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‘Words & Deeds’ has moved

I finally did it. I upset someone so much with words that they banned me from WordPress. Just kidding. (Maybe.) Either way, you’ll now find “Words & Deeds here.  

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Free concerts today and Thursday: indie singer Cate Le Bon and blues shredder Matthew Curry

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Everybody loves a free concert. Here are a couple worth noting in the next two days: Eccentric Welsh singer Kate Le Bon — who will open for Franz Ferdinand tonight at the Knitting Factory — stops by the Record Exchange

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Seven Devils ‘Idaho whiskey’ is all about the water

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Because it’s easy and affordable to produce, vodka is the most common product from Idaho distillers. But Caldwell-based Koenig Distillery and Winery — whose Huckleberry Flavored Vodka is a popular cocktail pour at higher-end bars — just began offering bourbon.

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‘The Other Studio’ recap: April 20, 2014

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Here’s the playlist from tonight’s “The Other Studio,” hosted by Tim Johnstone and me. The show airs from 9 to 10 p.m. Sundays on 94.9 The River. BT featuring Tori Amos, “Blue Skies” Black Flag, “Nervous Breakdown” Sturgill Simpson, “Turtles

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Five Things You Should Do This Weekend in Boise

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When you aren’t making last-minute Easter brunch reservations … 1. HIT THE ICE Game on! The Idaho Steelheads are in the Kelly Cup playoffs. Watch them skate circles around the Colorado Eagles tonight and Saturday at CenturyLink Arena. (We hope.)

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Ticket alert: Coming Boise concerts going on sale this weekend

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Jacksons Country Stomp featuring Thomas Rhett, Jon Pardi, Lindsay Ell: 6 p.m. June 18, Ford Amphitheater, Idaho Center, Nampa. $25 at Jacksons Food Stores. On sale April 23 (which isn’t actually this weekend, I know). Joan Baez: 8 p.m. July

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Hannibal Buress to play Boise on his way up the comedy ladder

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Liquid Laughs in Boise just nailed down a hot comedian for May 9 and 10: Hannibal Buress. Buress, 31, was just featured on Comedy Central two weeks ago with his own hour-long special, “Hannibal Buress Live from Chicago.” Briefly a

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CONTEST OVER: Win free tickets to the Franz Ferdinand concert at the Knitting Factory

Scottish quartet Franz Ferdinand will make its Boise debut at the Knitting Factory on April 23. I have a pair of tickets to give away. Here’s how to win ‘em: Between now and 5 p.m. 11 a.m. April 18, correctly

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Concert notes: Night Ranger added to Boston date; Xavier Rudd, Black Flag coming

As I wrote a week or two ago, classic-rock act Boston is headed to the Idaho Center Amphitheater on Sept. 3. What we didn’t know until now is that Night Ranger will open. Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m.

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‘The Other Studio’ recap: April 13, 2014

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Here’s the playlist from tonight’s “The Other Studio,” hosted by Tim Johnstone and me. The show airs from 9 to 10 p.m. Sundays on 94.9 The River. Nickel Creek, “Destination” Doobie Brothers, “Long Train Running” Youth Lagoon, “Worms” Green Day,

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