5-9 P.M. VARIOUS VENUES IN DOWNTOWN BOISE
ARTISTS IN RESIDENCE
This is the last First Thursday for the current crew of Artists in Residence in BoDo. You can check out their evolution over their six-month tenure.
See mixed media installation artist Star Moxley and filmmaker Seth Randal in the 8th Street Marketplace, Mercantile Building, 404 S. 8th St.
Sister writer and painter team Kate and Sarah Masterson are in the Northrup Building, 405 S. 8th St., along with painter Cassandra Schiffer and printmaker Theresa Burkes and the book arts group iBAG.
Mixed media sculptor Adrian Kershaw is at the Renewal Underground, 517 9th St.
THE MING BUILDING
Check out the scene at the creative businesses at 6th and Myrtle streets. Bricolage, 418 S. 6th St., will show new painting and small sewn pieces by Grant Olsen. At Boise Art Glass, 530 W. Myrtle St., you can make your own pumpkin using the torch. Its $40 for a half-hour. Call, 345-1825 to sign up. You also can enjoy snacks and watch.
Start at the Indie Made Boutique, 108 N. 6th St., a collaborative of local Etsy artists and artisans, and then explore the pop-up artists inside the adjacent Pioneer Tent Building. Youll find a bevy of crafters, jewelry makers, textile artists and more.
Hankering to tap your toes or swing? Heres whos playing this First Thursday.
Frim Fram 4 at Pengillys Saloon, 513 W. Main St.
Its the Neckid Rednecks at Humpin Hannahs, 612 W. Main St., with Shaky Dave Manion, David Lyle Pops Evans, Roger Kennedy, Cody McKinney and special guests.
Rebecca Scott will be at The Gamekeeper Lounge, inside the Owyhee Plaza Hotel, 1109 W. Main St.
Go for jazz with Ken Harris and Rico Weisman at Berryhill and Co. on the patio at 121 N. 9th St.
Check out the Basque music jam at the Basque Museum and Cultural Center, 611 W. Grove St.
MORE TRAFFIC BOX ART
The ever-expanding gallery of Downtown traffic box murals will add eight more and increase the area for the boxes beyond the traditional Downtown boundaries. So, if you visit them during First Thursday youll be traveling out and about a bit more. This is more of a driving than a walking tour.
Kurt Zwolfers Tales from the Forest at Hill Road and 36th Street.
Julia Greens North End Commuters at Fort and 9th streets.
Meredith Hoffmans Hope is a Place at State and 6th streets.
Mike Landas Couple, two boxes at Front and 9th streets.
Matt Laurences Life in Flux at University Drive at Juanita Street.
Josh Udesens Trout Dreams at the intersection of Capitol Boulevard, Federal Way and Vista Avenue.
Toby Robins Kids, Stay in School and Get Good Grades at Latah and Rose Hill streets.
Leslie Dixons Take Flight at Cole and Ustick roads.
Note: The artists will not be at their boxes.