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Live Theater Around Idaho

Live Theater Around Idaho March 26, 2012 | Events, Nightlife, What's New | Read More
Idaho is not one of those places where you travel specifically to see a live theatrical event, as you would travel to New York just to go to Broadway. But as long as you’re here, why not experience the guts of theater? The small, community-based theaters that dot the country.  You’ll be...

First Thursday in Boise

February 29, 2012 | Events, Things to Do, What's New | Read More
Every month, Boiseans flock downtown for First Thursday, a combination extended happy hour, sidewalk sale, and gallery stroll. The event is sponsored by the Downtown Boise Association, and it’s a great way to explore the city. As you might guess, it takes place the first Thursday of every month...

Best Live Music Venues

Best Live Music Venues October 31, 2011 | Events, Things to Do, What's New | Read More
Live music is something Idahoans love, and you can find it almost anywhere, so it’s hard to pick the best. This is just a sampling of some really great live music venues: Morrison Center for the Arts on the campus of Boise State University. The variety of music you can hear at this large performance...

Top Ten Places to Meet Locals

Top Ten Places to Meet Locals October 31, 2011 | Events, Things to Do, Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
About half the population of Idaho lives in the southwestern part of the state known as the Treasure Valley—comprised of Boise and surrounding communities.  Many young people from other communities in the state move to the Treasure Valley for work or higher education.  So all in all, you’ll meet...

Halloween in Idaho

Halloween in Idaho August 31, 2011 | Events, Things to Do | Read More
Idaho is pretty far north, and by October 31, evening comes early and goblins hide around every corner. The Treasure Valley (Boise and the surrounding area) likes to really enjoy the scary, but fun, side of Halloween. Whether you like you fearful fun full on or family friendly, there is something for...

Fourth of July Fun

June 30, 2011 | Events, Nightlife, Things to Do | Read More
Idaho has a unique relationship with July 4th.  When Idaho’s forefathers were planning to be added to the union in 1890, they faced an interesting dilemma. You see, all states that joined the union after July 4 had their star added to the flag the following year. Idaho wanted to get its star as...

First Thursday

First Thursday February 28, 2011 | Events, Things to Do | Read More
Boise has this really fun event every month called First Thursday. As the name implies, it happens on the first Thursday of each month, as in March 3 this week. The premise of First Thursday is to head downtown and enjoy yourself. Local business, restaurants, and art galleries stay open later than usual,...

Lionel Hampton International Jazz Festival

Lionel Hampton International Jazz Festival February 23, 2011 | Events, Things to Do | Read More
Don’t usually think of backwoods Idaho as the center of great jazz music? Okay, I don’t blame you. But here it is. Hosted by the University of Idaho in Moscow, Idaho (and by the way, we pronounce Mos-ko, not cow) the Lionel Hampton International Jazz Festival was awarded a National Medal...
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