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    Take in an old-time melodrama

    You can boo the villain and cheer the hero at the Glenns Ferry Theatre Company's annual dinner theater performances at the beautifully restored Historic Opera Theatre. Figure out whodunit with "The Case of the Music Guild Murders" on Fridays, then whoop and hiss at the melodrama "Double Take at...

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    Plan now for the Sun Valley Summer Symphony

    The Sun Valley Summer Symphony, the largest privately funded free symphony in America, kicks off this weekend. Players from across the country will converge on the resort town for the annual classical fest. Music director Alasdair Neale has again pulled together an exciting summer season, along ...

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    'Disney's High school Musical'

    All the differences between high-school jocks and nerds melt away when they start singing together in "Disney's High School Musical." Cliques clash and friendships are tested, but it all comes out well in the refrain. This stage musical is based on the popular Disney movie and is a favorite among...

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    Four bronze artifacts part of public art piece in Boise

    The public is invited to the dedication of the piece from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday.

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    Dana Oland: Signing Shakespeare brings nuances of theater to the deaf

    The line from William Shakespeare's "Hamlet" "... words, words, words ..." offers the context that most people experience when watching a play. But for people who are deaf, that context of words holds a hazy meaning, because words are only part of the equation.

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    Emily Braden jazz trio hits the Sapphire Room

    Boise's Emily Braden is home from New York City for a summer visit and will delight her fans with a show. The singer and songwriter will get together with drummer Kobie Watkins, pianist Justin Nielsen and bassist Dylan Sundstrom for straight-up rock- and gospel-infused jazz at the Sapphire Room.

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    'Welcome to Night Vale': Live

    The conspiracies will flow when "Welcome to Night Vale" (the live show) comes to Boise. Actor Cecil Gershwin Palmer, pictured, plays Cecil Baldwin, a radio host in the fictional Southwest town of Night Vale, where all the world's conspiracy theories are true. The twice-monthly podcasts have a nearly...

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    Dana Oland: Summer brings more art to public spaces

    In the next few months, you'll see sculptures, traffic box murals, interactive displays and other artwork popping up around the city. Right now there are 16 pieces that either were recently completed or will be finished by September.

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    Call to artists: 'Idaho ho ho' design sought

    Moxie Java - producer of the annual "Idaho Ho Ho" holiday album - is holding a contest for this year's cover art. Each year, Idaho musicians and songwriters such as Curtis Stigers, Steve Fulton and Carole King donate their time and talent to create the holiday CD, which helps raise funds for the...

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    Chill out at the McCall Summerfest

    Idaho's summer classical music festival season gets going next week with the McCall SummerFest, a concert series in scenic McCall. Artistic director Yaacov Bergman brings players from across the state and the country to play a mix of classical, jazz and Broadway at the Shore Lodge, Tamarack resort...

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