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5 Things To Do This Weekend in Boise

Blues shredder Gary Clark Jr. plays Saturday night at the Knitting Factory. That show would be a great idea for the weekend — if it hadn’t sold out in advance ages ago.
Blues shredder Gary Clark Jr. plays Saturday night at the Knitting Factory. That show would be a great idea for the weekend — if it hadn’t sold out in advance ages ago. Invision/AP

1. GO PRO

Boise sports took a hit this week when the Idaho Stampede announced that they’re history. Keep the minor-league dream alive by supporting the Idaho Steelheads on Friday and Saturday at CenturyLink Arena. They’ll slap pucks against the Missouri Mavericks. FYI, that 4 for $46 deal is happening Friday (4 tickets, 4 hotdogs, 4 Pepsis). [Tickets]

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2. GET PARENTING ADVICE

Moms and dads will discover plenty to laugh and cringe at during comedian Christopher Titus’ latest tour, “Born with a Defect.” “If you are a parent, you have kids — this show is 90 minutes of therapy,” he tells the Idaho Statesman. It’s Friday at the Knitting Factory. [Tickets]

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3. ROCK AT THE ’LUX

STILL having post-Treefort withdrawals? Head to Neurolux. Touring indie acts never stop rolling through that reliable hipster destination. On Friday, it’s Astronauts, etc., and on Saturday, it’s The Shivas. [Tickets]

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4. SEE A BEAUTY

Ballet Idaho’s Elizabeth Barreto will make her princess debut in “The Sleeping Beauty” Friday and Saturday at the Morrison Center. [Tickets]

 

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5. WORM INTO SOME BOOKS

The Boise Public Library’s Spring Book Sale, which runs through Sunday, isn’t just for a good cause. It’s a place to land some serious bargains. With a stock of more than 100,000 books, CDs, DVDs, magazines, etc., you can waste, er, spend all day there sifting and shopping. Fill a grocery bag with books for $9. Here’s video from last year to show you what it’s like ...

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