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Submitted by Michael Deeds on Fri, 05/04/2012 - 12:09pm, updated on Sat, 05/05/2012 - 7:31am
When you aren't poring over your new Spider-Man and Superman schwag from Free Comic Book Day on Saturday ...
1. BE DAZZLED
Tonight at “Pop Goes the Rock” at the Morrison Center, Cirque Dreams will assemble aerialists, acrobats, dancers and other amazing artists — more than 100 costumed characters in all. They'll perform to a mash-up of contemporary hits played by a band on stage. Get tickets here.
Submitted by Michael Deeds on Tue, 05/01/2012 - 12:14pm, updated on Tue, 05/01/2012 - 5:57pm
One of the great tragedies of classic rock — at least to Pink Floyd fans — has been the inability of Roger Waters and David Gilmour to make nice. But you’ve got to respect the depth of Pink Floyd’s dysfunction. After all, even Pink Floyd tribute bands can’t stay together.
The Australian Pink Floyd — a favorite of Floyd fans in the Treasure Valley — split into two competing factions in 2010. Now there’s not just an Aussie Floyd, there’s a Brit Floyd.
Submitted by Michael Deeds on Fri, 04/27/2012 - 12:49pm, updated on Fri, 04/27/2012 - 1:13pm
1. PET YOUR KITTY
Grab your feline or canine. Head to Expo Idaho on Saturday and Sunday for the Pet Expo. Check out the petting zoo, get a pet portrait or enter the “Best Dressed” and “Most Talented” pet contests. With more than 80 vendors and experts there, you'll find plenty to do.
Oh, and in case you didn’t notice, when it comes to highlighting things to do on weekends …
Submitted by Michael Deeds on Thu, 04/26/2012 - 2:52pm, updated on Fri, 04/27/2012 - 7:46am
I don't have an answer to that just yet. But this new track from Delta Spirit is a hard-driving gem. As in Gem State. I share the story behind it — and list other Idaho-related songs — in my column in Scene. Finally, a song called "Idaho" that rocks ...
Jake Shimabukuro: 8 p.m. Oct. 21, The Egyptian Theatre, 700 W. Main St., Boise. $27 at www.egyptiantheatre.net, Egyptian box office, The Record Exchange or call 387-1273. $30 day of show. On sale at 10 a.m. April 28
Johnny Clegg and Ladysmith Black Mambazo: 7 p.m. Aug. 6, River Run Lodge, 251 2nd Ave., Ketchum. $30 and $75 Sun Valley Center for the Arts members, $40 and $85 nonmembers. (208) 726-9491, Ext. 10; www.sunvalleycenter.org. On sale at 10 a.m. April 27
Pink Martini: 7 p.m. Aug. 13, River Run Lodge, 251 2nd Ave., Ketchum. $35 and $75 Sun Valley Center for the Arts members, $45 and $85 nonmembers. (208) 726-9491, Ext. 10; www.sunvalleycenter.org. On sale at 10 a.m. April 27
Kaskade: 8 p.m. Aug. 13, Knitting Factory, 416 S. 9th St., Boise. $40. Ticketfly. On sale at 10 a.m. April 27
Bonnie Raitt: 7 p.m. Aug. 30, Sun Valley Pavilion, 300 Dollar Road. $30-$85 Sun Valley Center for the Arts members, $40-$95 nonmembers. (208) 726-9491, Ext. 10; www.sunvalleycenter.org. Opening: Mavis Staples. On sale at 10 a.m. April 27