Beth Hoots

Pieces of Nepal Annual Taste of Nepal carried themes of geography and unification
02.14.2018

A chorus of “Namaste” greeted each visitor to Taste of Nepal upon entering the International Ballroom of the Bruce Pitman Center Sunday. The sold-out event marked the 15th Taste of Nepal event at the University of Idaho and celebrated Nepali culture through music, dance and food. A vintage film countdown started the Nepali Students’ Association’s……

Not your average birthday party Darwin on the Palouse celebration takes on climate change and evolution discussions
02.14.2018

The Kenworthy Performing Arts Centre was nearly filled by 6:30 p.m. Friday. Strangers sat next to strangers, crowding into rows to witness the seventh annual Darwin on the Palouse celebration. The event featured two speakers and musical guest artist Shelley Segal, all of whom addressed a theme of reason in science and an ever-changing world.……

Bringing Moscow’s international community to the center stage — Cruise the World event brings global cultures together in Moscow
01.29.2018

A nonstop trip around the world in the fastest commercial plane would take nearly two full days. For those with a little less time on their hands, Cruise the World provided a convenient alternative, bringing together 32 international and cultural student organizations Saturday in the International Ballroom of the University of Idaho’s Bruce Pitman Center.……

Auditorium Chamber Music Series welcomes Ying Quartet — The Ying String Quartet performed as part of the 2018 Auditorium Chamber Music Series
01.26.2018

The Administration Building auditorium was nearly filled to the brim Thursday with Auditorium Chamber Music Series (ACMS) attendees ready to listen to a performance by the Ying String Quartet. The Ying Quartet performed as part of the 2011-12 ACMS season and their return to Moscow presented the opportunity to connect with the community further. “It……

Vandal cooking classes highlight fun, affordable meals — Kitchen classes return for the spring semester
01.24.2018

Although residence hall dorm rooms come equipped with a MicroFridge microwave and a freezer and refrigerator combination unit, University of Idaho residents may feel restricted in their ability to cook fun and healthful meals. Instead of turning to instant oatmeal and ramen noodle packages, Campus Dietician Marissa Rudley invites students to learn simple and wholesome……

UI music program hits a high note
10.16.2017

The October 2017 issue of “In Tune Monthly – The Young Musician’s Textbook” honored the Lionel Hampton School of Music. The magazine — directed at high school aged performers and instructors — ranked the Lionel Hampton School of Music among the best music schools for 2018.