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Idaho State University coming events, Jan. 22-Feb. 5

Posted January 21, 2011

ISU Coming Events, Jan 22-Feb. 5

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.

 Saturday, Jan. 22

·      African Night: This is a night to get a taste of African food, culture and attire.  From 5:30-8 p.m. experience a small part of Africa in the Jensen Grand Concert Hall located in the Stephens Performing Arts Center.  Tickets are $9 for the public, $8 for ISU faculty and staff, $7 for ISU students, children 5 and under are free.  Tickets are available weekdays at the Pond Student Union and Rendezvous Complex or are $1 extra when purchased at the door.

Saturday, Jan. 29

·      Chinese Night 2011: Celebrating the Year of the Rabbit, ISU is putting on a night of traditional Chinese fashion shows, Kung Fu demonstrations and a great Chinese dinner.  Tickets are $9 for the public, $8 for ISU faculty and staff, $7 for ISU students, children 5 and under are free. The event will be in the Pond Student Union Ballroom from 6 to 9 p.m. Tickets are on sale now in the PSUB or Rendezvous Complex and are $1 extra when purchased at the door

·      BYU Folk Dancers: The event starts at 7:30 p.m. in the Stephens Performing Arts Center’s Jensen Grand Concert Hall. Come watch a concert of dances put on by a talented group of BYU students.  With performances from more than a dozen nations, this program has something for everyone.  For ticket information, visit www.isu.edu/theatreisu/tickets.shtml or call 282-3595.

Monday, Jan. 31

·      Children’s Readers’ Theatre – “Cindy Ellen, A Wild Western Cinderella”: This is an American West retelling of the classic Cinderella story.  It will be performed in the Stephen Performing Arts Center’s Beverly B. Bistline Theatre from 7:30 to 8:50 p.m.  For ticket information, visit www.isu.edu/theatreisu/tickets.shtml or call 282-3595.

Saturday, Feb. 5

·      Taste of France: The Idaho State University French Club will sponsor its 11th annual Taste of France dinner and entertainment night themed “Life in Pink” in the Pond Student Union Ballroom from 6 to 7:30 p.m., with dinner starting at 6 p.m.  Tickets are available in the Pond Student Union main lobby from 11 a.m. to3 p.m. Advanced tickets are $6 for students, $8 for faculty and staff, and $9 for the general public. Tickets purchased at the door will be an addition dollar.  For more information or ticket reservation contact Phillip Coats at coatphil@isu.edu, or Valia Tatarova at tatavali@isu.edu.  Or call the Language Department at 208-282-3630.

·      ISU Jazz Festival: Enjoy a night of music at the ISU Jazz Festival located in the Jensen Grand Concert Hall in the Stephens Performing Arts Center from 7:30 to 9:15 p.m.  Guest artist, Dennis DiBlasio, will also perform during the concert.  This event is free for ISU students or tickets are available at $8 for adults, $6 for ISU faculty and staff and $4 for precollege students.  For ticket information call 282-3595.

·      ISU National Girls and Women in Sports Day Celebration: Girls from grades K-6 are invited to participate in ISU’s National Girls and Women in Sports Day Celebration from 8–11:30 a.m.  The preregistration deadline is Monday, Jan. 31 and costs $10 per girl.  On-site registration is $15, but registration is capped at 300 girls.  For more information, contact the ISU Department of Sport Science and Physical Education at 282-4852, or Pat Peyton at peytpat@isu.edu.

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