Entertainment

Entertainment

We’re midway through spring break. Here are some ideas to bust your kids’ boredom.

See a dinosaur. Visit the giraffes. Take a leap at Wahooz and more. Here’s a list of what kids can do in the Treasure Valley.

Living

Free city compost: Good stuff, but not for organic gardens. Veggies? Maybe

After the city of Boise launches its composting program, customers will receive access to free compost at distribution sites. The compost should be suitable for many landscaping uses, but it remains to be seen whether it will be safe for vegetable garden soil and sensitive plants. If they appear, persistent herbicides could create a potential problem.

Words & Deeds

12 recommended, under-the-radar acts at Treefort Music Fest

If you’re an indie junkie, you’ve already made your list of performers to see at Treefort Music Fest. But with more than 400 acts at the five-day festival in Downtown Boise, there’s bound to be something still lurking under your radar. Treefort director Eric Gilbert is here to help. Here are 12 acts this weekend that are unknown to many — in some cases, most — and come “highly recommended.”

Videos

Treefort 2017 Mixtape 2: The action from March 25, 2017

Kids, adults, hipsters, music fans and more: fun was had by all.
Dana Oland doland@idahostatesman.com
Treefort 2017 Mixtape 2: The action from March 25, 2017 3:04

Treefort 2017 Mixtape 2: The action from March 25, 2017

National Poetry Slam champion G Yamazawa lays it down at Storyfort 2:23

National Poetry Slam champion G Yamazawa lays it down at Storyfort

Strengthfort brings back feats of strength and fitness from a bygone era 2:33

Strengthfort brings back feats of strength and fitness from a bygone era

2017 Treefort Mixtape 1 2:53

2017 Treefort Mixtape 1