Artist Ward Hooper always has something new up his sleeve.
Hooper made a name locally when he created a line of art nouveau and deco-inspired posters commemorating neighborhoods and buildings around Boise.
Hes the go-to guy for event posters: Exergy Tour, Art in the Park and Idaho Shakespeare Festival.
Check out Hoopers Urban Garage, a line of one-of-a-kind decor items inspired by Hoopers iconic posters, cards and paintings.
At Ward Hooper Gallery of Art, 745 W. Idaho St., you will see his original designs for made-to-order decorator pillows, T-shirts and gear frames.
FLYING M TURNS 20
Celebrate 20 years of great coffee and community at the Flying M Coffeehouse, 500 W. Idaho St. The Ms walls will be filled with 20 years of memorabilia. You can relive some of the fun through photographs from events over the years such as Valentine for AIDS.
Dancers of Ballet Idaho will perform in Nick Caves soundsuits the artists wearable sculptures at 5:30 and 6:30 p.m. at the Boise Art Museum, 670 Julia Davis Drive. The exhibit Nick Cave: Meet Me at the Center of the Earth features more than 40 stunning pieces of art that draw on haute couture, ritual costume and fiber arts. Because Cave also is an Alvin Ailey-trained dancer (not the Australian singer of the same name), theres a performance element as well.
SINE WAVE SCULPTURE
Check out Matt Grovers kinetic sine wave sculptures at Lisk + Rowe Gallery, 401 S. 8th. St. Grover turns recycled wood and metal into moving sculptures powered by small motors made from recycled parts that use sine waves mathematical expression that creates a smooth, oscillating motion. Youll also see Jerri Lisks colorful landscapes on aluminum, Carl Rowes evocative oils of the Boise Foothills and Mark Lisks photography.
Dana Oland: 377-6442, Twitter: @IDS_DanaOland