Monday, November 2, 2009


  • Now through Nov. 7: Boise Contemporary Theater presents The Pavilion, a show about a man and his high school sweetheart who split up years ago and are meeting again at their 20th reunion. The show runs Nov. 4-7 at 8:00 Wednesday through Saturday and 2:00 Saturdays at the theater on Fulton Street.
  • Now through Nov. 8: Company of Fools presents The Syringa Tree, a one-woman show about the love between two families, one black and one white, who share a house and whose children grow up together under apartheid in 1960s South Africa. The show runs Nov. 4-5 at 7:00, Nov. 6-7 at 8:00, and Nov. 8 at 3:00 at The Liberty Theatre on Main Street in Hailey.
  • Now through Nov. 8: Boise Art Museum exhibits sculpture by Ann Weber called Corrugated. The pieces are made from cardboard, are woven into giant gourd-like spires, and are up to 16 feet tall.
  • Now through Nov. 14: Starlight Mountain Theatre presents Little Shop of Horrors, a musical about a carnivorous plant named Audrey II, at 7:30 Nov. 7 and 13-14 and at midnight Nov. 6 at The Star Theatre at 1851 Century Way.
  • Now through Nov. 14: Knock 'Em Dead Dinner Theatre presents the Rodgers and Hammerstein classic The Sound of Music about a would-be nun who becomes governess to seven children around the time of the Nazi invasion of Austria. The show runs Nov. 5-7 and 12-14 at 7:00 Thursdays and 8:00 Fridays and Saturdays at the theater on Ninth Street between Front and Myrtle. Dinner is served at 7:00 Fridays and Saturdays.
  • Nov. 15: As part of its Family Reading Series, Boise Contemporary Theater presents Robin Hood at 2 p.m. at the Fulton Street Theater at Ninth and Fulton in Boise.
  • Nov. 15: The Boise Baroque Orchestra presents a concert of selections by Corelli, Vivaldi, Handel and Rameau at 2:00 at the First United Methodist Church/Cathedral of the Rockies on 11th Street in Boise.
  • Now through Nov. 15: Boise Art Museum presents Kid Stuff, an exhibit of art geared toward children by artists Deborah Barrett, Alexander Calder, Michael Corney, Benjamin Jones, Marianne Kolb, Marilyn Lanfear, David Gillhooley, Marilyn Lysohir, Renda Palmer and others.
  • Nov. 20-21: The Boise Philharmonic presents a concert of Tchaikovsky music at 8:00 Nov. 20 in the Swayne Auditorium at Northwest Nazarene University in Nampa, and at 8:00 Nov. 21 at the Morrison Center at Boise State University. The Philharmonic will also present a shortened version of the concert at 11:00 a.m. at the Morrison Center Nov. 21.
  • Now through Nov. 21: Alley Repertory Theater presents Edward Albee's Three Tall Women, about a young lawyer, a middle-aged caregiver and a rich, bitter elderly matron who are uniquely intertwined. The show runs Nov. 13-14 and 19-21 at 8:00 at the Visual Arts Collective behind the Woman of Steel Gallery on Chinden in Garden City.
  • Now through Nov. 21: The College of Idaho Theatre Department presents Season's Greetings, a story about a tense household on Christmas Eve and a newcomer who arrives with a bag of surprises. The show runs Nov. 12-14 and 19-21 at 7:30 and Nov. 22 at 2:00 at the Langroise Studio Theatre at C of I in Caldwell.
  • Nov. 22: The Boise Philharmonic Youth Orchestra performs works by composers including Mozart and Dvorak at 7:00 at Borah High School on Cassia and Curtis Road.
  • Now through Nov. 22: Boise State University's Theatre Arts Department presents Shakespeare's As You Like It, a comedy about the daughter of a duke who flees to the Forest of Arden and dresses up as a boy when her uncle usurps the duchy and exiles her father. The show runs at 7:30 Nov. 13-15 and 18-22 at the Danny Peterson Theatre in the Morrison Center.
  • Nov. 24: Boise Contemporary Theater presents Animals out of Paper, a show about an origami artist, a calculus teacher and a talented student who are brought together by their love of origami. The show runs at 8:00 Nov. 24-25, 27-28 and Dec. 2-5, 9-12 and 16-19 and 2:00 Dec. 5, 12 and 19 at the Fulton Street Theater at Ninth and Fulton in Boise.
  • Nov. 27: Boise Little Theater presents A Christmas Story, a comedy about a boy who wants a Red Ryder BB gun for Christmas. The show runs at 8:00 Nov. 27-28 and Dec. 4-5, 11-12 and 18, at 7:30 Dec. 3 and 10, and at 2:00 Dec. 6, 12 and 19 at the theater on Fort Street near Broadway.
  • Nov. 27: Stage Coach Theatre presents Jacob Marley's Christmas Carol, the story of Ebenezer Scrooge as told by his former partner Jacob Marley, who must redeem Scrooge in order to redeem himself. The show runs Nov. 27-28 and Dec. 3-6 and 10-12 at 7:30 Thursdays, 8:00 Fridays and Saturdays and 2:00 Sundays at the theater in the Hillcrest Shopping Center at Orchard and Overland.
  • Nov. 27: Prairie Dog Productions presents The Xmas Files! or Miracle at Area 51! at 7:15 Nov. 27-28 and Dec. 4-5, 11-12, 18-19 and 25-26 and 2:00 Dec. 13, 20 and 27 at 3820 Cassia in Boise.
  • Nov. 27: Starlight Mountain Theatre presents Irving Berlin's White Christmas, a musical about two friends in show business who find love while putting on a show at an inn in Vermont. The show runs Nov. 27-28, Dec. 4-5, 11-12, 18-19 and 26, and Jan. 1-2 and 8-9 at 7:30 at 1851 Century Way in Boise.
  • Now through Jan. 17: Boise Art Museum presents A Survey of Gee's Bend Quilts, a collection of abstract quilts created by women in the African-American community of Gee's Bend, Alabama.
  • Now through March 14: Boise Art Museum presents Patchwork, a collection of quilts from the early 1800s through the mid-20th century.
  • Now through April 18: Boise Art Museum presents Idea as Art: Contemporary Works on Paper, a selection of abstract drawings by such artists as Sol Lewitt and Mel Bochner.

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