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Win a signed first edition of Tony Doerr’s ‘All the Light We Cannot See’

Writer Tony Doerr will celebrate the launch his new novel, “All the Light We Cannot See,” — which comes out today, May 6 — at a sold-out fundraiser for The Cabin. If you weren’t able to get a ticket for

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Where is ISF actor Sara Bruner?

Idaho Shakespeare Festival fans and followers might find themselves wondering where longtime company member and artistic associate Sara Bruner is this summer. Well, she was — in a sense — beamed up by the mothership of Shakespeare festivals — the

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Modern Art 2014 was a blast

Modern Art, the all-out extravaganza of visual and performing arts at The Modern Hotel and Bar, happened during First Thursday, May 1. Here’s a slice of what went on:

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Raves are rolling in for Tony Doerr’s new novel

It’s possible that “All the Light We Cannot See” (Scribner, $27) will be author Tony Doerr’s “breakthrough” novel. There is an unusual amount of excitement around this book. This for a writer who has knocked it out of the park

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Watch Idaho’s first finalist compete at Poetry Out Loud in Washington, D.C.

For the first time in its nine years, an Idahoan will compete at the finals for Poetry Out Loud, a national program created by the National Endowment for the Arts and the Poetry Foundation to introduce high school students to

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Idaho Shakespeare Festival seeks young performers for its season

The Idaho Shakespeare Festival is looking to fill the roles of young Cosette (age 7-10) and Gavroche (8-12) in “Les Miserables,” which will play in repertory July 4 to Aug. 31. Rehearsals start June 10. Auditions also will be held

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McCall artist creates a California wine label

McCall artist Donna Bernstein — known for her abstract paintings of horses — collaborated with Rob Morse, winemaker and owner of Morse Wines’ Il Gioiello (Joy-yellow) Winery in Amador County, Calif., on the label for a new wine that will

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Open Door Music Studio and other creative summer camp ideas

Remember when piano lessons meant sitting next to the neighbor lady and going through your scales over and over? Well, it’s not like that anymore. Just check out what’s happening at Vashti Summervill’s Open Door Music Studio, where kids work and

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Ceramics expert will speak at Boise State

Ceramics aficionado Garth Clark will come to Boise in conjunction with the Modern and Contemporary Ceramics exhibit at the Boise Art Museum, from the collection of Boise’s Anita Kay Hardy and Gregory Kaslo. The couple has been collecting art, with

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Ballet Idaho’s 2014-15 season offers a new variety

Ballet Idaho will put a stronger focus this season on developing new work by highlighting its studio series “New Dance” as part of the regular season package. The two “New Dance” concerts will be smaller, intimate affairs held at the

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