Thursday-Sunday, Nov. 29-Dec. 2
Disney on Ice-“Dare to Dream.” 7 p.m. Thursday, 7 p.m. Friday, 11:30 a.m., 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. Saturday, and 1 p.m. Sunday. Taco Bell Arena. Disney on Ice presents “Dare to Dream” which features scenes from “Tangled”, “The Princess and the Frog” and “Cinderella.” Tickets are $19, $24, $38 and $50 at idahotickets.com. To learn more visit disneyonice.com.
Thursday, Nov. 29
Phyllis Tincher Concert. 11:30 a.m. Student Union Dining Room Stage. The Student Union Performance Series presents handbell artist Phyllis Tincher. Free. Call 426-1242.
“Ted.” 7 p.m. Special Events Center. The Thursday Blockbuster Series presents the film “Ted.” Enjoy free popcorn and soda. Free for students, $1 for non-students. Visit involvement.boisestate.edu.
Boise State Percussion Ensemble Concert. 7:30 p.m. Morrison Center. $5 general, $3 seniors, free to students of all ages and Boise State faculty and staff. Call 426-1596.
Saturday, Dec. 1
Tuba Christmas. 3:30 p.m. Boise Centre, outside. This yearly tradition of tuba festivities includes players from across the valley. Participants should register at 12:30 p.m. in Morrison Center Room B125 and participate in a 1-3 p.m. rehearsal. Free. Call 426-1596.
Service Saturday. 9 a.m-2 p.m. Student Union Building. Take your pick from four to five service projects at local charitable or nonprofit agencies and learn about new and exciting ways to get involved. Breakfast provided. Participants should wear comfortable, appropriate clothing and closed-toed shoes. Reserve your spot at https://orgsync.com23254/forms/54971.
Senior Recital, Peter Rundquist, horn. 5:30-7 p.m. Morrison Center Recital Hall. Free. Call 426-1596.
Sunday, Dec. 2
Annual Holiday Concert. 7:30 p.m. Morrison Center. The Boise State University Music Department invites the community to celebrate the season with this yearly tradition for music lovers in the Treasure Valley. $10 general, $8 seniors, $2 non-Boise State students and children. Boise State faculty and staff may pick up a free ticket at the Student Union Info Desk or the Morrison Center or Taco Bell Arena box offices. Call 426-1596.
Monday, Dec. 3
Tuesday, Dec. 4
Cello Studio Recital, Students of Brian Hodges. 5:30 p.m. Morrison Center Recital Hall. Free. Call 426-1596.
Boise State University Trombone Choir and Cello Choir Concert. 7 p.m. Morrison Center Recital Hall. Free. Call 426-1596.
Wednesday- Saturday, Dec. 5-8
TMA Showcase: The Language Archive. 7:30 p.m. Morrison Center Danny Peterson Theatre . A story about love, loss and what happens when language fails you, by Julia Cho. Directed by theatre arts students Mathew Kolsky and David Cowan. Free for Boise State students with ID, $5 for non-Boise State students. Tickets are available at the door. Visit facebook.com/tmabsu for more information.
Thursday, Dec. 6
Student Chamber Music Recital. 5-6:30 p.m. Morrison Center Recital Hall. Free. Call 426-1596.
“Love Etc.: Five Real Stories, One Big City.” 6-8 p.m. Student Union Hatch B Ballroom. The film is a witty, poignant and humorous exploration of the universal stages of love, depicted through five real stories over the course of one year in New York City. A discussion follows. Free. Presented by the Women’s Center. Visit womenscenter.boisestate.edu for more information.
“Total Recall.” 7 p.m. Special Events Center. The Thursday Blockbuster Series presents the film “Total Recall.” Enjoy free popcorn and soda. Free for students, $1 for non-students. Visit involvement.boisestate.edu.
Friday, Dec. 7
Women’s Basketball vs. Eastern Washington. 7 p.m. Taco Bell Arena. Call 426-4737.
Saturday, Dec. 8
Senior Recital, Averi Haas, clarinet. 11:30 a.m. Morrison Center Recital Hall. Free. Call 426-1596.
Senior Recital, Elizabeth Brunelle, trombone. 1:30 p.m. Morrison Center Recital Hall. Free. Call 426-1596.
Senior Recital, Casey Lindorfer, trombone. 5:30 p.m. Morrison Center Recital Hall. Free. Call 426-1596.
Senior Recital, Daniel Wiley, clarinet. 7:30 p.m. Morrison Center Recital Hall. Free. Call 426-1596.
Through Dec. 13. “Cipher: Bachelor of Fine Arts Exhibition.” Student Union Gallery. Senior Boise State University Bachelor of Fine Arts Visual Art candidates each display a body of work. “Cipher” includes works from James Titus McKain, Anthony Emerson, David Anderson, Morgan Mundie, Kimberly Owens, Kyle Gregory Butterfield and Ryan Wise. Utilizing a variety of media, artists explore multiple vantage points of the human condition and how they relate to the world around them. Held in conjection with “White Whale.” Student Union Gallery hours are 6 a.m.-midnight Monday-Friday and 7 a.m.-midnight Saturday-Sunday. Free. Visit finearts.boisestate.edu.
Through Dec. 13. “White Whale: Bachelor of Fine Arts Exhibition.” Visual Arts Center Gallery 1 and Gallery 2. “White Whale” is an embodiment of a pursuit of specific ideas. Individually, students grasp, understand, remember, forget, record or express a thought that is important to them. The exhibit includes a variety of media. Held in conjection with “Cipher.” Visual Arts Center Gallery hours are 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Thursday and 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Friday. Free. Visit finearts.boisestate.edu.
Through Dec. 5. “Chapters from the History of the Book.” Arts and Humanities Institute Gallery, Yanke Family Research Park, 220 E. Parkcenter Blvd. Produced by the Idaho Center for the Book, the exhibit, “Chapters from the History of the Book,” features 31 books and artifacts spanning centuries and continents, such as manuscripts, early printed books, palm leaf books and early Coptic materials. Free. The gallery is open from 1-4 p.m. Monday-Thursday or by appointment. Email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Through Jan. 13. “Color Fields: Artworks by Lisa Flowers Ross.” Special Events Center. Inspired by aerial photographs of tulip fields in bloom, the series “Color Fields,” by Boise-based artist Lisa Flowers Ross, portrays abstractions of the natural world utilizing geometric shapes and lines. Creating bold compositions with fabrics she hand dyes, Flowers Ross cuts and stitches together pieces using methods based on traditional quilting. Visit finearts.boisestate.edu.
UPCOMING EVENTS: Dec. 2-23
Sunday, Dec. 9
“A Christmas Carol.” 2 p.m. Morrison Center Recital Hall. Hear the play “A Christmas Carol” by Charles Dickens. Part of the Family Reading Series. Tickets are $7 at idahotickets.com.
Women’s Basketball vs. Carroll College. 2 p.m. Taco Bell Arena. Call 426-4737.
Mozik. 7 p.m. Esther Simplot Performing Arts Academy. Presented by the Boise Jazz Society as part of this year’s theme: “Hear New York City Jazz Right Here in Boise.” The evening features mozik, authentic Brazilian jazz, co-led by keyboardist Gilson Schacknik and drummer Mauricio Zottarelli. Tickets are $40 at boisejazzsociety.org.
Monday, Dec. 10
Mozik Residency Events. 2:40-8:30 p.m. Morrison Center Recital Hall. Presented by the Boise Jazz Society. Free. Visit boisejazzsociety.org.
Friday and Saturday, Dec. 14-15
Student Dance Concert. 7:30 p.m. Friday, 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Saturday. Morrison Center Danny Peterson Theatre. Tickets are $7 general and $5 for students, seniors and members of the military at the door.
Friday, Dec. 14
Holiday Chemistry Demo Show. 6-9 p.m. Student Union Jordan Ballroom. This free annual event brings families together to watch Boise State professors perform unique science demonstrations. Children also can participate in hands-on demonstrations with current Boise State students. Free parking is available in the Lincoln Avenue Garage. Email email@example.com.
Men’s Basketball vs. LSU. 7 p.m. Taco Bell Arena. Call 426-4737.
Sunday-Monday, Dec. 15-17
Clay & Fire Exhibition and Sale. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Visual Arts Center Gallery 1, Liberal Arts Building. The annual Clay & Fire exhibition and sale features hundreds of original ceramic pieces, ranging from elegant to exotic, made by Boise State students, faculty and alumni. Proceeds benefit the Visiting Artists in Ceramics program. Call 426-3608 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Saturday, Dec. 15
Boise Philharmonic, “Handel’s Messiah.” 8 p.m. Morrison Center. Tickets at boisephilharmonic.org.
Sunday, Dec. 16
Popovich Comedy Pet Theater. 2 p.m. Morrison Center. The World famous Popovich Comedy Pet Theater is a family-oriented blend of the unique comedy and juggling skills of Gregory Popovich, and the extraordinary talents of his performing pets. Tickets are $14.50-$29.50 at the Morrison Center box office, at all Select-a-Seat outlets, online at IdahoTickets.com or by calling 426-1110.
Women’s basketball vs. Portland. 2 p.m. Taco Bell Arena. Call 426-4737.
Friday, Dec. 21
Commencement. 10 a.m. Taco Bell Arena. The ceremony includes the processional and recessional of candidates as well as individual recognition of each person and hooding of the doctoral candidates. Visit academics.boisestate.edu/provost/commencement.
Ballet Idaho, “The Nutcracker.” 8 p.m. Friday, 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. Saturday, and noon and 4 p.m. Sunday. Ballet Idaho continues the beloved holiday tradition of the family classic, “The Nutcracker.” Choreography by artistic director Peter Anastos celebrates the season in dazzling fashion with a magical mouse, a growing Christmas tree and a Christmas garland dance for the children. Tickets are $37, $42 and $57 at idahotickets.com. Visit balletidaho.org.
Saturday, Dec. 22
Women’s Basketball vs. South Dakota. 1 p.m. Taco Bell Arena. Call 426-4737.