University of Idaho Events for July 22-28

Thursday, July 18 2013


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

Wednesday, July 24
Daytime Distractions Concert: Jeremiah Akin
Noon
Idaho Commons Lawn
875 S. Line St. in Moscow
Take a break, get some fresh air, bring a lunch, and come enjoy live music with co-workers, students and other community members. Free popcorn will be available. Jeremiah Akin is a nationally touring singer and songwriter from Moscow, whose music is often compared to the likes of Connor Oberst, Tom Waits and Elliott Smith. Akin is commonly recognized for his attention to lyrical content that is mostly metaphorical, sublimely rhymed, always alliterative and conclusively allusive. In the past year, Akin has become a published poet and essayist, and completed his first US tour consisting of 36 shows in 22 states over the course of 42 days. He also has released one full-length album, “Weeping Prophet and the Bards of Apollo,” and is currently working on a second album. This event is free and open to the public.

Dissertation Defense: Monica Hansen
1 p.m.
College of Education, Room 304
1210 Blake Ave. in Moscow
Monica Hansen, doctoral candidate in education, will defend her dissertation entitled, “A Case Study of Image, Imagery and Imagination: The Influence of Nonverbal Learning Activities on the Written Language Expression of Fourth Graders.” This event is free and open to the public.

The Mystery of Irma Vep

7:30 p.m.
Hartung Theatre
625 Stadium Dr. in Moscow
Idaho Repertory Theatre presents this satirical mystery by Charles Ludlam. Lord Edgar hasn’t had much luck with marriage. His first wife died mysteriously, and now his second wife is acting strangely. When Edgar seeks answers, he enters a world of werewolves and vampires. Two cross-dressing actors play multiple roles in this mile-a-minute satire. Tickets cost $20 for adults, $15 for seniors, and $10 for students and children ages 12 and younger. Season passes are $60 each and allow patrons to see any four IRT performances of their choosing. For more information, call (208) 885-6465.

Thursday, July 25

Vandal Day at Silverwood
11 a.m. – 9 p.m.
Silverwood Theme Park
27843 US 95 in Athol
Avoid the weekend crowds and join University of Idaho alumni and friends for Vandal Day at Silverwood. Purchase a package ticket including park entry, dinner and unlimited soda or purchase discounted park tickets a la carte. Tickets cost $37 for adult package, $27 for seniors and children between the ages of 3-7, $27 for adult park ticket only, and $17 for seniors and children between the ages of 3-7 park ticket only. The park is open from 11 a.m. – 9 p.m., and dinner will be available from 5-6 p.m. Those who stay for dinner are eligible for Vandal prizes. Dinner includes pulled barbecue pork, hot dogs, chili, sides, salads and assorted Pepsi beverages. To purchase tickets, visit www.sites.uidaho.edu/uirsvp/ or call (208) 885-6154. Tickets must be purchased no later than Friday, July 19. Tickets are available for pick up on Thursday, July 25 until 1 p.m. at the Vandal table near the main entrance of the park. After 1 p.m., tickets can be picked up at the group sales window with picture ID.

IBEST Lunch – Open Discussion
12:30 p.m.
Idaho Commons, Aurora Room
875 S. Line St. in Moscow
Join the Institute for Bioinformatics and Evolutionary Studies for the IBEST lunch. IBEST is an interdisciplinary research group at the University of Idaho focused on understanding the patterns and processes of evolution that occur over comparatively short periods of time. The hallmarks of IBEST research are the coupling of empirical and theoretical research, and a strong orientation toward rigorous testing of hypotheses. We place a high value on interdisciplinary collaborations that blend the expertise of biologists, biochemists, ecologists, evolutionary biologists, mathematicians, statisticians and computer scientists to examine the underpinnings of evolutionary biology.

The Merry Wives of Windsor
7:30 p.m.
Hartung Theater
625 Stadium Dr. in Moscow
Idaho Repertory Theatre presents Shakespeare’s most notorious comic glutton. Falstaff, a lazy, cheating knight, thinks he can trick two women out of their husbands’ money – but he’s in for a surprise. The price he pays is tenfold in this lively Shakespearean comedy. Performances will be held at 7:30 p.m. July 25 and 26, and 2 p.m. July 28. Tickets cost $20 for adults, $15 for seniors, and $10 for students and children ages 12 and younger. Season passes cost $60 each and allow patrons to see any four IRT performances of their choosing. For more information or to purchase tickets, call (208) 885-6465.

Screen on the Green: The Avengers

8:30 p.m.
Theophilius Tower Lawn
1001 Paradise Creek St. in Moscow
Screen on the Green provides free movie showings on the big screen outside on the Tower Lawn Thursday nights at dusk. Bring your family and friends, warm clothes, and a blanket, and come enjoy a movie and freshly popped popcorn provided by ASUI. Nick Fury of S.H.I.E.L.D. brings together a team of super humans to form The Avengers to help save the Earth from Loki and his army. This movie stars Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans and Scarlett Johansson.

Friday, July 26
The Merry Wives of Windsor
7:30 p.m.
Hartung Theater
625 Stadium Dr. in Moscow
Idaho Repertory Theatre presents Shakespeare’s most notorious comic glutton. Falstaff, a lazy, cheating knight, thinks he can trick two women out of their husbands’ money – but he’s in for a surprise. The price he pays is tenfold in this lively Shakespearean comedy. Performances will be held at 7:30 p.m. July 26 and 2 p.m. July 28. Tickets cost $20 for adults, $15 for seniors, and $10 for students and children ages 12 and younger. Season passes cost $60 each and allow patrons to see any four IRT performances of their choosing. For more information or to purchase tickets, call (208) 885-6465.

Saturday, July 27
Let’s Misbehave: The Music and Lyrics of Cole Porter
7:30 p.m.
Hartung Theater
625 Stadium Dr. in Moscow
Idaho Repertory Theatre presents a 1930s New York in a musical featuring beloved standards like “Anything Goes” and “I’ve Got You Under My Skin.” Three good friends make a pact to find true love. Their quest is all in good fun until the women discover they have eyes for the same man. Tickets cost $20 for adults, $15 for seniors, and $10 for students and children ages 12 and younger. Season passes cost $60 each and allow patrons to see any four IRT performances of their choosing. For more information or to purchase tickets, call (208) 885-6465.

Sunday, July 28
The Merry Wives of Windsor
2 p.m.
Hartung Theater
625 Stadium Dr. in Moscow
Idaho Repertory Theatre presents Shakespeare’s most notorious comic glutton. Falstaff, a lazy, cheating knight, thinks he can trick two women out of their husbands’ money – but he’s in for a surprise. The price he pays is tenfold in this lively Shakespearean comedy. Tickets cost $20 for adults, $15 for seniors, and $10 for students and children ages 12 and younger. Season passes cost $60 each and allow patrons to see any four IRT performances of their choosing. For more information or to purchase tickets, call (208) 885-6465.

For more university events, visit www.uidaho.edu/calendar.
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The University of Idaho inspires 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, and competes in the Big Sky Conference. Through the university’s $225 million Inspiring Futures capital campaign, private giving will enhance student learning, faculty research and innovation, and a spirit of enterprise. Learn more: 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, and competes in the Western Athletic Conference. For information, visit www.uidaho.edu.