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ISU events, Oct. 19-Nov. 20

Posted October 19, 2009

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. 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.

 OCTOBER

Monday, October 19

• Opening for ISU Fall 2009 Bachelor of Fine Arts Senior Exhibit: Opening reception will be from 6 to 8 p.m. at the John B. Davis Gallery located in the ISU Fine Arts Building. The exhibit runs through Oct. 30. For more information, contact Amy Jo Popa at 282-3341 or visit www.isu.edu/art/galleries.shtml.

Wednesday, October 21

• Health Professions Career Fair: This event will run from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Pond Student Union Ballroom.  Participants are invited to see what post-graduate educational opportunities await in the health and medical professions. Also, graduates of professional health programs can search and apply for positions. For more information visit www.isu.edu/career.

Friday, October 23

 Chemistry Magic Show Pocatello: All are welcome to come experience the magic of chemistry at the ISU Chemistry Club's annual Magic Show that will be held from 7 to 9:30 p.m. in Room 140, Physical Science Complex. The show will be filled with fire and explosions, and followed by hands-on activities. Help support the local food bank by donating canned foods at the show.  For more information, call 282-4444.

Saturday, October 24

• ISU Music Department Baroque Festival, Concert No. 1, Solo Harpsichord Recital Featuring Charlotte Mattax Moersch: This concert will take place at 7:30 p.m. in the Jensen Grand Concert Hall in the Stephens Performing Arts Center. Ticket prices are adults, $8; ISU faculty/staff, $5; students, $3; ISU students with valid Bengal ID free. For festival information call the ISU music department, 282-3636; for ticket information call 282-3595 or visit www.idahostatetickets.com.

Chemistry Magic Show Pocatello: All are welcome to come experience the magic of chemistry at the ISU Chemistry Club's annual Magic Show that will be held from 1 to 3:30 p.m. in Room 140, Physical Science Complex. The show will be filled with fire and explosions, and followed by hands-on activities. Help support the local food bank by donating canned foods at the show. For more information, call 282-4444.

Sunday, October 25

 ISU Music Department Baroque Festival, Concert No. 2, Solo Organ Recital Featuring Organist James Drake: This concert will take place at 4:30 p.m. in the sanctuary of the Pocatello Trinity Episcopal Church, 248 N. Arthur. Ticket prices are adults, $8; ISU faculty/staff, $5; students, $3; ISU students with valid Bengal ID free. For festival information call the ISU music department, 282-3636; for ticket information call 282-3595 or visit www.idahostatetickets.com.

Thursday, October 29

• Fourth annual “Health Science Experience Night”: This new event will run from 5:30-8 p.m. at the new ISU-Meridian Health Science Center, 1311 E. Central Drive, on the north side of I-84 between Locust Grove and Meridian roads. Students and attendees will have the opportunity to explore nearly two dozen careers in the health professions and sciences, visit with professors and clinical faculty, and enter to win a $500 scholarship. For more information, call 373-1700 or visit www.isu.edu/meridian.

Friday, October 30

• 22nd Annual Idaho Conference on Health Care: The conference runs from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the Pond Student Union and Rendezvous Complex, depending on which track is attended. The conference features four tracks: The second annual Thomas Geriatric Health Symposium, The Psychosocial Track features an “Acceptance and Commitment Therapy” workshop; The Pharmacy Track, which runs from 8:30 a.m. to 4:20 p.m., focuses on the theme of “Moving Toward a Culture of Evidence-Based Practice,” and The Oral Health Track will present a seminar on the topic of “Personal Financial Strategies for Health Professionals.” Visit www.isu.edu/kchp/hlthconf for more info or call (208) 282-1049.

• The King’s Singers: This ISU “A Season of Note” concert will be performed 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. The group was formed at King’s College, Cambridge, in 1968 and continues to be one of the most sought-after and critically acclaimed vocal ensembles in the world. Show info: www.kingssingers.com. Ticket prices are $32 main level, $28 upper level. For tickets call 282-3595 or visit www.idahostatetickets.com.

Saturday, October 31

 ISU Music Department Baroque Festival, Concert No. 3, Halloween Chamber Recital: This concert will take place at 7:30 p.m. in the sanctuary of the Pocatello Trinity Episcopal Church, 248 N. Arthur. Ticket prices are adults, $8; ISU faculty/staff, $5; students, $3; ISU students with valid Bengal ID free. For festival information call the ISU music department, 282-3636; for ticket information call 282-3595 or visit www.idahostatetickets.com.

 Chemistry Magic Show Idaho Falls: All are welcome to come experience the magic of chemistry at the ISU Chemistry Club's annual Magic Show that will be held from 1 to 3:30 p.m. in Room 213 of the Center for Higher Education at University Place in Idaho Falls. The show will be filled with fire and explosions, and followed by hands-on activities. Help support the local food bank by donating canned foods at the show.  Call 282-4444.

NOVEMBER

Sunday, November 1

 ISU Music Department Baroque Festival, Concert No. 4, Chamber Recital: This concert will take place at 4:30 p.m. in the ISU Jensen Grand Concert Hall in the Stephens Performing Arts Center. Ticket prices are adults, $8; ISU faculty/staff, $5; students, $3; ISU students with valid Bengal ID free. For festival information call the ISU music department, 282-3636; for ticket information call 282-3595 or visit www.idahostatetickets.com.

Tuesday, November 3

International Economic Summit Program: The ISU Center for Economic Education will host more than 250 students from area high schools to participate in this large-scale simulation of the global economy from 9 a.m. to 2:45 p.m. in the Pond Student Union Ballroom. For more information contact Janaan Haskell, 282-2359.

Education in the Middle East Reading Project: Allan Christelow, professor of history at Idaho State University, will speak about his experiences living and teaching in the Middle East at noon in the Middle Fork and South Fork Rooms, Pond Student Union. This is part of the “Three Cups of Tea” event series. Visit www.isu.edu/lead/reading or Bonnie Frantz at 282-4101.

Thursday and Friday, November 5 and 6

Joint 14th Intermountain Conference on the Environment and 42nd Engineering Geology and Geotechnical Engineering Symposium: This conference will run all day both days in the Pond Student Union. The topic of the Joint 14th ICE and 42nd EGGES is “Geotechnics, Environment, Energy and Economics (GE3) – The Links for Sustainability.” For more information visit www.isu.edu/confsvcs/ice.shtml.

Thursday, November 5

ISU Percussion Ensemble and Caribbean Steel Band Concert:
This free concert will take place at 7:30 p.m. in Goranson Hall located in the lower level of the ISU Fine Arts Building. For more information, call the ISU Department of Music at 282-3636.

Friday, November 6

Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony Performance: Ludwig van Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony will be performed by the Idaho Falls Symphony and the 160 voices of the Camerata Singers and the Idaho State University Concert Choir at 7:30 p.m. in the Joseph C. and Cheryl H. Jensen Grand Concert Hall of the L.E. and Thelma E. Stephens Performing Arts Center in Pocatello. Tickets at $20 for general admission and $10 for students are on sale now.  Call the Stephens Performing Arts Center Box Office at 282-3595 or visit www.idahostatetickets.com.

Saturday, November 7

International Night 2009:  The Idaho State University International Students Association invites the whole community to experience the beautiful and exuberant culture of the world at the Pond Student Union Ballroom from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m., with doors opening at 6 p.m. Tickets are $6 for students, $8 for faculty and staff, and $9 for the public. Tickets are an additional $1 if purchased at the door. Ticket sales will start Oct. 19 in the Student Union and the Rendezvous Complex. For more information, contact Dixya Bhattarai at (515) 441-0145 or bhatdixy@isu.edu.

Sunday, November 8

• Film Screening of “Who Does She Think She Is”: The Idaho State University Janet C. Anderson Gender Resource Center invites the public to this screening at 1 p.m. Nov. 8, in the Pond Student Union Bengal Theater on the ISU campus.  The documentary by Academy-Award winning filmmaker Pamela Tanner Boll features five contemporary women artists.  There is no cost for admission, but donations to help cover the cost of the screening will be accepted. For more information call 282-2805 or visit gndrctr@isu.edu.

Friday and Saturday, November 13-14 and Monday, November 16

• Theatre ISU Present “Playboy of the Western World”: Performance at 7:30 p.m. in the Rogers Black Box Theatre in the Stephens Performing Arts Center. For more information, call 282-3595.

Friday, November 13

• Idaho State Civic Symphony Concert, with guest artist David Gross, piano: “Winter Dreams” will be performed at 7:30 p.m. in the Jensen Grand Concert Hall in the L.E. and Thelma E. Stephens Performing Arts Center. Visit www.thesymphony.us or call Sue Parker at (208) 234-1587 for more information.

Saturday, November 14

• Jim Witter – The Piano Men Concert: This ISU “A Season of Note” concert will be performed 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. "The Piano Men" is a musical celebration of a decade we all fondly remember – the 1970s. The show is set entirely to the music of Billy Joel and Elton John, two of the icons of the period. For more information visit www.thepianomen.net. Tickets are $24 lower level and $20 upper level. For tickets call (208) 282-3595 or visit www.idahostatetickets.com.

Monday, November 16

• ISU Music Department Student Chamber Music Night: This free concert will be held at 7:30 p.m. in Goranson Hall located in the lower level of the ISU Fine Arts Building. For more information, call the ISU Department of Music at 282-3636.

Thursday, November 19, through Saturday, November 21

• Theatre ISU Present “Playboy of the Western World”: The performance begins at 7:30 p.m. in the Rogers Black Box Theatre in the Stephens Performing Arts Center. For more information, call 282-3595.

Thursday, November 19

ISU Chamber Orchestra and Idaho State Youth Orchestra Concert: This free concert will be held at 7:30 p.m. in the Jensen Grand Concert Hall in the Stephens Performing Arts Center. For more information, call the ISU Department of Music at 282-3636.

Friday, November 20

20ISU Jazz Bands Concert: This concert will be held at 7:30 p.m. at the Jensen Grand Concert Hall in the Stephens Performing Arts Center. Ticket prices are adults, $6; precollege students, $2; ISU faculty and staff, $4; ISU students, free. To purchase tickets call the Stephens Performing Arts Center Box Office at 282-3595 or visit www.idahostatetickets.com.

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