A 1960s Greenwich Village apartment is the scene for a deadly game of cat and mouse when a group of conmen manipulate and terrorize an unsuspecting blind woman to reclaim a mysterious doll. When the doll can’t be found, the situation spirals out of control. Recommended for ages 14 and up. For information, go to IdahoShakespeare.org.
For this production of William Shakespeare's classic play, the Idaho Shakespeare Festival will transform the amphitheater into an Elizabethan theater, including new seating sections on stage, creating an immersive experience for audiences. The production is suitable for all ages. For ticket information, go to IdahoShakespeare.org.
Multiplatinum international music sensation Celtic Woman presents Voice of Angels, a captivating new show for 2017. It showcases the voices of Susan McFadden, Máiréad Carlin, Éabha McMahon and introduces new Celtic violinist Tara McNeill, accompanied by a group of equally talented musicians and dancers. The show starts at 7:30 p.m.
Join John Mellencamp on the Sad Clown and Hillbillies Tour with special guests Emmylou Harris, Carlene Carter and Lily & Madeleine at the Idaho Botanical Garden's Outlaw Field summer concert. Doors open at 5:30 p.m., and the show starts at 6:30 p.m. Bring your low-back chairs or blankets to place on the field.
Idaho’s vibrant multinational community comes together at World Village to celebrate culture through art, music, film and people. This three-day festival is at Capitol Park. Enjoy participants from Idaho's diverse communities and an art exhibition at the Idaho Statehouse.
Celebrate redheads and red fun at the Old Idaho Penitentiary. Show off your red hair or celebrate ginger fun with friends. Random participation prizes will be given, and there will be special best ginger contests for adults and kids. Food trucks, beer and wine will be available. The event will run from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.
The country’s best skateboard and BMX riders will descend on Boise for a spectator-friendly qualifier. Rhodes Skate Park, in the heart of downtown, will host an X Games qualifier as participants compete for an invitation to X Games Minneapolis. Streamed live on ESPN, the event will feature three disciplines: Men’s Skateboard Park, Women’s Skateboard Park and BMX Park.
With a selection of masterworks by 52 of the 20th century’s most influential artists, including Mark Rothko, Jackson Pollock, Georgia O’Keeffe, Jacob Lawrence, Marsden Hartley, Willem de Kooning, Stuart Davis and Alexander Calder, this Boise Art Museum exhibition illuminates the artistic transformations that took place in the U.S. during the first half of the century. For information, go to BoiseArtMuseum.org.
Join Opera Idaho’s resident company singers in this series of recitals dedicated to the form of underproduced music called art songs. These nonstaged songs often incorporate well-known poems and seasonal themes with complex music and piano. The event begins at 2:30 p.m. Admission is free.
Enjoy a variety of private gardens found in the growing Boise Bench area. Now in its 31st year, the Garden Tour is a fundraiser for the Idaho Botanical Garden and the Lunaria Grant. These historical properties are filled with old growth trees and modern updated gardens. For information, go to IdahoBotanicalGarden.org.
Critics are raving that Cameron Mackintosh's new production of Andrew Lloyd Webber's The Phantom of the Opera is "bigger and better than ever before." The beloved story and score, with songs like "Music of the Night," "All I Ask Of You" and "Masquerade" will be performed by a cast and orchestra of 52. Show times and prices vary. MorrisonCenter.com
Join the International Paranormal Reporting Group from 9 p.m. to midnight as they use their unique equipment and knowledge to attempt to connect with inmates and guards of the past. Participants are welcome to bring their cameras. Participants must be at least 18 years old.
Boise honors the internationally celebrated World Refugee Day. Start the day at the Grove Plaza with refugee performances, a citizenship ceremony, ethnic food and art vendors. Afterward, stop by Ann Morrison Park for a refugee soccer tournament, youth clinics and more entertainment at the second annual World Refugee Day Soccer Friendly.
A family friendly environment with something for everyone to enjoy. The 2017 line up includes; Flo Rida, The Band Perry, Sean Kingston, Hey Violet, and Austin Mahone. For tickets and information, visit BoiseMusicFestival.com Children 12 and under are free.
Using modern masters like Rothko, O’Keeffe and Pollock as inspiration, students at the Boise Art Museum will learn to break the rules of art. Participants will explore a variety of processes as they discover ways in which artists simplified shapes and forms to share their ideas and opinions about the world. Registration required. For information, go to BoiseArtMuseum.org.