POCATELLO — The Idaho International Choral Festival is ongoing this weekend with shows Thursday through Saturday night at 7 p.m. at various locations on the Idaho State University campus and Pocatello community.
This triennial gathering brings performers from around the globe to ISU to share their art and camaraderie in a community-wide event.
Tickets run $8 for an individual concert or $14 for a weekend pass, which can be purchased online, at the Stephens Performing Arts Center ticket office or at the shows while seating is available. For tickets and more information, go to www.idahointerchoralfest.org.
Tom Catmull is the featured performer this Thursday night on the ISU Quad at 7 p.m. with openers Whistle Pig starting things off at 6 p.m.
Whistle Pig is a local band that plays bluegrass, folk and American music, while Missoulan artist Catmull’s blend of country/folk/blues music includes telling stories, while making acoustic and electric guitar sounds to create the melodies. All are welcome to attend. Food will be available for purchase while supplies last.
Acclaimed movie, “Best of Enemies,” rated PG-13, will be shown this Friday night at 5:15 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. in the Bengal Theater at the ISU Pond Student Union. Sam Rockwell and Taraji P. Henson star as civil rights activist Ann Atwater faces off against C.P. Ellis, an exalted Cyclops of the Ku Klux Klan, in 1971 Durham, North Carolina over the issue of school integration. “A surprising and riveting true story ... its plea for tolerance is about as timely as it gets, “ writes Deadline Hollywood. 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/best.
Looking ahead to next week, the annual CW HOG Golf Tournament is at the Riverside Golf Course on July 20, from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. Get registered now. Cost to enter is $50 per person or $30 per person with a 2019 Season Golf Pass. Registration time is 7 a.m. with tee times starting at 8 a.m. Pick up registration forms at the Outdoor Program office in the Pond Student Union, at either Golf Course or visit https://www.isu.edu/outdoor/cw-hog/.
The Concert on the Quad on July 18 features a return visit by Oskar & Julia, a husband and wife sauce rock duo. Their sound is a saucy, acoustic experience with harmonies reminiscent of how good music used to be. Opening band The FourMatas will start things off at 6 p.m. This student-organized quartet enjoys keeping the old school barbershop style alive while giving it a modern twist. All are welcome to attend. Food will be available for purchase while supplies last.
Emilio Estevez stars in “The Public” showing on July 19 at 5:15 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. in the Bengal Theater. During a particularly frigid period of winter in Ohio, the homeless community decides to take up residence at the public library, causing the staff and the local police to get involved in trying to find a resolution during the sit-in.
Admission is $3 for the public, $2 for ISU staff or free for ISU students with Bengal ID. For trailer and more information, go to www.pocatellofilmsociety.com/public.
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.