There are a lot of events going on in these parts as the college campuses are back in full swing a month into their semesters, but all I can think about is the Beatles and “Yellow Submarine.” It’s the Beatles, after all.Sept. 20
You Qiang, a professor in the University of Idaho physics department, will give the first talk in the China on the Palouse fall 2018 lecture series beginning at 4 p.m. Sept. 20.
His talk, titled “The Ancient Chinese Philosophy of the I-Ching and Modern Science,” will be in Room 028 of the Teaching and Learning Center on the Moscow campus, 875 Line St. It is sponsored by the UI’s Confucius Institute.
Ringo Starr took the lead vocals on the famed Beatles song, but everyone gets a chance to join in during a showing of “Yellow Submarine: Sing-Along” at 7 p.m. Sept. 20 at the Kenworthy Performing Arts Centre in Moscow.
If you’ve always wanted to live beneath the waves in your yellow submarine, the cost to see this version of the 1968 film is $5. The movie was released in singalong version to mark the original’s 50th anniversary.
The Kenworthy is at 508 S. Main St.
“Wailing Fantasies,” the latest entry in the Washington State University’s School of Music Faculty Artist Series, begins at 8 p.m. Sept. 21 in the Bryan Hall Theatre on the Pullman campus.
The concert will feature performances by Sarah Miller, clinical assistant professor of trombone, Sophia Tegart, clinical assistant professor of flute, and Karen Savage, associate professor of piano. All are members of the WSU School of Music.
Cost is $10 regular price, $5 for non-WSU students and seniors age 55 and older, and free for WSU students. All proceeds from ticket sales benefit the School of Music Scholarship Fund.
Sept. 21 and 23
The next planetarium show at Washington State University in Pullman, “Solar System Sensation,” will kick off at 7 p.m. Sept. 21 and 5 p.m. Sept. 23.
The show will focus on 3D maps of each of the planets — including both asteroid belts and Pluto — accompanied by music. Cost is $5.
WSU’s planetarium is in Room 231 in Sloan Hall.
Scow Salon, a community art exhibition featuring works by more than 30 artists, will be from 6 to 9 p.m. Sept. 22 at Moscow’s One World Cafe.
The event features live music, visual art and spoken word. The cafe is at 533 S. Main St.
The second annual Generations Collide Car Show will be open from 2 to 6 p.m. Sept. 22 at Beasley Coliseum on the Pullman campus of Washington State University.
The free show will feature vehicles exhibited on the coliseum floor, the concourse and outside. Food and beverages will be available for purchase.
The show is organized by the WSU Automotive Enthusiasts Club.
Sept. 22 and 23
The first concert of the Washingon Idaho Symphony’s 47th season, “Made in America,” will be given in Pullman Sept. 22 and in Lewiston Sept. 23.
The concert, featuring music by American composers, will begin at 7:30 p.m. Saturday in the Pullman High School auditorium and at 3 p.m. Sunday in the Lewiston High School auditorium. The symphony will be under the direction of guest conductor Dahn Pham.
The program will include “Into a Star” by Gergory Yasinitsky, “An American in Paris” by George Gershwin as well as compositions by Aaron Copland and Leonard Bernstein.
Cost is $25 regular price, $15 for students and free for ages 12 and younger when accompanied by a paying adult.
A children’s choir from Uganda will perform a free concert at 7 p.m. Sept. 25 at Lincoln Middle School in Pullman.
Imani Milele Choir tours with its music and art to draw attention to the plight of orphans in their home country, according to a news release. The group’s performance includes music and a variety of dances and drum routines. Money raised from donations will support the educational, health and living expenses of orphans and students from the Imani Schools in Uganda.
The doors open at 6:30 p.m. at the school, 315 S.E. Crestview St.