News and Notes

A Newsletter for Faculty and Staff of Idaho State University

January 11, 2010 — Vol. 26 No. 2

Peking Acrobats to perform at ISU

Idaho State University’s “A Season of Note” fine arts series will present The Peking Acrobats at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 3, in the Joseph C. and Cheryl H. Jensen Grand Concert Hall in the L. E. and Thelma E. Stephens Performing Arts Center.

Since 1958, this elite group has toured the world over, leaving audiences spellbound by the graceful presentation of their ancient folk art, acrobatics. Carefully selected from the finest acrobat schools in China, these gymnasts, jugglers, cyclists and tumblers transform 2,000-year-old athletic disciplines into an all-ages kaleidoscope of entertainment and wonder.

For more information on The Peking Acrobats visit

Ticket prices are $24 for the main level and $20 for the upper level. Tickets can be purchased at the Stephens Performing Arts Center Box Office, open from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. weekdays, by phone at (208) 282-3595, or online at They can also be purchased in person at Vickers Western Stores in Pocatello or Idaho Falls.