, $8 for faculty and staff and $9 for the general public.  Tickets are available at NSAofISU@gmail.com or by calling 406-2162.

Tuesday, Feb. 15

·      Panel: Autism: An Applied Clinical Science Perspective: Clinical psychologist and faculty member Mark Roberts, will moderate several brief presentations on the assessment, etiology and treatment of autism spectrum disorders.  The panel will be equipped with distance broadcast capabilities to several satellite campuses across Idaho.  Located in the Salmon River Room of the Pond Student Union at 6 p.m.

Thursday, Feb. 17-19

·      Simplot Games:  “North America’s Premier Indoor High School Track and Field Event” is located in the ISU Holt Arena and begins Thursday at 5 p.m. and runs through Friday and Saturday.  Admission is free.  For information and schedules visit www.simplotgames.com

Saturday, Feb. 19

·      ISU Faculty Winds Recital: A musical performance from 7:30 to 9:15 p.m. in the Jensen Grand Concert Hall located in the Stephens Performing Arts Center.  Tickets are $10 for adults, $7 for faculty and staff, $5 for precollege and free for ISU students.  For more information visit www.isu.edu/stephens/.

Monday, Feb. 21 

·      Presidents’ Day Holiday: No classes.  ISU Administrative Offices closed.

Tuesday, Feb. 22

·      "We Need To Talk" Seminar:  Ted Peterson, clinical assistant professor of physical and occupational therapy, will provide practical tips and advice on how to recognize when it’s time to limit or stop driving and how to discuss the topic with loved ones.  The seminar begins at noon in the North and Middle Fork Rooms in the Pond Student Union.  Admission is free. 

 Wednesday, Feb. 23

·      ISU Faculty Recital: Kathleen Lane, mezzo-soprane, Ruth Dobson, soprano: Recital begins at 7:30 p.m. and is located in the Jensen Grand Concert Hall of the Stephens Performing Arts Center.  Tickets are $10 for adults, $7 for ISU faculty and staff, $5 for precollege and free for ISU students. For more information visit www.isu.edu/stephens/.

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