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Five Things You Should Do This Weekend in Boise

When you aren’t getting in line a week early for tickets to that Rodney Atkins concert in April.

1. GO COUNTRY ... SEATTLE STYLE?
Texas/Idaho band Reckless Kelly headlines the Morrison Center tonight for a special sit-down experience. Later in the evening — 10 p.m. — up-and-coming Seattle-area group Aces Up will try to bring the house down at Reef. (It’s $5 unless you have a Reckless Kelly ticket stub. Then it's free.) Read more about Aces Up in my Scene column.)

UPDATED: Oldies radio notes: AM station to debut in Treasure Valley; KJ Mac finds new FM home

Oldies are coming back to the Treasure Valley's AM airwaves.

Barring any unforeseen hitches, Ontario, Ore., AM country station "KSRV 1380 The Bull" will switch formats to "Oldies 1380" on Feb. 15 and spin music from the late '50s through early '70s.

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Boiseans to star on reality-TV shows "Survivor," "The Job," in February

“CBS ‘hearts’ Idaho,” jokes Ryan Pickett.

Pickett, 32, is explaining the network’s prime-time slate in the next couple of weeks: two reality-television shows featuring Idahoans.

Treefort Music Fest announces third wave of bands; Built To Spill curates three shows

Bring on the '80s! And '90s! Alt-rock band Camper Van Beethoven and Boise indie mainstay Built To Spill are among the third wave of bands heading to Downtown Boise for the second annual Treefort Music Fest in March.

These veteran bands, along with previously announced groups Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings and Animal Collective, offer further proof that Treefort isn't treating its definition of "emerging acts festival" as an ironclad directive.

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'The Other Studio' recap: 01.27.13

Here's last night's playlist:

-The Postal Service, "Such Great News"
-Mike Cooley, "Loaded Gun in the Closet"
-Foals, "Inhaler"
-Jim James, "A New Life"
-Skrillex, "Leaving"
-Herbert Groenemeyer w/Bono, "Mensch"
-The Joy Formidable, "This Ladder is Ours"
-Camper Van Beethoven, "Northern California Girls"

"The Other Studio" airs at 9 p.m. Sundays on 94.9 FM "The River."

Five Things You Should Do This Weekend in Boise

When you aren’t preparing for Beyonce’s Super Bowl performance.

1. GO OUT WITH A BU-U-U-DDY
Pauly Shore? What is it, 1989? You know it. The Weasel has four shows lined up tonight and Saturday at Liquid Laughs. Will Totally Pauly be hilarious, or will he cause grindage of your teeth? You be the judge:

Ticket alert: Boise concerts going on sale this weekend

Jerry Joseph: With Steve Drizos and Steve James. $12, at The Record Exchange, Egyptian Theatre box office, 387-1273, or egyptiantheatre.net. $14 at the door. Two-day pass is $20.
Æ 8 p.m. Feb. 15, Neurolux, 111 N. 11th St., Boise. Opening: Stoneseed.

La Vie en Rose closes; Stagecoach Inn files for bankruptcy

UPDATED: To add quote from owner.

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European bistro and bakery La Vie en Rose has closed in Downtown Boise. Its last day of business was Sunday.

The restaurant, which opened in 2006, was located at 928 W. Main St. in the Idanha building.

Revolution Center in Garden City sizzles with activity

Teeth chattering? Frostbite setting in?

Step inside Garden City's Revolution Center. Things are heating up at the 2,200-capacity venue, which opened last August.

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