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Whittenberger Planetarium hosts fall public shows

Explore the wonders of our galaxy as the Whittenberger Planetarium hosts its fall public shows at 7 p.m. on Oct. 28 and Nov. 4 on The College of Idaho campus.

Enjoy a night of getting familiar with the October/November skies, the constellations, and planets visible. Then, take in the sights of Jupiter as seen by the Juno spacecraft, which launched in 2011 and started orbiting Jupiter this past July. Learn what has been shared by NASA about the formation and evolution of the largest planet in our solar system.

Behind the scenes with the Mystical Arts of Tibet

This fall, Tibetan monks from the Drepung Loseling Monastery engaged in a week-long residency on The College of Idaho campus as part of a Caldwell Fine Arts performance. Most notably, the group created a sand mandala painting in the Langroise Foyer. Amidst the awe-inspiring throat singing, the beating of drums, and a lot of time spent playing with colored sand, C of I student reporter Austin Kirkham had the opportunity to sit down and ask a few questions to one of the monks, Geshe Loden.

Whittenberger Planetarium set to host Astronomy Day

Planets. Stars. Moons. All will be explored as The College of Idaho’s Whittenberger Planetarium hosts Astronomy Day, a free public event set for 8 p.m. Saturday, April 16.

Judaic Studies lectures comes to C of I campus

The College of Idaho’s distinctive Craig Neilsen Foundation Lectureship in Judaic Studies is set to host Professor J.H. Chajes from the University of Haifa on Tuesday, Feb. 16. Professor Chajes will present two seminars for C of I students as well as the public lecture “Jewish Magic, Magical Judaism,” which is set for 7 p.m. in Lecture Hall 106 of the Kathryn Albertson International Center on the C of I campus in Caldwell. The lecture is free and open to the public.

Caldwell Fine Arts presents Cirque Zíva acrobats

The College of Idaho and Caldwell Fine Arts are pleased to present the Golden Dragon Acrobats, direct from Broadway in Cirque Zíva. This all-ages show will dazzle with brilliant feats of athleticism and beauty, celebrating a centuries-old art form. The performance is set for Thursday, Jan. 21 at 7 p.m. in Jewett Auditorium on the C of I campus in Caldwell. Tickets start at $20 for adults or $10 for children and can be purchased at or by calling (208) 459-5275.

Upcoming C of I Film Fest features fun flicks

In the pioneering spirit of film forefathers Auguste and Louis Lumière, The College of Idaho is hosting its first ever film festival.

Come out to McCain Theater at 5 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 7, for a night of movie magic on the silver screen. The C of I’s Digital Video Class and Film Society Club are hosting the event, which will feature several short films followed by the premiere and awards ceremony for select short videos produced by the ART-207 Digital Video Class.

Caldwell Fine Arts presents 'The Nutcracker'

The Treasure Valley community will experience the holiday magic and wonder of the world’s most beloved ballet when Caldwell Fine Arts and the Eugene Ballet Company present The Nutcracker at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Dec.1 inside The College of Idaho's Jewett Auditorium.

Ski team hosts fundraiser, shows Warren Miller film

Does the cooler weather have you itching to strap on your skis or snowboard? Then join The College of Idaho ski program as it partners with the Bogus Basin Ski Club to show the latest Warren Miller ski film, Chasing Shadows, which premieres at 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 12 at the Egyptian Theatre in downtown Boise. 

C of I musicians perform at Idaho Horror Film Festival

A talented quartet of College of Idaho musicians will perform Friday inside Boise’s historic Egyptian Theatre as part of the second annual Idaho Horror Film Festival.

Composer Sean Dahlman, a 2104 C of I graduate, has written an original score to the silent horror film The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari. His eerie composition will be performed live during a screening of the film at 8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 16, as one of the festival’s signature events. Dahlman and fellow alumnus Kyle True ’14 will perform along with current C of I students Ashton Jenicek and Tasha Sitz.

Anthropologist headlines Carter-Chalker Lectureship

The College of Idaho’s Carter-Chalker Lectureship on Faith and Contemporary Issues is set to host renowned anthropologist Dr. Tanya Marie Luhrmann for an Oct. 27 campus visit and public lecture.  Luhrmann’s stay will include class visits, a Q & A session and the free public lecture “Hearing God: Why People Experience the Same God Differently in Different Parts of the World,” which is set for 7 p.m. in the Langroise Center for Performing and Fine Arts on the C of I campus in Caldwell.