Idaho State University news release:

ArtistProfile POCATELLO – Idaho State University art professor Naomi Adams will have her quilting art displayed in the exhibit “Quilts=Art=Quilts” at the Schweinfurth Memorial Art Center, in Auburn, New York, from Nov. 1 to Jan. 4.

“I am delighted to be included in this annual exhibition that features contemporary approaches to the art quilting medium,” said Adams.

This is the 34th year of “Quilts=Art=Quilts” being an exhibit. The Schweinfurth Memorial Art Center focuses on quilting and fiber arts, as well as music, film, folk arts and more.

(more…)

Acclaimed movie, “Chef” will be shown this Sunday, October 19, at 3:00, 5:15, and 7:30 p.m. in the Bengal Theater.   Jon Favreau, Robert Downey Jr., and Scarlett Johanssen highlight an all-star cast in this story about a top chef who loses his restaurant and starts up a food truck in an effort to reclaim his creative promise, while piecing back together his estranged family.  ”Flat-out terrific,” writes the Los Angeles Times, while Rolling Stone Magazine calls the movie “deliciously entertaining and irresistible.”  (Rated R)  Admission is $2 for the public, or $1 for ISU students.  For more information and trailer, go to www.pocatellofilmsociety.com/chef.
chefs

POCATELLO — Students with the Century High School Theatre Department will present “Frightful Follies” on Oct. 30, 31, Nov. 1 and 3 at 7 p.m. each night at the school, 7801 Diamondback Drive.

“Frightful Follies” is an original full-length musical revue compiled of songs from musicals from both stage and film as conceptualized by CHS theater instructor Brieanne Witte.

(more…)

dracula-untold

By Cassidy Robinson

The story of the Dracula, famed vampire count of Transylvania, has been told innumerably though the last century, first appearing in a ‘20s silent film version “Nosferatu”, then in ‘30s played by Bela Lugosi, then in ‘60s by Christopher Lee, later Gary Oldman, Gerard Butler…and so on and so on. At this point the character’s been cinematically portrayed almost as much as Santa Claus and finding original ways to approach Bram Stoker’s original text is becoming all the more difficult without drifting into camp or self-parody.

(more…)

POCATELLO — The traditional Handel’s “Messiah” Sing-in will take place this year in Jensen Grand Concert Hall in the Stephens Performing Arts Center on Dec. 21. Auditions for solos will take place on Nov. 2 and 9 at 6 p.m. at the Highland Stake Center, corner of Butte and Satterfield Drive.

An accompanist will be available. Come prepared to sing one of the arias.

By Jenny Hopkins
jhopkins@journalnet.com

Josh-TurnerwebPOCATELLO — Multi-platinum selling country music singer/songwriter Josh Turner will make a stop for a performance in the Gate City on Thursday, October 23.

The concert will be held in the Jensen Grand Concert Hall of the Stephens Performing Arts Center in Pocatello. Show time is 7:30 p.m.
(more…)