MOSCOW The Jupiter Quartet will perform in the Auditorium Chamber Music Series at 7:30 tonight at the University of Idaho.
The concert, in the UIs Administration Building auditorium, will feature classic works for string quartet by Beethoven, Haydn, and arrangements of works of J.S. Bach by Mozart.
The ensemble features violinists Nelson Lee and Megan Freivogel, violist Liz Freivogel (older sister of Megan), and cellist Daniel McDonough (husband of Megan, brother-in-law of Liz).
They have been in residence at the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center in New York, at the Oberlin Conservatory, and now at the University of Illinois.
Tickets are available online at www.uidaho.edu/class/acms, at BookPeople in downtown Moscow and at the door. Cost is $10 for students, $19 for seniors and $22 regular price. Children ages 6 to 12 will be admitted free upon request, with a paying adult.
PULLMAN The faculty vocal ensemble Cantiamo! will perform a musical tribute to the animal kingdom at 8 tonight in Bryan Hall on the Washington State University campus here.
The concert is part of the Faculty Artist Series to support student scholarships.
The ensemble will perform an array of solo, duet and small ensemble vocal music spanning 500 years, from the Renaissance to Schumann, Mendelssohn, Brahms, Poulenc, Hindemith, Copland, Fine and Stroope.
The ensemble is comprised of Julie Anne Wieck (soprano), Lori Wiest (mezzo-soprano), Sheila Kearney Converse (mezzo-soprano), Brian Carter (tenor) and Dean Luethi (baritone). They will be joined by other WSU faculty, including Karen Savage, Jeffrey Savage and Ruth Boden.
Tickets will be for sale in the lobby 30 minutes before the concert. They are $10 regular price and $5 for students and those 60 and older. Admission is free to WSU students with ID.
PULLMAN PAC Con Palouse, featuring comic book artists, actors and animators, will be open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday at the Schweitzer Engineering Laboratory Event Center here, 1825 Schweitzer Drive.
Actors at the event include Clare Kramer, known for playing Glory during the fifth season of TVs Buffy the Vampire Series, and Chuck Huber, a voice actor on the TV series Dragon Ball Z. Featured artists include animators Tom Cook, James OBarr and Chad Hardin.
Tables will feature vendors, displays and retailers. Card games and board games also will be available for play.
Panel discussions include Kramer on Buffy and Beyond from noon to 12:50 p.m., Huber on From Borderlands to Ghost Busters and Beyond! from 1 to 1:50 p.m. and a Q&A session with OBarr from 4 to 4:50 p.m. All are in Panel Room A.
Tickets are $20 for adults, $15 for students and $5 for ages 11 and younger.
A full schedule for the event may be found at pacific-conventions.com/pullman/programming.html.
PULLMAN Professor Laura Gray-Rosendale will present a lecture titled College Girl: Telling Our Transgressive Survivor Stories at 3 p.m. Tuesday at Washington State University here.
The lecture will be in Room 212, the Compton Union Building junior ballroom on the WSU campus. It is based on her book, College Girl: A Memoir, in which Gray-Rosendale describes the brutal rape and beating she endured as a Syracuse University junior in 1988 and the challenges she overcame afterward.
Her lecture, readings, book signing and refreshments are free. Gray-Rosendale is a Presidents Distinguished Teaching Fellow at Northern Arizona University in Flagstaff, where she is a professor of English and directs STAR English, a writing program for at-risk freshmen.
Gray-Rosendales book describes the many paths she had to follow. While maintaining a life as an undergraduate, she worked with legal authorities to see her attacker incarcerated. She has penned therapeutic journals for two decades.