Feb. 10LEWISTON — The Twin County United Way’s second Sip, Swing and Support for our Community is Friday evening at Lindsay Creek Vineyards in Lewiston.
The event includes music, dancing and hors d’oeuvres, and each ticket includes one complimentary glass of Lindsay Creek Vineyards wine or beer.
Doors for the event open at 6:45 p.m., and the Swing Notes will play live music from 7 to 9 p.m. Music by a DJ will continue until 11 p.m.
Cost is $35, and tickets are available at the door.
The event raises funds for the United Way’s Community Fund, which provides grants for nonprofit programs in the Lewiston-Clarkston Valley working to address critical needs identified in the community, according to a news release.
Lindsay Creek Vineyards is at 3107 Powers Ave.
MOSCOW — The University of Idaho Women’s Center will stage its annual benefit production of Eve Ensler’s “The Vagina Monologues” at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday at the Kenworthy Performing Arts Centre here.
V-Day is a global activist movement to stop violence against women and girls, according to a news release.
Cost in advance is $8, and tickets are available at the UI Women’s Center, in Memorial Gym on UI’s campus, and at Safari Pearl in downtown Moscow. Tickets at the door are $12. Ticket sales will benefit Alternatives to Violence of the Palouse, the Women’s Center and the V-Day Campaign.
First performed by Ensler in a solo off-Broadway show in 1996, “The Vagina Monologues” explores the mystery, humor, pain, power, wisdom, outrage and excitement buried in women’s experiences, according to a news release. The UI performances include a cast of 16, comprised of students, employees and community members.
More information about the production is available by calling the UI Women’s Center at (208) 885-2777 or online at www.uidaho.edu/diversity/dhr/womens-center/events/vagina-monologues.
PULLMAN — Greg Anderson and Elizabeth Joy Roe will bring their piano duo performance to Washington State University’s Jones Theatre at 2 p.m. Saturday.
The program will include the duo’s arrangements of Piazzolla tangos including “Primavera Portena,” “Oblivion” and “Libertango”; the Beatles’ “Let It Be”; and music by Rachmaninoff.
Admission for reserved seating is $18 regular price, $15 for ages 60 and older, and $9 for non-WSU students and youth. WSU student admission is free.
Tickets may be purchased at TicketsWest outlets, including online at www.ticketswest.com/events/wsu-performing-arts/10391/, by phone at (800) 325-SEAT, in person at WSU’s Beasley Coliseum ticket office from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. weekdays and the Lewiston Rosauers.
Anderson and Roe’s recent albums on the Steinway label, “When Words Fade,” “An Amadeus Affair” and “The Art of Bach,” have spent dozens of weeks at the top of the Billboard Classical Charts, while their Emmy-nominated, self-produced music videos have been viewed by millions on YouTube.com and at international film festivals.
The duo recently toured throughout North America, Asia and Europe; appeared with the San Francisco Symphony, the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic, the Chicago Sinfonietta and more; served as webcast hosts for the Van Cliburn International Piano Competition; and released the DVD of their ambitious music film, “The Rite of Spring.”
UNIONTOWN — “Love at the Barn,” a Valentine event held in collaboration with the Palouse Choral Society, will begin at 6:30 p.m. Saturday in the Loafing Shed of the Artisans at the Dahmen Barn here.
The event will feature a tapas meal, dessert and a glass of wine. The Palouse Choral Society Chamber Choir and selected soloists will perform love songs for Valentine’s Day as well as Rodgers and Hammerstein favorites.
Cost is $55, and tickets must be purchased in advance by calling the barn at (509) 229-3414.
The barn is at 419 N. Park Way, Uniontown.
CLARKSTON — The eighth annual Wine & Microbrew Tasting, a fundraiser for Holy Family Catholic School in Clarkston, begins at 6 p.m. Saturday at Basalt Cellars Winery here.
The event features five tastes of Basalt Cellars wines or Riverport Brewery microbrews as well as hors d’oeuvres and desserts.
Cost is $25 to $30. Tickets may be purchased at the school, 1002 Chestnut St., or by calling (509) 758-6621.
The winery is at 906 Port Drive.
MOSCOW — Two scientists will discuss “The Science of GMOs and Vaccines” from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Saturday at the 1912 Center here.
Cheryl Miller, a postdoctoral scholar working at Washington State University, and Kevin Folta, a professor at the University of Florida in Gainesville, will speak at the free annual “Darwin on the Palouse” event, which celebrates “humanity, science and rational thought,” according to a news release.
The 1912 Center is at 412 E. Third St.