First Alive After Five of 2017 packs The Grove Plaza
Sun rays and water sprays mixed with live music waves as Boise kicked off the 31st anniversary of Alive After Five. The popular event has returned to a newly improved plaza after a year of construction.
Michael Deeds’ 2016 column, “12 uncool things about Boise” got a lot of people talking in online comments and on social media. It flew over the heads of some stony-faced Idahoans. Others enjoyed the sarcasm. Michael shares some of the best.
New York Times’s Aisha Harris discusses how representations of police brutality in media changed. She says shows like “Insecure” and “Queen Sugar” sensitively deal with this issue by focusing on interactions’ emotional toll, not the violence itself.
A duck boat with 31 people on board capsized and sank to the bottom of Table Rock Lake during a severe thunderstorm on Thursday, resulting in one of the deadliest duck boat accidents in American history.
Artist Justin Abel, owner of the Academy of Art and Apprenticeship, opened the new space to create a center for small business education and a clinical setting to teach proper and safe tattooing, piercing and body modification practices.