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ISU Jazz to present fall concert at Portneuf Valley Brewing

October 17, 2019

POCATELLO—The Idaho State University jazz program will present a special Halloween fall concert featuring the big band, the chamber jazz ensemble and a combo at Portneuf Valley Brewing on Oct. 31.

Monarch Trio

The Monarch Trio with guest artist Andrew Todd to perform at Stephens Performing Arts Center Oct. 19 

October 11, 2019

POCATELLO – Idaho State University’s School of Performing Arts presents the Monarch Trio and Guest Pianist: Andrew Todd on Oct. 19 at 7:30 p.m. in the Jensen Grand Concert Hall in the L.E. and Thelma E. Stephens Performing Arts Center.

ISU Department of English and Philosophy to present lecture on fantasy and fear

October 9, 2019

POCATELLO – “Timor Mortis Conturbat Me: Fantasy and Fear,” a lecture by English Professor Brian Attebery, will be hosted by the Idaho State University Department of English and Philosophy on Friday, Oct. 18 at 3:30 p.m. in Kegel Liberal Arts Building Room 256 on the ISU campus.

Symphony performing

Idaho State-Civic Symphony to Present “Stories of the Silver Screen” Oct. 25, Halloween Family Concert Oct. 26 

October 7, 2019

POCATELLO – On Oct. 25 and 26 the Idaho State-Civic Symphony will continue its 2019-2020 Storied Season by performing two concerts featuring music from some of the most popular films of all time – accompanied by clips of the movies projected on a gigantic silver screen.

Stephen Aifegha receiving scholarship on stage.

ISU art student Stephen Aifegha receives scholarship from JRM Foundation

October 4, 2019

POCATELLO – At its annual Hometown Hero Award Celebration last month, the JRM Foundation awarded Idaho State University art and communications student Stephen Aifegha with a $3,000 scholarship.

Impeachment panel discussion set Oct. 8 at ISU

October 3, 2019

POCATELLO – The Idaho State University Political Science Club and the ISU Department of Political Science invite students, faculty, staff and the community to attend a non-partisan panel discussion on the topic of impeachment on Tuesday, Oct. 8, from 6 to 8 p.m. in the ISU Pond Student Union Wood River Room.

Debaters posing with awards.

Bengal speakers win, place, show at CSI Tanner Open

October 1, 2019

TWIN FALLS, ID – Idaho State University’s Madisen Merrill, a freshman  communication major, won Gold Saturday, Sept. 28, in her sixth round of Novice Parliamentary Debate at the Fran Tanner Open hosted by the College of Southern Idaho. 

Jazz students playing

ISU Jazz launches bimonthly concert series Oct. 3 at the Yellowstone Restaurant

October 1, 2019

POCATELLO—Twice a month beginning on Oct. 3, diners at The Yellowstone Restaurant in Pocatello can enjoy music from Idaho State University student jazz ensembles as part of the ISU Jazz Presents concert series.

Bengal debate first at Northwest College contest

September 27, 2019

POWELL, Wyoming – Idaho State University’s Rupp Debate Society bested 20 British parliamentary debate teams at the 50th Northwest Trapper Forensic Tournament at Northwest College in Powell, Wyoming.

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Idaho State University to host 34th annual Choral Invitational Festival

September 27, 2019

POCATELLO - The Idaho State University Concert and Chamber Choirs, as well as 13 outstanding high school choirs from the state of Idaho, will perform in concert in the Jensen Grand Concert Hall at Stephens Performing Arts Center on Saturday, Oct. 12 at 7 p.m.