Friday, August 15, 2008

Roundup

August
  • Now through Aug. 21: Starlight Mountain Theatre presents Rodgers and Hammerstein's Oklahoma!, a love story about a cowboy and a farm girl, at Starlight Amphitheater in Garden Valley. Show dates are Aug. 18 and 21. Times are 8:00.
  • Now through Aug. 22: Starlight Mountain Theatre presents Rodgers and Hammerstein's Cinderella at Starlight Amphitheater in Garden Valley. Show dates are Aug. 16, 19 and 22. Times are 8:00.
  • Now through Aug. 23: Music Theatre of Idaho presents the Rodgers and Hammerstein musical Oklahoma!, a love story about a cowboy and a farm girl, at the Nampa Civic Center. Show dates are Aug. 16 and 21-23 at 7:30 and Aug. 16 at 1:30.
  • Now through Aug. 23: Starlight Mountain Theater presents Crazy for You, a musical about a stagestruck New York City playboy in a Nevada mining town, at Starlight Amphitheater in Garden Valley. Show dates are Aug. 20 and 23. Times are 8:00.
  • Aug. 23: Rosalie Sorrels performs a benefit concert at 8:00 at Stage Coach Theatre at Orchard and Overland.
  • Now through Aug. 24: The Boise Art Museum hosts an exhibit by illustrator, painter and sculptor Frederic Remington called Frederic Remington Makes Tracks: Adventures and Artistic Impressions.
  • Now through Aug. 29: The Idaho Shakespeare Festival produces Macbeth, a tragedy in which Shakespeare's Scottish anti-hero lusts after power and ultimately commits regicide, at 8:00 at the amphitheater on Warm Springs in Boise. Show dates are Aug. 19-20, 23-24 and 28-29. Times are 8:00 Tuesday-Saturday and 7:00 Sunday.
  • Aug. 29: Stage Coach Theatre opens Kitchen Witches, a comedy about two cooking show hostesses who have hated each other for 30 years who are forced by circumstance to share a cooking show produced by the long-suffering son of one of the women. It's all he can do to rein them in when the insults and the food start flying. The show continues Aug. 30 and Sept. 4-7 and 11-13 at the theater on Orchard and Overland in the Hillcrest Shopping Center in Boise. Times are 7:30 Thursdays, 8:15 Fridays and Saturdays and 2:00 Sundays.
  • Now through Aug. 29: Bogus Creek Outfitters is hosting a Western action adventure melodrama, The Jerseys Done It! Show dates are Aug. 22 and 29.
  • Aug. 29: Starlight Mountain Theatre presents Let's Murder Marsha, a comedy about a housewife who becomes convinced her husband is plotting to murder her and hatches a plan to thwart him, at Starlight Amphitheater in Garden Valley. The show continues Aug. 30 and Sept. 1, 5-6 and 12-13. Times are 7:30 Fridays and Saturdays and 6:30 Monday.
  • Aug. 30: The Boise Art Museum opens Upstream Fly Fishing in the American West, an exhibit of photographs by Charles Lindsay.
  • Now through Aug. 31: Idaho Shakespeare Festival presents Into the Woods, a Stephen Sondheim musical about what happens after "happily ever after" in several classic fairy tales, at 8:00 at the amphitheater on Warm Springs in Boise. Show dates are Aug. 16-17, 21-22, 26-27 and 30-31. Times are 8:00 Tuesday-Saturday and 7:00 Sunday.
  • Now through Sept. 14: The Boise Art Museum hosts Ties of Protection and Safe Keeping, an interactive braid sculpture by Oregon artist MK Guth. Woven into the sculpture are ribbons on which hundreds of people have written their answer to the question, "What is worth protecting?"
  • Now through October: The Boise Art Museum is displaying Gerri Sayler's exhibit Ad Infinitum. It consists of more than 900 glistening strands of sculpted hot glue.
  • Now through Nov. 9: Boise Art Museum hosts an exhibit by photographer and sculptor Catherine Chalmers called American Cockroach.

September

  • Sept. 5: Boise Little Theater opens Neil Simon's Plaza Suite at the theater on Broadway and Fort Street. The show continues Sept. 6, 11-13 and 18-20 at 8:00, Sept. 14 at 2:00 and Sept. 17 at 7:30.
  • Sept. 5: The Idaho Shakespeare Festival opens Greater Tuna, a satirical comedy about small-town morals and mores starring two men in 20 roles, at the amphitheater on Warm Springs in Boise. The show continues Sept. 6-7, 10-14, 17-21 and 24-27; times are 7:30 Wednesday-Saturday and 7:00 Sundays.
  • Sept. 12-13: The Boise Philharmonic will perform music by Tchaikovsky, Dvorak and Corigliano with guest violinist Rachel Barton Pine at 8:00 Sept. 12 at Northwest Nazarene University's Swayne Auditorium in Nampa and 8:15 Sept. 13 at Boise State University's Morrison Center.
  • Sept. 19: Refugee Tibetan monks will perform The Mystical Arts of Tibet: Sacred Music and Dance at 7:30 at the College of Idaho.
  • Sept. 19-20: The Langroise Trio will perform works by Schubert, Mozart, Bach and Jim Cockey Sept. 19 at the Esther Simplot Performing Arts Academy in Boise and Sept. 20 at Langroise Recital Hall at the College of Idaho in Caldwell. Times are 7:30.
  • Sept. 19: East Indian Follies opens Final Solutions, a play about an Indian family that struggles with intergenerational ideas about religion, politics, history, and in particular the partition of India and Pakistan in 1947, at the Visual Arts Collective just off Chinden behind the Woman of Steel Gallery in Garden City. The play continues Sept. 20, 25 and 27 at 8:00 and Sept. 28 at 7:00.
  • Sept. 19: Music Theatre of Idaho opens I Remember Mama, a musical about a Norwegian family's survival in the New World, at 7:30 at the Nampa Civic Center. The show continues Sept. 20 and 25-27 at 7:30 and Sept. 20 at 1:30.
  • Sept. 23: Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Mary Oliver reads her work at 7:30 at the Egyptian Theater on Main Street and Capitol Boulevard in Boise.
  • Sept. 26: Prairie Dog Productions opens Indiana Stones and the Quest for the Holy Oil at 7:15 at the theater at 3820 Cassia St. in Boise. The show continues at 2:00 Oct. 12 and 19 and at 7:15 on Sept. 27; Oct. 3-4, 10-11, 17-18, 24-25 and 31; and Nov. 1.
  • Sept. 28: Del Parkinson, a pianist for the Boise Philharmonic, will perform at 3:00 in the Morrison Center Recital Hall at BSU.

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