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Idaho State University coming events March 10-April 2

Posted March 10, 2011

ISU Coming Events, March 10-April 2

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.

Thursday, March 10 -11

·      Art of Gender VIII Conference: This event is located in suites A, B, and C of the ISU Rendezvous Complex from 1 to 5 p.m. on Thursday and all day on Friday.  It is sponsored by the Anderson Center, ISUPW, and WeLEAD and free and open to the public.  For a complete schedule of events visit www.isu.edu/andersoncenter.

Friday, March 11

·      Rocky Mountain Writers' Festival: This series of events starts with best-selling author Karen Joy Fowler discussing "Combining History with Fantasy: The New Historical Narrative" at 1:30 p.m. in the Middle Fork Room of the ISU Pond Student Union.  From 4 to 6:30 p.m. the ISU literary magazine Black Rock & Sage will host its annual "afternooner" and book fair with games and refreshments in the ISU Bengal Café.  Ending the day, Karen Joy Fowler will have a reading at 7 p.m. in the ISU Bengal Café.  This event is free and open to the public.  For more information visit www.rockymountainwriters.com.

·      Women's History Month Keynote Speaker Andi Zeisler, "Bitch Magazine: A Feminist Response to Pop Culture": This lecture will focus on the intersections of popular culture, feminism, and activism in the context of new technology.  It is located in suites A, B and C of the ISU Rendezvous Complex at 7 p.m. and if free and open to the public.

Saturday, March 12

·      A Night in Mexico: Sponsored by ISU’s H.A.L.O, A Night in Mexico features live entertainment and an authentic Mexican dinner.  It is located in the ISU Pond Student Union Ballroom at 6 p.m.  Tickets are $8 for general public, $7 for ISU faculty and staff and $6 for ISU students.  Tickets can be purchased at the door for an additional $1.

Wednesday, March 16

·      "If I Should Die Before I Wake: Health Issues of Women Aging in Prison": Guest lecturer Kathleen O’Shea will speak on her research of incarcerated women and the increased health issues they bring to the prison system.  This event begins at 7:30 p.m. and will be in the Little Wood River Room of the ISU Pond Student Union.  It is free and open to the public.  For more information contact Jamie Hively at hivejami@isu.edu.

Thursday, March 17

·      Season of Note: Time for Three: Transcending traditional classification with elements of classical, country western, gypsy and jazz idioms, Zachary De Pue, violin; Nicolas Kendall, violin; and Ranaan Meyer, double base; perform a varied repertoire with astonishing technical accuracy. Located in the Jensen Grand Concert Hall of the Stephens Performing Arts Center from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m.  Tickets are $26, lower level, $22, upper level.   For more information visit www.isu.edu/stephens/.

·      10th Annual Tech Expo: This event gives high school students, ISU students and community members the opportunity to explore educational options available at ISU's College of Technology.  Business and industry representatives will be available to explain career opportunities as well.  It is located in the ISU Holt Arena from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. and also from 5 to 7 p.m.  Admission is free.  For more information visit www.isu.edu/ctech/techexpo/ or call 282-3216.

·      J-Spot: A Sex Educator Tells All: This lecture will take place from 6 to 7:30 p.m. in ISU's Goranson Hall.  This event is sponsored by the ISU Student Activities Board.  For more information call 282-3451.

Friday, March 18-19

·      Chrome in the Dome Car Show: Come visit some of your favorite cars at the ISU Holt Arena from 2 to 9 p.m. on Friday and 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Saturday.  Tickets are $5 per person for the entire show and children 12 and under are free.  Parking for this event is also free.  For more information visit chromeinthedome.com.

Monday-Friday, March 21-25 – Spring Break (no classes)

Monday, March 24-26

·      Spring Fair: This event is located in the Holt Arena and admission is $1.  It is open from noon to 9 p.m. Thursday, noon to 10 p.m. Friday, and 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday.  For more information contact Raven Productions at 232-2232.

Thursday, March 31

·      BYU-Idaho Collegiate Singers: Performing their 2011 Tour Concert, "The Spark of Creation," the BYU-Idaho Collegiate Singers will be at the ISU Jensen Grand Concert Hall in the Stephens Performing Arts Center at 7:30 p.m.  Tickets for this event are $6 for adults, $5 for children or $20 for a family of four.  For more information visit www.isu.edu/stephens/ or call 282-3595.

Friday, April 1

·      Medicine Ball: This event is a fund raiser for the ISU Family Practice Residency Program.  It is located in the Holt Arena from 6 p.m. to midnight.  Tickets can be purchased online, at Big O Tires, La De Da Boutique and Pocatello Chamber of Commerce.  Ticket prices range from $10 to $100.  For more information visit www.isu.edu/medicineball/.

Friday, April 1-2

·      Danson ISU at Old Town Actors Studio: Come see original choreographed work from student members of Danson ISU.  The group will perform at 7:30 p.m. on Friday and 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. on Saturday in the Old Town Actors Studio in Pocatello.  Doors open at 7 p.m. and tickets are $10 at the door or you can reserve tickets by calling 478-6886.