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Video: Carl Rowe rehearses with Idaho Dance Theatre

Carl Rowe is leaving Idaho Dance Theatre for new adventures. Check out this video of rehearsals last week with the company. You also can read my story in today’s Scene. Idaho Dance Theatre Spring Performance featuring choreography by Carl Rowe:

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BSU’s professor’s documentary will screen at Cannes Film Festival

Boise State University theater professor Phil Atlakson took a sabbatical last year to produce a documentary short in Cambodia with his son, director Garret Atlakson. Phil Atlakson, who is a screenwriter and playwright and heads the Dramatic Writing Program at

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Idaho receives three NEA grants

The National Endowment for the Arts announced the second half of its fiscal year funding for 2014. A total of $74.85 million went toward 971 grants nationally. Here’s what Idaho received: The Idaho Commission on the Arts received $712,800 that

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Opera Idaho anounces its 2014-15 season

This past season was one of Opera Idaho’s strongest in its history, thanks to a successful return to the Morrison Center stage with “Carmen,” and some good creative choices. Next season, promises more of the same. Season tickets run $55

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‘The Book of Mormon’ will anchor the Morrison Center’s 2014-15 season

Morrison Center executive director James Patrick promised next season would build on this year’s landmark run of “Wicked” with more blockbuster shows. “Wicked” opens April 16 for a 24-show run, the longest run of a Broadway show in the center’s

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Want to win $25 tickets to ‘Wicked’?

If you want to see the blockbuster musical “Wicked” during its 24-show run at Boise’s Morrison Center but can’t afford the $55+ ticket price, here’s your chance. The production will hold a lottery for a limited number of $25 orchestra

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Feel the power of music at the annual Boise Intergenerational Choir concert

This is definitely a time when you might find more people on stage than in the audience. That’s because the Boise Intergenerational Choir — dubbed the BIG Choir by founder and co-director Vashti Summervill — has about 250 members. That’s

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The Cabin expands its summer camps through collaborations

If you’re looking for a creative opportunity for your kids this summer, check out the new summer writing camps at The Cabin. This year the organization has expanded its award-winning offerings through some fun collaborations with other community groups. Kids

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Artists, want to show your work at Art & Roses?

Here’s your chance. The organizers of the annual locally-focused summer fine art fair have a few more spaces to fill at this year’s event 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.  June 1. The 24th annual event happens in Julia Davis Park

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Attention sculptors! Eagle wants you

The city of Eagle and the Eagle Arts Commission have created a new public art opportunity for artists this spring. The inaugural Eagle Sculpture Invitational will showcase temporary outdoor sculpture from June 6 to October in parks and public spaces

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