University of Idaho Events for Feb. 22-28

Friday, February 19 2010


Written by Casey McDaniel

MOSCOW, Idaho – The following is a list of University of Idaho sponsored events for the week of Feb. 22-28. Events will take place in Moscow, and are free and open to the public unless otherwise noted.

Wednesday, Feb. 24
Idaho Women's Basketball

7 p.m.
Cowen Spectrum at the ASUI- Kibbie Activity Center
1000 Stadium Way in Moscow
Support Vandal athletics and come watch the Vandal Women’s Basketball team battle San Jose State in a home match. For additional information, visit www.govandals.com. For tickets to this event, call (208) 885-6466.

Lionel Hampton International Jazz Festival: "Jazz Is...Discovery"

8 p.m.
Student Union Building, Ballroom
709 Deakin Ave. in Moscow
Discover the power of jazz through the talented artists onstage during the first night of evening concerts at the Lionel Hampton International Jazz Festival. The night will feature the New York award winning pianist Gerald Clayton as well as his trio, The Young All-Star House Quartet and emerging young artists. Details about this and the entire 2010 festival are available at www.uidaho.edu/jazzfest.

Thursday, Feb. 25

Lionel Hampton International Jazz Festival Young Artist Concert

4:30 p.m.
ASUI-Kibbie Activity Center
1000 Stadium Dr. in Moscow
The Young Artists Concert features elementary, junior high and middle school ensembles from the day's adjudicated performance. Details about this and the entire 2010 festival are available at www.uidaho.edu/jazzfest.

Lionel Hampton International Jazz Festival: "Jazz Is...Friends and Family"

8 p.m.
ASUI-Kibbie Activity Center
1000 Stadium Dr. in Moscow
Two great families of jazz – the Clayton Brothers Quintet and the Pizzarelli Family – come together to pay tribute to the great Ray Brown. Details about this and the entire 2010 festival are available at www.uidaho.edu/jazzfest.

Friday, Feb. 26
Women’s Center Film Series: "Beauty Mark"

Noon
Memorial Gym, Room 109
1001 University Ave. in Moscow
The film "Beauty Mark" examines American culture's emphasis on thinness, beauty and physical perfection, and its unhealthy fixation on self-destructive ideals of beauty and competitiveness. The documentary includes insights from athletes, body builders, fashion models and inner-city teens, as well as prominent cultural critics and authors such as Eve Ensler, Paul Campos and Naomi Wolf.

Lionel Hampton International Jazz Festival Young Artist Concert

4:30 p.m.
ASUI-Kibbie Activity Center
1000 Stadium Dr. in Moscow
The Young Artists Concert features vocal ensembles from the day's high school adjudicated performances. Details about this and the entire 2010 festival are available at www.uidaho.edu/jazzfest.

Lionel Hampton International Jazz Festival: "Jazz Is...Blues and Sacred Roots"

8:30 p.m.
ASUI-Kibbie Activity Center
1000 Stadium Drive in Moscow
Dee Daniels leads the Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival Gospel Choir, a community choir. For more than three decades, Daniels has dominated the jazz and symphony pops vocal scene with her rich background in blues and gospel music. The night also will feature Cyrus Chestnut on the piano, and the Taj Mahal Trio. The Grammy-award winning Taj Mahal Trio began more than four decades ago with American blues, but has broadened to include music representing nearly every corner of the world. This evening celebrates the origins of African-American spirituals, gospel music and the blues, from which jazz is nourished. Details about this and the entire 2010 festival are available at www.uidaho.edu/jazzfest.

Saturday, Feb. 27
Lionel Hampton International Jazz Festival Young Artist Concert

4:30 p.m.
ASUI-Kibbie Activity Center
1000 Stadium Dr. in Moscow
The Young Artists Concert features instrumental ensembles from the day's high school adjudicated performances. Details about this and the entire 2010 festival are available at www.uidaho.edu/jazzfest.

Lionel Hampton International Jazz Festival: "Jazz Is...A Party"

8:30 p.m.
ASUI-Kibbie Activity Center
1000 Stadium Drive in Moscow
The dance floors will be down and Dee Daniels with the Lionel Hampton New York Big Band will be primed and ready for the final concert at the Lionel Hampton International Jazz Festival. Instrumentalists include Ken Peplowski on the clarinet and saxophone, Chuck Redd on vibes, Scott Hamilton on the saxophone, James Morrison on trumpet and trombone and Terell Stafford on trumpet. Continuing a relatively new tradition, dance floors will be down and the musicians playing in a party that would make Lionel Hampton proud. Details about this and the entire 2010 festival are available at www.uidaho.edu/jazzfest.

Find university events online at www.uidaho.edu/newsevents/events.aspx.
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About the University of Idaho
Founded in 1889, the University of Idaho is the state’s flagship higher-education institution and its principal graduate education and research university, bringing insight and innovation to the state, the nation and the world. University researchers attract nearly $100 million in research grants and contracts each year; the University of Idaho is the only institution in the state to earn the prestigious Carnegie Foundation ranking for high research activity. The university’s student population includes first-generation college students and ethnically diverse scholars. Offering more than 130 degree options in 10 colleges, the university combines the strengths of a large university with the intimacy of small learning communities. The university is home to the Vandals, the 2009 Roady’s Humanitarian Bowl champions. For information, visit www.uidaho.edu.






About the University of Idaho
The University of Idaho helps students to succeed and become leaders. Its land-grant mission furthers innovative scholarly and creative research to grow Idaho's economy and serve a statewide community. From its main campus in Moscow, Idaho, to 70 research and academic locations statewide, U-Idaho emphasizes real-world application as part of its student experience. U-Idaho combines the strength of a large university with the intimacy of small learning communities. It is home to the Vandals. For information, visit www.uidaho.edu.