Daily Archives : November 5, 2013

Tuba Christmas

The baritone brass of Tuba christmas breathes new life into classic carols. By Amy Larson Photography by Copper Chadwick and Courtesy of Dr. David Mathie On Saturday December 7, baritone brass will fill the air of downtown Boise with the…

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Cabin Fever

December marks the launch of The Cabin’s annual anthologies, giving you plenty to read on a cold winter’s night. By Elisabeth McKetta Photography by Copper Chadwick The Cabin performs a balancing feat year-round. In the summer they offer writing camps…

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Ed-Venture

BSU’s Venture College invests in the future of student entrepreneurs. By Pamela Kleibrink Thompson Photography by Copper Chadwick Two years ago, Mark Rudin, vice president of research and economic development at Boise State University, met Marshall Sinclair, a BSU art…

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In the Groove

For Boise brothers Chad and Travis Dryden, life goes right round, baby right round. By Ken Levy Photography by copper Chadwick While the world, it seems, is rushing to download digital tracks of their favorite albums, Boise brothers Chad and…

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Chutes and Ladders

Green Chutes offers Boise artists a cooperative catalyst for their creativity. By Elisabeth McKetta Photography by Copper Chadwick Each time I look forward to the giraffes: full-sized baby giraffes, with their soft expressions and caramel-colored wooden bodies. I look forward…

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All I Want for Christmas

Boise Bicycle Project gets kids up and riding with its annual holiday giveaway. By Ken Levy Photography by Copper Chadwick They bust their knuckles for free, just so they can give their hard work away. No, they’re not Santa’s elves,…

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Triple Threat

Brenton Viertel is a dangerous man. By Kate Matthews You wouldn’t know it to look at him, but Boise’s Brenton Viertel is no one to trifle with. Thankfully, Viertel isn’t armed with weapons of mass destruction; but instead with a…

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One Man, One Million Steps

Boise’s Kurt Koontz tests his body, mind and soul on a 490-mile pilgrimage across Spain, turning this modern day adventure tale into his first novel. By Jamie Dillion Do you know it takes 1,153 footsteps to walk a kilometer? No?…

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Christmas Past

On Christmas Eve of 1864 Boise City become the capital of the Idaho Territory and the city celebrated in styl. By Nicole Sharp The frontier town of Boise City was only a year-and-a-half old when it celebrated its second Christmas…

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Oh Christmas Tree

The hunt is on. By Clark Gillespie Forget hunting for holiday bargains; we all know, that when it comes to Christmas, it’s the hunt for the perfect tree that matters the most. For some, that may mean scavenging the wilds…

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