Each of the three pieces has a unique story with thoughtful influences, including everything from a magical pocket watch to Patsy Cline, and will be done Ballet Idaho-style, with glimmering costumes and mesmerizing technical skill.
Those lit lovers at The Cabin will present the 2012-2013 opening installment of their Readings and Conversations series, featuring author Abraham Verghese.
The ninth installment of Ignite Boise will take place Thursday, Oct. 18, at the Egyptian Theatre. The format of Ignite Boise is both simple and genius--16 of the city's thinkers, workers, dreamers and doers are selected and then given five minutes and 20 slides to speak about a subject of their choice.
Tap Dogs will perform at The Morrison Center from Tuesday, Oct. 23-Thursday, Oct. 25, and while a new British cast will take the place of the original Australian group, there should still be some thunder from down under--meaning the thundering sounds of the dancers' tap shoes, you pervs.
The play centers on 25-year-old Sherry, who recently graduated with her master's degree in art therapy. Rather than continuing on to her dream profession, she moves back in with her mother. Among the other things going wrong in her life, Sherry's sister is drinking and crying herself into a coma, her boss keeps bringing a rifle to work, and there's an escaped tiger on the loose.
The experimental psychologist, Harvard professor and contributor to The New York Times, Time and The New Republic has published a slew of books that investigate language, the mind and human nature.