culture

World music in Moscow World Music Celebration brings guest artists and cultural understanding though music
02.14.2018

Moscow experienced cultures from around the world Friday during the Lionel Hampton School of Music 6th annual World Music Celebration. Students, faculty and community members nearly filled the Administration Building Auditorium to listen to University of Idaho’s Jazz Choir I, Jazz Band I, Flute Ensemble, World Beat Ensemble and guest artists Yacouba Sissoko and Navin……

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……

More than a color — Race goes beyond skin color and appearance
01.31.2018

When someone is described as “very white,” white people will often consider the paleness of their skin. When people of color think of “very white,” they think of the obsession with John Mayer, Dutch Bros. Coffee, backpacking across Europe, et cetera. That is to say, white people often see race as appearance, where people of……

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.……

Reflections of culture — UI International Programs Office shows off art from around the world
11.27.2017

To celebrate International Education Week, the University of Idaho International Programs Office organized an exhibit in the Reflections Gallery at the UI Commons last month. The exhibit included both photographs and cultural artifacts. Morgan Gardner, the organizer of the International Programs Office’s exhibit, said the displayed photographs were from the UI study abroad photo contest……