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Five Things You Should Do This Weekend in Boise

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When you aren’t going ga-ga over the Goo Goo Dolls Saturday … 1. GO SOLO Crooked Fence Barrelhouse will host a guitar-solo contest from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday. I’m a judge, and I’m about to give you the keys

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Five Things You Should Do This Weekend in Boise

When you aren’t making last-minute Valentine’s Day restaurant reservations … 1. FREAK OUT AT THE MUSEUM Boise Art Museum has two new exhibits with a dark edge. You can check out “Vampires and Wolf Men” Feb. 1 to May 25

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Five Things You Should Do This Weekend in Boise

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1. BUST A GUT The first Idaho Laugh Festival takes over Boise tonight and Saturday with more than 70 comics, 16 shows and five workshops at five venues. Why? Because an ambitious local improv comic thought it would be cool.

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Five Things You Should Do This Weekend in Boise

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Besides buying Santa a gift from a local brewery … 1. GET YOUR SPORTS FIX The Idaho Vandals shoot hoops with the Idaho State Bengals tonight at CenturyLink Arena. [Tickets] Buffalo hits the blue turf against San Diego State in

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Five Things You Should Do This Weekend in Boise

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When you aren’t (burp) soaking up the latest local beer news … 1. FIVE THINGS? LET’S START WITH ONE ‘THING’ … That ornery severed hand was always my favorite character on the TV show. But I’m genuinely curious how they’ll

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Five Things You Should Do This Weekend in Boise (and beyond)

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When you’re not reacting like a calm football fan to the news about Coach Pete … 1. PRETEND YOU’RE A KID AGAIN All they wanted was a Pepsi — just one Pepsi. Suicidal Tendencies struck a rebellious chord in 1983

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Five Things You Should Do This Weekend in Boise

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When you aren’t buying tickets for that live “MythBusters” performance next week … 1. GET JAZZED FOR SNOW Hyping the annual Warren Miller Film Festival is like trying to reinvent the wheel — or maybe the ski pole. But let’s

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Five Things You Should Do This Weekend

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When you aren’t making reservations for Thanksgiving dinner … 1. PRAY FOR SNOW — TWICE? Praise the Lord! There sure is a lot of prayer being organized by Downtown Boise bars. 10 Barrel Brewing Co. is having a free Pray

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Five Things You Should Do This Weekend in Boise

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When you aren’t filling the gas tank in preparation for that trip to Twin Peaks sports pub … 1. SIP A LOCAL FALL BREW As pointed out in today’s Beer Notes column, Boise breweries are cranking out fall seasonals and

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Five Things You Should Do This Weekend in Boise

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Assuming you aren’t being strip searched on your way into an outdoor concert … 1. HIT THE FAIR The Western Idaho Fair roared out of the gate today. Why not inhale a couple of Pronto Pups, suck down some overpriced

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