This is your weekly update for the week of Nov. 7- Nov. 14.
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Thursday-Saturday, Nov. 8-10
“The Importance of Being Earnest.” 7:30 p.m. Morrison Center. The Boise State University Department of Theatre Arts presents Oscar Wilde’s “The Importance of Being Earnest.” Directed by Gordon Reinhart. Tickets are $15 general, $12 for non-Boise State students, Boise State alumni, members of the military and seniors, $9 for groups of 10 or more at any Select-A-Seat outlet or idahotickets.com. Full-time Boise State students, faculty and staff may pick up one free ticket in advance with a valid Boise State ID at on-campus ticket outlets. Free tickets will not be available at the door.
Thursday, Nov. 8
Dan Isla, Mars Curiosity Rover. 6:30 p.m. Student Union Barnwell Room. Boise State alumnus Dan Isla will speak on “From BSU to Mars: An alumni’s experience working on NASA’s most complex spacecraft ever sent to the Red Planet” as part of the IEEE Boise Computer Society Banquet. Cost is $30, $20 for Boise State students and IEEE members and $10 for IEEE student members. Register at http://tinyurl.com/ieeebcs12.
“The Dark Knight Rises.” 7 p.m. Special Events Center. The Thursday Blockbuster Series presents the film “The Dark Knight Rises.” Enjoy free popcorn and soda. Free for students, $1 for non-students. Visit involvement.boisestate.edu.
Guest Artist Recital: Kasandra Keeling, piano.7:30-9:30 p.m. Morrison Center Recital Hall. Keeling is associate professor and chair of keyboard studies at University of Texas, San Antonio. As a soloist, collaborative artist and teacher, she has traveled throughout the U.S., Mexico, Canada and China. $5 general, $3 seniors, free to students of all ages and Boise State faculty and staff. Call 426-1596.
Saturday, Nov. 10
Service Saturday. 9 a.m-2 p.m. Student Union Building. Take your pick from four to five service projects at local charitable or nonprofit agencies and learn about new and exciting ways to get involved. Breakfast provided. Participants should wear comfortable, appropriate clothing and closed-toed shoes. Reserve your spot at https://orgsync.com23254/forms/54971.
Graduate Recital, Jessie Youngblood, violin. 1:30-3 p.m. Morrison Center Recital Hall. Free. Call 426-1596.
Black and Blue Hockey Game. 2 p.m. Century Link Arena. The Boise State Men’s Hockey Club plays University of Idaho in this game to benefit Ada County Meals on Wheels. $10 or three tickets for $20 when purchased in advance at the Student Recreation Center; $15 at the door. One free ticket is available for Boise State faculty and staff by emailing email@example.com.
Trey Mcintyre Project. 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. Morrison Center. TMP performs live with the Korea National Contemporary Dance Company. $20-$63 at idahotickets.com; discounts available for seniors, children, educators and Boise State faculty and staff. Visit www.treymcintyre.com.
Graduate Recital, CarolBeth Hawn, piano. 3:30-5 p.m. Morrison Center Recital Hall. Free. Call 426-1596.
Sunday, Nov. 11
Men’s Basketball vs. Texas Southern. 2 p.m. Taco Bell Arena. Call 426-4737.
“In the Mood, a 1940s Revue.” 4 p.m. Morrison Center. Now in its 19th successful season touring the world, “In the Mood” presents a retro 1940s revue featuring singers and dancers with the sensational String of Pearls Big Band Orchestra. In the 1940s, the combination of up-tempo big band instruments and intimate, romantic ballads set the mood for a future filled with promise, hope and prosperity. Tickets are $19.50, $29.50 and $39.50 at idahotickets.com.
Monday- Friday, Nov. 12-16
International Education Week. Various times. Student Union. Join Boise State’s celebration of international education and worldwide exchange. Enjoy international dishes in the Boise River Café, vote for your favorite picture in the Study Abroad photo contest or attend a conference on culture, identity and language.
Saturday, Nov. 12
Veterans Day Ceremony. 11 a.m. Bronco Stadium. Boise State will honor the men and women who have served our country with a Veterans Day celebration featuring on-campus and community speakers and a children’s choir from Garfield Elementary School. Free. Parking will be available in the west stadium parking lot. Enter through South Gate A. Call 426-4239.
Senior Recital, Bethany Sigurdson, piano. 7:30-9 p.m. Morrison Center Recital Hall. Free. Call 426-1596.
Tuesday, Nov. 13
Health Fair. 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Student Union Jordan Ballroom. “Health is Contagious,” the 16th annual Boise State University Health Fair, features low-cost early detection and preventative health screenings, including mammograms (billed to insurance; schedule at 367-8787) and flu shots ($20), hearing checks, prizes and giveaways. Limited free parking available in the Lincoln Avenue Parking Garage.
John Best High School Orchestra Festival with the Boise State University Symphony Orchestra. 4 p.m. Morrison Center. $5 general, $3 seniors, free to students of all ages and Boise State faculty and staff. Call 426-1596.
Women’s Basketball vs. North Dakota State. 5:30 p.m. Taco Bell Arena. Call 426-4737.
Story Story Night: Student Edition. 7 p.m. Student Union Jordan Ballroom. Story Story Night brings its live-without-notes show to Boise State. The theme is “Liar, Liar: Short Stories of Tall Deception.” Students can enter their 10-minute themed story to firstname.lastname@example.org by Nov. 5 to be selected to perform. Free. For more information visit getinvolved.boisestate.edu.
Men’s Basketball vs. Oakland. 7:30 p.m. Taco Bell Arena. Call 426-4737.
Wednesday, Nov. 14
The Fresh Beat Band. 7 p.m. Morrison Center. The Fresh Beat Band, Nickelodeon’s popular preschool music group, will perform hits from the TV show. The live-action music series teaches preschoolers about music appreciation and how to express their feelings through movement, song and instrumental music. Tickets are $29.50, $34.50 and $39.50 at idahotickets.com.