Award winning movie, “If I Have Wings” will be shown this Thursday, May 21, at 6 and 8 p.m. at ISU’s Bengal Theater. Admission is free for this insightful Canadian Film Award winner, where a blind teen dreams of running for his high school’s cross-country track team and must make an alliance with a school troublemaker to achieve his goal. (Rated PG) All are welcome to attend. Donations are appreciated but not required. For more information and trailer, go to www.pocatellofilmsociety.com/wings.
FORT HALL — Rene Haynes Casting is seeking Shoshone men interesting in acting for a role in the HBO mini-series, “Lewis and Clark.”
The role is that of Cameahwait, a male, age 30, the time is around 1805, and he is a Shoshone chief. He is described as a young man who is clearly a chief. He has a fierce face, but his body is very thin.
Those trying out for the role must be able to ride well. He is the older brother of Sacagawea. Please note — this role will be performed in the Shoshone language, and individuals with long hair are sought.
Interested parties will be asked to send in an audition tape. Please send your contact information no later than May 20 to firstname.lastname@example.org Taping instructions will then be sent to you.
ISU news release:
POCATELLO – Idaho State University’s Camerata Singers will perform in Carnegie Hall in New York on Sunday, May 24. The group will participate in a performance of Giuseppe Verdi’s “Requiem” as part of the Distinguished Concerts International New York (DCINY).
The DCINY is a professional production company with experience presenting at venues including Carnegie Hall and Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts. It provides participants with a quality experience with professional musicians and soloists to maintain the integrity of music and ensure a quality experience.
“The opportunity for our singers to perform in one of the most celebrated concert halls in the United States is extraordinary,” said Scott Anderson, ISU Choral Activities and Camerata Singers director. “When any music ensemble performs on the Carnegie Hall stage, they join a tradition dating back to the late 19th century, and the Camerata Singers will join that tradition.”
By Lisa Dayley Smith
For the Journal
POCATELLO — The Snake River New Horizon’s Band plans to join forces via a concert with the Alameda Middle School Band in hopes of raising cash to buy costly instruments like tubas. The concert is scheduled at 7 p.m., Thursday, May 14, at Century High School, 7801 Diamondback Drive.
While the concert is free, students and Snake River Band members have been selling tickets for raffle items. Those items include baskets containing everything from Italian dinners to crocheted blankets. Raffle tickets may be had for $1 each or six for $5.
“All that goes to the band,” said Alameda Band director Kerrie Tolman.
By Emily Thornton
For the Journal
Next Saturday is the 5th annual 24 hour Theater Event at the Westside Playhouse. It is one experience at the Westside that is very fun and intriguing. Everyone involved is very talented. Realizing that the plays are written 24 hours previous along with memorizing lines…it is quite a feat. I had the opportunity to speak to one of the individuals involved, Dana Harris was more than happy to answer some questions. (more…)