The newest Homegrown Theater production involves a cat and a wad of cash. Veronica Livingstone, I Presume tells the story of a deceased millionaire and the ultimate crazy cat lady, who leaves her fortune not to her son but to her feline friend.
The play will run Tuesday, April 17-Thursday, April 19 at the Linen Building.
The event is hosted by industrial recycled-art purveyor Refinerii and will employ a Venetian carnival-steam punk theme. Think feathers, masks and elaborately embellished attire mixed with goggles, top hats and industrial items. Attendees are encouraged to don costumes and prizes will be given out for best mask, top hat, overall costume and more.
April 4 BW published its annual guide to all things food and booze: Restaurant + Bar Guide. Now that you've spent a week salivating, it's time satiate your craving for a gluttonous good time.
Local improv troupes will take to the stage at Fatty's on three consecutive Saturday nights, with the first Saturday, Sept. 8. And while the who-knows-what-they'll-say stuff of the improv will be in full force, expect more of a theoretical cage match than the violent physical duel in a literal cage seen in arenas and on TV.
Well, it's that time of year again. The time when people-watching in the City of Trees is at its best, buying local is at its easiest, and Saturday mornings are a lot less dull.
The Capital City Public Market will kick off Saturday, April 21, and the 2012 season will feature 140-160 farmers, artisans and local businesses that will line Eighth Street from Bannock Street to the Grove, and Idaho Street between Capitol Boulevard and Ninth Street.
The event that brings about corn dogs, funnel cakes and the choicest people watching in the valley kicks off Friday, Aug. 17, and continues through Sunday, Aug. 26. Idahoans can flock to Garden City beginning at noon every day in search of tasty gut-bombs and carnival rides.
According to a press release, Daisy's Madhouse sold out all seven performances of its Evil Dead The Musical production last year. The nonprofit theater company is bringing back the hilariously horrifying story of five people who journey to a remote cabin and end up turning into zombies. The return production promises not only more opportunities to see the show, but even more fake blood.
Assuming that Mother Nature cooperates, BAS representatives will set up specially filtered telescopes in the large field on the side of the CWI campus building at 4 p.m. so attendees can watch the transit of Venus across the sun without worrying about burned retinas.
The fusion of fashion and art will be on display Friday, Oct. 26, when BAM presents its Art of Fashion Show. The museum hosted a Recycled Fashion contest in early May, in which designers submitted their creations of attire made from repurposed materials. Those designs will head down the runway at the show, and attendees can vote for their favorite, with the victorious designer taking home $500.