Oct. 21 and 23The Palouse Choral Society’s first concerts of the season will feature much-loved show tunes Oct. 21 in Moscow and Oct. 23 in Lewiston.
“The Best of Rodgers and Hammerstein” will be performed at 7:30 p.m. Friday in the University of Idaho’s Administration Building auditorium, 851 Campus Drive, and again at 4 p.m. Sunday in the Silverthorne Theater in the Administration Building on the campus of Lewis-Clark State College in Lewiston.
The concerts will include performances by the full chorale, the chamber choir, and select small groups and soloists. They will feature selections from “The Sound of Music,” “Carousel,” “Oklahoma,” “South Pacific,” “Cinderella,” “Flower Drum Song” and “State Fair.” The chorale is composed of 70 singers from across the Inland Northwest.
The performance marks the first for Sarah Graham, the choral’s new artistic and music director.
Cost is $15 for adults and $8 for students with free admission for ages 12 and younger.
Tickets may be purchased in advance at www.palousechoralsociety.org or at the door.
UNIONTOWN — The Working Poor will play some Americana during a dance concert beginning at 7 p.m. Oct. 22 at Artisans at the Dahmen Barn here.
The band will play in the Loafing Shed, the newest building at the barn. While mainly a cover band, the group also plays some originals, according to a news release.
Admission is $12 at the door, and wine and beer will be for sale to those ages 21 and older.
Members include Daniel Mark Faller of Lewiston, guitar and vocals; Bruce Grimoldby of Lewiston, bass and vocals; Cris Peterson of Moscow, guitar, mandolin, fiddle and vocals; Brian Davies of Uniontown, pedal steel guitar; and Doug Lopes of Pullman, drums and vocals.
The barn is at 419 N. Park Way.
MOSCOW — English professor O. Alan Weltzien will discuss his new book about the history of Pacific Northwest volcanoes at 6 p.m. Oct. 23 at BookPeople of Moscow.
Weltzien also will sign copies of his book, “Exceptional Mountains: A History of the Pacific Northwest Volcanoes.” He was raised in Bellevue, Wash., and now is a professor of English at University of Montana-Western in Dillon. Weltzien is the editor of the Norman Maclean Reader.
Weltzien’s book looks at the relationship between Pacific Northwest volcanoes, regional identity, and outdoor recreation, according to a news release.
MOSCOW — Deviant Septet, a contemporary chamber ensemble, will perform the second concert of the University of Idaho’s Auditorium Chamber Music Series 30th anniversary season at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 25.
The concert is in the UI’s Administration Building auditorium.
The ensemble features Mike Gurfield, trumpet, Bill Kalinkos, clarinet, Karen Kim, violin, Brad Balliett, bassoon, Doug Balliett, bass, Mike Lormand, trombone, and Jared Soldiviero, percussion. Their program will feature 21st century works as well as Igor Stravinsky’s “L’histoire du soldat.”
Cost is $10 for students, $19 for ages 65 and older, and $22 for regular price. Tickets are available in advance at BookPeople of Moscow or online at www.uidaho.edu/class/acms/tickets.