There are real chances to learn this week, and enjoy yourself while doing it. Throw in food, photos, music and something especially for the kids, and you’ve got a well-rounded week.March 29
MOSCOW — Pulitzer Prize-winning New York Times national security reporter Adam Goldman will deliver the annual Oppenheimer Ethics Symposium keynote talk at 7 p.m. March 29 in the University of Idaho’s Administration Building auditorium here.
Goldman’s talk is titled “Reporting on the President, Spies and Why the Truth Matters.”
He covers the FBI and national security issues for the newspaper. He has contributed heavily to the paper’s reporting on the FBI investigation into possible collusion between Russia and the Trump administration.
Before moving to the New York Times, Goldman reported on terrorism and other related topics for the Washington Post. He is the recipient of several journalism awards, including the 2012 Pulitzer Prize for investigative reporting, the Harvard Goldsmith Prize for investigative reporting and a George Polk Award.
The Oppenheimer Ethics Symposium is held annually by the UI’s School of Journalism and Mass Media in the College of Letters, Arts and Social Sciences.
MOSCOW — “Around the World in 80 Days” will be staged at 6 p.m. March 29 by Idaho Theater for Youth 2018 at the Kenworthy Performing Arts Centre here.
The production, with book, music and lyrics by Alex Syiek, is recommended for students in kindergarten through sixth grade.
The musical is an updated version of Jules Verne’s classic adventure novel, and will feature Phileas Fogg and his personal assistant, Passepartout, racing around the world trying to win $10 million, according to a news release.
Cost is $5.
The theater is at 508 S. Main St.
PALOUSE — Author Mark Stadsklev will give a presentation about his book, “Alaskan Air,” at 6:30 p.m. March 29 at the Palouse Library.
Stadsklev lives in Alaska, where he has worked as a pilot for 20 years and is a photographer on the side, according to a news release.
The library is at E. 120 Main St.
LEWISTON — The final Lenten Fish Fry of the year is planned from 5 to 7 p.m. March 30 at the Lewiston Eagles.
The menu includes fried tilapia, steak fries, coleslaw, garlic bread and dessert, and cost is $8. Proceeds will go to the Lewiston Eagles Auxiliary Scholarship Fund.
The Eagles Lodge is at 1310 Main St.
MOSCOW — The annual Women Composers Concert begins at 7:30 p.m. March 30 in the Haddock Performance Hall on the University of Idaho campus here.
The concert, featuring music written by women, is presented by the UI’s Sigma Zeta Chapter of Sigma Alpha Iota Women’s Music Fraternity.
Donations will be accepted at the door to benefit SAI Philanthropies.
The performance hall is 1010 Blake Ave.
COLFAX — A photography exhibit, “Barns of the Palouse,” opens April 3 at the Center downtown here, and a lecture about Washington’s historic barns will follow at 6 p.m. April 4.
Photographers exhibiting their works at the Center are George Bedirian, Ken Carper and Steve Van Vleet.
April 4, Michael Houser of Olympia, the Washington state architectural historian, will lecture about Washington’s historic barns and the state’s award-winning Heritage Barn Register Program. The talk begins at 6 p.m., also in the Center. Houser is with the Washington Department of Archaeology and Historic Preservation.
Bedirian’s photos are in black and white, and he has been photographing the Palouse since 1969. Carper was an architecture professor at Washington State University in Pullman, and his photos have earned regional awards. Van Vleet is an WSU/Whitman County Extension educator who has photographed a majority of the county’s barns while traveling for work.
The center is an annex of the Colfax Library at 102 S. Main St. Exhibit hours are 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Wednesday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Thursday through Friday and 1 to 5 p.m. weekends.