Oct. 29PULLMAN — Fusing the rock outfit of drums-bass-guitar with the traditional sounds of Malawi’s marimba, thumb piano and percussion, Peter Mawanga and the Amaravi Movement will bring a modern African sound to Washington State University’s Jones Theatre at 7:30 Oct. 29.
Tickets are $16 for adults, $13 for seniors age 60 and older and $8 for non-WSU students and youth. WSU student tickets are free and available in advance only at the Beasley Coliseum ticket office with valid WSU ID.
Reserved seating is available through TicketsWest outlets, including online at TicketsWest.com, by phone at (800) 325-SEAT and at Beasley Coliseum box office (open 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. weekdays) and Rosauers in Lewiston. Same-day tickets will be available at the Daggy Hall box office beginning two hours before the performance.
MOSCOW — The University of Idaho Opera Program will perform a series of opera scenes at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 30 in the Administration Building auditorium on the UI campus here.
Some of the scenes performed will be from opera composer Giuseppe Verdi’s “Falstaff,” which was first performed in 1893 and Philip Glass’ “Einstein on the Beach.” The aim of Friday’s performance is to gear audience members up for UI’s full spring production of “Cendrillon,” French for “Cinderella,” by opera composer Jules Massenet.
Tickets for the performance are $8 for adults, $5 for children and can be purchased at the door.
MOSCOW — The eighth annual Animals of the Night will feature live animals, music, games and crafts from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday at the Palouse-Clearwater Environmental Institute here, 1040 Rodeo Drive.
Attendees at this educational fundraiser will be able to move through stations at the organization’s nature center, and learn about nocturnal animals. The guest experts staffing the stations include representatives from the Wolf Education and Research Center in Winchester, the Washington State University Raptor Club, the University of Idaho Wildlife Society, the WSU Entomology Graduate Student Association and the Idaho Department of Fish and Game.
LEWISTON — Poets Kimberly Burwick and Kevin Goodan will read from their work at 7 p.m. Oct. 30 at the Lewis-Clark State College Center for Arts & History here, 415 Main St.
Burwick is the author of “Has No Kinsmen,” “Horses in the Cathedral” and her latest, “Goodnight Brother,” which won the Burnside Review book prize. She teaches creative writing at Washington State University and at UCLA-extension Writer’s Program.
Goodan is the author of “In the Ghost-House Acquainted,” “Winter Tenor,” “Upper Level Disturbances” and the soon-to-be-released “Let The Voices.” He is associate professor of English at LCSC.
The reading is free.
UNIONTOWN — New work from members of the Palouse Watercolor Socius are on display beginning Oct. 29 at Artisans at the Dahmen Barn here.
The artists will attend a reception from 1 to 4 p.m. Nov. 1, and the exhibit will continue through Nov. 29.
The Palouse Watercolor Socius, formed in 1974, aims to give watercolorists the opportunity to learn from each other, exhibit their work and promote an appreciation of watercolor painting within the community, according to a news release.
Members exhibiting works during this show include Ernie Weiss of Pullman, and Mary Reed and Peggy Conrad, both of Moscow.
The barn, along U.S. Highway 195, is open 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Thursday through Sunday.
PULLMAN — Horace Alexander Young, a visiting saxophonist and Washington State University alumnus, will perform with the faculty/student WSU Jazz Big Band during a free concert at noon Nov. 4 in Bryan Hall.
Members of WSU’s faculty ensemble Jazz Northwest will perform at 4:20 p.m. in Kimbrough Hall.
The concerts are part of the daylong WSU Jazz Festival for area high school groups. The festival will include clinics and adjudicated performances throughout the day.
A multi-instrumentalist on woodwinds, keyboards, percussion and vocals as well as a composer and arranger, Young has appeared on more than 80 recordings and several international tours, according to a news release.