This is your weekly update for March 12-19. For more information visit news.boisestate.edu/update.
Tuesday, March 12
Pinterest Night. 5 p.m. Student Union Hatch A and B Ballrooms. Join the Student Involvement and Leadership center for a night of Pinterest-influenced crafts and do-it-yourself fun. Free. Visit getinvolved.boisestate.edu.
The Idea of Nature, a lecture by Dan Philippon. 6 p.m. Student Union Simplot Ballroom. Dan Philippon, associate professor of English at University of Minnesota, will present “The Nature of Slow Food,” a lecture on the Slow Food movement in Europe. Part of the second annual public lecture series titled “Interdisciplinary Explorations – The Idea of Nature.” Free. Visit scholarworks.boisestate.edu/ideaofnature.
Guest Artist Recital, Thomas Otten, pianist. 7 p.m. Morrison Center Recital Hall. Free. Call 426-1596.
Wednesday, March 13
Kimberle Crenshaw, Lecture. 6:30 p.m. Student Union Jordan Ballroom. Kimberle Crenshaw, professor of law at Columbia University and UCLA, will present “The Intersectional Paradigm: Race and Gender in Work, Life and Politics.” Crenshaw’s work on intersectionality has been foundational for analyzing the interrelationship between categories of experience/identity and social inequalities. Presented by the Women’s Center and the Gender Studies Program. Free. Free parking will be provided in the Lincoln Avenue Garage. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org or visit womenscenter.boisestate.edu.
Thursday, March 14
“This is 40.” 7 p.m. Special Events Center. The Thursday Blockbuster Series presents the comedy film “This is 40.” Enjoy free popcorn and soda. Free for students, $1 for non-students. Visit involvement.boisestate.edu.
Thursday- Sunday, March 14-17
“Thoroughly Modern Millie.” 7:30 p.m. Thursday, 10 a.m. and 7:30 p.m. Friday, 7:30 p.m. Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday. Morrison Center. Presented by the Department of Theatre Arts. “Thoroughly Modern Millie” is a high-spirited musical romp that has all of New York dancing the Charleston. This zany 1920s musical has taken Broadway by storm and has won the Tony Award for Best Musical. $15 general, $12 seniors, students and military, free ($5 at the door) for Boise State students, staff and faculty and $6 children at idahotickets.com. Boise State students, staff and faculty free tickets must be picked up in advance at the Morrison Center, Taco Bell Arena or the Student Union Building.
Saturday, March 16
Graduate Recital, Michael Sabatka, viola. 1:30 p.m. Morrison Center Recital Hall. Free. Call 426-1596.
Wednesday and Thursday, March 20-21
Gene Harris Jazz Festival. Student Union Building. The 16th annual Gene Harris Jazz Festival is founded upon jazz educational activities, supported by a great lineup of jazz artists, educator-adjudicators and clinicians. The theme this year is focused on the “big band,” including Idaho school big bands, the Boise State Big Band and the Gene Harris Festival SuperBand, comprising jazz all-stars from around the country. For more information on performance schedules and ticket prices, visit geneharris.org.