Perhaps a play may be to your liking this week. Or maybe some music would suit your mood. If you are hoarse after singing along to “Back Home,” kick back and just listen at the next concert.
“The Force of Habit,” a 17th-century comedy written by Guillen de Castro, opens at 7:30 Nov. 1 in the Silverthorne Theater on the Lewiston campus of Lewis-Clark State College.
The production also will be staged Nov. 2-3, and again next Nov. 8-10, all at 7:30 p.m.
Jef Petersen, LCSC adjunct instructor, and Ruby Walden, a senior at LCSC, direct the play, “a Spanish Golden Age swashbuckling comedy,” according to a news release.
Admission is $10 regular price, $7 for veterans, seniors and non-LCSC students and free to LCSC students, faculty and alumni with ID. Admission is free Nov. 9 with a donation of a nonperishable food item to be donated to the Warrior Pantry.
The University of Idaho Film Festival opens at 7 p.m. Nov. 1 with a showing of “Das Cabinet des Dr. Caligari” (“The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari”) in the Borah Theater, in the Pitman Center on the Moscow campus.
This year’s film festival is titled “Weimar Germany: History, Film and Memory – 100 Years Later,” and all subsequent films will be shown at 7 p.m. in the Borah Theater. The festival continues through Dec. 6 and includes: Nov. 9 — “Nosferatu”; Nov. 15 — “Menschen am Sonntag” (People on Sunday); Nov. 29 — “M”; Dec. 6 — “Metropolis.”
Lectures on topics related to the films will be held prior to most screenings at 12:30 p.m. in Room 028 of the Teaching and Learning Center on campus. That schedule includes:
Nov. 1 — “ ‘The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari’: Hypnosis, Cinema and the Weimar Moment,” by Andreas Killen from the Graduate Center in New York
Nov. 15 — “Hearts of Stone and Walls of Paper: Limitations on German-Jewish Emigration to the United States, 1933-1941,” by Raymond Sun, professor at Washington State University in Pullman
Nov. 29 — “Serial Killers in Our Midst: Exploring ‘M’ and the Psycho-Sexual Effects of World War I,” by Jason Crouthamel, professor at Grand Valley State University in Michigan
Dec. 6 — “ ‘Metropolis’ and Modernism During the Weimar Republic,” by Erika Kuhlman, professor at Idaho State University in Pocatello
Hit singer, songwriter and record producer Andy Grammer will be the featured performer at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 2 at Beasley Coliseum on the Pullman campus of Washington State University.
Grammer has taken the music world by storm with a succession of anthemic pop hits, according to a news release. One 2014 song titled “Back Home,” was featured in a WSU homecoming video several years ago with scenes from WSU football games, past and present. The song is now regularly played and sung at WSU home football games.
Grammer’s current single is “Fresh Eyes,” and he is at work on a new album due out this year.
Admission is $51.50 regular price and $46.50 for WSU staff, faculty and students. Tickets may be purchased at any TicketsWest outlet including Beasley Coliseum, online at TicketsWest or by phone at (800) 325-SEAT.
Vocal Extravaganza at Washington State University in Pullman Nov. 2 will feature performances by five choral groups from the School of Music at 8 p.m. in Bryan Hall Theatre.
The groups performing are Concert Choir, Madrigal Singers, Opera Workshop, Treble Choir and Tenor/Bass Choir.
Tickets will be available at the door, beginning at 7 p.m. in Bryan Hall lobby: $10 regular price, $5 for senior citizens and students with ID, and free for children 12 and younger.
“The Foreigner” staged by the Moscow Community Theatre will open at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 2 at the Kenworthy Performing Arts Centre in Moscow.
The play continues at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 3 and 2 p.m. Nov. 4 with additional performances at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 9-10 and 2 p.m. Nov. 11. The theater is at 508 S. Main St.
Admission is $15 regular price, and $10 for students and seniors. Advance tickets may be purchased at Safari Pearl in Moscow, 660 W. Pullman Road.
The annual Endicott Community Club German Dinner and Silent Auction begins at noon Nov. 3 at the Endicott School.
The menu for this annual fundraiser includes German and potato sausage, meatballs, German noodles, kraut kouga, sauerkraut, applesauce, salads, bread and desserts. Cost is $6 to $12.
The school is at 308 School Drive.
A faculty recital featuring the University of Idaho’s Northwest Wind Quintet begins at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 6 in the Haddock Performance Hall on the Moscow campus of the UI.
The quintet, in residence at the UI since 1967, features Leonard Garrison on flute, Shawn Copeland on clarinet, Carol Padgham Albrecht on oboe, Javier Rodriguez on bassoon and Jason Johnston on horn. All are full-time faculty in the Lionel Hampton School of Music.
Admission is $5 regular price, and $3 for students and seniors.