by Bob Devine
The American Association of University Women (AAUW) will host their used book sale at Reed Gym, starting Thursday from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m., on Friday from 9 a.m. to 7:00 p.m., and Saturday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Parking is free on campus after 4 p.m. weekdays and all day on Saturday. A large supply of fiction and non-fiction books will be available with free punch and cookies/brownies on Thursday night. Proceeds will support local AAUW workshops. For more information, visit http://pocatello-id.aauw.net or contact Linda Leeuwrik at firstname.lastname@example.org or 226-6245.
“22 Jump Street” is the weekend feature at the Bengal Theater, playing Thursday night at 8 p.m., with shows on Friday and Saturday, at 7 and 9:45 p.m. This second installment in the “undercover cops pose as youth” series, finds the Jump Street duo heading to college to track down the source of deadly illegal drugs. (Rated R) Admission is $2 for the public, $1 for ISU staff, and free for ISU students with Bengal ID.
The ISU Ambush 5K Mud Run is this Saturday, September 20, with the first flight starting at 9 a.m. and the last flight beginning at 11:30 a.m. Come watch the teams make their way through the grueling course on Bartz Field. More information is online at www.isu.edu/ambush.
The Saturday matinee at the Bengal Theater is the “Muppets Most Wanted” playing at 1 and 3 p.m. Join the muppety puppets as Kermit is mistaken for a criminal look alike, while the criminal decides to poses as Kermit. (Rated PG) Admission is $2 for the public, $1 for ISU staff and children under 12, and free for ISU students with Bengal ID.
“The Grand Budapest Hotel” will be shown this Sunday, September 21, at 3:00, 5:15, and 7:30 p.m. in the Bengal Theater. This acclaimed tale from the makers of “Moonrise Kingdom” highlights the comical adventures of a legendary Hungarian hotel manager and the lobby boy who becomes his most trusted friend. The Wall Street Journal writes, “Wes Anderson’s lovely confection, ‘The Grand Budapest Hotel,’ keeps us smiling, and laughing out loud,” while the Minneapolis Star writes,”The Grand Budapest Hotel strikes me as something very close to a masterpiece.” (Rated R) Admission is $2 for the public, or $1 for ISU students. For trailer and more information, go to www.isucinema.com/budapest.
The United States Marine Band will host “The President’s Own” concert this Sunday, September 21, at 4 p.m. in the Jensen Grand Hall at the Stephens Performing Arts Center. Admission is free. Contact the ticket office at 282-3595 to reserve advance tickets.
And the Monday Night Football party is at the Bengal Cafe, for the Bears and the Jets at 6:30 p.m. Monday, September 22. Enjoy buffet food, drinks and prizes. Admission is $2 for students and $5 for others.
Bob Devine is the coordinator for the Pocatello Film Society located onine at www.pocatellofilmsociety.com. If you would like your campus related event included in future columns, please send information to Bob at email@example.com.