Locally owned local news.
We put readers first.

Art

Long-planned art project on Boise Bench finally set to start

Construction on a Vista Ave. art project is set to begin in June. This is a project that is seven years in the making....

Local ballet folklorico instructor to close dance studio, remains hopeful

In October of 2020, the community came together to help a local dance instructor keep her business afloat, but now new hurdles mean Ballet...

Large statue of William E. Borah goes up in front of Boise building which bears his name

A new statue of former Idaho Senator William E. Borah popped in in Boise this week. The eight-foot-tall bronze statue stands in front...

Historic McCall mill whistle will sound again as part of new art piece

McCall City Council unanimously voted to approve Mill Whistle as the city’s latest public art piece.  Mill Whistle will be in Brown Park near the...

Boise Little Theater will livestream first play of the year this week

When the pandemic hit, it was curtains closed for many local performers.  Pre-pandemic, seeing live theater was easy: you just grabbed a ticket and found...

Boise Rock School eyes permanent facility on Boise Bench

Local nonprofit organization Boise Rock School applied to move into the old Pleasure Boutique on 5022 W Fairview Ave. The adult goods store closed...

Eagle looks for artists to dress up Eagle Rd. trail underpass

The Eagle Arts Commission is looking two teams of artists to create and paint wall murals. The murals will be located on the entrance walls...

New artwork will climb up the wall of 5th & Front garage

Another artwork will soon tower over the streets of downtown Boise.  On Tuesday, Boise City Council approved a new public artwork on the side of...

McCall council unanimously approves new public art piece

The City of McCall’s Public Art Advisory Committee and council selected Idaho artists Erica and Jamie Laidlaw to create a public art piece for...

Handmade Idaho: Pop-up Village Christmas store to feature local artists

Each year, Handmade Idaho hosts a holiday event for local artists to sell products and goods. This year, however, founder Angela Stewart knew a...

Public art honoring Central Addition history coming to Broad Street in 2021

A new public art piece is coming to Broad Street next summer.  On Tuesday, Boise City Council approved a contract to use $75,000 in urban...

Boise artists showcase work in public tour of studios

Boise Open Studios Collective Organization, also known as BOSCO, is hosting its annual tour. This year, though, there will be more ways to view,...

Boise teen creates small T-shirt business

A Boise teen has combined his love for art and entrepreneurial spirit and created his own small business. Boise High School Junior, Jack Zuckerman,...

No Art in the Park, but the art sale will continue this year

For the last 66 years, thousands of people gathered at Julia Davis Park each September to enjoy and buy from local artists and food...

Name picked for new downtown park, but agency decides to try again; art concepts revealed

The Capital City Development Corp. was set to approve a name for a new park slated for 11th St. and Idaho St. in Downtown...