Art filled the black tables and mounted boards scattered across the floor of the 1912 Center as people milled about, sipping punch. The showcase only lasted for two hours, but would be enough time for viewers enjoyment and, in some cases, sold.
The Prichard Art Gallery will feature work from four University of Idaho MFA candidates through May 6 in the “Unmasked Possibilities” exhibit. The presented work ranges from mixed media installations to paintings, printmaking and performance art. The artists, Lindsay and James Mammone, David Roon and Reinaldo Gil will graduate this semester.
The University of Idaho Theatre Department’s “Wendy and Peter: Into Neverland” is filled with playfulness and child-like creativity. With bedsheets and cardboard, directors Christina Holaday and Keely Ogden-Wright imbue the production with childlike qualities that grow stronger as the play progresses. The set itself, simple, with sheets hanging like wings to a center stage window, […]
Scott Jones, a University of Idaho student, heard a loud boom as he walked the greenbelt Thursday night. By the time he arrived at the scene, he said emergency officials were already attending to the four UI students who were injured in an explosion at the steam plant parking lot.
The University of Idaho Plant and Soil Science Club (PSSC) will offer two informational sessions about plant care and plant-potting workshop for Moms’ Weekend. These Informational sessions are free for Greenthumb 101 at 10 a.m. and Greenthumb 201 at 1 p.m. Saturday in Sixth Street Greenhouse.
The Disability Film Festival will hit close to home this year. Locals will be featured both in the chosen film as well as in short films produced in student-taught theater workshops for people with disabilities.
Since Vandal Entertainment (VE) chose Post Malone as the University of Idaho Finals Fest headliner, the hip-hop artist has grown in popularity. “I honestly think that this will kind of be like a Macklemore year, where we booked him before he blew up,” Board Chair of VE Camille Awbrey said.
Opera is not only for the big cities and grand opera houses of the past. This weekend, the University of Idaho’s Lionel Hampton School of Music presented two Puccini one-acts Friday and Sunday in the Administration Auditorium. Both of the operas were performed in English, rather than the traditional Italian. “We try to choose pieces […]
Husam Samkari is teaching Arabic again at the University of Idaho, spreading understanding of the language and culture. “In this time and in this country, there’s an underlying fear that comes from not understanding,” said International Programs Office Outreach (IPO) Coordinator Sarah Quallen. “And so this is a really good way to help people understand.” […]
In the past eight years, Dalles High School brought bands to the Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival three times, said the high school’s music director, Paul Viemeister. He said the last two years he brought the Riverhawk Jazz Ensemble to the festival to perform and learn from the workshops and seminars offered at the festival.
Thousands of high school and middle school students come to the University of Idaho every year to participate in the Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival, but until now, the university has made little effort to show them what UI could offer them as college students. This year, the Academic Resource Fair will give visiting students a […]
“Titus Andronicus” is not a play for children. The play’s plot relies on rape, murder, cannibalism and many other atrocities not fit for a child’s eyes. Yet, at the center of the play is a child — Lucia. A girl who cannot choose to leave the theater. “Titus Andronicus” is presented by the UI Theatre […]
The crow of the Rooster has replaced the cleverness of the Monkey, with Saturday marking the Lunar New Year. Though dragons, fireworks, lanterns and galas are the most well-known details of the celebration, family and relationships are the true center of the Chinese New Year, said Ang Li, member of the University of Idaho’s Chinese […]
I Lead, the first of four in a series of interactive leadership workshops, starts Tuesday. All four leadership sessions will be available on-demand to any student organization at VandalSync. The workshop will focus on core values, said student engagement coordinator Lynsie Clott.
Two artAbility spring workshops will be held from 12-4 p.m. Feb. 11 and Feb. 25. ArtAbility is a Center on Disabilities and Human Development (CDHD) student-led program for adults with disabilities to express themselves through art. At both workshops, Artist David Herbold will teach participants how to create with clay. “He will be instructing participants […]
Lorita Leung Dance Company of Vancouver, Canada brought their best to the University of Idaho last weekend. The company was selected by Festival Dance in collaboration with the Confucius Institute at the University of Idaho partially to celebrate the Chinese New Year, which falls on Saturday, Jan. 28 this year. The event consisted of a […]
Months after the close of popular hangout CJ’s Nightclub, the Swing Devils of the Palouse are still dancing every week in Moscow. For over 18 years, the Swing Devils made their home at CJ’s Nightclub, which closed in August. Alex Boughamer, treasurer of the organization, said many people thought swing nights had disappeared with […]
When people think of science, they might picture white lab coats and periodic tables. To those not within the lab world, new studies often go unnoticed. Science After Hours, a program hosted by volunteers at the Palouse-Clearwater Environmental Institute, connects the community with research from scientists and organizations in the region. This includes research from […]
Revenge, and the pursuit thereof, has intriguing effects on the mind and costs that stretch beyond the material world said Matthew Brumlow, professional actor and director of “Titus Andronicus.” He said it was in part for this reason he chose to direct this brutal Shakespeare play. Brumlow’s adaptation of “Titus” can be seen at 7:30 […]
The University of Idaho Theatre Department’s “Medea: Her Story” is off to Denver, Colorado to perform for a much broader audience Feb. 21. “Medea: Her Story,” is one of three plays selected to be performed at the regional Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival Region 7. UI theater students will also have the opportunity to […]
In celebration of the “Chinese” or “Lunar” New Year, Festival Dance will present a performance by the Lorita Leung Dance Academy at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 21 in the University of Idaho Administration Auditorium. This is the third of four in a series of Festival Dance performances during the 2016-2017 school year. This performance is […]
In the cold winter months on the Palouse, there is a struggle to find fun physical activities nearby. The Palouse Ice Rink in Moscow offers a solution to this issue. “I don’t think most people realize what a fantastic asset this is to the community,” said peewee hockey coach Mark Mumford. He said it provides […]
The Smithsonian predicts the next global conflict will be over the scarcity of water, said Executive Director of the Latah County Historical Society Dulce Kersting. Kersting said this impending problem inspired them to create a traveling exhibit of the Smithsonian that will be in Moscow Dec. 9 to Jan. 1: “Water/Ways.”
Idaho spirit will pervade through the U.S. Capitol this winter with the “People’s Tree,” also known as the Capitol Christmas Tree, a more than 50-year tradition, said Kim Pierson of the National Forest Service.
Horror films may not be the most critically acclaimed genre, but T.J. Tranchell, a faculty member and student media adviser, said he thinks they are more influential than they are given credit for. “They’re the movies that we can actually look at real humanity in extreme situations, but still get to the point of how […]