Sept. 3MOSCOW — A free touring performance of “VANG: A Drama about Recent Immigrant Farmers” will be staged at 6 tonight in the University of Idaho’s Prichard Gallery here, 414 S. Main St.
The hourlong play by Mary Swander and Dennis Chamberlin features two actors, one woman and one man, who portray all eight immigrants.
The immigrant farmers in this production came from four continents, speaking more than six different languages, with multiple experiences of the world, according to a news release.
LEWISTON — An art opening for an exhibit of watercolors by Jill Hosmer of Clarkston will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at the Blue Lantern Coffee House & Wine Bar here, 326 Main St.
The exhibit will continue through Oct. 1.
Hosmer will be present at the opening, and wine and appetizers will be served.
Hosmer lived for 20 years in San Diego where she was active in the art community, and participated in both one-person and group shows. She moved to Clarkston in 2003, and has exhibited at the Lewis-Clark State College Center for Arts & History in Lewiston, the Bank Left Gallery in Palouse, the Carnegie Art Center in Walla Walla and the Valley Art Center in Clarkston.
In an artist statement, Hosmer wrote four of the paintings (as pictured below) in the exhibit were done during the 2015 Plein Air Competition sponsored by the LCSC Center for Arts & History, while the rest of the paintings were done in the studio earlier this year.
Blue Lantern hours are 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday, Tuesday and Thursday through Saturday; 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday; and 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday.
NEW MEADOWS — An exhibit honoring Idaho veterans of all eras will be displayed beginning Saturday in the historic Pacific & Idaho Northern Railway Depot here, 101 Commercial Ave.
The exhibit, titled “Those Who Serve,” is sponsored by the Adams County (Idaho) Historical Society and will continue every weekend through September. It has been shown at the Idaho Capitol building in Boise.
The exhibit will be in the Freight Room auditorium at the south side of the building, and also will feature Adams County veterans photos and digital photos as well as memorabilia from the ACHS museum collection.
There is no admission charge, and hours are 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Sunday and Monday, and noon to 4 p.m. the remaining three weekends of the month.
More information is available by contacting the historical society at (208) 347-2932, emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or visiting the ACHS website at www.historicpindepot.com.
COLFAX — The 2015 annual Threshing Bee, featuring historic and horse-drawn farm equipment, will be from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday 5 miles west of here across State Route Highway 26 from the Palouse Empire Fairgrounds.
A no-host lunch will be available in the community building, and all events are free.
MOSCOW — The Sweet Lillies, a four-member group featuring high-energy tunes and original songs, will perform at 9:30 p.m. Tuesday at John’s Alley here, 114 E. Sixth St.
The “jamgrass” band formed a year ago in Colorado, according to the band’s website. Members include Alexandra Schwan on lead vocals and guitar, Julie Gussaroff on upright bass, Becca Bisque on viola and Danjo Lynn on banjo.
Also on the band’s schedule is a Sept. 12 performance at Hogan’s Pub, 906 Sixth St., Clarkston.