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Treefort Music Fest reveals 75 acts coming to Boise in 2017

Treefort Music Fest, which happens March 22-26 in Downtown Boise, revealed its first wave of bands Thursday. Highlights include Mac DeMarco, The Growlers, The Bouncing Souls, STRFKR, Deafheaven, WHY?, Meat Puppets and more.

Movie News & Reviews

Here come the 2016 holiday films

Hollywood likes to save its best films for last, in order to take advantage of holiday moviegoing crowds and be fresh in the minds of Academy voters when they start submitting their Oscar ballots in January. Here’s a list of the movies heading into theaters between now and the end of 2016 (along with a few January stragglers).

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‘Man Down’ is disappointing hodgepodge of ideas and styles

Before the final credits roll in “Man Down,” statistics are flashed on screen regarding the number of Iraq and Afghanistan war veterans with PTSD or who commit suicide. They are sobering, alarming figures and they deserve to be preceded by a better movie than this handsomely crafted and ambitious but heavy-handed hodgepodge of ideas and styles.

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5 Things to Do This Weekend in Boise

Weekend entertainment events include a revived play from Boise Contemporary Theater, Claus ’n Paus at Zoo Boise, concerts from Tommy Emmanuel, Harlis Sweetwater Band and more, plus food and drink from Dutch Bros., Boise Co-op and local breweries.

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Dave Barry's 2016 Holiday Gift Guide

The challenge, in this hectic season, is always to find enough unnecessary things for all the people on our gift list. That’s where this Holiday Gift Guide comes in. We sincerely believe that you will not find a collection of products this useless anywhere else. These are all real products; we did not make them up. You can actually buy them. – Dave Barry
Justin Azpiazu Miami Herald
Dave Barry's 2016 Holiday Gift Guide 5:48

Dave Barry's 2016 Holiday Gift Guide

Obama lights National Christmas Tree for final time 0:37

Obama lights National Christmas Tree for final time

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Learn about the puppets in Boise Contemporary Theater's revival of "A Nighttime Survival Guide"

Eureka! restaurant features gourmet burgers 1:03

Eureka! restaurant features gourmet burgers