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Idaho Watercolor Society's traveling show comes to Moscow Dec. 16

Idaho Watercolor Society's traveling show comes to Moscow Dec. 16

Third Street Gallery in Moscow, ID announced its newest exhibit titled Idaho Watercolor Society Traveling Show. The exhibit will feature work from the 2014 IWS Traveling show and will run December 16, 2014 through January 30 2015.

 

The reception for the exhibit will take place January 8, 2015 from 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

 

Every year, the Idaho Watercolor Society sponsors an annual juried competition for its members throughout the state.  From all the entries received, only a select few were chosen for a show which was exhibited at Boise State University.  The paintings exhibited are those from the North Region of IWS that were shown in Boise and a few works from the Palouse Watercolor Society.

 

Jazz Choirs Holiday Concert warms up the season

Jazz Choirs Holiday Concert warms up the season

The temperature outside has plunged past comfortable, but holiday cheer will warm thousands of concertgoers Friday, December 12, inside the ASUI-Kibbie Activity Center during the University of Idaho’s annual Jazz Choirs Holiday Concert.

The concert begins at 7:30 p.m. and is free, though donations of cash will be accepted at the door to benefit the Lionel Hampton School of Music.

With musical selections from around the world encompassing seasonal holidays and traditions, the evening features the UI Jazz Choirs, who invited 700 local and regional elementary, junior high school and high school choir members to perform, along with the Alpine Carillons, the Holiday String Orchestra and Jazz Band IV.

“This concert has been a part of Moscow’s holiday tradition for so many years,” said Dan Bukvich, professor of music and concert director. “It continues to offer local students the opportunity to work with university musicians in an exciting and high-pressure environment.”

Lionel Hampton Jazz Fest tickets on sale now

Lionel Hampton Jazz Fest tickets on sale now

Tickets for the general public are on sale now for the 48th annual University of Idaho Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival.

The festival runs February 25-28. Tickets are available for all evening concerts with prices ranging from $20-$50 per night, with discounts for participating students and youth.

“These artists are traveling hundreds of miles – often from across the country – to perform in this amazing festival,” said Steven Remington, festival executive director. “The artists and jazz educators we invite are dedicated to performing for our community, fans and students.”

The Wednesday, February 25, opening evening concert, presented by Avista Corp., will feature saxophonists Grace Kelly and Jeff Coffin, the All-Star Quartet, vibraphonist Stefon Harris, and a performance by the Lionel Hampton School of Music Jazz Band 1 directed by UI professor of music Vern Sielert.

Local girls have chance to code national Christmas trees in D.C. with Google

Local girls have chance to code national Christmas trees in D.C. with Google

Google and the National Park Foundation are teaming up for a program that gives girls in Washington state the chance to have their work on display in Washington D.C. for the White House's annual tree lighting ceremony.

Kiwanis Club of Pullman to host pancake breakfast Dec. 6

Kiwanis Club of Pullman to host pancake breakfast Dec. 6

A hearty pancake breakfast, lively musical entertainment and a silent auction are all part of this year's Kiwanis Pancake Breakfast from 7:00 a.m. to noon on Saturday, December 6, at Lincoln Middle School.


“This long-time event helps the Kiwanis Club of Pullman raise funds that it invests in our community, especially Pullman's children,” said Ginger Flynn, club president. “We appreciate all the people who attend this festive event that is a special part of the holiday season.”

A Holiday Happening fund raising event for St. Boniface Catholic School

A Holiday Happening fund raising event for St. Boniface Catholic School

St. Boniface Catholic School in Colton, WA will host "A Holiday Happening" fund raising event on Saturday, December 6th, from 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.

The event will include 24 different vendors offering a variety of different products. Event organizer, Andi Keller, said the event will be a good way to both help the school make extra money, as well has give people a chance to get their Christmas shopping done in one place.

Some of the event's vendors will include, Scentsy, Lila's Jewelery Made with Love, Mary Kay, Photos by Marlin, and Jamberry.

The vendor's booth fees will go directly to the school, and the vendors will also have the opportunity to donate any profit they make. The event will also have lunch available for purchase, a bake sale, and gift wrapping. The proceeds for these areas will go directly to the school. This event is one of three major fundraisers the private school puts on annually to help raise money to ensure it stays open. 

The event will be held at the school at 306 Steptoe Street in Colton, WA. Any questions can be directed to Andi Keller at 509-330-A 1094 or by email at andikeller11@gmail.com.

WSU Athletic Hall of Fame to induct Steve Gleason at Apple Cup on Saturday

WSU Athletic Hall of Fame to induct Steve Gleason at Apple Cup on Saturday

Washington State University will induct Steve Gleason as the 178th member of the school's Athletic Hall of Fame during this year's Apple Cup game. The ceremony is set to take place during an on-field ceremony between the first and second quarters of Saturday's game against Washington.

 

“I'd encourage fans to be there to make sure they don't miss anything,” said Associate Director of Athletics, Bill Stevens.

 

Stevens said each year a selection committee determines who is elected into the hall of fame.