Arts & Culture

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

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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.

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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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Three years ago, William Higginson had friends coming to town for Christmas. They wanted to see what Boise had to offer for lighting spectacles, so he created a crowdsourced Google map pinpointing Christmas lights around the Treasure Valley. 

 

Idaho Power

It's an annual tradition in southern Idaho. 'Sonny Claus' dons his Santa suit and sits down with area kids who can't hear, using sign language to communicate their Christmas wishes.

Matt Guilhem / Boise State Public Radio

The holiday season is replete with parties, get togethers and acts of generosity, but navigating it all can be difficult. For this seasonal installment of Wanna Know Idaho, we asked listeners about holiday etiquette.  

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Boise can't stop blushing.

Just a week after Travel + Leisure highlighted the City of Trees as an ideal place to visit in 2018, the Washington Post published a travel piece that focuses on some of the hot spots around town.

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Boise has made another magazine’s best of list. This time, Travel + Leisure is calling the City of Trees one of the best places to travel in 2018. Idaho's capital city appears on the magazine's list of the top 50 destinations to escape to.

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A new exhibition at the Sun Valley Center For the Arts explores the relationship between architect Frank Lloyd Wright and Idaho artist Archie Teater. The famed architect only built one structure in Idaho: a studio for the painter in Bliss called Teater’s Knoll.

Matt Guilhem / Boise State Public Radio

Among the fray of named shopping days and the actual holidays that make this time of year the holiday season, there’s an oft overlooked day worth celebrating. On December 5, 1933 the 21st Amendment was ratified, ending Prohibition. Today, December 5 is celebrated as Repeal Day.

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