University of Idaho Events for Feb. 17-23

Thursday, February 13


MOSCOW, Idaho – The following is a list of University of Idaho sponsored events for the week of Feb. 17-23. Events will take place in Moscow and Twin Falls, and are free and open to the public, unless otherwise noted.

Monday, Feb. 17

The University of Idaho is closed in observance of the President’s Day holiday. Normal business hours will resume on Tuesday, Feb. 18.

Tuesday, Feb. 18
Men’s Vandals Basketball vs. CSU Northridge
7-9 p.m.
Memorial Gym
1001 University Ave. in Moscow
Watch the Vandal Men’s Basketball team in action. Tickets are available for purchase at www.govandals.com.

Wednesday, Feb. 19

Engineering Sisters’ Brew Coffee House Ribbon Cutting
9:30-10 a.m.
Janssen Engineering Building, John C. Wahl ThinkTANK
840 W. 7th St. in Moscow
The College of Engineering and Sisters’ Brew Coffee House are pleased to announce the official opening of the Janssen Engineering Building Sisters’ Brew Coffee House as part of the John C. Wahl ThinkTANK. To commemorate the opening, the campus community is invited to “Engineers are Steaming Hot” ribbon cutting. Stop by for coffee specials, snacks and prize giveaways.

Film Screening – What I Want My Words to Do To You
12:30-2 p.m.
Memorial Gym, Room 109
1001 University Ave. in Moscow
As part of the larger V-Day Campaign, the Women’s Center will host a screening of the film “What I Want My Words to Do To You” in the Women’s Center lounge. This film is a documentary about a writing workshop Eve Ensler facilitated with incarcerated women, many of whom were convicted of murder. They share their very intense, personal experiences and often discuss the abuse they endured before being incarcerated and afterwards as well.

Benny Golson, Ken Peplowski, Grace Kelly, All Stars and Jazz Band 1

8 p.m.
Student Union Building, Ballroom
709 Deakin Ave. in Moscow
Come listen to a concert by NEA Jazz Master Benny Golson, Ken Peplowski, Grace Kelly with the All-Star Quartet featuring Josh Nelson, Shawn Conley, Bruce Forman and Kevin Kanner, and the Lionel Hampton School of Music Jazz Band 1. For tickets, visit www.uidaho.edu/jazzfest/tickets.

Thursday, Feb. 20
Winter Luncheon – UI Retirees Association
11:30 a.m.
Best Western Plus University Inn
1516 W. Pullman Road in Moscow
Stay connected with Vandal colleagues and friends at the University of Idaho Retiree Association Winter Luncheon. Special guests include University of Idaho student athletes, who will present on past victories and Olympic futures. Tickets cost $18. To RSVP, contact the UI Office of Alumni Relations at (208) 885-6154 or uira@idaho.edu by Monday, Feb. 17. Please identify guests and any dietary issues.

I Am My Own Cheerleader OutLunch
12:30 p.m.
Teaching and Learning Center, Room 229
875 S. Line St. in Moscow
OUTLunch will feature J. Casey Doyle from the College of Art and Architecture. He most recently exhibited a new body of work entitled, “I Am My Own Cheerleader” at The Contemporary Art Center in Las Vegas. His art combines interests in craft, sculpture, metals and jewelry, video, gender and the concept of play.

Doc Skinner: I Remember Hamp: His Life and Music
1 p.m.
Idaho Commons, Clearwater Room
875 S. Line St. in Moscow
“Doc” Skinner tells the story of his dearest friend and partner, Lionel Hampton. Hear about the remarkable friendship between Doc and Hamp and how they made the magic happen. Doc will share stories of music and learning from Lionel’s world tours to his dearest love: the Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival. Come celebrate the legacy of Lionel Hampton.

WSU Fine Arts Graduate Show and Closing Reception
4-6 p.m.
Idaho Commons, Reflections Gallery
875 S. Line St. in Moscow
The exhibit “Something Along Those Lines” features Washington State University graduate students Anna Davis, Jon Harty, Zachary Kolden, Jamin Kuhn, Jeffrey Kuure, Huung Lee, Kevin Leiter, Dawn Norman, Jade Lowder, Phillip Mudd, Noele Plfanz, Kathleen Ryan, Sam Ryan, Mazdak Shadkam and David Tate. A reception will take place.

Thirsty Thursday in Twin Falls
5:30-7:30 p.m. MT
Rock Creek Restaurant
200 Addison Ave. W. in Twin Falls
Meet and mingle with other University of Idaho alumni and friends during Thirsty Thursday.

Geoffrey Keezer
7:30 p.m.
Administration Building, Auditorium
851 Campus Dr. in Moscow
Come listen to a concert by Geoffrey Keezer. For tickets, visit www.uidaho.edu/jazzfest/tickets.

NEA Jazz Master Sheila Jordan with the All-Star Trio
8 p.m.
Lionel Hampton School of Music Building, Haddock Performance Hall
1010 Blake Ave. in Moscow
Come listen to a concert by NEA Jazz Master Sheila Jordan with the All-Star Trio. For tickets, visit www.uidaho.edu/jazzfest/tickets.

Ken Peplowski and Terrell Stafford Septet

8:30 p.m.
Student Union Building Ballroom
709 Deakin Ave. in Moscow
Come listen to a concert by Ken Peplowski and Terrell Stafford Septet. For tickets, visit www.uidaho.edu/jazzfest/tickets.

Friday, Feb. 21
Grove for Thought, Rene Marie, and the Yellow Jackets
8 p.m.
ASUI-Kibbie Activity Center
1000 Stadium Way in Moscow
Come listen to a jazz concert featuring Grove for Thought, Rene Marie, and the Yellow Jackets. For tickets, visit www.uidaho.edu/jazzfest/tickets.

Saturday, Feb. 22
Lionel Hampton Jazz Youth Orchestra with special guests Jason Marsalis, NEA Jazz Master Benny Golson and NEA Jazz Master Eddie Palmieri Latin Jazz Septet
8:30 p.m.
ASUI-Kibbie Activity Center
1000 Stadium Way in Moscow
Come listen to a concert featuring Lionel Hampton Jazz Youth Orchestra with special guests Jason Marsalis, NEA Jazz Master Benny Golson and NEA Jazz Master Eddie Palmieri Latin Jazz Septet. For tickets, visit www.uidaho.edu/jazzfest/tickets.

Sunday, Feb. 23

A Musical Dilemma: Performing Bach’s Dramatic and Controversial St. John’s Passion, Mike Murphy, Lecture
3 p.m.
Lionel Hampton School Music, Haddock Performance Hall
1010 Blake Ave. in Moscow
Come enjoy this musical experience. This event is free and open to the public.

For more university events, visit www.uidaho.edu/calendar.



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