This is your Weekly Update for April 2-9. For more information visit news.boisestate.edu.
Thursday, April 4
Emeritus Guild Fabric Art Show. 4-8 p.m. Emeritus Center, 2239 University Drive, Boise. The show features the work of retired faculty and staff from Boise State. All of the artists are members of the Emeritus Guild, an organization that honors those who retire with distinction, and their spouses. Two floors of fabric art will be on display, including quilts, art quilts, weavings, fabric collages, cyanotype prints, tatting, crochet, cross stitch and embroidery work. Free.
Fettuccine Forum. 5:30 p.m. Rose Room, 718 W. Idaho St., Boise. The free public lecture series presents “Remnants of Boise,” by Brandi Burns and Rich Binsacca. Call 433-5670 or visit boiseartsandhistory.com.
“The Hobbit.” 7 p.m. Special Events Center. The Thursday Blockbuster Series presents the film “The Hobbit,” which was nominated for three Oscars. Enjoy free popcorn and soda. Free for students, $1 for non-students. Visit involvement.boisestate.edu.
Panel Discussion “Public Health is ROI: Current Issues in Idaho” 7 p.m. Multipurpose Classroom Building, Room 106. The Department of Community and Environmental Health, in partnership with the Idaho Public Health Association, will host a panel discussion “Public Health is ROI: Current Issues in Idaho” as part of National Public Health Week at Boise State University. For more information contact Andy Hyer, Department of Community and Environmental Health or email@example.com or 426-2335.
Foundational Studies Open House. 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Old Business Building, Room 116. The Foundational Studies program will share what students are learning in UF100, 200 and 300 level courses, offer information for advisors and instructors and demonstrate activities used in Foundational Studies courses. Snacks and raffle prizes are available. For more information, call 426-4057.
Friday and Saturday, April 5-6
Tunnel of Oppression. Student Union Simplot Ballroom. The Tunnel, an interactive theater featuring a series of vignettes spotlighting the realities of oppression, will be followed by a debriefing, a discussion guided by trained counselors to process the reactions of people who have just experienced what it feels like to be an outcast. Call Ro Parker or Sara Church at 426-5950 or visit mss.boisestate.edu.
Friday- Sunday, April 5-7
Davis Cup Quarterfinals. Taco Bell Arena. 2013 Davis Cup by the BNP Paribas World Group Quarterfinal between the United States and Serbia. Ticket prices range from $90 to $500 and are sold as three-day packages ($30-$166 per day). Tickets can be purchased at idahotickets.com or by calling (888) 484-8782.
Friday, April 5
Soul Patch and Blaze & Kelly. 11:30 a.m. Soul Patch; 12:30 p.m. Blaze & Kelly. Student Union Building. Part of the Student Union Performance Series. Free. Visit finearts.boisestate.edu.
“Ask Your Mama: Twelve Moods for Jazz.” 7 p.m. Special Events Center. Ron McCurdy, musical director of the Langston Hughes Project at the University of Southern California, will perform Hughes’ “Ask Your Mama: Twelve Moods for Jazz.” Free. Visit idahojazzsociety.org.
Vocal Jazz Solo Night Concert. 7:30 p.m. Morrison Center Recital Hall. Tickets are $5 general, $3 seniors, students and Boise State faculty, staff and students are free with ID at the door.
Saturday, April 6
Graduate Recital, Melissa Wilson, cello. 1:30-3 p.m. Morrison Center Recital Hall. Free. Call 426-1596.
Senior Recital, Jeremy Ruth, clarinet. 3:30-5 p.m. Morrison Center Recital Hall. Free. Call 426-1596.
Graduate Recital, David Feldman, cello. 5:30-7 p.m. Morrison Center Recital Hall. Free. Call 426-1596.
Student Recital, Yonsoo Park, violin. 7:30-9 p.m. Morrison Center Recital Hall. Free. Call 426-1596.
Microsoft Appathon. 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. College of Engineering, Room 106. Artists, designers, gamers, storytellers and coders are invited to the Microsoft Appathon. Participants will learn new skills and will receive $100 for new apps. The event includes contest, prizes and refreshments. Hosted by the Department of Computer Science. For more information call Amit Jain 426-3821 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sunday, April 7
“Music of the Night,” Third Annual Boise State Prom. 7-10 p.m. Student Union Hatch Ballroom. The theme of the third annual Boise State Prom is “Music of the Night,” based on the Phantom of the Opera. Formal attire is required. Free for Boise State students, $5 suggested donation for non-students.
Spring Choral Concert. 7:30 p.m. Morrison Center. The annual choral concert will feature the Boise State Meistersingers, University Singers and the “Vox Angelis” Women’s Chorus, directed by Michael Porter. $5 adults, $3 seniors. Students and Boise State faculty, staff and students are free with ID at the door.