This is your weekly update for the week of Oct. 31-Nov. 7.
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Wednesday, Oct. 31
Tool Time Bicycle Workshop. 11 a.m.-noon. Cycle Learning Center. The Tool Time: Brown Bag Maintenance Workshop Series will teach everything from the basics of emergency roadside repairs to how to perform a complete overhaul. This week’s session is “Front derailleurs.” Free. Register at rec.boisestate.edu/clc.
Thursday-Sunday, Nov. 1-4
Idaho Dance Theatre. 7 p.m. Nov. 1 (preview night), 8 p.m. Nov. 2-3, and 2 p.m. Nov. 4. Special Events Center. The performance includes Carl Rowe’s and David Alan Earnest’s “Earth, Wind, Water, and Fire,” Rowe’s “Rorschach” and Marla Hansen’s “Chakra.” Tickets information is available at idahodancetheatre.org.
Thursday, Nov. 1
Fettucine Forum: David Adler. 5:30 p.m. Rose Room, 718 W. Idaho St. Adler, director of the Andrus Center for Public Policy at Boise State, addresses “Japanese-Americans, Internment Camps and the Forgotten Bill of Rights.” Free. Call 433-5670.
Richard Epstein, Brandt Foundation Lecture. 7 p.m. Student Union Jordan Ballroom. Constitutional law professor Richard Epstein will speak on “Putting the Limits Back in Limited Government.” Free. Free parking is available in the Lincoln Avenue Parking Garage. Visit www.boisestate.edu/brandtfoundation.
Friday and Saturday, Nov. 2-Nov. 3
Ballet Idaho: “Serenade, Sweet Dreams and New Works.” 8 p.m. Nov. 2; 2 p.m. Nov. 3. Morrison Center. “Serenade” includes music by Tchaikovsky and choreography by George Balanchine; “Sweet Dreams” is set to the music of Antonio Vivaldi and the songs of Patsy Cline choreographed by Peter Anastos; and “New Works” is choreographed by Nathan Powell. Tickets are $37-$57 at idahotickets.com. Visit www.balletidaho.org.
Literature for Lunch. 12:10-1 p.m. Boise Public Library, 715 S. Capitol Blvd. This month’s book is “Jack Maggs,” by Peter Carey. Free. For more information, email Cheryl Hindrichs at email@example.com or Carol Martin at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Women’s Basketball vs. Lewis-Clark State. 5:30 p.m. Taco Bell Arena. Call 426-4737.
Men’s Basketball vs. Saint Martin’s. 7:30 p.m. Taco Bell Arena. Call 426-4737.
Faculty Artist Series, Leslie Moreau, clarinet with Faculty Wind Quartet. 7:30 p.m. Morrison Center Recital Hall. $5 general, $3 seniors, free to students of all ages and Boise State faculty and staff. Call 426-1596.
Saturday, Nov. 3
Football vs. San Diego State. 8:30 p.m. Bronco Stadium. Call 426-4737.
Sunday, Nov. 4
Fall Symphonic Winds. 7:30 p.m. Morrison Center. Tickets at the door, $5 general, $3 seniors, free to students of all ages and Boise State faculty and staff.
Monday, Nov. 5
Abraham Verghese. 7:30 p.m. Morrison Center. The Cabin’s Reading and Conversations Series presents best-selling writer, physician and Stanford professor Abraham Verghese. “Cutting for Stone,” his epic first novel, was published in 2009 and spent more than two years as a bestseller on The New York Times Paperback Fiction list. Tickets are $37.25-$58.50 at idahotickets.com. Visit www.thecabinidaho.org.
Piano Studio Recital, Students of Del Parkinson. 7:30-9 p.m. Morrison Center Recital Hall. Free. Call 426-1596.
Tuesday, Nov. 6
Boise State All-Campus Band. 7:30-9:30 p.m. Special Events Center. $5 general, $3 seniors, free to students of all ages and Boise State faculty and staff. Call 426-1596.