Arts & Culture

Peter Lovera / Treefort Music Fest

With Treefort Music Fest just a few weeks away (March 21-25), music fans still have time to nail down their must-sees. But if you’re overwhelmed looking at the 400+ bands that will take over downtown Boise, the sonic buffs at NPR Music might be helpful in getting you started. Here's a look at some of the Treefort artists the music guides have recently reviewed.

Kate Bosworth has starred in every possible genre of film -- big budget superhero films, romantic comedies, thrillers, independent projects. She has portrayed everyone from Lois Lane to Sandra Dee.

Billy Graham
Billy Graham TV Classics

Billy Graham, the longtime spokesperson for American evangelicals, died on Wednesday, at age 99.

stateandlemp / instagram

It’s a three-peat for State & Lemp, Boise’s home of haute cuisine. For the third year in a row, Chef Kris Komori is a semi-finalist for a prestigious James Beard Award. For the uninitiated, the Beard Awards are commonly referred to as “the Oscars of food.”

Joe Jaszewski / Idaho Statesman

Opera Idaho has a 40-year history in Boise. Now increasing interest is spurring a study to locate a new performing arts facility to serve as the opera's permanent home.

Frankie Barnhill / Boise State Public Radio

Surel’s Place is an artist-in-residency program on the banks of the Boise River in Garden City. The organization applied for their first NEA grant in 2017, knowing the likelihood of getting one in the first application was quite low.

Opera Idaho

Opera Idaho is putting the finishing touches on its next big production: Puccini's classic "Madama Butterfly."

Pussy Riot / via Facebook

Treefort Music Fest has released their third and final list of headliners set to play this year’s March extravaganza.

Afro-cine Semear / Youtube

The Department of World Languages at Boise State is screening a series of French motion pictures in conjunction with the Idaho Film Collection. The month-long event is made possible by a cultural grant from the French government.

Boise Baroque Chamber Orchestra

Daniel Stern, one of the most well-known figures of classical music in Boise for more than 40 years, is retiring.

Most recently, he’s been the music director for the Boise Baroque Chamber Orchestra since 2005, but he also served in that same role for the Boise Philharmonic for 13 years.

McCall Chamber of Commerce

If you're looking for a fun weekend outing, just 100 miles north in the small resort town of McCall you will find an iconic Idaho event.

Sun Valley Film Festival

The seventh year of the Sun Valley Film Festival is two months away, but organizers are already busy putting together a slate of award-worthy films and a roster of top stars.

Keith Ridler / AP

A group that preserves and promotes the work of a deaf, self-taught Idaho artist whose creations appear in museums around the world is fighting an attempt to dismiss its copyright infringement lawsuit against an Oregon children's book author.

Meriwether Cider Co. Facebook page

Idaho’s first cider house could become a reality later this year.

Aaron Rodriguez / Treefort Music Fest

Treefort Music Fest is bringing the heat in 2018 with some empowering female voices in the indie rap and R&B scene.

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