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Idaho State University Africa Night 2013 set Feb. 9 at Stephens Performing Arts Center

Posted February 1, 2013

The Idaho State University African Student Association invites the whole community to experience the beautiful and exuberant culture of Africa at ISU Africa Night 2013 from 6 to 9 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 9, in the L.E. and Thelma E. Stephens Performing Arts Center.

Doors open at 5:30 p.m.

Dinner will be served in the Barbara J. Marshall Rotunda and entertainment will be performed in the Joseph C. and Cheryl H. Jensen Performing Arts Center.

The evening will offer a traditional African dinner, dancing, African drama, a poetry reading and a raffle.

The dinner menu includes peanut butter soup from Ghana; beef spinach stew and poff poff from Cameroon; dorowat from Ethiopia; jollof rice from West Africa; and African tomato beef stew with steamed rice from Ghana.

Tickets are on sale weekdays at the Pond Student Union and Rendezvous Complex from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Prices for tickets purchased in advance are $7 for ISU students, $8 for ISU faculty and staff, and $9 for the general public. Tickets cost $1 more at the door. Children under age 5 have free admission.

The African Students Association is a group of students from Africa and the United States who work to promote awareness of the realities in Africa and to strengthen the diversity of the ISU community.

The event is co-sponsored by the ISU International Programs Office and the ISU Student Activities Board.

For more information, contact Larry Aboagye at aboalarr@isu.edu.

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