This is your weekly update for the week of Nov. 13-Nov. 20
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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.
“Après ‘I Voted’ — A Post Election Conversation.” 7 p.m. Center on Main, 1020 Main St. in Boise. A panel will help you vent about the emotional roller coaster of the recent election. Appetizers and bipartisanship conversation begins at 6:30 p.m. Presented by the College of Social Sciences and Public Affairs, Political Science Department, Andrus Center for Public Policy and The Blue Review. Free. RSVP on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/events/280336732069346/.
Men’s Basketball vs. Oakland. 7:30 p.m. Taco Bell Arena. Call 426-4737.
Wednesday-Thursday, Nov. 14-15
Conference on Culture, Identity and Language. 9-11 a.m. Student Union Hatch C Ballroom. Part of International Education Week. Free. Call 426-3652.
Wednesday, Nov. 14
“Aupa Etxebeste.” 10 a.m. – noon. Room TBA. Film is in Basque with English subtitles. Part of International Education Week. Free. Call 426-3652.
Peace Corps Information Session. 6 p.m. Student Union Bergquist Lounge. Part of International Education Week. Free. Call 426-3652.
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.
Thursday, Nov. 15
Peace Corps Application Workshop. Noon-1 p.m. Student Union Ah Fong Room. Part of International Education Week. Free. Call 426-3652.
Winter Jam 2012. 7 p.m. Taco Bell Arena. The Winter Jam 2012 Tour Spectacular is headlined by Grammy-winning multi-platinum recording artist TobyMac. Boasting a lineup of some of the top names in Christian music, Winter Jam West Coast features RED, Sidewalk Prophets, Jamie Grace, Chris August, Group 1 Crew, Jason Castro, Dara Maclean and Capital Kings, along with a message from evangelist Nick Hall. Admission is a $10 donation at the door. Visit tacobellarena.com/winter-jam-2012.
Friday, Nov. 16
Eric Church, Blood, Sweat & Beers Tour. 7:30 p.m. Taco Bell Arena. With special guests Justin Moore and Kip Moore. Since the release of his first album, “Sinners like Me,” in 2006 Church has led the pack with retrospective songwriting, invigorating live shows and a hard-boiled attitude soaked in blood, sweat and ice cold beers. Tickets are $37.50-$47.50 at the Taco Bell Arena box office, at all Select-a-Seat outlets, online at idahotickets.com or by calling 426-1766.
Senior Recital, Stephanie L’Heureux, piano. 7:30- 9 p.m. Morrison Center Recital Hall. Free. Call 426-1596.
Saturday, Nov. 17
Ballet Idaho and Philharmonic Master Chorale. 8 p.m. Morrison Center. Ballet Idaho and the Boise Philharmonic tell the story of the relocation of thousands of Shoshone and Bannock Americans with “Sacred Land,” a brand new work for chorus, soloists and dancers (Ballet Idaho) by Idaho composer Jim Cockey. Tickets available at boisephilharmonic.org.
Boise State Football vs. Colorado State. 1:30 p.m. Bronco Stadium. Call 426-4737.
Thursday-Sunday, Nov. 22-25
University Offices Closed.
Sunday, Nov. 18
Men’s Basketball vs. Louisiana-Lafayette. 1 p.m. Taco Bell Arena. Call 426-4737.
Tuesday, Nov. 20
“Cirque Dreams Holidaze.” 7:30 p.m. Morrison Center. Re-imagine the holiday season with “Cirque Dreams Holidaze.” Experience gingerbread men flipping in mid air, toy soldiers marching on thin wires, snowmen daringly balancing, and reindeer soaring high above a landscape of holiday wonderment. Tickets are $30, $40 and $50 at idahotickets.com.
Women’s Basketball vs. Idaho State. 7 p.m. Taco Bell Arena. Call 426-4737.