ISU men’s basketball hosts Montana State this Thursday night at 7 p.m. in Reed Gym, with a Saturday matchup with the University of Montana at 7 p.m. The Bengals are fighting for positioning in the Big Sky Tournament and look to hold their own at home this weekend. Tickets run $17 for adults, $10 for children and seniors, and free for ISU students with Bengal ID. Purchase at the game or online at www.isu.edu/tickets, or call 208-282-FANS.
“Creed 2” is the weekend feature at the Bengal Theater, with shows Thursday at 7 p.m. and on Friday and Saturday at 7 and 9:45 p.m. This spinoff from the “Rocky” series follows Adonis Creed’s struggles as heavyweight champion when a Russian boxer responsible for his father’s death brings his son to challenge Creed for the title. Admission is $3 for the public, $2 for ISU staff and free for ISU students with Bengal ID.
Idaho State University’s Department of Theatre and Dance will present “Three Days of Rain,” this Thursday through Saturday night at 7:30 p.m. in the Black Box Theatre at the Stephens Performing Arts Center. “Three Days of Rain” is a modern play written by Richard Greenberg, telling a story about family relationships and how tumultuous they can become when a parent dies. “A poignant and powerful examination of loss and legacy, cause and effect, and the way we try to reach back through the past to understand our present and give us hope for the future,” says director Stefan Espinosa. Tickets are available at www.isu.edu/tickets, in person at the Performing Arts Center, or by calling 208-282-3595.
The ISU Choirs Mid-Winter Concert is this Friday night at 7:30 p.m. in the Jensen Grand Concert Hall at the Stephens Performing Arts Center. Tickets are $8 for adults, $6 for ISU faculty and staff, $4 for pre-college students, and free for ISU students with valid Bengal ID. Children under the age of 6 will not be admitted into concerts.
The 13th annual Nepalese Night is this Saturday from 6 to 9 p.m. in the Pond Student Union Ballroom. More than 500 people including students, faculty and community members have attended Nepalese Night annually to enjoy Nepalese cuisine, cultural performances, amazing gifts and more. Cost for ISU students is $8 in advance and $9 for faculty and staff, which can be purchased weekdays in the Rendezvous Building and Pond Student Union. For all others and at the door, tickets are $10. For more information, search 13th Nepalese Night on Facebook.
Sundance Film Festival Grand Prize winner, “The Miseducation of Cameron Post” will play Sunday at 4:30 and 7 p.m. in the Bengal Theater. Based on the best selling novel by Emily Danforth, Chloe Grace Moretz stars as a young woman who is forced into a gay conversion therapy clinic and who struggles to find herself and understand her identity while making friends along the way. The Seattle Times calls it, “A soulful, courageous heart of a film that exalts the strength of human dignity.” Admission is $3 for the public, $2 for ISU staff and free for ISU students with Bengal ID. For trailer and more information, go to www.pocatellofilmsociety.com/miseducation.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.