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"These Shining Lives" at Boise Little Theater
“These Shining Lives” (Drama/Comedy; Audiences 13+) by Melanie Marnich Directed by Sarah Wright April 17, 18, 24, 25, May 1, & 2 at 8:00 pm, April 23 & 30 at 7:30 pm; April 26 & May 2 at 2:00 pm, 2020 These Shining Lives chronicles the strength and determination of women who were considered expendable workers in the Roaring '20s and the Depression Era, exploring their true story and its continued resonance with workers' rights today. Theirs is a story of survival in its most transcendent sense, as they refuse to allow the company that stole their health to kill their spirits—or endanger the lives of those who come after them.
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Film, Living History, Community Event
[Sold Out] Minidoka Documentary Screening
This event has now sold out. Guests can visit the "Righting a Wrong: Japanese Americans and World War II" exhibition starting January 25th, 2020.
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“From Genocide to Migration to Hieleras at the South Border: The Never-Ending Plight of Mayas”
Invited talk by Arturo Arias, John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation Professor in the Humanities School of Social Sciences, UC Merced. Boise State University, SUB Farnsworth Room. Refreshments provided.
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Education, Talks/Lectures
“Langston Hughes’ African~Diaspora Alchemy: Mining Musical & Lyrical Gold”
“Langston Hughes’ African~Diaspora Alchemy: Mining Musical & Lyrical Gold” a talk by Meta DuEwa Jones, Prof. of English and Comparative Literature, UNC Chapel Hill, followed by The Boise State University Meistersingers, directed by Dr. Michael Porter, and the Les Bois trio, featuring Dr. Nicole Molumby, Dr. Leslie Moreau, and Mrs. Betsi Hodges, performing works based on Langston Hughes’s poetry in commemoration of the Harlem Renaissance
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Bicycling, Swimming, Running
23rd Annual Indoor Triathlon
Join the Nampa Rec Center for this annual indoor triathlon. This event features a ½ mile swim, 10-mile ride on an upright, stationary bike and 4 mile run on the indoor track. Space is limited so register early. Registration fee is non-refundable and non-transferable after January 24th. Minimum age 13 years February 1, 2020 8:30am Nampa Rec Center Individual: Member $30, Non-Member $36 Team: Member $66, Non-Member $72 Register by January 24 at 7pm
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Expo/Trade Show,Gardening
24th Annual Canyon County Spring Home & Garden Show
With over 150 beautiful displays you'll find a show full of inspiration. Highlighting the latest designs, styles and trends. Upstairs, downstairs, inside, outside- The Ford Idaho Center is packed with great ideas. Visit with local experts, including the Canyon County Master Gardeners; they will be on hand all weekend to answer your lawn and garden questions.
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Benefit/Fundraiser, Food/Tasting, Fair/Festival
34th Annual Idaho City Chili Cook Off
This is the best end-of-winter party, around! Take a breath-taking drive, 38 miles from Boise, down Scenic Byway, Hwy 21, and arrive in Historic Idaho City, in time to sample some of the state's finest chili, cooked up on-site, by more than a dozen seasoned chefs. Chili served at Noon. Vote for your favorite team's chili and see how your taste compare with the judges'. There will be beer, vendors, raffle, silent auction, live music, and a big bunch of people having fun, celebrating the coming of spring. Tickets will go on sale at the event at 11:00am or buy your tickets and 2020 Commemorative Chili Cup online at and skip the ticket sales line. There is still time to sign-up to compete or sponsor the event online or by email Come early, stay late, and enjoy all the fun. Proceeds benefit the Idaho City Community and local tourism.
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Benefit/Fundraiser, Auction
59th Marsing Disaster Auction
The Marsing Disaster Auction was created as the primary fundraiser for the Marsing Community Disaster Fund. Every year the Marsing Disaster Community supports community members as they sort their way out of hardship, this could be due to a death, medical diagnosis or a disaster such as flood or fire. Community Disaster Fund also supports community projects that make our community a better place to be a part of. Neighbors helping Neighbors!!
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Aaron Watson
The country singer-songwriter has built an astounding career for himself. With 2015’s “The Underdog”, Watson became the first independent male artist to debut at #1 on the Billboard Top Country Albums Chart. And now with his newest album, the swaggering “Vaquero,” he is again making waves.
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Acid Mothers Temple
Acid Mothers Temple hails from Nagoya in the Central region of Japan. The band describes itself as a "freak-out group for the 21st century."
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