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ISU events, Feb. 4-14

Posted February 4, 2008

ISU Coming Events:
The Idaho State University Office of University Relations distributes this events calendar to let the media and public know about upcoming non-athletic events at the University. This information is intended to be released in print and broadcast events calendars. Various events calendars with more complete information are available online at the Web site www.isu.edu/calendar_news.shtml. A copy of this release can also be accessed via ISU’s home page at www.isu.edu. Information about ISU athletic events is available at http://isubengals.cstv.com/. The area code for all phone numbers is 208 unless otherwise noted. The phone number for University Relations is 282-3620.

February

Monday, Feb. 4
• Read-In of Women Writers in Celebration of Black History Month: The Anderson Gender Resource Center and the Diversity Resource Center will host this read-in from noon to 1 p.m. at the Bengal Café. Anyone interested in reading their favorite selection, written by professional African American or African Women Writers, is invited to participate. Timeslots must be reserved by January 28. For more information or to reserve your timeslot, contact the Anderson Center at 282-2805.

Tuesday, Feb. 5
• “Violence and the Blackman” Panel Discussion: Black History Month presentation sponsored by the ISU Diversity Resource Center, Pond Student Union Building Snake River Room, from 6 to 8 p.m.. For more information, 282-3142.

Thursday, Feb. 7
• Performance of the “Messiah”:
The ISU Concert Choir will combine with the Idaho Falls Chamber Orchestra to perform the “Messiah” by G.F. Handel at 7:30 p.m. in the Joseph C. and Cheryl H. Jensen Grand Concert Hall in the L.E. and Thelma E. Stephens Performing Arts Center. For tickets call 282-3595 or visit www.isu.edu/tickets.

Thursday, Feb. 7, through Saturday, Feb. 9
• Theatre/Dance ISU:
I-MOVE The Idaho Moving Project concert, 7:30 p.m., Beverly B. Bistline Thrust Theatre, L.E. and Thelma E. Stephens Performing Arts Center. For tickets and information, call 282-3595, or visit www.isu.edu/stephens.

Friday, Feb. 8
ISU-South Africa Colloquium:  The Idaho State University Kasiska College of Health Professions will sponsor a free colloquium “Idaho State University and South Africa: What is the Connection?” from noon to 12:50 p.m., at the Eli Oboler Library Room B07 in Pocatello; Center for Higher Education Room 311, Idaho Falls; and Room 138 of the ISU Boise Center. The colloquium will feature David Hachey, Ph.D., clinical associate professor in ISU’s Department of Family Medicine and Physician Assistant Studies. For more information, call Institute of Rural Health, 282-4436.
• Idaho Museum of Natural History concludes Armchair Traveler Series: Mike Livingston, a master kayak builder and Aleut raised on the Alaska Peninsula, will present “The Far Flung Aleutian Islands.” Presentation begins at 7 p.m. in the Museum’s classroom. For more information, contact Kristen Fletcher at 282-2262 or fletkris@isu.edu.

Friday, Feb. 8, and Saturday, Feb. 9

• National Dance Association “Page to Stage Workshop, Making the Dance Standards Work for You!”: All day, various venues. The workshop is sponsored by the National Dance Association and the ISU Department of Sport Science and Physical Education, in collaboration with the Northwest District Association of the American Alliance of Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (AAHPERD). For information on the conference and its fees, visit www.aahperd.org/nda and click on the “National Workshop in Idaho” link. For additional information, contact Lori Head at (208) 282-2716.

Friday, Feb. 8 and Feb. 15
Idaho Museum of Natural History to offer Home-School Enrichment Classes: Natural Science Inquiries Series is specifically for home-schooled children ages 8-12. The first session, “The Journey of a Water Molecule,” will be held Feb. 8. The second session, “The Watery World of Wonders: Streams and the Fish Within” is scheduled for Feb. 15.  Both sessions take place in the museum classroom from 9 to 11 a.m. Registration is required. For more information, contact Rebecca A. Thorne-Ferrel at 282-2195 or thorrebe@isu.edu.

Saturday, Feb. 9
• ISU’s National Girls and Women in Sports Day Celebration: Event will include three different sport/activity clinics for girls grade K-6. Advance registration is $10 and is available through Feb. 4.  Onsite registration is $15 and begins at 8 a.m. in the Reed Gym lobby. Clinics will run from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. For more information, contact Dr. Karen Appleby at 282-5613 or applkare@isu.edu.

Wednesday, Feb.13
• “Media and Community Relations” Panel Discussion: Black History Month presentation sponsored by the ISU Diversity Resource Center, Pond Student Union Building Snake River Room, from 6 to 8 p.m.. For more information, call 282-3142.
• Jim Brickman, Contemporary Pianist, “A Season of Note” Concert: Joseph C. and Cheryl H. Jensen Grand Concert Hall, 7:30 p.m. For tickets and information, call 282-3595 or go online at www.isu.edu/stephens.

Thursday, Feb. 14 through Saturday, Feb. 16

• V-Day ISU 2008: A Production of Eve Ensler’s “The Vagina Monologues”: Proceeds from this event benefit Project Hope. Nightly performances are at 7 p.m. in the Chick and Diane Bilyeu Theatre in Frazier Auditorium. Admission is $5 for students and $10 for public. For information, call Maureen McGuire at 240-0565.