Bob Devine

Bob Devine

It’s an eventful weekend at Idaho State University. Celebrate the return of the Red Hill “I” with the Bengal Community at 4 p.m. Thursday on the southeast corner of the ISU Quad. All are invited to come enjoy refreshments and hear remarks from President Kevin Satterlee and others.

ISU volleyball plays Sacramento State at 7 p.m. Thursday, followed by a Saturday match with Portland State at 7 p.m. with both contests at Reed Gym. Admission is $7 for adults and $5 for children and senior citizens.

The weekend feature at the Bengal Theater is the new “Lion King” showing Thursday at 7 p.m., Friday at 7 and 9:45 p.m. and Saturday at 4:30 and 7 p.m. in the Pond Student Union. Admission runs $3 for the public, $2 for ISU staff and children under 12 and free for ISU students with valid Bengal ID.

Idaho State University soccer takes on Eastern Washington Friday at 4 p.m., followed by a Sunday match against the University of Idaho at 1 p.m. with both contests at Davis Field. Admission is $7 for adults and $5 for children and senior citizens.

It’s Homecoming on Saturday as the Bengal football team takes on North Dakota at 1 p.m. in Holt Arena, with tailgate starting at 11 a.m. and the Homecoming parade at 9 a.m. will begin at First Avenue and Center Street, proceed up Center to 15th and head down 15th/Memorial Drive to Martin Luther King Jr. Way.

Tickets for the football game run $10 to $21 and can be purchased online at or by phone at 208-282 FANS.

The ISU Choral Invitational Festival Concert is Saturday at 7 p.m. in the Jensen Grand Hall at the Stephens Performing Arts Center. Sydney Guillaume, Haitian-American conductor and composer will serve as the festival guest conductor in this concert with ISU voice faculty and ensembles from various Idaho high school choirs, along with the ISU Chamber Choir and ISU Concert Choir and director Dr. Scott Anderson. Tickets are available by calling or visiting the Stephens Center box office at 208-282-3595 or can be purchased the evening of the show. Tickets for adults run $8, ISU Faculty and staff are $6, pre-college age students run $4 and ISU students get in free with valid Bengal ID. Children younger than 6 will not be admitted into concerts.

And last, but not least, the acclaimed documentary, “Maiden” will be shown Sunday at 4:30 and 7 p.m. in the Bengal Theater. This multiple award-winning film tells the story of Tracy Edwards, a 24-year-old cook on charter boats, who became the skipper of the first-ever all-female crew to enter the Whitbread Round the World Race in 1989. The Washington Post calls it, “transcendent,” while Newsday writes, “’Maiden’ concludes so movingly, with such perfect symbolism, that it rivals any scripted sports drama.” Admission is $3 for the public, $2 for ISU staff or free for ISU students with valid Bengal ID. The shows are co-sponsored by the ISU Oboler Library. For trailer and more information, go to

Bob Devine is the coordinator for the Pocatello Film Society. If you would like your campus related event included in future columns, please send information to Bob at